The Talon

Test Taking Tips

Test Taking Tips

Tamar, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

With APs coming around the corner, here are some great tips to help you get through crunch time. Before the test… Study thoroughly  Give yourself a pep talk in the mirror. (ex. “I can do this. I'm just going to go into that room, ace this test, then walk out like a boss”) Sleep well. ...

Coffeehouse Clothing Swap

Coffeehouse Clothing Swap

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

The next coffeehouse will be on April 25 at in the library from 6-9 pm. There is free admission for students who bring in formal clothing or jewelry. Donated clothing will go to people who cannot afford formal wear. This event, hosted by SAGE and Molten Art, is essentially a poetry slam on steroids....

The Pancake Breakfast

Tamar, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The Leo Club is selling 5 dollar tickets for a pancake breakfast that will take place on St.Patrick's Day, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go towards the funds for Clara Brown ('19) and Winston Perry’s trip to Honduras. In Honduras, they plan to pave a road to prevent driving...

The Talon’s Travels – The Map

Andrea Grubb, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Talon's Travels

Do life-less, plan-less Fridays leave you bored and craving a night out? Do the hard, stressful Monday mornings make you wish you knew where to go for a good cup of coffee? Do you wish you simply knew a place to go, how to get there, and what it was like? The Talon’s Travels is an interactive map that...

Forge Orchestra’s Symphony and Tea Event Cancelled

Forge Orchestra’s Symphony and Tea Event Cancelled

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

The Symphony and Tea Event at the Stafford Airport that Forge Orchestra and Guitar, along with FCCLA, planned has unfortunately been cancelled due to low ticket sales. All tickets will be refunded. The orchestra's next performance will now be on March 20 at 7 pm in the auditorium.

Cheap Eateries: Five Guys vs. Cook Out

Cheap Eateries: Five Guys vs. Cook Out

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Famous for their burgers and fries, Five Guys dominates the market for a higher-end burger while still being put into the fast food category. However, if you live on the eastern side of the country somewhere between Virginia, Mississippi, and Georgia, you have another option called Cook Out. A Five...

Overnight Oats For The Busy Highschooler

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

We all know the struggle of trying to get to school on time, between getting ready and packing your bag, it’s easy to skip eating breakfast. We’ve all heard countless times how breakfast is the most important meal of the day and how we can’t afford to miss it, etc., but sometimes mornings get craz...

The Oreo Lab

The Oreo Lab

Gaby Christian, Reporter & Photographer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Student Life

Mr. Stauffer's Chemistry classes recently completed an Oreo Lab. They weighed normal Oreos and Double Stuff Oreo and compared their masses.  Then they recorded their results on a worksheet.

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