The Arke

Ringing in the New Year

Katie Tran, Assistant Editor

September 30, 2018

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Ding! Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year at Lake Oconee Academy! With the new high school being built, students are getting more and more eager for their next chapters. Additionally, this year is bringing the long-awaited ta...

In Memory Of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Tori Ellison, Journalist

April 2, 2018

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Since the beginning of 2018 there have been a total seventeen school shootings, one of the most tragic being what occured at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen lives were lost that day, the 1...

Stephen Hawking and His Mark Left On the World

Mahnoor Sultan, Journalist

April 2, 2018

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Professor Stephen William Hawking was born on 8th January 1942 in Oxford, England. Professor Stephen Hawking received thirteen honorary degrees. He was awarded CBE (1982), Companion of Honour (1989) and the Presidential Medal of F...

A Cheer-ful Victory

Tori Ellison, Journalist

October 11, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Just a couple weekends ago, Lake Oconee Academy’s very first high school competitive cheer squad brought home a first place JV division trophy to start off the beginning of their season. After a grueling workout throughout t...

The Pulsera Project: Helping Communities Across the Globe

Mahnoor Sultan, Journalist

October 11, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

The Pulsera Project is a nonprofit organization that educates, empowers, and connects Central American artists with students in more than 1,900 U.S. schools through the sale of colorful handwoven bracelets, or "pulseras" in Spa...

Welcome to High School, Kids

Katie Tran, Journalist

September 17, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

High School is a fairly new concept for Lake Oconee Academy. With its first graduating class this upcoming May, these older students are ready to ship off to college. So for any new freshmen or concerned high schoolers in gen...

LOA Gets a Glimpse of Federal Reserve

Chandler Pearson, Journalist

December 9, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life

On November 18th, Lake Oconee Academy students were visited by Carlos Fuentes, charismatic vice president of Strategy and Architecture at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Fuentes spoke about the background and logistics of...

LOA Gears Up for Elections

Chandler Pearson, Journalist

November 14, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life

On November 8, 2016, citizens of the United States of America will be voting on who they want as their 45th president of the United States. The elections are reaching everyone in the country, including those at the local level of Gre...

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Takes on Fields of Faith

Chandler Pearson, Journalist

October 19, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life

LOA, Greene County, Putnam County, and Morgan County students gathered together on October 5th from 7-8 PM to worship on Greene County High School’s football field. Greene County’s new FCA coordinator, Steve Hagan, worked with...

LOA Named SAT and ACT Test Center

Lauren Hatfield

September 20, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life

Lake Oconee Academy has been named an SAT and ACT test center. Currently, many students are taking the PSAT or, The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The scores from the PSAT are used to determine the qu...

LOA Welcomes Zuzu Acrobats

Bailey Ballard, Journalist

September 6, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life

 On Tuesday, Aug. 23 students at Lake Oconee Academy were surprised by a visit from the ZuZu Acrobats. The ZuZu Acrobats, a group of performers who come together to teach people about the culture of Africa and show off acrobati...

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