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 By Jeremy Struve    News    February 14, 2019 

Snow Days and Make-up Days Explained

Over the last few months, the South O'Brien area and most of the Midwest have battled extreme winter weather. With the extreme conditions comes late starts, early dismissals, and no school days for...

 
 By Shelby Enger    News    February 14, 2019 

Juniors Earn Second Quarter Reward

By Shelby Enger The Junior Class of South O'Brien has earned a reward for winning the class competition for the second quarter. This is the second quarter in a row the juniors have dominated. On...

 
 By Abrahm Rohwer    News    February 14, 2019 

State Speech Participants

By Abrahm Rohwer Three South O'Brien speech groups participated in State Speech this year in Spencer on February 2. Coached by Becky Wester, there were 4 groups that competed at Districts: Ensemble,...

 
 By Caden Hale    News    February 14, 2019 

Iowa Assessments moving from paper to online

South O'Brien students in grades 7-11 took an online Iowa Statewide Assessment practice test on February 1. It was used as an infrastructure test. South O'Brien's Technology Coordinator Mary Helfter...

 
 By Alexus Babb    News    February 14, 2019 

National FFA Week

National FFA week is a tradition at South O'Brien that members love. The South O'Brien chapter has 73 members enrolled. This year, National FFA Week will begin on February 20. South O'Brien FFA Adviso...

 

Dinner Theatre Tickets on Sale March 4th!

Tickets will be on sale soon for the South O'Brien Dinner Theater! The performance of Hillbilly Hankerin' will hit the stage on Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, in the East Gym in Paullina....

 
 By Kylie Swanson    News    February 14, 2019 

FCA Valentine's Day Flowers

As Valentine's Day approaches, the South O'Brien FCA students will be selling roses for $6 and carnations for $3. Each color has a specific meaning. Red means "I love you," pink means "You are very...

 

SOHS Girls Youth Tournament held Jan. 5

South O'Brien has held a youth basketball tournament for boys and girls grades 5-8 for almost 30 years. The first individuals to organize the tournaments were science teacher and coach Kevin Brasser a...

 
 By Delanie Coady    News    January 17, 2019

Three Seniors Earn Chair in NWIA Honor Band

South O'Brien senior band members, Shala Boardman, Nicole Feltman, and Levi Feltman, were accepted into the Honor Band of Northwest Iowa. Each student auditioned in Storm Lake with a number of other...

 
 By Kylie Swanson    News    January 17, 2019

2019 Freshman Science Fair

The Freshmen Class has been working hard since October to finish their science fair projects. On Tuesday, February 26, they will set up their projects in the east gym for judging. Anticipation and...

 

A Look Back at the First Semester

The first semester of school was a lot to be proud of for South O’Brien High School. Athletics, music, and other activities were no stranger to success. Although the varsity football team went 4-5 overall, nine Wolverine players earned...

 

Letters to Santa Claus

Dear Santa, I would like lots of stickers, and also get lots of mystery and or horror novels. Sincerely, Freshman Katrina Mcmorris Dear Santa, As I think of Christmas, all I think about is getting together with family at my families’ Christmas...

 
 By Shelby Enger    News    December 13, 2018

2018 FCA Food Drive

Each year, FCA members participate in a food drive in the town of Paullina area where they collect nonperishable items. On November 13, nearly 50 members took part in the annual event and collected...

 
 By Shelby Enger    News    December 13, 2018

Winter Clothing Drive Update

“We are overwhelmed with joy and are incredibly proud of how many winter items people around the community brought in. It will help a lot of people,” said Jillian Heemstra, a member of the South O’Brien NHS who helped put together the winter...

 

Christmas concert set for Dec. 13

By Kiersten Kruse Come out and enjoy the holiday cheer at the South O'Brien's annual Winter Concert on Thursday December 13, at 7:00 pm in the West Gym. The concert will include performances by the...

 
 By Caden Hale    News    December 13, 2018

South O'Brien's Orab Wrestlers

Since 2003 South O’Brien and Sheldon have shared a wrestling program. South O’Brien has nine returning wrestlers and one new wrestler, Carter Wohlert. The Orabs hosted a home wrestling meet at...

 

Juniors raise money for Prom through "Schwan's Cares"

The South O’Brien Junior Class is raising money through Schwan’s Cares to make Prom a free event for students. To support the Junior Class, go to the Schwan’s Cares website (www.schwans-cares.com) and select “South O’Brien Class of 2020...

 

New Girls Basketball Coaches

As the basketball season got underway this month, South O'Brien High School saw some coaching changes in the girls' basketball program. Erica Dreckman, who previously coached C team basketball has ste...

 

FFA Fruit Pick-up

The annual fruit sales fundraiser campaign is held each fall to raise money for the South O'Brien FFA Chapter. Although the sales campaign has concluded, community members who purchased fruit should...

 
 By Shelby Enger    News    November 15, 2018

Winter Clothing Drive through Nov. 20

The need for warm clothing is especially great during the winter months, and this year South O'Brien Nation Honor Society will be holding a winter clothing drive to collect items to help those in...

 

National Honor Society Volleyball Tournament

The National Honor Society hosted its annual Adopt-a-Family Fundraiser Volleyball Tournament on Thursday, November 1. Students and staff gathered teams to compete against one another for the...

 

State Dance Competition set for Nov. 29-30

Iowa State Dance Championships are right around the corner, and the South O'Brien Dance Team has been preparing for the annual competition. The squad will travel to Des Moines November 29-30 to...

 

Rensink's legacy continues to impact students and staff at South O'Brien

Darren and Lisa Rensink, parents of the late Derrick Rensink, have made a $25 donation to every teacher at South O'Brien Schools this year. The donation is meant to be a commemoration of Derrick's...

 

Fall Sports Awards

Fall Sports Awards, photos provided by the staff of the Wolverine Roar....

 

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