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Go Diego Go

Go Diego Go

Gabriela Alonso, News Editor

October 26, 2016

Long before he became one of Oak Ridge’s top boys swimmers, Diego Caceres, born in Caracas, Venezuela, moved to the United States at the age of 4 with his parents looking for political asylum. He wanted to free himself from the corrupt Venezuelan government. After witnessing his parents split and her mom b...

Marrero Leads Pioneer Runners

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor in Chief

August 31, 2016

Junior Daniel Marrero captured 6th place out of 58 runners  and three freshmen ran in their first race as Pioneers Saturday at the Early Hawk Classic in Minneola. Kiante Jackson, Isaiah Evans, and Antonio Ortiz finished 39, 55, and 58, respectively. The boy's team held the sixth spot in the overal...

ESE Easter Egg Hunt

ESE Easter Egg Hunt

Gabby Ramos, Angelie Feliciano, Rebecca Crosby

March 29, 2016

On March 16th, Oak Ridge Media group sponsored an Easter Egg Hunt for the ESE students. In addition to the egg hunt, there was music, games, and snacks to celebrate both the Spring and honor the hardships that many of these students face everyday due to their disabilities. For the first event, there ...

The Greatest Triumph in Oak Ridge– the Story of Ms. Watson

Rebecca Crosby, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2016

A familiar face sits within a classroom, eyes scanning over her beloved students as she makes sure to assess the capabilities of their teacher. It’s a formal observation, just another routine day for her, and she smiles as she watches the students interact with each other. She has soft, wise e...

Expert volunteers help out for the holidays

Expert volunteers help out for the holidays

Rebecca Crosby

December 10, 2015

A little girl walks through the streets, holding her mother’s hand and humming a familiar tune to herself. She is sweet, innocent, and oblivious to the world around her. It’s the middle of winter, and the Florida wind nips at her frail cheeks and nose, turning them a bright shade of red. As they...

On And Off The Field With: Jonathan Jones

On And Off The Field With: Jonathan Jones

Andy Trulock, Column Editor

November 18, 2015

Dedicated athlete, committed student, humble and fun-loving guy. These are just a few of the aspects that describe Jonathan Jones, Senior linebacker at Oak Ridge High School. Throughout all his years here, he has been a lock in the starting lineup on Varsity and has helped lead the Oak Ridge Pioneers to ...

Autism Awareness: The Teachers’ Perspectives

Autism Awareness: The Teachers’ Perspectives

April 23, 2015

It is known that this school has many educational programs, such as the Aviation Magnet program, AP classes, tutoring after school, and so forth. However, there is another educational program for a separate group of students; the ESE, or Exceptional Student Education. Their schedules and classes are...

Sculpt in the name d’art

April 6, 2015

In the realm of ceramics and sculpting, Junior Jennie Rivera and Sophomore Leia Marrero are the MVPs of ceramics. Incidentally, both young women have been in the art field for many years and share the same love for art, yet they each view art from a different angle. Their ceramics instructor, Stephen...

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