The Bolt

Biedermann Pushes Pins and Pictures

Grace Dunn, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Arts, Student Life

Numerous photos adorn the walls of the Arts Center. Just ask art teacher, Mr. Biederman, who claims to have pushed 1000 thumbtacks into the display walls. Mr. Biederman hopes to showcase, "students accountability and perseverance through the daunting task of printing, cutting, and mounting their many image...

Time for Balance

Time for Balance

Chloe Spingler, Copy Editor and Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Humans of ODA, Student Life

"Usually, during breaks, I work every single day. But during this break, I tried to limit my time working so I could spend time with my family during the holidays." "Usually, during breaks, I work every single day. But during this break, I tried to limit my time working so I could spend time with m...

Gamers Connect at Club Time

Gamers Connect at Club Time

Patrick M. Olson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

The Gaming Club, headed by 9th Grade Dean, Mr. Roberts, and Senior, Robert Peterson, connect gamers in the Out-of-Door community. These connections are made through playing different games across all genres. “I want people to try games that they are not usually used to playing," says Peterson....

Don’t Panic at the Printer!

Don’t Panic at the Printer!

Peyton Wells, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Student Life

In the Writing Lab in STEM Center, we all know about Mr. Printer. For those who forgot to print out their homework assignments the night before or when a teacher has to print something out for her class, some may go to Mr. Printer for help. He may or may not give it. If you’re in a panic, you will n...

It’s Only a Test

It’s Only a Test

Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

It’s that dreadful time of the year again. Finals. Nobody likes finals because of the stress and demanding hours students must spend studying. Although easier said than done, the key to surviving Finals Week is by being prepared and stress free. “I advise people to map out a strategy and put the test...

Eat, Sleep, Beach, Repeat

Eat, Sleep, Beach, Repeat

Grace Dunn, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Student Life

“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 freshman Natasha Rittenhouse. “I’m going to sleep, go to the beach, do some homework, and I have a volleyball tournament....

Reselling 101

Reselling 101

Christian Ramos, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Student Life

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 strategy of reselling.   “E-commerce is the future of business. Anybody of any age can achieve success through e-commerce. All they ...

Clueless About Prom?

Clueless About Prom?

Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

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 career. Many people are unaware of the procedures on how to get ready for prom. Especially guys. A typical guys can be someti...

Can The Videos Wait?

Can The Videos Wait?

Hunter Bogumil, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

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 cause could most likely be explained by one of two things. Number one: the internet crashed for some mysterious reason. ...

Students Fight to Unite

Valentina Alvarez, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

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...

Happy Birthday to you!

Happy Birthday to you!

Nick Saranczak, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life

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 Birthday. There are many ways in which people celebrate this day, one of the most traditional (for children anyway) being a party...

A Whole New World

A Whole New World

Valentina Alvarez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Student Life

More learning opportunities are coming for the ODA community. Excitement is growing and ideas are brewing.

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