Thursday, October 3rd 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

HOMECOMING is right around the corner! If you need assistance with homecoming attire, please see Ashley in the guidance office any Monday, Wednesday or Friday. 

Homecoming ticket sales will begin tomorrow, October 4th. Tickets will be $15 each. You can purchase your ticket during lunch, or stop by the main office and see Mrs. Stivers. If you are bringing a guest that is not from Talawanda, you must get a guest form and purchase your guest’s ticket from the main office. 

Spirit week is next week.  On Monday everyone will be wearing Pajamas for PJ Day, Tuesday is ‘Down on the Farm’ so wear your best country outfit or dress up like a farm animal, Wednesday is 80s day, and Thursday is class color day with Freshmen wearing red, Sophomores in Blue, Juniors in White, and Seniors in Black.  Dress up and have a great time!

If you have any pictures of your summer vacation you would like to include in the yearbook, please email them to

The Fall Spooktacular Blood Drive will be held October 30th all students 16 and over are able to donate blood.  With each donation three lives are saved!  Pick up forms during lunch, in the office or room 611.

Setting Stone Magazine was recently awarded a silver medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Come celebrate with us at the magazine’s official release party on Monday, October 7, right after school, in the space above the Media Center. The new magazine will be available to check out and/or purchase, and we will have coffee and snacks, as well. Hope to see you there!

The A Brave Cares shirts are available for $15 and are being sold during lunches or stop by room 611.  There are field hockey, soccer, volleyball and football games that are all hosting A Brave Cares games over the next 2 weeks.  All proceeds are being donated to Luna Cares.  

Now for today’s birthday’s, Andrew Miller turns 17, Spencer Crauder turns  18, Ben Fowler turns 18, Krista Snell turns 18, Davis Byrd turns 17, and Austin Simpkins turns 18.  Special birthday wishes to staff members Mrs. Sammons and Officer Butler.

Any student taking the PSAT on October 16 will need to come to register with Mr. Phelps on Monday, October 7 right after school in the cafeteria.  If you have any questions, please see him in room 518.

Voila is sponsoring SOCK-tober again this year!  We will take new socks of all sizes & types.  The socks will be donated to a local Hamilton charity.  Please drop them off to Room 118!!! We will collect the entire month of October.