Jonathan McGee: Student from Africa

Graham Eldridge, Writer

December 3, 2018

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Jonathan McGee is an eighth grader at Ozark Junior High. He is new to the district and moved here from Nairobi, Kenya Africa. He lived there for 12 years before he moved to the US. Jonathan’s parents are missionaries who...

Aspiring Teenage Photographer

Lily Davis, Writer

December 3, 2018

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Have you ever wanted to start your own business or carry on a dream of yours. Lauren Plumpe had done so with her dream of being a photographer. A lot of hard work, perseverance, and effort has helped Lauren achieve her goal as...

OJH’s Very Own Coffee Cart: Jackson’s Java

Leah Morris, Writer

December 3, 2018

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Americans consume about 400 million cups of coffee each day. A few of those cups come from right inside OJH. Jackson’s Java is a coffee/tea cart that goes around the school to staff in the mornings and afternoon. ...

Does Social Media Distract You?

Tristin Cathcart, Editor/Writer

November 15, 2018

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Practice after school, mounds of homework that will take you hours, and chores to do after that. The work keeps piling on but wait, what was that sound? Oh, it was the sound of a notification. But it’s just one comment, three ...

Are Your After School Snacks Healthy?

Lindsey Wagner, Writer

October 26, 2018

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Many students walk over to Kum and Go and Sonic to enjoy a snack everyday. The lines in Kum and Go can be all throughout the store, and Sonic has many cars and people swarmed around it. But the food options can be unhealthy. ...

Teenager Netflix Favorites

Taylor Creamer, Writer

October 25, 2018

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Netflix has thousands of TV episodes and movies for people to enjoy at any hour of the day. Many teenagers watch Netflix every day. They find their favorite shows and rewatch the same movies 10 times. But eventually, they end up...

Ozark Junior High Phone Policy Being Obeyed?

Sydney Gipson, Writer

October 23, 2018

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As of 2018-2019, the Ozark Junior High policy states that” Student’s phones must be turned off before you enter the school building….” but is that happening? ” About five to ten phones are turned in every day, and that...

DIY: cookie dough cupcakes

Claire Reynolds, Editorial Editor

March 1, 2018

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Everyone loves cupcakes and cookie dough. If you can’t decide which to make, make both! These delicious cookie dough filled cupcakes are the best of both worlds. You will need: 1 vanilla cake mix, plus ingredients to make...

Spring into a good break

Grace Vance, Events Editor

February 28, 2018

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Spring break is coming up in a few weeks for the students and teachers of Ozark Junior High School. Eighth grade student Madison Morgan is taking a trip to the Dominican Republic with her family and eighth grader Lyla Watson...

Here comes the snow

Katie Wells, Advertising Editor

February 28, 2018

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Missouri weather has always been a mystery, and on the third week of January many schools experienced a few snow days and Ozark Junior High students enjoyed their snow day in different ways. Jasmine Specht, Caleb Burg, ...

Serve it up

Claire Reynolds, Editorial Editor

February 27, 2018

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Ozark Junior High School students find ways to serve their community and better our corner of southwest Missouri. Ozark ninth grader, Emma Bassett, is no stranger to volunteer work. Bassett has volunteered for  Meals a...

Ozark homecoming

Abbey Hammons, Student Life Editor

February 27, 2018

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Homecoming is right around the corner, and Lakyn Cox is a freshman attendant, is ready to wow the Tgers with her grand entrance. Cox said,“I am super excited, but nervous that I will fall or have to go pee while I am up there....

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