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Athletes begin college careers

Athletes begin college careers

February 2, 2017
Filed under Athletics, News

On February 1, 2017, Yarik Sherling, senior, Tyler Jedding, senior, and Dylan McCloud, senior, sign to further their football careers. Sherling will be playing at Georgia Military College. Jedding will be playing at Reinhardt University. McCloud will be playing at Savannah State University. "It's...

2017 super bowl motivates student support

Savannah Simpson, Opinions Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under News

Due to the Atlanta Falcon's victory over the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs, Friday, February 3rd, will be celebrated as "Red & Black Day" throughout the walls of Ola High.   The victory has creates a sense of unity within the Falcon fandom which will be displayed as students are invited to deck out in their Falcon gear and participat...

SGA Spirit Night at Shane’s Rib Shack

SGA Spirit Night at Shane’s Rib Shack

Ellie Chandler, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under News

Thursday Jan 26 from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Shane's Ribshack on Highway 81 will be hosting Ola Student Government Association’s spirit night. "We just really really would love as many people to come as possible, because it is the kickoff for our Relay For Life Campaign,” stated Landon Dodson, sophomo...

Reading bowl wins county championship

Reading bowl wins county championship

Ashley Edwards, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under News

The competition included 6 high schools and 5 rounds and the team has worked really hard doing what the love most: reading. "Really, I just read the books, then i read them again, and maybe a third time," Natalie Mangual, junior, when asked what she did to prepare. Other team members like Stacey...

Interview fair invites opportunities

Interview fair invites opportunities

Ethan Zakrewski, Online and News Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under News

The annual interview fair has become a large tradition with students trying their hand at interviewing basics. Throughout the day, students clad in their best attire attempted to gain experience in handling interviews. Following the mock interview, they received a report card showing what they...

Harry Potter world to come alive at Woodland

Harry Potter world to come alive at Woodland

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under News

On February 2 from 6pm-8pm, Woodland High School will be hosting a Harry Potter trivia night. The proceeds will benefit the Ferst Foundation, an organization that gives books to children in need. They will have people dressed up as characters from the books for people to take pictures with but encourage...

Hour of code extends past Hudnut’s room

Hour of code extends past Hudnut’s room

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief
December 10, 2016
Filed under Academics, News

For the past few weeks, Richard Hudnut's students have been using Code.org to experience coding in a new fun way. Code.org was made by the creators of Internet Explorer and it's main goal is to extend the computer science to those who may not get the chance to experience it. "It's to introduce ...

Volunteers provide relief for victims of fire

Volunteers provide relief for victims of fire

Meredith Greene, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under News

UPDATE: Many people in the Ola community have personal ties to the fire-ravaged city of Gatlinburg. Last week faculty member coordinated a collection donations for Gatlinburg. AFJROTC, BETA, and others gave generously . New and gently used clothing, pet supplies, and bedding were some of the items...

Sims introduces students to a world of images

Sims introduces students to a world of images

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief
November 30, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

"Wait, how do I..." This is the beginning of a statement someone might hear often when attending a photography club meeting. For Mikhail Sims, junior, photography is a learning process, and he wanted to share what he knows with everyone else. Sims started  the photography club because he ...

Square livens up with holiday cheer

Square livens up with holiday cheer

Ethan Zakrewski, News Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under News

A dreary Sunday afternoon was brightened by Christmas spirit as the Henry Arts Alliance held a Christmas festival. The event featured a Grinch, food and live music. This year, Ola's chorus performed at the event. "It was really fun because we got to be around children and sing for the community,"...

Students proceed to the next GHP interview

Students proceed to the next GHP interview

Sav Simpson, Opinions Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Academics, News

On the morning of November 14th, it Debra O'Quinn announced the 13 out of 26 OHS candidates who will be continuing past county for Governor's Honors Program and will  be put through a process of paperwork to determine the state interview finalists. O'Quinn, assistant principal, along with Mindy Manders,...

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