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This Article Is Triggering My OCD

This Article Is Triggering My OCD

A strange movement has reared its head in popular culture and seems to have traveled quickly from social media and television into the halls of Talawanda High School.  A student doesn’t have to listen too attentively to hear a conversation in which someone inevitably claims that something is “triggering my OCD” or “giving me OCD.” […]

The Weight We Carry

The Weight We Carry

There’s things you can see:  textbooks, Chromebook, a lot of pencils, some gum, notebooks we never write in, headphones and deodorant because people just need to second-coat that throughout the day. There’s things you can’t see:  the pressure that gets put on us, the fact that we’re actually stressed about grades, messed-up sleep schedules because […]

Ed Theroux brings a Hands-on, Community Start to His First Months as Superintendent

Ed Theroux brings a Hands-on, Community Start to His First Months as Superintendent

Oxford, OH — Dr. Ed Theroux, Talawanda’s new superintendent, likes pancakes more than waffles. His favorite color is blue. And he has big ideas for Talawanda. In the short months he has been superintendent, he has already interacted with students, staff, and the community of Talawanda, from meeting Dr. Amanda Weatherwax’s Journalism class at the high […]

Top Ten Newsworthy Events in Talawanda: 2018

Top Ten Newsworthy Events in Talawanda:  2018

New Superintendent On Aug. 1, 2018 Dr. Ed Theroux took the reins as Talawanda’s new superintendent. In his first few months of office Theroux has brought along some major changes, and he seems to be doing well under all of the pressure. A Brave New Mascot As a community Talawanda chose to get rid of the controversial […]

Studying Techniques for Upcoming Exams

Studying Techniques for Upcoming Exams

Bradyn’s Methods So in all of my two years in high school I’ve caught onto the ways of studying pretty quickly. However, we all  have our own ways in which we study, and they may not apply to you. Therefore, use this as a sort of starting kit to learn about the ways you may […]

“Brighten Somebody’s Holidays by Giving”

“Brighten Somebody’s Holidays by Giving”

OXFORD,OH– Twice a year at Talawanda High School all of the students who are older than 16 have the opportunity to come together to make a community: a community that is willing to give for the needs of others. On Monday, Dec.10 students volunteered to donate their blood.  One person’s donation can save a total […]

Movember

Movember

Update Dec. 12, 2018:  Now that November is over the Movember fundraiser totals are in.  Team MOhio raised $2320 total — the most they’ve raised since becoming involved in the cause in 2012. Movember is an event that some teachers at Talawanda participate in to raise support for prostate, testicular and other cancers. Movember is […]

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine

OXFORD,OH– “ I’m very excited about directing this play since it’s my debut play it really means a lot to me,” said Cate Hudson, Director of Talawanda High School’s fall production of “Almost, Maine.” Once you walk out onto the stage you’ll see strips of black platforms lined with chairs.  In the middle of the […]

First Talawanda Girl’s Cross Country Runner to Make it to State in 30 Years

First Talawanda Girl’s Cross Country Runner to Make it to State in 30 Years

This year the sophomore Maddy Iden made it to the state cross country meet with her time of 19:04.3 in the 5k at the district meet in Troy, Ohio. Maddy felt excited and encouraged to be the first girl in 30 years to make it to state from Talawanda and hoped to break 19:00.00 in […]

The Braves Debate: An Update

The Braves Debate:  An Update

Full disclosure — Jean R. Pateman has an opinion on the Braves mascot issue.  In fact, she was one of the 23 people who spoke about the mascot at the Oct. 8 school board meeting.  She has also already written on this topic (see Home of the Braves?).  This article, however, avoids taking a stance […]

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