Oak Ridge Media

Haiti: My Country

February 27, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A thunderous noise startled me. A series of crashing sounds followed. Was the car in the garage moving on its own? Why were things flying off the walls, shelves and out of the cabinets? My sister and I ran outside through the b...

Haiti is My “Shithole” Country

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A thunderous noise startled me. A series of crashing sounds followed. Was the car in the garage moving on its own? Why were things flying off the walls, shelves and out of the cabinets? My sister and I ran outside through the...

Should Students Have More Privacy Online?

December 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

Many digital high school students are given Lenovos to do their classwork. However, did you know the school can see what you're doing? By any chance have you ever plugged your phone charger into your Lenovo? By doing this you ...

The Conscious Decision of High School Athletes

Lincoln Phillips, Sports Editor

October 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

There is nothing more irritating than a person’s behavior not matching their importance. One of the more admirable aspects of High School consists of multiple opportunities for all of the students craving to become sports...

Student Protest To National Anthem

Symone Washington, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

The national anthem has recently stirred controversy in classrooms and on the football field. People across the U.S. are in protest against actions taken toward the national anthem. The OCPS district has made a statement regarding...

The Right to Kneel

Channai Williams, Editor In Chief

October 6, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

I take a knee today because of injustice. I take a knee today because of inequality. I take a knee today because of racial discrimination against people of color. I take a knee today because of unnecessary deaths of y...

Missing The Train

Jasmine Boyens, Editor in Chief

October 5, 2017

Filed under Columns

“I have hated words, and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right”- Markus Zusak I keep a routine. Every time I’m upset, I write on the colorful stack of sticky notes kept beside my bed. Each note goes to ...

Education Reformation

Emily Lopez, Editorial Editor

January 12, 2017

Filed under Columns

This year, 82% of students will graduate high school in the U.S. and about 80% of those that go to college will change their major at least once. These changes will affect students in a, not so positive way. According to ...

Hall of Fame

Jesenia Gonzalez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under Columns

Spring 2013 was the birth of a ceremonial celebration, the Hall of Fame, for chosen students and coaches who put hard work and dedication into what they did, loved, and knew best. In Oak Ridge High School, former students and fac...

“Safest School in America”

Rebecca Crosby

November 19, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

How Tardy Sweeps, Hall Restrictions, and After School Lounging Protect Oak Ridge-- From themselves President Obama announced yesterday that Oak Ridge High School is the safest school in America. Okay, well, that did not actually ...

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