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The Class of 2016 says farewell to Ola

The Class of 2016 says farewell to Ola

Emilie Castillo and Bronlyn Holland
May 30, 2016
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

Friday, May 27, Ola's tenth graduating class, the Class of 2016, said their last goodbyes at the graduation ceremony. Soon they will be parting ways with Ola and embarking on the next chapter of their lives. Some believe they have left a lasting mark on their peers and classmates. Here is how a few of...

Geranium Festival hosts people from all over

Geranium Festival hosts people from all over

Emilie Castillo, Managing Editor
May 24, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Photo Gallery

Last Saturday, May 21, people from near and far gathered in the McDonough Square for the annual Geranium Festival. Every year the festival grows a little more, admitting new vendors and inviting reliable, long-time sellers back. This year, there was a wide variety of vendors and an interesting arra...

Carnival games mix with dances

Carnival games mix with dances

Bronlyn Holland, Staff Writer
April 24, 2016
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

On April 23, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta,  juniors hosted the most exciting event for the seniors. Prom. Students were able to feel as if they were walking through a carnival. There were games, a photo booth and cotton candy. Dinner began at 7:00 p.m. and dancing started at 8:00. As the...

Students and teachers celebrate black culture through music

Students and teachers celebrate black culture through music

Emile Castillo and Arman Bryan
March 29, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Photo Gallery

On Friday, March 25, African-American studies teacher, Della Cayson, and several students hosted “From Africa to Hip-Hop,” Ola’s seventh annual Black History Month celebration, in the gym from 2:30 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. The program’s theme centered around the power of music, and its ability to connect t...

The Special Olympics: a tradition of success

The Special Olympics: a tradition of success

Raven Woodlief, Graphics Editor
March 29, 2016
Filed under Athletics, Photo Gallery

Ola High once again hosted the Special Olympics for Henry County, in which special needs students from all over the county got to partake in the soccer Special Olympics. Student volunteers that included members of the Partners Club, the boys and girls soccer teams, and art students assisted in the...

Companionship comes in different shapes and sizes

Companionship comes in different shapes and sizes

Ashley Soriano and Mary Mangual
February 24, 2016
Filed under Photo Gallery, Uncategorized

February is the month for connection. Around Ola everything has its companions. While according to CVS Pharmacy, Valentine’s Day would seem to be a day to emphasize romantic relationships and school crushes with red, pink, and chocolate, the consumer culture tends to forget to celebrate the relationshi...

Youths mask up for the masquerade dance

Youths mask up for the masquerade dance

Taylor Watkins, Layout Design Manager
January 31, 2016
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

On Saturday, Jan. 30, the masquerade dance was a hit as students danced and were decked out in suit, dresses, and of course masks. Masquerade balls began in the 15th century, masks and costumes were elaborate and grand to celebrate different events such as marriages. The dance at school was from...

Interactive trivia challenge

Interactive trivia challenge

December 6, 2015
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Showcase for talent

Showcase for talent

Emilie Castillo, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 30, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Opinions, Photo Gallery

On Tuesday, Nov. 17,  a small crowd of students, parents and teachers gathered to watch the talented musicians, poets, actresses and dancers of Ola. The choral department organized and hosted the event, and Chip Forehand was sound manager. The night started with Mackenzie Kelley, senior, singing “Shak...

Green and Gold here we go

Green and Gold here we go

Bronlyn Holland, Staff Writer
October 31, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

Oct. 23 was Green and Gold Day, which means the last day of Homecoming Week. Students had the chance to dress up every day throughout the week: America Monday, Decade Day, Color Day, Character Day and Green and Gold Day. Many students decked out in Mustang colors. Along with Green and Gold, the...

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