The Talon

Shadow and Bone brings hope to the dark
Murder Mystery 2 brings chaos and laughs
Disney live actions - magical or terrible?
Second time beach volleyball champs show pride in themselves folowing championship win.
OHS staff represents OConner well at the district office, accepting the A+ award.
POV: you attend an A+ school
Victoria Kirova, Copy Chief • May 16, 2023

Engaged students, exemplary test scores, and a pristine campus filled with dedicated minds; all of which are the characteristics that...

Nicholas Clark, junior, presenting the American flag at the winter assembly.
ROTC radiates success at OHS
True Van Dyke, Features Editor • March 19, 2023
Richard Weyker, social studies teacher, shows off his avocado socks.
Mr. Weyker brings acceptance to OHS
Ananya Thekkemelepatt, News Editor • June 2, 2023

OHS is incredibly fortunate to have teachers that can inspire students and guide them to becoming more educated individuals. Richard...

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Early graduates step up to succeed
Victoria Kirova, Copy Chief • May 16, 2023

Whatever their reasoning may be, every year some students find themselves questioning the point of the traditional four years of high...

Brayden Perry, senior, celebrates as he signs to play collegiate soccer at Paradise Valley Community College.
OHS’ very own future collegiate athletes
Kaitlyn Smitten, Sports Editor • May 16, 2023

The opportunity to further an athlete's career collegiately is an incredible honor that is afforded to many OHS students. Numerous...

Open Enrollment harms OHS students
Open Enrollment harms OHS students
Gabriel de Souza, Editor-in-Chief • March 31, 2023

Arizona has long been a state that has championed school choice, but are open enrollment practices actually benefiting students? In...

Student at OHS scrolling through an online shopping platform.
Technology's fast and inevitable takeover
Kaitlyn Smitten, Sports Editor • March 12, 2023

For years there has been a debate about when technology will finally take over lives. With the rise of artificial intelligence, it...

The true crime behind true crime
The true crime behind true crime
Victoria Kirova, Copy Chief • January 10, 2023

With the current true crime obsession many individuals share, questions arise about when this infatuation with real-life terror becomes...

Braeden Baker, junior, decisively serves the ball during a match.
OHS Boys volleyball serves success
Victoria Kirova, Copy Chief • May 16, 2023

A loyal fan base and a group of passionate players demonstrates some of the key characteristics OHS boys volleyball yields for a victorious...

OHS baseball celebrates a successful run.
OHS baseball’s living legacy
True Van Dyke, Feature's Editor • May 16, 2023

Varsity: With an extensive history and foundation set for the program, OHS baseball is moving through their season with clear success...

OHS track athlete jumps for success.
Track triumphs with rising talent
True Van Dyke, Feature's Editor • May 16, 2023

OHS track continues to break school records, set ambitious goals, and expand the ever-growing and well-accomplished program. As the...

Print Edition
Volume 21 Issue 1 October 2022
Daisy Jones and the Six: window to the 70’s
Daisy Jones and the Six: window to the 70’s
Ruth Mioc, Staff Writer • May 16, 2023

The Amazon Prime Video mini-series “Daisy Jones & the Six,” based on the novel of the same name by Taylor Jenkins-Reid, tells...

Winter book reviews
Amber Hayden, Arts and Entertainment Editor • March 31, 2023

"A Ruinous Fate" by Kaylie Smith Whether readers are on the lookout for powerful heroines, enticing romance stories, or unique abilities,...

Ant-man and the Wasp: Quantumania—A Marvel blunder?
Ant-man and the Wasp: Quantumania—A Marvel blunder?
Aayushi Datta, Opinions Editor • March 13, 2023

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, experienced the biggest opening for the Ant-Man series. After only successfully grossing $104 million...

“Ginny and Georgia” go against the world
“Ginny and Georgia” go against the world
Victoria Kirova, Copy Chief • March 10, 2023

Ginny and Georgia, though categorized as yet another cliche teen drama, has something about it that makes the show impossible not to...