September 26th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Seniors interested in assisting with sophomore PRIDE Day should pick up an application from Mrs. Peter in the counseling office.

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. 

Baseball players who have volunteered to work at the Bogan Carnival on Saturday, September 28th should enter through the front entrance at their assigned time and report to the volunteers’ desk.

Jostens will be in the cafeteria during lunch and after school from 5-7 until October 1st for class ring orders. Additional order packets are in the office.

Now for Stupid Questions

Now for today’s birthday’s, Ben Holley turns 15, Elijah Ward turns 16, Katie Rose turns 17, and Noah Staton turns 18. Happy Birthday.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

Congrats to the girls golf team who placed second at the SWOC championships yesterday, their next match is Sectionals on Monday.

Their will be a spirit bus traveling to Little Miami for the football game on Friday for students sign up in the Athletic Office to reserve your spot.

Home games for today: Girls soccer hosts Harrison JV at 5 Varsity at 7.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. Thanks so much for watching, and put down the Mario Kart.

September 25th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Don’t forget your bikes! Talawanda Cycling Club invites riders of all ability levels to join them on their first group ride this wednesday, at 2:30 after school in Mrs. Schrans room (216). Make sure to pick up a waiver and a route map, also in Mrs. Schran’s room. If you have any further questions you can email Mrs. Schran or Jasper Ralinovsky.

Seniors interested in assisting with sophomore PRIDE Day should pick up an application from Mrs. Peter in the counseling office.

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. 

Baseball players who have volunteered to work at the Bogan Carnival on Saturday, September 28th should enter through the front entrance at their assigned time and report to the volunteers’ desk.

Now for today’s birthdays, Ethan Gray turns 16. Happy Birthday.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

The volleyball team fell to Little Miami at home last night they fall to 3-11 on the year and play next tomorrow at Ross.

JV girls’ tennis defeated Harrison Tuesday with a score of 4-1. Winners for Talawanda are Taona Banda, Scout Tincher, Jordan Gresham, Halen Thomas, and Emma Morrish. JV tennis has their last home match on Monday, Sept 30.

The boys soccer team fell to Little Miami yesterday by a 4-0 score they fall to 2-7-1 on the year and they play next tomorrow at Harrison.

The girls soccer team fell to Little Miami last night by a 2-1 score they suffer their first conference loss of the year and are now 4-3-3 overall their next game is tomorrow versus Harrison.

The boys golf team opened the scoring for the all sports trophy for the Brave with a win at the SWOC tournament yesterday Austin Goerss had a 80, and Charlie Faler had a 85 on the 18 hole course congratulations to the boys golf team on their SWOC title!

Home games for today: None, but girls golf team is at their SWOC tournament right now, so good luck to them.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. Thanks so much for watching, and play some Mario Kart Tour today.

September 24th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Lost & Found is already overflowing with water bottles, lunch boxes and always lots and lots of clothes!  Come to the main office before Wednesday.  Everything will be given to Goodwill.

Don’t forget your bikes! Talawanda Cycling Club invites riders of all ability levels to join them on their first group ride this wednesday, at 2:30 after school in Mrs. Schrans room (216). Make sure to pick up a waiver and a route map, also in Mrs. Schran’s room. If you have any further questions you can email Mrs. Schran or Jasper Ralinovsky.

Seniors interested in assisting with sophomore PRIDE Day should pick up an application from Mrs. Peter in the counseling office.

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. 

Baseball players who have volunteered to work at the Bogan Carnival on Saturday, September 28th should enter through the front entrance at their assigned time and report to the volunteers’ desk.

And Now for Freshman expectations vs reality

Now for today’s birthdays, Julio Fuentes turns 14, Dylan Alvey turns 15, Owen Daniels and Nathaniel Hall turn 16, and Madison Hickman turns 18. Happy Birthday.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

September 23rd, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Lost & Found is already overflowing with water bottles, lunch boxes and always lots and lots of clothes!  Come to the main office before Wednesday.  Everything will be given to Goodwill.

Key Club will be having its first meeting today after school in room 423.  We’ll be handing out some important papers at this meeting, so be sure to come!

Seniors interested in assisting with sophomore PRIDE Day should pick up an application from Mrs. Peter in the counseling office.

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. 

Attention Talawanda baseball players: Open Field has been cancelled this afternoon but we will still lift weights from 3:30-4:30.

Now for today’s birthdays, Corey Niehoff turns 15 and Madlyn Manning turns 18. Happy Birthday.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

The girls field hockey team defeated Wallnut Hills yesterday by a 4-1 score Skyler Lawson and Ava Wetzel each had 2 goals and Tatyanna Whalen was the winning goalie for the Brave the JV team tied Walnut Hills 0-0 and their next game is tonight at home versus Walnut Hills we’ll carry that game live on Channel 85.

Make sure to vote for senior Dalton Norris for Tri-State Football player of the week on their site, Dalton had 2 sacks, a fumble recovery and a touchdown in the Brave’s last game versus New Richmond.

The football team defeated New Richmond by a 29-6 score, touchdowns for the Brave came from Dalton Norris, Terrell Wills, Deondre Bothast-Revalee and Luke Richardson on a kick return, they also had a safety in the game, the football team improves to 4-0 on the year and play this Friday at Little Miami.

The cross country team ran at Centerville’s Saturday Night Lights against many of the state’s best on Saturday evening.  This is a unique race where the last few races are run under the lights with the finish on the track in front of 10 thousand spectators.  The girls had 15 out of 17 runners set season or personal best times to finish 13th out of 27 teams.  Hannah Lippincott led the way with an 18th place finish out of 253 runners.  Hannah’s time of 18:25 for the 5K course makes her the third fastest individual in Talawanda history.  Maddy Iden, Libby Farmer, Lilly Iden, and Abby Bahlau rounded out the scoring for the Brave.  In the boys’ race there were 13 season or career best times as Kiefer Bell also became the third fastest in school history.  He ran the course in 16 minutes and 15 seconds to place 32nd in the field of 233 runners.  Logan Murray, Jens Bartel, and Benjamin Farmer also ran personal bests, with Daniel Sawdai rounding out the scoring.  The team has the week off and will return to action the following Saturday at Eaton.

Home games for today: Girls golf hosts Princeton at 4, girls tennis hosts Colerain at 4, JV at 5, varsity at 6:30 that game is on Brave TV tonight.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. Thanks so much for watching, and have a great day.

September 20th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Friday, September 20th, 2019

Lost & Found is already overflowing with water bottles, lunch boxes(Thirty One bag with initials) and always lots and lots of clothes!  Come to the main office before Wednesday.  Everything will be given to Goodwill.

Key Club will be having its first official meeting on Monday, September 23, from 2:30 to 3:00 in room 423.  New and returning members should come to this meeting, as there are some important forms and dates that will be talked about during the meeting.

Talawanda Baseball players who have volunteered to help out at the TMS Craft Fair need to report to the Middle School by 2:45 on Saturday, September 21st. We will be finished by 4:15.

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. 

Everyone is invited to the 17th Annual Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5:30 – 9:00 pm at the Oxford Uptown Parks, High St. & Main St., Oxford, OH.

Come for a short while and/or stay for the evening.This event is sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures, Global Initiatives with support from Oxford Community Arts Center and in partneships with many many  organizations including the Oxford Community Foundation, Oxford Lane Library, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion and Talawanda High school.

Now for the UniDiversity recap

Now for today’s birthdays, Kylie Campbell turns 16 and Alysse Aylor turns 17. Happy Birthday.

Chess club will meet in Mr. Yuva’s room after school today.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

Thank you to everyone who showed up to the golf match yesterday you guys had such good camo we couldn’t see anyone, so thanks for coming to the golf match.

The boy’s varsity golf team defeated Badin last night 5-1 in match play to extend their season record to 14-2.  This was their final match leading up the SWOC Tournament which will be played this coming Tuesday at the Miami Whitewater course.

In other action the JV boy’s team loss to Badin 196-202.  There record now stands at 11-2 overall.  Medalist for the match was Parker Geshan with a round of 44.

The girls tennis team fell to Preble Shawnee yesterday they fall to 10-9 on the year and their next game is Monday at Colerain.

The girls golf team improved their record to 15-4 on the year with a one stroke win over Northwest last night final in that one 213-214 their next match is at home versus Princeton on Monday.

Home games for today: The football team looks to improve to 4-0 on the year at home versus New Richmond, tailgate begins at 5:30 and the game begins at 7 student section will be a white out tonight so let’s support the football team in a big game tonight.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. And we leave you today with a video put together by Fiat Thongkhot thank you so much to Fiat for the awesome video, thank you so much for watching, and have a great weekend.

September 19th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Lost & Found is already overflowing with water bottles, lunch boxes(Thirty One bag with initials) and always lots and lots of clothes!  Come to the main office before Wednesday.  Everything will be given to Goodwill.

Key Club will be having its first official meeting on Monday, September 23, from 2:30 to 3:00 in room 423.  New and returning members should come to this meeting, as there are some important forms and dates that will be talked about during the meeting.

Talawanda Baseball players who have volunteered to help out at the TMS Craft Fair need to report to the Middle School by 2:45 on Saturday, September 21st. We will be finished by 4:15.

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. 

Everyone is invited to the 17th Annual Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5:30 – 9:00 pm at the Oxford Uptown Parks, High St. & Main St., Oxford, OH.

Come for a short while and/or stay for the evening.This event is sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures, Global Initiatives with support from Oxford Community Arts Center and in partneships with many many  organizations including the Oxford Community Foundation, Oxford Lane Library, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion and Talawanda High school.

Now for Deep Thoughts

Now for today’s birthdays, Ryan Mirnejad and Driston Henson turn 15, and Tyler Teeters turns 17. Happy Birthday.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

PACK THE GOLF MATCH PACK THE GOLF MATCH PACK THE GOLF MATCH

The girls golf team defeated Taylor by a 198-269 score they are now 14-4 on the year they play tonight at Northwest.

The boy’s varsity golf team fell to Fenwick last night by a score of 170-179.  It was only the second lost of the season compared to 13 wins.  Dylan Slager and Grady Holmes had low rounds of 43 each for the Brave.

The JV golf team returned to their winning ways with a 186-193 victory over Fenwick improving their season record to 11-1.  Owen Sweitzer was low man with a round of 42.

Both the varsity and JV return to action tonight as they take on Badin at Hueston Woods.

The girls field hockey team fell to Mount Notre Dame yesterday by an 8-0 score they play next Monday at home versus Indian Hill.

Home games for today: Tennis hosts Preble Shawnee at 4, and the boys golf team is hosting pack the course night at Hueston Woods, let’s draw a huge crowd to watch the team decimate Badin, it is a camo out, so let’s pack that course and Patty G will be there.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. Thanks so much for watching, and active annihilation mode.

September 18th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Key Club will be having its first official meeting on Monday, September 23, from 2:30 to 3:00 in room 423.  New and returning members should come to this meeting, as there are some important forms and dates that will be talked about during the meeting.

Talawanda Baseball players who have volunteered to help out at the TMS Craft Fair need to report to the Middle School by 2:45 on Saturday, September 21st. We will be finished by 4:15.

Attention all YITs or anyone interested in joining the Youth Initiative Team!  We will meet after school this Wednesday in the Teacher Lunchroom.  Hope you can join us!

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. 

Everyone is invited to the 17th Annual Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5:30 – 9:00 pm at the Oxford Uptown Parks, High St. & Main St., Oxford, OH.

Come for a short while and/or stay for the evening.This event is sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures, Global Initiatives with support from Oxford Community Arts Center and in partneships with many many  organizations including the Oxford Community Foundation, Oxford Lane Library, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion and Talawanda High school.

And now for a PreView of the Unidiversity festival

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

The boys golf team defeated Badin yesterday by a score of 162-173, they improve to 13-1 on the year. They play at home tomorrow against Badin GET IT PACKED it is a CAMO OUT!

The girls soccer team tied Ross last night they are now 2-0-3 in the conference and play next Tuesday at home versus Little Miami.

The boys soccer team fell to Ross by a 7-0 score they fall to 1-4-1 in the conference they play next Tuesday at Little Miami.

The girls volleyball team fell to Ross in three sets last night their next game is at home versus Little Miami on Tuesday.

The cross country team traveled to Hamilton yesterday, holding out the top 7 runners, the boys team placed first and the girls second, both team will travel to Centerville on Saturday to participate in the ninth edition of the Saturday Night Lights.

Home games for today: JV Tennis hosts Monroe at 4, girls golf hosts Taylor at 4:30, and field hockey takes on Mount Notre Dame at 6:30.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. Thanks so much for watching, and pack that Badin match, Patty G will be there.

September 17th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Key Club will be having its first official meeting on Monday, September 23, from 2:30 to 3:00 in room 423.  New and returning members should come to this meeting, as there are some important forms and dates that will be talked about during the meeting.

Attention all YITs or anyone interested in joining the Youth Initiative Team!  We will meet after school this Wednesday in the Teacher Lunchroom.  Hope you can join us!

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. 

Talawanda Tribune: There will be NO meeting after school on Tuesday, Sept. 17 because Waxy and the editors will be on a field trip.

Wrestlers don’t forget that there are open mats today after school as well as Thursday from 3:00-4:30. This schedule will remain the same for the next couple of weeks. Interested in wrestling but not sure who to talk to? See Coach Johnson in room 120 and he’ll help you out. 

Now for todays birthdays, Catrina Wentzell turns 14, Kaydence Morris turns 15, Jessica Myers turns 17, and Jacob Tyree turns 18. Happy Birthday!

Attention second-year senior NHS members: please meet in Ms. Alfonsi’s room Today, September 17, right after school.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

The girls field hockey team fell to Indian Hill JV by a 1-0 score and varsity by an 8-0 score, they play next at home on Wednesday versus Mount Notre Dame.

The girls tennis team defeated Fenwick by a 3-2 score yesterday they improve to 9-8 on the year and play today versus Mount Healthy.

The girls golf team placed second in their tri meet yesterday defeating Goshen but falling to Walnut Hills. They are now 13-4 on the year.

Home games for today: Soccer hosts Ross JV at 5 Varsity at 7, Volleyball also hosts Ross JV at 5:45 Varsity at 7.

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

September 16th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Monday, September 16th, 2019

Anyone in or interested in Environment and natural science club, there will be a meeting today after school.

Attention all YITs or anyone interested in joining the Youth Initiative Team!  We will meet after school this Wednesday in the Teacher Lunchroom.  Hope you can join us!

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. 

Talawanda Tribune: There will be NO meeting after school on Tuesday, Sept. 17 because Waxy and the editors will be on a field trip.

Torch Prep is offering a Practice ACT test for Talawanda students here on Saturday, November 16 from 10am-2pm in the cafeteria.  Students can sign up for this free opportunity by going to www.torchprep.com.  See your counselor if you have any questions!

And now for the Cross Country team

Now for todays birthdays, Victoria Green turns 15 and Mary Perkins turns 16. Happy Birthday!

Attention second-year senior NHS members: please meet in Ms. Alfonsi’s room on Tuesday, September 17, right after school.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

Congratulations to the cross country team for a great showing at the Eaton Invitational on Saturday.  The girls took first place and the boys third.  Five girls were in the top 16 (Lippincott – 1st, M Iden – 3rd, Farmer – 5th, Motta – 7th, L Iden – 16th) and three boys in the top 14 (Bell – 3rd, Murray – 10th, Bartel – 14th).   Setting personal records for the girls were Kylee Carver, Hannah Farnsworth, Hannah Hoblitzell, and Bella Walters.  Big improvements for the boys were made by Tesh Bali, Jacob Farmer, Harrison Cradduck, Jesse Faler, Noah Femiani, and Owen King.  The team will travel to  Hamilton on Tuesday and Saturday Night Lights IX on Saturday. 

On Saturday the freshmen football team defeated the Little Miami Panthers to a score of 14 to 12. The Brave were trailing 12-6 at the end of the fourth quarter. With 50 seconds left on the clock, the Brave had to convert on a 4th and 7. DJ Morris Williams connected with Dom Dowers on a tipped ball in the back of the end zone to tie it up. DJ punched it in on the conversion with a QB sneak to go ahead by 2. With 15 seconds remaining, Hayden Marcum intercepted the Panthers’ pass as they were driving to seal the deal. They improve to 1 and 1 on the season. Way to go frosh. 

The boys soccer team defeated Union County by a score of 6-3. Zeek Nates and Jasper Ralinovsky each had 2 goals in the game the boys team is now 2-5-1 overall and their next game is tomorrow at Ross.

And on Friday the football team defeated Eaton 44-14 to improve to 3-0 on the year it was a dominating performance for the Brave. Luke Richardson had an 80 yard kick return touchdown and Deondre Bothast-Revallee had 2 touchdowns and an interception. As I mentioned the Brave are now 3-0 on the year and play this Friday against New Richmond that game is a white out.

Home games for today: Girls varsity golf hosts Goshen at 4, and girls JV tennis hosts Fenwick at 4.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. Thanks so much for watching, and have a great day.

September 13th, 2019

Good Morning Talawanda. Today is Friday, September 13th, 2019

Attention Mock Trial.  There will be no practice this Sunday.  Instead there is a cookout at Waxy’s house from 3-5.  Don’t forget to rsvp on the link on our Google Classroom page.

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. 

Talawanda Tribune: There will be NO meeting after school on Tuesday, Sept. 17 because Waxy and the editors will be on a field trip.

Torch Prep is offering a Practice ACT test for Talawanda students here on Saturday, November 16 from 10am-2pm in the cafeteria.  Students can sign up for this free opportunity by going to www.torchprep.com.  See your counselor if you have any questions!

And now for the ghosts at THS

Now for todays birthdays, Aiden Armentrout turns 16. Happy Birthday!

Chess club will meet today after school in Mr. Yuva’s room.

THS Baseball Players who volunteered for Trail Clearing need to meet in the student parking lot by the baseball field by 9AM Saturday, September 14. Please wear long pants and safe shoes. If possible, bring non-motorized hand tools like loppers and make sure you have your liability form with you or you won’t be able to participate.

Attention second-year senior NHS members: please meet in Ms. Alfonsi’s room on Tuesday, September 17, right after school.

And now for Whats the T and Luke WP

In boy’s varsity golf action last night, the Brave defeated Ross 159-168, to remain undefeated in the SWOC.  Charlie Faler and Dylan Slager shared low round honors with a round of 39 each.  With the regular season conference matches completed, the Brave will play 3 matches next week against non-conference opponents to ready themselves for the SWOC Tournament on Tuesday the 24th. 

The girls soccer team defeated Northwest yesterday by a score of 5-1 Ainsley Clark and Kyra Koontz had 2 goals apiece in that on they improve to 2-0-2 in the SWOC and their next game is next Tuesday at home versus Ross.

The boys soccer team fell to Northwest by a 4-1 score Logan Kent had the goal for the Brave they fall to 1-5-1 overall and 1-3-1 in the conference. Their next game is Saturday at home versus Union County Indiana.

And the livestream for the girls volleyball team was a success as they defeated Northwest in 4 sets live on BraveTV last night they improve to 3-8 on the year and 2-3 in the SWOC, their next match is Monday at Princeton.

Home games for today: None, but the football team heads to Eaton tonight to take on the Eagles and look to improve to their first 3-0 record since the 1990s, they are led by Terrell Wills and Deondre Bothast-Revalee who are 4th and 7th respectively in the SWOC in rushing yards. That game is at Eaton and is a Hawaiian out so let’s pack the stands tonight and show the Eagles how well we travel.

And that’s our broadcast on this day. I’m Luke West Poley. Thanks so much for watching, and have an awesome weekend.