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Person First Day celebrated on Jan. 15
Features

Claire Heyne | February 2, 2021

This year, OHS celebrated Person First Day, which is a formally recognized Minnesota holiday that aims to spread awareness about inclusion and respect for all. The Person First campaign encourages the…

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Students with disabilities and distance learning
Coronavirus

Meghan Rostvit | April 21, 2020

Students at OHS are now forced to complete April assignments online as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The current workload stress has developed new pressure for students. While students miss the face…

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One year later
News

Magnet Feature Staff | February 18, 2020

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a three-part series about the changes OHS has experienced in the past year since the lockdown on  Feb. 11, 2019. This article is not a comprehensive summary of the whole…

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Social Isolation: How screens affect teens
Features

Ethan Rohman | January 27, 2020

Today in society, social media plays a substantial role in the everyday lives of the adolescence. Social media provides many opportunities for teens; it is a channel for socializing, bonding and informing….

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Phones over Yondr
News

Cole Stanley | June 3, 2019

In April 2019, a select few OHS teachers introduced the Yondr bags to their students. The Yondr bag is a new piece of equipment that is designed to limit the use of cell phones or smart devices. It is…

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Breaking barriers and clays
Sports

Kenzie Haberman | May 29, 2019

Trap shooting has traditionally been a fairly male-dominant sport, but these girls have decided to break the stereotype by showing everyone that girls can shoot too. The Owatonna trap shooting team kicked…

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Swimmer breaks barriers
Sports

Ashwini Manokar | November 7, 2018

Junior Emily Haas is a swimmer for the OHS Girls Swim team. She joined the swim team in the beginning of her freshman year, and her favorite event to swim is the 50 freestyle. The past three seasons have…

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