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Coffeehouse Clothing Swap

Coffeehouse Clothing Swap

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

The next coffeehouse will be on April 25 at in the library from 6-9 pm. There is free admission for students who bring in formal clothing or jewelry. Donated clothing will go to people who cannot afford formal wear. This event, hosted by SAGE and Molten Art, is essentially a poetry slam on steroids....

Toiletries Collection for Spanish Honor Society

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Members of NSHS are required to bring toiletries to room 106 before or to the next meeting on April 17. Examples of acceptable items include, but are not limited to toothbrushes, deodorant, and soap.

Class Office Elections

Ava Alferez, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

For anyone interested in running for junior class office, senior class office, or SCA, there will be a meeting explaining all the information needed this Thursday, the 19th, in room 207.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Keenan or Mrs. Barber.

Game Postponements for 4/16

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

All sports games for April 16, 2018 have been postponed to later dates. Boys Varsity Soccer will practice in the gym from 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. followed by Girls Varsity Lacrosse from 4:00 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Game reschedule dates are as follows: Softball vs. Brooke Point: 4/18 Boys & Girls Lacrosse v...

Marching Band Spring Trip!

Ava Alferez, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

This year, marching band will be going on their spring trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. They will leave on Wednesday night, the 18th, and arrive back Sunday morning on the 22nd. On their trip, they will compete in the Smokey Mountain Music Festival (for more information click here), go to Dollywood, and hike the ...

Stars in Science and Stem Showcase

Kayliah Hunt-Kendrix, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

On April 12, 6:00-8:00 pm, H.H Poole Middle School will be hosting the The 8th Annual Stafford County Public Schools Stars in Science and Stem Showcase. The showcase will celebrate the students who did an outstanding job at this year's Piedmont Regional Science Fair. The event will honor partic...

Varsity Softball Earns Tough Road Win

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

Girls Varsity Softball took down the Fauquier Falcons Wednesday night by a score of 3-0. Megan Schaefer (‘11) drove in two runs and Kyleigh Tierney (‘12) added another as the Eagles avenged an early season loss to the Falcons. Kayla Stephenson (‘10) led the way on the mound striking out eig...

Forge Signing Day

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

Wednesday was a major signing day for Colonial Forge athletes in a number of different sports Congratulations to all 14 Eagle Seniors who made their future colleges plans official.   Cole Henson Swimming Roanoke College (NCAA Div. 3)   Johnnie Walker Track VMI (NCAA Div. 1...

Volleyball Information Meeting

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

There will be a volleyball information meeting on April 17th at  6:30 p.m. in the library. The meeting will introduce the new coach and give information about the upcoming season. Any interested players and parents should attend.

Young Republicans Soak Up DC

Young Republicans Soak Up DC

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The Young Republicans took a trip to Washington D.C. over Spring Break to visit some of the nation's most famous historical landmarks on, and around, the Mall. They started the day by walking to the White House to take pictures.   Next, they went on over to the Washington Monument and follo...

DARE Program Fundraiser at Family Pizzeria Rescheduled

Connor Merk, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The DARE Pizza Night at Family Pizzeria has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 17. The event begins at 4 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. $4 of each sale will be donated to the Stafford County DARE Program. The Pizzeria is located at 1924 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford, Virginia 22554   ...

If You See Something, Say Something: How to Submit Tips

If You See Something, Say Something: How to Submit Tips

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Every year during class assemblies, Mr. Daniel famously says that school’s number one job is to keep us safe. However, it’s not just teachers and administrators who can do this. Students have a responsibility to maintain Forge’s safety as well. This task isn’t always easily accomplished, though, because ma...

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