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School Threats Back to Back, but What are Students Supposed to do?

School Threats Back to Back, but What are Students Supposed to do?

Hailey Myers, Writer December 16, 2021

Many became scared last Thursday as the rumor of a gun being on the OLHS campus spread around the school. School officials and students were quick to report this incident, but students were left to worry...

Music with Managing Midterms

Lindsay Lehman and Hailey Meyers December 3, 2021

As we all prepare for midterms this school year studying becomes an unavoidable process in order to make it through the week. People use lots of different methods when it comes to studying in general....

Student Council collects money for the Byron Saunders Foundation

Student Council collects money for the Byron Saunders Foundation

Rebecca Tonetti November 20, 2021

For the week of November 14, OLHS Student Council has been collecting money for the Byron Saunders Foundation. The class that raises the most money will get a free breakfast. The Byron Saunders Foundation is...

The Columbus Zoo Loses Long Time Accreditation

The Columbus Zoo Loses Long Time Accreditation

Jane Greco, Writer October 28, 2021

Due to employment debacles, financial concerns and the release of “The Conservation Game”, the AZA decided not to award the Columbus Zoo with their typical accreditation for the last five years . The...

September is Ending, but Pediatric Cancer Awareness is Here to Stay

September is Ending, but Pediatric Cancer Awareness is Here to Stay

Hailey Myers, Writer October 1, 2021

September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness month. According to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 43 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer a day, and around 400,000 are diagnosed in a year.  Cancer...

DECA students

Liberty seniors give back to community in incredible way

Ben Burton and McKenna Christy February 26, 2021

The Liberty DECA chapter participates in a “Community Giving” project every year where a select group of students raise awareness and donations for a specific organization. Seniors Arpita Patel, Nicole...

My experience at the Casey Goodson Jr. rally

My experience at the Casey Goodson Jr. rally

Ben Burton, Writer, photographer December 23, 2020

If you clicked on this article, you probably already know the story of Casey Goodson Jr. I attended a rally for Casey on Dec. 12, 2020 outside the Ohio Statehouse. On my way to the rally I pictured a small...

Heres how the district records COVID-19 cases and communicates them to the public

Here’s how the district records COVID-19 cases and communicates them to the public

McKenna Christy November 18, 2020

As COVID-19 cases in Ohio and the United States rise at alarming rates and break daily records, inevitably the cases in the district are increasing. There is a discourse between the amount of cases OLSD...

Governor Mike DeWine’s Address to Ohio Regarding COVID-19

Governor Mike DeWine’s Address to Ohio Regarding COVID-19

Abby Turner November 11, 2020

After weeks of record-breaking COVID-19 numbers in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine addressed the state on Wednesday evening in a fireside chat manner. Throughout his talk, DeWine warned citizens of the...

D-12 Candidates at the debate hosted by the Columbus Metropolitan Club.

D-12 Candidates Face off in Debate Covering COVID-19, Health Care, and Taxes

McKenna Christy November 2, 2020

The three candidates running for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District presented their stances on major issues affecting constituents in a live debate on Oct. 29. Incumbent Congressman Troy Balderson-of...

Change in the Powell Community: Making an Anti-Racist Environment

Change in the Powell Community: Making an Anti-Racist Environment

Abby Turner October 2, 2020

After the death of George Floyd on May 25th, former Liberty graduate and now Pace University Junior Ali VanZwieten called it upon herself to address racism to the Powell, Ohio community. In her message,...

Dear OLSD: Stories of Racism in Our Schools

Dear OLSD: Stories of Racism in Our Schools

Abby Turner, Writer June 29, 2020

As America and the world take time to reflect on and change acts of racism after instances of police brutality, students in the Olentangy Local School District have begun to share personal stories through...

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