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Talawanda Students Featured on “Democracy & Z” Podcast Episode “QuaranTeens”

Talawanda Students Featured on “Democracy & Z” Podcast Episode “QuaranTeens”

Just what are Cincinnati-area students experiencing while in quarantine?  What does it feel like and mean to be a “QuaranTeen”?  Cincinnati Public Radio in partnership with Elementz produced a podcast episode exploring those very questions.  The episode “QuaranTeens” features the voices of youth from across the region including four talented Talawanda High School students.    […]

Mrs. McCartney to Retire After 32 Years of Teaching Students to Stay Positive

Mrs. McCartney to Retire After 32 Years of Teaching Students to Stay Positive

Mrs. McCartney to Retire After 32 Years of Teaching Students to Stay Positive By KEI BROWN, Class of 2020 Mrs. McCartney is a beloved math teacher at THS, and she will be retiring at the end of May.  The Tribune did a Q & A with her as she nears her last day teaching. Q: […]

An Interview with a Talawanda Legend: Mr. Meece Retiring After 33.5 Years

An Interview with a Talawanda Legend:  Mr. Meece Retiring After 33.5 Years

An Interview with a Talawanda Legend:  Mr. Meece Retiring After 33.5 Years By K.E. FISHER It would be very difficult for a Talawanda student to go through their four years of high school without knowing Mr. John Meece — whether they’ve had him for class or not. His energy and care for his students has […]

“This is My Message to You”:  An Open Letter to Talawanda’s Class of 2020

“This is My Message to You”:  An Open Letter to Talawanda’s Class of 2020

“This is My Message to You”:  An Open Letter to Talawanda’s Class of 2020 Dear class of 2020: There’s a refrain from a song that has been playing over and over in my head this spring that I wish I could play for each of you.  I know you’ve heard it — it’s “Three Little […]

THS Football Field Lights Up in Honor of Class of 2020

THS Football Field Lights Up in Honor of Class of 2020

By ELEANOR PRYTHERCH Class of 2020 On Monday, April 20, Ohio’s government made the decision to keep school classrooms closed for the remainder of the school year. This decision was largely expected, but that didn’t make it any less disappointing for students across the state who were looking forward to all the celebrations that typically […]

Covid-19 in Ohio’s Prisons

Covid-19 in Ohio’s Prisons

Covid-19 In Ohio’s Prisons  By JEAN R. PATEMAN  Ohio, USA — The week of April 20, Ohio prisons began aggressive Coronavirus testing of all inmates and guards. The massive testing puts Ohio with the largest number of jailed coronavirus patients in the country. In multiple prisons, large percentages have tested positive including Marion county jail […]

The Sounds of Our Lives

The Sounds of Our Lives

More Quarantunes

More Quarantunes

Tribune advisor Amanda Weatherwax asked students and teachers to send her a list of some of the songs that are helping them to get through the quarantine.  There was an overwhelming response resulting in two Tribune Spotify playlists: Quaranteens Quarantunes Songs suggested by Talawanda High School Students Music expresses that which cannot be said and […]

Quarantunes: Ten Songs to Survive Quarantine

Quarantunes:  Ten Songs to Survive Quarantine

Well, if you were to ask me two months ago how I thought this spring would go, this is probably the farthest thing from what I would have guessed. With everything that’s going on, it’s so important to find healthy ways to work through the roller coaster of emotions that is Quarantine 2020. Personally, I’ve […]

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

UPDATE 7:12 P.M. Thursday, March 12 by Amanda Weatherwax: Talawanda schools will be closed beginning Friday, March 13 per orders from the Butler County Board of Health.  This afternoon Governor DeWine ordered all schools to commence an extended spring break to begin at the close of school on Monday, March 16, but Talawanda will be […]