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The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

The Talisman

Meg Wolf, Adam Fronduti, Paul Gabel and Jacob Payne work on the NASA app challenge.

Students reach for the stars with NASA project

Brody Counts and Jules West December 2, 2022

Last month, five students from Joanne Meyer’s AP Computer Science class were invited to take part in a NASA initiative to develop an app to aid the Artemis Lunar Program. The initiative, called the...

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English teacher Tom Hering teaches an English 10 class. Hering is one of the teachers piloting the new mastery grading system.

Hayes works to institute new grading system

Olivia O'Rourke, Managing Editor November 30, 2022

Education is constantly evolving in hopes of improving the system for both students and teachers. For Hayes, this evolution means a new grading system—one that the administration is currently in the...

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Members of the marching band celebrate after hearing that they received a Superior rating at State Finals.

Marching Band receives Superior Rating at State Finals

Mia Saksa, Contributing Writer November 29, 2022

The new band director, Bill Fowles, took on the challenge of taking the Hayes Grand Pacer Marching Band to State Marching Band Finals. On Saturday, November 5, at Medina High School, the Hayes Marching...

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Gas is an app where students can answer polls on their peers.

“Gas” app helps students connect in unique ways

Grace Metz, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

Post-pandemic Hayes High School has learned to reconnect in more ways than one. Extracurricular programs, sports and clubs have become prominent factors in students’ lives. However, the omnipresence...

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Common App is a way students can apply to over 900 colleges.

Seniors share their college application process

Amanda Booth, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

For the past few months, students have been preparing, writing and searching for the best college for them. There are different reasons students might choose to attend certain colleges; maybe it’s the...

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The Hayes basketball team circles up prior to the rivalry game against BV on November 23.

Has the Hayes vs Buckeye Valley rivalry gone too far?

Josie Morrow and Kaitlyn Gorsuch November 25, 2022

The weather is cold, but that won’t stop the Euclid Entourage from showing up in their cut-off shorts and flannel pullovers. This unusual sight of teenagers wearing their farmer gear is nothing new to...

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No matter how you choose to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Talisman staff wishes you a peaceful and restful holiday.

Thanksgiving Traditions: A staple in the holiday season

Josie Morrow, Staff Writer November 23, 2022

Waking up on a Thursday to the smell of turkey wafting up the stairs, thinking of the amazing meal that you are going to get to devour later that afternoon. You sit around the table filled with friends...

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The winter Pacerfest pep rally welcomed in the upcoming season for athletics and arts.

Pacer Spirit Committee puts on the Winter Pacer Fest

Kaitlyn Gorsuch, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2022

Winter Pacer Fest, which took place on November 21, was the second event of its kind in the Delaware community, with its predecessor being the Fall Pacer Fest. Cassie Klumpp, who is a senior at Hayes...

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Senior Aubrey Griner and sophomore Nelease Danzy wrestle during practice on Monday, November 21.

Girls’ wrestling team plans for upcoming season

Adisyn Graham, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

The Hayes girls' wrestling team will be the largest girls' high school wrestling team in the state of Ohio, for the second year in a row. “We're looking right now at somewhere between 30-40 girls,”...

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American attacker Christian Pulisic looks up the field during a previous USMNT game.

2022 World Cup: What to expect from the US Men’s National Team

Carter Sims, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

On November 21, the United States Men's National Team will compete in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. There’s many angles and stories to this year’s tournament and the road here has been long and winding....

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Tier list: favorite Thanksgiving foods

Tier list: favorite Thanksgiving foods

Mason Desmond, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

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In June 2022, protests at the Supreme Court intensified after the overturn of Roe v. Wade.

Students voice their opinions about Roe v. Wade after 2022 midterm election

Josie Morrow, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

With over a week since the midterm elections, we now know what was one of the most key issues in the election: abortion. However, how is this topic perceived at Rutherford B. Hayes High School? To get...

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