OAP cast practices for competition

Sydney Cox, staff writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under A&E, News

Act One & Co. is performing Ruby’s Story by Ron Osburne at the district 2A competition. One-Act play practices have begun. The cast includes: Jillian Brandon as adult Ruby, Sydney Cox as Rose, K’leigh Rhodes as Graces,...

Librarian explains fine policy

Caleb Witt, staff writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under News

A student checks out a book for a report due in two weeks. He goes home, reads the book for a while, throws it down, and forgets about it. Six months later, he sees it on the floor and takes it to the library. When he turns it...

Heard starts Stand Up to Cancer campaign

Sophia Heard, staff writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under Sports

            Junior Olivia Heard started a local Stand Up to Cancer organization. Heard learned about this idea when searching the SU2C website.             "I was looking for a T-shirt with their logo...

Baseball season starts today

Brittney Johnson, staff writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under Sports

   With baseball season just around the corner, many are eager to see the new head coach lead the team. After the opening at the head baseball coach, Athletic Director Joe Drennon brought in Travis Jackson.     “Coach...

Book fair opens Monday

Presley Talley, staff writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under News

The Scholastic book fair will run Jan. 30-Feb. 10. The book fair is open during school hours and until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.    An online component of the book fair will be offered at www.scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs. Students may log online to purchase books for special d...

Powerlifting team places third

Ruben Sanchez, staff writer

January 25, 2012

Filed under Sports

The powerlifting team placed third out of 16 teams in their last meet. Freshman Harrison Howell, seniors Lizbeth Melgarejo and Ruben Sanchez won first place in their weight classes. "I was really proud of the younger kids...

Student Council sponsors blood drive

Linlee Palmer, staff writer

January 17, 2012

Filed under News

   Student Council will sponsor a blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 18 in the Mineola Elementary School gym. Students wanting to donate blood must be 16 years or older and parents must sign a permission slip.    Students must...