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The Singing ‘Stangs Put the ‘La’ in Ola

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On October 21st at Bethany Baptist Church the Ola High School chorus performed The Elements: Music for the Spirit, their Fall concert, under the direction of Mindy Martin for their family and friends. The chorus arrived at the church right after school at 4 p.m. sharp for rehearsal. Students that could not find th...

Marching Mustangs perform at Middle School Band Concert

Jessica Phillips, Staff Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On October 21, 2014 the Ola Marching Band marched down to the middle school to surprise the eighth graders and play their show at the middle  school's band concert. Mr. Manson, the high-school band director said, "This is a wonderful recruitment oppurtunity for us. It's a way for the eighth gra...

Ola One Act Places 2nd in Region Competition

October 20, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Saturday October 18, the Ola High One Act  earned 2nd place in region 4A - AAAAA at competition with “The Boys Next Door”! Other awards included: Amanda Ellenburg – Best Supporting Actress in Region Taylor Neese – Best Supporting Actor in Region Alex Barlowe – All Star Cast ...

Marching Mustangs Perform at JSU

October 20, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Ola Marching Mustangs had a great weekend.  They performed at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Al.  The band  received straight superior ratings in all captions.  In addition the band also placed 2nd in percussion, color guard and overall band in the Gold classification.  According to Mr. Manson, director of bands, "It was a great ...

Fine Arts Superhero Roams the Halls

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Video

Harrison sings "Run to Me" By Pentatonix with Brian Adams, Drew Bradley, Connor Desautels, and Jordan Green. They performed at the chorus concert last spring. While some kids venture to the fine arts hallway for only one creative outlet, Harrison Stenson, Junior, is involved in four of the prog...

Marching Mustangs Place 7th in 1st Competition of the Year

Marching Mustangs Place 7th in 1st Competition of the Year

September 29, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Everyone is invited out to this Friday's game to see the entire show with the props.

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Mustangs take the Fox

Jasmine Johnson, Staff Writer
September 26, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Thursday, October 23, fine arts department students will be taking a trip to Atlanta’s Fox Theater to see Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera to experience a live theatre experience. Approximately 80 students from the chorus, theatre, dance, and music departments will be attending...

Chorus Takes a New Direction

Mary Mangual, Student Life Editor
September 8, 2014
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Chorus program this year holds many opportunities for singers under the new direction of Mindy Martin. Martin came to Ola after finishing her Master’s in Choral Conducting at the University of Arizona in May. Before that she taught for four years in her native state of Louisiana. “I taught high...