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The Magnificent 89th Academy Awards Are Closing In, And How Has Films Gotten This Far, Here Are The Facts!

The Magnificent 89th Academy Awards Are Closing In, And How Has Films Gotten This Far, Here Are The Facts!

Written by William Weber, Entertainment Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Media, Showcase, Student Life

The 89th Academy Awards is almost here! La La Land leads the films this year with more nominations of 14 tying the previous holder Titanic. This year is different with 9 films instead of 8 being nominated for Best Picture with Arrival, Manchester by the Sea, La La Land, Hell or High Water, Hacksaw R...

Daily Black History Month Facts: Henry Luis Aaron Jr.

Daily Black History Month Facts: Henry Luis Aaron Jr.

Written by Dileen Muhsin, Feauture Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Student Life

Henry Luis Aaron Jr. (aka “Hammer”) was born February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama. He was most famous for breaking Babe Ruth's record of 714 homers. Aaron began his professional baseball career in 1952 in the Negro League and joined the Milwaukee Braves of the major league in 1954. His title started...

O’Town, the most diverse high school in the state, embraces its many cultures with 2nd Annual Interfaith panel

O’Town, the most diverse high school in the state, embraces its many cultures with 2nd Annual Interfaith panel

Written by Jalen Baylis, Feature Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under School News & Events, Student Life, Student Perspectives, Teacher Feature

Today at John Overton High School is International Day. This day is the day the Overton community chooses to embrace and recognize all of the different nationalities and cultures that exist within the school. There were many different activities held, from traditional dances and foods to cultural...

International Day Photos, Stories and Philosophies

International Day Photos, Stories and Philosophies

February 21, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, School News & Events, Showcase, Student Life

Each year, John Overton High School holds a comprehensive International Day that introduces students to the multitudes of cultures and countries that are represented in our community. The day is more than a walk through and nibble on international foods and read a few posters in the gym day, religious...

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