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Lightning Strikes ODA Student

Lightning Strikes ODA Student

Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
Filed under News

The odds of getting struck by lightning this year are 1 in 960,000. Junior Skye Ehrhart beat those odds Thursday. While sailing Skye made a conscious decision to head back to land as a storm was getting bad. When he was taking down the sail, he grabbed the mast and lightning struck at the same time S...

The Students Are Going Clubbing

The Students Are Going Clubbing

Tyler Barlow, Staff Writer
September 1, 2016
Filed under News

ODA students are all over the club scene. Not in the way you are thinking; this year ODA has changed club policies for students and faculty. Starting this year, all students and faculty will be required to be members of at least one or two clubs, depending on frequency of meeting. Last year, clubs...

Sarasota County Marches for Transgender Rights!

Sarasota County Marches for Transgender Rights!

Hailey Schlotthauer, Staff Writer
May 20, 2016
Filed under News

Recently in downtown Sarasota, supporters of transgender rights marched to advocate for the rights of the transgender students at school. Local human rights groups Answer Coalition and All Power to the Imagination Conference came together with organizations and students from around Sarasota and beyond t...

The Harm that Comes Along with Cheating

The Harm that Comes Along with Cheating

Hailey Schlotthauer, Staff Writer
May 20, 2016
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Exams are here. You’ve been studying for three exams and definitely have not been sleeping. You look at your last DBQ on the history exam and you have no idea how to even begin to answer the question. Your best friend is right next to you, and she’s always been good with DBQ’s. From where you ar...

Students Prepare for Battle: Final Exams Challenge the Student Body

Students Prepare for Battle: Final Exams Challenge the Student Body

Maria Ross, Staff Writer
May 17, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

The darkness has finally crawled upon us. The most dreaded time of the year. It’s finals prep time. This close to finals, don’t be alarmed to see swarms of panicked students at extra help, cramming to learn every bit of material that will be on the final. Netflix is no longer an option during...

Daily Eats Feeds Your Belly

Daily Eats Feeds Your Belly

Maria Ross, Staff Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under News

Tired of the same boring eggs and pancakes? It's time for you to try Daily Eats, a new trendy restaurant devoted to bringing customers a modern experience that will entice their tastebuds. Daily Eats is part of the Ciccio Restaurant Group founded over 25 years ago in New York and consists of five restaurants. Da...

The Bolt TV Episode 2

Matt Jones and Misha Fazlutdinov
April 29, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Catch up with the latest news and happenings this week with The Bolt TV.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bauppe0KBMo

The Bolt TV Episode 1

Matt Jones and Misha Fazlutdinov
April 21, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Hear about all of the new weekly happenings at ODA with Matt Jones and Misha Fazlutdinov. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa54sNjnnag&list=PL4ht5yR1wV796ws-c5CkHr5E-mTKO3rLv

The Process of College Recruiting

Hailey Schlotthauer, Staff Writer
March 24, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

The ODA community has a few of their own student-athletes who will be going to college for their sport. But the whole process of recruitment has lately been having some cracks.  Student athletes get an advantage when it comes to getting into school, they can get in without having the perfect tes...

The Difference Between Independent Counseling and Our College Counseling Team

Hailey Schlotthauer, Staff Writer
March 23, 2016
Filed under News

ODA college counseling has a rule maybe you may or may not be familiar with, you aren’t allowed to have an independent college counselor along with the ODA college counseling team. Well, why not? Couldn't an ODA student benefit from an independent counselor? The answer simply is no. The numbers a...

The headache caused from missing school for a headache

Hailey Schlotthauer, Staff Writer
March 23, 2016
Filed under News

It’s lunch and you only have one more free period left before your big test. You have spent all lunch studying when your mom texts you reminding you about your doctor appointment you have in fifteen minutes. Then, in an instant, you’re in a panic. “Well can’t you schedule my doctor appoin...

ODA Students Devoured 10,000 Girl Scout Cookies

ODA Students Devoured 10,000 Girl Scout Cookies

Emily Dixon, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under News

Girl Scout cookies are the latest craze at ODA. Nationally more than 200 million boxes are sold every year. The majority of ODA students are going crazy for them, and buying tons of boxes from junior, Kiarra Womack who is a Girl Scout. There are twelve kinds of Girl Scout cookies, and they have been...

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