The Cougar Call

An interview with Josh Edwards

An interview with Josh Edwards

October 1, 2018


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Josh Edwards, Democratic candidate for District Attorney, recently sat down with The Cougar Call for an interview. Q: How long have you been an attorney? A: I have been practicing since 2010 so about 8 years now. Q: What made you choose to run for District Attorney (DA)? A: When I saw that...

Oklahoma teacher walkout reaches Ada High

Oklahoma teacher walkout reaches Ada High

Emily Rhyne, Staff Writer/Copy Editor

March 28, 2018


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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Oklahoma education takes the cake for one of the lowest paid administrations, not to mention the lowest funded schools in the country. Oklahoma teachers, such as Shawn Freeman are a little too familiar with these cutbacks, having to purchase various sc...

Senior Superlative winners announced

Senior Superlative winners announced

Emily Rhyne, Staff Writer/Copy Editor

March 8, 2018


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Most likely to do anything for $10: Nathan Fountain & Starla Wood   Best Snapchat stories: Skylor Meyers & Sadie Criswell   Biggest trouble maker: Chris Allen & Asia Rasmussen   Most likely to start a band: Caleb Manning & Emily Rhyne ...

Will Oklahoma legalize medical marijuana?

Will Oklahoma legalize medical marijuana?

Tanner Davis, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


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On June 26, Oklahoma will vote on the legalization of medical marijuana. This would allow for patients above the age of 18 or anyone with a medical prescription and a parent signature to receive the drug. Is Oklahoma ready for such a controversial and drastic change to Oklahoma's Health Care Department? As...

Ada High revives recycling program

Ada High revives recycling program

Jacky Lopez, Senior Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


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Blue recycling bins have made their debut signifying the return of the recycling program. This year, Ada High has begun to recycle after the demise of the program a few years earlier. The Chickasaw Nation provided both the recycling trailer and the blue tubs that are located in the school. Ron Anderson, AHS Lea...

Spirit Themes Announced leading to the Most Wonderful time of the year

Curtis Burris, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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CHRISTMAS SPIRIT THEMES  Monday:  "Candy Cane Monday" wear red/white Tuesday: Santa/Elf Hat day Wednesday: "Hanging of the Greens" Ugly Christmas Sweater Day Thursday: Crazy Christmas Sock Day Friday: "Polar Express Friday"  

Shrek The Musical: cast announced, rehearsals begin

Shrek The Musical: cast announced, rehearsals begin

Emily Rhyne, Staff Writer/Copy Editor

September 28, 2017


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The Ada High performing arts program has announced Shrek The Musical as their fall production. Casting is set and rehearsals have begun. The Cougar Call will follow this production behind the scenes from start to finish, so check back for more Shrek The Musical updates....

Devastating earthquake strikes Mexico

Devastating earthquake strikes Mexico

Jacky Lopez, Senior Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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On Tuesday, Sept. 19, Puebla state, 75 miles from Mexico City, was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, leaving extreme damage in its wake. Third Most Powerful Earthquake in Mexico's History It is documented on History.com as the third most powerful earthquake in Mexico's history. The most po...

Ada High marching band adjusts to new administration

Ada High marching band adjusts to new administration

Emily Rhyne, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


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The Ada High marching band is under new leadership as Richard Howard fills the position of 6 year band director Eric Hall. Hall returned to his alma mater in Illinois, accepting their head director position.With Ada High in need of an instructor, Howard took on the job. Since beginning the...

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