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The Bolt

Clubs Strike Again. Have You Been Hit?

September 10, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Sign up for clubs as soon as possible! They will get filled up, so go onto your ODA thunder account, and the registration form is in your inbox. The following clubs are available for you to sign up for: Debate (Naylor)- If you like to discuss recent events that affect the community, this club is rig...

The Swim Team Strikes Again

Drew Fineberg, Writer
September 10, 2012
Filed under Athletics, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Out-of-Door swim team faced a dual meet on September 6th. They swam against Keswick and Canterbury schools, both out of St. Pete. The women beat Keswick and lost to Canterbury. The boys took victory against both schools. This win was very exiting for the swim team because they have never beaten Canterbury...

Kings of the Cards

Maggie McGaharan, JMJ, Author
September 9, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great;Hearts-Charlemagne and Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

Back-to-school night

Maggie McGaharan, JMJ, Author
September 9, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Back-to-school night is tonight on the Lower Campus and next Tuesday for the Upper Campus. Don't worry kids, the teachers were told not to talk to your parents about you, they will just summarize the class and what you guys will be learning.

Lucky Number 7

Lucky Number 7

Max Provost, Staff Writer, Sports Page
September 9, 2012
Filed under Athletics, Student Life, Uncategorized

Last Friday, ODA Thunder quarterback Evan Wilson ('13), number 7, threw for 336 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also ran a touchdown by himself of about 25 yards. Wilson, as well as being a captain, is an essential part of the team. He gets players fired up and ready to play ball. He throws incredible touchdown...

Remember Senior Photos on Monday

Amanda Navarro, Staff Writer
September 7, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Senior photos will take place on Monday, September 10th and Friday, September 14. Each student's specific picture times are on the paper Coach Brewer handed out during class meeting. Girls, your picture will be taken with a black drape placed over your shoulders. Wear a top with straps that can easily...

Word of the Day: Cruciverbalist

Adil Shariff, Writer
September 4, 2012
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Do you know anybody that is obsessed with crossword puzzles? Well, you can consider them a cruciverbalist! cruciverbalist [ˌkruːsɪˈvɜːbəlɪst] n- a crossword puzzle entusiast Cassandra Ratzlaff, a junior, is a very passionate cruciverbalist. 

Sixth Graders Move to Uihlein Campus

Maggie McGaharan, JMJ, Author
August 31, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Have you noticed the flood of blue shirts and khakis flooding campus lately? That sea of blue shirts is the sixth graders. This year, Out-of-Door has undergone a major change. They have moved the sixth graders from the lower campus located in Siesta Key to the upper campus located in Lakewood Ranch. This ...

Top Ten Reasons We Can’t Wait for Summer

Charlie Githler, Staff Writer
May 17, 2012
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

 1.Relax/Sleep in: We never sleep enough during the school year. Summer vacation gives us the opportunity to turn OFF our alarm clock and catch up on much needed sleep. Summer vacation= Beauty sleep 2.Travel: Whether it’s a month in San Francisco or a two-week-cruise in the Mediterra...

Are You Prepared for Exams?

Christina Pierce, Staff Writer
April 26, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Amidst counting down the days until April 27, the last day seniors will be in classes, seniors are beginning to think about finals. The seniors take their exams early in order to spend the weeks before graduation working at their internships. The seniors will begin to take their exams on April 25th. If a senio...

Picture of the Day 11/4/11

Stephani Spindel, Staff Writer
November 4, 2011
Filed under Student Life

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