The Talon

Substitute Workshop For Furloughed Government Workers And The Community On Tuesday, January 22

Connor Merk, Editor

January 18, 2019

The Stafford County Schools Department of Human Resources will be hosting a pop up substitute workshop this Tuesday, January 22. This event is occurring because they are giving this opportunity to all citizens, but also to government employees who have been furloughed due to the government shutdown....

Stafford County Schools Closed On Tuesday January 15

Connor Merk, Editor

January 14, 2019

Schools are closed on Tuesday January 15 due to icy road conditions. 12 month employees report two hours late.

Stafford County Schools Closed On Monday January 14

Connor Merk, Editor

January 13, 2019

Schools are closed on Monday January 14 due to inclement weather. Employees are Code 1.

Students Applying to Notable Schools

Acceptance letter from Washington University

Emily Imes, Reporter

December 20, 2018

In the middle of senior year, students have already sent all of their applications or are still in the process of sending them. Most people have a school that feels like it could be a home to them. For some students, they are very notable schools such as Princeton, Brown and Massachusetts Institute of ...

Thomas Coen: Newest Member on Board of Supervisors

Thomas Coen is being sworn in at Colonial Forge.

Emily Imes, Reporter

December 11, 2018

In January of this year, Mr. Thomas Coen, AP Government teacher, applied for a position on the Board of Supervisors. “When a supervisor resigns, the state has specific procedures that are to be followed. Last January, the Board of Supervisors announced the vacancy. Interested people had a set tim...

Test Taking Tips

Test Taking Tips

Tamar, Reporter

April 26, 2018

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. ...

Confidence in Speaking Up

Confidence in Speaking Up

Ava Alferez, Reporter

March 21, 2018

Lets face it. Speaking up is hard, especially when it's something you don't necessarily want to talk about. As we encounter different things everyday, however, it is important to report any suspicious activity. Here is an outline of things you may need or questions you may have if you are ever faced ...

School On Inauguration Day

Connor Merk, Reporter

January 11, 2017

There will be school on Friday, January 20 which is Inauguration day. This is the link to the 2016-2017 Approved Calendar.

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