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Girls Basketball Player Nominated For McDonald’s All-Star American

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


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Female basketball player, Imani Lubin, has been nominated to compete against high school basketball players in the United States to claim the title as a McDonald’s All-star American, which takes place in Atlanta, Georgia on Mar. 28. Those who are nominated have to be selected in order to compete...

SGA Hosts 12 Days of Holiday

SGA Hosts 12 Days of Holiday

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Student Government Association organizes a “12 Days of Holiday” event to bring excitement to the student body during their last two weeks of the first semester to encourage school spirit and attendance. SGA hopes to bring a happy ending to the year by motivating students to participate in the ...

ROTC Crowns Royalty at Military Ball

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) students get recognized for their hard work with a Military Ball on Nov 10 at the Rosen Plaza. “It’s a very formal event…primarily for the students,” said Chief Nutting who is in charge of the JROTC program. Near the end of the dance, Kattherine...

UCF Field Trip Captures Senior Interest

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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Seniors interested in the University of Central Florida visited the campus with the College and Career Center team on Tuesday to get information on the university in order to make better decisions on their college search. During the visit, students learned about the admission process and the requirements...

Students Rush to Meet College Application Deadlines

Students Rush to Meet College Application Deadlines

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


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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 colleges in Florida have passed and students stress that the admission process will be more difficult after the deadline. Colleges emphasize on the e...

School Targets Skippers With New Truancy Policy

Taylor Moore, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


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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 school they skip most of their classes. Deans have begun cracking down by standing in the hallway as students are going from class to class. You...

Hurricane Maria Brings In Students From Puerto Rico

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


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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 Maria took that away from them. “It was horrible and difficult there. My dad is here and the rest of my family is in Puerto Rico,” Natalie Bonilla...

Students Perform at Spirit Week Pep Rally

Students Perform at Spirit Week Pep Rally

Symone Washington, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


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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 team, band, and the homecoming court. The event began with a performance by the band and cheerleaders followed by an announcement of the homecoming ...

Spirit Week- Toga/Spirit Day

Spirit Week- Toga/Spirit Day

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


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Seniors paraded across campus in stylish togas and accessories Friday morning to celebrate a rite of passage during Spirit Week. Only seniors participate in Toga Day. For other students, Friday was Spirit Day, and those students wore green-and-gold Oak Ridge T-shirts handed out earlier in the week....

Parade and Tailgate

Parade and Tailgate

Jasmine Boyens, Editor in Chief

October 13, 2017


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Students and teachers participated in a parade and tailgate following a busy school day. Clubs and organizations worked together all of Thursday to decorate floats for the Homecoming parade. Following the parade students, family and staff celebrated while eating, dancing and playing games during the ta...

Spirit Week- Wacky Tacky Day

Natalia Ribas, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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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, students dressed in silly, mismatching clothes, added a lighter feeling to the prolonged testing.  Unlike the previous days in spirit week, many...

Student vs Faculty Volleyball Game

Student vs Faculty Volleyball Game

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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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 favor of the students. Although falling behind in the second set, the students made a comeback and won the game. Despite the loss, teachers, as well...

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