The OHS Press

Okemos Trump brings humor to OHS

Okemos Trump brings humor to OHS

Jackson Grabill, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

A new account has has popped up on Twitter this month, bringing laughs and possible controversy to Okemos. Modeled after tweets made by President Donald Trump, @OkemosTrump tweets about issues, events and people at Okemos High School. While some may take issue or offense to the account, the intention...

BPT says, ‘No homework over break!’

BPT says, ‘No homework over break!’

Annie Burba, Editor-In-Chief

December 20, 2019

The Building Planning Team (BPT) has decided to prohibit teachers from giving students homework over break.

Autumnal activities to enjoy outside of extracurriculars

Rose Albrecht, Associate Editor

October 4, 2019

We always lose fall to the start of school. Everyone forgets that it even exists besides, of course, the ever-looming popularity of pumpkin spice. So here are some things to do in our tiny little boring Michigan town that you didn’t even know were happening. Apple Butter Festival: Oct. 19-20 -- Fenner...

Dance team continues to grow at OHS

Dance team continues to grow at OHS

Zara Hertafeld, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

Despite having started last year, Okemos’ dance team has become well integrated into OHS athletics. The dance team has performed at the home football games, the pep assembly and will be at extracurricular events such as basketball games and the talent show. The team was started by Alana Reome and...

College Admission Tips

Abby Bradley, Web Editor

September 25, 2019

College application deadlines are approaching. Read this article for some helpful tips.

Trash on the road impedes morning traffic

Abby Bradley, Web Editor

May 28, 2019

On May 28th, copious amounts of trash were on the road impeding morning traffic.

Hockey team hosts second annual suicide awareness game

Hockey team hosts second annual suicide awareness game

Annabel Burba, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

On February 2, the Okemos hockey team will hold their Okemos Suicide Awareness Hockey Game at Suburban Ice, a fundraiser held in honor of the late OHS student David Rhem. Complete with the silent auction at 7pm and the game at 7:30, the event’s proceeds will go to the American Foundation for Suicide...

Athletic Director announces new position in Florida

Athletic Director announces new position in Florida

Jackson Grabill, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019

Athletic Director Ira Childress is leaving Okemos at the end of the year to become the athletic director at Gulliver Prep, a private school just outside of Miami, FL. Childress made the announcement via Twitter on January 22. “I think this opportunity, the timing of it right now is just really good...

Okemos teacher’s vintage modeling hobby revealed

Okemos teacher’s vintage modeling hobby revealed

Megan Wiseman, Web Editor

March 8, 2019

Vintage style. To many, it is simply a part of history, but for Emily Feehery (English), it is a lifestyle. “[The term] pin up typically refers to fashion from the 30’s through the 50’s,” Feehery said. “I tend to most often dress in late 40’s to early 50’s style dresses, typically ones...

Mystery surrounding former OHS teacher Frank Crane begins to unravel

Mystery surrounding former OHS teacher Frank Crane begins to unravel

Rebecca Yeomans-Stephenson and Rose Albrecht

February 19, 2019

It’s Oct. 29, 1969, and OHS’ resident debate coach and journalism adviser Frank Crane will not be returning to work the following Monday. Frank Crane had been recognized as Frank Goolsby, a criminal wanted for larceny and fraud in Washington State. The only reason authorities had gotten ahold...

Three superintendent candidates advance to final round of interviews

Sophie Parks and Rebecca Yeomans-Stephenson

October 24, 2018

The search for a new superintendent began after Alena Zachery-Ross’s resignation in late summer 2018. Interviews for the position began earlier this month. In the first round of interviews on October 8 and 9 there were four candidates: John Hood, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction in Okemos;...

New team prepares to dance its way into OHS

New team prepares to dance its way into OHS

Reina Brodeur, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018

With the start of the new school year comes the formation of the newest varsity sport: dance. While many details are still in the works, the new team is gearing up for the fall and winter seasons with plans to perform at pep rallies, football games and basketball games with later plans for the spring...

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