Unspoken Heroes: The Kids Left Behind

Kenzie Denney, Editor

March 20, 2019

Imagine waking up everyday and not knowing whether you will see your mom or dad ever again. Imagine you’re distracted every second of everyday because you are worrying about the wellbeing of your parent while they are off ...

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 ...

History of Ozark Junior High

Madison Roland, Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2018

Ozark Junior High School has come a long way since it was opened in 1964. Last year Ozark Junior High went through some major changes, instead of seventh and eighth graders there are now eighth and ninth graders in the junior...

Eye of the Tiger scavenger hunt

April 10, 2017

Find the answers below on the Eye of the Tiger online news site! Bring your answers to room 209 for a chance to win a prize. Be sure to include your name! Which staff member wrote the article “Ozark Junior High Band start...

Popular author, Rainbow Rowell, has striking success with second solo book

April 10, 2017

Rainbow Rowell has been writing books since 2011 and has published six books on her own as well as had a story in a collection of holiday stories. Her second book, Eleanor & Park, was published April 1, 2012. “I loved it,...

Ms. Reynolds takes on eighth grade science

Katie Wells, Sunshine Editor

April 10, 2017

While Ozark Junior High School science teacher, Mrs. Woods, had to be on leave for a family emergency, Ms. Reynolds has taken over the instruction of her classes while she is away. Reynolds came to Ozark Junior High ready to sub...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hits bookstores

Morgan Taylor, Copy Editor

April 10, 2017

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was released July 30, 2016. The book is a sequel to the famous Harry Potter books written by J. K. Rowling. This book, however, was written by John Tiffany and the concept was developed by Rowling and Jack Thorn...

Everything, Everything hits bookshelves

Morgan Taylor, Copy Editor

February 3, 2017

Nicola Yoon’s first book, Everything, Everything, debuted September 1 of 2015 and took readers by surprise in the story about a girl “allergic to the world”. In the book, Yoon writes about Madeline’s isolated life tha...

March on

Heather McConnell, Copy Editor

December 14, 2016

On Saturday, November 12, the Ozark Junior High band marched along to an arrangement of  Jingle Bells for almost a mile in the Ozark Christmas parade. Students have been preparing in class for this event since the end of Septembe...

Marvel fans rush to theaters to see Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange

Morgan Taylor, Copy Editor

December 14, 2016

Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton take the stage in Marvel Studio’s Doctor Strange on November 4, 2016. Cumberbatch, star of Star Trek into Darkness, takes on another sci -fi role in Doctor Strange. Director Scott Derric...

Ho, ho, ho, holiday time

Katie Wells, Sunshine Editor

December 14, 2016

It’s December and that means one thing, Christmas is on its way! It’s time to sing Christmas carols and stuff mouths with food. Mr. Lollis, an eighth grade history teacher, just finished a great Thanksgiving with his f...

Fellowship of christian athletes

Thomas Rushing, Technology Editor

December 14, 2016

  FCA  Club (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) has started meeting again for the school year. The club is organized by Coach Cox and meets in the east gym once each month. Coach Cox says, “During the FCA meetings w...