The Student News Organization for Rutherford B. Hayes High School

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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

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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House Games schedule for Friday, May 13

House Games schedule for Friday, May 13

Andy Eyerman, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

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With many colleges currently test-optional, ACT or SAT scores are no longer necessary components of applications. However, this creates a challenge for some students who may be unsure of whether they should submit their scores.

Majority of colleges to stay test-optional: what this means for college-bound students

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

As summer approaches and the incoming senior class begins thinking about college applications, a number of colleges have been making their own preparations for the next admissions cycle. Since the Covid-19...

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Seniors commit to sports, performing arts and the military as graduation is coming up.

Seniors commit to sports, performing arts and the military

Kristen Smith, Visual Content Editor April 29, 2022

Athletic Signees 1. Colin Bibler Golf at Otterbein University      › Favorite sports memory: “My favorite high school golf memory was when our team qualified for districts for the first time...

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prom invitation card

Student Council amends prom guest policy

Olivia O'Rourke, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

The Hayes student council has been working hard for the past few months to plan prom, and the big day is almost here. The dance is set for April 22, but preparation started back in January. Organizing...

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The six students who represented Hayes in the BPA state competition on March 10 and 11.

Students compete at BPA state competition

Kaitlyn Gorsuch, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

On March 10 and 11, six students represented Hayes at the Ohio state competition for Business Professionals of America (BPA). “Business Professionals of America is a national organization that allows...

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Collage of art

Art community at Hayes gets recognized for work

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

Delaware County Art Show Sophomore Brenna Elam has been taking art classes for two semesters now and hopes to continue taking this class in the future. Brenna won 3rd place in the Delaware County Art...

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Houk player helps team win championship.

Houses compete for March Madness championship

Kristen Smith, Visual Content Editor March 15, 2022

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A sign at the bus garage asks for help from fellow bus drivers staffing the busses.

Delaware City Schools pushes through employee shortage

Danica Davelli, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

Delaware City Schools is facing a shortage of employees throughout the district. The main cause of this shortage is the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the transportation department. “We've lost a...

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Student throws away his mask after the district drops the mask mandate for schools.  The mandate was removed for students and staff on February 28.

School district lifts mask mandate

Olivia O'Rourke, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

After over a year and a half of requiring masks throughout the district, Delaware City Schools has lifted its mask mandate. The decision to lift the mandate was originally made at the February 7 school...

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Kayla Coleman (right), Kasey Wells (top left) and Mena Murfield (bottom left) label storm drains for Colemans Global Scholars Project.

Hayes students complete third year projects for Global Scholars

Kaitlyn Gorsuch, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Five students at Hayes are taking on a wide range of topics for their third-year Global Scholars projects. Global Scholars is a three-year program provided by the Columbus Council on World Affairs and...

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