The Cougar Call

P.A.W.S. too Crowded

P.A.W.S. too Crowded

February 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Ada's local animal shelter, P.A.W.S., has recently taken in too many animals. Within the past two weeks, about 15-20 cats and dogs have been put into their care. The shelter doesn't have enough room to fit all of these animals safely and comfortably. P.A.W.S has been doing everything they can to find...

Sharknado Three:The Megamouth

Sharknado Three:The Megamouth

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

February 10, 2015


Filed under News, Science Articles

On November 15, 1976 the first Megamouth shark was caught by a U.S. Navy ship off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. It was a small shark measuring at 446cm but it had a large mouth. This Shark is extremely rare due to the fact that it lives deep within the ocean. "The second individual was caught by anglers...

Teacher of the Month: Coach E

Teacher of the Month: Coach E

Jacob Faulkenberry, Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Teacher of the month for January goes to Mrs. Mitchell, or Coach E.  She is a very good teacher, and says that, "the way to be a good teacher is to be able to adjust your lesson plans. Teachers have to be flexible with the school calender." Coach E has a husband named Glenn, and they have been married...

Oklahoma Flu Outbreak Leaves 47 Dead

Oklahoma Flu Outbreak Leaves 47 Dead

Ashley Worth, Senior Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase

The Flu is hitting the Sooner State hard this year. According to kfor.com, the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced that 1,206 people have been hospitalized with the flu since September. To make matters worse, this year's flu vaccine hasn't proven to protect people from the influenza strain that is ...

A “Rock” Solid Story

A “Rock” Solid Story

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

February 10, 2015


Filed under News, Science Articles

Everyone has seen a rock at least once but have you ever imagined it could be alive. Well the scientist who discover Pyura chilensis defiantly did not. P. chilensis  belongs to the Ascidiacea class and the Tunicata subphylum. It is a non-moving filter feeder which is the same as the sponge. It attaches...

Joy Comes to Ada High

Joy Comes to Ada High

Ashley Worth

January 27, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Ada High was proud and excited to welcome Joy Hofmeister, The state of Oklahoma's School Superintendent. Mrs. Hofmeister made her appearance on Tuesday, January 20th. The reason for her visit was to share goals for her new term. Some of the topics she addressed included funding for schools and testing....

What’s Happening in the World

What’s Happening in the World

Darren Hawkins, News Editor

January 27, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Civilization is always changing and evolving to be better.  As the decades come and go, trends are created and used all over the world.  Even as new trends come to play, the older ones do not fade from existence.  The trends of this decade are more on the technologic side of things but are just as...

Do you Really Know the Moon?

Do you Really Know the Moon?

Jenna Demastus, Senior Writer

January 27, 2015


Filed under Science Articles

Everyone has seen the moon it appears every night and sometimes stays as a shadow though out the day but do you really know anything about it? Most people believe in what we call the dark side of the moon, the side we never see so it never sees light. Actually there isn't a dark side; the dark side...

To Infinity and Beyond

To Infinity and Beyond

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

January 22, 2015


Filed under News, Science Articles

Space has always been used as a topic in science fiction novels and books, but does it really look the way they project it. For many years astronomers have studied space we have reports dating back from ancient Greece. Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space on April 12, 1961. this was just 20 years...

Teacher Amdmiration: MRS. WESTON!

Ashley Worth, Senior Writer

January 14, 2015


Filed under Features

This month, The Cougar Call is honoring Mrs. Jamie Weston for her hard work and dedication as a teacher. Mrs. Weston Graduated from East Central University with a master's degree. Mrs. Weston's friendly and cheerful attitude brings joy to many of her students. Darren Hawkins describes Weston as "A funny...

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