Orange Media publications are official student-produced mediums of news and information published by the Journalism students of Olentangy Orange High School. The publications have been established as a designated public forum for student journalists to inform, educate and entertain readers as well as for the discussion of issues of concern to their audience. They  will not be reviewed or restrained by school officials, adults or sources prior to publication.

The content of the publications is determined by and reflects only the views of the student staff and not school officials or the school itself. They will not publish any material, determined by the staff or adviser, that is libelous, obscene or disruptive to the school day.

The advisers are Kari Phillips and Brian Nicola. Readers may respond to the publications through Letters to the Editor. Letters may be mailed, e-mailed to or dropped off to room 2223. The staff asks that submissions be 300 words or less and contain the author’s name and signature. Editors reserve the right to edit or withhold publication of letters.

The publications strive to uphold the Canons of Professional Journalism, which includes accuracy, impartiality, etc. Therefore, major errors will be corrected in the next issue. Distinction will be marked between news and opinion stories.

December 14, 2018

On Thursday, Dec. 13, four Olentangy Academy STEM students were honored at a school board meeting for their accomplishments at the OSBA Student Achievement Fair. The honorees included juniors Kristen Lillemoen, Yifei Zhuang and Andrew Holycross, as well as senior Andre...

October 18, 2018

Close to 500 students will graduate from the high school this year and will then jump into the larger world one step closer to adulthood. Scary, right? Leaving high school usually means attending a postsecondary institution for the next four or so years, where students...

May 23, 2018

Senior pranks have been a ‘thing’ in high schools for many years now, but are they taken too far in today’s society? Here’s a quick refresher of last year’s class of 2017 pranks that happened at the school: filling Dr. Kathy McFarland’s office with balloons, bring your...

March 9, 2018

With spring comes state testing, ACTs, SATs, finals and graduation. For most seniors, this is the final few months of high school and they’re finishing out college for the fall. For the rest of the student body, the final few months of the school year are a hard time t...

March 9, 2018

Ah, my birthday- finally, I’ve waited four years for this day to come. For most people, birthdays come every year, but for some, Feb. 29 only comes once every four years and I am one of those so-called “leap-year babies.”

My parents used to say I was so lucky for being...

November 17, 2017

Every fall there are new latte flavors to try, apples to be picked, pumpkins to be carved, leaf piles to jump in and most importantly, Halloween costumes to dress up in. Teens are never too old to go all out on Oct. 31 because there are costumes for all ages. Some of t...

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