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Braves V. Eaton Eagles 9/9/16

Braves V. Eaton Eagles 9/9/16

THS Volleyball: Expect High Energy

THS Volleyball:  Expect High Energy

On Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2016, at Talawanda High School, your Braves Volleyball team faced the Harrison Wildcats. Going into the night the Wildcats had a record of 4-3 and a conference record of 0-2. The Braves had a record of 5-1 with a conference record of 1-0. The first set of the game was easily […]

Meningitis Vaccines Now Mandatory

Meningitis Vaccines Now Mandatory

Starting in 2016 lawmakers made it a requirement for students entering the seventh and twelfth grades in Ohio to receive the Meningitis vaccination. The vaccination is for the purpose of preventing the bacterial infection. According to the CDC, Meningitis can be a viral or bacterial infection, marked by an intense headache and fever, sensitivity to […]

Braves V. Mohawks Photo Gallery

Braves V. Mohawks Photo Gallery

Key Club Inspires Through Service

Key Club Inspires Through Service

Key club is a service group, sort of a next level of middle school Builder’s Club. The adult version of Key Club is the Kiwanis Club. Key Club does service projects around the community with the mission to provide: its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership” (Kiwanis International). Key Club […]

Alum Gary Owen Makes a Heartfelt Visit Back to Talawanda

Alum Gary Owen Makes a Heartfelt Visit Back to Talawanda

Whether you expected another cliche speech on drugs or another boring assembly, nobody expected what Gary Owen and Chris Herren had prepared for us. Tuesday, Aug. 30, Freshman and Sophomores were called to the PAC to hear about a topic that seemed to hit home for many of us. As of 2015, 2,744 people have […]

Coach Z Says Tough Season Ahead

Coach Z Says Tough Season Ahead

On Friday, Aug. 25, 2016, at 7 p.m. your Talawanda Braves Football team were supposed to take on the Middletown Madison Mohawks. The game was delayed and eventually cancelled for lightning and the game was held on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. Before the originally scheduled game time on Friday Andy Zimmerman, Talawanda’s wide […]

Do You Know Where the Name “Talawanda” Comes From?

Do You Know Where the Name “Talawanda” Comes From?

In the Oxford area Talawanda is widely believed to be a Native American word. But, I recently heard a that this may not be the case at all, and that Talawanda was a completely made-up word. That rumor is all it took for me to get neck deep in a stack of papers, a mess of […]

The Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre

The scent of freshly popped and buttered popcorn wafts through the air. Along with the sound of popcorn popping, happy voices can be heard exchanging greetings and making small talk. The old fashioned bulbs on the vintage marquee illuminate North Beech Street. At least they used to. Now the popcorn popper stands still. The voices […]

THS Teacher Performs in Community Production of “The Belle of Amherst”

THS Teacher Performs in Community Production of “The Belle of Amherst”

Talawanda High School English teacher Clare Squance performed as Emily Dickinson in The Belle of Amherst at the Oxford Community Arts Center this past weekend.  The show, written by William Luce and based on the life and work of poet Emily Dickinson, is a one-woman performance that incorporates her poetry with glimpses into the poet’s past. Squance, […]

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