Launch Pad

Launch Pad

  • Lady Rocket Netters place First in Trico Tournament
  • Volleyball will be hosting a Pink Out game against Pickneyville on October 15. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. If you would like to purchase a t-shirt, contact a volleyball player or OHS. T-shirts are $7.
  • No School- Monday, October 14
Homecoming Dance a Success

Homecoming Dance a Success

December 11, 2019

Homecoming Pep Rally a Success

Jordyn Heckert, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

On Friday, November 22, OHS had their Homecoming Pep Rally. This assembly was full of lots of fun and many events. To start off the Rally, the Girls and Boys Basketball Teams showed off their skills as they would before a g...

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods

Laura Cook, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

This Halloween, Student Council went around town and collected canned goods in the Okawville community. Four to five students were assigned to each neighborhood or area. Once again, this community service project was a great success b...

Drama Club Prepares for School’s First Ever Musical : Mamma Mia!

Jared Juenger, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

OHS Drama Club will be putting on its first-ever musical this spring.  Drama Club usually does a play, but this year the members, along with Mrs. Welch, decided to try something new.  What musical you ask… Mamma Mia! Audit...

OHS Hosts Blood Drive

Jared Juenger, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, the American Red Cross and the OHS Student Council teamed up to host the annual fall blood drive in the Luechtefeld Gym.  This is one of the two blood drives they put on in the year. There is al...

Musical Cast Set

Ashley Langenstein, Senior Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Okawville High School’s Drama Club is performing the musical Mamma Mia in March. This is Mrs. Welch’s second year in charge of the Drama Club. The lead this year is Marlee Frederking as Donna Sheridan, and Maci Wolf is Donna...

FCA sponsors Meet Me at the Pole Event

Megan Rennegarbe, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

See You At The Pole is a national event where anyone can meet at a local flagpole to connect hands and pray for their community, their schools, their family, their friends, and many more. See You At The Pole was started in 1990...

Marching Toward Success

Marching Toward Success

October 1, 2019

FFA keeps it clean

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

During the Wheat Fest, the Okawville FFA was in charge of picking up trash.  The members took turns taking two-hour shifts. During these two hour shifts, they were to empty the trash cans and pick up any trash.  Also on Saturda...

Pie Stand has profitable Wheat Fest

Autumn Heberer, Senior Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

During Wheat Fest weekend, the pie stand sponsored by the Timepiece staff had great success. By 8:30 Sunday night, the stand was sold out of every pie slice. On Saturday, the stand ran out of hot dogs and had to buy another cas...

Active Shooter Drill Takes Place

Jordyn Heckert, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

On Friday, September 20, the Okawville Jr. Sr. High School had a school shooter drill. Beginning at 1:30 p.m., students were sent through their regular schedule of classes, 1st hour- 7th hour. They had one minute to get from one ...

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