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Students celebrate Lunar New Year
Sonya Phillips, Of The Talon staff • January 31, 2023

The Chinese New Year, which is also referred to as the Lunar New Year, marks the beginning of the year based on the Lunar Calendar, as well as the beginning of spring. This year the Chinese new year fell on...

Librarian receives 2022 Cornerstone Award
Madison Springett, Copy Editor • December 21, 2022

The Cornerstone Award is an award given to six staff members in the district per year to honor their hard work and support, this year one of our own is a recipient. Internal communications specialist...

Senior G Schmiedeke reads off the raffle ticket number for a candy and Christmas basket while freshman Jackson Schlacks waits for
the results. Orchestra hosted a holiday dinner concert and raffle to raise money for the program.
Orchestra celebrates holiday season
Audrey DaVault, Layout Editor • December 21, 2022

On Dec. 8, the school’s Orchestra held its second performance, which included a dinner, concert, and auction to raise money for the program. Senior Mira Iyer, who plays the violin, said their first...

Swim team takes 2nd at meet
Taylor Spencer, Editor-in-Chief • January 31, 2023

The girls swim team placed 2nd at the Nancy Brandt Invitational on Jan. 5, with one swimmer breaking...

Two girls play hockey through school, club
Sonya Phillips, Of The Talon staff • December 21, 2022

This 2022-2023 hockey season, two girls will be joining the team, swinging for JV and Varsity. Sophomore...

Falcons topple Oakville 127-55
Taylor Spencer, Editor-In-Chief • December 21, 2022

Girls swim defeated the Oakville Tigers 127-55 at the dual meet at home on Dec. 6. Coach Lucas Benson...

Report all threats to help keep school safe
Taylor Spencer, Editor-In-Chief • December 21, 2022

School shootings have become incredibly prevalent in society. It has become customary to see new shootings and threats on the news. According to Education Week, there have been 47 school shootings that...

Post-break stretch is the ultimate trial
Mary Corkery, News Editor • December 21, 2022

There is something different about walking into school the Monday after winter break. Everything feels sort of new. A new year brings new resolutions and goals, and the holidays bring some people a...

Remain cautious of false info on social media
Taylor Spencer, Editor-In-Chief • November 30, 2022
The Talon urges individuals to remain vigilant when scrolling through social media, doubling checking posts one may see so they do not participate in the spreading of misinformation.