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Netflix shows worth watching

Netflix shows worth watching

Ashley Briggs, Staff Writer
April 22, 2016
Filed under Features

Have a Netflix account? Completed all of your homework (or trying to avoid it)? Finished a show and find yourself asking "what now"? You've come to the right place! Here's a list of some of Netflix's finest shows that are sure to fill the empty void in your life. The Office- A popular show bas...

Depression’s confession

Depression’s confession

Ashley Soriano, Editor-in-Chief
April 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinions

I’ve told other people’s stories about what it’s like to have anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD and ADD. I’ve talked about how the stigmas around various mental illnesses should be disbanded. Now it’s my turn to tell my story. At times, I may find myself awake at 12 in the morning thinking ...

(A) (D)iagnosis is (H)ardly (D)ebilitating

(A) (D)iagnosis is (H)ardly (D)ebilitating

Ashley Soriano, Editor-in-Chief
April 1, 2016
Filed under Features

What some may not know is that aside from hyperactivity and an inability to pay attention, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder also includes impulsivity. For Lori Vincent, English teacher, she notices this aspect in her son Cameron Vincent, freshman, more than the other symptoms of ADHD. C....

National Honor Society welcomes new inductees

National Honor Society welcomes new inductees

Jessica Phillips, Business Manager
March 30, 2016
Filed under Academics, Features

On March 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm, Ola's National Honor Society chapter held their annual induction to welcome new members into their chapter. With 35 newly inducted members, the Olaverse's NHS chapter saw a record-breaking inductee class this year. The ceremony began with the current members leading ...

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 day in the life of a split mind

The day in the life of a split mind

Ashley Soriano, Editor-in-Chief
March 25, 2016
Filed under Features

She received her diagnosis in January 2014. That was when she finally got answers for why she sometimes feels like she physically can't get out of bed, she can only roll up in a ball, or she completely hates herself.  As she opens up about her mental illness, her voice sometimes shakes and she gra...

From the page to the screen

From the page to the screen

Ashley Briggs, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Features

2016 is going to be a great year for book-to-film adaptations. From childhood favorites to mysteries to romance, there's something for everyone! Here's a list of some books to watch hit the silver screen throughout this year:   "The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling Release Date: April 15, 2...

Happiness comes in many different forms

Happiness comes in many different forms

Kayley Boan, Student Life Editor
March 21, 2016
Filed under Features

International Happiness Day is March 20th. In honor of this day, students and teachers submitted pictures of things that make them very happy. No matter what brings you joy, The HoofPrint staff hopes you keep smiling!  

The anxiety behind anxiety

The anxiety behind anxiety

Ashley Soriano, Editor-in-Chief
March 17, 2016
Filed under Features

Nerves rattle. Sweat rolls down her face. It's pitch black, and it feels like the world is closing in on her. She's crying and thinking of all the ways something could go wrong. The possibility of hyperventilating and passing out looms over her head. This is what Grace Galentine, sophomore, experienced...

St. Patty’s Day DIY Cookie Recipe

St. Patty’s Day DIY Cookie Recipe

Kylie Upole, Staff Writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under Features

For the St. Patrick's Day holiday, I felt like it would be fun to find a recipe that would make the day fun and delicious! Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies: 1 cup white sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teasp...

International Women’s Day ignites reflection on Influential Women

International Women’s Day ignites reflection on Influential Women

Jessica Phillips, Business Manager
March 8, 2016
Filed under Features

March 8 is a day designated to celebrate the social, economic, political, and cultural achievements of women in history. This day also is a day used to reflect those women who've made a positive impact on our lives. A positive impact that has left an ever present imprint on the make-up of who we are...

Hoof Print Staff recommends Good Reads on World Book Day

Hoof Print Staff recommends Good Reads on World Book Day

Jessica Phillips, Business Manager
March 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinions

March 3 is recognized as World Book Day. A wonderful day with a wonderful message: to encourage people to participate in literary actions. In an age of technology, it is important to remember that books are the window to another world and that with this, comes an experience like no other. It is so incredi...