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Gender Bender Day Causes Confusion

Calloway Anderson, Staff Writer
April 30, 2015
Filed under Features

As a part of senior spirit week, gender bender day is extremely popular and a widespread favorite at Ola. While walking the halls, one may have to do a double take in order to figure out whether a student is a boy or a girl.

Honoring the Honor Graduates

Honoring the Honor Graduates

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

On April 24, the Honor Graduates of the class of 2015 were announced, and rewarded with a celebration in the learning center. David Shed, principal, handed the honored students their caps, gown, pure white stoles, and invite to Honor Grad picnic. "Keep doing what they have done their entire acade...

Decade Day Defies Time

Decade Day Defies Time

Salina Patel, Staff writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

  On Monday, April 27, Ola High School's class of 2015 kicked off senior week with Decade day. Costumes ranged from decades as early as the 1920's to as late as the 2010's. The costumes brought back memories to many of the teachers at Ola. Russ Lee, phy...

Graduation: Coming Soon

Graduation: Coming Soon

Megan Fowler
April 23, 2015
Filed under Features, News

On Wednesday, April 22, the senior class met with class sponsors for a brief meeting about graduation and other senior events. Most importantly, graduation will be held in the Ola High football stadium on Friday, May 29 at 7:00 pm. Each student will be given 12 tickets. Everyone that enters the stadium...

April Shines a Light on Autism Awareness

April Shines a Light on Autism Awareness

Jessica Phillips and Sav Simpson
April 2, 2015
Filed under Features, News

As April makes it's appearance on calenders across the world, it brings along with it Autism Awareness Month; dedicating an entire month to educating a nation on a cognitive disorder that affects 1% of the entire world's population - with each of it's cases being completely separate. Recent stat...

Prom for Penny Pinchers

March 27, 2015
Filed under Features

As the jaws of parents continue hitting the floor, prom season has earned the reputation of thinning wallets all across the Olaverse. From the perfect dress to a mode of transportation that can squeeze in all your best friends, the cash it takes to have the ideal prom night adds up quickly. However,...

Graduation Approaches

Graduation Approaches

Calloway Anderson, Quality Control Manager
March 26, 2015
Filed under Features

Although the countdown to graduation has not only recently begun for many seniors, the countdown to graduation has officially begun in the school. The countdown is present in the display case directly across from the learning center in large print, sparking excitement in the class of 2015. Along with...

Soriano Heads to Capitol Hill

Soriano Heads to Capitol Hill

Ashlynn Lindsey, Layout Design Manager
March 25, 2015
Filed under Features, News

Ashley Soriano, junior, is one of three students in the area selected to participate in this year's Washington youth tour. The program brings high school students to Washington D.C. to learn about America's history and the political process. Participants also meet their Representative and Senators....

Gender Bending To Find A Cure

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
March 19, 2015
Filed under Features, News

The Student Government Association (SGA) is putting on the second annual Mr. and Ms. Relay, a gender bender beauty pageant that will be conducted at the mini relay, to raise money for Relay For Life. The contest is having an interest meeting March 19 in room 403 at 7:40 A.M. There the rules and r...

English Class Gets Interesting

Ashlynn Lindsey, Layout Design Manager
March 16, 2015
Filed under Features

In Ms. Salter's English class, freshman learned a traditional dance to get a better understanding of Romeo and Juliet. Deb Salter, 9th grade English teacher, decided to teach students a dance to make reading Romeo and Juliet more interesting. Salter enjoys doing hands-on activities whenever she can....

Eat More Chicken, Drink More Coffee

Madelyn Beacham, Features Editor
March 3, 2015
Filed under Features

With the end of February comes the end of free small iced and hot coffee, offered in both vanilla and original flavors,  from Chick-fil-A. The chain partnered with THRIVE Farmers in August of 2014 to introduce the restaurant's first ever coffee.Chick-fil-A coffee differs from a caffeinated beverage...

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