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Ada High under construction

Ada High under construction

Chris Henry, Reporter and Writer
September 1, 2015 • 496 views
Filed under News, Showcase

As Ada High students may already know, most of the high school is under improvement construction thanks to the 2014 passing of a new bond issue. However, many students have been left wondering what the improvements will be and how long they will take.  An interview with Ada High principal, Jeff Maloy, ...

Cougar Call Goes To OSM Competition

Cougar Call Goes To OSM Competition

Becky Robnett, Reporter, Columnist
May 7, 2015 • 528 views
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

On the 6th of April, some students from the AHS Cougar Call staff, went to Spring Media Monday held at Oklahoma University. SMM is held by OSM (Oklahoma Scholastic Media) for journalism students across the state. And was the first year for Ada High School students to compete in the SMM contest providing...

Students lead movement to open gym during lunch

Students lead movement to open gym during lunch

April 22, 2015 • 630 views
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Ms. Cady Merchant and Mrs. Jamie Weston's 5th hour class has been working on a project to open up the old gym during lunch. Two weeks ago they gave out surveys to the students that are at the school during lunch. The goal was to find out how many people would use the gym if it was opened, and many...

20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter
April 22, 2015 • 2,086 views
Filed under Features, News

In 1995, a truck-bomb explosion was set off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building in Oklahoma City. The bombing was set off by anti-government militanst, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nicholas, and Michael Frontier. All three men met at an army camp, Fort Benning, Georgia in 1988. The bomb they set...

Onward to State

Onward to State

Becky Robnett, Reporter, Columnist
April 2, 2015 • 1,112 views
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 10th through 11th, both Ada High Bands competed for State Contest in Konowa. Both achieved superior ratings and are now preparing for State Contest. The Ada High Bands will be going to Pre-state at East Central University on Wednesday, April 1st. To prepare for State...

Tornado Season: What’s your plan?

Tornado Season: What’s your plan?

Aaron Compton
March 13, 2015 • 1,391 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Tornado season is right around the corner. This is the time of year many Oklahomans start to worry about and prepare for possible tornadic activity. Oklahoma, situated in the midst of tornado alley, which runs North to South, covering the northern region of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, the...

Iphones are Bad News for Modern Day Parents

Iphones are Bad News for Modern Day Parents

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Writer
March 12, 2015 • 570 views
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 • 884 views
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 • 485 views
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...

Ada High Band to Play at Symphony Center

Ada High Band to Play at Symphony Center

Becky Robnett, Reporter, Columnist
March 2, 2015 • 589 views
Filed under News, Student Life

From  March 5th through 9th, the Ada High School Band is going to Chicago, Illinois to preform in the Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival. They are one of four specially selected bands across the United States to preform on Chicago's Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. Percy Grainger was a famous composer...

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