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Journalism staff journeys to competition

Journalism staff journeys to competition

Jersey Gregory, Staff writer
April 13, 2017 • 425 views
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The Cougar Call staff recently attended the 46th Annual Northeastern State University (NEU) Media Day in Tahlequah, bringing home numerous awards. The NEU Media Day awarded overall newspaper and individual awards, in addition to hosting an on-site competition. The Cougar Call received the Superi...

TV show review: 13 Reasons Why

TV show review: 13 Reasons Why

Jersey Gregory, Staff writer
April 7, 2017 • 478 views
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Recently, Netflix has added one more show to its long list of originals. 13 Reasons Why follows the cassette tapes left behind by Hannah Baker, a junior at the local high school, after killing herself. On the tapes, she claims that each person who is mentioned is somehow responsible for her death i...

‘Can’t buy me love’

‘Can’t buy me love’

Kaelie Miller, Sophomore Journalist
April 7, 2017 • 649 views
Filed under Multimedia Packages, Showcase

When you think of a date, what do you imagine? A romantic candlelit dinner is what most would say, but that's far from the only option. There are so many alternatives that can save you more money than the typical pricey date. Couples crafting     Being creative can go a long w...

Top 5 Netflix television series for teens

Top 5 Netflix television series for teens

Malli Pingleton, Junior Editor/Writer
April 7, 2017 • 316 views
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I know it can be a little overwhelming trying to find a new show to watch on Netflix.  There are too many to chose from, and you don't want to get stuck watching one you don't really like just because you can't walk away without seeing if they ever get off the stupid island.  I'll just critique them f...

Ada High’s working masses

Ada High’s working masses

Iris Arredondo, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017 • 367 views
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

The most recent (2011) U.S. census, in a report released by the U.S. Bureau, revealed that nearly 28 percent of high school students in the U.S. hold down at least a part-time job. Oklahoma was listed as one of seven states with the highest number of student workers. For many students, working ...

Ada takes Albany by storm in disaster relief efforts

Ada takes Albany by storm in disaster relief efforts

April 7, 2017 • 838 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Spring is in the air. Temperatures are rising, flowers are blooming, and spring break is approaching. The closer spring break gets, the more students can be overheard organizing and discussing their plans to go to the beach or skiing in the mountains. It is a time of adventure and new beginnings. Fo...

Spring

Spring

Taylor Russell, Photographer
April 7, 2017 • 249 views
Filed under Showcase, Slideshows

  "Spring" by Gerard Manley Hopkins   All images photographed by Taylor Russell.

OU Alumni J.C. Watts brings encouraging message to Ada High students

OU Alumni J.C. Watts brings encouraging message to Ada High students

Mackenzee Crosby, Senior Editor and Photographer
March 6, 2017 • 538 views
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Former U.S. Representative and University of Oklahoma (OU) Alumnus, J.C. Watts, addressed the Ada High student body imploring students to rise above their circumstances and achieve their dreams. Watts began his speech by recounting a time when he could not sit with his white friends in the movie the...

Princesses will reign over Ada

Princesses will reign over Ada

Malli Pingleton, Junior Editor/Writer
February 28, 2017 • 1,545 views
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Lords and ladies, prepare for the arrival of royalty. Ada High Wrestling will be hosting a Princess Party on March 4, 2017.  The party will serve as a fundraiser with all proceeds benefiting the wrestling team. Kyle Bohannon, Ada High's wrestling coach, decided he would like his team to attend a w...

Ada High School student publishes children’s book

Ada High School student publishes children’s book

Becky Robnett, Senior Editor, Reporter, Columnist
February 13, 2017 • 4,843 views
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Karen Heizer, Ada High School senior, recently published a children's book, Animal Kingdom  In addition to writing the book, Heizer was also responsible for all of the illustration. She began this project during the summer of 2016. Between school and the lengthy editing process, she finally fini...

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