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  • Rock. Paint. Senior. Shoot.
    News

    Rock. Paint. Senior. Shoot.

    Nicholas DiMare, Staff Writer

    March 21, 2017

    •Senior parking. •Permission to leave for lunch early. •Permission to show up late and leave early (if schedule permits). •A rock? Each year, Head-of-School, David Mahler, gives graduating seniors a gift that will become part of their legacy on campus. This year, Mr. Mahler gave the...

    Photo taken by Tyler Barlow

  • ODA Seniors’ Last 100 Days
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    ODA Seniors’ Last 100 Days

    Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

    March 6, 2017

    There’s a hundred days left of school! March 9th marks the date of one hundred total days left before seniors graduate. To mark the occasion, seniors and faculty will gather in the Black Box to share a celebratory dinner on March 9th at 6 p.m.  What happens at the 100 Days Dinner you ask? ...

    100 Days Dinner

  • ODA Teams Practice Over Break

    ODA Teams Practice Over Break

    Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

    February 27, 2017

    Mid-Winter break. A time for family. Colleges. Relaxation.  Besides relaxing and taking time off from the classroom stresses, students are encouraged to use the break to visit colleges that they are potentially interested in attending in their near future. “I went on multiple college visits over break,...

  • Early Decisions

    Early Decisions

    Valentina Alvarez, Staff Writer

    February 21, 2017

    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 and freshman transitioning to the high school life. College is just around the corner for some students, and their anxiety is through th...

    Chapel at Rollins College

    Anne Keen

News

So It Begins!

So It Begins!

Sereena Feeney, Staff Writer

It’s time to give an assignment to our teachers. Here's the rub: how well they perform may make or break your chance of getting into your dream college. Will they pass...

A Letter to ODA’s New Hires

A Letter to ODA’s New Hires

Christian Ramos, Staff Writer

Dear Incoming New Teachers, We hope you are aware that you have some big shoes to fill as you become a member of the ODA faculty. Each academic department has its own...

Exchange Students Venture to America

The Exchange Experience   What does it mean to be a Chinese exchange student in the United States of America? Ten brave souls took it upon themselves to find out. The students, all hailing from Beijing, China, left home to venture into a true American experience. The students took the lengthy 18 hour journey to the states, filled with excitement and enthusiasm, won...

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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

Can The Videos Wait?

Can The Videos Wait?

Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

You're working on your homework assignment that is due at the end of the day during your free period, and suddenly the internet decides to stop working and becomes really slow. The cau...

Students Fight to Unite

Valentina Alvarez, Staff Writer

With Spring Break just around the corner, excitement is growing. Seniors are almost out of school, Prom is coming up, and the most important day of the year Spirit Day. Spirit Day and Spring Break are times of year the entire Out-of-Door community looks forward to. "I'm looking forward to being able to sleep in and not set an alarm. I get the whole day to myself t...

Happy Birthday to you!

Happy Birthday to you!

Nick Saranczak, Staff Writer

Many would relate to this classic birthday scene: Kids gathered around a table with a plate of potato chips and a piece of cake slightly soaked with pool water to sing Happy ...

Opinion

The Student Struggles of Returning from Break

The Student Struggles of Returning from Break

Alex DiMare, Staff Writer

That dreadful moment when the sun begins to peer through the shades in your window. The piercing sound of the iPhone alarm you had set the night before to reassure you don’t sleep through the first day back from break, although would it be such a horrible tragedy? There is no other feeling like it in the world, no feeling so miserable and heartbreaking: Returning to school after a break. Personally, I found coming back from a break was much easier as an underclassman. It probably had to do with the fact that I was much more fresh to high school and hadn’t been burnt out yet. However, this gloomy occurrence is not easy under any circumstances for anyone. “I have to rush and make s...

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The Importance of Informed Citizens

The Importance of Informed Citizens

February 21

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