Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Tuesday, April 6th, 2021.

Would you like to help a new student adapt to THS?  We are bringing back the ambassador program to match current students with new students.  Applications are available in the counseling office or online on the counseling website.

Setting Stone is pleased to announce the theme for the upcoming issue: Movement! The magazine will be unified by creative pieces that represent literal and metaphorical forms of movement. BUT! The staff needs your submissions to make this possible. Please submit any of your creative writing, photography, or visual art pieces to, or by bringing them to room 320. We hope you’ll be a part of our award winning publication!

If you are over 16, Baker concrete is offering paid summer training in Monroe.  This could lead to a full time position if graduated and 18 and over.  See your counselor for more information.

Talawanda will be participating in Ohio Military Family Spirit Week next week, April 12th – 16th.  Monday will be support your favorite military branch day, Tuesday is Red, White, and Blue day, Wednesday is Camoflague day, Thursday is Statewide ‘Purple Up’ day, and Friday is RED day – Remember Everyone Deployed.  Talawanda is a Purple Star School and is proud to participate in this Spirit Week.

FCCLA will be hosting the spring Blood Drive to be held on Friday April 16th, 7:30-11:30.  You must be 16 years old to donate. Pick up forms from the office, room 611, outside room 611 and at lunch.

Now for teacher of the week followed by sports with Luke West Poley

With the Baylor Bears winning the National Championship last night the Bracket Challenge has come to a close, congrats to Mr. Rhoton on second prize and congrats to this year’s champion, Caleb Bogseth.

Also a huge congrats to Ben Shrider who was named to the All-State hockey team for the second straight year and a huge congrats to second year head coach Zach Sens on being named state coach of the year.

The baseball team put up 4 touchdowns last night in a 28-1 decision over Northwest, they pick up a win in their first conference game of the season to improve to 5-1 on the year with another slate of conference on the schedule starting with a home game against Harrison Wednesday.

The lax bro’s suffered a tough loss last night at home versus Seven Hills, 10-9 was the score with the decision coming in overtime, they fall to 5-2 on the year.

The softball team picked up another big victory yesterday in 10-0 fashion over Northwest, McKenna Weekley pitched a complete game shutout and Molly Van Gorden and Katie Jones both went 3-3 for the Brave, they improve to 7-1 on the year and will continue with conference games at home versus Harrison Wednesday.

The tennis team took their first loss of the season at the hands of Lakota East last night, they fall to 2-1 on the year.

Lots of teams and athletes up for Cincinnati Enquirer weekly honors this week, Kaydence Morris and Julio Fuentes are both up for track, Rachel Dsuban is up for softball, and her team is up for girls team of the week as well, so make sure to vote for everyone on the Cincinnati Enquirer’s high school sports page.

Home games today: the track team will host Harrison, Monroe and Badin in a quad starting at 4:30.

That’s our broadcast today, I’m not Goon Squad, thanks so much for watching, why you tryna keep me teeny, and Andy Zimmerman will see you on Thursday.