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Pas de cell

Lauren Bishop, News Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under NEWS

On Nov. 30, french teacher Kacey Schlotz challenged her French 4 and AP French students to go 24 hours without their cell phones. Beginning the second their feet hit the ground, the students were only supposed to use their phones to make phones calls; that means no texting and no Snapchatting. S...

Winning it all

Winning it all

Sarah Faust, Photo Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Boys soccer made history on Nov. 12 when they defeated Carthage Senior High School 6-0 to win the State Championship. Along with being the first soccer team from the school to win state, the boys broke a record with their plethora of goals. Their six goals in the game at World Wide Technology Soccer...

KFTN hosts student concert

KFTN hosts student concert

Kennedy Lawrence, Of the Talon staff

November 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

On December 1,  KFTN 92.7 FM is holding a going away concert for Pardon the Youth. The concert doubles as a fundraiser for the station. KFTN program director senior, Olivia Moses, said the station is holding this fundraiser in order to buy new equipment. “We don’t receive money from the district....

Eight down, two to go

Eight down, two to go

Alexis White, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Wait, What? The Pinnacle yearbook won their eighth All-American Award on Nov. 15. The All-American is a pretigious award for high school yearbooks. Any publication that wins 10 out of 11 years in a row gets inducted into the All-American Hall of Fame, and former Editor-in-Chief Gabi Pacino said she is...

Bands of America Experience

Isabella Eslick, Of The Talon staff

November 15, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Finishing eighth in their class, Marching Band placed 33rd out of 64 with a score of 72.55 on Oct. 22 at the Bands of America (BOA) St. Louis Super Regional. Then, on Nov. 4, they finished 30th out of 56 with a score of 74.00 at the BOA Indianapolis Super Regional. Finally, with a score of 69.95, the...

Inside the press box: an unseen team

November 10, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

At almost every home football game Andrew Neil, Brian Massey, and Rolland Garrison are up in the press box announcing the game, keeping time and taking stats. It is a Friday night. The football team has a home game as the students watch the game they hear the voice of Neil over the speakers ann...

Reeling in a new club

Reeling in a new club

Devon Robinson, Of the Talon Staff

November 4, 2016


Filed under Club Hub, FEATURES

During the winter of 2014 students put effort into making a club that was growing and becoming popular. Junior Doug Guidorzi worked with activities director Mitch Lefkowitz in order to start a fishing club for students who enjoy to fish competitively. After discovering sports weren’t Guidorzi...

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