Oak Ridge Media

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...

Spirit Week- Awareness Day

Taylor Moore, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Awareness Day is the celebration of organizations that are close to people's hearts as was shown Tuesday by students and staff wearing anything that represented their organization or cause. Following the school day was a student vs faculty volleyball game in celebration of Spirit Week. There w...

Beta Movie Night

October 11, 2017


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Come and join Beta Club tonight. They're hosting a movie night.

Spirit Week- Hawaiian Day

Spirit Week- Hawaiian Day

Matthew Pomales, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


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Hawaiian day is about the celebration of Hawaiian culture as was celebrated Monday by wearing tacky Hawaiian clothing and a luau hosted by NHS. During Hawaiian day students wore clothing such as Hawaiian shirts, dresses in floral patterns, and muumuus, a dress that hangs from the shoulders and fits...

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