Oak Ridge Media

Lunch Crunch

Emily Lopez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

It’s the first day of school and 3,000 tired and hungry teenagers walk into a cafeteria. Every student is talking, as the noise bounces off the walls, turning into a distant buzz. They all face the same issue: the lunch lines. They stare at the crowded cafeteria. As some rush to get in line, others se...

Pulse Tragedy Brings Grief, Healing at ORHS

Pulse Tragedy Brings Grief, Healing at ORHS

Christa Gelin, Staffer

September 21, 2016

During the early-morning hours of June 12, a man walked into the Pulse Nightclub, a popular venue for members of the LGBT community, and opened fire, killing 49 people and injuring 53 more. The event grabbed headlines across the globe and left a gaping wound for Orlando and Central Florida. For the fa...

Teachers Join Twitter

Teachers Join Twitter

Jhenmari Joy Pascual, Copy Editor

September 16, 2016

As you should know, our very own teachers have joined Twitter this year. Socializing is a current and important aspect of our lives, especially in this generation where a majority of us interact with social media. “I feel like social media is a big part of the youth, and incorporating it into our...

College Assistance for Seniors

Felia St.Hilaire, Managing Editor

September 15, 2016

On Thursday, September 15, from four to six in the afternoon , there will be a Senior night event held in the cafeteria for college assistance. There will be plenty of colleges attending such as University of Central Florida, Johnson and Whales, Polytechnic University, Bethune Cookman, University of ...

Tigers Pounce on Pioneers

From left to right: Kenneth Mateo, Raymond Cutts, and Lorgens Petit Ferere exiting the field for quick water break.

Gabriela Alonso, News Editor

September 9, 2016

Already at a loss after losing a dozen players to rival Jones High School. Over the summer, fans suffered a heavier blow when the Pioneers lost 52-6 to the Tigers Friday night. Build up to the highly anticipated game included a pre-game tailgate and plenty of social media trash-talking. But it tur...

Class of 2016 Says Goodbye

May 24, 2016

With plans for the future and thoughts of the past dancing through their heads, the Oak Ridge High School Class of 2016 prepared Monday for graduation ceremonies. This year's senior Pioneers will graduate today at Amway Arena. Ceremonies were set to begin at 2 p.m. Oak Ridge Media Group sen...

Bernie Sanders: Winning Online But Not in the Polls

Lexus Walker, Staffer

March 28, 2016

With the 2016 presidential elections coming up, high school aged teens are the ones that could have the biggest impact in the results. Democrat Senator Bernie Sanders, is one of the most popular candidates in among the youth. Sander has gain the youth vote for many reason, the most popular being hi...

The Pathway to Pi

The Pathway to Pi

March 17, 2016

City Year hosted a Pie Day event called “Pie Walk” to celebrate the numbers of 3.14 on the 14th of March. There was station to test you knowledge of pi and a pie eating contest.   ...

Hospitality is taking a trip to Double tree Hotels

Hospitality is taking a trip to Double tree Hotels

Angelie Feliciano

March 3, 2016

On Wednesday March 16, the Hospitality Management class will be attending a field trip to the Doubletree hotel to experience how it would be to work in such a busy, kid friendly, and managing  environment. “The Field trip is a great opportunity for the students to work one to one with managers of the hot...

Rising Crime in Orlando

Franceska Leopold, Staffer

March 1, 2016

  Last weekend at the local Glitz Ultra lounge, a popular nightclub in Orlando, two individuals were shot dead and killed leaving 10 people injured, police said that there were as many as three shooters involved. On the same day, records show that two were also shot in the J.C Penney parking lot...

Oak Ridge Students could be skipping the Ballots

Oak Ridge Students could be skipping the Ballots

Lexus Walker, Staffer

February 24, 2016

Voting is something a person has to do at some point, it’s unavoidable. High schoolers for example, vote for student government, senior superlatives, homecoming, and more. Since Oak Ridge students are voting for things like prom queen and king, they could be voting in actually elections too.  Howev...

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