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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 […]

This is What Democracy Looks Like

This is What Democracy Looks Like

          On January 21st, 2017 the world witnessed something truly historic–the largest protest in United States history.           An estimated 4.2 million people across the US marched in harmony with the Women’s March on Washington; sister marches took place in over 500 cities and drew–political scientists claim–1 […]

Belle Fourche Pipeline Leaks on Same Day that Dakota Access Pipeline Vetoed

Belle Fourche Pipeline Leaks on Same Day that Dakota Access Pipeline Vetoed

The same day that construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline was vetoed, the North Dakota Pipeline protesters have another reason to protest.  On Dec. 5, 2016 an oil spill occurred and wasn’t immediately detected due to electronic malfunctioning. On Dec. 13, 2016 yet another spill happened. Protesters are furious. A massive estimated 176,000 gallons of […]

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 […]

Five Interesting Facts About President-Elect Donald Trump

Five Interesting Facts About President-Elect Donald Trump

Fun Fact #1:  At age 13, Donald Trump was booted from his school and his parents sent him to military school where he received the rank of Captain. Fun Fact #2:  Donald Trump’s first real estate project was located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fun Fact #3:  Donald is such a ladies man that not even his […]

Donald Trump Named Victor

Donald Trump Named Victor

Shortly after the 2016 US Presidential Election, Donald J. Trump gave his victory speech in front of a large excited group of die-hard Trump fans. The fans were filled with happiness and excitement, as they cheer and clap after every single thing that Trump says. First, Trump starts off with saying that he just received […]

Students Sound Off on the Election

Students Sound Off on the Election

Tuesday, Nov. 8th, 2016. This is a day that many students, voting or not, are really looking forward to because we have off of school.  Oh, and it’s also Election Day. Some students have really strong opinions on who they think are better suited to run the country, while others think we’d be in a […]

Saturday Night Live Provides Humor to Historical Presidential Race

Saturday Night Live Provides Humor to Historical Presidential Race

The last presidential election skit on “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) aired last Saturday, November 5, three days before election day. Throughout the election, Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon have acted as the two main nominees for president, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. This last skit was a mock of a CNN interview hosted by Erin […]

First Presidential Debate 2016

First Presidential Debate 2016

On Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 the first Presidential Debate of the 2016 election year aired from 9-11 pm on 10 channels simultaneously.  The debate was moderated by NBC News nightly anchor Lester Holt.  Something new this time around was the split-screen format which allowed viewers at home to see both candidates throughout the entire debate. […]

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