Maria Somilleda is the captain of the varsity girls soccer team at Clarke Central High School. Somilleda has made strives to improve her soccer skills over the past few years.
ODTV Reporter Lorena Limongi goes to various bagel restaurants around the downtown Athens area in a Quest to find Athens’ Best Bagels.
Four freshman boys come together to establish the band, Cheese Dream.
ODTV staffer Kelly Fulford shares her recipe for a pumpkin spice latte in this edition of “Kelly’s Kitchen”.
The “Education Matters Radio Show,” produced by teens, gives local youth a voice on important issues in the community.
Broadcast staffers Lorena Limongi and Lily Bruce-Ritchie explore the community service scene at Clarke Central High School.
Clarke Central High School held a pep rally on Jan. 20 previewing their basketball game against Cedar Shoals High School. The student government association put together an array of events including the recognition of winter sports.
In the final stages of Clarke Central High School’s reconstruction, the James Crawford Memorial Arena has been completed. The gym is now in used for sports including basketball and indoor soccer.
The Clarke Central High School varsity football team played in the Georgia High School Association 5A Sweet 16 State Playoffs on Nov. 18.
The annual Not So Silent Night fundraiser raising money for the ODYSSEY and the Iliad will be held on Dec. 2 at the Lyndon House Arts Center.
Clarke Central High School held it’s annual Midnight Madness event in the New Gym. The event brought the CCHS community together with basketball, music and entertainment on Nov. 5.
The first episode of season three of ODTV features stories on the Open House, a fall sports recap, a movie review, the first installment of “Kelly’s Kitchen” and much more.
Clarke Central High School held the first pep rally of the year in anticipation for the annual senior night football game on Oct. 21. The pep rally was held during seventh period and the varsity football team played against Flowery Branch High School that night.
The Clarke Central High School varsity football team beat North Oconee High School 45-21 in Death Valley for CCHS’ annual homecoming game.
Clarke Central High School students returned to school on Aug. 9 for the beginning of the 2016-17 school year.
The hip shop that Jim Adams dreamt of for years, with the same prices for the past 30 years.
On May 10, former NFL quarterback, television personality, and computer software executive Fran Tarkenton visited his alma mater through the Hometown Hall of Famer program.
Web Master Sunčana Pavlić created a stop motion animation public service announcements on the effects Climate Change will have on the future unless necessary action is taken.
Staff writer Kelly Fulford shows a quick and simple tutorial on how to make cookie cups.
Junior Kennae Hunter has grown up as an only child. Although as she grows older, she looks more at the optimistic aspect of life.
Senior Fajr DeLane receives shocking news about her dear friend, Ethan Schut. On Oct. 29, he overdosed and passed away. Fajr DeLane opens up and shares her revelation of this news.
Senior and varsity basketball player Tyra Thompson uses her laid back disposition and gentle nature to lead by example on and off the court.
With the baseball season approaching, coaches and players are preparing to put their offseason work into action during the regular season.
“The whole family working for you” is the slogan of Panaderia Tacuari. The family owned bakery, located at 145 Fritz Mar Lane, opened the summer of 2015.
After breaking the career interception record and leaving a lasting legacy in his four years at Clarke Central High School, senior cornerback Rayshawn McCall is ready to take the next step.
Sweet Olive Farm Animal Rescue began as a dog shelter in Atlanta, but has grown to become a prominent animal rescue group in the community.
The second semester of the 2015-2016 school year has brought new renovations and changes to Clarke Central High School.
Freshman Kiki Griffin was seven years old when her parents divorced. She maintained an optimistic attitude until one day she came to the harsh realization of separation.
Finally fulfilling her dream, Phickles Pickles company owner Angie Tillman opened her new storefront Phickles Phun Foods earlier this year as a homemade artisan market.
In honor of October being National Dyslexia Awareness Month, Julie Alpaugh shares her story of discovering and coming to accept the fact she has dyslexia.
A video complied of past Governor’s Honors Program attendees that share and express their thoughts about the program and their own GHP experience.
In this episode of Scene at Central, broadcast staff members Kiki Griffin and Connor McCage talk to Clarke Central High School students about their expectations for homecoming this year.
For the 2015-2016 school year, Clarke County School District students in seventh through tenth grade were given new Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e Chromebooks.
In this episode of SCENE, Julie Alpaugh and Karla Dougan visit rival schools: Clarke Central High School and Cedar Shoals High School and talk to students about the upcoming football game.
Clarke Central High School students talk to Karla Dougan and Julie Alpaugh about what they did over summer break.
In 2012 the Clarke Middle School garden was created through the initiative of parent David Berle and former agriculture science teacher Cheryl Hinson. It started as a plot of land in front of the school but over past years the front garden has expanded to four plots, and also includes a greenhouse.
Karla Dougan and Ethan Crane anchor the fifth episode of season two.
On Feb. 3, former Clarke Central High School principal Dr. Jim Willis returned to campus to visit and reflect on his time here.
Story by KEVIN MOBLEY – Junior Copy Editor Filmed by NICHOLAS BYRNE – Broadcast Managing Editor
Local musician Kishi Bashi performed at David C. Barrow Elementary School on Thurs., March 26, as the school’s Cool Composer of the Month.
Story by ELLA SAMS – Broadcast Staff The Clarke Central High School drama department will present the musical Cabaret on Feb. 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. in Mell Auditorium. The Clarke Central High School drama department began preparations for the musical Cabaret on Nov. 12 with auditions. Since then, the department has been rehearsing and developing aspects…
Tiernan O’Neill and Ella Sams anchor the fourth episode of Season 2.
Story by KATY MAYFIELD – Staff Writer Video by NICHOLAS BYRNE – Broadcast Managing Editor Last November, in the throes of what many political TV pundits now call “Democalypse 2014”, dozens of Democratic Governors, Senators and Representatives were beaten by their Republican opponents, giving Republicans the majority in both the House and Senate. To be fair, it…
Story by KARLA DOUGAN – Broadcast Staff Ben’s Bikes is a small shop around the corner from Clarke Central High School dedicated to repairing, refurbishing, and selling bicycles. The shop seeks to support the community by collaborating with local businesses and by promoting a healthier means of transportation in Athens. “What we try and do is…
Story by JULIE ALPAUGH – Broadcast Staff Blankness; white paper, empty screen, I am about to lead myself down the same path I have traveled numerous time so much so it is as familiar as the back of my hand. The mere power my mind has over my capability is phenomenal. I find myself counteracting my…
Story by ELLA SAMS – Broadcast Staff Since their formation in 2010, Stay the Sea has found its footing in the Athens music scene. Attempting Motion by Stay the Sea By the time they performed at Athfest in July 2014, many locals were familiar with Stay the Sea, a band comprised solely of Clarke Central High…
Nicholas Byrne and Violet Merritt anchor the third episode of Season 2.
Story by MARY MERRITT – Variety Editor Edited by RIGEL TURNER – Broadcast Staff Filmed by NICHOLAS BYRNE – Broadcast Managing Editor In an attempt to bring a business back to life, a couple rebrands an iconic Athens restaurant as a family eatery. As you pass through the large glass doors of locally owned pizzeria…
By KENDARIUS STURDIVANT – Broadcast Staff Terrance Fleming, former Cedar Shoals basketball player, recently accepted the JV coach and varsity assistant coach position at Clarke Central High School. Fleming played college basketball all across the country. He played at Cleveland State, Coffeyville in Kansas, and Idaho State during his career. “I love it. Just seeing…
Nicholas Byrne and Violet Merritt anchor the second episode of Season 2.
By SHAWN WILLIAMS – Broadcast Staff By NICHOLAS BYRNE – Broadcast Managing Editor ODTV’s Shawn Williams asks CCHS students their plans for Halloween 2014.
By JULIE ALPAUGH – Broadcast Staff Teamwork and problem solving both come into play when participants have sixty minutes to find clues and solve puzzles in order to escape the space. A real life videogame is the idea of the newly opened business Escape the Space, located in the Bottleworks on Prince Ave. The idea…
John Washington is proud of the family atmosphere that Washington Farms provides for its customers. “My wife and I have always worked with kids and we’ve always been real pro-family. We are making memories at Washington Farms. That’s our motto type thing and we want the families to come out and have a good time,”…
By RIGEL TURNER – Broadcast Staff Telling people that I am bisexual is, at best, an ordeal. I am always met with questions. “Which do you like more?” “What do you think of me?” “Does your girlfriend know?” Less commonly, “Why?” Having you, the core of you, questioned is degrading. As bisexual, I am subjected…
Chad Rhym and Karla Dougan anchor the first episode of Season 2.
Clarke Central High School freshmen have class in the freshman academy. This year the freshman academy is located apart from the main building due to renovations. “I think that most of your freshman academy teachers say that this is amazing being out here,” science department teacher Maurice Bouchard said. Photo by Julie Alpaugh. By JULIE…
PACKAGED BY ELLA SAMS – Broadcast Staff Every Monday night at 7 p.m. the Athens-Clarke County Library holds Children’s Bedtime Stories in the storyroom. The program uses hands-on activities to engage children and build a foundation in learning. Here children are encouraged to use their different senses to discover the world of literature. “For us (the…
Outside of Clarke County, homecoming is regarded as one of the most memorable events of high school. Although once celebrated, today this spirit is not found at Clarke Central High School.
By JULIE ALPAUGH – Broadcast Staff In anticipation of homecoming game on Friday, students and the community gather in the Billy Henderson Stadium for a pep rally Wednesday Sept. 17. The Pep Rally began with a song from the band while cheerleaders cheered along on the field. Then the homecoming court was announced followed by…
Four weeks into the school year, construction continues to affect Clarke Central High School students. Students have found that navigating from class to class is not an easy task.
People talk a lot.
A 2007 study by the University of Arizona found that, on average, people speak around 16,000 words a day. What if we could break that down? Maybe we talk about school, weekend plans, family. Now let’s go deeper.
In this exciting episode of ODTV, sports injuries are analyzed, the Athens mayoral race is previewed, Dancing with the Athens Stars and much, much more.
Clarke Central seniors express how they feel as the school year comes to the end.
Athens stars hit the stage to show their moves in the 2014 dancing with the Athens stars.
The Clarke County School District recently finalized plans to begin a 30 million dollar renovation of Clarke Central, and held a ground-breaking ceremony with prominent members of the Athens Community.
The Black Student Union held their Black History Program Friday March 21, 2014
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On Feb. 15, the Athens Hip Hop Awards honored an array of artists and businesses from the Athens community.
Clarke Central and Cedar Shoals collaborate on Les Misérables for the first time in nine years.
SPARC Athens focuses on a science-based approach to physical therapy.
The second annual chess and community conference was held at the Georgia center for continuing education.
Mega Jump 2 was at the top of the app store this week. Fall in love with another cute monster.
Award winning author Laurie Halse Anderson visited CCHS on January 18th, 2014.
Four transoceanic visitors visited Clarke Central High School on Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 2013. Bilhah Ayieko, a music teacher at the Moi Girls High School, and three of her students ventured all of the way from Eldoret, Kenya to tour multiple schools in the Athens area, including CCHS.
Journey Juice opened on the corner of Prince and Satula.
ODYSSEY Online has come to the App Store. Be one of the first to download it and you just might be invincible.
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Finding information about what’s going on in your school and community is a must. ODYSSEY newsmagazine and website keeps you up to date, but there is now a new and better way of accessing everything.
With venues ranging from Clarke Central High School to the University of Georgia Fine Arts Balcony Theater, the Everyday People: The Film, Television and Video Work of Jim McKay film festival kicked off on Nov. 15 lasting till Nov. 18.
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By MAKAYLA RICHARDS – Broadcasting Manager Ever wanted to train a ninja, well now you can (virtually at least). The app Clumsy Ninja will show you how real masters are made. More from Makayla Richards
Terry Reid, Police team leader is a common face around CCHS, but what do we really know behind the security office door.
Cook Out opened this fall to serve the people of Athens.
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November eighth is the game we have been waiting for. What do the coaches think? Learn more here.
Comic strips made by our Facebook friends have bombarded our walls. Learn more about this new app.
In anticipation of the Cedar Shoals v. Clarke Central game, we asked students who they think will win.
ODYSSEY Newsmagazine Viewpoints Writer Jaymel Isreael discusses trick or treating on the second episode of Let’s Talk.
By Aaron Holmes – News Editor ODYSSEY Newsmagazine News Editor Aaron Holmes sits down for Episode 1 of Let’s Talk to discuss privacy in the light of recent NSA surveillance leaks.
On Oct. 26, Students, teachers, and parents came out to walk and raise money for the humane society.
Come see the trick or treat book week event happening in the library! What will happen when you start to read?
Guru’s little yellow gibberish speaking minions are ready to compete to be his minion of the year in a fast paced challenge.
The orchestra, drama club, band and chorus performed at the first annual fine arts night at Billy Henderson Stadium.
Pocket Trains, a game by the creators of Tiny Towers and Pocket Planes allows users to build railroad empires throughout the world.
Good dirt has been offering workshops to children since 2007.
On Oct. 9, juniors and seniors faced off in the second annual powderpuff football game.
On Sept. 25, author of the new book “Bruce” and athenian musicians pay tribute to Bruce Springsteen at Hendershots Cafe
Odyssey App of the Week, Jelly Splash, a matching game that lets you match your way.
What truly makes us happy? Features writer Mary Merritt speaks about how happiness can be achieved in us all.
Evernote, a productivity app helps users stay organized through notes, reminders and to-do lists.
Julie Alpaugh talks about the CCHS Library hosting the Beyond Borders Art Exhibit for one week.
Apple released ios 7 September 18, 2013.
The Independent Baking Company recently opened up in Five Points.
Disney recently released a sequel to their popular puzzle game, Where’s my Water?
Namco Bandai Games recently released Doodle Fit 2.
ODYSSEY reviews Cut the Rope, the popular puzzle game.
Ella Sams interviews Clarke Central High School students about the new three day rotating schedule.
Clarke Central High School’s Open House connected parents and teachers.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars is sponsoring an essay competition where students can win cash prizes and scholarships.
ODYSSEY reviews the newly released Plants Vs. Zombies™ 2.
In this segment of app of the week, Makayla Richards reviews Rovio’s Bad Piggies.
The CCHS Swag Step team talk about their experiences stepping and performing.
By MAKAYLA RICHARDS – Web Staff By SAM THOMPSON – Web Staff Sam Thompson speaks of his views on the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA. More from Makayla Richards More from Sam Thompson
Tiernan O’Neill gives his commentary on the documentary “Hungry for change.”
Prom is season is here. What are your expectations for prom this year?
Sam Thompson moderates a debate about the NBA, with Chad Rhym and Kevin Mobley.
By MAKAYLA RICHARDS – Web Staff Football will be back soon and here to debate if UGA’s is up for the challenge is Sports editor Chad Rhym and guest writer Kevin Mobley. Sam Thompson also offers commentary on weekly current events and moderates an ODTV debate about the UGA Offense V. Defense. More from Makayla Richards
This year Clarke County School District has implemented net books into the system.
By MAKAYLA RICHARDS – Web Staff On Friday April 6, Clarke Central High School students, faculty and locals gathered at the CCHS track to honor and raise money for CCHS senior Grace Byrne. The estimated amount of money that was raised is $6000. More from Makayla Richards
Sam Thompson moderates Chad Rhym and Kevin Mobley’s debate about the final four in March Madness 2013.
CCHS students Chris Ballou and Aerick Mcgee talk personally about their rap group Plug-In and their newest song “Like a Boss.”
On Friday, March 8, students and teachers gathered in E.B. Mell auditorium to celebrate Black History Month at CCHS.
The Athens-Clarke County Library is in the final stages of renovation.
Temple Run 2 is the hottest new game.
With Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day this coming Monday, students are making plans to commemorate the day by volunteering and celebrating the life of King.
Clarke Central High School junior Grant Anderson has a special talent.
On Friday, Oct. 5, Clarke Central High School held its first Club Day, giving students an opportunity to attend a new club.
CCHS students choose the next U.S. president in this video.