The Talon

All You Need To Know About the Glow

All You Need To Know About the Glow

Connor Merk, Editor

March 1, 2019

The class officers have been planning the first annual glow dance since the summer, and the event is fast approaching. Senior Class President Erin Liebe ('19) has taken the lead on this dance and has been a part of the planning process. Why did the class officers come up with the glow dance? Liebe: There...

GMU Tour

GMU Tour

Amanda Lineweaver, Reporter

March 1, 2019

South of D.C., in Fairfax County, resides George Mason University. The university was founded as a part of the University of Virginia in 1949, and became an independent institution in 1972. The average price of tuition at the university per year after aid is $19K. George Mason’s campus is stro...

The Coffee Chronicles

The Coffee Chronicles

Anne Johnakin, Emily Imes, Aynsleigh Escher, Editor

February 19, 2019

Overall rating: The drink ordered was an almond milk latte with vanilla syrup. The three of us can’t have dairy, which is why we used almond milk. We chose to drink a vanilla latte because, in the grand scheme of corporate coffee, a very popular drink is the vanilla latte. Rating something people ar...

Learn & Serve Collecting Cans For Canstruction

Learn & Serve Collecting Cans For Canstruction

Connor Merk, Editor

February 6, 2019

Our school has participated in Canstruction for several years. Last year, students from our school built an American flag-themed structure that was completely made out of canned food. The Canstruction event that is occurring in our region this year is February 16 - 17 at the Spotsylvania Mall. C...

Do You Even BuJo, Bro?

Do You Even BuJo, Bro?

Anne Johnakin, Editor

February 4, 2019

Taking social media by storm is a trend called bullet journaling, named for the special bulleting system it uses to keep track of your to-do list. It’s a combination of a planner, to-do list, diary, sketchbook, and much more, created to suite the individual user’s needs. The main tenets of bu...

Students Give Their Thoughts On The Government Shutdown And The Border Wall

Kayliah Kendrix, Reporter

January 11, 2019

"So now my dad has to go into work for free because he works in the Secret Service. For Christmas, I couldn’t get everything I wanted. That was last minute when the government shutdown first started, so I was told I had to wait for stuff, and I still haven’t got it. [Trump]'s so extra. It’s not that big of a deal;...

Chorus Christmas Concert Welcomes Alumni And Staff To The Stage

Chorus Christmas Concert Welcomes Alumni And Staff To The Stage

Sara Michel, Reporter

December 20, 2018

This past Tuesday, the choir program had their annual Christmas concert. The concert began with a combined choir group of the Madrigals, Show Choir, and Chamber singing Carol Bells. Then, the Madrigals sang "Sing, Sing Noelle!" The Ladies Choral sang "Taylor the Latte Boy." Next, the C...

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