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College Application Deadlines

High achieving students get recognized for their hard work with a breakfast at the College and Career Center.

College Application Deadlines

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017

Seniors are rushing to turn in college applications this month because the early decision deadlines are coming to an end. The deadline for most top c...

Truancy Enforcement

Taylor Moore, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017

Truancy is a big problem not only at Oak Ridge High School but at other schools in our district. Students do not only miss school but when they come to...

Hurricane Maria Brings Student From Puerto Rico

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017

Citizens from Puerto Rico are making their way to the United States. Those who are coming here are searching for a suitable environment after Hurricane...

Students Perform at Spirit Week Pep Rally

The Pioneer Marching Band struts its stuff during the homecoming pep rally.

Students Perform at Spirit Week Pep Rally

Symone Washington, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017

Performing Arts students showed off their skills at the Spirit Week pep rally on Friday. The pep rally including cheerleaders, the dance team, the step tea...

Spirit Week- Toga/Spirit Day

Spirit Week- Toga/Spirit Day

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017

Seniors paraded across campus in stylish togas and accessories Friday morning to celebrate a rite of passage during Spirit Week. Only seniors participa...

Parade and Tailgate

Parade and Tailgate

Jasmine Boyens, Editor in Chief

October 13, 2017

Students and teachers participated in a parade and tailgate following a busy school day. Clubs and organizations worked together all of Thursday to dec...

Spirit Week- Wacky Tacky Day

Natalia Ribas, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

Students and staff were able to dress tacky and a bit wacky for Wednesday's Spirit Week theme. Despite PSAT and SAT testing throughout the whole school, st...

Student vs Faculty Volleyball Game

Mackens Mitil

Student vs Faculty Volleyball Game

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

In celebration of Spirit Week, students and faculty competed in a volleyball game after school, Tuesday. The intense game resulted in a score of 2-1 in...

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Soccer Season Opener

Jasmine Boyens

Peter Orelus

Soccer Season Opener

Jasmine Boyens, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017

The boy's varsity soccer team dominated, 9-1, in the season-opener against Foundation Academy. The team took over the first half of the game while the Lions had few shot attempts, leaving the Pioneer goalkeeper with few...

Loss against Olympia Costs Pioneers Districts

Lincoln Philips, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017

Marcus Taylor was limited to one touchdown, while the Pioneers lacked their usual sporadic offense, allowing Olympia to steamroll their way into a 48-13 home win. This game was a must win for Oak Ridge; losing this game...

Malik Davis; Game Changer

Malik Davis; Game Changer

Lincoln Philips, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017

The big moment arrives; his moment to prove he is the one. He will take this team to the next level. Loud instruments from the back rows of the bleachers echo into the open night and consume him. The head coach blasts nume...

Pioneers Win Big on Homecoming Friday

A player attempts to reel in a pass in the end zone.

Pioneers Win Big on Homecoming Friday

Lincoln Phillips, Sports Editor

October 16, 2017

The pressure of a homecoming win sparked Oak Ridge’s offense as the varsity football team (3-4) defeated Cypress Creek 36-15 at home for their third win in the last four games. The Pioneers were able to overpower Cypress ...

Available: Shooting Guard

Staff Report

October 16, 2017

Antwann Jones dropped his commitment to play basketball at Oklahoma State next year. The senior guard hopes to land elsewhere and has standing offers from LSU, Memphis, South Carolina, Rutgers, Texas A&M and Wake Forrest,...

Taylor Sets School Record With 6 TDs

Photo by Aleena Pressley

Marcus Taylor reels in a pass against Dr. Phillips. Taylor has scored 10 TDs in his last two games, including four against Cypress Creek during homecoming.

Taylor Sets School Record With 6 TDs

Staff Report

October 14, 2017

Senior Marcus Taylor etched his name into the record books Monday with an epic six-touchdown game in Oak Ridge’s 58-30 road win against Freedom. Taylor set the school record for touchdowns in a game with four TD catches,...

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Student Aspires To Bring Cheer

Natalia Ribas, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Cheerleading has become this student and award winner’s whole life. Despite long hours of practice and the dedication needed, this student finds that cheerleading relieves her stress and calms her. An Oak Ridge High...

Malik Davis; Game Changer

Malik Davis; Game Changer

Lincoln Philips, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017

The big moment arrives; his moment to prove he is the one. He will take this team to the next level. Loud instruments from the back rows of the bleachers echo into the open night and consume him. The head coach blasts nume...

Volleyball Hitter, Kennedy Logan

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

How well do you know our Girls Volleyball Team? Kennedy Logan is one of Oak Ridge hitters in their Girls Volleyball team. Kennedy Logan was born and grew up in Orlando, Florida. Kennedy would like to attend UF college to...

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