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Ola sends football and cheer teams to competition

Ola sends football and cheer teams to competition

Meredith Greene, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Athletics, News

This morning, students took time out of first period to celebrate and encourage the  football team as they travel to Ware County High School to compete in the  playoffs. “It crazy. We've been talking about it since we were in middle school. We would talk about how we were going to make histor...

Freshman take advantage of IF

Freshman take advantage of IF

Meredith Greene, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Academics, News

For the past three years, all freshman have been required to take an IF. This has been a source of controversy for students and teachers. Freshmen being required to take an IF blocks out a class period for them, and many  freshmen are on board with this whole idea. Most freshmen really seem to enjoy ...

History is made under the lights

History is made under the lights

Bronlyn Holland and Meredith Greene
November 5, 2016
Filed under Athletics, News, Photo Gallery

On November fourth, the football team made history by being undefeated at home and going to the state playoffs. Ola won 41-0 against Hampton High School. By the end of the night, the season was brought to 7-3. The team also won against Locust Grove High School after a four year losing streak and Uni...

Here comes the court

Here comes the court

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief
November 2, 2016
Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Many people consider being on homecoming court as a high honor and this year was no exception, court members went all out to show school spirit but in the end Moya Leung and Lavuan Thompson ended up taking home the crowns. "Everybody on court this year was like amazing even down to the freshma...

Mustangs bring it home

Mustangs bring it home

Kayley Boan, Literary Magazine Editor
November 1, 2016
Filed under Athletics, News

There was most definitely a party when the Mustangs trampled the Wolverines for the 3rd time at 33-0 on Friday at the Homecoming game. Students prepared all week for their big victory, and ended the homecoming festivities standing in all black at one of the largest turnout for the O-Zone. Alumi...

Homecoming week ends in black

Homecoming week ends in black

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 29, 2016
Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Black marked the end of this year's Homecoming week. A day that is usually themed Green and Gold was changed this year because our Homecoming football game was played against Union Grove, one of the school's big rivals. Since the students always wear black for the particular game, the SGA decided...

Tragedy strikes at home

Tragedy strikes at home

October 28, 2016
Filed under News

In light of the recent shooting in the Ola attendance zone, the editorial board extends its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those involved, in any manner, and who have been formally identified by local police agencies. Matthew Baker, Matthew Hicks, and Destiney Olinger are former...

Color day brightens up bare walls

Color day brightens up bare walls

Sav Simpson, Opinions Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Colors sweep the Ola Nation, as homecoming week, October 24-30, continues to bring spirit within the confinements of the school. "Color Day", October 27, is a day in which each grade level is assigned a color by the Student Government Organization and the student decks out in the color to show the most...

Touring Ola

Touring Ola

Kayley Boan, Literary Magazine Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Tacky Tourist Day brought many travelers to Ola with destinations unknown on Tuesday, October 25. Tourist from all over came to prepare the Mustangs' game against the Wolverines this upcoming Friday. Many travelers wore Hawaiian shirts and socks with sandals this homecoming week, despite the chill, making...

Students and staff suit up for character day

Students and staff suit up for character day

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Character day kicked off the first day of homecoming’s 2016 spirit week from Oct. 24-30. The theme for homecoming week was destination unknown. Character day is a spirit week tradition because of the enjoyment and positivity it invokes. On Monday, students and administrators had the opportun...

Students spread joy through capes

Students spread joy through capes

Kayley Boan, Literary Magazine Editor
October 19, 2016
Filed under News

“You have so many kids that are stuck in the hospital for days and days, even weeks or months sometimes, depending on these illnesses they're going through, and the idea of cape day is to really make these kids feel like superheroes- make them feel like rock stars,” Chris Harbour, drama teacher, s...

TSA club excels at CORE convention

TSA club excels at CORE convention

Ashley Edwards, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under News

TSA, or Technology Student Association's officers went to a convention called CORE, Chapter Officer Retreat for Excellence. At this convention, officers learned how to advance in their positions, become better engineers and bond with one another. This also helped them to plan out what they wanted to...

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