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THS’s New Media Center is an Astounding Facility, Has Spectacular Chairs

THS’s New Media Center is an Astounding Facility, Has Spectacular Chairs

Talawanda High School’s new Media Center is a unique, comfortable space that helps students learn and promotes further acedemic achievement within THS’s halls–with style. “I really like the chairs,” said Vilppu Antilla, a senior at Talawanda High School, of the partial rocking chairs arranged around the Center’s eight main tables. Little touches like these help students feel comfortable as […]

Jason Grunkemeyer: New Athletic Director

Jason Grunkemeyer: New Athletic Director

Jason Grunkemeyer said he is excited to work in his first high school setting as an Athletic Director for Talawanda High School this year. Grunkemeyer, from Cincinnati, went to Moeller High School where he played basketball.  He attended Miami University where he continued to play basketball. When he graduated from Miami in 2001 with a […]

The Women’s Soccer Teams Anticipate a Good Season

The Women’s Soccer Teams Anticipate a Good Season

Talawanda High School’s women’s soccer teams had a great season last year. Varsity placed second in the league and had nine wins, three loses, and three ties. The Junior Varsity had ten wins, three loses, and one tie. Now they are hoping to keep that momentum going. “I think our record will be better than […]

New Elective is Out of This World

New Elective is Out of This World

Art. Gym. Psychology. Talawanda offers elective courses for almost any interest. The thing that a lot of students don’t know is that there’s a new option for them – Topical Literature. Just last year the Talawanda English Department unveiled a new course option for students to take called Topical Literature. “We have excellent elective options, […]

Getting to know Assistant Principal Molly Merz

Getting to know Assistant Principal Molly Merz

When Mike Malone left THS for an opening at TMS to being the new principal, the assistant principal position at THS opened up.  Molly Merz, a teacher at Hamilton High School for 14 years, was given this opportunity. Merz was influenced to go into the education, she said, due to all of her wonderful experiences with her […]

Pep Assembly Leaves Students Fired Up

Pep Assembly Leaves Students Fired Up

As students filed into the brand new THS gym to kick off fall athletics, they were greeted by band members and cheerleaders performing the school fight song. “It was pretty effective in getting students excited,” said assembly MC and THS Spanish teacher Nate Silberstien.  “I got a lot of comments from staff that it went […]

Images from THS Graduation: 2012

Images from THS Graduation: 2012

The 56th graduating class of Talawanda High School walked across the Miami Millett Hall stage on Friday, June 8th in celebration of their years at Talawanda. Next year, Talawanda classes will be held in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility.  Check out some photos of the site here. Here are a few images from this year’s […]

Illegal Activities and News in Haikus

Editor’s Note: The Blip includes short headlines with odd, feel-good, informational, or pointless material. Stories are presented in a fast, easy-to-read format with news that will make you laugh and be enlightened. The Blip is updated often for relevancy. Woman cooks methamphetamine in a Walmart A Walmart employee was in for a shock when she […]

Openview Cinema Produces New THS Promo

Openview Cinema Produces New THS Promo

Openview Cinema (a filmmaking group comprised of former Talawanda students Colton Kidwell, Bryce, Konrad, and Cody Norris) has created a promotional video that highlights the new Talawanda High School (set to open next Fall). The brief, seven minute video opens with spectacular shots of the new building’s rotunda, tilting skyward to focus on the words “Pride, […]

New Media Center Adopts New Technology, e-books

New Media Center Adopts New Technology, e-books

As students move into the new high school next year they will find new technologies in a revamped media center that is ready for the 21st century. The new media center will be equipped with new technology, such as faster computers and e-books.  THS librarian Carol Morison hopes that students will be able to make […]