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  • Spartan Speak

    Spartan Speak

    Avi Patel, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

    What did you do over Christmas Break?

    Hannah MacLean- “This break I went to Holland and got to see 80 of my cousins, yes 80. I saw 13 windmills and the city of Amsterdam. Amsterdam was super fun I got to see the Royal Palace Of Amsterdam. I definitely recommend going if you get the chance.”

  • P.H.E.W Review

    P.H.E.W Review

    Adelyn Gaither, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

    Play this: Candy Crush Almost everyone on social media has heard of this repetitive yet addicting game. Candy Crush is the perfect game to play while waiting for your name to be called to receive your m...

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  • The pros of recreational marijuana

    The pros of recreational marijuana

    Carl Westover, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

       The legalization of recreational marijuana has been a well debated topic for over 40 years. Recently, some states have legalized marijuana, which has brought up the topic once again. The question ...

  • The cons of recreational marijuana

    The cons of recreational marijuana

    Michi Hinders, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

     There were reasons for the previous ban on marijuana. In light of its recent recreational legalization, the negative effects should be brought to the forefront of discussion. Marijuana has physical effects ...

  • Ask Athena

    Ask Athena

    Hayley Parker, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

    Dear Athena, How do I balance school work on the weekends if my parents are divorced and I have to travel to one’s house? Signed, Highkey let me know   Dear Highkey let me know, The weekends ...

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  • Gym Short: Josh Dyson

    Gym Short: Josh Dyson

    Trenton Kozel, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

    Most students at Orcutt Academy are involved in extracurricular activities at some point during the school year. Whether this be a sport, a performing art, or a club, OA is extremely proud of its stude...

    Josh Dyson

  • Thrower’s Season Begins

    Thrower’s Season Begins

    Aidan Soares, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

    Orcutt Academy throwing team came back from winter break and hit the ground running in preparation for their upcoming season. The off-season training began in January and will last until early February...

  • Unacceptable parking conditions for the students of OA

    Unacceptable parking conditions for the students of OA

    Nick Costello, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

    As any student at Orcutt Academy would know, parking is never an easy situation. For many reasons, any particular student cannot REALLY count on there being a place to park other than on the street, which...

  • AP Art Feature

    AP Art Feature

    Trent Carroll, Reporter

    January 18, 2018

      Vincent Ward is a senior taking AP Art who, thanks to the art class, plans on becoming a tattoo artist once out of high school. Right now, Vincent  enjoys incorporating skeletons into his creation...

  • Winter Formal Tickets

    Winter Formal Tickets

    Rachel Golden, Reporter

    January 17, 2018

    Winter Formal is just around the corner. Tickets to the dance went on sale in the business office on Wednesday, January 10. This year’s formal, dubbed the Drops of Jupiter Dance, is being put on by...

Golden Globe Awards 2018

Golden Globe Awards 2018

Rachel Carlson, Reporter

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Seth Meyers honored the best movies, TV shows, actors, and actresses. The Golden Globe Awards was located in Beverly Hills Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA and was broadcasted live January...

January 18, 2018No Comments

Spartan Speak

Spartan Speak

Avi Patel, Reporter

What did you do over Christmas Break?

January 18, 2018No Comments

Winter Formal Tickets

Winter Formal Tickets

January 17, 2018

Winter Formal is just around the corne...

Spartan Speak: Poetry Out Loud

Spartan Speak: Poetry Out Loud

January 17, 2018

It’s that time of year once again: P...

Standout Activists of 2018

Standout Activists of 2018

January 17, 2018

On January 15, 2018 Americans cele...

17 people killed in Santa Barbara County mudslides

17 people killed in Santa Barbara County mudslides

January 11, 2018

A month after California’s larg...

Natural Disaster and Climate Change

Natural Disaster and Climate Change

December 16, 2017

In light of the staggering damages...

FCC rescinds ‘Net Neutrality’ regulations

FCC rescinds ‘Net Neutrality’ regulations

December 16, 2017

On Thursday, December 14th, the Fe...

Trump-appointed District Court candidate ‘puzzled’

Trump-appointed District Court candidate ‘puzzled’

December 16, 2017

It seems to be that President Dona...

California Fires

California Fires

December 14, 2017

With school closed on Monday because...

Sarah Castellanos — Head Planner for Winter Formal

Sarah Castellanos — Head Planner for Winter Formal

December 14, 2017

This year, the class of 2019 is putt...

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Expressions

A Broken Symbol

A Broken Symbol

Gavin Flystra, Reporter

Cascading colors of unity Formed to stray from scrutiny This knowledge is not new to me But I cannot comprehend A government that sees no end Yet refuses to apprehend They...

December 15, 2017No Comments

Art Part: Sarah Castellanos

Art Part: Sarah Castellanos

Rachel Carlson, Reporter

Orcutt Academy junior Sarah Castellanos, in her first year taking Art 1, has impressed Mrs. Kinzi with her art. Sarah shares she’s been enjoying the class and hopes to someday ...

December 13, 2017No Comments

Inktober

Inktober

October 23, 2017

Every year artists from all over the ...

Halloween costume suggestions

Halloween costume suggestions

October 19, 2017

With Halloween approaching, you want...

Art Part: Marianna Chavez

Art Part: Marianna Chavez

October 11, 2017

Orcutt Academy sophomore Marianna Chav...

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Gym Short: Josh Dyson

Gym Short: Josh Dyson

Trenton Kozel, Reporter

Most students at Orcutt Academy are ...

January 18, 2018 • Comments closed

Thrower’s Season Begins

Thrower’s Season Begins

Aidan Soares, Reporter

Orcutt Academy throwing team came back...

January 18, 2018 • Comments closed

Game feature: Orcutt Academy Boys basketball team vs. Santa Ynez

Game feature: Orcutt Academy Boys basketball team vs. Santa Ynez

Erik Guzman, Reporter

On Tuesday, January 9th, the Spartans...

January 18, 2018 • Comments closed

Spartans jump into new season

Spartans jump into new season

December 7, 2017

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Orcutt Academy High School News and Event
Orcutt Academy High School News and Event