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Construction finished at Ada High

Construction finished at Ada High

About the Writer Aaron Compton and Kenzie Tabor

September 6, 2016

There have been several changes to Ada High over the summer. The school has new buildings and the parking lot was re-paved. Jeff Maloy the Principal at Ada High, said, "I am very pleased with the new parking lot and new building. I was afraid the parking lot would not be finished in time for schoo...

AHS Students Attend AVID Advanced Learning Academy

AHS Students Attend AVID Advanced Learning Academy

About the Writer Iris Arredondo

September 1, 2016

This summer, more than thirty Ada Junior High and High School AVID students attended the AVID Advanced Learning Academy and had many opportunities to learn about the history of Oklahoma, Physics, and importance in communication. The AVID Academy was held at the Ada Junior High for a total of four intens...

Ada High to host first homecoming in years

Ada High to host first homecoming in years

About the Writer Jersey Gregory, Journalist

August 30, 2016

On the morning of August 19, Jacob Thorley, senior STUCO president, announced that Ada High would be hosting its first homecoming. According to Thorley, no one is positive when Ada last hosted a homecoming. Many believe an urban legend which tells of a lost game being blamed on homecoming, so it w...

Announcements

Announcements

About the Writer Rachel Thompson, Senior Reporter

August 29, 2016

If you would like to join FCCLA, you can sign up in the FACS room or see Mrs. Jones. Anyone who has ever taken a FACS class at the Junior High or High School may join and dues are $12. The first meeting is Thursday, September 8th at lunch. Bible Study will be at lunch on Friday in the choir room. Lunc...

Amid Budget Cuts, Acclaimed Program Continues to Prepare Ada City School Students for College

Amid Budget Cuts, Acclaimed Program Continues to Prepare Ada City School Students for College

About the Writer OPSRC Press Release

August 16, 2016

Ada, OK—The new school year has begun for the Ada City School District, and while seniors are entering their last year of high school and thinking of life beyond, 100 students in grades eight through 12 are already learning skills and strategies to prepare them for success in their future college car...

Weston wins prestigious award

Weston wins prestigious award

About the Writer Malli Pingleton and Heather Manuel

April 11, 2016

April 4, 2016, the cougar call staff attended Oklahoma Scholastic Media, (OSM) for high school journalism. As they set out on their journey, little did they know that they would return to Ada with eleven state championships, and over ten more awards for second and third places. Ada High teacher, Jamie...

Oklahoma’s Earthquakes

Oklahoma’s Earthquakes

About the Writer Aaron Compton, News Editor

March 22, 2016

An earthquake is the sudden shifting of the earth's plates that can cause serious damage. It  generally occurs along the coast but is not uncommon in the central part of the country. Earthquakes are measured in range by a seismograph and are recorded in range. They range anywhere from 2.5 to 8.0. Oklahoma...

Oklahoma schools face uncertainty amidst budget cuts

Oklahoma schools face uncertainty amidst budget cuts

About the Writer Angelle Nazareno, Reporter

March 22, 2016

Schools across Oklahoma have been experiencing the effects of a $47 million cut approved by the State Board of Education. The cut was due to a projected $157 million shortfall announced in December. The shortfall is expected to increase to around $900 million before the 2017 fiscal year, accordin...

Track resurfacing ‘oversprays’ onto teacher, student vehicles

Track resurfacing ‘oversprays’ onto teacher, student vehicles

About the Writer Aaron Compton, News Editor

March 4, 2016

Over the past couple weeks Ada High has been working on re-surfacing the track. Due to the wind and the excessive amount of Crumb-Rubber (Synthetic turf used for tracks), cars parked in the senior and faculty lots now have an added second coat over their original paint job. Over the weekend, st...

Close call for Oklahoma schools

Close call for Oklahoma schools

About the Writer Angelle Nazareno, Reporter

March 4, 2016

The recent find of 43.8 million dollars puts the State Board of Education's budget cuts in question. The money was found in the 1017 Fund, a dedicated revolving fund for education that's been around since 1990. According to a recent Tulsa World article, it is estimated that around 700 million do...

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