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Ada High School hosts OASC State

Ada High School hosts OASC State

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

For the 79th annual state convention for the Oklahoma Association of Student Council (OASC), Ada High School brought 1,600 kids into their school. Student council adviser and board member, Shawn Freeman put in the request 2017 because she had faith in her school and her students. The convention la...

Ada High Performing Arts presents Cinderella

Ada High Performing Arts presents Cinderella

About the Writer Delaney Beak, Editor

November 19, 2019

This week, Ada High School Performing Arts presents the classic Rogers and Hammerstein story, Cinderella. Cinderella is a classic story that joins magic and humor to create a heart-warming tale with a moral lesson. Directors Merrie Palmer and Micah Gordon choose the play based on the cast of characters, whether or not the cast has more singers or ...

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. ...

How to write a research paper

How to write a research paper

About the Writer Maddie Manning, Editor

March 14, 2019

One thing that I love to do is write. I'm not much of a creative writer, so essays are where I thrive. I know that a lot of people dread the words "research paper," and I am writing to make all of your lives easier in the ways of writing. Research papers are only as hard as you make them out to be....

Through the lens: 5th Annual RUSH Week

Through the lens: 5th Annual RUSH Week

About the Writer Cougar Chaos Staff, Photographers

March 3, 2019

Ada High's 5th annual RUSH Week was held last week with events ranging from a skate party to a dog show to a talent show and much more. RUSH Week is a philanthropy week dedicated to raising funds for those in need locally. This year's recipients were Ada senior Chandler Turner and Ada Homeless Servic...

Black History Month and its importance to history

Black History Month and its importance to history

About the Writer Tyler Bailey, Feature Editor

February 25, 2019

The month of February is often known as the month with Valentine's Day receiving most of the attention. However, something to remember about February, more than hearts and flowers and chocolates is that February is Black History Month. Black History Month is a time to reflect on history and remember th...

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