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 By Kiersten Kruse    News    April 18, 2019 

2019 Academic Letter Winners

The Academic Letter Winners from the sophomore, junior, and senior classes and their families were invited to attend a ceremony on March 13 to honor them for their achievements in academics. This has...

 
 By Jeremy Struve    News    April 18, 2019 

Third Quarter Class Competitions

South O'Brien started the third quarter on January 12, and it ended on March 29. Over the duration of the quarter, all four classes participated in various activities from dressing up for holidays to...

 

South O'Brien Model United Nations

Six South O'Brien students went to UNI in Cedar Falls to participate in Model United Nations on April 4-5. Students simulate the United Nations by proposing and voting on laws that their assigned...

 
 By Shelby Enger    News    April 18, 2019 

War Eagle Academic Banquet held in Lake Park

The 2019 War Eagle Conference Academic Banquet was held in Lake Park on March 19. Juniors and seniors in the top 5 percent of their class from each school in the War Eagle Conference were invited to...

 
 By Delanie Coady    News    April 18, 2019 

National Honor Society Induction

Ten new members were inducted into the South O'Brien National Honor Society Dolphin Chapter on Tuesday, March 26. The group consisted of 2 juniors and 8 sophomores. They were a welcome addition to...

 
 By Sydney Struve    News    April 18, 2019 

Prom Preview

South O'Brien High School Prom will be held April 27 in the West Gym. Juniors decided on "Big City, Bright Lights" as the theme this year. The doors will open at 7:00 pm for family and friends who...

 
 By Delanie Coady    News    March 14, 2019

Results of 25th Annual South O'Brien Science Fair

Over thirty students presented their very own project at the South O'Brien Science Fair on Tuesday, February 26. Freshmen are required to work their way through the scientific process to answer a...

 
 By Shelby Enger    News    March 14, 2019

Spring Sports Gearing Up

Golf and Track make spring one of the busiest times of the school year. With the conclusion of the 2018/2019 basketball seasons, girls track began soon after, on Tuesday, February 26. The girls...

 

Writing Contest Winners

Each year South O'Brien submits student written poems and short stories to the Northwest Iowa Reading Council. The NWIRC is a council made up of various community members throughout Northwest Iowa....

 

Pops Concert Recap

The South O'Brien Pops Concert was held on Tuesday, March 5. The performance put a spin on classic pop songs for a grand experience. "Wham," "Pop Culture," and "Blue Tango" were performed by the high...

 
 By Alexis Cullison    News    March 14, 2019

Girls Basketball Honors

By Alexis Cullison The South O'Brien girls basketball team had a successful season, going 15-7 overall. Hannah Dau earned 2A NW All-District Basketball Team and 1st team All-Conference, Taryn Hintz...

 
 By Alexis Cullison    News    March 14, 2019

Boys Basketball Honors and Awards

The South O'Brien Boys Basketball team had an extremely successful season this year. They made it to the substate game where they experienced a tough loss of 45-51 in overtime against Remsen St....

 
 By Kiersten Kruse    News    March 14, 2019

Jazz Band and Choir Headed to State

The South O'Brien Jazz Choir is going to state for the second year in a row, now under the direction of John Krager. Last year, the South O'Brien Jazz Choir earned first place under the direction of...

 

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...

 

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....

 

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...

 

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