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Marching Mustangs prepare to be Out of this World

Marching Mustangs prepare to be Out of this World

Jessica Phillips and Josie Satterfield
September 16, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Photo Gallery

On September 12, 2015, the Marching Mustangs took the field to perform their 2015 competitive show "We Come in Peace" for the first time this performance season at their annual dinner and a show. This year's show is a fantasy based off the belief that there is life beyond that on Earth. "This year's s...

Peyton Jinks honors fallen Mustangs

Peyton Jinks honors fallen Mustangs

Kayley Boan, Staff Writer
September 13, 2015
Filed under Features

Brand new to Ola High, Peyton Jinks is not afraid to become involved within Ola. Cody Rentz, a new English teacher at Ola, has given his students an atypical assignment for an English class.  They are to organize a community service project. "The only requirement is that it had to be involved...

Whats going on in the kitchen?

Whats going on in the kitchen?

Ellie Chandler, Staff Reporter
September 4, 2015
Filed under Features

On Tuesday, chef, Xan Payton demonstrated baking skills for the students enrolled in the Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS). She showed the classes proper kitchen techniques and ways to improve recipes.  Mrvos brought the talented chef in for the sixth year, to help students see the benefits of a career...

A man with a vision: Henry County’s superintendent

Ashley Soriano, Editor-in-Chief
August 20, 2015
Filed under Academics, Features, Spotlight

Being superintendent of a school system is like being bosses of all bosses. With it comes struggles and hardships but also great rewards and successes. Since 2013, Rodney Bowler has been the head honcho of the Henry County school systems, and he ascended the throne with a strong vision in mind. How...

Freshman Flashback to the First Day

Sav Simpson, Social Manager
August 20, 2015
Filed under Academics, Features, News, Uncategorized

Freshman on the first day of school can be filled with large amounts of confusion in finding their classes to nervousness when they are trying to find their friends to sit with at lunch. Julia Thomas expected upperclassmen to tease and pick on her on the first day of her high school career. T...

Meet Ms. Morene on the McDonough Square

Mary Mangual, Co-editor-in-chief
June 15, 2015
Filed under Features, Spotlight

On Saturday June 13 a Raggedy Anne doll sat outside 7 Keys Ferry Street with sign on her lap, “Open Saturdays.” From one to four her chair faced the center of the square where art was exhibited, made, and sold as part of the McDonough Arts “Art in the Park” event. It seemed like a prime time for ...

Vietnam Veterans Speak to US History Classes

Vietnam Veterans Speak to US History Classes

Jessica Phillips, Staff Writer
May 20, 2015
Filed under Academics, Features

On May 19th, several Vietnam veterans returned to Ola High School for the eighth year in a row to speak to US History classes throughout the day. The speaker during sixth period was U.S Army Major Sid Smith, Vietnam War Veteran, who served in the army for 22 years and retired in 1982, has been...

Honor Graduates Share Lunch and a Game of Kickball

Honor Graduates Share Lunch and a Game of Kickball

Emilie Castillo, Staff Writer
May 18, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

"...we don’t do enough to recognize them so it’s great to have the opportunity to celebrate their success…," said Iddings.

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Vets for a Change Reaches Out at the Geranium Festival

Mary Mangual, Student Life Editor
May 16, 2015
Filed under Features, News

Before ten o’clock on May 16, Mitzi Carr finished arranging a table in front of The Office Group building on the McDonough square. The final touch was a red, white, and blue bunting. Above it she set trifold brochures and other literature that explained why she was spending all morning in the hot sun....

Dance Team Gains Members and Optimism

Dance Team Gains Members and Optimism

Emilie Castillo, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Features

The Stallionettes Dance Team tryouts for the 2015-2016 season were held this past Monday and Tuesday for all those with a passion for dance. The official team has been chosen and the list is posted outside the drama room; the new members bring, not only their talent, but also their optimism and hope...

2015 is the New Black

2015 is the New Black

Emily Rutledge, Editor in Chief
May 1, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery, Uncategorized

The class of 2015 is closing out senior week with the final spirit dress-up day, blackout day. Seniors walk the halls dressed in black clothing from head to toe. Tradition holds that seniors do not speak to any underclassmen on the senior blackout day. Moya Leung, sophomore, stated, "I don't think...

Togas Take Over Thursday

Togas Take Over Thursday

Salina Patel and Taylor Watkins
May 1, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

On the Thursday of Senior Week, April 30, seniors ditched their t-shirts and shorts for bedsheets and wrapped themselves up in togas. Toga Day is a tradition for senior week at Ola High School because of the common idea that many college parties have a toga theme. Friday's theme is Black Out D...

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