Airport Forces Dog Park to Close

A Photo Story By: Faith Graceffa Oak Creek’s Runway Dog Park was operated by Milwaukee County Parks, the government department that operates over 150 parks. After being open to the public since 2005, Runway is now being taken back into the hands of Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport. Dog owners who have been able to walkContinue reading “Airport Forces Dog Park to Close”

From Businessman to Educator

By: Victoria Cobani Since January of 2021, the businessman-turned-educator Kyle Kolhouse has been one of Oak Creek’s many business teachers — but becoming a teacher wasn’t always in his plans.   Kolhouse comes from a long business background; he often mentions that he has always been business-oriented. This often leaves his students thinking, just how farContinue reading “From Businessman to Educator”

Corrine Howard and Passion

By: Sam Steffes Among the over two-thousand students attending Oak Creek High School, there are countless outstanding Knights that have continuously proved that they have what it takes to make up an amazing school. There, standing confidently with her tennis racket in hand, is none other than Corrine Howard.  With her final tennis season officiallyContinue reading Corrine Howard and Passion

Adrenaline Fuels Sam into First Place

By: Caley Nell Sam Marsteller raced his way into first place with the Oak Creek Junior Varsity Mountain Bike Team, a relatively new club at the high school. The competition took place on Sept. 25 in Eau Claire where the course is challenging and other bikers are more familiar with the terrain.   Marsteller’s career inContinue reading “Adrenaline Fuels Sam into First Place”

Co-Conference Soccor Champion: Gilberto Perez

By: Kaitlyn Dohs For some people, sports are simply a way to stay busy and exercise. For Gilberto Perez, a junior on the Oak Creek High School boys varsity soccer team, sports are so much more. Perez has played basketball, football, and soccer. However, his passion for soccer trumps all and it has become hisContinue reading Co-Conference Soccor Champion: Gilberto Perez

Spanish Changed This Teacher’s Life

By: Faith Graceffa Spanish teacher Senora Tucknott has traveled to 25 countries, many with Spanish as the primary language, and has worked with multiple nonprofits to improve the lives of people in poverty. She helped start Español En Acción — a service-learning course that allows students to learn about global issues and work with nonprofitContinue reading “Spanish Changed This Teacher’s Life”

Isabelle Olesen – More Than Meets the Eye

By: Emily Cross Sophomore Isabelle Olesen is determined to return to the wrestling state tournament, but what most don’t know is that she’s also on the football team. 15-year-old Olesen has lived in Oak Creek her whole life. She lives in a close-knit household with her mother and father. Her older sister graduated high schoolContinue reading “Isabelle Olesen – More Than Meets the Eye”

Block – A Hit or a Miss?

By: Kennedy Corbin Oak Creek High School introduced block scheduling at the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year in hopes of providing a more efficient learning environment for both students and teachers. With the switch to the block schedule format, classroom time has increased from 50 minutes to 83 minutes. Some say this created moreContinue reading Block – A Hit or a Miss?

GO Time Benefits Students

By: Kaitlyn Dohs GO Time gives students at Oak Creek High School the opportunity to thrive academically. However, teachers, administration, and students worry that GO time will not be effectively utilized.  GO Time replaced advisory and study halls in block scheduling this year. The school board and administration put a lot of time and researchContinue reading GO Time Benefits Students

Volleyball Superstars and Their Superstitions

By: Emily Cross Oak Creek Girls Volleyball, the number-one-ranked team in the Southeast Conference, trusts that their superstitions will bring them to the top.  Led by coach of the year, Kristen Hren, the team has an overall record of 22-4. The Knights come off a big conference win on Tuesday, September 28th, against the previouslyContinue reading Volleyball Superstars and Their Superstitions