The OHS Press

Remembering Kobe Bryant’s life and story

Ashleigh Weiszbrod and Jack Moreland

February 11, 2020

First reported by TMZ, Kobe Bryant has been confirmed dead at the age of 41 in an S-76 helicopter crash. Bryant was known for his 20-year long professional basketball career with the Los Angeles Lakers, from 1996-2016. He was the 13th pick during the first round of the 1996 NBA draft. Originally drafted...

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...

Beloved cross country coach passes away

Beloved cross country coach passes away

G Sambaer, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

John Quiring, known to many in the Okemos community as Coach Q, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at age 75. Quiring was a graduate of University High and Michigan State. At Okemos, he taught and coached for over thirty years. Coach Q built the cross country program up from nothing, winning 29 le...

OHS Orchestras Trek to Germany for Spring Break

OHS Orchestras Trek to Germany for Spring Break

Maddie Suhrheinrich, Business Manager

April 19, 2017

During Spring Break, many orchestra students flew across the sea to Germany. After an 8 hour flight, students were welcomed by their host families at a local school. Students, like Trinity Kelly (10) have been looking forward to and preparing for this trip for a long time. “I’ve been waitin...

Freshman Comicstrip Sweeps Through OHS

A classic issue of The Daily

Madeline Robins, Web Editor

April 17, 2017

Everyday, Jack Hertafeld, an enthusiastic freshmen, delivers copies of The Daily to the journalism staff, fresh off of the library copier. Although we all thoroughly enjoy these comics, we are always left wondering how The Daily came to be; and we know we are not the only ones.   The Daily, includ...

Beloved Okemos Coach Dies

Beloved Okemos Coach Dies

G Sambaer, Sports Editor

March 21, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 23, in Winter Haven, Florida, the Okemos community lost a beloved member. Jon Wozniak began at Okemos in 1986 as a coach and teacher. He retired from teaching in the late 90s, but continued to coach shotput and discus for the track and field team. Wozniak, also known as Coach Woz, ha...

Humans of OHS: Declan Mccole

Declan Mccole (9)

Julian Fedorchuck, Managing Editor

March 9, 2017

What are you looking forward to most about the musical? “I just like the group of people that are in it.”

Republicans Move to Repeal Obamacare

Courtesy of The Maine Wire

Joe Chappelle, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2017

The new Congress under President-elect Donald Trump took the first steps on January 13th to begin the process of repealing Obamacare. House republicans have stuck to their word and began the process of repeal by approving a budget resolution. However, not all republicans were on board, as a total of ...

Dementia Rates Dropping Like it’s Hot

Dementia Rates Dropping Like it's Hot

Annie Barker, Copy Editor

December 15, 2016

In a recent study it was found that Dementia rates are going down. Dementia is a disease that causes memory loss and a range of other varying symptoms, but ultimately slows down motor skills. In a recent study conducted by JAMA International Medicine, out of 21,000 adults 65 or older, the perce...

The Decline of Vine

The Decline of Vine

Paris Wilson, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2016

On October 27, 2016 Twitter announced that they will be discontinuing the Vine app. The six second videos sparked a new category in the wide platform of social media in 2013 when the Vine App came about. Originally the app started off small but with new updates enhancing the app and more people gaini...

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