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DIY: Cableknit Pillows

DIY: Cableknit Pillows

Mackenzee Crosby, Photographer and journalist

February 8, 2016


Filed under Features

It's cold outside, and the best thing to do is stay in bed with your cozy blankets and pillows in your pajamas! So what is better than decorative pillows as cozy as your coziest sweaters? It only takes 2 simples steps! What you'll need: Sweater Needle Thread 1. Find a sweater at a local t...

Transition from home school to public school

Transition from home school to public school

Malli Pingleton, Reporter

January 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Cade Whisenant is a new student at Ada High, and he recently made the decision to move to public school, after growing up home schooled. Whisenant, a sophomore, enjoyed his home school experience and the weekly routine. "It was good, there was a lot more work that you could get done in a shorter...

Five ways to procrastinate less

Five ways to procrastinate less

Angelle Nazareno, Reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

It's a new year, and that means a fresh, new start. 2016 needs to start off strong, and a common New Year's resolution is to procrastinate less. But it's tough to stick to, especially with modern conveniences and distractions, so this resolution almost always ends up getting broken. Here are some tricks...

Christmas Trash Recipe

Christmas Trash Recipe

Destiny Carlin, Writer

December 15, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

INGREDIENTS 3cups Rice Chex 3cups Corn Chex 3cups honey nut Cheerios toasted oat cereal 2cups small pretzels 2cups salted peanuts 1(12 ounce) bagholiday M&M's plain chocolate candy (red & green) 1(12 ounce) bagholiday M&M's peanut chocolate candies 2(12 ounce) bags white choc...

Top Christmas gifts

Top Christmas gifts

Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

The best gifts for Christmas comes in all shapes and sizes. Top ten best gifts for girls: Perfume Make-up Shoes/ boots Big teddy bears Camera Puppies or kittens Jewelry New phone/ Phone accessories Cloths Money Top ten best gifts for guys: Cologne Video Games Sweatshirts Music Nike socks Favorite t...

Top 10 Christmas Albums of 2015

Top 10 Christmas Albums of 2015

December 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Tis' the season to listen to Christmas music...  Turn on some of these hits and get out your decorations! According to the Itunes top 10, these are the most popular Christmas albums of 2015. Christmas - Michael Bublé That's Christmas To Me - Pentatonix Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship (Live) - Chr...

The Legend of Krampus

The Legend of Krampus

Chris Henry, Senior Writer and Reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under Features

The new "holiday" movie "Krampus" has hit theaters raising a few questions about the origins of the legend. What is Krampus? Well going back to the folk tales of the Alpine Region in Europe, including much of Germany, Austria and northern Italy; Krampus is a Christmas demon, and he's Saint Nick's...

DYI Ornaments

DYI Ornaments

Bailey Henderson, Reporter/Photographer

December 14, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Last year around this time I took a trip with Ada High School DECA to New York City, New York. When we were not attending any of the scheduled events or programs, we had free time to roam the Big Apple! My mom and I went to Central Park; they had a lot of little shops and some had pretty ornaments....

College of the month

College of the month

Chris Henry, Reporter/Photographer

November 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

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What’s in store for 2016

What’s in store for 2016

Angelle Nazareno, Reporter

November 11, 2015


Filed under Features

With 2015 coming to a close in a couple of months, it's time to look towards the future: more specifically, 2016. With our rapid technological advances in past few years, things thought to be imaginary have become reality. The next year will be filled with exciting new possibilities. Movie fans,...

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