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SGA President Visits Washington D.C.

SGA President Visits Washington D.C.

Ty'Jon Streets, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

A young man stands in front of the Lincoln Memorial. He stands across from the Washington Monument. He stands in the place of historical figures with a breeze of the future sweeping through his hands as he looks in the direction of the Capitol Building. He knows that one day he will get his shot at changing...

Dancing for a Grade

Dancing for a Grade

Shella St Eloi, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

With a dance class on campus, students now have an elective class to look forward to. They can do what they love and receive an “A.” The dance program was introduced to students last school year and since then it has been growing in numbers. Many students from last year decided to join the class onc...

Five Keys to Success In 2018

Symone Washington, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features

We’re fresh in the new year temperatures decreasing, snow falling, flu season, and even plants dying but that shouldn’t stop you from being successful in 2018. Out of everything, five “keys” stood out as important factors to be prosperous this New Year. 1. Think outside the box. Always think...

The Cost of Becoming Valedictorian

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

A high school girl sat on her bed wondering what her friends might be doing. Were they catching a movie? Taking a trip to Universal? How much fun were they having? The thought passed quickly, and she returned to her study guide. Monday was two days away, and she didn’t want to bomb the test. She coul...

The Strive to Become a Teacher

The Strive to Become a Teacher

Jasmine Boyens, Editor in Chief

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Imagine working a job that has no value. Imagine listening every day to troubled teens, but realizing that you had no way to help them because that was not your responsibility. At one point, this was Michelle Gomez. Then she decided to do something. She wanted to have an impact, a purpose. So the si...

Striving In the Step Team

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features

The step team is an organization that teaches step dancing and communication to help students further understand step culture and the meaning of teamwork and dedication. Aside from dance, the goal of the step team is “To communicate and have confidence in others and to have people to talk to and...

Student Aspires To Bring Cheer

Natalia Ribas, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features

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 School student, Kabrina Inker, is a sophomore on the cheerleading team. With her ha...

The Obscurity of maturity

The Obscurity of maturity

Jasmine Boyens

November 16, 2017


Filed under Humans of Oak Ridge

It is said that you are more likely to meet celebrities you do not know rather than those that you are familiar with or even admire. However, this depends on someone’s definition of a celebrity. Janavis Ling, a senior, recalls that meeting Mike Pence when he was younger is just one of what he considers...

Malik Davis; Game Changer

Malik Davis; Game Changer

Lincoln Philips, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Sports

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 numerous commands for him to follow, and he looks down at the grass on the field and r...

Volleyball Hitter, Kennedy Logan

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Other Sports, Sports

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 study physical therapy. She chose physical therapy in order to learn how to treat...

New Director, New Style

New Director, New Style

Jasmine Boyens, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2017


Filed under Features

  A gold sheet of light falls onto their faces and a glow bounces off the brass and silver instruments. There are times of still silence, but at the command of the director, music begins to challenge the chit chat in the bleachers. With every beat of a drum and breath before a note, they work as a team. Their music unites. A new ...

The Uber Experience

Samantha Bailon, Chief Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News

Phone in hand, app pulled up, and car rolling in. I take my seat and kindly introduce myself along with a hello. The car filled with silence, no response was made leaving my brain racing in search of a reason for such neglect. My attitude flipped, my only resolution would be to review my driver, Lakesha...

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