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Make Your MLK Weekend Fab Not Drab

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
January 15, 2015
Filed under Features

Go on a trip with your family or friends. Trips are always a fun way to bring a ray of sunshine to your cold weekend. There are plenty of places within driving distance that you and your trip-mates could pay a visit to: Savannah, Helen or the Blue Ridge Mountains. These places do not take much plan...

New Club Brings Different Kind of Sport

New Club Brings Different Kind of Sport

Emilie Castillo, Layout Design Manager
January 14, 2015
Filed under Features

A new club, Ola E-Sports has recently been added to the ever-expanding list of extracurricular activities at the school. Ola E-Sports, the ‘E’ standing for electronic, is a competitive gaming club that will allow members to enjoy gaming, practice, and eventually become a part of the Competitive...

Robotics Team Qualifies For State

Jessica Phillips, Staff Writer
January 14, 2015
Filed under Features

On January 10, 2015, our Mustang Robotics team traveled to Lithonia, Georgia to compete in a VEX competition. Mustang Robotics Teams 5203G, 5203M, and 5203S traveled to Arabia Mountain High School in Rockdale County to compete against 27 other robotics teams. The boys spent a lot of time practicing...

VEX Robotics Takes Second

Jessica Phillips, Staff Writer
December 16, 2014
Filed under Features

On December 13, 2014, the Mustang Robotics team traveled to Newnan, Ga for a VEX competition. Mustang Robotic teams 5203G, 5203M, and 5203S all competed against 25 other teams at the Central Educational Center. After the qualification matches the teams were ranked second, eighth, and eleventh...

Shedd Pledges Accurately

Madelyn Beacham, Features Editor
December 15, 2014
Filed under Features

Principal David Shedd’s lack of a pause between “one nation” and “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance has caused mixed feelings amongst students, who have been reciting incorrectly for years. Shedd was introduced to the idea that one should not pause during this section of the Pledge...

Inexpensive Holiday DIYs

Ashley Soriano, Business Manager
December 12, 2014
Filed under Features

Stressing about what to give your friends and family for Christmas? Running low on money for gifts? No worries. Below are six inexpensive DIYs for men and women that range from $1 to $11. Mini Candle+ quote What you need: Mini candle- $1 Ribbon- found at home Colored paper- found at home Wri...

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 ...

VEX Robotics Take On TSA Fall Leadership Conference

Jessica Phillips, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Features

  This past weekend thirty students from the Ola High VEX Robotics teams participated in the TSA Fall Leadership Conference that took place at Jekyll Island.  The different opportunities that the students were able to participate in included: building a boat from cardboard and racing a...

Mustangs Rock VEX Robotics

Megan Fowler, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014
Filed under Features

On Saturday, November first, the Ola High VEX Robotics team held a VEX Skyrise tournament at Ola High. The high school team fared well in competition. One robot continued on to the quarterfinals. Additionally, this competition featured the addition of the Ola Walkers's new VEX IQ teams. These teams...

Students Grow Tired of Tardies

Emily Rutledge, Editor in Chief
November 6, 2014
Filed under Features

As the school year progresses, more and more teachers are sending students to the office to get tardy passes. Students started the year with lenience in tardiness-- hardly any teachers would send their students to receive a tardy pass for the first few weeks of school since the students were still...

Seniors Get Treated at Ola High School

Seniors Get Treated at Ola High School

Calloway Anderson, Quality Control Manager
October 31, 2014
Filed under Features, News, Photo Gallery

The class of 2015 participated in a senior trick-or-treat event on October 31 before first period began. Seniors are given the choice to trick-or-treat around the school each Halloween.

Georgia FFA “Goes All Out” in Louisville

Georgia FFA “Goes All Out” in Louisville

Emily Rutledge, Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2014
Filed under Features, News

The Georgia FFA Association is currently attending the 87th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Georgia has the third largest membership out of the 52 recognized associations, therefore the state is represented by 25 voting delegates. Although the delegates are an important part of convention,...

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