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The Quarantine Chef

The Quarantine Chef

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2020

I absolutely love to cook. I found this recipe on Pintrest and I have been cooking it ever since. The recipe is Pasta E Fagioli Soup from Creme de la Crumb. It is cooked in an instant pot. It takes 30 minutes to prep and cook. Ingredients: 2/3 cups of navy beans 2/3 cups of red kidney beans...

Quarantine Continued

Senior pictures taken at Harvard Mock Trial.

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2020

April honestly flew by. It is May now and I am supposed to graduate in two weeks, but it won't happen. We will have a ceremony in June which will hopefully not be a virtual walk across a stage. I have made so many masks. The doctor in Alaska received the ones I made for her clinic and she is gra...

What happened to April?

Using a timer, senior Karla Charqueno captures a photo of herself in her cap and gown. Charqueno imagined a very different end to her senior year than spending it in quarantine.

About the Writer Karla Charqueno, Staff Writer, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2020

Even though it’s makeshift, I have a mask to wear outside now. When I finally went outside after being in my home for a week, I’ve noticed not too much has changed; a horde of masks and gloves are still present, there are still workers encouraging social distancing, but on the bright side, there se...

Life of a Senior in a Pandemic

Senior pictures taken at Harvard Mock Trial.

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2020

At this point, everyone knows about the COVID-19 pandemic and has been adversely impacted by it. My life literally came to a screeching halt. March 12 was the last time I stepped into the high school and onto the soccer field. I didn't even know it. We were heading for our game in Ardmore when Coach Mac c...

Life in the apocalypse, aka the COVID-19 pandemic

Using a timer, senior Karla Charqueno captures a photo of herself in her cap and gown. Charqueno imagined a very different end to her senior year than spending it in quarantine.

About the Writer Karla Charqueno, Staff Writer, Opinion Editor

April 9, 2020

What’s life like during the apocaly-sorry-a pandemic?  Pretty much the same, but now that I’m talking about it, when the apocalypse really does happen, there would be even more homework than now. You know, to stay focused and keep our minds off of the nuke that went off in our backyards....

My good-bye to basketball

My good-bye to basketball

About the Writer Cheyene Howell, Photo Editor

February 20, 2020

My time playing for the Ada Lady Cougars is coming to an end. Our team just had senior night, and I am one of the three seniors that were celebrated. It was exhilarating and exciting and just fun to get the chance to not only play in the game, but also to be part of something bigger.  One of my gr...

Christmas Gifts for the Whole Family

Christmas Gifts for the Whole Family

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

It is the holiday season and it is time to buckle down on gifts. Christmas is roughly two weeks away. I have made a list of a few things to get everyone in your family. Father Arctic /Yeti Cup Watch Cologne gift set Grill Tools Mother Pioneer Woman (really anything) Heated Blanket Kendra Scott/ Jewelr...

Halloween DIY Crafts

Halloween DIY Crafts

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

It is officially Fall, the leaves are falling and it's getting chilly outside so finally I can crochet more. I found several patterns that screamed fall vibes and decided to try them. Click on a square to read each DIY!

Recreating a Bob Ross Painting Tutorial

Recreating a Bob Ross Painting Tutorial

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

I always watch Bob Ross tutorials on Netflix. One day my friend texted me and wanted to come over and hang out. We both decided to sit down and find a painting to recreate. We chose Episode 14 from Collection 1 which is "Mountain Ridge Lake." We gathered our supplies and began the episode. We started with no liquid white and cheap acrylic paints that I had at home ...

How to Create an Original Character

How to Create an Original Character

About the Writer Trinity Whitehead, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

An original character can be a great way to express yourself and your creativity. You get to create a being of your own, customizable down to every last detail. Who wouldn't enjoy that? An original character, also known as an OC, can be a great way to lose yourself in your own little world, especial...

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