The Current

Lauren Nery
Lauren Nery was a senior and the editor in chief of the student newspaper for the 2017-2018 school year. She was a four-year journalist and plans to head to George Mason University next fall. During her freshman year, she spent her study block in the newsroom which developed her passion for writing. After attend JMU’s jcamp, she dedicated much vision and time to develop the website for Ocean Lakes’ first online newspaper  website,

Lauren Nery, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2018
One Lunch benefits outweigh cons (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
Wrestler wins Athlete of the Year award (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
SOL testing “bootcamp” begins (Story/Media)
Apr 17, 2018
‘Annihilation’ beautifully lets down audiences (Story)
Apr 15, 2018
S2S members volunteer at Art of the Military Child show (Story)
Mar 25, 2018
Marching Band travels to Florida (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
Academy students compete at Tidewater Science Fair (Story/Media)
Mar 01, 2018
Governor’s School students share talents at Wearable Art Fashion Show (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Retired SEAL inspires teens to take the road not taken (Story)
Feb 02, 2018
New recycling system introduced to students and staff (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
Memes influence today’s public image of politicians (Story)
Dec 22, 2017
Special Education students learn vocational skills in school program (Story/Media)
Dec 09, 2017
Winter wisdom tree brings joy and encouragement (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
Clubs and organizations come together with “Finsgiving” tradition (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Fall athletic banquet ticket prices rise after Friday (Story)
Oct 29, 2017
Chick-fil-A biscuit sales continue next Friday (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
Hallway decoration competition kicks off homecoming spirit week (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2017
Class of 2021 gains momentum with second class meeting (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Humans of OL (Story/Media)
Sep 23, 2017
Men’s and women’s cross country compete at the Adidas Invitational (Story/Media)
Sep 12, 2017
Finsta vs. Rinsta: Teenagers use “finstas” as an outlet (Story)
Jun 02, 2017
Student athlete banquet tickets on sale for one last day (Story)
Apr 20, 2017
Nike releases athletic hijabs for Spring 2018 (Story)
Feb 06, 2017
Student athletes congratulated at National Signing Day (Story/Media)
Jan 31, 2017
Custodians put a lock on jamming bathroom stall (Story)
Jan 31, 2017
Parks and Recreation Department hosts Winter Wildlife Festival (Story)
Dec 13, 2016
Students work over the holidays, experience heightened holiday stress (Story/Media)
Nov 03, 2016
Boys’ Cross Country makes improvements for a new season set in good light (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
The Netflix Original Series Rises Above Expectations (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
Rio Summer Olympics Inspire High School Athletes to Reach for Gold (Story)
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Lauren Nery