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Seizures need to be a private event

Maria Adams, Copy Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Seizures can occur during the worst times, and they can not always be controlled. Multiple seizures took place in the past months on school grounds and events, and both of them impacted the students severely. They did not only affect the students having medical problems, but seizures affect the student ...

Seniors walk the halls for the last time

Maria Adams, Copy Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News

Since the school began, the Senior Walk was incorporated into graduation, and it has continued until today. The seniors graduating walked through the halls for the last time. "A right of passage," Hannah Manning, junior, said when she was describing the Senior Walk. Manning waits for her chance...

Mustangs strike out Union Grove at Suntrust

Mustangs strike out Union Grove at Suntrust

Bronlyn Holland, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Athletics, News

Mustangs struck out the Union Grove Wolverines with a win of 5-1 at Suntrust Park on Friday, April 6th. This was the first time in Ola Baseball history to play in a professional stadium. "I don't think you can describe it... These kids dream about playing in a place like this and to be able to...

Henry County Schools Falls Short of 7 Million

Mycah Howell, Reporter

March 26, 2018


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Henry County School District faces a debt up to $7 million next school year.To resolve this problem the district are considering, removing elective courses and teachers. [should you say that these are options they are considering?] "It [The school district] seems that we have placed the impor...

Teachers suggest ways to help the environment

Teachers suggest ways to help the environment

Isabella Sanchotene, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under News

As Earth day approaches, the yearly reminder that taking care of the Earth is essential draws near. “Taking the school bus instead of carpooling is a great way to take care of the environment,” Dr. Katrina Pandya said. Cars are a leading contributor to air pollution. They produce significant amounts...

Lacrosse team sticks up with big numbers

Lacrosse team sticks up with big numbers

Mattie Cash, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Athletics, News

There has been a major increase in the popularity of Lacrosse over the last three years, not only at Ola but across the state of Georgia. The team this year does have fewer players than last year, but there is still a major increase than the first year. The first year the team only had 11 girls, last...

Mustangs slide past Union Grove for the second time

Mustangs slide past Union Grove for the second time

Bronlyn Holland, Sports Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Athletics, News

    The Ola Mustangs won twice against the Union Grove Wolverines with a score of 3-2 on Tuesday March 13. This made the Mustangs 5-1 in the 4-AAAAA region. The beginning of the game was a slow start for the Mustangs. The game was scoreless between innings two and four. "I knew at ...

Superintendent sanctions students’ walkout

Maria Adams, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under News

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School suffered a heartbreaking tragedy ended with 17 innocent people dead.These school shootings have been increasing throughout the years, but in 2018, eight shootings took place. The students, faculty and supporters, decided to hold a memorial walkout to honor the 17 lives l...

Alaskan Quake Results in Tsunami Scare

Emma Barfield, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under News

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Alaska’s waters early Tuesday morning approximately 170 miles away from the coast. The earthquake’s force prompted tsunami warnings for southern Alaska and Western parts of the United States and Canada. “We are on Kodiak Island in Alaska. Lots of conflicting info. ...

Ola mixes it up at lunch

Ola mixes it up at lunch

Zaida Maples, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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Mix It Up is a National campaign that encourages students to sit with someone new and make new friends over lunch. “Schools have been doing it for a few years now, I don’t think anyone in the county has done it, so we thought it would be a good idea to try it here. More so since Ola is a diverse...

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...

Competition one act brings home awards with “Look Me in the Eye”

Competition one act brings home awards with “Look Me in the Eye”

Kayley Boan, Literary Magazine Editor

October 23, 2017


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Ola’s drama department performed “Look Me in the Eye” for competition one-acts at the Henry County Performing Arts Center Saturday, Oct 21 and brought home many awards. “Look Me in the Eye” is a dystopian play where the government is overbearing and sadistic; teenagers are forced to watch criminal ...