The Talon

About The Talon

Parts of the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 staffs pose for a picture after accepting awards at a Deer Valley Unified School District governing board meeting. (Photo by Jessica Souza)

The Talon is published as a forum for the student opinion at Sandra Day O’Connor High School, part of the Deer Valley Unified School District. The Talon is an award winning publication with dozens of awards for its staff members as well as being ranked the top online publication and one of the top print publications in the state. Letters to the editor must be signed and dropped off in Room 508, e-mailed to thetalonohs@gmail or mailed. Letters may be edited for content and/or space consideration. Obscene or libelous statements will not be printed. Opinions reflected here are of those of The Talon staff and do not reflect the Deer Valley Unified School District. Stories are published here at weekly.


If interested in advertising with Talon in the print issue or online please refer to the information below to see our prices and sizes. All revenues purchased go toward maintaining the website, publishing issues and supporting further journalism education.

If you wish to advertise with us, contact us:

25250 N. 35th Ave.

Phoenix, Ariz. 85083

(623) 445-7180

[email protected]

There is a 20% discount for advertisements done by on-campus advertisers.



 One Month ($50), on campus ($40)

Two Months ($75), on campus ($60)

Four Months ($125), on campus ($100)

Six Months ($200), on campus ($160)

Year ($300), on campus ($240)

Printed Publication**

(The Talon Newspaper)

Business Card ($40), on campus ($32)

Eighth page ($65), on campus ($52)

Quarter Page ($100), on campus ($80)

Half Page ($150), on campus ($120)

Full Page ($200), on campus ($160)

Flyer/Insert ($150), on campus ($120)

*Note: The OHS school year runs from August to May. The website is less frequently updated when our staff is on any breaks.

**Note: Our publication dates for the school year are as follows: