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  • Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund Keeps Knocking it out of the Park
  • Rock. Paint. Senior. Shoot.
  • ODA Seniors’ Last 100 Days
  • ODA Teams Practice Over Break
  • Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund Keeps Knocking it out of the Park
    Athletics, News

    Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund Keeps Knocking it out of the Park

    Alex DiMare, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    The baseball season is in full swing which means the Out-of-Door Academy’s annual baseball tournament, The Emmons Classic, is right around the corner. This year will be the third annual event sponsored by the Emmons family; however, the Emmons have been involved in more ways at the school than ...

  • 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,...

News

ODA Wins Taylor Emmons Memorial Tournament!

ODA Wins Taylor Emmons Memorial Tournament!

Owen Ragsdale, Freelance Writer

Sarasota- After three years of not advancing in their own tournament, the Taylor Emmons Memorial Tournament, ODA has finally done it. They not only won at their home field, ...

Najee Rhodes

Najee Rhodes

Sereena Feeney, Staff Writer

"When I first walked out on the field I had a couple butterflies, but after the first round, I started to feel comfortable at the plate. I think seeing the crowd’s reactions...

Jazz Under the Stars adds More Musical Diversity

Jazz Under the Stars adds More Musical Diversity

Christian Ramos, Staff Writer

A long held tradition of The Out-of-Door Academy is an annual performance called Jazz Under the Stars. Jazz Under the Stars is an event where members of the ODA community ca...

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Rolling Thunder

Student Life

Eat, Sleep, Beach, Repeat

Eat, Sleep, Beach, Repeat

Grace Dunn, Staff Writer

“I’m just staying in Florida over spring break. I’m still super excited though because I get to hang out with my friends and go to an Ariana Grande concert.” says...

Reselling 101

Reselling 101

Christian Ramos, Staff Writer

Imagine being able to create your own business before getting a driver’s license. In the past years, several students from ODA did just this using the growing online strat...

Clueless About Prom?

Clueless About Prom?

Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

Tuxedos, dresses, and limos. Yup, you guessed it. It’s Prom time. Whether you're male or female, a Junior or a Senior, Prom is a very important event in any high schooler’s...

Opinion

ODA Wins Taylor Emmons Memorial Tournament!

ODA Wins Taylor Emmons Memorial Tournament!

Owen Ragsdale, Freelance Writer

Sarasota- After three years of not advancing in their own tournament, the Taylor Emmons Memorial Tournament, ODA has finally done it. They not only won at their home field, they did so by beating their rival, Cardinal Mooney. A senior-heavy team mixed with just the right amount of youth gave the Thunder all they needed as they played three extremely competitive games, the first being against Palmetto. Palmetto held a 5-8 win to loss recorded before playing the thunder. Palmetto was considered the favorite over the Out-of-Door Academy (10-2-1) and felt confident as they were “throwing their ace” Jacob Josie, a Florida Atlantic commit. Josie had only allowed one walk thus far and was deter...

April 17, 2017

The Student Struggles of Returning from Break

The Student Struggles of Returning from Break

March 3, 2017

The Importance of Informed Citizens

The Importance of Informed Citizens

February 21, 2017

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