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A Better “Amercia”?

A Better “Amercia”?

When you clicked on this article, you probably noticed that the word “America” is misspelled in the headline.  This was done in an official Mitt Romney campaign app just last week.  The mistake comes, ironically, just as the Scripps National Spelling Bee is drawing to a close. The new app, named “With Mitt”, allows users […]

OGT Exam Incentive Rumors

OGT Exam Incentive Rumors

On May 28th, sophomores were tweeting in panic in fear of the possibility of having to take their exams. With Field Day that Tuesday, many considered the option of skipping and having a 4 day weekend. Business teacher Pete Thomas warned sophomores to consider not skipping, stating that their OGT exam incentive may be revoked. […]

ACT Testing Location Changed

ACT Testing Location Changed

On Saturday, June 9, at 8:00 a.m. some students will be taking the ACT (American College Testing).  An important change of location was made for this test: it’s now located at Talawanda Middle School. The testing location changed from the high school to the middle school because the high school will be too noisy due […]

Next Year’s Tutorial Schedule

Next Year’s Tutorial Schedule

Tutorials, a 25 minute-long sessions during 5th period, are intended to help students who are having a hard time in a class, need to get help, or need to make up a test.  Tutorials can also be used as a study hall to complete homework. Added this school year, tutorials seem to have had positive results with students. Because of […]

Mitt Hits the Magic Number

Mitt Hits the Magic Number

Mitt Romney has officially secured himself the Republican nomination by winning the required 1,144 delegates. The final delegates came from the Texas primary, May 29, where Romney picked up 69% of the vote and 105 delegates.  Since Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich suspended their campaigns Romney has been the “presumptive” GOP nominee. Some of these […]

Movies Coming This Summer

Movies Coming This Summer

Do you have time to burn this summer? Well, there are lots of highly anticipated films coming out this summer.  Snow White and the Huntsman: June 1st This film is definitely not the same old fairy tale. Kristen Stewart plays Snow White, while Charlize Theron plays Queen Ravenna. The movie also has Thor star, Chris […]

Field Day A Success

Field Day A Success

On May 29th, Talawanda freshmen, sophomores, and juniors took a trip to the new high school. Throughout the day, students toured the school, made arts and crafts, did team activities, and played some games in the gym. The tour was led by students in the National Honors Society. Tour leaders included facts on how “green” […]

The Essential Zombie Survival Plan – Movie Edition

Zombies: Man-eating harbingers of doom, which would surely erase humanity from our peacefully orbiting planet. These brain dead monstrosities have become an American fixation, teenagers (mainly boys) layout and compare their survival plans, producers rake in profits from the latest zombie blockbuster, zombie apocalypse survival classes are now available at Michigan State University and ACE Hardware recently […]

A Plea for Safe Passing Laws

A Plea for Safe Passing Laws

A recent study by the League of American Bicyclists ranked Ohio as the 37th most bike friendly state.  A label that is nothing to brag about, since part of that ranking is the lack of legislation to protect bikes in the buckeye state. Under Ohio state law bikes are classified as vehicles, and besides a […]

Madden ’13 to Feature Tebowing

Madden ’13 to Feature Tebowing

The Madden NFL line of video games is known for trying to be as realistic as possible.  Past versions have delivered gamers player injuries, touchdown dances, the ability to choose how brutal a tackle can be, and a franchise mode where the gamer can control aspects such as parking and concession prices.  Seldom has EA Sports, […]