The Talon

Journalism and digital communication students showcase their various options on the career tree.
An empty classroom awaits students who are ready to learn.
OC Captured: Lucas Pier
OC Captured: Ryan Ernst
Evan Knudson, senior, conducts the OHS marching band.
OHS students going above and beyond
Amber Hayden, Arts and Entertainment Editor • December 6, 2023

OHS has no shortage of activities available for students to be involved in, with everything from marching band to FBLA. Amidst so many...

The exterior of the OHS counseling office
New Electives = New Opportunities
Aiden Reed, Staff Writer • December 6, 2023
OHSs choir preforms one of their concerts on the stage.
OHS's Melodic Influence on Campus
Sedona Bellows, Staff Writer • December 6, 2023

OHS is well known for its performing arts and music programs. With a reputation for nurturing talent and encouraging students who have...

West-MEC students learn how to draw blood through the medical assisting program.
Forging the future: pre-professional programs at OHS
Brooklyn Smith, Editorial Chief • December 6, 2023

After graduation, many high school students may feel lost, unsure if they should enroll in a university, take a year off from their...

OHS student feeling overwhelmed by the news.
Whiplash from the media's constant stimulation and negativity
Skyler Bennett, Staff Writer • December 6, 2023

The infamous infinite scroll is something every teenager has faced in this generation; scrolling through TikTok, watching seemingly...

OC sounds off: Die Hard
OC sounds off: Die Hard
Colin Robison and Aiden Reed December 6, 2023

Colin:  To be a Christmas movie, or not to be a Christmas movie–it’s an age old debate that may never have an answer. Die Hard,...

OC Sounds Off: Homework yes or no?
Abby Bryand and Aakarsh Mahey October 17, 2023

Abby (Opposing homework for a grade): Out of all the new policies that have been implemented this school year, one that has risen...

DC’s box office blunder continues
DC’s box office blunder continues
Colin Robison, Equipment Manager • October 16, 2023

On August 18th, 2023, the 15th movie of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), Blue Beetle,  was released in theaters. The movie had the...

The OHS girls volleyball team celebrates after their state championship win
Fall sports review
Amaya Kelly, Sports Editor • December 6, 2023

Although the 2023-2024 fall sports season comes to an end at OHS, the memories made, and relationships built between these high school...

An unwanted but major risk of playing competitive sports is obtaining injuries.
Athlete injuries; season ender or comeback
Kendall Walker, News Editor • December 6, 2023

Various aspects of being a student athlete can be rigorous and demanding. On top of the constant balance of school and sports, injuries...

Nya Richardson, sophomore, sprints for the finish line at cross country race.
Sprinting towards Success: OHS Cross Country Team Sets the Pace
Sedona Bellows, Staff Writer • October 17, 2023

Blazing trails of determination and unity, the athletes of OHS cross country have transformed the track into a symbol of their pursuit...

Print Edition
Volume 22 Issue 1 October 2023
Photo courtesy of Taylor Swifts Instagram
T - Squared: Publicity-Seeking or True Love?
Abby Bryand, Staff Writer • December 6, 2023

It is no secret that Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce have emerged as one of the most dominant celebrity couples within the last few months....

Photo courtesy of IMDb
Five Nights At Freddy’s: mixed feelings
Matthew Hood-Hunt, Staff Writer • December 6, 2023

Announced way back in 2015, the Five Nights at Freddy’s (FNaF) movie has had more than enough time to build excitement. It has gone...

Spider-Man 2 swings into the hearts of many
Spider-Man 2 swings into the hearts of many
Colin Robison, Equipment Manager • December 6, 2023

The long awaited sequel to Insomniac's Spider-Man Ps4, was released with high praise from fans and critics alike. Spider-Man 2 scored...

Percy Jackson: Chalice of the Gods review
Percy Jackson: "Chalice of the Gods" review
Skyler Bennett, Staff Writer • December 6, 2023

Fans of Rick Riordan’s, Percy Jackson were not prepared for the newest installment in the series. Being a fan of this series means...