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Student of the Month

Student of the Month

Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

January 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

December's student of the month is Natalie Jack. "It feels pretty good to be recognized as a proactive student, I work hard for it!", said Jack. Her main goal was accomplished when she became September's Miss Ada's Outstanding Teen. She now gets to go compete for the title of Miss Oklahoma's Outstanding...

Hanging of the greens

Hanging of the greens

Angelle Nazareno, Reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

One of the many traditions that makes Ada High School unique is the "Hanging of the Greens." The whole school gathers to watch student representatives from organizations and clubs hang their own special ornament on a Christmas tree while the school choir and band sing holiday carols and play songs. At...

Ada High Christmas Traditions

Ada High Christmas Traditions

Heather Manuel, Writer/Photographer

December 11, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Christmas is a family-celebrated holiday, and after time, traditions are developed. At Ada High, these are a few of the students' and teachers' traditions. "Every year me and my family go to see a movie on Christmas"- Mackenzee Crosby "Every year since I was one, or two years old, my parents, my...

Thanksgiving traditions

Thanksgiving traditions

Malli Pingleton, Student Life/Entertainment Writer

November 24, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

As November comes around each and every year, families start to plan on what they will do and where they will get together with that year, and who will bring what food. Traditions are one of the best things about holidays in general, and that being said; Thanksgiving is one of the best times to get...

A trip down memory lane

A trip down memory lane

Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

November 24, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Over there years, memories have been made. Here's a few memories from Ada High students. "Making homemade cookies and stepping in the kitchen at Nine in the morning so we can get the meal done by lunch time."- Paige Rhoads "Watching the Macy's parade with my mom"- Ms. Walker "I was riding dirt bikes...

DIY Fall Project

DIY Fall Project

Mackenzee Crosby

November 24, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Thanksgiving is around the corner! What are you going to do over the break? How about make a turkey from a pine-cone in just three easy steps?! What you will need : - Pine cones - Feathers -Googly eyes -Orange felt fabric -Hot glue gun and glue The amount of these items depends on how ...

College of the month

College of the month

Chris Henry, Reporter/Photographer

November 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

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Ada band competes in contests

Becky Robnett, Senior Editor, Reporter, Columnist

October 12, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Ada band has a long history of contest performances, most recently attending marching contests at Yukon and Mustang.  They performed in both preliminaries and finals at the Yukon contest, but only in preliminaries at the Mustang contest. On Sept. 26, Ada band performed in the preliminary round at...

Announcements

Mackenzee Crosby, Contributing Reporter & Photographer

September 29, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

Daniel Carpenter brings you the latest at Ada High!

Required CPR: Stupid law or helpful class?

Required CPR: Stupid law or helpful class?

Chris Henry, Senior reporter and article writer

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

It came as a surprise to me when I first heard it; Basic CPR or Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training course for seniors across the state of Oklahoma. I too thought that it was a stupid law; take a  mandatory course or fail your high school senior year. It was a bit excessive to me, to put such a...

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