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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, […]

Bullying Reporting Website

Bullying Reporting Website

Talawanda School District is trying to make their schools a safer place.  In doing so, a new bullying reporting website has come out that allows students to report bullying.  The district came up with the website in hopes of lowering bullying rates to make the school a safer place. “PublicSchoolWORKS is an effective tool to […]

Talawanda To Implement New Bell Schedule

Talawanda To Implement New Bell Schedule

Starting at the beginning of next school year, the Talawanda bell schedule will change, with school starting at 7:20AM as opposed to the current 7:45AM start. The shift of the schedule is due to the new bus routes going to the new high school. Mr. Rhoton believes “it will work out well for high school […]

Woman Mistaken as Dead Six Years Ago is Now Married

After being mistaken for dead six years ago, Whitney Cerak wed in the church where her funeral was held. Cerak says she now lives a normal life. She is now a mother and a wife. A lot has changed since that dramatic day in 2006. She was among a group of Taylor University students in […]

THS Field Day: May 29th

THS Field Day: May 29th

On May 29th, freshmen, sophomores, juniors and staff will be going to the new high school while seniors are at the zoo. Students will be with their enrichment and will be rotating to several different events through out the day. This includes fine-art & team-building activities, tours/scavenger hunt,  field/gym activities.  Stephanie Aerni, who is helping […]