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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 […]

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 […]