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Brain-Throbbing Facts of Science

Brain-Throbbing Facts of Science

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

November 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Opinion, Science Articles

Science teaches us many interesting things such as: facts about our bodies, animals, space, and the world around us. Through out education you're required to take many science classes. We are lucky enough to get the option to explore many fields of science. At Ada High alone we offer: Chemistry, Botany,...

Mr. Robbins Teacher of the Month

Mr. Robbins Teacher of the Month

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

October 7, 2014


Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Showcase

Mr. Robbins is a History and an Avid teacher here at Ada High. Robbins is the teacher everyone tells you to hide from and just get out of his class. He is seen as one of the strictest and hardest teachers here, but what is he like below the surface? This writer asked some of his former students to...

Which College is Right For You?

Which College is Right For You?

Ashley Worth, Writer

September 29, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

There are plenty of great colleges in the United States, so many that it can be a headache to even try to comprehend which one is right for you. If you're searching for guidance, then look no further. These are some of the most crucial components of a great school. When looking for the perfect college...

The Student Voices are Here

The Student Voices are Here

Ashley Worth, Writer

September 17, 2014


Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

The 2014-2015 student class elections are here and the anticipation couldn't be any higher. With four positions open for each class: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer, and a total of fifteen Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors competing for a title. Tension is rising among candidates. Most...

Video Game Review: GTA V

Video Game Review: GTA V

Jacob Faulkenberry, Writer/Photographer

September 9, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Los Santos is full of self-help gurus, starlets, and once-important stars. The city is now struggling to stay relevant in an era of economic uncertainty and reality TV. Amidst the chaos, three very different criminals chart their own chances of survival and success: Franklin, a former street gangste...

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Jacob Faulkenberry, Writer/Photographer

September 2, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Guardians of the Galaxy is an action-packed, epic space adventure, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. He has to pair up with a gro...

NBA Playoff’s

NBA Playoff’s

Matthew Dickey, Update information on NBA's current standings

May 15, 2014


Filed under News, Opinion

The first 72 hours of the NBA playoffs have been wild compared with last season’s early chalk-fest. We’ve had nine competitive games out of 10,1 crazy finishes, a GM giving an CW-style promo, massive scoring totals, and lots of other fun stuff. It is my personal opinion but I think with the way its going it will ...

If I Stay: Gayle Forman

If I Stay: Gayle Forman

Alexis Walker and Chelsi Gould

May 9, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

If you are looking for a quick and easy read this is the book for you! Faced with difficult choices it is easy for a reader to become intrigued, and to root for Mia. This book is actually being made into a major motion picture soon! It covers the life of seventeen year old Mia, who was in a car wreck...

Book Review: Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

Book Review: Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

Alexis Walker and Chelsi Gould

April 21, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Sarah Dessen introduces us to her new character "Ruby". She is a young adult, whose mother has run off and left her, but Ruby still has high hopes that she will, one day, return to their home.  Ruby is living just knowing one side of the story from her mother about her father thus making her view on...

Book Review: Crackback

Book Review: Crackback

Alexis Walker and Chelsi Gould

April 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Friday night football at Ada High is what most people live for. In the book "Crackback by John Coy" this is what the main character Miles Manning lives and breathes. This book covers a wide variety of situations; football, drug abuse, and the inside on what boys go through. That is one part that makes...

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