The Cougar Call

Teacher of the Month; Coach Weber

Teacher of the Month; Coach Weber

Jacob Faulkenberry, Writer

March 31, 2015


Filed under Features

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

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Writer

March 12, 2015


Filed under Features, News, Opinion

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

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

March 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News, Science Articles, Showcase

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?

Ashley Worth, Senior writer

March 12, 2015


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

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

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

March 2, 2015


Filed under Science Articles

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...

Monkeying Around

Monkeying Around

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

March 2, 2015


Filed under Science Articles

Monkeys are used in many different ways in today’s cultural. Monkeys are in zoos for amusement, experiments for social research and they are even used as services animals. While they can be extremely mean in the wild or even in zoos monkeys are actually quite smart. Monkeys are able to be taught...

Let the Arrows Fly

Let the Arrows Fly

Darren Hawkins, Action News Reporter

February 13, 2015


Filed under Features

That time of year when couples spend time together for Valentine's Day.  Is Cupid shooting arrows into unexpected lovers like in the times of old?  If that's true, then the history of this trickster is important information.  In Greek mythology, Cupid's name is Eros and is the son Aphrodite, the goddess...

The Story Behind Valentine’s Day

The Story Behind Valentine’s Day

Aaron Compton

February 13, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

February has long been celebrated as the month of romance, and that St. Valentine's Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman traditions. The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One...

Teacher’s Special Someone

Teacher’s Special Someone

Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

February 13, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Mrs. Manwell met her Valentine in college. She and her husband make and decorate cookies with their four daughters and have a fabulous dinner and usually end up watching a movie together. She and her husband usually go out to dinner to celebrate on a different day in the week. She said, "Even though...

Groundhog Day 2015

Groundhog Day 2015

Ashley Worth, Senior Writer

February 13, 2015


Filed under Features

Groundhog Day is a day celebrated on the 2nd February of each year. The celebration originated in Pennsylvania during the 18th century. During the celebration people gather around to watch a Groundhog crawl out of its homely hole for a quick peek. If during this, the badger sees his shadow, it is believed...

The student news site of Ada High School
Features