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Race Based Admissions

Andrea Verschuyl, Editor In-Chief

November 17, 2013

Should race be a factor in college admissions? This is a question that has been inciting argument and confusion within the academic community. Whether students, teachers, or administrators, most will have not only an opinion,...

EASIEST Class at OHS: AP Calculus?

October 3, 2013

If AP Calculus is the easiest class at OHS, one should be scared to take English or History here!  For perspective, put this atrocious claim about AP Calculus on hold for a moment, and check out the HARDEST class. In an unofficial...

Music CAN Help With Homework!

Dominique McNeil, Writer

May 21, 2013

Homework: a hassle that nobody really enjoys. Music: a nice luxury to make homework feel like less of a hassle. But, is it? Most have heard that music can make it hard to concentrate during homework, but one study found that lis...

Public School or Liberal Arts?

Esther Choi, Writer

April 10, 2013

Many students from the Olympia School District are choosing a different option than traditional high school. Avanti High School is one of the alternative schooling experiences that many students decide to select. The unique schedule...

An Exercise in Superficiality

Duncan Noah, Writer

February 13, 2013

Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14th every year in many countries throughout the world.  It is celebrated by giving loved ones chocolates, flowers, jewelry, and other gifts with cards signed “from your Valen...

Prepare: The End is Near

Zach Campbell, Writer

January 16, 2013

The eve of the end of the world as we know it has come upon us.  December 21st ominously looms ahead, yet we are no closer to knowing exactly what is to befall that fateful day. However, whether it is a hoard of zombies, aliens hop...

College App Options

Jonny Buehler, Reporter

December 29, 2012

With OHS seniors sending applications and receiving responses, it's time to look at some hints in the processes. When filling out applications students may come across choices they don’t understand at first. As for deciding...

PSAT: What’s The Point?

Sarah Blue, Writer

October 25, 2012

Recently, many underclassmen took the PSAT. But still, students wonder why bother? The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, better known as the PSAT, may actually be beneficial; it is considered practice for the SAT’s. Although...

A.P. Face-off

A.P. Face-off

March 5, 2012

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