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Looking for something fun to do this weekend?

May 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion, The Talon Archive

Too many weekends we have found ourselves looking to our friends and asking the dreaded question: “what do you want to do?” With the weather heating up and the plants re-emerging from their winter hibernation, it’s a gr...

Wish it was easier to get into the District?

May 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion, The Talon Archive

Washington D.C. is not only the nation’s capital but a popular destination on weekends for teenagers from Severna Park, with many landmarks and museums D.C., is the place to be. However, the metropolitan city has some of the worst traf...

PLTW; The Program of the Future

May 24, 2017

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Project Lead the Way, better known as PLTW is offered at SPHS, spanning from grades 9-12. The program, while having a primary focus around engineering, also offers biology, architecture,  and computer science career pathway...

Is It Worth It?

May 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion, The Talon Archive

At Severna Park High School, it’s getting easier to spot students with inked skin. In Maryland, a minor is permitted to get a tattoo if they have consent from their parents. Maryland legislation prevents anyone under the age of 16 to be t...

Athlete of the Week

May 12, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports, The Talon Archive

When sophomore Shane Carr was young, he did not play a sport in the spring and then his parents signed him up for lacrosse. “My coach said who wants to be goalie? And I gave it a try and now I play goalie for the varsity team,”...

Senator Ed Reilly and Councilman Mike Peroutka visit our school

May 2, 2017

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On Tuesday April 25, Maryland state Senator Ed Reilly and County Councilman Mike Peroutka came and spoke to the Young Republicans and Young Democrats clubs of Severna Park High School. Reilly is a Republican who represent...

Athlete of the Week

April 28, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports, The Talon Archive

Junior Kody Milton has been playing baseball for the majority of his life and has been working hard to perfect his skills since he was six. “I started playing baseball because I grew up around the sport and have always ...

Track and Field Events

April 24, 2017

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As the outdoor track season begins, so do the track meets filled with competitive races. Not only do athletes run short sprint and long distance, they also participate in field events such as jumping, pole vault, shot put and dis...

Athlete of the Week: Rachel Spilker

April 24, 2017

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     When sophomore Rachel Spilker was little she wanted to become a lacrosse player because her older siblings are very competitive and skilled at lacrosse. When she was four years old, she joined the green ho...

New Netflix Release Doesn’t Live Up: Iron Fist

April 18, 2017

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Netflix has been upping the game when it comes to quality, superhero television ever since the release of “Daredevil” in 2015. Since then “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage” and even “Daredevil” season two, to a lesser extent,...

Athlete of the Week: Mikie Harmeyer

April 6, 2017

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Since he was a young athlete, and started his lacrosse career at the Arden lacrosse club, freshman Mikie Harmeyer has always wanted to go above and beyond his foreshadowed potential. Beginning his lacrosse career at Arden ...

Paint Night 2017

April 6, 2017

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On April 21, the Key Club will be giving back to the community with an event organized two years ago by Key Club Vice President, junior Anna Roros. The annual Paint Night is a fun-filled night for about 30 kids with activi...

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