High Expectations For The Swim And Dive Team

Ernie Diaz, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Oak Ridge High School swim team is already underway working extremely hard to achieve their goals this year by practicing daily. “Our goal is always to go to Austin in February for the state meet. We’ve got a great group...

Moore Making a Memorable Season

Sidney Hinz, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Features, Sports

With the clock ticking, sweat drips down the face of Senior Varsity football player, Jimmie Moore, in an attempt to make yet another touchdown for the War Eagles. Ever since 7th grade, Moore has found a love for football and...

Football Rumbles Their Way Into Districts

Sophie Preciado, Sports Editor

October 18, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

The War Eagle Football team charges their way into the district season with high hopes of coming out victorious at the end. Varsity coaches are doing everything they can to prepare the boys for a successful rest of the season...

College and Career Center Creates Opportunities for Students

Daisy Cooley, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under News

Oak Ridge College and Careers Counselor Jo Hawk offers advice to Seniors and Juniors on finding the right college, the perfect job, and staying focused on their academic goals. Students can come in to do just about anything associated...

Parker Inspires School Spirit

Cami Manka, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

War Eagles love showing school pride and Cheer Coach Sarah Parker, leads the pep rallies each home game by promoting and encouraging school spirit. “I try to go all out with the theme to set an example, and I try to promote...

Oak Ridge Little War Eagles Prepare for a Year of Excitement

Samarah Zamora, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

The Lil War Eagles is a program at our school that gives students the opportunity to work with young children between the ages of 3-5. Teachers bring their students to class in the morning just before school, and throughout the...

Ridgeline Begins Their New Year

Sadee Sales, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

For the past three years, Oak Ridge has had a very hardworking group of students that have been able to operate a business that is entirely their own. With the help of fashion design teacher Mrs. Darlene Parsons, the Advanced...

Fielding’s Photography Business Success

Tori Johnson, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Features

Everyone has dreamed about starting their own business at some point, but for Sophomore Brayden Fielding that dream has become a reality with his photography business, MultiFlex Media, which he has been running for almost three...

Welcome to The Ridge:Meet the Foreign Exchange Students

Brooke Cotten, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Features

Paulina Kircheisen: Berlin, Germany Q:What made you want to come to the United States? A: “I wanted to learn the English Language.” Q. How did you get the opportunity to come here? A: “I applied and was chosen to be...

Peterson Helps in the Community with “Stitches for Peace”

Lily Martinez, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under News

Chemistry teacher, Diane Peterson and her organization called “Stitches for Peace” helps the community by sewing blankets for senior citizens in nursing centers and making pillow cases for children at St. Jude’s Hospital. “In...

Spanish Classes Experience a New Culture

Cassidy Cox, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under News

Students in Spanish III, IV, and V took a field trip to Porter High School to watch a Hispanic dance performance and visit a Hispanic market for lunch. “We went on a similar trip last year, and students really enjoyed it.”...

Martinez Leads Band as Drum Major

MiKaiya Peters, News & Feature Editor

October 18, 2016

Filed under Features

Wanting to make a memorable last year in high school, Senior Avery Martinez looks forward to devoting his talent and time as being a drum major for the band. “Being a drum major is the biggest responsibility I have ever had....