The Tartan

Blog Entries - October 2017

What's New?

Posted on: October 11, 2017

by Kelsey Schwegman    In the last edition of The Tartan, Abby Kromme and I set up a blind date between seniors Sydney Longbottom and Tyler Dunn. We only provided readers with info about how each felt before the date, leaving readers wondering how

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Damage to a car and Houses after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Recap

Posted on: October 10, 2017

By Makayla Head    Lately, the world has experienced terrible hurricane forecast. In the past two months, two major hurricanes have occurred, which caught everyone by surprise. They both have affected people in horrible ways. While some of the

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Drumline marching at football game.

Drumline...Next Big Thing?

Posted on: October 10, 2017

by Leah Lindemann Ever since the first-day-of-school pep rally, drumline seems to be the hottest topic within the student body these past few weeks.The drumline phenomenon has constantly been growing since with features on Snapchat and even a request for a

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Pennywise the Dancing Clown staring Manically at the camera

Stephen King's IT (2017) Movie Review

Posted on: October 9, 2017
Tags: Movie review

By Nathan Brown    Recently, a new adaptation of Stephen King’s IT made its way to cinemas on September 8th, 2017. The film has exploded in popularity and shows no signs of stopping. Every year, studios churn out horror movies that tend

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Students teach class

Challenge Day Makes a Difference

Posted on: October 6, 2017

By Katelyn Powers and Ben Murray On Friday, September 29th, 2017 the student of Oak Hills kicked the day before homecoming off with our 5th annual Challenge Day. The mission of Oak Hills was to work with the students on developing an understanding of global

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Olivia Brown standing near a brick wall

Highlander Spotlight: Sports Manager, Olivia Brown

Posted on: October 10, 2017
Tags: Highlander spotlight

by Molly Florimonte Some people have heard of them, others have not. Some people know what they do, others don’t. Sports managers are people that don’t get talked about or appreciated enough in our school. Olivia Brown is the sports manager for

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3 Different Cell Phones

Cell Phones: Addictive or Helpful

Posted on: October 10, 2017
Tags: Cell phones, Social media

by Morgan Higgins In this day and age, everyone has a phone. Toddlers are playing with devices at the early ages of two or three, which makes them ready to have a phone by age seven. Parents offer phones to their ten and eleven year olds 60% of the time,

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Mccracken Hall in autumn

Visiting Miami

Posted on: October 9, 2017
Tags: Ccr

by Hailey Parker As senior year approaches, college visits become an essential part of your final year of high school. Knowing what your future holds starts with knowing where you want to go to school. One rather interesting school has to be Miami Oxford.

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Dan Horn

Heroin in Our Backyard

Posted on: October 2, 2017
Tags: Challenge day

by Alli Auel Most of the students at Oak Hills High School are unaware of how severe the heroin epidemic has become in the Cincinnati area. For Challenge Day, which focused on global health, Oak Hills invited writer and reporter Dan Horn, from the Cincinnati

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