Theatre Prepares for Three New Productions

Emma Stanley & Dani Parker, Staff Writers

September 14, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Features

The theatre group has been working very hard on their three new productions, Peter and the Starcatcher, Rumors, and Quilters. All three plays will be premiering within the next three months and every single cast member has been...

Tops in State: Band Makes School History with 3rd Place Standing

Brittany Miller and Elizabeth Richardson

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features, News, Uncategorized

History was made over the summer when the band placed third in the State Honor Band Competition. “No band in Conroe ISD has ever placed this high, so my first reaction was complete shock because it’s something that has ne...

Halm Joins War Eagle Family as an AP World History Teacher

Skyler Hansen and Torie Johnson

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features

You’re not having flashbacks, Kathyrin Halm has moved from York Junior High and is ecstatic to teach AP World History. After teaching for nine years at York, she plans to be here for just as long. “I was at my other school...

War Eagle Volleyball is Unstoppable

Sophie Preciado and Nolan Christensen

September 14, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Lady War Eagles volleyball team is setting up for a great season dominating every opponent they have faced with a 31-0 winning streak. The team’s fiery streak can be linked to their determination to win and their goal to...

Dungan Becomes a New Assistant Principal

Kaci Roberson and Kayla Smith

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features, News

Moving up from coach to assistant principal, Chris Dungan plans to help shape Oak Ridge. With great honor, Dungan takes position to lead the school and accomplish the goals he has planned for this year. “I’m looking forward...

War Eagle Sports Medicine Welcomes Coach McFarlin

Cami Manka & Sadee Sales & Samarah Zamora, Staff Writers

September 14, 2016

Filed under Sports

This year, Oak Ridge welcomes Coach Robert McFarlin as the new head trainer for the Sports Medicine Program. The seven year athletic trainer transferred from Klein High School to Oak Ridge and will be aiding in running the...

Writing Center Sharpens Their Pencils for the New Year

Cami Manka & Sadee Sales & Samarah Zamora, Staff Writers

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features

This year Oak Ridge has the honor of being the first school in the area to start a high school level writing center. The writing center is a class where select students become tutors, essentially aiding their peers in advanced...

Cianculli Spikes Her Way to Victory

Sidney Hinz and Jarod Hercules

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features

Senior Varsity volleyball player Raigen Cianciulli and her fellow teammates are dominating their competition, leading by an astonishing 31 – 0 streak. These victories did not come by luck. Practice makes perfect and in Cianciulli’s...

Florian Competes in International NASA Competition

Daisy Cooley & Brooke Cotten, Staff Writers

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features

Getting a head start on his future career, Senior Daniel Florian was able to participate this past summer in an international engineering competition at NASA. “Mrs. Whiteside nominated myself and several other students to...

Johnson Lends a Helping Hand

Cate Scanlan and Kait Spaide

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features

While most teens were laying by the pool or watching Netflix this past summer, Senior Jakson Johnson traveled to the Dominican Republic for twenty days with the organization Humanitarian Experience for Youth to help construct...

Graham Commits to Rice

Mikaiya Peters and Lily Martinez

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features, Sports

Junior Carly Graham’s superior athleticism has contributed to the great success her and her fellow Lady War Eagles have accomplished during their unstoppable volleyball season. Not only that, but her individual performance has...

Football Season Starting Off on the Right Foot

Cassidy Cox & Lauren Kowis, Staff Writers

September 14, 2016

Filed under Sports

With football season starting up, Head Coach Derek Rush looks to continue making history by setting the bar high for the team. In order to accomplish big things this year, the expectations are higher than ever. “Our expectations...