OCHS Homecoming Week

By Riya Lahoti As students come back to school after almost seven months of quarantine, a yearly tradition of homecoming week created new fond memories of Oak Creek Knight spirit. Every day, our students were given the opportunity to dress according to their grade’s theme, such as “fantasy freshman,” “spooky sophomores,” “jersey juniors,” and “spaceContinue reading “OCHS Homecoming Week”

Oak Creek School District to Return to 100-Percent Virtual Learning

By Ms. Julie Lietz Last night, the OCFSD school board met in a special meeting to discuss returning to Phase 1 (100-percent remote learning) as the Oak Creek burden rate increased to 430–exceeding the threshold of 350 for the criteria voted on by the board back in August. Beginning October 19, 2020, OCFSD will returnContinue reading “Oak Creek School District to Return to 100-Percent Virtual Learning”

Easy Ways to Survive and Self Care During Quarantine

By Lilly Nuck While Covid-19 has brought an immense amount of physical sickness to people all around the world, it has also brought an array of newly and increased preexisting mental illness. The struggle of being isolated in your home and having normality taken away from you abruptly can have a large effect on theContinue reading “Easy Ways to Survive and Self Care During Quarantine”

Oak Creek to Return to School on Hybrid Schedule

By Ms. Ferg After nearly four weeks of educators tackling the world of virtual learning from the halls of Oak Creek High School and students showing up to class from their bedrooms, the educational reality due to COVID-19 is about to change once again on Sept. 28, 2020.  On that day, students will be backContinue reading “Oak Creek to Return to School on Hybrid Schedule”

2020 OCHS Senior Superlatives

by Madelyn Buchmann Despite the uprooting of so many lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, high school tradition endures in the form of senior superlatives. After 228 votes, the results are in. Best Dressed goes to… Best Hair goes to… Best Laugh goes to… Best Personality goes to… Best Smile goes to… Best Voice goesContinue reading “2020 OCHS Senior Superlatives”

OCHS production sells out before opening night

By Jonathan Phung The opening week of the Oak Creek High School Theatre Program’s production of Fiddler on the Roof has been a great success!  It lives up to the reputation created by the  students involved, having sold out completely even before opening night.  Fiddler on the Roof is based on Sholom Aleichem’s Tevye andContinue reading “OCHS production sells out before opening night”

2020 Presidential Candidates

By Riya Lahoti As Trump’s first term comes to an end, hopeful candidates campaign against one another in preparation for the next presidential race. Currently, 12 democratic candidates and two Republican competitors from Trump’s own party are running for the coveted position of President of the United States. Republican Party Donald Trump As our currentContinue reading “2020 Presidential Candidates”

OCHS Mock Trial attends the Regional Conference

By Riya Lahoti This past weekend presented Mock Trial’s annual regional conference. Mock trial is a nation-wide organization that provides an opportunity to witness a real-life trial to students who are interested in either law or drama. However, the “case” is a simulation that originated from a real court case. As participants in the simulation,Continue reading “OCHS Mock Trial attends the Regional Conference”

Oak Creek’s FBLA teams dominate at their Regional Competition

By Riya Lahoti Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is one of the largest clubs at Oak Creek High School with over 100 members. During the first weekend of February 2020, the members of FBLA attended the Regional Competition at Muskego High School. The competition assesses a broad range of business and career-related areas, andContinue reading “Oak Creek’s FBLA teams dominate at their Regional Competition”