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Samantha McGill, 11th grade, was one of the earliest to give blood for this drive.
Blood Drive
Sarah Jones September 18, 2023

Have you ever considered helping your community, but you are unsure of how you can contribute? September 14th, 2023, the first blood drive...

Lahaina before and after the fires.
Electrical Fire Consumes Maui County, 4,500 Displaced
Simeon Gordon, Senior Staff • August 22, 2023

The iconic Lahaina Banyan Tree, a symbol of strength and endurance for over 150 years, has been severely burned. On Tuesday, August 8th, in Maui...

Cafe staff greet kindergarten families and treat them to a morning breakfast of (food).
Story Time Cafe Welcomes Kindergarten Families at Boo-Hoo Breakfast
Hunter Vann, Editor-In-Chief • August 10, 2023

Jittery kindergarteners dart to and fro across the grace center in anticipation of the day to come as their parents exchange pleasantries over...

Kathryn Del Rio
Reviving a Revival?
Samantha McGill and Hunter Vann May 12, 2023

Narnia returned to the stage after eight years of hiatus, last produced the weekend of April 28th and 29th. After a long wait, the production...

Tennessee State House Representitive Justin Jones, one of the members for preposed expulsion, calling for his fellow lawmakers to put stricter gun laws in place. (AP)
BREAKING: Tennessee House Moves to Expel Members
Hunter Vann, OSBN Executive Producer • April 5, 2023

On Thursday evening, April 3rd, the Tennessee House of Representatives descended into disorder as protesters filled the rows of the viewing galleries,...

"There are Many Different Kinds of Bravery"-Michael Darling, Peter Pan
October 2, 2023

Lets make this October a memorable one with boxes we pack and pray over for cancer patients. Help us be the light to otheres!
Dragon Boating: A Healing Sport for Breast Cancer Survivors
Mackenzie Chin Sang, Staff • October 1, 2023

Whipping the water with the paddle, searing through it with a determination and resilience so bold, you can see it in her everything.  Brinn...

Self Care, the Ins and Outs
Self Care, the Ins and Outs
Samantha McGill, Staff • May 22, 2023

       As the year comes to a close, scholars can often end up getting swept away by it all… Layla Hubler, 11th grade, admitted,...

Mothers Day is a time for children to celebrate one of the most influential people in their lives!
What to do For Mother's Day
Sarah Jones May 17, 2023

This Mother's Day, we are given another opportunity to share our love for our mothers and to be reminded of what they do. Though it can be challenging...

Womens History Month
Women's History Month
Isabella Hooten and Hunter Vann March 27, 2023

According to the English Heritage organization roughly 0.5% of all recorded history is related to women; now considering that approximately 50%...

National Dance Day
National Dance Day
September 19, 2023
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green was published first October 10, 2017 but gained popularity when a movie adaptation idea was proposed in 2020.
Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down
Layla Hubler, Staff • September 1, 2023

Very few books tackle the existential struggles of living with a mental illness while navigating the trials of teenage life as “Turtles All...

Book Review: Tokyo Ueno Station
Book Review: Tokyo Ueno Station
May 15, 2023

“To be homeless is to be ignored when people walk past while still being in full view of everyone.”   Tokyo Ueno Station, a speculative...

Book Review: Hello Beautiful
Book Review: Hello Beautiful
Mackenzie Chin Sang, Staff • May 3, 2023

Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano   “The stories and the people in them did sound remarkable. [...] When Sylvie spoke their family...

The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai is a masterpiece of post-war Japanese literature, reflecting on the broken pieces left behind by a nation left shattered by conflict.
Book Review: The Setting Sun, a Tale of Post War Japan
Hunter Vann, OSBN Executive Producer • February 16, 2023

After a long weekend I was able to finish the Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai. I have no words to describe the feeling of inescapable despair and...

The high school dance class performed their traditional dance for the Hispanic Heritage open mic for both elementary and middle and high school.
Celebrating Shared Culture
September 29, 2023

Delicious foods, elegant dances, and colorful clothing all representations of the hispanic culture.  Hispanic Heritage month is from September...

This upcoming Barbie Movie will be the first time the titular Barbie and her boyfriend Ken are portrayed in live action.
Barbie: Will It Live Up to the Hype?
June 11, 2023

No matter what year you were born in, Barbie has always been an insanely present franchise. From the moment the first Barbie doll came out in...

Taylor Swift preforms her song, My Tears Ricochet, at the Eras Tour.
An Era of Eras!
May 15, 2023

Dr. Taylor Allison Swift, American singer-songwriter and current headliner of the Eras Tour, you might know All Too Well after being seen everywhere...

The Lions Volleyball team spend a moment together before starting their game.
The Lions Volleyball Get Their First Win
Simeon Gordon, staff • September 21, 2023

After a rough week one loss to Space Coast in which they lost all three sets, the One School Lions volleyball team came into the second week...

Go Lions was the cheer as the team broke to hit the court for the first time.
First Volleyball Game
Sarah Jones and Avery Stepan September 6, 2023

  Only one can win, both teams dive, spike, and run for the ball in pursuit of bringing home the win. The Lion’s volleyball team played...

Into the Lions Den
Into the Lion's Den
September 5, 2023

Photos by Dan Powers, Doug Murray, Cooper Neill, Getty Images, Mark J. Rebilas and Marcio Jose Sanchez.
Graphic by Spencer Payne
NFL Offseason Winners and Losers
Spencer Payne, Editor • March 30, 2023

After nearly two weeks of free agency, most NFL teams have made their big signings and trades (or laid the groundwork for those trades to happen...

Ian Pinero, Justin Pinero, and Ben Lachance pose for a photo after a crucial win at Space Coast.
What Comes Next?
Simeon Gordon, Senior Staff • March 20, 2023

Throughout their inaugural year in Sunshine Christian League, the OSOTA Lions Varsity basketball team exceeded even the expectations that they...

"There are Many Different Kinds of Bravery"-Michael Darling, Peter Pan
October 2, 2023

The scholars pose after their win.
The Lion's Roar: Sports Edition: Scholars vs. Staff Basketball Game
May 11, 2023

Here reactions and interviews straight from the game.

Youve Got This!
You've Got This!
May 4, 2023

Staff, The scholars wanted to wish you the best of luck for the upcoming game. Check out their motivational video.

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