Launch Pad

Launch Pad

  • September 10Lady Rocket Netters place Third in New Athens Tournament
  • September 30Pink Out t-shirt order forms are due Wednesday, September 18.
  • September 30No School- Monday, October 8

Speaker visits OJSHS with a Great Message

Cameron Rohde, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019

Levi Hart has a good story to tell. He left us with two lessons “It is ok not to be ok” and “It’s ok to be not ok it’s not ok when your not ok.” He stated that he always tried to fit in. He had his house raided by ...

Voice of Democracy contest winners announced

Autumn Heberer, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

Every year, the juniors have to write a Voice of Democracy paper. The purpose of this paper is for the students to voice why they believe their vote matters. The Veterans of Foreign Wars are the sponsors. Mr. Smith is the a...

Introducing – Mr. Recker, Band Director

Autumn Heberer, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Another school year brings another new band director for Okawville. This year, the role has been taken over by Mr. Reed Recker. Mr. Recker attended SIU-C for four and a half years and taught for two years in Pinckneyville befo...

Veteran’s Day Program scheduled

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

On Friday, November 9th at 12:15 at Okawville Jr. Sr. High School there will be a Veterans’ Day assembly, where students will learn more about Veterans’ Day.  Our own Mr. Gaebe, who is one of the teachers who organized t...

FCA Prays for our school

Hannah Miller, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

FCA participated in an event called See You at the Pole. What even is see you at the pole? See you at the pole is a world wide event. Kids and teachers gather at their flagpole. Some people choose to pray out loud over their sch...

Helping Those in Need

Hannah Miller, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

The Okawville FCA collected supplies for the people affected by hurricane Florence in North Carolina. They accepted donations such as water bottles, canned food, cleaning supplies, etc. It could be dropped them off in the fron...

Rocket Social Media Begins to Soar

Kymberly Schmitt

September 30, 2018

With the start of a new school year, our principal, Mr. Senior, has come up with a new idea. This year, he is having teachers take more pictures or videos when students are doing interesting projects or activities. With promoting o...

Giving the Gift that Costs Nothing to Give

Jared Juenger

September 30, 2018

Student Council hosted a blood drive on Tuesday, September 25th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Luechtefeld Gymnasium. About 35 people donated blood this year. Members of Student Council voluntered their time to work the blood dr...

Helping the Community

April 5, 2018

PTO Candle Fundraiser

PTO Candle Fundraiser

April 5, 2018

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