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Nerf Warz 2013

Nerf Warz 2013

Talawanda students say they look forward to this time of year. Not for the typical reasons, such as, Christmas, presents and new years, but for another reason. That reason is Nerf Warz. Nerf Warz is played all across the country, and that tradition is no different at Talawanda. According to the school’s Nerf Warz website, […]

New Club at Talawanda Focuses on Technology

New Club at Talawanda Focuses on Technology

The Talawanda Coding Club had its first meeting on Wednesday, November 13, led by Assistant Principal Chris Rhoton, Jessica Maggard, Talawanda Gifted Coordinator, and Norm Krumpe, Miami University Computer Science Professor. Coding Club is for students interested in learning computer programming, a process where a sequence of instructions is created to enable the computer to […]

Which Mo is Best?

Which Mo is Best?

                Vote on your favorite THS moustache grown during Movember!                                    

Stink Bomb Epidemic

Stink Bomb Epidemic

Is it the sewers, skunks, or stink bombs? According to many Talawanda students, a horrendous smell has been sweeping the hallways on a now-and-then basis. Last year, the high school dealt with many sewage problems that left an unpleasant scent lingering in the hallways. Plumbers worked on the pipes numerous times to solve the issue, […]

Talawanda Hosts New AFS Students

Talawanda Hosts New AFS Students

On Friday, November 22, Talawanda High School hosted 18 additional AFS exchange students for one day. Each new AFS student shadows a student from Talawanda to see what school is like at THS, opposed to their regular school in the Cincinnati area. Paulina Quintana, an AFS student from Chile who attends Walnut Hills high school, […]

MOvember Draws To a Close at Talawanda

MOvember Draws To a Close at Talawanda

‘Tis the season to be burly. Movember is here and Talawanda English teacher Matt Aerni is leading an army of fellow THS teachers and friends into an international battle for mens health awareness, all sporting unique facial hair. Movember is an international organization that stands “to change the face of men’s health” according to their […]

Switch From Coke to Pepsi Products Receives Mixed Reviews

Switch From Coke to Pepsi Products Receives Mixed Reviews

Talawanda High School has recently made a switch from Coke to Pepsi products. The contents of the vending machines, as well as the drinks available at lunch, have raised both positive and negative opinions among THS students and staff. Math teacher Greg Cawein said that he was disappointed with the switch from Coke to Pepsi […]

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, […]