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

DCS is one of the only districts in the county requiring masks for students grades K-12. Although N95 and KN95 masks are now recommended to best protect against Omicron, DCS does not require a specific type of face covering.

Pandemic Fatigue: Why we’re all tired of following health protocols

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

With the highly contagious Omicron variant, health protocols are as important as ever, however, not everyone is still following them. Pandemic fatigue, as defined by the World Health Organization, is...

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Stone & Sparrow storefront decorated for the holidays.

Downtown Delaware holiday gift guide

Kristen Smith, Visual Content Editor December 1, 2021

Gifts for the holiday lovers Christmas Ornaments: The perfect gift for anyone who loves Christmas sentiments. The ornaments pictured in image one can be found at Stone & Sparrow. The Christmas...

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Students participate in a panel discussion on switching to full in-person learning. The panel discussion was hosted on February 28 before the board decision on March 2.

Students impact school board decision to stay hybrid

Brynn McGrail, Managing Editor March 15, 2021

On Tuesday, March 2 the Delaware City Schools Board of Education met to discuss the proposed idea to switch to a five-day, full in-person learning structure for the remainder of the school year. The majority...

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Hayes basketball player dribbles ball.

Hayes boys’ basketball team defeats Canal Winchester

Kristen Smith, Visual Content Editor February 21, 2021

The Pacers boys' basketball team beat Canal Winchester 57-54 on February 20. The Pacers were led by freshman #15 Jesse Burris, who scored 20 points. Senior #2 Ryan Smudz also led the Pacers to victory...

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scheduling board

Hayes administration creates 2021-22 school schedule despite pandemic uncertainty

Noah Sparkman, Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2021

Although many factors regarding the Covid-19 pandemic are still up in the air, Hayes is moving forward with a plan for next school year. In a perfect world, students will be able to return to school as...

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Amatos storefront

Local businesses adapt to Covid-19 restrictions

Maddie Wells, Staff Writer December 27, 2020

As Covid-19 continued to spread, Governor Mike DeWine had talked about potentially putting Ohio on another lockdown if the number of cases didn't slow down. There hasn’t been any lockdown as of right...

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Photo of rocky stream and trees at Shale Hollow. In the stream is a broken part of a spherical shale formation.

The best places to see fall scenery

Andrew Bourget, Website Editor December 3, 2020

1. Deer Haven Park Deer Haven park is the best park to see fall scenery in Delaware County, with a wide variety of activities and areas. It's adjacent to and shares walking paths with Havener Park. Together...

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