The Student Newspaper of Out-of-Door Academy
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    Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

    January 30, 2017

    Save the date and get your dance on, as the ODA Banyan Ball goes to the Ritz Carlton on Saturday, March 11th. What is the Banyan Ball, you ask? It’s only the biggest and best party for the ODA community. For you, students, It is maybe one of the best ODA parties you won’t be invited to. Thoug... READ MORE »»

  • Underrated Champions
    Athletics

    Underrated Champions

    Tina Alvarez, Staff Writer

    January 27, 2017

    The Out-of-Door Academy has many strong teams this year in their roster, but one of them in particular stands out. It’s not the football team running out under the bright lights. It’s not the basketball team storming through the gym. It’s the women's varsity soccer team. This past season the... READ MORE »»

    ODA Women's Varsity Soccer Team display their first place trophy.

    Debbie Condrack

  • ODA Says Ni Hao to Exchange Students
    News, Uncategorized

    ODA Says Ni Hao to Exchange Students

    Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2017

    What if you had a chance to move to China and become sort of, well, Chinese for a short period of time. If you had the opportunity to travel half-way across the globe to a Chinese high school and live with a Chinese family how would you do it? Would you reinvent yourself? Would you consider changing your name... READ MORE »»

    William

  • ODA’s Budding Engineering Program Begins to Draw Students

    ODA’s Budding Engineering Program Begins to Draw Students

    Jack Malcolm, Staff Writer

    December 9, 2016

    Imagine building new eco-friendly skyscrapers, bridges that are sturdier and less expensive, or a computer program that can identify fake news on social media. The bounds are endless with engineering. Students just need to develop an interest and run with it. Mr. Kinser, a new teacher at ODA, wants... READ MORE »»

    Brett Szalbirack building an Altoids flashlight.

News

The Importance of Informed Citizens

The Importance of Informed Citizens

Jack Malcolm, Freelance Writer

This article is the first in a multi-part series on the role of truth in U.S politics. Lin Manuel Miranda, the writer and lead of Hamilton, described Aaron Burr as being ...  Read More »

Singing Across Languages

Singing Across Languages

Tyler Barlow, Staff Writer

Over the past couple years the chorus department has been performing songs in a variety of different languages. From Swahili to French, the chorus students have been exploring...  Read More »

Ethan Bertrand: For the Love of the Game

Ethan Bertrand: For the Love of the Game

Nick Saranczak, Staff Writer

Ethan Bertrand is a Junior at the Out-of-Door Academy who had transferred from Manatee High School. Ethan said "I transferred from Manatee because I felt like I would get a bett...  Read More »

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The DiMare Report

The DiMare Report is a fishing report produced by ODA student Nick DiMare. The report consists of interviews with students who fish locally and offers tips and tricks on how and where to catch fish and helps to connect the community through the love of fishing. __________________________________________________________ For more DiMare Reports, visit Nick's channel at http://bit.ly/1Rh8UU3

Student Life

Early Decisions

Early Decisions

Tina Alvarez, Staff Writer

It is that time of year again, summer is in the horizon, stress levels are rising. Seniors itching for graduation, juniors preparing to start their last year, sophomores an...  Read More »

Seniors Retreat into the Wilderness

Seniors Retreat into the Wilderness

Emily Dixon, Staff Writer

Mr. Brewer It’s an ordinary hot Thursday afternoon for underclassmen, but for Seniors, it was a day for coming together and bonding as a grade. Lacey Eaden brought a ...  Read More »

Migrating to Canada During the School Year

Migrating to Canada During the School Year

Nicholas DiMare, Staff Writer

On a school day in October, I was crossing the Canadian border with a deadly weapon and a small suitcase. No, I am not a terrorist.  My dad and I were headed to Alberta,...  Read More »

Reviews

Gameplay Vs. Story

Gameplay Vs. Story

Dylan Berkowitz, Staff Writer

Video games are a relatively new medium of entertainment to the world. With this infancy comes a lot of gaming aspects that have not been completely set in stone. The game play of...  Read More »

Oct 28 • No Comments

E.T. Review

E.T. Review

Dylan Berkowitz, Staff Writer

Does anybody know about this little movie called E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial? Of course you do. It was a huge hit and everybody loved it. Directed by the legendary director Steven ...  Read More »

Oct 13 • No Comments

Gauntlet Review

Gauntlet Review

Dylan Berkowitz, Staff Writer

You’re trapped in an endless maze. All you have is your trusted weapon of choice. Ghosts, goblins and skeletons are all chasing you. You’ve just used your last potion and...  Read More »

Oct 4 • No Comments

Bubsy Review

Bubsy Review

Dylan Berkowitz, Staff Writer

Imagine this. You’re walking down the street and all of a sudden you get hit by a car. The car hits you with such great force that it actually sends you flying into the near...  Read More »

Sep 22 • No Comments

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