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VMA results: yay or nay

Kayci Riggs, Copy Chief

September 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When I watch an award show, I have this burning desire to disagree with the winner and I'm not sure why that is, but with the VMA’s this year, I happen to approve most of their choices. Best Female Video Taylor Swift’s Blank Sp...

Too much testing tears AP students to tiny tatters

The Talon, Editorial Board

May 19, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When you were younger, there is a good chance one of the things you were most frightened of was the monsters under your bed. By now, those monsters have probably changed. However, if you happen to be a student at OHS, there...

Next year is going to be the best year yet

Audra McCaw, Staff Developer

May 19, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I cannot believe how fast these last 3 years of high school have gone by. As I sit here and type this, many memories throughout high school are passing through my mind. Some good, some bad. In just a few months I will be a...

Mock AP tests leave students over stressed

Emily DiTomasso, Arts and Entertainment editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion

AP English, math, history, science, and foreign languages. For the next couple weeks students are going to go through torture as they go through many short answers,essays, and multiple choice questions. This schedule was...

Possible modifications to the schedule

Kayci RIggs, Copy Cheif

March 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Currently there is a bill in motion that will ban Arizona schools from starting school before Labor Day. This would mean that our school year could not start before September 1 and would end around June 30. Personally, it is ki...

Don’t label yourself unhealthy

Lily Newcomb, Opinion's Editor

March 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The nutrition labels on food these days are jam packed with gibberish, and contradict themselves to a fault. After all, if this is ‘all natural’ why is there aspartame, high fructose corn syrup, and red food coloring swimming around with 200% of my daily sugar serv...

Poor parking system breaks down students

The Talon, Editorial Board

March 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Parking is the reason students are leaving the house at 5 a.m. everyday. This is due to the issues with Sandra Day O’Connor’s parking system. The design of the parking lot, the traffic flow, and the pedestrians cause absolute chaos when trying to get in and out of the school...

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