The Talon

The Round Table Ep. 3: The Gun Show

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, News, Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

In the third episode of The Round Table, The Talon's debate podcast, Jack Adams facilitates a debate between Trevor Celata and Zach Farr regarding gun control in the wake of recent school shootings. ...

Forge Orchestra Brings Home a Superior

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Forge Orchestra’s Chamber Sinfonia, the highest level orchestra, received a superior score from their assessment on March 29. They preformed the songs Chorale No. 8, Minotaur, and Academic Festival Overture. In addition, they were graded on sight-reading. The songs were judged based on many criteria,...

The National Cherry Blossom Festival

Jack Adams, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival held in Washington D.C. will be going on March 17 through April 15. There will be blooming cruises to witness the beautiful trees and activities, art galleries, kite flying, food, music, and more. For more information on the Cherry Blossom Festival click here.  ...

Administration Announces New Rules With Entrances

Connor Merk, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under News

The Forge administration has announced new rules for students, citing safety concerns. All students must use only three entrances to the school in the morning and the afternoon. Students from the student parking lot have to use the student entrance on the parking lot side, car riders need to use the...

Model UN Officers For 2018-2019 School Year

Savannah Mitchell, Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under News

The Model UN  held their vote for the 2018-2019 school year on March 14th. Erin McCluskey (19) was voted president, and Amrutha Obbineni  (19) was voted vice president. Additional members voted in include Connor Merk (19) as secretary, Sarina Heron (19) as treasurer, and Jarrett Holmes (19) as historian.

Spanish Honor Society Meeting Canceled

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

Due to the impending weather, the meeting scheduled for 3/20 has been canceled. Students should go home right after school. There has been no information yet on a make-up day.    

Orchestra Concert Rescheduled

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

The orchestra concert originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 20, was rescheduled for Thursday, March 22, at 7 pm due to weather. This concert is the pre-assessment concert and will showcase all the songs ensembles will play at the competition. It will be shorter than the other concerts planned throughout...

DARE Program Fundraiser at Family Pizzeria Cancelled

Connor Merk, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

The DARE Pizza Night at Family Pizzeria on Tuesday, March 20 is canceled due to expected inclement weather. Organizers will reschedule the event at a later date.

Lacrosse Victorious in Season Openers

Patrick Strong, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

The Varsity Girls and Boys Lacrosse teams each came away with victories in their season openers against Riverbend on Monday night. The Girls defeated the Bears 8-7 and were led by Kadence Stanton’s (‘19) hat trick and Kayla Nealis’s (‘18) additional two goals. The Boys took their win b...

Confidence in Speaking Up

Confidence in Speaking Up

Ava Alferez, Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Lets face it. Speaking up is hard, especially when it's something you don't necessarily want to talk about. As we encounter different things everyday, however, it is important to report any suspicious activity. Here is an outline of things you may need or questions you may have if you are ever faced ...

DIY The Perfect Storm

Hannah Feeken, Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

With the marvelous threat of snow stirring all those, young and old, in the vicinity of Stafford County, all are willing to partake in whatever is needed to receive the snowstorm Stafford has been waiting for. There are many ritual that can be performed to encourage snowfall. Follow any of these top...

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