Future band trip to Disney World

Next year, during spring break or right after school is out, the eighth through eleventh grades will go on the band trip to Disney World. The trip will take one day of travel and back, adding five days and four nights at Disney. October 6 Tom Meyers informed the students about the upcoming band trip to Disney World. When the band heard the news, ...


Boy gets chance of a lifetime

Kendra Beard, News Editor

October 4, 2017No Comments

When 11 year old Frank Giaccio from Falls Church, Virginia, sent a letter to the White House in August asking to mow the White House lawn, he probably wasn’t expecting the reply he received. The young boy said in his l...

Nation’s tallest dam causes thousands to evacuate

April 10, 2017No Comments

In California February 10, the Oroville Dam had water spilling out and creating a hole 300 feet wide with a million gallons of water rushing out per second. The dam has two spillways, the primary and the emergency spill...

U.S. Navy Seal Killed in Yemen

Heather McConnell, Copy Editor

February 17, 2017No Comments

On Sunday in Yemen, two Americans were killed. One was decorated 36 year old Navy SEAL, William “Ryan” Owens. The other was an 8 year old girl, who was the daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki. Owens enlisted in the military in 1998 and w...

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Student Life

Just keep swimming

Grace Vance

November 2, 2017No Comments

SPLISH SPLASH!  Eighth grade student Claire George swims as a hobby. She has been swimming since she was eight and began swimming on a summer league team at Fremont Hills Country Club. She tried out competitive swim and really enjoyed it so instead of...

Roaring renovations

Abbey Hammons, Student Life Editor

October 4, 2017No Comments

Ozark Junior High shows off a newly updated building for the eighth and ninth grade students. Before renovations, students had to go outside to get from class to class, rain or shine. In severe weather, students had to be held in a classroom until...

Flip, turn, jump

Maggie Kensinger, Sunshine Editor

October 4, 2017No Comments

There are many talented students that participate in out of school activities here at Ozark Junior High S. One of those students is eighth grader, Kaydon Sutton. When she was four years old, her mother signed her up for gymnastics, and she has stuck ...

Eighth grade dance and SDC trip approaches

April 11, 2017

Boy Scout working to reach highest rank

April 10, 2017

Then and now

February 3, 2017

Gone with the old, in with the new

February 3, 2017

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Recent Entertainment Stories

Get “hooked on a feeling” again

April 11, 2017

On May 5, Marvel fans will be crowding the theaters as Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2 will be released...

Oscars mishap

April 11, 2017

On February 26, the Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The 89th Academy Award show...

Out with old, in with the new

April 10, 2017

Unfortunate news was released to the public on January 31, the world of Club Penguin is going to be shut down forever and Puffles will go away with it. Club Pen...

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Tiger Scoreboard

  • Tuesday, November 29

    A-Team Girls Basketball

    OJHS 43 - Neosho 19

  • Tuesday, November 29

    B-Team Girls Basketball

    OJHS 36 - Neosho 5

  • Monday, November 28

    B-Team Boys Basketball

    OJHS 7 - Rogersville 7

  • Monday, November 28

    A-Team Boys Basketball

    OJHS 47 - Rogersville 41

  • Monday, November 28

    A-Team Girls Basketball

    OJHS 36 - Rogersville 21

  • Monday, November 28

    B-Team Girls Basketball

    OJHS 16 - Rogersville 4

  • Tuesday, November 22

    B-Team Girls Basketball

    OJHS 37 - Webb City 18

  • Tuesday, November 22

    A-Team Girls Basketball

    OJHS 37 - Webb City 41

  • OJH wrestling season begins

    On, Monday, October 23 Ozark Jr High School wrestling season begins with all practices held at Ozark Junior High. Practices start off with a warm up,...

  • Basketball try-outs to begin at OJH

    Basketball tryouts for eighth grade girls are coming up October 25 and 26 from 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm. There will be places for 15 students on the eighth ...

  • Ozark cross country

    Ozark Junior High’s eighth and ninth grade cross country teams season is well underway and the COC meet is right around the corner. OJH cross countr...

  • Tennis girls serve to the end of the season

    Thursday, September 14 marked the end of the freshman girls’ tennis season and they finished strong. The junior varsity girls played in a total of ...

  • Bump…set…spike

    The volleyball season is slipping away for the eighth grade volleyball players. They have already had six games and they have won all of them except o...

  • Make a splash

    For the past three months, the Ozark  boys swim and dive team have been practicing up to eight hours a week at the John H. Foster Natatorium in Sprin...

  • Track season underway

    As April starts to roll in that means track season is starting at Ozark Junior High. Ozark had two dual meets, both were held at Ozark High School. D...

  • Homerun

    The Ozark Junior High softball season has officially begun. They had their first game March 28 against Nixa. The A team beat Nixa 25-2 and the B team ...

  • Ozark Junior High softball tryouts have begun

    On February 21 and 23 the Ozark Junior High held softball tryouts for seventh and eighth grade girls at their home field. Coaches Nimmo, Little...

  • OJH tracks runs into the new season

    The track season at Ozark Junior High is starting up soon. The first practice will be on Monday, February 27, after school with practices continuing t...

  • Can the eagles

    Can the Eagles started last week on Monday, October 2 and ended on Friday, October 6. Though Ozark tried hard, Nixa pulled ahead and won the Can the E...

  • Ozark Junior High's National Junior Honor Society has been accepting new member applications. They accept new members in the second quarter of every s...

  • Can the eagles

    Can the Eagles started last week on Monday, October 2 and ended on Friday, October 6. Though we tried hard, Nixa pulled ahead and won the Can the Eagl...

  • Science Olympiad hopes to “rock” the competition

    The Ozark Junior High Science Olympiad is a team made up of all ninth graders. The team is now a C division team meaning they will be competing agains...

  • Students get fired up for Christ as FCA club begins

    One of the many clubs at Ozark Junior High, FCA, is getting reading to kickoff. FCA is a student-led club that stands for Fellowship of Christian ...

  • Check my name

    The Student Council elections for the offices of president, vice-president, treasurer, and secretary were held Thursday, September 21 during Ozark Jun...

  • Future Career Community Leaders of America

    The FCCLA (Future Career and Community Leaders of America) Club is coming to a start, and they’re fired up. FCCLA started August 16 at Ozark Junior ...

  • Party, food, culture

    Dallas Eoff and Gasha Fevold are the advisors of the Culture Club at Ozark Junior High School and Ozark High School. Meetings are held once a month du...

  • Possible Lego robotics competition approaching

    The Robotics Club, coached by Mrs. Suiter, has recently gotten the mat and Lego parts, which will speed up their progress. The competition consists...

  • Competitive Speech and Debate team starts the new season

    The Speech and Debate season has officially started. Last year’s Speech and Debate team won several trophies at competition and the team hopes to do...

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