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The Game of Life spirit week ends on a bang

The Game of Life spirit week ends on a bang

Lexi Gass, Staff Writer

The week of September 19th, 2016 was spirit week at OHS.  The theme was based around the Game of Life, called Life at OC. The week was capped off with a parade and assem...  Read More »

Sep 27 • 0 comments

Tired students and retired elderly mingle for thursday’s spirit day

Tired students and retired elderly mingle for thursday’s spirit day

Audrey Serrano, Features Editor

September 22, 2016 was dubbed a lazy day for both students and teachers alike. Many students and teachers dressed up in their sleep attire and some supported “old peopl...  Read More »

Sep 23 • 0 comments

Students get athletic and save the day during spirit week

Students get athletic and save the day during spirit week

Katie Diab, Staff Writer

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Students found their school spirit and got funky with this week as it ‘got real’. They were dressed as nurses, police officers, firefighters,...  Read More »

Sep 22 • 0 comments

Suburban and city parents live in harmony on campus

Suburban and city parents live in harmony on campus

Emilie Reid, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Students dressed in soccer mom attire, rocked fanny packs, or dressed in their fanciest clothes to show their school spirit on Tuesday for Suburban Parents vs. City Paren...  Read More »

Sep 21 • 0 comments

Stugo’s game of life begins this spirit week

Stugo’s game of life begins this spirit week

Laci Holm, News Editor

Spirit week begins next week with the theme "The Game of Life". The week is building up to Homecoming which is Saturday September 24 from 7 to 11 at the Phoenix Convention Cen...  Read More »

Sep 16 • 0 comments

Theater students prepare for the future

Theater students prepare for the future

Kasey Cross, Photography Editor

The theater students claim that in their time here, acting has helped them break out of their shell and become the performers they are today. As compared to the freshman, the seniors hav...  Read More »

Sep 2 • 0 comments

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Sports

Varsity volleyball spikes mountain ridge

Varsity volleyball spikes mountain ridge

Katie Diab, Staff Writer

On September 20, the varsity volleyball team went against Mountain Ridge (MR). They played four sets altogether and won three with the last set being 25-24, leaving OHS wi...  Read More »

Sep 24 • 0 comments

Varsity football takes on the new season

Varsity football takes on the new season

Laci Holm, News Editor

Football kicked off its season August 19 with strong new players. The varsity Eagles are starting out the season in division one after a well played season last year. T...  Read More »

Sep 20 • 0 comments

Juniors make powderpuff history with first win

Juniors make powderpuff history with first win

Nikki Hazelett, Sports Editor

The OHS female seniors and juniors faced off for a game of flag football to start Homecoming week, on September 19. The male seniors and juniors were not forgotten, as the...  Read More »

Sep 20 • 0 comments

Volleyball sets up for a new season

Volleyball sets up for a new season

Lexi Gass, Staff Writer

Volleyball is sure to serve up some fun at their games this year. They are preparing and ready to dominate this season.  The Varsity team is bonding and learning to work w...  Read More »

Sep 20 • 0 comments

OHS badminton smashes back in matches

OHS badminton smashes back in matches

Katie Diab, Staff Writer

Clears. Drives. Drops. Re-drops. Smashes. On September 13, Badminton had their fourth home game of the season against Central High School. The score of this match was...  Read More »

Sep 18 • 0 comments

Cross Country sprints towards an electrifying season

Audrey Serrano, Features Editor

Pace your excitement because cross country is preparing for a long and successful season ahead of them.  Cross country boys’ and girls’ teams sprint on average 7 to 10 miles during practice and their confidence and stamina for this season is unlike any other. “I think it’ll be really good [this season]. We have a lot of young talent and I think that we’...  Read More »

Sep 15 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Kaepernick sits down for what he believes in

Kaepernick sits down for what he believes in

Samantha Ruoff, News Columnist

The mistreatment of minorities is not something that should be taken sitting down. But that is exactly what Colin Kapernick is doing. Recently the 49ers’ quarterback caught a lot ...  Read More »

Sep 21 • 0 comments

Suicide Squad fans mix up abuse with #RelationshipGoals

Suicide Squad fans mix up abuse with #RelationshipGoals

Samantha Ruoff, News Columnist

Black eyes. Bruises. Psychological torture. #RelationshipGoals. Since the summer release of the highly anticipated Suicide Squad, fans all over social media have been v...  Read More »

Sep 1 • 0 comments

The answer to why I love American Idol so much

The answer to why I love American Idol so much

Ryan Temple, Editorial Chief

At 8 years old, most kids begin to develop their own passions. The majority becomes invested in spots, performing arts, academics or something else that lends them to some...  Read More »

Apr 7 • 0 comments

Do-nut forget to stop and check out Fractured Prune

Do-nut forget to stop and check out Fractured Prune

Cassidy Moore, Staff Writer

It’s hard to make a doughnut place unique as there are many places claiming they have, “The World’s Best Doughnuts!” However, what makes The Fractured Prune different ...  Read More »

Mar 16 • 0 comments

Life of Pablo on Tidal fails to meet expectations

Hayley White, Staff Writer

Kanye West, a frequent in social media for his ego and bizarre rants, recently dropped his album, Life of Pablo, on Tidal, an exclusive music streaming service. The album is not available for purchase on any other platforms, West trying to drive sales to the subscription based app and website part owned by Jay Z’s label Project Panther Ltd. Tidal Premium is $...  Read More »

Mar 16 • 0 comments

Lux Central fails to live up to hype

Lux Central fails to live up to hype

Hayley White, Staff Writer

Located right in the middle of Downtown Phoenix, Lux is a small kitschy restaurant that has been gaining a lot of attention. It is a new favorite for students, to Instag...  Read More »

Feb 4 • 0 comments

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Features

OHS drum majors play into 2016’s season

OHS drum majors play into 2016’s season

Seth Moller, Cassidy Moore, and Ryland Holeman

https://youtu.be/-2Owa8SO9vA Ben Pitts and Bailey Crepinsek sit down to talk about being the drum majors for the OHS Eagle Pride Marching Band. Video produced by Seth...  Read More »

Sep 23 • 0 comments

The #OCGetsReal assembly got real

The #OCGetsReal assembly got real

Cassidy Moore, Staff Writer

The last assembly of the year was Apr. 1 as it closed the #OCGetsReal spirit week. The assembly raised the students’ spirit the week before standardized testing began. ...  Read More »

Apr 12 • 0 comments

Camp One creates a family among students

Camp One creates a family among students

Ethan Gilchrist, Hard News and Online Editor

A trip to the woods for three days with strangers quickly turns into an eye opening experience with loving people you’ll learn to call family at Camp One. Camp One too...  Read More »

Mar 22 • 0 comments

FIDM club sparks interest in fashionable teenagers

FIDM club sparks interest in fashionable teenagers

Taylor Stokes, Staff Developer

There are many students on this campus who have a passion for fashion and what better way to express that than with the newfound Fashion Club. Despite many kids having an interest, there ...  Read More »

Mar 16 • 0 comments

Social media causes concern

Social media causes concern

Taylor Stokes, Staff Developer

With the rise in technology and the desire to express yourself publicly (or rather what you want others to think of you as), kids face the pressures of social media harassment and...  Read More »

Mar 16 • 0 comments

Students enter BC and OHS film competition

Students enter BC and OHS film competition

Cassidy Moore, Staff Writer

The Boulder Creek and OHS media productions departments hosted a weekend film festival for short filmmakers and two teams from OHS participated. The competition started Feb. 10 after schoo...  Read More »

Mar 16 • 0 comments

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A&E

Theater students prepare for the future

Theater students prepare for the future

Kasey Cross, Photography Editor

The theater students claim that in their time here, acting has helped them break out of their shell and become the performers they are today. As compared to the freshman, the seniors hav...  Read More »

Sep 2 • 0 comments

Suicide Squad fans mix up abuse with #RelationshipGoals

Suicide Squad fans mix up abuse with #RelationshipGoals

Samantha Ruoff, News Columnist

Black eyes. Bruises. Psychological torture. #RelationshipGoals. Since the summer release of the highly anticipated Suicide Squad, fans all over social media have been v...  Read More »

Sep 1 • 0 comments

Addams Family is the energetic comedy students need

Addams Family is the energetic comedy students need

Ethan Gilchrist, Co-Editor-in-chief

In the darkness of the theater stage there stands a spooky house owned by none other than the Addams family. Here awaits a tale of forbidden teenage love that will push two...  Read More »

Apr 9 • 0 comments

The answer to why I love American Idol so much

The answer to why I love American Idol so much

Ryan Temple, Editorial Chief

At 8 years old, most kids begin to develop their own passions. The majority becomes invested in spots, performing arts, academics or something else that lends them to some...  Read More »

Apr 7 • 0 comments

Students and theatre display their talent

Students and theatre display their talent

Travis Robertson, Hard News/Online Editor

The OHS theatre department put on the 2016 talent show Friday, Feb. 26. This year's talent show was combined with the theatre department’s gala show, which added theatre and...  Read More »

Mar 17 • 0 comments

What were the best films of 2015?

What were the best films of 2015?

Travis Robertson, Hard News/Online editor

2015 was a big year for film where we saw the return of Star Wars, Rocky and Mad Max, with several new films that completely took us by surprise. The only question left to ask i...  Read More »

Feb 3 • 0 comments

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