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Turn around and lead

Turn around and lead

September 30, 2015

For every minute you spend reading this article, approximately two U.S. adolescents abuse prescription drugs. The state of Oklahoma is ranked in the top ten for the highest percentage of prescription drug overdoses.   Due to recent events in the Ada school systems these statistics truly hit home. A young girl, whose name will not be identifie...

Let the ‘Chain Reaction’ Begin

Let the ‘Chain Reaction’ Begin

About the Writer Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

September 24, 2015

Tuesday, April 20, 1999 was a tragic day for the students at Columbine High School. In Columbine, Colorado, two young men, Eric Harrison and Dylan Klebold, killed 12 students and one teacher. Twenty-one people were injured. The majority of the people were killed in the library, however, Rachel Scott...

Parking lot safety

Parking lot safety

About the Writer Tiyanna Melendez and Aaron Compton

September 1, 2015

As the excitement of another school year begins, so do some of the recurring issues plaguing high schools across the country.  Ada High is no exception as parking lot etiquette and safety remains an issue once again. With the construction going on in the parking lot, a lot of students are becoming...

20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

About the Writer Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

April 22, 2015

In 1995, a truck-bomb explosion was set off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building in Oklahoma City. The bombing was set off by anti-government militanst, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nicholas, and Michael Frontier. All three men met at an army camp, Fort Benning, Georgia in 1988. The bomb they set...

The Buggy Zombies

The Buggy Zombies

About the Writer Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior editor

March 31, 2015

Zombies, while they have been proven possible what is the likely hood that a full on outbreak will happen. In bugs it seems as though it could become possible. We know that the female emerald wasp the Ampulex compressa creates zombies out of cockroaches. "With two stings the cockroach is left with...

Teacher of the Month; Coach Weber

Teacher of the Month; Coach Weber

About the Writer Jacob Faulkenberry, Writer

March 31, 2015

February teacher of the month is Coach Weber. He has been at this school for 7 years, and he is teacher of the month because he is a great teacher, he knows how to relate to his students, and he is a very smart person. Weber was "proud and flattered to even be nominated" and says that, "relating...

Iphones are Bad News for Modern Day Parents

Iphones are Bad News for Modern Day Parents

About the Writer Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Writer

March 12, 2015

Children are the future of our world but what happens when we don’t give them the love they need. Kids are taught at a young age to entertain themselves but with the technology of today they don’t have to as they get older. Parents now give their kids an iPhone anytime they start crying; heaven...

Plastic Surgery? Why Not Just Get a Head Transplant

Plastic Surgery? Why Not Just Get a Head Transplant

About the Writer Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

March 12, 2015

Why have plastic surgery when you can just get a head transplant. Head transplants may become a very real thing in the near future. This was proposed in 2013 by Sergio Canavero, he wants to use this surgery to extend lives of people whose bodies have started to degenerated. He is now claiming that...

A New Parking Lot?

A New Parking Lot?

About the Writer Ashley Worth, Senior writer

March 12, 2015

Bumpy, rugged, and dangerous are all used by students to describe the Ada High School parking lot. There are numerous pot holes, deteriorated speed bumps and even random chunks of asphalt found in both the upper class men and lower class men lots. Many teachers and students fear the parking lot because...

The Giants That Have Roamed

The Giants That Have Roamed

About the Writer Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

March 2, 2015

Through out history the world we have had big and small animals. When we think large we think dinosaurs and plankton when we think small. What we don't usually think about is giant guinea pigs and furry elephants. The Josephoartigasia monesi was a giant guinea pig type animal that lived approxim...

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