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Sarah Jones, Senior Staff

Sarah Jones is a Senior staff member and has been a part of the OSOTA yearbook team for one year. She has gone to OSOTA for nine years and is currently in the 10th grade.

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SAT: Online Edition

Sarah Jones, Managing Editor
May 2, 2024

As technology advances, it is no surprise that standardized testing will change with the rest of the world. Students have officially taken their last written SAT and will now begin taking digital tests....

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 last written SAT and will now begin taking digital tests....

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.


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 from the science fair and Math Olympics to musical theatre...

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 take a test. However, this is not just a test since this test...

Hosts: Kevi Stafford and Lynn Rush, staff, and Preston Richmond, ninth grade, and Lexie Williams, 11th grade

Black History Month Celebration

Sarah Jones, Managing Editor
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 through music, dance, and singing. This was followed by...

Impacts of Veganism

Impacts of Veganism

Sarah Jones, Managing Editor
January 29, 2024

Have you ever considered a vegan diet? Requiring you to forgo all things originating from a living creature, including non-meat items such as cheese, honey, and milk products. Now think about what you...

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 faced Holy Cross and won with a close score of 46 to 43. In...

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 scored! Thursday, November 30th, 2023, the Junior Varsity...

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

Sarah Jones, staff
September 29, 2023

Delicious foods, elegant dances, and colorful clothing all representations of the hispanic culture.  Hispanic Heritage month is from September 15th to October 15th; for the first week, it was celebrated...

National Dance Day

National Dance Day

Sarah Jones, staff
September 19, 2023

Tell us what your favorite dance genre is.

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 of the year was held, out of the 27 people who signed up to...

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 their first game against the Space Coast Eagles at the at...

The Story Time Cafe introduced new refresher flavors at the start of the 2023 school year.

Review: New Drinks in the Cafe, Bold, and full of Spice

Sarah Jones, Staff
August 31, 2023

Served ice cold or steaming hot. Bitter, strong, and creamy, or sweet and rich with a taste of spice. The cafe has added two new coffee options to the menu: the Israeli cafe and the au lait cafe. Both...

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 to find the right gift or find something to do, instead...

Scholars Vs. Staff Game: Who Will Win?

Scholars Vs. Staff Game: Who Will Win?

Sarah Jones and Aiden Greaver
May 4, 2023

According to our reporting, it seems the staff may win Friday's game. Check out the video. Do you agree? Give us your feedback on our poll.      

Do you prefer the simplicity of online shopping or the experience of physical shopping? Image received from Unsplash.

Poll: Online shopping or physical shopping?

Sarah Jones, Senior Staff
March 7, 2023

Do you like to shop from the comfort of your own home or go out shopping? If you want to buy whatever you want and stay home, online shopping is most likely more your thing. Physical shopping tends to...

This is a photo of a celsius drink that contains preservatives. Image received from Unsplash.

Are The Labels On Drinks Lying?

Sarah Jones, Senior Staff
March 6, 2023

Can you trust what the labels on your drinks say? Celsius is an energy company that started in 2017 and has recently encountered two lawsuits that cost millions of dollars. Celsius was first in breach...

Seniors Desiree Mann, Katherine Severin, Natalie Wilhelm, Jasmine Hicks and freshman Alyssa Ochoa, Ariana Arroyo holding up their books for the week.

Did You Know There’s a Book Club?

Sarah Jones, Senior Staff
February 22, 2023

Have you ever been so invested in a story you get lost in the world of words, but no one else has read the same book? Well, the book club meets a few times per month to discuss the books they are reading...

Setting the Scene: What it takes to plan a homecoming week

Setting the Scene: What it takes to plan a homecoming week

Hunter Vann and Sarah Jones
November 18, 2022

  The planning of Homecoming is an endeavor that requires many minds to come together with dedication to bring together a community in a night of dancing and euphoria. Those behind the spectacle,...

Dillards for the Dress

Dillard’s for the Dress

Sarah Jones, staff
November 18, 2022

Imagine your perfect homecoming with the right dress, shoes, and accessories. One of the first places that always pops in my mind is Dillard's. Dillard's has many options when it comes to dresses with...

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