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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 […]

Journalism Students Produce Podcast

Journalism Students Produce Podcast

 THS Journalism students are working on radio and podcast journalism this semester and they’ve published their first project, a news bulletin.  The class will be producing a longer podcast titled “Talawanda Behind the Scenes” that will be ready for download later this spring. Listen to the 02.05.20 student-produced news bulletin here:  https://soundcloud.com/talawandabehindthescenes/talawanda-behind-the-scenes

EdChoice Questions Barrier Between Public and Private Schooling

EdChoice Questions Barrier Between Public and Private Schooling

EdChoice is a program in Ohio described by the Ohio Department of Education as a program that “provides students from designated public schools the opportunity to attend participating private schools. The program also provides low-income students who are entering kindergarten through 12th grade scholarship opportunities.”   This program is set to expand on Feb.1, with more […]

Haunted Oxford

Haunted Oxford

Oxford, Ohio — Haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns, costumes, ghost stories and candy. With Halloween right around the corner, lots of people are starting to get in the Halloween spirit. Kids will be getting their costumes ready, parents will stock up on candy to hand out to trick or treaters, and, arguably the most noticeable, haunted houses […]

An Ugly Club

An Ugly Club

Talawanda High school senior Sam Robinson, who has recently committed to University of Cincinnati to continue his soccer career, was ready to fly through his senior year and enjoy the last little bits of high school he had. Instead, Sam faced one of the most traumatic experiences he has, and will ever face: Sam lost […]

Best Buddies Trick or Treat

Best Buddies Trick or Treat

High Schooler’s Guide to the Election

High Schooler’s Guide to the Election

I started to write this article after I surveyed two of my classes, and of the people I surveyed, only about 4% could name two candidates for Governor. I was worried by this result; some of these people could already vote, and most would be able to in two short years at the latest. So, […]

Drug Addiction in Ohio

Drug Addiction in Ohio

Addiction. A serious problem that has taken over Ohio. Addiction has became a part of some people’s everyday lives. Destroying homes, taking away bright futures, and tearing families apart. Addiction needs to be stopped. Heroin is sometimes mixed with fentanyl, a synthetic and short-acting opioid analgesic that is 30-50 times more potent than morphine. This mix can […]

SoapBox Derby Team Having Fun with Annual Project

SoapBox Derby Team Having Fun with Annual Project

OXFORD – Talawanda’s 3D Art Class is bringing their annual class project to Mt. Adams this Saturday for a soapbox derby car competition. You may of seen their seven foot long moving pencil outside the front of THS last week. Jim McWilliams, the 3D Art teacher and director of the project, said the car was […]

Backpacks Aren’t Bulletproof

Backpacks Aren’t Bulletproof

Updated 6/30/18 8:53 a.m.:  On June 28, 2018, Dan Griffin of WLWT reported that following a packed school board meeting on the same day, Hamilton district officials have decided to slow down the process of arming staff members pending further public input.    Note 6/28/18:  According to an article by Michael Clark in the “Journal News,” […]

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