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HowToLife Movement comes to Ada

HowToLife Movement comes to Ada

Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

HowToLife recently held a worship rally in the Ada Cougar Activity Center. All youth groups within Pontotoc County were invited, and more than 300 local youths were in attendance. The HowToLife movement is a student led movement dedicated to bringing high school students together to host their own outr...

Slice of life is boring?

Slice of life is boring?

William Whelchel, Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Slice of life refers to a variety of works of art and entertainment that focus on mundane, everyday events. By that description, many would immediately dismiss anything in that category as boring fluff, not worth their time. But as someone who greatly enjoys such stories, I am inclined to defend them...

Advantages of Understanding Your Schemata

Advantages of Understanding Your Schemata

Trinity Whitehead, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

A Schema, according to Jean Piaget’s theory of Cognitive Development, is an underlying cognitive substructure which categorizes and organizes ideas, relationships and information. It can also be referred to as a mental configuration describing an understanding of society, preconceived beliefs abou...

Senior Superlative winners announced

Senior Superlative winners announced

January 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

All-Around Senior Boy Finalists: Coleman Prince Landen Underwood Troy Shaw Rylan Burrows   All-Around Senior Boy: Coleman Prince   All-Around Senior Girl Finalists: Lillie Speed Jersey Gregory Kortni McNutt Andrea Solorio   All-Around Senior Girl: Andrea Solorio ...

Egg takes over internet

Egg takes over internet

David Lewis, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Kylie Jenner held the world record for the most Instagram likes on a single post until now. Meet the Egg. The Egg is an up and coming viral sensation that had one goal: To pass Kylie Jenner and get over 18 million likes on a picture on Instagram. The Egg passed it with ease. Within a week it already...

Brevity is overrated

Brevity is overrated

William Whelchel, Entertainment Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Brevity is the soul of wit-- so says one of the foremost dramatists of all of modern literature, William Shakespeare, but is that really true? It's commonly repeated in many an essay about how to improve your writing, to only include necessary elements. If it doesn't have a clear purpose in the sce...

AHS Performing Arts presents Hunchback of Notre Dame

AHS Performing Arts presents Hunchback of Notre Dame

Cougar Call Staff/Cougar Chaos Yearbook Staff

December 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Slideshows

Ada High Performing Arts presented The Hunchback of Notre Dame as their fall musical this year. The Alan Menken musical was based on the Victor Hugo novel of the same name and included songs from the Disney film. Under the direction of Merrie Palmer, the production included the following cast members...

‘Just a teacher’ Ronny Johns is just the answer for House District 25

‘Just a teacher’ Ronny Johns is just the answer for  House District 25

The Cougar Call Staff

November 5, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Showcase

Since Oklahoma's state elections are fast approaching, The Cougar Call has decided to officially endorse Ronny Johns for State Representative of House District 25. Members of The Cougar Call had the chance to sit down with Ronny Johns and Danny Manuel and conduct face-to-face interviews of eac...

Halloween How-to: Crochet Pumpkin Coffee Cup Sleeve

Halloween How-to: Crochet Pumpkin Coffee Cup Sleeve

Monica Guajardo, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under 2018 Halloween Edition, Showcase

  It's finally autumn. Bring on the pumpkin everything. This time of year usually brings out my inner crafter, so I hit up Pinterest and found this cute pumpkin coffee cup sleeve by claireabellemakes. Her pattern is written in UK terms and not U.S., so I did have to adjust the pattern...

Looking Back on History – Jack The Ripper

Looking Back on History – Jack The Ripper

Maddie Manning, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under 2018 Halloween Edition, Showcase

Since the spooky spirit of Halloween is upon us, let's talk about the brooding tale of the man known as Jack The Ripper. Jack The Ripper, also known as the Whitechapel Murderer, is the infamous butcher that is thought to be responsible for all of the murders included in The Autumn of Terror in 1888. A doc...

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