Features

A life-long challenge

Does insulin affect you? The impact of the diagnosis of diabetes ripples into the lives of friends and family but also helps create a community of understanding an encouragement. By Pauline Ojambo, Talon Staff Writer  “I thought he was going to the doctor to come back and get better,” sophomore …

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Dress-code dilemma

The Dress-code dilemma Finding school approved clothing gets challenging By Jorie Schwab, Talon staff writer  Let’s face it, for girls, high school has always been a fashion runway, but sometimes that runway can be highly restrictive. Almost all of Minnehaha Academy’s female students agree that finding dress-code approved clothes at …

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Band trip

More than music The band tour and CFE have partnered to create an unforgettable journey abroad by Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer The front gate towers menacingly across the horizon, cries of pain can be heard echoing through the dark history that these towers, walls and ramshackle buildings have contained. …

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Winter fashion trends

Making winter fashion trends work How to stay warm and in style by Emma Tyler, Talon staff writer The dreaded walk in the dead of winter, from the warm heated car to the commons of M.A. No one wants to fall on their butt and embarrass themselves in front of …

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Words are power

Think before you speak Offensive phrases go beyond the traditional four-letter words By Maddie Binning, Talon staff writer “Words said in jest still sting,” said English teacher Janet Johnson as she considered how her students speak. As freshman Nicole Rodger knows all too well, some of these words don’t only hurt …

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Highland Highlights

Highland seems to be getting a face-lift in the restaurant department, as additions to the already existing food network start to buzz with new customers and rave reviews. The additions include Smashburger, Menchie’s, and soon to come Which Wich, Panera and Dino’s, The Greek Place.

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Why was your summer cut short?

School began earlier this year The reasoning behind the schedule change By Pauline Ojambo, Talon Staff Writer The high was 82 F, the low 61 and the breeze drifted by at a lazy six miles per hour, according to www.wunderground.com, a website that keeps weather history. That day was August …

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