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Talawanda Marching Band Travels to Indianapolis

Talawanda Marching Band Travels to Indianapolis

The Talawanda High School Marching Band will be attending the Bands of America (BOA) Grand National Championships on Thursday, November 14 at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of Indianapolis’ professional football team, the Colts. Last year the band scored 68.70 points (out of a possible 100) at the 2012 BOA Grand National Championships with their show […]

Issues in the Restrooms

Issues in the Restrooms

Recently, Talawanda’s restrooms have come to the point of utter messiness. Although it is mainly the men’s restrooms that have proven the boys of THS can’t be trusted alone, what the custodians are cleaning up should not have to be dealt with in any place, according to principal Tom York. Since last year, the men’s […]

Tribal Affect: Talawanda Marching Band

Tribal Affect: Talawanda Marching Band

The Talawanda High School Marching Band is in the home stretch of their 2013 season with their show, Tribal Affect. The band will be competing at the MSBA (Mid States Band Association) Finals on November 2 at Mason High School and at the BOA Grand Nationals in Indianapolis on November 14. With 70+ playing members, […]

School Wifi Unblocked to Social Media

School Wifi Unblocked to Social Media

Talawanda recently unblocked internet access to social media websites, blogs, YouTube, retail websites, message boards, and GoogleChat. Jim Vajda, the Information Technology Coordinator for Talawanda, said he proposed the decision to unblock the websites and it was then approved by the District Technology Committee. “It’s legally required by CIPA [Childhood Internet Protection Act] to block […]

2013 Fall Choir Concert

2013 Fall Choir Concert

On Wednesday, October 16th, at 7pm,Talawanda High School hosted it’s annual Fall Choir Concert, in the Talawanda Performing Arts Center. As is tradition, performing in the show was the Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Fermata Nowhere, Show Choir, and Women’s Ensemble. All of the choirs are directed by TJ Pearson, the Talawanda High School choral teacher […]

Trending: Tonight’s Homework

Trending: Tonight’s Homework

There are a million different reasons to use the social network monster known as Twitter. Those with accounts can use it to talk with their friends, rant about their problems, and keep up with their favorite celebrities. Recently, however, a new role for Twitter has emerged; it has become a way for some teachers to […]

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. […]