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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 […]

Talawanda Students Win Medal for Genetic Barcoding Project

Talawanda Students Win Medal for Genetic Barcoding Project

Recently, through Butler Tech, Talawanda students Dillon Lubbers and Nathan Nelson won 1st place in the Science division of a SkillsUSA state competition for their genetics project, “DNA Barcoding 101– Identifying our Fall Flora.” “The way it works is, there’s a decline in bioinformatics that’s not keeping up with newly discovered species,” Nelson said, explaining […]

THS Offers Ballroom Dance Lessons

THS Offers Ballroom Dance Lessons

On Wednesday, May 1, and Friday, May 3, Talawanda High School offered free ballroom dance lessons after school. The lessons were held in the upper gym, and the instructor was dance professor, and former stunt double for the red power ranger, Michael Scoggins. The idea was presented by senior Taft Marsh. “I always go to […]

Talawanda’s Prom Court

The Lights Turn Off at THS

The Lights Turn Off at THS

On April 29, during second period, Talawanda High school was cloaked in darkness as the power station on Nichols road suffered from technical difficulties, leaving the high school and the surrounding area without power. The problem was resolved within 15-20 minutes and the side effects were minimal.  Following the return of power, lights were powering […]

French Class Takes a Trip to Jungle Jims

French Class Takes a Trip to Jungle Jims

On Tuesday, April 23, multiple classes from French II and French III took a trip to Jungle Jim’s to learn more about food from francophone countries, 71 students in all. Originally a small produce stand in Fairfield, Ohio this International Market rapidly expanded to a more-than 300,000 square foot landmark. “It gives the opportunity for […]

Principal Tom York Makes it Through His First Year at THS

Principal Tom York Makes it Through His First Year at THS

Many people only know Tom York as the THS principal, but he is much more than that.  He is a man of many achievements who has owned around 70 cars over the years which he fixes and races for fun. “I have a couple of old cars and I’m working on one right now that […]

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 […]