The Talon

Life as a Dancer

Life as a Dancer

Melanie Thomas, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Olivia Burton (‘19), the Colonial Forge Dance Team captain, has had a passion for dance since she was one and a half years old. Her dream has always been to make a living in the professional dance world as a backup and Broadway dancer. She works hard toward that dream, spending about 42 hours per week...

Germanna Open House April 14

Connor Merk, Editor

April 2, 2019

Germanna Community College is hosting an open house on Saturday, April 14 from 8:30am to 1pm at the Fredericksburg area campus in Spotsylvania - 1000 Germanna Point Drive, Fredericksburg VA. This event will feature on the spot admission, financial aid help, and visits with faculty, advisors, counselors,...

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 ...

Yearbook Senior Ads

Jack Adams, Reporter

February 15, 2018

Senior Ads are due today, Thursday, Febuary 15. A senior ad allows you to feature yourself in this year's yearbook. Sizing and prizes is as follows: Size Price full $400 1/2 $275 1/4 $150 1/8 $75 Go to this website and follow the in...

Kicking The Way To College

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018

Audra Curtin ('18) talks about her recent commitment to Frostburg State University for soccer as well as her plans for the future.

Military Bound

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018

Football player and Virginia Military Institute commit Ayden Jilson ('18) discusses his plans for the future and the reason he chose VMI over other schools. Jilson also explains his plans for after college.

From Football to the Farming

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018

Football player Will Carroll ('18) recently committed to Old Dominion University to continue his football career and hopefully fulfill his dream of being "self-sufficient." In this video, Carroll discusses why he chose ODU and his plans for the future.

Senior Privilege Revoked: Seniors Must Wait Until 2:15

Connor Merk, Reporter

February 1, 2018

The administration announced during the senior assembly that seniors will no longer be given the privilege to be dismissed directly after the afternoon announcements and they must wait until 2:15. This new policy becomes into effect today. According to the administration, the reason that this privilege...

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