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

The replaced sink sits in a girls bathroom. The sink was one of the items stolen in September due to the devious lick TikTok trend.

Hayes navigates rise in dangerous TikTok trends

Noah Sparkman, Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2021

During the last few months, there has been a flurry of TikToks promoting dangerous behavior in school. Those trends have found their way to Hayes. In September, videos went viral where students across...

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Senior Kendyl Donges works on SchooLinks, a college admission platform used by students at Hayes.

Class of 2022 navigates this year’s college admissions process

Mikalah Kostalas, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

As the 2021-2022 school year begins, the senior class is diligently working to complete their college admissions and begin the next step towards the rest of their lives. Many factors to college admissions...

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Girls playing powderpuff.

Houses compete for powderpuff championship

Andy Eyerman, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

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Students leave the building during their open lunch period. Administration decided to allow open lunch this year to alleviate crowding in the lunchroom.

Opportunities for open lunch give students a break during the day

Andy Eyerman, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

The open lunch program at Hayes is back this year, but some changes make it a little different. The schedule change at Hayes has made the lunch period 45 minutes, rather than the two thirty-minute periods...

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Seniors Chloe Jeffers and Liam Harding wear their masks during study hall.  Masks are now required at all times inside school buildings.

DCS requires masks inside of buildings for all individuals

Carter Sims, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

Since March 2020, Delaware City Schools has gone through a mix of online and hybrid learning models. This year, the district is back to full in-person learning, returning a bit of normalcy to the school...

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Matt Wion teaches his 1st period government and economics class.  Wion has returned to the building this year after being an online academy teacher last year.

Students and teachers return from online school

Olivia O'Rourke, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

After opting to spend the 2020-2021 school year on the online academy, many Hayes students and teachers are adjusting to being back in person full time. Students who participated in the online academy...

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Sugar Grove students gather outside for an ice cream social. Each house held individual ice cream socials throughout the first weeks of school to promote social interaction.

Hayes welcomes the return of House

Noah Sparkman, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2021

After it was omitted from last year’s pandemic-influenced schedule, House is back at Hayes. For students familiar with House, much of it will be similar. Most if not all of the events will remain the...

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Katie Hejmanowski being sworn in as the new student representative on the board of education.

Katie Hejmanowski joins school board as student representative

Kaitlyn Gorsuch, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

On Monday, August 2, 2021, Katie Hejmanowski was sworn in as the new Student Board Representative for the Board of Education of the Delaware City School District. The job of the student representative...

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Students head to class before the bell rings. There are five minutes between every class to allow students time to navigate the halls.

Hayes returns to nine period schedule

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer August 30, 2021

For the 2021-2022 school year, Hayes is returning to a nine period schedule as all of its students return to the classroom. Last year’s schedule included only seven periods, each lasting 50 minutes...

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Delaware County vaccination rates for Covid-19

Delaware County vaccination rates for Covid-19

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer May 19, 2021
More and more Delaware County residents are getting vaccinated. Here's where the numbers currently stand.
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Hayes students receive vaccines at school-hosted clinic

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer May 18, 2021
In mid-April, students ages 16 and older were able to receive their first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 at Hayes. In a partnership with the Delaware Public Health District, Delaware City Schools arranged an opportunity for age-eligible students to get vaccinated.
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Covid 19: Cases & Vaccination Status by Age

Covid 19: Cases & Vaccination Status by Age

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Vaccination Statistics Infogram

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