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Movember

Movember

Update Dec. 12, 2018:  Now that November is over the Movember fundraiser totals are in.  Team MOhio raised $2320 total — the most they’ve raised since becoming involved in the cause in 2012. Movember is an event that some teachers at Talawanda participate in to raise support for prostate, testicular and other cancers. Movember is […]

Fermata Nowhere Impromptu Performance

Fermata Nowhere Impromptu Performance

After singing the National Anthem at Xavier University on Wednesday, Nov. 28 Talawanda High School’s a cappella group Fermata Nowhere did an impromptu performance of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition” at Steak n’ Shake in Colerain.   Once a restaurant patron realized that the THS students were a part of a singing group, they requested a song.  You […]

Rita’s Weekly News Roundup: November 18 – 24

Rita’s Weekly News Roundup:  November 18 – 24

Theme of Week: Giving and Taking We will have to give asylum When people immigrate illegally to the U.S, they can claim asylum. This means that they claim they have a legitimate danger of torture or death if deported back to their country of origin. President Trump issued a proclamation claiming anyone who crossed from […]

Mascot Musings

Mascot Musings

As a student I’ve been a Panther.  A Bobcat. A Redhawk. As a kid swimming for my local YMCA I was a Dragonfly.  As a baseball benchmom I’ve been every little league team name you can think of.  As a teacher I’ve been a Hornet. A Middie. A Brave. As a fan I’ve cheered for […]

Rita’s Weekly News Roundup: November 11-17

Rita’s Weekly News Roundup: November 11-17

Theme of Week: Fire The idea of fire can start off literal – northern california has been consumed by wildfires. According to NPR, as of today, Nov. 19, 77 people have died and 993 are unaccounted for. The fire has destroyed almost 10,000 homes, including some celebrities homes such as Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus. […]

Schmid’s Weekly Wardrobe

Schmid’s Weekly Wardrobe

OXFORD, OH — We have many teachers here at Talawanda High school, but one that always stands out to us is the witty and comical Mr. Schmid, but have you ever took a moment to look at his outfits throughout the week?  Does the Academic Challenge coach, sports stats guy, basketball announcer, science teacher extraordinaire […]

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

OXFORD,OH– “ I’m very excited about directing this play since it’s my debut play it really means a lot to me,” said Cate Hudson, Director of Talawanda High School’s fall production of “Almost, Maine.” Once you walk out onto the stage you’ll see strips of black platforms lined with chairs.  In the middle of the […]

First Talawanda Girl’s Cross Country Runner to Make it to State in 30 Years

First Talawanda Girl’s Cross Country Runner to Make it to State in 30 Years

This year the sophomore Maddy Iden made it to the state cross country meet with her time of 19:04.3 in the 5k at the district meet in Troy, Ohio. Maddy felt excited and encouraged to be the first girl in 30 years to make it to state from Talawanda and hoped to break 19:00.00 in […]

Young People Encouraged to Do Their Part in Elections

Young People Encouraged to Do Their Part in Elections

The United States midterm elections are set to take place on Nov. 6, this coming Tuesday. Across the country, ad campaigns for federal, local, and state offices are being shown in all types of media, encouraging eligible voters to attend voting stations in their area and exercise their democratic right as U.S. citizens. Perhaps more […]

Trick-or-Treating: How Old is Too Old?

Trick-or-Treating: How Old is Too Old?

Most of us have those childhood memories of dressing up for school Halloween parties and going around the neighborhood with our friends to gather as much sugar as possible, then proceeding to take advantage of our eight-year-old metabolisms. But we’re older now, and sadly, it isn’t quite socially acceptable for us to participate in the […]

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