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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 […]

Nerf Warz 2013

Nerf Warz 2013

What event comes around once a year, allows students to form teams and create a full-fledged war against each other? Nerf Warz. Nerf Warz (as it is spelled on its Facebook page) is an annual event that Talawanda students have put on for many years. It began on January 1st this year, and it will […]

Talawanda Teachers Provide Musical Interlude Between Exams

Talawanda Teachers Provide Musical Interlude Between Exams

During the final week before Winter break, students gathered in the rotunda between exams to listen to some of their teachers sing and play guitar to some classic songs. “We thought it would be a good way to get students’ minds off of exams for a bit and just have fun,” said science teacher Ben […]

Working Against Discrimination

Working Against Discrimination

The Gay-Straight Alliance, a new group at Talawanda High School, is working toward a better understanding of diversity at school and in the Oxford community. Juniors Austin Clark and Audrey Macneil founded the club, saying that it began with very little interests for themselves. “We started for signatures last semester, and it basically went from […]

Talawanda Tribune Goes Digital

Talawanda Tribune Goes Digital

  The Talawanda Tribune, Talawanda’s cherished news source, has embraced change and integrated technology. On April 5th, 2012, the domain name www.talawandatribune.org went live, ushering in a brighter outlook for the future of the newspaper. “In light of print media transforming into digital media, it seems relevant that the Tribune made an online news source for […]

Fermata…Somewhere?

Fermata…Somewhere?

Raps, beat boxing and rhythms. No, this is not a Kayne West video. This is Talawanda High School’s a cappella choir, Fermata Nowhere. This 3-year-old choir is nothing but original. Mr. Pearson’s idea for this kind of choir came from experience as a director, and from wanting the very best for his very capable students. […]

Brick Replacement Rumor Debunked

Brick Replacement Rumor Debunked

Every year the members of the Oxford Street Department remove and replace each brick covering High Street.  According to an Oxford Press photo gallery caption, a rumor was posted stating that this year the bricks will be removed permanently and replaced with asphalt. “The road is falling apart and the concrete underneath is completely deteriorated,” […]