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A Girl and a Pen: The Behind-the-Scenes of Chrissy Curry’s Creations

Ashley Soriano, Business Manager
February 27, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Ola has a multitude of talented students, ranging from trumpet players to singers and actors to artists. But one in particular is known for her exceptional art. Chrissy Curry, 17, is an artist and has created numerous paintings and drawings, amounting to a collection of twetny pieces. Though she...

Artists Wins Best of Show

Artists Wins Best of Show

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer
February 24, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Mattie Mersereau's still life painting won Best of Show in the 2016 High School Art Competition sponsored by the Henry Art Alliance. The winning pieces from this very competitive competition are right now being featured at the Henry County Performing Arts Center. They will move to the Henry County...

Improv Troupe Sharpens Skills and Trains for Thescon

Ashley Soriano, Business Manager
January 26, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

In its first year of action, the Ola High Improv Troupe gathers every Tuesday to sharpen its improv skills, especially with a competition opportunity arriving soon. Creating an improv troupe at Ola has been an idea for years, but it was not until this year that students, particularly Raven Woodlief,...

Chorus Created Christmas Concert

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
December 15, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On December 11th the Ola High School Choir preformed their Christmas concert at Bethany Baptist Church. The show began promptly at 7 with all three choirs walking into the venue while singing "O Come, O Come Emmanuel" followed by the song "Festive Processional". Sydney Wi...

Marching Mustangs Take Over the McDonough Parade

Sav Simpson, Staff Writer
December 9, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

Even in the low temperatures of early December, The Marching Mustangs paraded through the crowded streets of McDonough on December 6th. The assorted instrumentalists and color guard members bundled up and marched with pride as they celebrated a great season. The parade started at 6:00 and lead to ...

Talent for a Cause

Jasmine Johnson, Quality Control Manager
December 5, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Earlier this week, information about the Seventh Annual Henry Has Talent talent show was released to the community. The benefit supports the Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy of Henry County. This foundation is dedicated to improving childhood literacy by providing preschool children with...

Contest Created for the Musically Inclined

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Return of the Troubadour is an international music contest for any person interested. The song must be an original piece made by the contestant, and any genre works. 5 Gold Austrian Philharmonic coins, currently valued at $5,000, will be given to the winner. A purse of American Silver Eagle c...

Students Take Art to New Heights

Madelyn Beacham, Features Editor
November 20, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Twelve art students are proud to display their work in Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in the Youth Art Gallery. Students Emily Hall, Ashley Hurtt, Alexandra Castillo, Grace Williams, Hannah Kington, Lainey Morton, Miranda Gaines, Arieanna Hernandez, Courtney Zerkle, Elissa Lindler and Elizabeth...

Strings Strum at Spivey

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Friday November 14th, Orchestra students, Drew Bradley, senior, Travis Lorenz, sophomore, Harrison Stenson, junior, and David Stroup, senior will participated in the Spivey Hall Honor Chamber Orchestra Workshop because they were nominated by William Scruggs, orchestra teacher. 56 students f...

Talent Show Cancelled

Jasmine Johnson, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Earlier this week, the school talent show scheduled for November was cancelled due to lack of student volunteers to assist running the event. Drew Bradley, Vice President of 5th period chorus, said, "In class she asked who would be willing to work the event and almost everyone raised their hands....

Henry County Commissioners Display Student Art

Henry County Commissioners Display Student Art

October 24, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

The Henry County Board of Commissioners recognized art students whose work currently appears on the walls of the Henry County Administration Building.  The art will be on display until it is changed in the spring. Ola High School students Amber Cameron, Marisa Turner, Jordan Greenwood, and Enrique...

The Singing ‘Stangs Put the ‘La’ in Ola

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On October 21st at Bethany Baptist Church the Ola High School chorus performed The Elements: Music for the Spirit, their Fall concert, under the direction of Mindy Martin for their family and friends. The chorus arrived at the church right after school at 4 p.m. sharp for rehearsal. Students that could not find th...

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