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Forge Orchestra’s Symphony and Tea Event Cancelled

Forge Orchestra’s Symphony and Tea Event Cancelled

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

The Symphony and Tea Event at the Stafford Airport that Forge Orchestra and Guitar, along with FCCLA, planned has unfortunately been cancelled due to low ticket sales. All tickets will be refunded. The orchestra's next performance will now be on March 20 at 7 pm in the auditorium.

Molten Art Accepting Submissions Now

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Molten Art is now accepting submissions for their literary magazine at the email: [email protected] Students can email in art, writing (including, but not limited to, short stories, poetry, satire, etc.), or photography to be considered for the book. Submissions are judged by a panel of Molten...

Alex Pawlica On His Shrek Audition

Alex Pawlica On His Shrek Audition

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Student Life

No matter which way you spin it, auditioning for anything is scary, especially when singing is involved. Recently, auditions and callbacks for the school musical, Shrek, took place, leaving students with either success or horror stories. Alex Pawlica (‘20) is one of the many students who auditioned,...

Uphill to Upstate

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Sports

Josh Salinas ('18) recently committed to playing soccer at South Carolina Upstate University. In this video, he discusses why he chose the university. ...

Kicking The Way To College

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Sports

Audra Curtin ('18) talks about her recent commitment to Frostburg State University for soccer as well as her plans for the future.

Top Ten Best DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts

Top Ten Best DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

With Valentines Day right around the corner, everybody wants to get their special someone something special. Personalized and hand-made gifts trump store-bought items any day of the week, so The Talon has compiled a list of ten easy, cheap, DIY gifts that are perfect for Valentine's Day. 1. 52 Th...

Ski Club Trip to Massanutten

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Ski Club will travel to Massanutten on February 17 for a full day of skiing. Students wishing to join Ski Club should talk to Mrs. Hood (in room 424) or president Erin Liebe ('19).

Shakespeare Shows

Grace Mamon, Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Forge Drama presents Shakespeare in an Hour - two shows that will be performed next week in the blackbox theater. Much Ado About Nothing will be showing on May 16 at 7 p.m., and A Midsummer Night's Dream will be showing the following day, May 17 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. ...

New Rick Riordan Books!

New Rick Riordan Books!

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

May 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

Today is the release of two new Rick Riordan books: the newest addition to the "Trials of Apollo" series, The Dark Prophecy; and a new book called Camp Half-Blood Confidential.  In The Dark Prophecy, return to the story of  Lester, the god Apollo banished to earth by his father Zeus, as he fig...

Amaya Montgomery: NYC Drama Trip

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Student Life

Drama traveled to New York City for their annual trip from February 23-25. Amaya Montgomery ('19) attended the trip for the first time this year. She is a student who is relatively new to Forge Drama, and was also the youngest on the trip to be given the opportunity to audition for both the Atlantic...

Broaden Your Lens

Broaden Your Lens

Gaby Christian, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

There are thousands of people who make a living by creating photos in their own unique way with editing and alternating their camera settings. Some of them have the opportunities to work with popular companies and have their photography exposed to more people. NYC-based photographer, Brandon Woelful, ...

2017 Senior Art Showcase

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Student Life

Throughout the last four years, student artists have been creating and developing their portfolios and are ready to show them off. This year’s senior showcase begins tonight with opening festivities going from 4 to 6 in the library. There will be food and drinks to enjoy while guests peruse the art. T...

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