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Thanksgiving around the world

Thanksgiving around the world

About the Writer Angelle Nazareno

November 24, 2015

America isn't the only country that celebrates Thanksgiving. Other countries around the world already had their own traditions way before America. Although they celebrate in a different way, they all have the same reason to do so: giving thanks. China celebrates Chung Ch'ui, or the August Moon Festival....

The more you know

The more you know

About the Writer Becky Robnett, Senior Editor, Reporter, Columnist

November 24, 2015

Turkeys, most people eat them every year on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and other major holidays. However, how much do people really know about turkeys? The turkey eaten primarily on holidays is the white feathered turkey, mostly because when the white feathered turkeys are plucked their feathers don't...

Ada High National Honor Society elects new officers

Ada High National Honor Society elects new officers

November 13, 2015

The Ada High School chapter of National Honor Society held officer elections the week of November 9.  The newly elected officers are: President: MeKenzie Rockey Vice-Presicent: Tanner Stone Secretary: Kaylee Guan Treasurer: Sarah Morgan Community Service Officer: Mary Jackson Public Relations...

Ada band competes in contests

About the Writer Becky Robnett, Senior Editor, Reporter, Columnist

October 12, 2015

Ada band has a long history of contest performances, most recently attending marching contests at Yukon and Mustang.  They performed in both preliminaries and finals at the Yukon contest, but only in preliminaries at the Mustang contest. On Sept. 26, Ada band performed in the preliminary round at...

Announcements

About the Writer Mackenzee Crosby, Contributing Reporter & Photographer

September 29, 2015

Daniel Carpenter brings you the latest at Ada High!

Victor-y For Win-Win Week

Victor-y For Win-Win Week

About the Writer Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

September 29, 2015

Win-Win Week is a program by the OSSAA to support cancer research and allow high schools in Oklahoma to participate. The theme is Pink Out the Warriors and the students have incorporated orange to support Victor Aguinaga, orange is the color for Leukemia. Ada High School Leadership class made posters...

The threats continue at Ada High

The threats continue at Ada High

About the Writer Aaron Compton, Reporter

September 24, 2015

On Friday, Sept. 18, Ada High School received its third threat of violence in the past year. It initially appeared as though a threat was made on the school website.  This message discouraged students from attending school on Monday, Sept. 21.  A screen shot appeared on the social media site, Snap...

ACT now free for juniors

ACT now free for juniors

About the Writer Angelle Nazareno, Reporter

September 10, 2015

This year, juniors can take their first ACT exam without charge. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Education, 11th graders statewide have the opportunity to take the college-entrance test for free. The costs are covered by the OSDE for all public high schools willing to participate in the ...

Fair comes to town

Fair comes to town

About the Writer Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

September 8, 2015

The 99th annual Pontotoc County Free Fair was Sept. 1-5. At the free fair there were several things to do, such as ride the rides, go to the concession, play games, or even go to the concert. The free fair had tickets for the rides or a bracelet could be purchased for $25 Rides: Fireball Zero Gravity OMG ...

Back on the attack

Back on the attack

About the Writer Becky Robnett, Senior Editor, Reporter, Columnist

September 1, 2015

Welcome back Ada High! With many new students and swooping changes, this year has started out with a giant bang. Some of the changes include: Twelve new teachers                                                       Hall pass needed B.O.B (One binder for all cla...

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