The Talon

The Student News Site of Rockwood Summit High School

The Talon

The Talon

Not horsing around
Rahma Abud, Feature Editor • October 31, 2022

At a young age senior Maddie Young was introduced to horseback riding after seeing her grandfather work with horses. “I started riding when I was 7 years old and my grandpa inspired me. He was always...


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Homecoming festivities
Madison Springett, Copy Editor • October 31, 2022

Recognizing Breast Cancer Awarness Month
Audrey DaVault, Layout Editor • October 31, 2022

The month of October is dedicated to spreading awareness about Breast Cancer. There are four different stages of this disease. With each stage, there are multiple treatments, including surgery, chemotherapy,...

Falcons topple Longhorns
Mary Corkery, News Editor • November 1, 2022

With a score of 5-1, the soccer team beat the Longhorns at Parkway West on October 18. Soccer Coach...

026 army: how it began
Matia Puljic, Sports Editor • October 31, 2022

Looking out at athletic events, students can see screaming fans among a sea of orange. The color has...

Falcons defeat Lindbergh
Matia Puljic, Sports Editor • October 31, 2022

Defeating the Lindbergh Flyers 2-1, the Falcons end their regular season with a win, finishing their...

Yes, you will use this in the real world
Mary Corkery, News Editor • October 31, 2022

Each subject has its own unique characteristics, but they all seem to be plagued by at least one kid who will groan at the end of class and ask “When will we ever use this in the real world?” They...

District removes six titles due to new law
Taylor Spencer, Editor-In-Chief • October 31, 2022

Rockwood School District has removed 22 books, the most of any school district in the Missouri area, in response to the passing of a new Missouri law. Missouri Senate Bill 775 went into effect on Aug....