December 8, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Friday, December 8, 2017

For any CCP students: don’t forget to turn in a copy of your 2nd-semester schedule to your counselor as soon as possible

Next Friday, December 15, Jostens will be here before school to distribute class rings to those who purchased them this fall. They will be set up in the cafeteria at 6:45 am.

Jostens will also be here for Seniors to take graduation orders. This is your last chance to purchase them with the representative before prices go up. If you have not ordered your cap and gown, do so by next Friday!

Sophomores and Juniors who took the PSAT, watch your e-mail for a message about accessing your scores, which should be available to you next week. We will receive a paper copy of your scores and will distribute these to you with your test booklet when they arrive.

Lost and found is overflowing again. A bag of clothes from the band room and second basket of clothes are there. Several water bottles are not claimed, one is a Tervis with a “C” on it. All of these will go to the Oxford Resource Center next Friday is not claimed.

Key Club’s Thirst Project fundraiser is coming to a close soon. Don’t forget, you can get a charm necklace at lunch for just $5, and help end the global water crisis.

And for interviews with your Talawanda bowling team.

Birthdays for today: Thomas Burkhardt and Kyle Morris turn 15. Rachael Garrison, Josh Dewitt, and Chirs Spilman turn 18.

And now to weather, followed by Patty G with sports.

The boys bowling team won their third straight match of the year to stay undefeated by a score of 2210 to 2019 against Mt. Healthy who only had three bowlers. Gaege Fix was the top bowler for the Braves with a two-game score of 328. Trevor Fowler finished in second with a 290. The GIRLS bowling team also won their match by a score of 1674 to 1613 – a margin of only 61 points. Taylor Feix bowled a two-game score of 336 to be the top scorer for the girls. Hannah Lightfield had a 268 and Emma Steigerwald bowled a 264. The next bowling match is Monday at Edgewood.

One home game for tonight: the hockey team takes on Troy at the Goggin. Puck-drop is scheduled for 6:50 tonight. Be there – it will be a Christmas out.

And two home games for tomorrow night as well. Boys basketball will have their final home game of the 2017 calendar year. They take on Monroe inside the gym. Freshman tip at 4:30, JV at 6:00, and Varsity at 7:30. The hockey team also plays tomorrow night at Goggin. Faceoff for them is at 7:45.

And that’s our broadcast on this Friday. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a great weekend Talawanda!

December 7, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Thursday, December 7, 2017

For any CCP students: don’t forget to turn in a copy of your 2nd-semester schedule to your counselor as soon as possible

Next Friday, December 15, Jostens will be here before school to distribute class rings to those who purchased them this fall. They will be set up in the cafeteria at 6:45 am.

Jostens will also be here for Seniors to take graduation orders. This is your last chance to purchase them with the representative before prices go up. If you have not ordered your cap and gown, do so by next Friday!

Sophomores and Juniors who took the PSAT, watch your e-mail for a message about accessing your scores, which should be available to you next week. We will receive a paper copy of your scores and will distribute these to you with your test booklet when they arrive.

Lost and found is overflowing again. A bag of clothes from the band room and second basket of clothes are there. Several water bottles are not claimed, one is a Tervis with a “C” on it. All of these will go to the Oxford Resource Center on Friday is not claimed.

Key Club’s Thirst Project fundraiser is coming to a close soon. Don’t forget, you can get a charm necklace at lunch for just $5, and help end the global water crisis. Here’s a video from Key Club to show you what to do.

Birthdays for today: Shelby Benge, Dylan Slager, and Dylan Viox turn 15. Elizabeth Parrish and Antonio Compres turn 16. Tatum Osborne, Zachary Lairson, and Sylvia Thompson turn 18.

And now to weather, followed by Patty G with sports.

No results to taco bout today, but there is one home game: Coed Bowling takes on Mt. Healthy at Oxford Lanes. The match begins at 4.

And good luck to the Girls JV and Varsity basketball teams who travel to Eaton this evening to take on the Eagles. JV tips at 6 and Varsity at 7:15.

And that’s our broadcast on this Thursday. I’m Patrick Geshan. Bowl a strike today Talawanda!

December 6, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Wednesday, December 6, 2017

FCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be meeting today after school in Room 219. Come on down and have some fun!  There will be snacks and a special speaker!

YIT will be meeting after school in the Teacher’s Lounge for cookie decorations.

Best Buddies members: we will meet next Tuesday, December 12 for our meeting and holiday party.  Can’t wait to see everyone there.  Teachers are welcome to attend

For any CCP students: don’t forget to turn in a copy of your 2nd semester schedule to your counselor as soon as possible

Next Friday, December 15, Jostens will be here before school to distribute class rings to those who purchased them this fall. They will be set up in the cafeteria at 6:45 am.

Jostens will also be here for Seniors to take graduation orders. This is your last chance to purchase them with the representative before prices go up. If you have not ordered your cap and gown, do so by next Friday!

Attention Voila:  Our December meeting will be today after school!  Please plan to be there for a few announcements and a snack!  Room 118 right after school.

First period classes: wouldn’t it be awesome to start your day with a donut from the Oxofrd Doughnut Shopee next week? Best Buddies is collecting canned goods until next Tuesday, December 12. The first period who collects the most will win donuts for their class. Good luck and start collecting!

Sophomores and Juniors who took the PSAT, watch your e-mail for a message about accessing your scores, which should be available to you next week. We will receive a paper copy of your scores and will distribute these to your with your test booklet when they arrive.

Key Club is teaming up with Keys for Change and the Thirst Project to sell charm necklaces to build wells in 3rd world countries. Get one at lunch for just $5, and help end the global water crisis.

And now an important message from Officer Squance.

Birthdays for today: Rianna Thawley and Farai Ngorosha turn 15, Madilyn Whitehead and Douglas Moriarty turn 16

And now to weather, followed by Patty G with sports

Last night, the Boys’ JV Basketball team lost to Taylor by a score of 54-43. John Richter had 10 pts, Alex Gunderson scored 7, and Reagan Shepard and Nathan Beck tallied 6 pts.

The Boys’ Varsity team also lost to Taylor by a score of 66-62 in overtime last night. Evan James led the Braves in scoring again notching 16 points on the night. Ty Hornsby had 15, and Tommy Winkler scored 12. The next game is against Monroe on December 9 at home, JV tips at 6:00 pm and Varsity at 7:30 pm.

The boys varsity bowling team won their match at Harrison yesterday by a score of 2,339 to 2,107. Leading scorers for the Braves were Jarrett White who bowled a 380 in two games. Trevor Fowler had 364 and Colson Bryan bowled 334 – not 500.

The girls bowling team lost to Harrison 1887 to 1626 yesterday. Talawanda’s leading bowlers were Taylor Feix, who had a 273. Hannah Lightfield bowled a 244, and Emma Steigerwald had a 209. 

And that’s our broadcast on this Wednesday. I’m Patrick Geshan. Be positive today Talawanda!

December 5, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Tuesday, December 5, 2017

FCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be meeting tomorrow after school in Room 219. Come on down and have some fun!  There will be snacks and a special speaker!

Best Buddies members: we will meet next Tuesday, December 12 for our meeting and holiday party.  Can’t wait to see everyone there.  Teachers are welcome to attend

Sophomores. the application system for Butler Tech is open.  Go to www.butlertech.org to apply. If you have questions, see Mrs. Peter.

One out of every 10 people enters the hospital desperately need blood. Just one person’s donation can save as many as 3 people. The deadline for the blood drive forms has been extended until today. We hope to see you in the gym. If you donate three times before graduation you will get your red chord

Attention Voila:  Our December meeting will be Wednesday the sixth!  please plan to be there for a few announcements and a snack!  Room 118 right after school.

A Talawanda Music Club is in development and we want your input and participation. Teachers and students of all levels of ability are welcome. If you are interested in turning it up to 11, please come to Mr. Bowers (aka the Silver Shredder) in room 617 today during tutorial.

Key Club is teaming up with Keys for Change and the Thirst Project to sell charm necklaces to build wells in 3rd world countries. Get one at lunch for just $5, and help end the global water crisis.

And now to some news on the canned food drive

Our birthday for today is Eric Glaab, he is turning 18!

And now to weather, followed by Patty G with sports

No school results to report on this Tuesday, but good luck to the Men’s Basketball team who visits Taylor this afternoon for their first away game. Freshman tip off at 4:30, JV at 6, and Varsity at 7:30. We’ll have the results tomorrow.

And the bowling team also plays today – they visit Harrison. Colson Bryan tells me he will go off with a 500 series.

And that’s our broadcast for today. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a pleasant Tuesday Talawanda!

December 4, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Monday, December 4, 2017

FCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be meeting Wednesday after school in Room 219. Everyone is welcome!  There will be snacks and a special speaker!

Best Buddies members: we will meet next Tuesday, December 12 for our meeting and holiday party.  Cant wait to see everyone there.  Teachers are invited to join as well!

Sophomores. the application system for Butler Tech is open.  Go to www.butlertech.org to apply. If you have questions, see Mrs Peter.

First period classes: Wouldn’t it be awesome to start your day with a donut from Oxford donut shop next week?  Best Buddies is collecting canned goods until next Tuesday, December 12.  The first period that collects the most will win donuts for their class.  Start collecting now!

One out of every 10 people enter the hospital need blood. Just one person’s donation can save as many as 3 people. The deadline for the blood drive forms has been extended until December 5th. We hope to see you there and remember, you get your red chord if you donate 3 times before graduation.

A Talawanda Music Club is in development and we want your input and participation. Teachers and students of all levels of ability are welcome. If you are interested in turning it up to 11, please come to Mr. Bowers (aka the Silver Shredder) in room 617 on Tuesday during tutorial.

Key Club is teaming up with Keys for Change and the Thirst Project to sell charm necklaces to build wells in 3rd world countries. Get one at lunch for just $5, and help end the global water crisis.

Birthdays for today are Gracelyn Stitzl turning 18, Autum Lackey turning 17, Cheyenne Rogers turning 16 for the last time.

And now to weather followed by Patty G with sports

The boys basketball team fell in their first game of the year to the Fenwick Falcons 64-40 on Friday night. Evan James led the Braves in points with 15 on the night. Josh DeWitt notched 9 points and Ty Hornsby scored 8 in the loss. Talawanda outscored the Falcons 18-12 in the fourth quarter. Talawanda’s next game is tomorrow night at Taylor.

The hockey game was cancelled on Saturday night because no referees showed up. The Braves were scheduled to play Mason. Their next game is Friday at 6:50 at Goggin. Hopefully the stripes come this time!

And that’s our broadcast on this Monday. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a nice day Talawanda!

December 1, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Friday, December 1, 2017

Model UN members will meet today for a practice assembly in Mr. Caudill’s room after school. Be prepared to present your authors speech and resolution.

One out of every 10 people enters the hospital need blood. Just one person’s donation can save as many as 3 people. The deadline for the blood drive forms has been extended until December 5th. We hope to see you there and remember, you get your red chord if you donate 3 times before graduation.

A Talawanda Music Club is in development and we want your input and participation. Teachers and students of all levels of ability are welcome. If you are interested in turning it up to 11, please come to Mr. Bowers (aka the Silver Shredder) in room 617 on Tuesday during tutorial.

Key Club is teaming up with Keys for Change and the Thirst Project to sell charm necklaces to build wells in 3rd world countries. Get one at lunch for just $5, and help end the global water crisis.

And now for interviews from your Talawanda basketball team.

Birthday for today is Camry Winsted-Neely who turns 17.

And now to weather followed by Patty G with sports

The boys bowling team picked up their first win of the year yesterday with a 2,323 to 2,085 win over Little Miami in their first home match. The girls’ team fell to the Panthers by a 1,479 to 1,392 margin. Both teams will play their next match Tuesday at Harrison.

There will be a Talawanda hockey game against the Mason Comets on the BPad at Goggin tomorrow. Puckdrop is scheduled for 7:15. Saturday will be the goaltending debut of Nate Ector. Come cheer the Braves on to victory.

And the boys’ basketball team will play in their home opener and first game of the year tonight against Fenwick. Freshman will start at 4:30, JV at 6, and Varsity at 7:30. If you can’t make the game, I’ll have the call on TheCube.com tonight. Just search Talawanda.

And that’s our broadcast on this Friday. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a great weekend Talawanda!

November 30, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Thursday, November 30, 2017

Model UN members will meet tomorrow for a practice assembly in Mr. Caudill’s room after school. Be prepared to present your authors speech and resolution.

NHS will be holding a meeting after school today in the upper media center.

Setting Stone would like to congratulate Justin Beckner and Piper Mulhauser for being randomly selected on winning a free Setting Stone shirt. Please stop by room 320 to pick up your t-shirts.

They were selected from a pool of students who recently submitted original work to the Setting Stone Literary-Art magazine. If you would like to be entered in the next t-shirt drawing, submit your writing, artwork, or photography to settingstone@talwanda.org

Sophomores going on the Butler Tech field trip, be sure to attend 1st period before being called to the PAC. You will be returning to school around 7th period, depending on the campuses you will be visiting. Leave any of your belongings in your locker, and lunch will be provided. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Peter.

For the sophomores who are going to visit the Natural Science Center on Friday, make sure to dress properly for the 40-degree weather. Be prepared to walk around the farms in the muddy and wet areas.

The Blood Drive will take place on December 7th, forms can be picked up in the main office or room 611. Fill them out and turn them in by December 1st to reserve your time.

“It’s a long way to the top if you wanna Rock n’ Roll. but everybody’s gotta start somewhere. Are you a Shredder? A Sticker and Kicker? A Bassasurus or a Magistrate of the 88? Maybe this will be something that will interest you. We are considering a Talawanda Music Club and we want your input and participation. Let’s see where we stand and what we can put together.

Teachers and students of all levels of ability are welcome. If you are interested in turning it up to 11, please come to Mr. Bowers (aka the Silver Shredder) in room 617 on Tuesday during tutorial.

For the next two weeks, Key Club will be teaming up with Keys for Change and the Thirst Project to sell charm necklaces to build wells in 3rd world countries. Get one at lunch for just $5, and help end the global water crisis.

And now for highlights of the Val Green award presentation.

Lunch for today is rotini with meatballs, garlic roll, salad, and chilled fruits, and Happy Birthday to Mrs. Webb.

And now to weather followed by Patty G with sports

The girls’ basketball team fell in their home opener to Badin yesterday by a score of 54-32. It ends the lady braves 5 game winning streak against the Rams. Addie Brown led the Braves in points with 14 on the night. Susie Bennison had 6 points and Jazz Bennett tallied 5. Talawanda’s next game is tonight at Eaton. Tip off is set for 7:15.

There will be a Talawanda hockey game on Saturday at 7:15 pm at Goggin Ice Center. The Braves will face off against the Mason Comets. Saturday will be the goaltending debut of Nate Ector. Come cheer the Braves on to victory.

And that’s our broadcast on this Thursday. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a great day Talawanda!

November 29, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Model UN members will meet this Friday for a practice assembly in Mr. Caudill’s room after school. Be prepared to present your authors speech and resolution.

NHS will be holding a meeting after school tomorrow in the upper media center.

The Blood Drive will take place on December 7th, forms can be picked up in the main office or room 611. Fill them out and turn them in by December 1st to reserve your time.

Best Buddies will be collecting canned goods to donate to the Oxford Community Choice Pantry starting this week. The first period class that brings the most canned goods in until December 12 will receive free doughnuts from the Oxford Doughnut Shop, so be sure to bring in that canned food.

For the next two weeks, Key Club will be teaming up with Keys for Change and the Thirst Project to sell charm necklaces to build wells in 3rd world countries. Get one at lunch for just 5$, and help end the global water crisis.

For more information on Keys for Change, here’s a video to show what this project can accomplish

Lunch for today is chicken fajitas with black beans, corn, salsa, and chilled fruits

And now to weather followed by Patty G with sports

The girls’ basketball team will try to continue their 5 game winning streak against Badin tonight as they face the Rams for their home opener. We’re broadcasting the game live and I’ve got the call at 7:30 tonight on thecube.com – just search Talawanda.

And good luck to the bowling team who takes on Middletown tonight in their first match of the season at Eastern Lanes.  The match starts at 4:00 pm.

That’s our broadcast today. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a great Wednesday Talawanda!

November 28, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Model UN members will meet this Friday for a practice assembly in Mr. Caudill’s room after school. Be prepared to present your authors speech and resolution.

NHS will be holding a meeting after school on Thursday in the upper media center.

The Blood Drive will take place on December 7th, forms can be picked up in the main office or room 611. Fill them out and turn them in by December 1st to reserve your time.

Best Buddies will be collecting canned goods to donate to the Oxford Community Choice Pantry starting this week. The first period class that brings the most canned goods in until December 12 will receive free doughnuts from the Oxford Doughnut Shop, so be sure to bring in that canned food.

For the next two weeks, Key Club will be teaming up with Keys for Change and the Thirst Project to sell charm necklaces to build wells in Swaziland and other 3rd world countries. Get one at lunch for just 5$, and help end the global water crisis.

And now for a piece featuring the blood drive.

Lunch for today is Enchilada with sauce, Rice with Black Beans and Corn, Salad, and Chilled Fruits.

Birthdays for today: Lucas Crawford, Sophia Dowers, and Anthony Dowers all turning 17; Megan Minnielli turning 15, and Hannah Kresse turning 16.

And now to weather followed by Patty G with sports

The girls’ basketball team beat Winton Woods 42-35 in their first regular season game of the year last night on the road.  Addie Brown led the Braves in scoring netting 24 of the Braves’ 42 points on the night. The Braves next home game is tomorrow night at 7:00 pm. They will face Badin for the first time in 5 years.

Congratulations to Jess Crowder, Hannah Carlson, Jonah Jones, and Ethan DiMenna for being voted team captains of the swim and dive team this year. The Braves are looking to capture their 12th straight league championship this season. Be sure to come out to Miami’s rec center two weeks from tonight  – that’s December 12th – at 6:30 pm when the team takes on Madeira and Hagerstown, Indiana in their season opener.

That’s our broadcast today. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a great Tuesday Talawanda!

November 27, 2017

Good morning Talawanda! Today is Monday, November 27, 2017

Club news for today: Model UN members will meet this Friday for a practice assembly in Mr. Caudill’s room after school. Be prepared to present your authors speech and resolution.

NHS will be holding a meeting after school on Thursday in the upper media center.

The Blood Drive will take place on December 7th, forms can be picked up in the main office or room 611. Fill them out and turn them in by December 1st to reserve your time.

Best Buddies will be collecting canned goods to donate to the Oxford Community Choice Pantry starting this week. The first period class that brings the most canned goods in until December 12 will receive free doughnuts from the Oxford Doughnut Shop, so be sure to bring in that canned food

Attention to all Freshman: you must go see Mrs. Sammons in room 316 to receive the candle orders to deliver to those who purchased.

For the next two weeks, Key Club will be teaming up with Keys for Change and the Thirst Project to sell charm necklaces to build wells in Swaziland and other 3rd world countries. Get one at lunch for just 5$, and help end the global water crisis.

If you would like to learn about the water crisis, here’s a video to help show you.

Lunch for today is meatball subs, baked fries, salad, and chilled fruits

Birthdays for today: Ben Howard and Kim Clark turn 15

And now to weather followed by Patty G with sports

The hockey team went 1-3 last weekend in the DiPaulo tournament at Goggin. The Braves opened up the weekend with a 6-4 victory over the Miami club team with two goals from Josh Shrader. Trey Hubbard, Matt Deaton, Jacob Tyree, and Grady Holmes also recorded tallies on the scoresheet in the win. In game 2 of the tournament, the Braves fell 6-1 to Indian Hill. They played the Cincinnati Swords in games 3 and 4, falling 4-3 on Saturday and 7-3 on Sunday. The Braves next game is December 2nd against Mason at 7:15 on the B Pad.   

Don’t forget the Valerie Green award presentation is tomorrow during tutorial. There is no excuse for not going. Don’t forget you have a chance to be on FOX 19 and our school could win $2,500. Again, that’s tomorrow during tutorial.

That’s our broadcast today. I’m Patrick Geshan. Have a great Monday Talawanda!