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Forge Swim Falls to Riverbend

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 10, 2019

Both the Boys and Girls Swim teams were defeated by the Riverbend Bears on Tuesday night at the Jeff Rouse Center. Riverbend, one of the most consistent swim powerhouses in the region, has routinely been an Achilles heel of every other Swim program across the Commonwealth District. A year ago, the Fo...

Home Game VS Massaponax

Home Game VS Massaponax

Brianan Chubb, Reporter

January 9, 2019

Colonial Forge Boys Varsity basketball lost 64-73 to Massaponax on Friday, January 4. Massaponax’s cheerleaders were not present for the game, but Forge's green team cheerleaders cheered on our team through the whole game.

Forge Swim Back in Action

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 9, 2019

The Varsity Swim team officially returned to the pool last Friday at the Jeff Rouse Center. The Eagles took on rival Stafford High in the second official meet of the 2018-19 season. The Girls team came away with a 160-126 win while the Boys fell to the Indians 168-118. Following a successful inte...

The Girls Basketball Team Faces St. Joseph High School in Maryland

Ernesto Bowen, Reporter

December 14, 2018

The Girls basketball team will take on “St.Joseph High School”, one of the best teams on the East Coast, in Maryland on Saturday. Cameron Downs (‘20), the 2017 player of the year,will lead the Eagles. St. Joseph is a team out of Brooklyn, New York. They are a pretty talented team with speed and size, an...

Leo Club Pancake Breakfast on December 15

Connor Merk, Editor

December 14, 2018

The Leo Club is hosting a pancake breakfast this Saturday from 9am to 12pm. The event includes a buffet breakfast, raffle baskets, live music, and a Santa and Mrs. Claus. The entrance fee is $5, but the event is free for children under 8.  

Track Places Third in Hampton

Noel Innocent, Reporter

December 14, 2018

The Colonial Forge Track Team placed third at the Real Deal High School Classic meet, held at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton on December 7. Makenzie Watkins ('19) won first place in 3200 with a time of 11:51.50. Makala Purifoy ('20) won second place in high jump for a height of 5'2. Paityn...

Orchestra Concert Has Been Rescheduled

Anne Johnakin, Editor

December 11, 2018

Due to the snow days, the Orchestra and Guitar concert originally scheduled for December 11 had been moved to Tuesday January 8 at 7:30 pm. Muscians will be expected to report at 6:30 pm. This winter concert will include selections of Christmas music as well as classical pieces, such as Schubert's...

Dates for the Required Safe Driving Meeting for Students and Parents

Connor Merk, Editor

December 4, 2018

If a student plans to take Behind the Wheel through Stafford Schools, the parent and student must attend one of the meetings listed below. All meetings begin at 7:00 pm SHS December 17, 2018 CFHS January 14, 2019 MVHS February 4, 2019 BPHS March 6, 2019 NSHS April 9, 2019 SHS May...

Humans of Forge

Humans of Forge

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 30, 2018

You’ve probably heard of Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York, but what about Humans of Forge? As the Talon, we will be publishing pictures and miniature stories on the Instagram @thehumansofforge to try and tell you more about Colonial Forge, one student and story at a time. You may see...

PTO Will Host Holiday Bingo on December 6

Connor Merk, Reporter

November 30, 2018

The PTO will host Holiday Bingo and a Vendor Fair on Thursday, December 6 in the cafeteria. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the event will begin at 6:30 pm. The event will include gift card winnings, raffle baskets, a 50/50 raffle, and door prizes. Packets are $20 at the door, but $15 if you reserve...

VHSL Realignment Decisions leave Prince William Upset

VHSL Realignment Decisions leave Prince William Upset

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

November 8, 2018

Colonial Forge, Massaponax, and Riverbend will move from VHSL Region 6A to 6B following an appeal to the VHSL Executive Committee. “The [region] that VHSL put us in was Riverbend High School, Massaponax High School, schools all the way down in Chesterfield County Schools, down in the beach, and th...

2018 Midterm Elections: Predictions from Connor and Aynsleigh

2018 Midterm Elections: Predictions from Connor and Aynsleigh

November 6, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections could be the most consequential election in our lifetime. The possibility of the Democratic Party retaking the House of Representatives and/or the Senate could have a significant effect on the rest of President Trump’s term. Historically, the party that is the opposite...

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