Solo & Ensemble Runs Smoothly and Sets Up Choir Success

Tristan Cathcart, Editor

May 6, 2019

All junior high choir classes are preparing for Solo & Ensemble this Saturday, March 23. This included 8th and 9th grade girls, boys, and Grace Notes who signed up for the event. But what is Solo & Ensemble? Solo...

OJH Speech and Debate Team Earns Third Place at Willard Competition

Jayden Toliver, Editor

May 6, 2019

Ozark Junior High Speech and Debate Team competed in their third competition this year on Saturday April 6 at Willard. Overall, the team won third place. At speech and debate competitions, students perform scripts for...

Presidential Candidates Being Announced

Kendra Beard, Writer

March 7, 2019

As the end of Donald Trump’s 2017-2021 term comes closer, candidates running for President of the United States are starting to come forward. While the actual vote will be in November 2020, candidates announce they will b...

Ozark 8th Graders Go to Cox Health for Career Day

Ashlie Mayes, Writer

November 29, 2018

  October 8th to October 31st the Ozark eighth graders got the chance to explore medical jobs by touring Cox Health on career day. Many students are interested in going into the medical field, especially in southwes...

Ozark Hosts Pride of the Ozarks Marching Festival

Kendra Beard, Writer

October 17, 2018

The annual Pride of the Ozarks Marching Band Festival was held again this year on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The competition hosted 22 marching bands and multiple judges at the Ozark High School. Along with these bands, the Oza...

Ozark Water Line Break

Loren Newell, Writer

October 16, 2018

On Sunday, September 23 the city of Ozark had a 16 inch water line break. Once they repaired it, it broke a second time. The break created an atmosphere in the water where bacteria can grow. Ozark High School and a few neighboring...

Ozark kidnapper caught

Abbey Hammons, Student Life Editor

March 8, 2018

Ozark had an exciting and scary week when 37 year old Waite Aaron Showalter, stole a car at a Rogersville Kum and Go, and then realized when driving that there was a baby girl in the backseat. Police officers say that Showalter didn’t ...

New generation new problems

Katie Wells, Advertising Editor

March 1, 2018

Early in February the Ozark Junior High School held an assembly discussing the dangers of sexting and bullying, where many kids held different feelings on the topic. Most of the students who attended agreed that in today’s time ...

Super blue blood moon

Madison Roland, Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2018

A super blue blood moon has not happened in over 150 years. This rare event happened January 31 and will not happen again in 19 years. A supermoon is when the moon appears to be 14% bigger and 30% brighter. A blue moon happen...

Flu epidemic

Kendra Beard, News Editor

February 28, 2018

This flu season the virus has proven to be even more dangerous and widespread. According to the Center for Disease Control, “All U.S. states, but Hawaii and Oregon, continue to report widespread flu activity and the number ...

How does the government shutdown affect civilians?  

Amy Surface, Reviews Editor

February 28, 2018

On Saturday, January 20 at 12:00 a.m EST, the U.S. government began a shutdown because Congress failed to pass a new funding law before the old one expired. It only lasted four days because the senate voted on the bill and ...

Wedding bells ring for British prince and actress

Amy Surface, Reviews Editor

December 18, 2017

On November 27, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Twitter. The wedding is set for May 2018 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Markle and the prince began dating in early July of 2016. They w...