The Talon

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...

Get To Know: Coach Nathaniel Medic

Get To Know: Coach Nathaniel Medic

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Nathaniel Medic is a third year teacher of Health and Physical Education. This is his first year coaching here, however, he has a background in education and athletics. “I grew up in a family of teachers including my dad, four of my uncles and five of my aunts. I always loved the work they did and...

Follow the Signs: Meet Mrs. Brutski

Connor Merk, Reporter

November 27, 2017

Mrs. Stephanie Brutski is currently a deaf and hard of hearing teacher at Colonial Forge. Brutski grew up in Northern New York, near Lake Ontario. Later she attended Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. Brutski has been a deaf and hard hearing teacher for 28 years. She has worked as an itine...

Catching Mrs. Craig

Michaela Tucker, Reporter

November 16, 2017

From fly fishing on her family’s boat to free jumping off bridges with her dad and sister, Mrs. Summer Craig has experienced many things throughout her life other than teaching. Mrs. Craig is a new teacher this year here at Forge. She has taught at various different schools here in Virginia including...

From Teaching To Poker: Meet John Kopcak

Kopcak sitting at his desk, after a wonderful day of teaching.

Connor Merk, Reporter

October 4, 2017

From being a teacher during the day to a poker player at night, John Kopcak has a very fascinating life. Kopcak was a substitute teacher at Forge for the past couple of years, but has now transitioned to becoming a full time teacher. Currently he teaches English 12, Oral Communications, and Dual Enroll...

Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5

Connor Merk, Reporter

April 30, 2017

This week is the beginning of Teacher Appreciation Week and it will last between May 1-5. It will feature breakfast and lunches for the teachers. Also throughout the whole week teachers are able to wear jeans. Monday- Omelet bar w/fixings - sponsored by Adminstration at 7 a.m. in Faculty Dining. ...

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