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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...

An interview with Josh Edwards

An interview with Josh Edwards

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Josh Edwards, Democratic candidate for District Attorney, recently sat down with The Cougar Call for an interview. Q: How long have you been an attorney? A: I have been practicing since 2010 so about 8 years now. Q: What made you choose to run for District Attorney (DA)? A: When I saw that...

How to deal with ACT stress, anxiety

How to deal with ACT stress, anxiety

Tyler Bailey, Feature Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

At Ada High School, a lot of students are stressing out about the upcoming ACT. Junior Jonathan Cloar is one of those who worries when preparing for the ACT. "I get very stressed out but just deal with it. I don't do much. I just try to distract myself from it until it happens," said Cloar. ...

Circular Reporting: The Lisa Holst Problem

Circular Reporting: The Lisa Holst Problem

William Whelchel, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The not so fun fact that each person swallows an average of 8 spiders per year is something often shared around the internet and real life, eliciting disgusted responses from millions the world over. But it doesn't take anything more than a quick Google search to find a Snopes.com article, among numerous others, that will let you sleep a littl...

London, England: A digital gallery

London, England: A digital gallery

March 29, 2018


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Flashback to 2014: The class of 2019 gathered into the auditorium to hear about a special opportunity presented by a man named John Garber, a well known doctor and friend to many children in Ada. He made the class a deal: if they kept up straight A's until the end of the first semester of their juni...

Oklahoma teacher walkout reaches Ada High

Oklahoma teacher walkout reaches Ada High

Emily Rhyne, Staff Writer/Copy Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Oklahoma education takes the cake for one of the lowest paid administrations, not to mention the lowest funded schools in the country. Oklahoma teachers, such as Shawn Freeman are a little too familiar with these cutbacks, having to purchase various sc...

Senior Superlative winners announced

Senior Superlative winners announced

Emily Rhyne, Staff Writer/Copy Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Most likely to do anything for $10: Nathan Fountain & Starla Wood   Best Snapchat stories: Skylor Meyers & Sadie Criswell   Biggest trouble maker: Chris Allen & Asia Rasmussen   Most likely to start a band: Caleb Manning & Emily Rhyne ...

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