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Love and Honor For All: Miami University Marches Against White Supremacy

Love and Honor For All:  Miami University Marches Against White Supremacy

OXFORD — On January 19, 1998 two Miami University students were assaulted while walking back to their dorm. The attackers shouted racist slurs and comments at them before beating them with baseball bats. One of the student’s injuries were so severe they had to spend several weeks out of school and in the hospital. This […]

Eclipse of the (Almost) Century

Eclipse of the (Almost) Century

Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, people in the Talawanda School District were just a few of the millions that were watching The Great American Solar Eclipse. It was estimated that anywhere from 1.85 to 7.4 million people traveled to see the path of totality on the eclipse day. South Carolina was estimated to bring in 547,00 all […]

Talawanda Students to View Eclipse

Talawanda Students to View Eclipse

Today, on Aug. 21, 2017, everyone in the United States will have the opportunity to witness what people are calling “The Great American Solar Eclipse.” The last time this was possible was in 1918. In the Talawanda District staff are allowing students to venture outside if a permission waiver has been signed by a parent […]

How Fashionable

How Fashionable

Saturday, April 8th Miami University Fashion and Design held their 11th annual fashion show. Including over 60 student models, 20 student designers, and a projected crowd of over 1,500 people, this is MUF&D’s biggest event of the school year. Unlike others years, this show included a trunk show to advertise local businesses and designers. This […]

We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 1999: THS Proms of the Past

We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 1999:  THS Proms of the Past

Prom has been around for more than 58 years at Talawanda, and it’s about time to look back on all of these memorable moments, which include some familiar faces. In 1959 THS had a French prom and “Un Soir á Paris” was the theme. It included a cafe, a huge hand-made Eiffel Tower, drawing booths, […]

It Gets Better Shares Their Message of Equality

It Gets Better Shares Their Message of Equality

On February 23, 2017 the It Gets Better Tour through the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles conducted two performances at Talawanda High School in the Performing Arts Center.  The eight actors/singers brought stories and music with an anti-bullying message.  Performer Tyler told freshmen and sophomores a story about being bullied by students for his […]

Holiday in Oxford: Photo Story

Holiday in Oxford:  Photo Story

 Decorated Bodega Sandwich Deli on High St. late afternoon. Municipal Building on High St. The Oxford Lions doing their annual Christmas tree sale in the park. Wildberry’s clever ad along the sidewalk of High St. Christmas flag on the traffic light post in the intersection between S Main St. and E High St. President of Miami’s festive house in […]

The Dead Mall Effect

The Dead Mall Effect

Whenever you hear the words “Dead Mall” you might not know exactly what is being talked about. Some people, however, take huge interest in the American phenomenon of dead malls. I became interested in this topic a couple of years ago when I visited one of the largest dead malls in the world:  Forest Fair Mall […]

THS Honors Veterans

THS Honors Veterans

On Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 Talawanda High School held a Veterans Day Breakfast and assembly to honor the brave Americans who have served in our nation’s armed forces.  Talawanda’s FCCLA, headed by teacher Sharon Gregory, sponsored the event that included a contest for area students.  Breakfast was served to our veterans in the THS cafeteria […]