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Orchestra and Guitar’s Spring Dinner and Concert

Orchestra and Guitar’s Spring Dinner and Concert

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Orchestra and Guitar will perform their pops concert May 15 at 5. Dinner in the cafeteria will precede the concert. Tickets are 25 dollars at the door. The dinner will be catered by Shane's Rib Shack, and will include pork or chicken barbecue, green beans, mac and cheese, a drink, and dessert. Guitar...

Parking Lot Enforcement Becoming Stricter

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under News

Students should be aware that parking lot rules are being enforced now more than ever. Vehicles that are not supposed to be parked in the lot will be given one warning before being towed. As well as getting a car towed, students who violate the rules may face other disciplinary actions. In order to...

Interested in National Business Honor Society ?

Ava Alferez, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

If you are an upcoming junior or senior and interested in joining the National Business Honor Society, applicant packets are now available. Main requirements include being a junior or senior, haven taken, or currently enrolled in, at least 3 business courses, having a 3.5 or above GPA in them, and...

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day

Jack Adams, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News

April 30th was International Jazz Day, a day where all around the world people come together to celebrate the roots and rhythms of one of the most loved genre's of music. Jazz has been around for over a century, finding its roots in West African culture and African-American music traditions mixed with t...

Shrek The Musical

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Shrek performances are on April 26th at 7 p.m, 27th at 7 p.m, and 29th at 2 p.m and 7 p.m. Tickets are being sold for 8 dollars during lunch blocks and will be 10 dollars at the door.

Senior Art Show

Ava Alferez, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under News

This year's senior art show will be opening on Monday, April 30 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in our school's library. If you would like to come see the artwork, it will continue to be displayed in the library until Friday, May 4th at 1 pm.

Test Taking Tips

Test Taking Tips

Tamar, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

With APs coming around the corner, here are some great tips to help you get through crunch time. Before the test… Study thoroughly  Give yourself a pep talk in the mirror. (ex. “I can do this. I'm just going to go into that room, ace this test, then walk out like a boss”) Sleep well. ...

Dance Team Tryouts on April 30

Teresa Eastman, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Come try out for the dance team! Dance Team Tryouts will be held on April 30 from 3:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. in the Gymnasium.

Forge Broadway Playbill

Kayliah Kendrix, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Chorus' final concert will be the annual Pops Concert on May 24th. The Broadway theme concert will include a Playbill that will be handed to everyone entering the auditorium. The Playbill will included several pages on the performance including a section that will highlight the seniors and Shout Outs. ...

Volleyball Conditioning Begins on April 24

Connor Merk, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Conditioning for the Volleyball team will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. beginning on April 24. You must have a current VHSL physical form on file with the Athletics Department to be able to participate.

National High-Five Day

National High-Five Day

Jack Adams, Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life, Video

April 19th is National High-Five Day, and in honor of this National day here is a guide for the perfect high five. Step 1 Find an enthusiastic partner. Step 2 Obtain good posture. Poor posture results in a weak high five and a bad look. Step 3 Pump excitement and happiness through you and your partn...

Soccer Teams Play in OT Thrillers vs North

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

Both Varsity Soccer teams played in thrilling overtime games Tuesday night against North Stafford, with the Girls game ending in a 0-0 draw, and the Boys game ending in a 2-1 double OT victory for the Eagles. The Girls game was a slug fest throughout as Forge entered AJ Slye Stadium with a chip on...

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