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Aylie Owens, seventh grade, led some of her peers to pray over the dancers and their hardships.
Break a Leg
Layla Hubler, Copy Editor • April 12, 2024

For an event deemed the “HOPE” Dance Concert, the young dancers must summon all hope they can muster to rise above hardships this year. After...

Students have officially taken their last written SAT and will now begin taking digital tests. Changes to the test include shorter test length, shorter reading passages, and questions that are more in line with the school curriculum.
First Round of Digital SATs Administered
Sarah Jones, Managing Editor • April 5, 2024

As technology advances, it is no surprise that standardized testing will change with the rest of the world. Students have officially taken their...

While results are coming out, the backlog of applications will continue to pose a challenge for the timely processing of applications
FASFA Results Release After Large Delays
Hunter Vann, Editor-In-Chief • March 29, 2024

The department of education has begun to release millions of students' FAFSA results, kickstarting the waves of paperwork in university financial...

Emma Febres, Gianna Dottore, Juliana Ruiz, Avery Stepan, Sadie Marquette, Alondra Pagan, Mia Fernandez, Samantha Laczko, Amaya Lewis pose before their Hip Hop Dance performance at the LCS Festival.
OSOTA Sweep
Sarah Jones, Managing Editor • March 13, 2024

What is LCS? Each year, One School takes to the stage at LCS, formally known as the League of Christian Schools Festival. With categories ranging...

The difference between the SAT and ACT per Woodlands Test Prep.
SAT versus ACT Unlocked
Sarah Jones, Editor • March 6, 2024

Time is changing right in front of our eyes, from the most complex things, such as computers and phones, to the least complex, such as how we...

The Definition of a Protege
The Definition of a Protege
Hunter Vann, Editor-In-Chief • April 12, 2024

Watching from the sidelines beneath the white wash of the fluorescent lights suspended high above, you rest comfortably. You had just performed the gymnastics routine you have honed over the course of the last twelve months, staying late, attending every...

Brinn Marks showing off her win! Gold for Team USA Dragon Boating.
Brinn in the Boat : Leaving a Legacy
Layla Hubler, Copy Editor • February 27, 2024

At six years old, Brinn Marks, a current 12th grader, had a dream. After seeing the British Olympics’ opening scene, Brinn realized she wanted...

Graphics by Blake Vasek
Homecoming Court Voting
Hunter Vann, Editor-In-Chief • November 14, 2023

 oSound the horns, roll out the red carpet! It is time to meet this year's homecoming court as the vote for the 2023-2024 homecoming king and...

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...

The Bell Jar
The Bell Jar
Mackenzie Chin Sang, staff • April 12, 2024

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. An intelligently written book separated into chronicles of the main character’s, Esther Greenwood, later...

The last line of “Song of Myself” is notoriously ambiguous, urging the audience to formulate their own interpretations. Whitman closes by simply saying, “I stop somewhere waiting for you.” Meant as perhaps an invitation.
Poem Review: Song of Myself
Layla Hubler, Copy Editor • April 5, 2024

Let’s face it: I’ve never been a big poetry person. Sure, I’ve memorized the occasional Shakespeare monologue or Robert Frost piece for...

Book Review: I Am a Cat
Book Review: I Am a Cat
Hunter Vann, Editor-In-Chief • March 13, 2024

“Living as I do with human beings, the more that I observe them, the more I am forced to conclude that they are selfish.” Natsume Soseki   I...

“A great sorrow, and one that I am only beginning to understand: we don’t get to choose our own hearts. We can’t make ourselves want what’s good for us or what’s good for other people. We don’t get to choose the people we are.”
Book Review: The Goldfinch
Layla Hubler, Copy Editor • March 11, 2024

I’ve read many books over the years, and most just slip into the background of my distant memory, the title remembered but never the content....

Book Review: Paper Towns
Book Review: Paper Towns
Layla Hubler, Copy Editor • February 23, 2024

Being a senior in high school comes with a flood of contradictory emotions. You long to graduate, but can’t ever imagine actually leaving....

Hosts: Kevi Stafford and Lynn Rush, staff, and Preston Richmond, ninth grade, and Lexie Williams, 11th grade
Black History Month Celebration
March 4, 2024

The 2024 Black History Open Mic began with the hosts, Ms. Kevi and Coach Rush, introducing an educational video showing black history and culture...

Kindergarten scholars and teachers performed for the Black History Open Mic to Lion Kings song, I Cant Wait to be King.
Black History Month: The Significance
February 22, 2024

As the month of February rolls around, many people often focus on holidays such as Valentine’s Day or President’s Day. But there is yet another...

The Orlando Museum of Art or OMA is struggling to deal with the aftermath of their 2022 legal troubles after an FBI raid.
Consider the Museum
January 18, 2024

  Consider the art museum, what it means to society, and why these seemingly unviable institutions exist in our community. Recently,...

After a hard-fought season, the OS Lions finished 2nd place overall in the State Tournament, bringing a trophy with them back to One School.
A Fight to the End
Simeon Gordon, copy editor • March 5, 2024

The OS Lions Varsity Basketball Team moved on from their successful regular season and waded into the murky waters of the Sunshine Christian...

To start off the game, Jeremiah Schilling, sophmore, jumps in the air for the tip-off, giving the Lions the first possession of the game.
Tournament-Bound: Your OS Lions Varsity Basketball Team
Simeon Gordon, Copy Editor • February 23, 2024

In their first year of eligibility for the Sunshine Christian League State Tournament, the OS Lions Varsity Basketball Team clinched the second...

Ethan Prendergast, #2, reaches for a missed shot from the other team, while Jeremiah Schilling, #11, and Noah Miller, #5, block the other team.
The Lions Varsity Wins
Sarah Jones, Managing Editor • December 11, 2023

The week of December 4th to the 8th marks two wins for the Varsity Lions basketball team. In the first win, Tuesday, December 5th, the Lions...

Jayden Keppel, Lions #12, jumps to make a basket to help the team towards their epic win against Liberty Christian School.
JV Basketball: Liberty versus the One School Lions
Sarah Jones, Managing Editor • December 4, 2023

The teams ran from side to side, passing and throwing the ball to their teammates and out of bounds, saved, and then threw it to the hoop and...

Come support the theater department and watch the first musical of the 2023-24 school year!
"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.

Impacts of Veganism
Impacts of Veganism
January 29, 2024
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