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Graduation takes over the night

Graduation takes over the night

Emma Barfield, Digital Media Editor and Business Manager

May 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Photo Gallery

The Class of 2018 had their graduation on Friday, May 25th in the Mustang Stadium. The cheers, laughter, and celebrations took over the night as the graduates walked across the stage. This was a memorable night for all of the graduating students as they celebrated their last moments on the Ola campus...

Jabang scores in the big league

Maria Adams, Copy Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

Ousman Jabang, junior, has played soccer since he was young. He plays for Atlanta United U17, an international team, and he joined in the summer of 2017. Jabang plays midfield position, and he enjoys helping defense and offense. Jabang was a midfielder on the AFC Lightning 01 Boys Gold team during the 201...

Seniors celebrate their last moments together

Seniors celebrate their last moments together

Emma Barfield, Digital Media Editor and Business Manager

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

As the Class of 2018 gears up for graduation on Friday, they celebrate some of their last moments with underclassmen and teachers. The senior festivities are slowly coming to an end as the days get closer and closer to Friday. Traditional senior events took place on May 22, consisting of the senior walk,...

From the bleachers to the football field: Walker makes the football team

From the bleachers to the football field: Walker makes the football team

Ashley Edwards, Photography Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

For Nevaeh Walker, junior, playing football has been a dream of hers for as long as she could remember. She fell in love with the contact sport as a child from watching her family members play. “I really wanted to play, because I started watching my older cousin Kenny when he was playing and I’ve ...

Local Artist Shares the Story of Her Inspiration

Ashley Wilhelm, Managing Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features

You can catch Susie Q, artist, living her dream of being a painter. Q, a self taught artist of 45 years has been making art and selling it at local establishments. “My husband says if it stays still long enough Iwill paint it,” Q said. Q, from Art 4 you by Susie Q, paints on a variety ...

Hill showcases his appreciation for history

Hill showcases his appreciation for history
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Isabella Sanchotene, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Features

What comes to the eye is not all that Chadd Hill, junior is. Not only does Hill have a passion for history like no other, he is also an unpublished author of a book written for his directed studies class about the great American wars.  "Chadd is a history teacher's dream. He introduces things that othe...

Madelyn Smith Flips Into State

Madelyn Smith Flips Into State

Ashley Edwards, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

Madelyn Smith, 11th, is the only gymnast on her team that moved on from prelims to state. After her successful performance on April 20, 2018, she placed in all around, floor and beam for OHS. “I feel very blessed for this opportunity in front of me, because I came from Locust Grove and then I ca...

Balance Versus Procrastination

Balance Versus Procrastination

Emma Barfield, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Academics, Features

Grades are known to define a student and their achievements, but how students get there is something peers and teachers do not see. Some students make a schedule and get everything done accordingly while some others "go with the flow" and get it done ten minutes before its due. Emily Crawford, junior,...

Finding a booknerd near you

Finding a booknerd near you

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Laying flat on her stomach, book positioned just right with the grass sticking out a little bit in front of the pages, camera flat on the ground in front of her. ‘Click.’ She walks in with the perfect addition for her bookstagram. Olivia Dees, senior, has been the owner and operator of Livsbook...

Rock of Ages Coming Near You

Rock of Ages Coming Near You

Ashley Wilhelm, Feature's Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features

This Thursday and Friday the musical cast of Rock of Ages will bring down the house at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets will be sold during lunch for ten dollars until Wednesday, or fifteen dollars at the doors. Rock of Ages is a rock musical built around well-known classical rock songs from the...

LIBRARIANS CELEBRATE THEIR WEEK OF GREATNESS

Ashley Wilhelm, Feature's Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Features

On the week of April 8th, librarians across the nation celebrated National Library Day. The week was created because research showed that the nation was spending all of their time on radios, televisions, and other electronics and spending less and less of it reading books. The American Library Association (ALA) and the American Book Publi...

Stephens supplies support for the lacrosse team

Stephens  supplies support for the lacrosse team

Mattie Cash, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

The girls lacrosse team meeting after a game. The girls play again April 9th.