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High school students have high expectations

Audra McCaw, Staff Developer

September 23, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

School is overwhelming. Homework, tests, assignments, projects. It’s never ending. We have a lot of expectations and more now than ever, due to our technological advancements. We have a lot of responsibilities. School,...

Are You Infected With Senioritis?

Esreal Delgado, Staff Member

September 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Is there any way to explain just how much I want to go home right now and watch TV? I don’t understand, but every fiber in my body is keeping me from doing my homework. Why am I not focused?! These are questions e...

The Gift that is Internet

Lily Newcomb, Opinions editor

August 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

I have heard enough. Having kept an open mind to both sides of the iPad argument, I would definitely have to disagree that they are a purported “waste of money”. In fact, I think they may just be the best thing that’s ever happened. We are all p...

Who Cares? Student motivation declines during a high school career.

Valerie Bond, Staff Writer

May 14, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The evolution of not caring. As a teenager it is inevitable that eventually we sort of just stop caring. As a sophomore I have spent 11 years of my life in a place where children go to be lectured at. This place is more commonly...

Not everyone needs to go to college

Austin Lane, Journalism Student

April 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In high school, everyone seems to be readying themselves for their futures beyond the walls and gates of OHS, and college is often thought to be the best place to go after four long years of secondary schooling. Occasionally, there ...

Generation Selfie

February 24, 2014

Go ahead and read the book

February 18, 2014

Bring Your Own Device Brings OHS to the Future

December 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

By: Andrew Paul This year OHS has started implementing a program called Bring Your Own Device, in which students are given mini iPads or Ipads (it hasn’t been decided yet) to use in class with their teachers. OHS is leading this program as it’s the first school to do so, which is...

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