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OH National Honor Society Inducts 115 New Members

OH National Honor Society Inducts 115 New Members

Ashley Perry, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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The Olympic Heights National Honor Society (NHS)  inducted new members into its exclusive organization in a ceremony held on Monday, March 12. Select sophomores and juniors were inducted based on of four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The class of 2020, which contains more...

Florida May Stay on Daylight Saving Time Year Round

Florida May Stay on Daylight Saving Time Year Round

Arielle Perry, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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The “Sunshine State” is ready to become a whole lot sunnier, at least in the latter part of the day. In light of its criticism and doubt for many decades, this year marks the 100th anniversary of the often-irritating, sometimes confusing Daylight Saving Time in the United States. This past Sunday,...

OH Students Gather for Day of Action Ceremony to Honor Stoneman-Douglas and Call for Change

OH Students Gather for Day of Action Ceremony to Honor Stoneman-Douglas and Call for Change

March 14, 2018


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Two thousand teenagers have never been so silent as when the Olympic Heights student body, along with the faculty and staff, gathered in the school’s courtyard in a Day of Action ceremony at 10:00 this morning to commemorate the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas ...

McDonald’s Flips Its Arches in Support of Women

McDonald’s Flips Its Arches in Support of Women

Isabelle Eisenberg, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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As the year of 2018 continues, so does the appreciation for women in America. After the Times Up Movement bringing awareness to sexual harassment made its national debut on the red carpet at the Golden Globe Awards on January 7, the fight for women’s equality was brought to the forefront of the public’s...

OH Clubs and Organizations Continue to Shine

OH Clubs and Organizations Continue to Shine

March 7, 2018


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As usual, the many varied clubs and organizations at Olympic Heights have been busy doing good things and collecting awards and recognition along the way over the past few weeks. The Olympic Heights Student Astronaut team, under the direction of Ms. Nirmala (Miss Nimmi) Arunachalam, reached new heig...

Olympic Heights Class of 2018 Top Ten Announced

Olympic Heights Class of 2018 Top Ten Announced

March 2, 2018


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They have been the best and the brightest of their class for many years, and now it has been made official as the Top Ten students (based on grade point average) of the Olympic Heights class of 2018 has been announced. The Top Ten listed below includes the college or university each will be attending....

OH Administration Holds Town Hall Style Meeting with Students to Discuss School Safety Concerns

OH Administration Holds Town Hall Style Meeting with Students to Discuss School Safety Concerns

Marie Preuss, Features Editor

March 1, 2018


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On Monday, Feb. 26, Olympic Heights principal Dave Clark hosted a town-hall style meeting with students after school to discuss the issue of school safety in light of the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Clark addressed the tumultuous events of last week which included several...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Trump’s Middle-East Policy Bringing Changes to the Region

NEWS ANALYSIS: Trump’s Middle-East Policy Bringing Changes to the Region

Cameron Medina, News Editor

February 24, 2018


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The first year of President Donald Trump’s presidency has proved to be an interesting one. Riots, economic recovery, Twitter posts, and close calls with an Eastern autocrat essentially sums up 2017 rather succinctly.   The previous year was full of changes in the status quo under the Trump...

Olympic Heights Students Organize to Effect Change in Regards to School Shootings

Olympic Heights Students Organize to Effect Change in Regards to School Shootings

Marie Preuss, Features Editor

February 22, 2018


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Since the horrifying shooting last Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, devastated and infuriated students, teachers, and parents have been sharing their stories and calling for gun reform. Now, students not only from Stoneman Douglas, but teens all over Florida and ac...

OH Students Stage Walk-Out to Protest School Shootings

OH Students Stage Walk-Out to Protest School Shootings

February 19, 2018


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An Olympic Heights student walk-out that was sparked by last Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School in Parkland, Broward County - just 11 miles from the OH campus -  organized to protest the rising number of school shootings nationwide and a seemingly unresponsive gover...

Trump Expose Fire and Fury Becomes a Best-Seller Amid a Firestorm of Furious Controversy

Trump Expose Fire and Fury Becomes a Best-Seller Amid a Firestorm of Furious Controversy

Marie Preuss, Features Editor

January 23, 2018


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The recent release of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, a controversial tell-all book by Michael Wolff, has caused an enormous stir in the media and Trump administration. Some people see the book as an entertaining story, and some believe it to be a relatively accurate account of the curr...

Immigrants Being Sold As Slaves in Libya

Immigrants Being Sold As Slaves in Libya

Megan Foster, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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Overwhelming issues of violence in slavery are captivating Libya, where Nigerian immigrants are sold into slavery by smugglers for as much as $400. A huge part of this problem is the current state of Libya, which is a fragile mess ever since the regime of late Libya dictator Moammar Gaddafi collapsed...

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