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Dance team keeps to the same beat

Dance team keeps to the same beat

Taylor Watkins, Layout Design Manager
October 20, 2015
Filed under Athletics, Photo Gallery

 Dance team originates from college sororities all across the country. They incorporate many types of dance into their routines, and the team at Ola bonds well and works hard to be proud of what it does. On Mondays and Wednesdays, members get to the school at 7 a.m. and practice until the bell rings ...

S.T.E.M truck encourages Army Careers

S.T.E.M truck encourages Army Careers

Jessica Phillips, Business Manager
September 18, 2015
Filed under News, Photo Gallery

On September 18, 2015, the U.S Army's S.T.E.M truck made itself present in the parking lot to encourage the recruitment of those who wish to serve beyond infantry. The S.T.E.M truck, which is based in Fort Knox, Kentucky, has traveled all across the country from Maine to Georgia, to encourag...

Marching Mustangs prepare to be Out of this World

Marching Mustangs prepare to be Out of this World

Jessica Phillips and Josie Satterfield
September 16, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Photo Gallery

On September 12, 2015, the Marching Mustangs took the field to perform their 2015 competitive show "We Come in Peace" for the first time this performance season at their annual dinner and a show. This year's show is a fantasy based off the belief that there is life beyond that on Earth. "This year's s...

Art in the Park Dabs Color in the Square

Art in the Park Dabs Color in the Square

Mary Mangual, Coeditor-in-Chief
June 14, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Photo Gallery

On Saturday June 13 Elaine Ford and other members of the board of McDonough Arts represented the nonprofit at McDonough’s annual Art in the Park. Like the other tents set up on the square the McDonough Arts displayed paintings for sale (Ford’s small, still life oil paintings), but its primary purpose...

It’s Time: Your Life Is About To Officially Begin

It’s Time: Your Life Is About To Officially Begin

Jessica Phillips, Staff Writer
May 26, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Photo Gallery

You've been waiting for this day for as long as you can remember, right? You've spent hours daydreaming about the life beyond these four white walls that enclose us in these sullen classrooms. A life beyond sitting behind a desk and listening to someone ramble mindlessly about topics that you ...

Honor Graduates Share Lunch and a Game of Kickball

Honor Graduates Share Lunch and a Game of Kickball

Emilie Castillo, Staff Writer
May 18, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

"...we don’t do enough to recognize them so it’s great to have the opportunity to celebrate their success…," said Iddings.

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Student Makes Ola History

Student Makes Ola History

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer
May 13, 2015
Filed under News, Photo Gallery

On May 8, Jarrett Joyner officially signed with the United States Air force Academy accepting an appointment and dedicating himself to the Air Force Academy. Joyner received a congressional recongnition from Congressman Jody Hice, and a pledge of commitment that stated, "With personal strength and...

Prom: A Night One Couldn’t Fathom

Prom: A Night One Couldn’t Fathom

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
May 5, 2015
Filed under Photo Gallery

On May 2, 2015 Ola High School's junior class presented prom to the seniors at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center at which juniors, seniors, and their dates alike danced the night away. Dinner promptly started at 6:30 P.M. and dancing began at around 7:00 P.M. Many students requested the hi...

2015 is the New Black

2015 is the New Black

Emily Rutledge, Editor in Chief
May 1, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery, Uncategorized

The class of 2015 is closing out senior week with the final spirit dress-up day, blackout day. Seniors walk the halls dressed in black clothing from head to toe. Tradition holds that seniors do not speak to any underclassmen on the senior blackout day. Moya Leung, sophomore, stated, "I don't think...

Togas Take Over Thursday

Togas Take Over Thursday

Salina Patel and Taylor Watkins
May 1, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

On the Thursday of Senior Week, April 30, seniors ditched their t-shirts and shorts for bedsheets and wrapped themselves up in togas. Toga Day is a tradition for senior week at Ola High School because of the common idea that many college parties have a toga theme. Friday's theme is Black Out D...

Day of the dead

Day of the dead

Salina Patel, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Photo Gallery

On Wednesday, April 29, senior week had its first ever "Day of the Dead" where students dressed up as zombies, dead famous people, and practically anything else that had to do with death.

Honoring the Honor Graduates

Honoring the Honor Graduates

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015
Filed under Features, Photo Gallery

On April 24, the Honor Graduates of the class of 2015 were announced, and rewarded with a celebration in the learning center. David Shed, principal, handed the honored students their caps, gown, pure white stoles, and invite to Honor Grad picnic. "Keep doing what they have done their entire acade...