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

Hayes symphony orchestra practices during the school day. The orchestra and choir are planning a joint trip to NYC this spring.

Orchestra and choir programs plan trip to New York this spring

Danica Davelli, Staff Writer September 22, 2021

After an almost two year break from school trips due to the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple programs at Hayes are beginning to plan trips again. The music department is currently planning a trip to New York...

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Syntero Counselor Shannon Miller works at Hayes this year to provide extra support to students.

Mental health impacts return to in-person school

Elizabeth Atanosian, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

For the first time in over a year and a half, Hayes is returning to full time, in-person school, which leads to concerns about the mental health of students. At the end of the 2019-2020 school year, the...

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Students work during Keith Buttss physical science class.  Students are required to wear masks at all times inside the building, except while at lunch.

Students weigh in on expectations for the new school year

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer August 27, 2021

Armon Weaver Senior Changes you expect for this year: “I want no masks and at lunch, I hope we can sit with more friends.” Policy you want changed:  “Basically just with masks and stuff,...

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Meet the new staff at Hayes

Kristen Smith, Visual Content Editor August 22, 2021

Meet the new staff 1. Haleigh Blanchard Educational Assistant Looking forward to: Being in the building all the time College: Currently attending Capital University Favorite activities: Hanging...

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Senior Ava Johnson in color guard at the end of the set.

Hayes marching band practices for the upcoming season

Elizabeth Atanosian, Staff Writer August 21, 2021

The Hayes marching band participated in band camp to practice their routines and show for the football season.  

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Students reflect on Mental Health issues they faced this school year

Students reflect on Mental Health issues they faced this school year

Morgan Johns, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

Throughout the month of May, people acknowledge Mental Health Month and educate themselves on what mental health is. According to the American Heart Association, the month of May helps to raise awareness...

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

Morgan Johns, Staff Writer May 25, 2021
Stroke Awareness Month was created to promote awareness and educate people about strokes in order to decrease the amount of strokes that occur. 
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Students are given an envelope with their testing information at their AP exams. The AP exams serve as the culmination of a years work, and offer students college credit if they score a 3 or above.

Teachers and students reflect on year in AP classes

Noah Sparkman, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2021

AP classes are typically presented as the most challenging opportunities possible, but a new layer was added to that statement this year. With many classes having wrapped up post-exam, teachers and students...

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Things Black women are tired of hearing about their hair

Things Black women are tired of hearing about their hair

Jackson Collins, Director of Visuals May 17, 2021

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Seniors: whats next for the Class of 2021?

Seniors: what’s next for the Class of 2021?

Marissa Dulay, Staff Writer May 12, 2021
Wondering where this year's senior class is headed after graduation? Here's a look.
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Senior Isabella McCloskey signed to play lacrosse at the College of Wooster.

Seniors prepare for college amid Covid-19 restrictions

Harley Barnhart, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

Over the past year, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought many changes to people's everyday lives. Although most people have been impacted in many different ways, those within the graduating class of 2021...

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Celebrate AAPI History Month

Celebrate AAPI History Month

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer May 6, 2021
May is AAPI History Month. Here's a look at important events in AAPI history.
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