The Talon

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

Ernesto Bowen, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Uncategorized

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under News, Opinion, Top Stories

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...

Updates to Homecoming Schedule

Noel Innocent and Anne Johnakin

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Due to the likely rain storm Friday night, the Colonial Forge Homecoming football game originally scheduled for Friday has been moved to Thursday, October 25. The Spirit Days scheduled for the week remain the same, and the Senior Run and Pep Rally will still take place on Friday....

In Communication: Getting to Know Scott Kizner, Stafford County’s New Superintendent

In Communication: Getting to Know Scott Kizner, Stafford County’s New Superintendent

Aynsleigh Escher, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

“I don’t like to overpromise and underdeliver.” These words have a history of empty promises- the phrase “actions speak louder than words” is the embodiment of that. However, when new Stafford County Superintendent Scott Kizner says that he doesn't like to overpromise and underdeliver...

Art Attacks the Streets of Fredericksburg

Art Attacks the Streets of Fredericksburg

Amanda Lineweaver, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

Belly dancers gyrating, a small boy jamming out on an electric guitar, and an opera singer belting an aria were a few of the many different kinds of people and things that were seen and heard performing on the streets of Downtown Fredericksburg. On Saturday, September 22, approximately 200 artists f...

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