The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

Cindy Degler, the head custodian at Hayes, receives a farewell poem from principal Ric Stranges.  Staff honored this years retirees at Tuesdays luncheon.

Teachers & staff say goodbye to Hayes

Danica Davelli, Staff Writer June 3, 2022

Andy Doherty Andy Doherty has been the band director at Hayes for 10 years. He started working at Hayes just two weeks after graduating from Capital University. In his time at Hayes, he has built great...

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Sophomore Jack Lenocker gets set with the rest of the backline, in preparation for the opponents serve.

Boys volleyball team looks to continue improving the program

Carter Sims, Staff Writer June 2, 2022

Typically, boys’ volleyball isn’t the most popular sport in central Ohio. Whether it’s because of the specific equipment needed for the sport, the surplus of other options or the stereotypes surrounding...

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Florence Welch, lead singer of Florence + the Machine, seen on the cover for the bands new album.

Florence + the Machine releases a spotty album

Andy Eyerman, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Florence + the Machine, an English indie group, released their fifth album on May 13, 2022. The album, “Dance Fever,” contains 14 songs and totals about 47 minutes long. The first song, “King,”...

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Junior Gabe Fogle plays in a tennis match against River Valley this spring.  Fogle was the first member of the team to qualify for the District tournament since 2019.

Boy’s tennis wraps up their season

Danica Davelli, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

The Hayes boys tennis team just finished their season, improving from last year and finishing with a 9-6 record. The team had been working to improve, training in the offseason and putting in extra practice...

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High school students can earn college credit through AP classes and exams.

AP classes and testing provides college credits to high school students

Elizabeth Atanosian, Staff Writer May 26, 2022

AP exams can play a decent role when it comes to college, getting a feel for college level classwork and being accepted. Depending on the score that a student gets, they can receive college credit along...

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A drawing by Isa Quilter depicts students working together to build House at Hayes back up.

Change is coming to House next year

Olivia O'Rourke, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

House at Hayes this year has been a cause of controversy among staff and students. However, changes will be implemented next year in hopes of improving the system for everyone. One thing that will not...

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Is summer break or year round school more beneficial for students.

Opinion: Summer Break vs. Year Round School

Elizabeth Atanosian, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

Throughout the United States, there has been a long lasting debate over whether summer break or year round school is better for the students. According to Seattlepi, the main difference between year-round...

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Hayes High School

Hayes returns to a new normal

Kaitlyn Gorsuch, Staff Writer May 20, 2022

With covid numbers decreasing, Hayes is beginning to reinstate events and trying to return to a sense of normalcy. “I think we’re getting back to normal,” principal Ric Stranges said. “Which students...

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Columbus Crew Logo

The Columbus Crew season will be a rollercoaster ride

Carter Sims, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

As has life for the past few years, recent seasons for the Columbus Crew have had extreme ups and downs. It’s hard to know what to expect from the Black and Gold. As the club is growing into its new...

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Kaitlyn and Liv

Talisman names new editors for the 2022-23 school year

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

With the school year coming to a close, changes are starting to be put in place for next year; new leadership positions for extracurricular activities are opening up. The current Talisman editors, Kristen...

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girl waiting

Opinion: The wait for mental health services is excessive

Elizabeth Atanosian, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

When Covid-19 became a worldwide issue, wait times for nonessential services in the medical industry increased, as did the wait times in the world of mental health. However, most, if not all services...

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Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) searches through universes in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The film is now playing in theaters.

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is sometimes gleeful mixed bag

Noah Sparkman, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2022

Is this all the multiverse has to offer? “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is the next chapter in the MCU, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular Doctor, as he traverses the multiverse....

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