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Art Department Mural: Coming Soon!

Art Department Mural: Coming Soon!

The Talawanda Art Club, led by Jim and Elise McWilliams, is in the process of developing a mural which will be displayed in the art hallway. The mural will be painted on a 6 foot by 10 foot canvas, using acrylic paints. The canvas has been pre-gessoed and has grommets for hanging, McWilliams tell. At […]

New Club Offers Outdoor Experiences

New Club Offers Outdoor Experiences

This year Talawanda welcomes the Outdoor Club as a new place for students to become acquainted with outdoor activities. Outdoor Club provides students with the chance to learn outdoor skills, build friendships and develop valuable life skills such as leadership and responsibility. Juniors Rebecca and Sarah Lockhart are the founders and co-presidents of the club […]

The Love For Leggings Goes On

The Love For Leggings Goes On

Recently, it has been rumored that the popular clothing choice of leggings was going to be banned from Talawanda. Many students said they had overheard teachers and other students mention the possible ban and were highly upset over it. Twitter was exploding with opinions on the so-called “new rule,” mainly by female students who wear […]

Friends of Rachel – What is it?

Friends of Rachel – What is it?

The thought of being in a place where there’s kindness, no judgements and positivity sounds pretty appealing, right? The new club at THS, Friends of Rachel (also known as FOR) is striving for just that. On August 20, Talawanda welcomed a presentation known as “Rachel’s Challenge,” a non-profit, non-religious, non-political organization recognizing Rachel Joy Scott. […]

Andrew Lynn Takes Over as Drama Director

Andrew Lynn Takes Over as Drama Director

Andrew Lynn, a 28 year old with a degree in business administration, is about to get dramatic. Lynn stepped in and took the place of Ryan Steffen as THS drama director for the 2013-14 school year. Steffen, who directed 41 shows at Talawanda, said he felt it was time to step down.  “I needed to […]

Talawanda Student Starts Her Own Charity

Talawanda Student Starts Her Own Charity

The civil war in Syria has inflicted hardship among millions of children who are without homes or basic necessities. Chandler Metcalf, a Junior at Talawanda High School, has created a charity called “Stars for Syria” to help raise money to support the children of Syria. Her charity sells sunglasses, as well as other seasonal handcrafted […]

Talawanda Offers Google Training for Teachers

Talawanda Offers Google Training for Teachers

The future is here with Google Drive and all of it’s perks. Slowly, Talawanda students and faculty are starting to do more of their work through Google Drive and on the Internet, rather than through old-fashioned textbooks. On Wednesday, May 16th, Mr. Jim Vajda held a Google Training session in the media center’s computer lab […]

Images from Setting Stone Coffee House

Images from Setting Stone Coffee House

       

THS Band’s Last Concert of the Year

THS Band’s Last Concert of the Year

This Tuesday, March 14th, the concert band is having it’s final performance of the year as well as the high school’s steel and jazz band. The concert band will be performing four songs; Invocation & African Dance by Matt Conaway and The Seal Lullaby by Eric Whitacre which will be conducted by Richard Gonzales, Sketches […]

Human Rights Speaker Comes to Talawanda

Human Rights Speaker Comes to Talawanda

For the past month Freshman students at Talawanda High School have been focusing on the topic of human rights. On Friday, March 3, 2013 students in Ted Caudill’s world history classes had the opportunity to listen to guest speaker, Adam Stone. Stone, a resident of Dayton, Ohio, works as a human rights lawyer for the […]