The Talon

Leaders at OHS give new meaning to the word
Victoria Kirova, Features Editor • April 24, 2022

The world is full of leaders. Whether it be a coach, a president, or an editor-in-chief, these people take initiative, support their...

Sanskriti Shandilya, sophomore, sits for a picture with Youth for Acceptance club members.
OHS Leaders launch clubs with ingenuity
Abby Mills, Photography Editor • April 10, 2022
Ms. Liptow, psychology teacher, diligently prepares for class at her desk.
Ms. Liptow psyches out the system
Ananya Thekkemelepatt, Opinions Editor • May 20, 2022

In recent years, majoring in psychology and the mental health field has become increasingly popular amongst students. Luckily, OHS...

Wordle has become the globe’s latest obsession. This image depicts a plausible scenario if the word of the day was Talon.
Wordle captivates audiences young and old
Gabriel de Souza, Editor-in-Chief • May 7, 2022

First released in October of 2021, Wordle has since come to dominate a segment of mobile gaming that it has seemingly created itself....

Caleb Bautista, junior, stands near his business’ advertisement that he proudly displays on his car.
Students find independence and new skills by starting businesses
Gabriel de Souza, Editor-in-Chief • April 29, 2022

As OHS students inch closer and closer to adulthood, many are eager to step foot into the real world by contributing their time, resources,...

Protests over the conflict have erupted around the world—including in Washington D.C. where the protest pictured took place in late February.
The unheard realities of the Russia-Ukraine conflict
Cian Ryback, Guest Writer • May 13, 2022

In recent history, conflicts concerning the United States and its allies have had their truths shrouded in uncertainty until long after...

Hailey Bishop, junior, and Kainoa Gesino, senior, walk through campus during their lunch hour.
Schools should function on a four-day schedule
Aayushi Datta, News Editor • April 28, 2022

A long weekend: something that students look forward to during the hectic school schedules they go through everyday. However, what...

Patrons of Avenue 27 see their food being cooked in the appealing restaurant space.
Avenue 27 sets up high standards for CTE programs
Aayushi Datta, News Editor • April 23, 2022

Avenue 27, a fine dining restaurant opened by the culinary arts students of Barry Goldwater High School, is creating delicious meals...

The OHS boys volleyball team in action against Liberty High School.
Boys volleyball jumps into first
Kaitlyn Smitten, Sports Editor • May 13, 2022

OHS, much like many other high schools, prides itself on its sports programs. With an amazing season last year, OHS boys volleyball...

Alexa Lewis, senior, serves the ball during a match against Boulder Creek.
Tennis scores high with team spirit and morale
Gabriel de Souza, Editor-in-Chief • May 12, 2022

Girls: Although the OHS girls tennis team did not make it to the state competition this year, it is safe to say the team has accomplished...

Chandler Miller, junior, competes at long jump during the District Meet.
Track arduously prepares for the finish line
Heaven Parson, Staff Writer • May 10, 2022

The OHS track team has a phenomenal history and this season has not changed at all. Track has carried the title of district champions...

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Song Reviews: Summer 2022
Song Reviews: Summer 2022
Lindsay Steinberg, Copy Chief • May 9, 2022

"As It Was" by Harry Styles  Harry Styles returns to the music scene after his Love on Tour with the release of “As It Was.”...

“Scream” screams disappointment
“Scream” screams disappointment
Victoria Kirova, Features Editor • April 8, 2022

Predictable plotlines, forgettable characters, and unnecessary violence to substitute a lack of originality. What does this describe?...

Death on the Nile, the blood cruise
Death on the Nile, the blood cruise
Aayushi Datta, News Editor • April 3, 2022

Sequel to the Murder on the Orient Express, is the Death on the Nile. Director Kenneth Branagh continues his work over adapting Agatha...

“Tall Girl 2” is not standing any taller
“Tall Girl 2” is not standing any taller
Abby Mills, Photography Editor • March 30, 2022

“Tall Girl 2” strikes back with a vengeance. After being heralded as one of the worst movies of 2019, there was no doubt that Netflix...