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PRIDE Day 2013

PRIDE Day 2013

On April 15th and 16th, sophomore students of THS respected each others differences as they took a day off from their everyday routine to become more socially connected as a class.   Along with the help of Danielle Mann and Kelly Spivey, Joe O’Flynn committed himself to developing a day to help Talawanda students better understand […]

THS Sadie Hawkins Dance Canceled

THS Sadie Hawkins Dance Canceled

Talawanda had planned on hosting a Sadie Hawkins dance, but due to low ticket sales, the dance was canceled. All the money the Talawanda Key Club planned to raise was being donated to charity to help fund various community projects. A Sadie Hawkins Dance allows the girl to ask a guy to the dance and […]

Setting Stone Coffee House is Approaching

Setting Stone Coffee House is Approaching

On Friday, May 10, at 7:00 p.m., the Setting Stone Coffee House will return for the second time to the new Talawanda High School. “The last one–the first one at the new building–was amazing, and we expect it to be just as positive of an experience this time around, if not better,” Clare Squance, one […]

New Classes at Talawanda Offer a Digital Experience

New Classes at Talawanda Offer a Digital Experience

With today moving quickly towards a new era with advanced technology, THS wants to engage students in what is happening in today’s society and is moving away from what many find as a normal school system. Two new classes are being added to next year’s scheduling, both technology-based and taught by Andy Zimmerman. “This is […]

Play at the Plate

Play at the Plate

One of the most exciting plays in America’s national pastime is the close play collisions at home plate. Baseball has always been one of the more slow and steady games. Rarely ever is there action like that of football and basketball. Home plate collisions give fans a little bit of action relief to sometimes get […]

Teachers Get Pied for Charity

The Talawanda High School and Butler Tech FCCLA Chapter sponsored a “Pie in the Face” event to raise money for the Pennies for Patients campaign. To raise money, boxes were placed around the school with pictures of teachers on them.  Students were encouraged to put money in the boxes of teachers they wanted to see […]

Girls Basketball Team Goes Undefeated

Girls Basketball Team Goes Undefeated

The THS girls varsity basketball team has carried an undefeated record and is currently ranked 2nd in the state. This season, the team has worked together, relying on each other. Junior Megan Richardson is very proud of her team members. “I think our overall goal is to come together as a family and unite as […]

Talawanda Swim Team Wins SWOC

Talawanda Swim Team Wins SWOC

Last weekend the Talawanda Swim team won the SWOC League meet. “I was thrilled,” coach Steve Pasquale said.  “Wilmington has some very talented girls, and so I was nervous about whether our depth would be enough to overcome their talent.  Obviously, I had nothing to worry about.” Pasquale said he was initially worried because of […]

Setting Stone Coffee House Raises Money for Literary Arts Magazine

Setting Stone Coffee House Raises Money for Literary Arts Magazine

The Coffee House is an event where THS students show their talents to an audience in order to raise money for the Setting Stone Liberal Arts Magazine. “The Setting Stone Magazine is mostly poetry, but it has short stories, photography, scanned artwork, pictures of sculptures, all of these things are created by students,” said Clare […]

Local Artist to Design Sculpture with Talawanda Art Students

Local Artist to Design Sculpture with Talawanda Art Students

This week a group of select art students from Talawanda will have the privilege to work with local artist Alysia Fischer to design and construct a new site-specific sculpture for the rotunda here at THS. A project Art teacher Jim McWilliams says he wishes to do every two years.  “I want art to be a […]