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District partners with St. Louis Mosaic Project
Mary Corkery, News Editor • October 25, 2023

The Rockwood School District recently became an ambassador for the St. Louis Mosaic Project, which aims to create a more culturally diverse and aware community. The project, which launched ten years ago,...

Tugging at the rope seniors Tyler Metz, Sam Vu, and Elijah Stevens tied against the juniors in a game of tug of war. The game took place in the Athletic Field House in the 2023 Homecoming pep rally on Oct. 6.
Rockwood brings Prop. 3 to the ballot
Mary Corkery, News Editor • October 25, 2023 The Rockwood School District is calling community members to vote on Proposition 3 and approve a levy transfer on November 7. Currently, the district has...

PSAT makes switch to digital format
Sonya Phillips, Business Manager • October 25, 2023

This year sophomores and juniors who are taking the PSAT will be switching over to a digital test over the paper test taken in previous years. This was a decision made by College Board, who are attempting...

In a battle for the ball, junior Caleigh ONeill lunges to steal the ball from Madeline St John of Oakville. The team beat Oakville 2-0 on Oct. 18.
Field hockey takes down Oakville Tigers 2-0
Mary Corkery, News Editor • October 25, 2023

The field hockey team shut out the Oakville Tigers with a 2-0 win on October 18. The game was a first...

In the air, senior Erica Vogel spikes the ball after a set from senior Mary Potteiger. After defeating Mehlville, the Falcons pummeled Windsor 17-23-21 on Oct. 21 at Semis after beating Visitation Academy 22-12-1 on Oct. 18. The Falcons will go on to the Championships on Oct. 24
Falcons knock down Mehlville, go on to defeat Viz
Kamryn Samlalsingh, Sports Editor • October 25, 2023

The girls varsity volleyball team crushed Mehlville 3-0 on Oct. 10. According to head coach Courtney...

As he hypes up the student section, freshman Sam Hill cheers with his teammates. The Homecoming Pep Rally took place on Oct. 6 in the Athletic Fieldhouse.
Male representation in cheer
Lily Maginn, Features Editor • October 25, 2023

For the first time since 2017, a male cheerleader has joined the squad. Freshman Sam Hill said he was...

Participation and engagement in schools
Madison Springett, Editor-in-Chief • October 25, 2023

In the past few years, there has been a significant lack of in-class participation within students. Environmental factors, teaching style and lack of motivation are all things that can have an effect on...

Creating your own path through high school
Abby Glenn, of the Talon staff • October 25, 2023

Everyone has ‘footsteps’ that they follow throughout high school. Whether it’s from your parents or siblings or a loved one, we all have something that we ‘need to imitate’, but why? And are...

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