The Talon

Painting For Beginners: Part 1

Amanda Lineweaver, Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Painting on a fresh new canvas or starting any project can be very intimidating. It may be overwhelming and difficult to know where to begin. Creating artwork is all about following processes and breaking your work down into steps. It is important to start with the right materials depending on h...

24th Annual Teen Art Show

Amanda Lineweaver, Reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Hung and framed onto the walls in rows, decorating the library theatre, were more than 100 paintings by more than 90 teenagers within the community. The 24th Annual Teen Art Show exhibit occurred the 8th through the 25th at the Fredericksburg library on Caroline street. The piece declared the b...

Do You Even BuJo, Bro?

Do You Even BuJo, Bro?

Anne Johnakin, Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

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...

Art Attacks the Streets of Fredericksburg

Art Attacks the Streets of Fredericksburg

Amanda Lineweaver, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

Belly dancers gyrating, a small boy jamming out on an electric guitar, and an opera singer belting an aria were a few of the many different kinds of people and things that were seen and heard performing on the streets of Downtown Fredericksburg. On Saturday, September 22, approximately 200 artists f...

Senior Art Show

Ava Alferez, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under News

This year's senior art show will be opening on Monday, April 30 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in our school's library. If you would like to come see the artwork, it will continue to be displayed in the library until Friday, May 4th at 1 pm.

Fine Arts Festival

Teresa Eastman, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News

Come celebrate Stafford County’s 42nd annual fine arts festival at Brooke Point High School Saturday, March 24, and Sunday March 25 from 11:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Enjoy more than 5,000 pieces of artwork from elementary to high school as well as over 1,000 students performing in a variety of ensem...

Molten Art Accepting Submissions Now

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Molten Art is now accepting submissions for their literary magazine at the email: [email protected] Students can email in art, writing (including, but not limited to, short stories, poetry, satire, etc.), or photography to be considered for the book. Submissions are judged by a panel of Molten...

Annual Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market Returns

Annual Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market Returns

Grace Mamon

April 26, 2017


Filed under Blogs, News

It’s the time of year again for fresh fruit, vegetables, and other groceries supplied by the annual Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market. Making a trip to Hurkamp Park in Downtown Fredericksburg to purchase produce or just browse among the vendors will definitely be worth the time. The Hurkamp Park loca...

2017 Senior Art Showcase

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Student Life

Throughout the last four years, student artists have been creating and developing their portfolios and are ready to show them off. This year’s senior showcase begins tonight with opening festivities going from 4 to 6 in the library. There will be food and drinks to enjoy while guests peruse the art. T...

Erika Tellez’s Art Takes The Showcase

Erika Tellez’s Art Takes The Showcase

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

April 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Erika Tellez (‘17) has filled the display case with three of her pieces after almost two months of it being empty. Each piece of art was an assignment for her Art IV class. The sunflower and eye works only took her a few class periods, whereas the lips piece took her almost two weeks. “It too...

Breaking News In The Demigod Realm!

Breaking News In The Demigod Realm!

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion

Breaking new hit the realms of Greek and Roman Demigods alike this weekend. Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson/Hero's of Olympus series, and the king of the nerd world announced new official Percy Jackson fan art! Now if you are out there wondering why this is a big deal, it is because it is fi...

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