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What is Happening to Your Body?

What is Happening to Your Body?

Rachel Thompson, Senior Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

On average, Americans spend $10.7 trillion a year  on shopping, as reported by Mental Floss. These commercial products include food, beauty products, cleaning supplies, or anything in the daily commute. Often, people don’t give a second look at what they’re buying – what matters is the price a...

P.A.W.S. struggles with high intake, low donations

P.A.W.S. struggles with high intake, low donations

Malli Pingleton, Junior Writer/Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features

On a daily basis approximately five to twenty five animals are dropped off at the local humane society, not including the animals brought in by animal control. PAWS, Pontotoc Animal Welfare Society, is a nonprofit shelter for homeless or lost pets. The entire organization is funded by donations...

Clown Epidemic of 2016

Clown Epidemic of 2016

Jacky Lopez, Reporter/Photographer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Features

A series of clown sightings in 2016 have spread throughout the United States and have affected at least 37 states throughout America. Recently in Oklahoma there has been an outburst of threatening clown sightings. Ada has not been immune to these threats as there have been reports of people seeing...

Things You Should Know About AVID

Things You Should Know About AVID

Iris Arredondo

October 4, 2016


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As the new school year continues, and the word AVID circulates the hallways, many are left wondering, "what is AVID?" Jacky Lopez, Junior AVID student of Ada High School, proudly defines what AVID means to her, describes the benefits of AVID, and explains how AVID has helped her strive for her profession. ...

AHS Band Readies New Show

AHS Band Readies New Show

Tyler Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Features

Like usual, the band started the school year early, arriving at 8:00 a.m. each morning and leaving as late as 4:00 p.m.  Many people are not aware of the preparation that goes into each band performance. Although the halftime show has yet to be completed, they have completed setting drill into...

Chemicals in your body

Chemicals in your body

Malli Pingleton, Student Life/Entertainment Writer

March 4, 2016


Filed under Features

When you think of a healthy life, what comes to mind?  There are many answers to that question, depending on the person and their health views. "Healthiness to me is being physically, mentally, and spiritually comfortable in all areas of my day," said Katie Keck, teacher at Ada High. Often, people...

DIY-Edible Lemonade Flower Popsicles

DIY-Edible Lemonade Flower Popsicles

Mackenzee Crosby, Journalist and Photograher

March 2, 2016


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Spring is so close, I can smell it. Literally. Flowers are growing, and weather is warming up.. kinda. (We're in Oklahoma what do you expect?) Whats a better way to celebrate the coming season than making these DIY Lemonade Popsicles! WHAT YOU"LL NEED: Your preferred lemonade Popsicle sti...

College of the month: University of Oklahoma

College of the month: University of Oklahoma

Chris Henry, Writer and Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

College of The Month is a new article series. Each month, distinguished or surrounding area college is selected for review. This lets our students and audience know possible important information and statistics about preview colleges. The second college in the College of The Month series is The University of Oklahoma in ...

Valentines Gifts for Him or Her

Valentines Gifts for Him or Her

Mackenzee Crosby, Journalist- Photographer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Flash Forward- Valentines day is in two days, (YIKES) and you still haven't gotten your man/woman anything! These are the perfect alternative to a well thought out gift (and you can find them at your local Walmart! Easy peasy!) Candy Letters- a poster board with a cute message made out of candies...

Sweet success with crockpot candy

Sweet success with crockpot candy

Kelly Stilwell, Columnist

February 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

It's almost Valentine's Day and sweet goodies are a must. There are many things to make for that special day, but one of the easiest is Crockpot candy. Crockpot candy is a very sweet chocolate candy made with a combination of chocolates and peanuts.  It is, of course, made in a Crockpot. It you need...

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