Cats vs. Dogs: Which is the superior species?

By Riya Lahoti (dogs) and Ms. Carie Ferg (cats) Dogs Cats vs. dogs, a mere lighthearted debate to see which animal makes for the greater companion. For, it is barely a discussion, as dogs hold no competition in being named the better pet.  Famously said by King Fredrick of Prussia in 1789, “The only, absoluteContinue reading “Cats vs. Dogs: Which is the superior species?”

Taylor Gilbert Designs Iconic Veterans Mural

By Sarbjeet Kaur Our surroundings shape us. Even when looking back on our experiences, certain images stick out and bring back memories attached with it, and before you know it, you’re lost in a nostalgic daze reliving your best days. Whether that trigger be something as simple as a scantron sheet or your prom dress,Continue reading “Taylor Gilbert Designs Iconic Veterans Mural”

OCPAEC Will Create Opportunities for the Students & the Community

By Caley Nell The addition to OCHS that is currently under construction is the Oak Creek Performing Arts and Education Center (OCPAEC), which will open up in the fall of 2021. The new Performing Arts and Education Center brings students and the community the following key advantages: The larger performance area for students in theater,Continue reading “OCPAEC Will Create Opportunities for the Students & the Community”

Cast Your Vote for “Best” Seniors!

It’s that time of year again for seniors to cast their votes for who of their fellow classmates is “most likely to” to achieve specific accomplishments in their lives or who have the “best of” traits. To vote, take the senior superlative survey here. If you need to refresh your memory on the senior roster,Continue reading “Cast Your Vote for “Best” Seniors!”

Mock Trial Prevails in Virtual Setting

By Riya Lahoti Feb. 6, 2021, brought mock trial’s annual regional conference. Mock trial is a nation-wide organization that provides an opportunity to witness a real-life trial for students who are interested in either law or drama. However, the “case” is a simulation that originates from a real court case. As participants in the simulation,Continue reading “Mock Trial Prevails in Virtual Setting”

The Second Impeachment of Donald Trump Simplified

By Alexander Schott On Jan. 6, 2021, in the Eclipse in the National Mall, former President Donald Trump supporters organized a “Save America” rally in which supporters gathered to hear speeches from Donald Trump; Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s lawyer; family members of Donald Trump, like Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr.; and leaders of many conservativeContinue reading “The Second Impeachment of Donald Trump Simplified”

Let’s Celebrate Female Entrepreneurs for Women’s History Month!

By Thrisha Kumar Women have always been unequally challenged when it comes to leadership, and entrepreneurship is no exception. However, the call for equality is starting to shape success. The world now has more successful women in innumerable fields. March is Women’s History Month, and here are some outstanding female entrepreneurs everyone should know.  DevakiContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate Female Entrepreneurs for Women’s History Month!”

Oak Creek’s Opens First Gourmet Cookie Franchise

By Riya Lahoti With some of our favorite businesses sadly going out of business, there is room for new opportunities to make way into our growing community. On March 9 (Biz Times), there was a hearing for Franchise Crumbl Cookies’ opening in Drexel Town Square. There will also be a future opening of Crumbl CookiesContinue reading “Oak Creek’s Opens First Gourmet Cookie Franchise”

FBLA Places 2nd Overall at Competition

By Riya Lahoti Students tackled this year’s FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) competition through the platform of the Internet. With such a talent-diverse group, it wasn’t a surprise that Oak Creek placed 2nd overall during this competition, proudly representing our high school. “Although we weren’t able to be in person to network and meetContinue reading “FBLA Places 2nd Overall at Competition”

What Will Our Future Look Like With More Technology Advancing?

A research argument by Caley Nell It is a known fact that we are becoming more and more dependent on technology. We use cars to get to school or work, we use our cell phone to call or text, we regularly use washers and dryers, and most have a dishwasher. With technology becoming more availableContinue reading “What Will Our Future Look Like With More Technology Advancing?”