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Grace Vance, Events Editor

February 27, 2018

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There are always two types of students who come back to school after a long, two week break. There's the student who wants to come back to school and then there’s the student who does not. Loren Newell, an eighth grade student at Oza...

Two Christmases

Breeanna Garcia, Photo Editor

February 27, 2018

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There are two types of people during Christmas time, there's happy and cheerful, then there's people who don’t celebrate or believe in it. There are also people who decorate outside their house and people who think putting up...

Deck the halls

Grace Vance, Events Editor

December 18, 2017

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is one of the most favored holidays because all of the music, movies and more. Two students at Ozark Junior High get more into the Christmas spirit when the music comes on....

Run with the flock

Madison Roland, Entertainment Editor

December 18, 2017

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The Turkey Trot is Springfield's largest 5k run/walk of the year and Missouri’s largest Thanksgiving day 5k. The Turkey Trot is a great way to burn off calories before the Thanksgiving meal where the average person eats 3,000 calor...

2017 Christmas gifts

Claire Reynolds, Editorial Editor

December 18, 2017

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Christmas is just around the corner and this year's hottest gifts are being released. Electronics, clothing and accessories are among the most in demand items so far. “I definitely want the Samsung Galaxy S8 this year, ” says ...

Trick or treat

Amy Surface, Reviews Editor

December 18, 2017

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For almost 2,000 years, humans have been celebrating Halloween in some way or another. It’s no secret that popularity, prices, and nutrition of candy has greatly changed over those years. Are customers all over the globe be...

Fantasy football: how to make a team

Thomas Rushing, Video Editor

November 10, 2017

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Fantasy Football has become all the rage ever since the internet made it easy for anyone to create or join a team.  Here are a few tip on how to draft a team and who to place on a team: Draft running backs early and often. Your...

Trendy teens

Abbey Hammons, Student Life Editor

November 2, 2017

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Ozark Junior High has lots of new styles in this 2017-2018 school year. Students wear things from jean skirts to Pura Vida bracelets. Talia Hendee says, “My favorite style or accessory is Pura Vida bracelets I have more than...

NFL protest

Chloi Garrison, Sports Editor

November 2, 2017

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Late last year the NFL National Anthem protest began with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick who kneeled during the National Anthem due to the police brutality. This brought controversy to the United States soon after with fans...

Quench your thirst

Chloi Garrison, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017

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It is suggested that the everyday person is suppose to drink half his or her bodyweight in ounces everyday, but does that happen for everybody? Health specialist Joan Koelemay states, “Think of water as a nutrient your body needs...

A tournament to remember

April 11, 2017

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The 2017 March Madness Tournament was quite the tournament with tons of upsets and ending in a game that went down to the wire where the number one seed, North Carolina, beat another number one seed, Gonzaga. The most exciting game of...

Super bad advertisements

April 10, 2017

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The Super Bowl was an exciting game to watch with a 23 point comeback from the Patriots, but the commericals this year were not as good. I was personally upset with just how bad the advertisements were this year. The only one I ...

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