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Pushing for More APUSH Textbooks

Pushing for More APUSH Textbooks

OXFORD — Sophomore AP US History students are facing a dilemma. Since the school board’s adoption of a practice five years ago, the funding for course materials has been changed. The practice was adopted in an attempt to justify the one-to-one program that Talawanda has adopted. The one-to-one program has provided individual Chromebooks to every […]

Who is the FFA President?

Who is the FFA President?

Oxford, OH– The roots of the FFA originate from a time when boys were losing interest and leaving the farm. Walter Newman, 1925 became the Virginia State Supervisor of Agricultural Education, wanted to seek a solution to this problem he and three other staff members of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute Agriculture Education Department proposed forming […]

Major Accomplishments

Major Accomplishments

OXFORD–You take a deep breath and count to four. You can’t see the crowd because of the stadium lights glaring down into your eyes, but you know there is a full friday night stadium staring at you. You keep your head high and your eyes set to kill- and you’re walking out onto the field. […]

Homecoming Game

Homecoming Game

Homecoming Parade Gallery!

Homecoming Parade Gallery!

Talawanda/Butler Tech FFA Attends Farm Science Review

Talawanda/Butler Tech FFA Attends Farm Science Review

London Ohio– On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 members of Talawanda/Butler Tech FFA attended the Farm Science Review. The event teaches people of all ages about the new and improved advances of technology in the agriculture industry. It also teaches younger individuals the importance of our agriculture industry, land preservation and how to farm in different […]

The Game’s Afoot

The Game’s Afoot

Oxford, OH — It’s December 1936 and broadway star WIlliam Gillette (played by senior Tyler Boyd), admired by the world for his lead role in the famous play Sherlock Holmes has invited some of his colleges to his Connecticut Castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, […]

The DACA Program And Its Effect On Talawanda

The DACA Program And Its Effect On Talawanda

OXFORD — On Sept. 5, 2017 President Trump announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) would begin its wind-down. Established by former President Obama in 2012, the DACA program allows certain illegal immigrants who came to America as children to receive a renewable two-year work permit, as long as applicants can have […]

The Poet in the Schoolhouse

The Poet in the Schoolhouse

When you think of poets you think of Edgar Allan Poe or Ernest Hemingway. You wouldn’t think a great young poet would be sitting in a high school teaching teenagers about poetry but he is. Quentin Russell is the Artist in Residence for our school this semester. He runs the Poetry Club which is after […]

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 […]

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