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Mustangs leave the field defeated

Mustangs leave the field defeated

Bronlyn Holland, Sports and Health Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Athletics, News, Uncategorized

On Friday, Mustangs left the field with a loss of 42-17 against the Heritage Patriots. There were many players who went down and the second string had to be ready to hit the field. "We were doing good at first, but I feel like our second string needs to step it up a little bit. Overall, I would...

Reading is taken to another level

Bronlyn Holland, Sports Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under News

Beginning this school year, Henry County schools are partnering with the public library for students to read books not offered in the school library for free. This allows students to check out books online without having to worry about returning the books. "The public library... were the ones who...

Superintendent seeks student advisors

Superintendent seeks student advisors

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2017


Filed under News

The state Superintendent Richard Wood is currently seeking applications for the Student Advisory Council. The Student Advisory Council is a group of 7-12th graders who meet three times throughout the year to discuss how decision of the Georgia Department of Education affect students throughout Georgia. High...

Students set up for solar eclipse

Students set up for solar eclipse

Sav Simpson, Managing Editor

August 20, 2017


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Taking place on August 21, 2017, students will have the opportunity to witness a solar eclipse either from the relaxation of their home or from the grounds of Ola High School. OHS administration sent out a letter concerning the eclipse, giving students the opportunity to check out early, leave campus...

HCDOT supplies residents with road closure information

HCDOT supplies residents with road closure information

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief

August 19, 2017


Filed under News

North Ola road will be closed due to pipe replacements on Monday starting at 9 am. Currently, there is no known date of completion for this project. A large sign has been placed near 580 North Ola Road which is approximately where construction will begin. Though the sign was placed there awhile ago,...

County encourages reading

Kayley Boan, Literary Magazine Editor

August 3, 2017


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Because technology is a staple in society, many traditional educational programs are being redesigned to fit student’s lifestyle. This year, a county-wide initiative is being introduced in schools to allow for convenient reading on e-books through a program called Overdrive. Any student can dow...

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...

Updated: “Live, learn and lead,” Gadson promises he wants to be here

Updated: “Live, learn and lead,” Gadson promises he wants to be here

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief

July 10, 2017


Filed under News

The Henry County Board of Education has been making big changes in the lives of the member of its community. On Tuesday, June 27 it was announced that Dr. Timothy Gadson would be the sole finalist for the superintendent position since this announcement the board has given the community a chance to input...

Students mourn the loss of fellow classmate

Students mourn the loss of fellow classmate

Savannah Simpson, Managing Editor

June 22, 2017


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Former Ola Mustang,Tasia Marie Gartner, died unexpectedly on June 19th, 2017 in McDonough, Ga. off of Georgia State Route 81. Gartner was 16 years of age and was born January 14th, 2001. Gartner was struck by a vehicle, driven by 19 year old Robert Huynh, while attempting to cross the street at a...

Photo essay: Senior breakfast spotlight

Arman Bryan, Graphics Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under News

Golf takes on State

Golf takes on State

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Athletics, News

With three consecutive days in the pouring rain and a total of 54 holes at Oak Mountain Championship Golf Course in Carrollton, the Girls Golf team battled it out to finish in tenth place. The first day was on Sunday, which consisted of a practice round and Monday and Tuesday was the state championship. ...

Directed study fuels passions

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2017


Filed under Academics, News

What's directed study? This was a common question at the beginning of the year. Deb Salter envisioned a class like no other, where students could study or create what they are truly passionate about. After pitching the idea to administration and an application process to find the right students, this...