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Meet Cameron Brown

Meet Cameron Brown

Gaby Christian, Reporter

May 31, 2017

Meet Cameron Brown, a senior at Forge who hopes to capture the beauty in the world. Talon: When did you first realize you liked photography? Cameron Brown: “I've always loved photography. I got my first camera for my ninth birthday, which is when I really started to develop a passion for it.” T: How does taki...

Meet Julia Weaver

Meet Julia Weaver

Gaby Christian, Reporter

May 12, 2017

  Meet Julia Weaver, Forge senior and portrait and senior photographer who started her own photography business during her sophomore year. Talon: When did you start your business? When did you start it? Why did you start it? Julia Weaver: “[I started my business in] 2015 during my sophomore year...

Meet John Paul Eastman

Meet John Paul Eastman

Gaby Christian, Reporter

May 2, 2017

Meet John Paul Eastman, a freshman at Forge who creates videos and takes photos to create his own story and see things from a new perspective. Talon: How did you get into video making and photography? John Paul Eastman: “It all started out when I found a YouTuber that made videos that were so coo...

Meet Miranda Fleck

Meet Miranda Fleck

Gaby Christian, Reporter

April 13, 2017

Meet Miranda Fleck, a junior at Forge who was inspired to start taking photos after seeing a photography exhibit in a museum.  Talon: When did you first realize you liked photography? Miranda Fleck: “I first realized I liked photography when I went to the Natural History Museum in DC and saw a...

Meet Erin Liebe

Gaby Christian, Reporter

March 28, 2017

  Meet Erin Liebe, Forge sophomore who uses photography to have a visual memory of her past and to record the happy moments in her life. Talon: When did you first realize you liked photography? EL: “[I realized I liked photography] Around 6th grade.” T: How does taking pictures make yo...

Meet Emily Imes

Meet Emily Imes

Gaby Christian, Reporter

March 8, 2017

  Meet Emily Imes, Forge sophomore who uses her photography to make people feel beautiful.  Talon: When did you first realize you liked photography? Emily Imes: “I've always liked photography, but I really started getting a feel for it when I got my first camera in middle school. It was...

Zach Kindel, Third Fastest In Nation And Athlete Of The Year Nominee

Gaby Christian, Reporter

March 3, 2017

“I'm third in the nation for the 500 meter and I placed third in states last year for the 800 meter,” Zach Kindel (‘19) said. Zack Kindel, Forge sophomore is the third fastest runner in his event in the nation. “When I found out, it was 10 minutes after I finished. Coach Jackson came up to m...

Meet Staci Stevenson

Meet Staci Stevenson

Gaby Christian, Reporter

March 1, 2017

  Meet Staci Stevenson, a Forge junior and aspiring photographer who uses photography as an emotional outlet. Talon: When did you first realize you liked photography? Staci Stevenson: “I started to like photography in 8th grade.” T: How does taking pictures make you feel? SS: “T...

Break Away From Boring

Grace Mamon, Reporter

March 1, 2017

Replace uneventful weekends by frequenting some of Fredericksburg's less well-known attractions like the Breakout Game. This mind-bending challenge is perfect for groups of friends, families, or as a team building activity. After being locked one of three rooms, you and your group have an hour to sift th...

Hit The Court With Joseph Beck

Hit The Court With Joseph Beck

James Mims, Reporter

February 8, 2017

Being a student who attends The Forge, one can only wonder what things even happen on the school grounds: what kind of events happen behind closed doors, what wonders are kept hush-hush. Just scratching the surface of the unknown are after school tennis games featuring Mr. Oldenburg. The veteran teacher...

5k Run at Colonial Forge!

5k Run at Colonial Forge!

James Mims, Reporter

October 28, 2016

There will be a SCPS 5k fun run/walk held at Colonial Forge High School starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 29th. The run is sponsored by Stafford County and will be featuring around 150 runners, mostly employees of the academic department. JROTC will manage water stations and hand out food at the...

Game Schedule Week 10/10

James Mims, Reporter

October 12, 2016

Varsity Volleyball plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 5pm 10/10 Jv Field Hockey plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 5:30pm 10/10 Varsity Field Hockey plays away at Charles J. Colgan Sr at 7pm 10/10 Freshman Football plays away at Hylton 7pm 10/10 Jv Volleyball play home against Gar-Fi...

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