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New IPhone amazes with innovative design

New IPhone amazes with innovative design

About the Writer Karla Charqueno, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

It’s everybody’s favorite time of the year again. Millions of people scramble to dazzle their family with extreme lights and bleeding edge tech, their pockets left empty within the week.  Of course though, I'm sure you know i'm talking about the new Iphone.  On September 10, Apple held the...

Voice of the Cougars

Voice of the Cougars

About the Writer David Lewis, Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

Mickey Cowan has been the legendary radio voice for Ada Cougars' Sports for over fifty years. He has announced for Ada since the 1960s, and on August 21st it was announced that he would be retiring. Cowan has publicly made known that he was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer that is requiring...

Rare full moon on Homecoming Game Night

Rare full moon on Homecoming Game Night

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

Friday the 13th is a spooky date. You hear the date and it sends a chill to your bones--but hold on to your witch hat.  This year it is the homecoming football game and the night of one of the rarest moons in 19 years. The last time it was full on this infamous date was October 13, 2000. This f...

Earth Day blooms at Ada High

Earth Day blooms at Ada High

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

    Ada High School held their annual Earth Day event on Monday. On this is day students can enjoy a day of outside activities. Chemistry classes made tie dyed shirts for the day and students from previous classes wear their tie dyed shirts from years passed. Earth Day activities ar...

Native American regalia banned at Latta graduation

Native American regalia banned at Latta graduation

About the Writer Monica Guajardo and Trinity Whitehead

April 17, 2019

Tvli Birdshead, a senior at Latta High School in Ada, Okla. was told he couldn't wear his Native American regalia during the Latta graduation ceremony in May. Birdshead and his family are fighting the decision. As KFOR reported, Birdshead is an active member in the Native community who claims membershi...

Native American Regalia: Culture vs. Code

Native American Regalia: Culture vs. Code

About the Writer Maddie Manning, Editor

April 16, 2019

Latta High School's Native American population have found themselves in the midst of controversy in recent weeks. Chickasaw student Tvli Birdshead wanted to honor his Native American culture and heritage by decorating his graduation cap and gown with feathers, beads and the Chickasaw Honor Society cord...

Cougar Call staff sweeps state competition

Cougar Call staff sweeps state competition

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

The Cougar Call staff attended the 103rd annual Oklahoma Scholastic Media (OSM) for Spring Media Monday state publications competition and walked out with All-Oklahoman and Ada High's first James F. Paschal Sweepstakes win. Senior Maddie Manning served as editor-in-charge of the The Cougar Call this year. ...

Ada Schools shut down from cold weather for first time

Ada Schools shut down from cold weather for first time

About the Writer Delaney Beak, Copy Editor

March 22, 2019

For the first time ever, Ada City Schools closed down not because of the ice/snow on the roads, but because of cold weather. According to the National Weather Service, Monday's low temperature for Ada, Okla. was 16 degrees Fahrenheit. Superintendent Mike Anderson decided to close the school distr...

Government shutdown has local impact

Government shutdown has local impact

About the Writer Delaney Beak, Copy Editor

February 14, 2019

The federal government had been in the longest shutdown in U.S. history, lasting 35 days and breaking the old record of 21 days. 420,000 federal employees have been working without pay, including border security which was at the root of the shutdown. 800,000 federal employees and 1.2 million fed...

HowToLife Movement comes to Ada

HowToLife Movement comes to Ada

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

HowToLife recently held a worship rally in the Ada Cougar Activity Center. All youth groups within Pontotoc County were invited, and more than 300 local youths were in attendance. The HowToLife movement is a student led movement dedicated to bringing high school students together to host their own outr...

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