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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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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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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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Baskets with free period products are put in the Hayes bathrooms.

Students organize collection drive for period products

Marta Bourget, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Menstrual products are a must for around half of the students at Hayes and free products are available at the nursing office. The head nurse at Hayes, Laura Westhoven estimates that 6-10 students come...

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There are many options for people who want to medically transition.

Politicians push to ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth

Brennan Mumper, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

The past few years have seen many pieces of legislation aimed at restricting the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals in the United States, the most recent of these being a series of bills targeting transgender...

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Team Tim Ryan responds to the debate topic.

AP Gov holds mock debate before midterm elections

Alec Ostapuck, Lead Photographer November 11, 2022

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The Delaware pride festival marks the start of LGBTQ+ pride month in Delaware.

U.S. House moves to codify LGBTQ+ and interracial marriage

Grace Metz, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

In a legislative season full of landmark cases and heated deliberation, the House moved to federally guarantee the right to same-sex and interracial marriage. The vote came with more than half of the...

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Students bow at the end of the show.

Hayes Thespians showcase their talents in ‘Almost, Maine’

Kaitlyn Gorsuch, Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2022

For more photos from the fall production of “Almost, Maine,” check out our photo story.   The Hayes Thespians put on “Almost, Maine” October 28 and 29, which consists of 9 short stories...

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Posters on wall

Hayes provides various mental health resources to students

Carter Sims, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

With mental health being a prevalent issue in teens, the access to support at school can be a defining aspect to a student’s mental state. At Hayes, many services are available to students struggling...

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