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Dear Editors: School Start Time

Dear Editors:  School Start Time

School start time has become the focus of national attention with pre and post research on Seattle high school students released from the University of Washington and the Salk Institute of Biological Studies showing a median increase of 34 minutes of sleep each night for Seattle students as well as a 4.5% increase in median grades […]

Mascot Musings

Mascot Musings

As a student I’ve been a Panther.  A Bobcat. A Redhawk. As a kid swimming for my local YMCA I was a Dragonfly.  As a baseball benchmom I’ve been every little league team name you can think of.  As a teacher I’ve been a Hornet. A Middie. A Brave. As a fan I’ve cheered for […]

Young People Encouraged to Do Their Part in Elections

Young People Encouraged to Do Their Part in Elections

The United States midterm elections are set to take place on Nov. 6, this coming Tuesday. Across the country, ad campaigns for federal, local, and state offices are being shown in all types of media, encouraging eligible voters to attend voting stations in their area and exercise their democratic right as U.S. citizens. Perhaps more […]

Trick-or-Treating: How Old is Too Old?

Trick-or-Treating: How Old is Too Old?

Most of us have those childhood memories of dressing up for school Halloween parties and going around the neighborhood with our friends to gather as much sugar as possible, then proceeding to take advantage of our eight-year-old metabolisms. But we’re older now, and sadly, it isn’t quite socially acceptable for us to participate in the […]

Does News Affect Teens?

Does News Affect Teens?

OXFORD OHIO — Being a teenager is one of the weirdest ages people go through – you’re treated like a child, but expected to act like and adult. You gain some rights, such as driving and in a few more years voting, but still lack others, such as drinking. And when you lack some of […]

Pep Rallies: Do They Raise Spirits?

Pep Rallies: Do They Raise Spirits?

The school’s fight song. Announcing the Fall sports teams. Cheering. Donuts?  The first pep rally of 2018-19 was on Sept. 7, and yes donuts were involved. There was a donut relay race where two participants from each sport competed. The relay teams had to: eat a donut with no hands, spin around in a circle […]

No Hoco Bro

No Hoco Bro

With Homecoming coming up, we can count on seeing “Hoco Proposals” all over our socials. However there is another side to these proposals: the response. Those that are stuck in an uncomfortable situation can feel overwhelmed and not know how to respond. In general, make sure that the person you are asking feels comfortable with […]

THS Graduates and Seniors Give Freshmen Advice

THS Graduates and Seniors Give Freshmen Advice

Talawanda’s Unwritten Rule Book

Talawanda’s Unwritten Rule Book

Think of a time when you were in school and encountered the actions of another student that baffled you, perhaps with disgust or shock. When it wasn’t necessarily an offensive or disrespectful behavior, but was certainly still condemnable for the sake of society. Most every high school student has witnessed the unnecessary slow-walkers, rotunda PDA, […]

HBO’s “Westworld” Creates Moral Divide Among Television Fans / Living Without Limits: Not Always The Best

HBO’s “Westworld” Creates Moral Divide Among Television Fans / Living Without Limits: Not Always The Best

For their Journalism Final Exam students wrote two pieces, one objective and one commentary, related to the theme of “technology.”  K.E. FISHER tackled HBO’s sci-fi series “Westworld.” HBO’s “Westworld” Creates Moral Divide Among Television Fans By K.E. FISHER In October of 2016, HBO premiered the science-fiction thriller series “Westworld.” The plotline focuses on the strange […]

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