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Club highlights
Club highlights
Suham Alhamad, Emery Gregston, and Abby Glenn April 3, 2024

Job fair provides opportunity to students
Skylar Holtgrewe, News Editor • April 17, 2024

Thirty-five employers set up shop in the main gym on April 10. Business teacher Laurie Phillip coordinated with all the companies involved in the event. Phillip said she was hoping to make students...

Seniors receive Glory of Missouri award
Johanna Kruyne, of Talon Staff • April 3, 2024

The Glory of Missouri Award highlights fourteen high school seniors who represent the values of Missouri. Students are nominated by teachers and then decided collectively by staff. The 14 Rockwood Summit...

Before their competition, the cheerleading team pose near the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The Falcons competed at their first-ever National competition on Feb. 10.
Cheer takes on Nationals for the first time
Brice Davis, Of The Talon staff • April 3, 2024

On Feb. 8, the cheer team went to Nationals for the first time in program history. The team went to Disney...

While running through the winter guard routine, freshman Georgia Teller dances to “California” by Chappell Roan at practice on March 14. The guard won first place at their competition at Edwardsville High School on March 2.
Winter guard takes first place
Emery Gregston, Of The Talon staff • April 3, 2024

The Winter Guard performed their show ‘Missing the Seasons’ at Edwardsville High School on Mar 2....

Jumping for the ball, senior Zoran Sabbert (9) heads the ball away from goal. Helping Landin Hoyle (6) watch juniors Hussein Mwuanue (7) and Esube Byoke (10) as the ball is headed away.
Soccer takes home third place in state final four
Kamryn Samlalsingh, Sports Editor • February 2, 2024

On Nov. 17 the varsity boys soccer team competed in the Class 3 State Final Four tournament for the first...

Social media has lasting impacts on teens
Madison Springett, Editor-in-Chief • April 3, 2024

Social media has grown increasingly popular over the years. While this popularity has grown, it has led to some negative effects. Social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram, can impact many lives...

A look into the hair bow renaissance
Mary Corkery, News Editor • March 31, 2024

While so many trends cycle in and out of fashion, one specific item has recently taken the world by storm: bows. In everyday look, it has become more and more common to tie off your braid with a strand...