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New Club: MUSE

Maya Wijiweera, Of the Talon Staff

September 29, 2017


Filed under Club Hub, FEATURES

Over the summer, sophomore Lois Westland decided to establish a new club that will be teaching students about gender equality and the meaning of feminism throughout the school year. Westland wants to build cognizance around the subject by participating in the Homecoming parade and gathering intere...

Coding club

Lily Porter, Of the Talon Staff

September 29, 2017


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  Beginning just two years ago, the Coding Club learns about programming and creating apps, websites, and games, as well as compete in programming competitions and hackathons. During the 2016-2017 school year, there were about 20 members. This year however, it is likely that there will be c...

Biodiesel club

Kiki Wagner, Of the Talon Staff

September 29, 2017


Filed under Club Hub, FEATURES, Uncategorized

  Biodiesel club had their first meeting of the year with at least 25 members present. Biodiesel meets every Monday and mainly focuses on making Biodiesel from waste vegetable oil. Biodiesel is a fuel made from vegetable oils or recycled restaurant grease. Biodiesel is efficient because it ...

Robotics Club

Ethan Groves, Of the Talon Staff

September 27, 2017


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The Robotics Team, sponsored by science teacher Angela Schneider, had their first meeting on Aug 29 with 12 members present. The school’s Robotics Team is part of FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) which is an intermediate league where the competitors all build one small robot to perform a large task or m...

Vintage Hitchcock

Nicole Gutierrez, Of the Talon Staff

September 27, 2017


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On Aug. 28 and 29, Theater Director Katherine Fischer held auditions for the upcoming fall play ‘Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play’. Set in a 1940s radio station, the play consists of three Hitchcock plays as well as some commercials. In preparation for the play, Fischer said she first began by...

Trading card club

Michelle Gutierrez, Of the Talon Staff

September 27, 2017


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  The Trading Card Gaming Group (TCG) is a club students can go to in order to share their interest in trading card games and several other types of games. Science teacher Sean Torgoley is TCG's sponsor. TCG includes a large variety of games ranging from ‘Go Fish’ to specific trading car...

Radio: theater of the mind

Tyler Patterson, Web Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS

St. Charles politician and long time radio personality, Mike Elam, came and visited the 1st hour Radio Production class.  He shared with them his past in the radio business and a little bit about how the radio business operates.  He told them that his favorite thing about radio is that in televisi...

Winter Dance: Road Trip

Jack Goren, Of The Talon Staff

February 7, 2017


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Video of the Winter Dance 2017 set-up process and the dance!

Inside the press box: an unseen team

November 10, 2016


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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...

Jake Sadler: shoe fanatic

Kennedy Lawrence, Of The Talon Staff

September 28, 2016


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Senior Jake Sadler refers to himself as a ‘shoe fanatic’ due to the fact that he owns 20 pairs of shoes, all different brands and styles, that he has acquired in only nine months. Sadler said he started getting interested in shoes about three years ago. His most expensive pair is around $150. “I...

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