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Top 10 Weirdest Things Students Have Been Caught Doing on Zoom

Top 10 Weirdest Things Students Have Been Caught Doing on Zoom

Their teachers’ taxes, that’s right Elizabeth Cantrel was caught doing the taxes of Ms. Klovekorn during her 6th period zoom meeting. Robert Schonlau was seen selling their cousin to the Swiss mafia in exchange for a half-eaten chocolate bar while he was supposed to be doing Ms. Klovekorn’s taxes. When asked why she was zooming […]

Tribune Tries It: White Elephant Gift Exchange

Tribune Tries It:  White Elephant Gift Exchange

A White Elephant Gift Exchange is the perfect way to get and give a fun gift with your friends or family this holiday season.  The “game” is also called a “Yankee Swap,” according to Caroline Bologna of the Huffington Post. The term “Yankee Swap” even appears in an 1855 writing by Walt Whitman where he […]

The Tea on Santa C.

The Tea on Santa C.

We at the Tribune conducted an extensive investigative project at the North Pole that required our reporters to be embedded (not in the snow, but in Santa’s toy shop).  In order to protect the identities of our investigative staff, we have assigned aliases. What follows is the real deal tea on Santa C.: Does Santa […]

Lessons from the Field: What a ride it’s been. Thank you’s and what’s next for Patty G

Lessons from the Field: What a ride it’s been. Thank you’s and what’s next for Patty G

I’ve learned in my short time on this Earth that walking away from something is not easy. Especially if you poured your heart and soul into it for four years. This May marks the end of my high school career, and it’s hard to believe the ride is coming to an end. I have to […]

Lessons from the Field: From Starting Line to Tee Box. And a Rewarding Tale of Self-Growth.

Lessons from the Field: From Starting Line to Tee Box. And a Rewarding Tale of Self-Growth.

It was late July before my junior year, and my family was on vacation for a baseball tournament my brother was playing in South Carolina. We were staying on a golf course not far from the beach. At the time, back in Ohio, I was missing my annual summer golf program called The First Tee. […]

Do What Makes You Happy

Do What Makes You Happy

OXFORD — Do you really know where you want to go though? And do you know how expensive it is to simply apply? And not only that, but you have to pay to send your ACT score to that specific school. Nothing about this process is cheap or simple. So far I have submitted my […]

Lessons from the Field: On Opportunity. And A Big Decision.

Lessons from the Field: On Opportunity. And A Big Decision.

Knowing what’s coming next is hard. For those exiting THS in May and heading off to a new destination, there’s plenty of uncertainty about what life will be exactly like. For me, someone who doesn’t even know in what part of the country they will be living in next year, it’s a little unnerving. I […]

Tribune Tries It: Veganism

Tribune Tries It: Veganism

For the uninitiated, to be vegan is to consume (or use) no animal products at all. No meat, dairy, or eggs. It may seem outlandish in our society centered around animal agriculture and McDonald’s. Since 2012, the interest in vegan free searches quadrupled on Google. For 2018, going vegan is considered to be the largest […]

Tribune Tries (and Elric Dies): D&D

Tribune Tries (and Elric Dies):  D&D

In the span of ten minutes he grabbed a sphere that disintegrated his hands, he accidentally summoned a powerful demon lord, he got his soul stolen and he made an enemy of an extra-dimensional being.  And all this happened during seventh period in the study room in the 400 wing of Talawanda High School. Through […]

Lessons from the Field: 30 Short Minutes; Looking Back on Mixing It Up

Lessons from the Field: 30 Short Minutes; Looking Back on Mixing It Up

As we approached Mix it Up Day, I felt exactly the way the rest of the school did. How many people were going to buy in? What was going to be end result? Would it improve all of the divisions in our school? How would it work? I got a strong sense that many things […]

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