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Gone Traveling

Gone Traveling

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

From the beaches of the East Coast to the grasslands of the Midwest, and from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast, the United States has some of the most diverse geography in the world. This summer, Bryant Ricks (‘18) experienced the majority of it in a cross country road trip with three of...

Oh Shoot, It’s Hunting Season

Jack Adams, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Student Life

According to the National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated recreation, there are 326 thousand Virginia residents who go hunting every year. Austin Mitchell (‘20), is one of 326 thousand that participates in hunting activities. Hunting is his sport, his hobby, his social life, and sometimes ...

Rocking The River: Riverfest

Teresa Eastman, Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Friends of the Rappahannock held their 27th annual Riverfest on Saturday, September 16th at Farley Vale Farm. Riverfest is an all-you-can eat crab feast to celebrate the beauty of the Rappahannock River. It features Blue Crabs, baby-back ribs, rotisserie chicken, open bar, live music performances and exciti...

Write On! Colonial Forge Writing Center Opens

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Colonial Forge's Writing Center is now open! Peer tutors at the Writing Center are available to help students on any writing assignment every Wednesday after school from 2:25 pm to 3:00 pm and Monday-Thursday y-day lunches in room 303. Appointments can be made ahead of time in room 303, but walk-ins...

Colonial Forge Spirit Week

Colonial Forge Spirit Week

Savannah Mitchell, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

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Upcoming Band Concert on October 17

Connor Merk, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The Fall Band Concert will be on October 17th at 7 p.m. This concert will include performances by Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band. Come sit down, relax, and enjoy a night of music played by these talented Forge bands.

FCA Saves The Day

Aynsleigh Escher, Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

A school-wide charity is being held by FCA, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, to assist those affected by the recent hurricanes, Harvey, Irma, and Jose. “The drive ends on the 29th, and on the following Monday we’ll pack everything up and deliver it to the red cross,” Mr. Thomas Coen, one...

Try The Talon Tailgate

Kayliah Hunt-Kendrix, Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

The 4th annual Talon Tailgate will be held at Colonial Forge in the teachers parking lot on Friday, September 22nd. It will begin at 5:00 P.M. and end at 7:00 P.M., before the football game. The color splash will take place from 6:15 P.M. to 6:30 P.M., so make sure to wear white if you would like to...

Meet Cameron Brown

Meet Cameron Brown

Gaby Christian, Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Forge Photographers, Student Life

Meet Cameron Brown, a senior at Forge who hopes to capture the beauty in the world. Talon: When did you first realize you liked photography? Cameron Brown: “I've always loved photography. I got my first camera for my ninth birthday, which is when I really started to develop a passion for it.” T: How does taki...

Meet Julia Weaver

Meet Julia Weaver

Gaby Christian, Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under Forge Photographers, Student Life

  Meet Julia Weaver, Forge senior and portrait and senior photographer who started her own photography business during her sophomore year. Talon: When did you start your business? When did you start it? Why did you start it? Julia Weaver: “[I started my business in] 2015 during my sophomore year...

Duo Has Creative Twist On Adopt-A-Senior Day

Duo Has Creative Twist On Adopt-A-Senior Day

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

Around the school, it becomes a competition to see who can think of the most creative Adopt-A-Senior costume. Seniors wore everything from over-sized diapers to duck costumes as the underclassmen paraded their seniors around the hallway, making them perform any stunt they could think of. Although se...

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