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”

Soak in OCHS Art Students’ Incredible Virtual Show

Thrisha Kumar took a few minutes to get the scoop from the art teacher, Ms. Hudson, on this year’s art show, which is available virtually. Q: When is the Art Show? A: The art show should have been on Jan. 14, 2021, but due to the large crowd it typically draws, we had to switchContinue reading “Soak in OCHS Art Students’ Incredible Virtual Show”

Ring 2021 in with Academic Success by Managing Test Anxiety

By Lilly Nuck Biting your nails continuously. Tapping your foot to the beat of an aged analog clock. Your stomach twisting and turning inside you. These are all things that you could have experienced if you have ever gotten anxious before a quiz, test, or a final exam. No matter how long or hard youContinue reading “Ring 2021 in with Academic Success by Managing Test Anxiety”

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”