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Runners run where Angels can fly

Runners run where Angels can fly

Bronlyn Holland, Sports Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Features, News

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Rachel's Gift hosted their annual Angel Dash 5K and one mile walk at Strong Rock Christian School. There were teams, families, mothers and children running/ walking this race. Rachel's Gift is an organization, which helps mothers and families with the beginning steps following...

Sgt. Byron Wrenn leaves Ola to pursue a coaching dream in Japan

Sgt. Byron Wrenn leaves Ola to pursue a coaching dream in Japan

Arman Bryan, guest writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Features

This year, Ola High School is missing one of its best and most dedicated teachers and coaches.  Sgt. Wrenn took a new assignment as a teacher and head coach in a different community, country, and culture.  Sgt. Wrenn emailed his final goodbye’s to Ola High School on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 as he...

Summer’s memory lives on

Summer’s memory lives on

Mattie Cash, Staff Writer

August 20, 2017


Filed under Features

Summer Ann Lee was just a few weeks into her final year as a Locust Grove Wildcat when she was killed in a horrific car accident. Today is the one year memorial of Summer’s death. Throughout the community, her legacy still lives on and people honor her in many ways. According to her parents, Ken...

Teachers and administrators welcome students and parents

Teachers and administrators welcome students and parents

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor

July 30, 2017


Filed under Features, News

Students and their families were welcomed back to Ola High School for the annual open house on June 28. They were able to meet their teachers for the upcoming school year and ran into friends they have not seen all summer break. Most students were excited to "almost" be back in school because of their...

Patrons prepare to be buttered up

Patrons prepare to be buttered up

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief

June 29, 2017


Filed under Features

The McDonough Square is known for its historic building, sweet boutiques, and hometown dining; to the town's residents it is a delightful place to explore and visit, however, approximately 20 miles due east residents will come upon Covington Square, a scene similar to our own but with its own little...

Top Five Father’s Day DIYs

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor

June 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinions

There's many thoughts when it comes to Father's day about what to do with your dad. This is a time to spend quality time with your dad. Here are five simple Father's Day DIYs. 1.) Picnic Take your dad out on a picnic in the park. Pack his favorite food for the day. This is a chance to spend great, quality ti...

Graduates begin their next chapter in their lives

Graduates begin their next chapter in their lives

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features

On a bittersweet Friday night, Ola High School was proud to let another class graduate through its doors. This was the eleventh graduating class at Ola. Soon they will be parting ways with Ola and embarking on the next chapter of their lives. Each graduate has their own story of how they got to where they ...

Students and staff receive rude awakening

Students and staff receive rude awakening

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Features

On Feb. 3, Seniors, Kimi Elmore, Jania Mills, Taylor Smith, Savannah DaCosta, Marcus Watkins, Jonathan Watson, Dyamond McCollough, Jordan Jackson and Naomi Moore conducted a social experiment that caught the eye of a many, but actions from a few. But before the experiment was conducted, one student,...

Anomaly occurs during OHS blood drive

Anomaly occurs during OHS blood drive

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under Features

The healthcare organization, HOSA, headed by Heidi Bartlett, will be collaborating with the American Red Cross for Ola's 9th annual blood drive on Dec. 2. The Blood Drive is a great opportunity for students and teachers to save live while in the comfort of their own school. The blood drive is convenient...

Students and staffers send off their running Mustangs

Students and staffers send off their running Mustangs

Emilie Castillo, Managing Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Features

Students and faculty gathered in the lunchroom today to send off Ola’s Cross Country team to State Championships. Administration wore Cross Country tees, C-lunch students cheered and team members were presented goodie-bags in the small celebration held at noon in the commons. After four years th...

Homecoming Brings Ola Together

Homecoming Brings Ola Together

Meredith Greene and Ashley Edwards

November 3, 2016


Filed under Features

Friday was a day of togetherness for Ola high. It was black out day and whether we wore a tutu or a leather jacket, the halls were a  a sea of black. Not only did students come together to participate in dressing up, this was also the day students, parents, and teachers got to show off their floats...

What does Ola want to be when we grow up?

Ellie Chandler, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Is Ola’s newest theme for spirit week. This day encourages students to dress for potential careers or lack thereof. Students and teachers dressed up as characters, celebrities, role models or a play on words. Some students even dressed as staff members...