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Patrons prepare to be buttered up

Patrons prepare to be buttered up

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief
June 29, 2017
Filed under Features

The McDonough Square is known for its historic building, sweet boutiques, and hometown dining; to the town's residents it is a delightful place to explore and visit, however, approximately 20 miles due east residents will come upon Covington Square, a scene similar to our own but with its own little...

Top Five Father’s Day DIYs

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor
June 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Opinions

There's many thoughts when it comes to Father's day about what to do with your dad. This is a time to spend quality time with your dad. Here are five simple Father's Day DIYs. 1.) Picnic Take your dad out on a picnic in the park. Pack his favorite food for the day. This is a chance to spend great, quality ti...

Graduates begin their next chapter in their lives

Graduates begin their next chapter in their lives

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Features

On a bittersweet Friday night, Ola High School was proud to let another class graduate through its doors. This was the eleventh graduating class at Ola. Soon they will be parting ways with Ola and embarking on the next chapter of their lives. Each graduate has their own story of how they got to where they ...

Students and staff receive rude awakening

Students and staff receive rude awakening

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Features

On Feb. 3, Seniors, Kimi Elmore, Jania Mills, Taylor Smith, Savannah DaCosta, Marcus Watkins, Jonathan Watson, Dyamond McCollough, Jordan Jackson and Naomi Moore conducted a social experiment that caught the eye of a many, but actions from a few. But before the experiment was conducted, one student,...

Anomaly occurs during OHS blood drive

Anomaly occurs during OHS blood drive

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Features

The healthcare organization, HOSA, headed by Heidi Bartlett, will be collaborating with the American Red Cross for Ola's 9th annual blood drive on Dec. 2. The Blood Drive is a great opportunity for students and teachers to save live while in the comfort of their own school. The blood drive is convenient...

Students and staffers send off their running Mustangs

Students and staffers send off their running Mustangs

Emilie Castillo, Managing Editor
November 5, 2016
Filed under Athletics, Features

Students and faculty gathered in the lunchroom today to send off Ola’s Cross Country team to State Championships. Administration wore Cross Country tees, C-lunch students cheered and team members were presented goodie-bags in the small celebration held at noon in the commons. After four years th...

Homecoming Brings Ola Together

Homecoming Brings Ola Together

Meredith Greene and Ashley Edwards
November 3, 2016
Filed under Features

Friday was a day of togetherness for Ola high. It was black out day and whether we wore a tutu or a leather jacket, the halls were a  a sea of black. Not only did students come together to participate in dressing up, this was also the day students, parents, and teachers got to show off their floats...

What does Ola want to be when we grow up?

Ellie Chandler, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Features

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Is Ola’s newest theme for spirit week. This day encourages students to dress for potential careers or lack thereof. Students and teachers dressed up as characters, celebrities, role models or a play on words. Some students even dressed as staff members...

African American Culture Club provides asylum

African American Culture Club provides asylum

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Features

The African American Culture Club is reintroduced to Ola, this year. The purpose of the club is to educate and uplift African American Students while building camaraderie. Della Cayson, club founder, began the club because the biggest concern of many African American students that approached her ...

Ola’s theater group prepares for GTC

Ola’s theater group prepares for GTC

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features

The Georgia Theatre Conference (GTC) will be featuring a select group of Ola High School's theater class in Augusta, Georgia from October 13th through the 15th. During the conference, the students will get to participate in various workshops, as well as perform a one-act play of their choice. The...

Teacher’s kids speak out

Teacher’s kids speak out

Ashley Edwards, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under Features

Being the child of a teacher it looks like you either might be the most favored or most disliked beyond peers or, just have to work a lot harder than them. Teacher's kids carry a lot of pressure on them and always have seeing eyes, but it helps them succeed. "Yeah, if my grade in English drops below...