The Signal

Senior Nicole Overbay views her NCAF Original Oratory entry,

Three students qualify for NCFA Nationals

May 14, 2020

On April 30, Aleesa Hill (LD Debate), Nicole Overbay (Original Oratory), and Aubri Stewart (Oral Interpr...

Meeting at a car, OTMS Teacher Ms. Allison Friedrich hands lunches to Ms. Susan Panther at Cler-Mont Elementary School. The district continues to deliver lunches for children 18 and under on Mondays and Thursdays at Cler-Mont Elementary, Blue Hills Elementary, Buckner Elementary, Elm Grove Elementary and Hawthorn.

District provides lunches for families during school shut down

April 23, 2020

The District started handing out free lunches on Tuesday, Mar. 17 and will continue to hand out free ...

District closed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Dimly lit, Ms. Bridget Eischeid's English classroom sits vacant. The Fort Osage School District has closed all schools through April 24 in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Story by Cali Roberts, Reporter

March 27, 2020

Fort Osage School District cancelled classes through Apr. 24 following Blue Springs,  Independence an...

Two qualify for FBLA State Competition

Story by Lailah Bobo, Reporter

March 20, 2020

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) senior team competed in the District 4 competition on Jan.28. Senior Aleesa Hill advanced to State in Business Communication and Impromptu speaking. Senior Nicole Overbay also advanced to State. Seniors Truman Gouldsmith and Kyrsten Steffens placed fifth in the Public Service Ann...

Two students earn top 20 honors in ‘Kindest Kansas Citian’ essay contest

Two students earn top 20 honors in 'Kindest Kansas Citian' essay contest

Story by Sarah Short, Reporter

March 17, 2020

The room is silent as students proceed to write down ideas for the upcoming assignment. All that is heard i...

Art student earns Governor’s Choice Award

Getting it just right, Junior Allison Gant adjusts a print of her award winning art work,

Story by Sarah Short, Reporter

March 16, 2020

It’s the fifth hour of the day and the class is as noisy as ever, but that doesn’t stop junior Alli...

Freshman Haley Ward stands at the top of the podium with the 130 pound Championship bracket poster in her hands. Ward is the first Individual Girls Wrestling State Champion in FOHS history.

Wrestling: Haley Ward takes first State Title in school history

March 13, 2020

Freshman Haley Ward made Fort Osage High School history on Saturday, Feb. 22. Ward finished her seas...

Schedule changes now made by software

Junior Tyler Sharp checks his schedule on the updated Infinite Campus software. The new software automatically sets schedules based on an algorithm.

Story by Dylan Lugenbeel, Reporter

March 13, 2020

With the start of the second semester came new schedule changes for students across the school. Hours were c...

Wrestling: Girls lead the way at State

Senior Tess Kinne, freshman Haley Ward and senior  Rachel Rellihan prepare for the State Tournament. The girls team finished 11th with 39 points.

Story by Cassidy Newberry, Reporter

March 2, 2020

The Indians Wrestling squad sent eight wrestlers to Columbia February 20-22 for the Missouri State Hi...

ELA electives now fulfill ELA graduation requirements

Sophomore Annabelle Whitt-Jacques gets some sustained silent reading done in her ELA 2 class. Students can now take ELA Electives for their required ELA graduation credits.

Story by Lailah Bobo, Reporter

February 20, 2020

In the past, students have been required to take regular standard English Language Arts (ELA) courses for...

Sinking in a half nelson, sophomore Steven Gabb, III moves his opponent into a near-fall position. Gabb eventually won his 285 lb match by fall to help the Indians move to a 2-0 dual record.

Varsity Wrestling starts season with 2 duel wins

December 20, 2019

The wrestling team scored 44 points in the duel against Lee’s Summit West and 66 points against Sain...

The Cheer Team poses with it's 2nd Place plaque at the State Tournament in Columbia. The team consists of (Front row L to R) seniors Sydnei Flaig, Taylor Menne and Sam Mygatt. (Back row L to R) freshman Lohany Galeas, freshman Tatyana Blankinship, sophomore Jaden Wolfe, freshman Madison Corish and freshman Courtney Canzonere.

Cheer performs well at State

December 3, 2019

Fort Osage’s Cheer team took second in the skill based routine and fourth in the game day routine ...

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