January 17th, 2017

Good morning Talawanda, today is Tuesday January 17th, 2017

The Buddy Dance committee meeting has been reschedule for tomorrow right after school in room 316. The meeting will be short. Student government officers are expected to attend and everyone is welcome. You do not have to be a member of Best Buddies to join us. A great opportunity for fun and easy service hours!

Today is the first Photography Club meeting! This club is for anyone interested in photography, whether you are an experienced photographer or complete novice all are welcome! We will meet right after school in Mr. Aerni’s room 320.

Attention Talawanda students, faculty and staff! During the month of January, Voila will be collecting gently used children’s coats. Oxford’s Family Resource Center expressed a specific need for the coats. Please drop off to the bin outside of room 118. Thank you!

This past weekend the Braves Swim and Dive team took part in the Southwest Ohio Officials Classic, a meet that combines both Division 1 and Division 2 teams together and puts them into one meet. The boys 200 Medley Relay team of John Anzano, Dylan Brading, Adam Mandrell, and Noah Curry qualified for finals at this meet and ended up placing 12th overall. Also qualifying for finals at this meet was Sean Mondello in diving. The swim and dive teams will be in action this Friday at home at 6:30pm as they take on Fairfield and Hagerstown, Indiana.

Home games for today: Boys  JV and Varsity Basketball vs. Hamilton, JV at 6 and Varsity at 7:30

Have a day Talawanda!

  

January 13th, 2017

Good morning Talawanda, today is Friday January 13th, 2017

The Buddy Dance committee meeting has been reschedule for Wednesday, January 18th right after school in room 316. The meeting will be short. Student government officers are expected to attend and everyone is welcome. You do not have to be a member of Best Buddies to join us. A great opportunity for fun and easy service hours!

Attention students! There will be a meeting with Mr. Caudill and Mr. Maynard for students interested in learning more about Model United Nation TODAY after school in room 415, Mr. Caudill’s room. Anyone interested should attend and bring a friend! 

Do you like taking pictures? Are you interested in photography? Do you want to take that interest beyond Instagram? Then come to the first informational meeting for the new THS Photography Club! Our first meeting will be held on tuesday, January 17th, right after school in Mr. Aerni’s room 320. Can’t make the meeting? Send an email to Mr. Aerni or Magnolia Sorensen for more info.

Attention Talawanda students, faculty and staff! During the month of January, Voila will be collecting gently used children’s coats. Oxford’s Family Resource Center expressed a specific need for the coats. Please drop off to the bin outside of room 118. Thank you!

Attention Voila: Our first meeting of the year will be Tuesday, January 17th! Please plan to be there. We will write to out ELL partners and talk about upcoming service dates.

The Setting Stone Winter Coffee House will be held on Friday, January 27th. If you are interested in performing, please sign up outside of Mr. Aerni’s room 320

Mock Trial will be 4:30 to 6:30, Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday next week. Competition is January 20th.

Lost & Found will be taken to the Oxford Resource Center TODAY! Please stop by the main office if you have lost any items.

Senior pictures for the yearbook are due February 24th to Mr. Zimmerman.  Please email your picture greater than 1 megabyte to Mr. Z or give him a hard copy in room 301. 

Birthday’s for today: Lauren Emenaker turning 16 and on Saturday it will be Jaelin Keesler, Caleb Allen, Kyle Hoefker , and Hunter Hoekfer all turning 15, Michael Alcorn, Darrell Alcorn, Jenna Jarvis and Jonathan Vega all turning 16 and Evan Keebler turning 15 on Sunday

Have a day Talawanda!

January 12th, 2017

Good morning Talawanda, today is Thursday January 12th, 2017

Attention all football players not participating in a winter sport – off season lifting is on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays right after school.  If you are not involved in a winter sport is strongly encouraged and attendance will be taken.

Attention NHS Members. We will meet after school today in the room above the Media Center. Please see Ms. Alfonsi if you have a conflict

Attention students! There will be a meeting with Mr. Caudill and Mr. Maynard for students interested in learning more about Model United Nation tomorrow after school in room 415, Mr. Caudill’s room. Anyone interested should attend and bring a friend! 

Do you like taking pictures? Are you interested in photography? Do you want to take that interest beyond Instagram? Then come to the first informational meeting for the new THS Photography Club! Our first meeting will be held on tuesday, January 17th, right after school in Mr. Aerni’s room 320. Can’t make the meeting? Send an email to Mr. Aerni or Magnolia Sorensen for more info.

Sophomores: Tonight is the Butler Tech open house at all campuses from 5:30 to 9. This is a great opportunity to see a different program or campus, collect more information or show your parents where you want to attend. If you have questions see Mrs. Peter.

Key Clubbers, please report to Mrs. Sammons room for the Best Buddies meeting instead of going our regular meeting place.

Attention Talawanda students, faculty and staff! During the month of January, Voila will be collecting gently used childrens’ coats. Oxford’s Family Resource Center expressed a specific need for the coats. Please drop off to the bin outside of room 118. Thank you!

There will be an Art Club meeting today in Mr. Hunche’s room 603 after school until 4:30. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Attention Voila: Our first meeting of the year will be Tuesday, January 17th! Please plan to be there. We will write to out ELL partners and talk about upcoming service dates.

The Setting Stone Winter Coffee House will be held on Friday, January 27th. If you are interested in performing, please sign up outside of Mr. Aerni’s room 320

Mock Trial will be 4:30 to 6:30 Thursday this week and Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday next week. Competition is January 20th.

Lost & Found will be taken to the Oxford Resource Center on Friday the 13th! Please stop by the main office if you have lost any items.

Student government officers and anyone interested in helping with the Buddie dance this spring, please to attend a quick meeting Thursday, January 12th right after school in room 316. We will discuss ideas to starting working on the project. You do not have to be in best buddies to join the committee.

Juniors who would like to apply for Prom Committee can pick up an application outside Ms. Mann’s room 319 today and tomorrow. Our first meeting will be Tuesday, January 17.

Senior pictures for the yearbook are due February 24th to Mr. Zimmerman.  Please email your picture greater than 1 megabyte to Mr. Z or give him a hard copy in room 301.

The Talawanda Braves Wrestling Wednesday night won two for the home crowd. Lead by Seniors Ian Schomaker 15-10, Caleb Morgan 16-9, Preston Bressler 16-7 and Ronnie Sweet. Talawanda beat Northwest 54-24 and over Madison 36-32. The Braves take on Ross next Wednesday for the final home match of the season!

Birthday’s for today: Joseph Adkins turning 17, Jennifer Sheard and Hannah Hurst both turning 18

Have a day Talawanda!

  

January 11th, 2017

Good morning Talawanda, today is Wednesday January 11th, 2017

Attention all football players not participating in a winter sport – off season lifting is on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday right after school.  If not involved in a winter sport is strongly encouraged and attendance will be taken.

Attention NHS Members. We will meet after school on Thursday, January 12th, in the room above the Media Center. Please see Ms. Alfonsi if you have a conflict

Attention students! There will be a meeting with Mr. Caudill and Mr. Maynard for students interested in learning more about Model United Nation on Thursday, January 12th after school in room 415, Mr. Caudill’s room. Anyone interested should attend and bring a friend! 

Do you like taking pictures? Are you interested in photography? Do you want to take that interest beyond Instagram? Then come to the first informational meeting for the new THS Photography Club! Our first meeting will be held on tuesday, January 17th, right after school in Mr. Aerni’s room 320. Can’t make the meeting? Send an email to Mr. Aerni or Magnolia Sorensen for more info.

The Setting Stone Winter Coffee House will be held on Friday, January 27th. If you are interested in performing, please sign up outside of Mr. Aerni’s room 320

Mock Trial will be 4:30 to 6:30 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday this week and next week. Competition is January 20th.

Lost & Found will be taken to the Oxford Resource Center on Friday the 13th! Please stop by the main office if you have lost any items.

Student government officers and anyone interested in helping with the Best Buddies dance this spring, please to attend a quick meeting Thursday, January 12th right after school in room 316. We will discuss ideas to starting working on the project

Juniors who would like to apply for Prom Committee can pick up an application outside Ms. Mann’s room 319 today and tomorrow. Our first meeting will be Tuesday, January 17.

Senior pictures for the yearbook are due February 24th to Mr. Zimmerman.  Please email your picture greater than 1 megabyte to Mr. Z or give him a hard copy in room 301.

Home games for today: Boys Varsity Wrestling vs. Madison and Northwest at 4:30

Birthday’s for today:  Josiah Price turning 15, Jeffrey Collins turning 16, and David Hamilton and Chance Ledford both turning 17

Last night the girls swim and dive teams defeated both Harrison and Butler in a tri-meet while the boys defeated Harrison and just narrowly lost to Butler. The teams were led by Jess Crowder, John Anzano, Camille Flasphler, Gianna DeCello, Mary Kate Huddleston, Adam Mandrell and Jonah Jones, all whom won individual events last night. The Braves will next be in action this weekend as they partake in the SWOC.

Have a day Talawanda!

  

January 10th, 2017

Good morning Talawanda, today is Tuesday January 10th, 2017! 

Attention all football players not participating in a winter sport – off season lifting is on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday right after school.  If not involved in a winter sport is strongly encouraged and attendance will be taken

Attention NHS Members. We will meet after school on Thursday, January 12th, in the room above the Media Center. Please see Ms. Alfonsi if you have a conflict

Attention students! There will be a meeting with Mr. Caudill and Mr. Maynard for students interested in learning more about Model United Nation on Thursday, January 12th after school in room 415, Mr. Caudill’s room. Anyone interested should attend and bring a friend! 

Do you like taking pictures? Are you interested in photography? Do you want to take that interest beyond Instagram? Then come to the first informational meeting for the new THS Photography Club! Our first meeting will be held on tuesday, January 17th, right after school in Mr. Aerni’s room 320. Can’t make the meeting? Send an email to Mr. Aerni or Magnolia Sorensen for more info.

The Setting Stone Winter Coffee House will be held on Friday, January 27th. If you are interested in performing, please sign up outside of Mr. Aerni’s room 320

Mock Trial will be 4:30 to 6:30 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday this week and next week. Competition is January 20th.

Lost & Found will be taken to the Oxford Resource Center on Friday the 13th! Please stop by the main office if you have lost any items.

Student government officers and anyone interested in helping with the Best Buddies dance this spring, please to attend a quick meeting Thursday, January 12th right after school in room 316. We will discuss ideas to starting working on the project

Congratulations to Ivan Shires who won the THS string bag for answering the survey for the Spirit Store.

Birthday’s for today:  Elizabeth Phillips turning 15, Charlottle Benzing turning 16, and Aaron Hool turning 17

Enjoy Wrestling? Well the Talawanda Wrestling team will be competing for Senior night tomorrow at 6. The Braves will be led by seniors Ian Schomaker 13-10, Caleb Morgan 14-9, Preston Bressler 14-7 and Ronnie Sweet. Go Braves! 

Have a day Talawanda!

  

January 9th, 2017

Good morning Talawanda, today is Monday January 9th, 2017! 

Attention NHS Members. We will meet after school on Thursday, January 12th, in the room above the Media Center. Please see Ms. Alfonsi if you have a conflict

Attention students! There will be a meeting with Mr. Caudill and Mr. Maynard for students interested in learning more about Model United Nation on Thursday, January 12th after school in room 415, Mr. Caudill’s room. Anyone interested should attend and bring a friend! 

Do you like taking pictures? Are you interested in photography? Do you want to take that interest beyond Instagram? Then come to the first informational meeting for the new THS Photography Club! Our first meeting will be held on tuesday, January 17th, right after school in Mr. Aerni’s room 320. Can’t make the meeting? Send an email to Mr. Aerni or Magnolia Sorensen for more info.

Sophomores: If you want to attend Butler Tech you must submit an application. Visit butler tech.org and click on the apply now link.

Mock Trial will be 4:30 to 6:30 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday this week and next week. Competition is January 20th.

Lost & Found will be taken to the Oxford Resource Center on Friday the 13th! Please stop by the main office if you have lost any items.

Student government officers and anyone interested in helping with the Best Buddies dance this spring, please to attend a quick meeting Thursday, January 12th right after school in room 316. We will discuss ideas to starting working on the project

Setting Stone will meet today, after school, in Mr. Aerni’s room. We will discuss the upcoming coffee house as well as review new submissions.

On Friday the Braves Swim and Dive team travelled to Hamilton to face both Hamilton and Edgewood in a tri-meet. Both the boys and girls teams dominated the competition. Special congratulations to Benjamin Farmer, Ethan DiMenna and Deidre Payne for picking up their first career victories. Come out to the rec center tomorrow night to watch the Braves continue their quest for their 11th straight conference championship as they take on Harrison and Butler. Action starts at 6:30.

Birthday’s for today: Cody Wilson turning 15, Richard Gallagher turning 16, Noah Russell and Seth Barrett both turning 17   

Have a day Talawanda!

January 5th – 6th, 2017

The video announcements will resume Monday, January 9th with our 9th season of BraveTV at THS!  In the meantime, here are the announcements and events occurring over for Thursday and Friday.

All Juniors will be participating in the practice ACT on Friday, January 6th starting at 7:30 and going through the lunch period.  Please plan accordingly.

Do you like taking pictures? Are you interested in photography? Do you want to take that interest beyond instagram? Then come to the first informational meeting for the new THS Photography Club! Our first meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 17th, right after school in Mr. Aerni’s room (320). Can’t make the meeting? Send an email to Mr. Aerni or Magnolia Sorensen for more info.

During the month of January, Voila will be collecting gently used children’s coats (all sizes and genders) for Oxford’s Family Resource Center. Thank you in advance for your donations!

Home Games for this week:

Thursday – Swim and Dive meet @ Rec Center 6pm

Friday – Boys Basketball vs. Edgewood, Frosh 4:30, JV 6, Varsity 7:30

December 16th, 2016

The students in Mr. McWilliam’s class are asking Talawanda to come together to make a little boys christmas dream come true. 8 year old Andrew, who’s mother passed away recently, was sadly diagnosed with transverse Myelitis. With only 4 years left to live, his christmas wish is to be able to decorate his hospital room with christmas cards. Come to  Mr. McWilliam’s room anytime during this week and during exam week to make a special card for Andrew. For more information ask Camry Neeley, Madison Huber or Faith Dyer. Lets make this little boy’s christmas a special one!!

Sponsored by the Talawanda-Butler Tech FCCLA chapter, Talawanda is donating to Sevier County.  We challenge each student to donate at least one item to the families that have lost so much.  Plus we are asking the Greater Oxford Community to help as well. You can bring donations to Room 611 or we will be having several donation collections.  Items will be delivered directly to the Sevier County High School on December 22nd.  Please see Mrs Gregory or Braelynn Wagers for more details.

Any student interested in helping with the Best Buddies dance this spring, please stop by room 316 to sign up. We will meet officially next semester. This is a great opportunity to get service hours and all student government officers should plan to be involved. Stop by this week to sign up.

During the month of January, Voila will be collecting gently used children’s coats ( all sizes and genders ) for Oxford’s Family Resource Center. Thank you in advance for your donations!

Home Games for Today: Coed Varsity Swimming vs. Wilmington at 6:30 and Boys JV and Varsity Basketball vs. Little Miami, JV at 6 and Varsity at 7:30

Reminder that Exams continue into next week, and we are officially on Winter Break starting Thursday.  School will resume Thursday, January 5th!

December 15th, 2016


Good morning Talawanda, today is Thursday December 15th, 2016

The students in Mr. McWilliam’s class are asking Talawanda to come together to make a little boys christmas dream come true. 8 year old Andrew, who’s mother passed away recently, was sadly diagnosed with transverse Myelitis. With only 4 years left to live, his christmas wish is to be able to decorate his hospital room with christmas cards. Come to  Mr. McWilliam’s room anytime during this week and during exam week to make a special card for Andrew. For more information ask Camry Neeley, Madison Huber or Faith Dyer. Lets make this little boy’s christmas a special one!!

Sponsored by the Talawanda-Butler Tech FCCLA chapter, Talawanda is donating to Sevier County.  We challenge each student to donate at least one item to the families that have lost so much.  Plus we are asking the Greater Oxford Community to help as well.  You can bring donations to Room 611 or we will be having several donation collections.  Items will be delivered directly to the Sevier County High School on December 22nd.  Please see Mrs Gregory or Braelynn Wagers for more details.

Any student interested in helping with the Best Buddies dance this spring, please stop by room 316 to sign up. We will meet officially next semester. This is a great opportunity to get service hours and all student government officers should plan to be involved. Stop by this week to sign up.

During the month of January, Voila will be collecting gently used children’s coats ( all sizes and genders ) for Oxford’s Family Resource Center. Thank you in advance for your donations!

No home games for today but tomorrow there will be Coed Varsity Swimming vs. Wilmington at 6:30 and Boys JV and Varsity Basketball vs. Little Miami, JV at 6 and Varsity at 7:30

Birthday’s for today: Jeremiah Wingeier and Thomas Stone turning 16, Taylor Bowie turning 17, and Kaitlyn King and Terry Hatton turning 18 and tomorrow it will be David Abrams turning 15, Allie Mullins turning 16, Lizzie Sawdai turning 18 and it will also be Mrs. McCartney’s birthday   

Happy Holidays Talawanda!

December 14th, 2016

Good morning Talawanda, today is Wednesday December 14th, 2016

The students in Mr. McWilliam’s class are asking Talawanda to come together to make a little boys christmas dream come true. 8 year old Andrew, who’s mother passed away recently, was sadly diagnosed with transverse Myelitis. With only 4 years left to live, his christmas wish is to be able to decorate his hospital room with christmas cards. Come to  Mr. McWilliam’s room anytime during this week and during exam week to make a special card for Andrew. For more information ask Camry Neeley, Madison Huber or Faith Dyer. Lets make this little boy’s christmas a special one!!

Sponsored by the Talawanda-Butler Tech FCCLA chapter, Talawanda is donating to Sevier County.  We challenge each student to donate at least one item to the families that have lost so much.  Plus we are asking the Greater Oxford Community to help as well.  You can bring donations to Room 611 or we will be having several donation collections.  Items will be delivered directly to the Sevier County High School on December 22nd.  Please see Mrs Gregory or Braelynn Wagers for more details.

Attention NHS Members: Please remember to bring your giving tree items or money to Ms. Alfonsi TODAY. Thanks!

Any student interested in helping with the Best Buddies dance this spring, please stop by room 316 to sign up. We will meet officially next semester. This is a great opportunity to get service hours and all student government officers should plan to be involved. Stop by this week to sign up.

On Monday December 12th The Talawanda Tribune print issue arrived. Issues are being distributed to English and Foreign Language teachers for classroom and individual student use. If you would like your own copy please see Ms. Weatherwax in room 417 at Talawanda High School. There is one correction to be made in the print issue. One page 2 in Fall Sports the article “Braves Go 2-4 in SWOC” was written by Tribune sports editor Austin Howard.

FCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will meet today in room 220 right after school. This is our last meeting before winter break so bring a friend and hope to see you there!

During the month of January, Voila will be collecting gently used children’s coats ( all sizes and genders ) for Oxford’s Family Resource Center. Thank you in advance for your donations!

Students who took the PSAT. Scores have been received. Please see Mrs. Peter during your lunch to pick up your scores and receive a brief explanation.

Key Club would like to thank the school and community for supporting Yuda Bands. We’ve sold 200+ bands for the campaign and TODAY is the last day to buy one. They are available at lunch. Wear a band to Chipotle this Saturday and get a buy one get one free deal.

Home games for today: Coed Varsity Bowling vs. Middletown at 4 and Coed Academic Challenge vs. Northwest also at 4

Birthday’s for today: Caroline Reagh Slager turning 17 and Alan Senderak turning 18

Have a Day Talwanda!