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A Ranking of Anne’s Favourite Christmas Movies

Anne Johnakin, Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

It’s A Wonderful Life Frozen While You Were Sleeping A Christmas Prince 12 Dates of Christmas   It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) This movie is a classic, for good reason. It tells the story of the life of George Bailey, a man living in the quiet town of  Bedford Falls. Growing up, he h...

Missed the Fall Play? Here’s your recap!

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

CFHS presented the Drama Department's Fall production of Once Upon A Bride There Was a Forest from November 8th to November 10th, and was directed by Deborah Hansen and Marcus Salley. The play was centered around a girl named Josie, who is soon to be married and wants to find her estranged father in...

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...

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...

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. ...

Meet Connor Merk: Young Republicans President

Meet Connor Merk: Young Republicans President

Gaby Christian, Photography Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Student Life

“I am honored to be president of Young Republicans because it gives me the opportunity to share my passion of politics with others,” Connor Merk (‘19) says. Connor Merk is the president of Colonial Forge’s Young Republicans club. He was voted president this year after being a part of the club ...

The Race

Gaby Christian, Photography Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Since the start of the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump has gotten a wide range of reactions: some positive and some negative. At Colonial Forge, we have a fair mix of students from each side. The Talon created a survey to get specific opinions from our students. Sara Boyd (‘18) had concerns about Trump...

Suggested Reading: Female-Driven Fantasy

Suggested Reading: Female-Driven Fantasy

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

April 6, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion

Let's be honest: picking out new books to read is a great experience but it can also be really complicated. Going to the book store and seeing all of the pages and covers can be a bit of an adrenaline rush for all the book lovers out there. Sometimes you find the perfect book right away, and others times...

Alex G – “Bobby” Track Review

Alex G – “Bobby” Track Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Editor in Chief

March 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

As it so wearily happens every morning, I woke up. The sun had passed me by, coming up the sides of the distant mountains before I could soak myself in night’s last vestiges; in other words, I purposefully woke up late. Fog rolled over the bluish-green mist on Irish foothills. Remnants of last nig...

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