September 4th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Friday, September 13th in the PAC during 6th Period- there will be a free concert featuring popular music from Brazil, Cuba, Argentina and Puerto Rico, including selections by the country’s most important composers as part of the uniDiversity Festival. The performance is led by Miami University specialist Thomas Garcia, who is joined by local Oxford musicians Doug Hamilton and Noah Cope. The free concert is part of the festivities of the Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival and National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Celebration and is sponsored by multiple organizations within our community. All classes are invited but to reserve your spot, Teachers, kindly contact Ms. Hofmann in Room 117 to reserve your classes’ spot for this event! Thank you for those who have already done so.

The Marshall Girls on the Run team is looking for high school mentors.  You must be able to commit to one day a week Sept 9 through Nov. 15.  Practices are Mondays and Thursdays 3:45 to 5:15 at Marshall.  If you are interested, please contact Mrs.Lykins at

This year,  The World Language Club (Voila) is partnering with The American Red Cross.  If you are interested in learning more, plan to attend the Informational Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 10 – immediately after school in Room 118.

Attention Seniors – there will be a College Essay Workshop after school on September 9th from 2:30 – 4:00 PM. This is an opportunity to have your college essay reviewed by an admissions counselor or discuss ideas for essays that you still need to complete. This 1 on 1 help is offered completely free of charge! Our past graduates who attended found this to be a valuable experience and we trust you will as well. Come with your chromebooks and any/all essays that you need to complete as part of the college admissions process. 

And now for THS in Paradise

There will be an informational meeting for Big Brothers/Big Sisters Thursday the 5th right after school in the Media Center.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

The girls tennis team defeated Ross yesterday by a score of 4-1 they improve to 5-6 on the year and 2-1 in the SWOC.

The girls volleyball team fell to Harrison in three sets yesterday they fall to 1-5 on the year.

The boy’s varsity golf team remained undefeated in SWOC play with a 161-162 victory over Harrison last night.  Matt Bowling, Charlie Faler, and Dylan Slager all shot 40, and Austin Goerss added a 41 to score for the Brave.  The varsity team improved their overall record to 8-1 on the season and are back in action tonight as they travel to Edgewood to take on the Cougars.

In other action the JV boy’s golf team defeated Harrison with a score of 181-190.  Owen Sweitzer earned medalist honors with a round of 40.

Last year, Talawanda Wrestling had its first Division 1 state placing wrestler, Sean Mondello. Interested in pursuing glory, victory, and immortality this upcoming winter? Come to wrestling open mats after school Tuesday, September 10th in the wrestling room, from 3:00 to 4:30. See Coach Johnson in room 120 if you have any questions.

The girls soccer team battled to a draw once again last night it was a 4-4 final. They now have two ties in SWOC play and their next game is this Saturday at East Central.

The boys soccer team tied Harrison yesterday 1-1 goal in the game for Ethan Kraushar they are now 0-1-1 in SWOC play their next game is Thursday versus Mount Healthy.

Home games for today: girls golf hosts Edgewood at 4.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. Thanks so much for watching, and we’ll see you tomorrow.