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Prospective College Students: Are you prepared?

Morgan Marxer, News Editor

How many times have you been asked what colleges you’re looking at? What your intended major is? Or where you’re applying to? If one of these questions were to be prop...  Read More »

October 24, 2016

Clowns Sends Hysteria Throughout the U.S.

October 24, 2016

With Halloween sneaking up, it only seems...  Read More »

Orono hears Ted talk

October 7, 2016

On Friday, Sept. 30, the whole senior clas...  Read More »

The Halls of Orono

October 5, 2016

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Message From the Superintendent of Orono Schools

September 28, 2016

Dear Parents, You may have heard about the sch...  Read More »

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Carly Peterson in Nepal

Kate Edwards, Editor In Chief

Carly Peterson is hard to miss, this lanky tall teen is constantly participating and making herself known. This champion of the pickle spit and walk on varsity tennis player did more with her summer than most students. At the end of her Junior year she wanted to go abroad to...  Read More »

Oct 17

Beloved OMS Teacher Retires

Cari Spencer, Staff Reporter

Immediately after taking a step into English teacher Kathy Recher’s seventh grade classroom, one knows that it’s a place where magic happens. Colorful collaged paper bags hang from the ceiling, a tree made entirely of dum-dums sits on her desk, and a memory wall cov...  Read More »

Jun 6

Thinking Spring; 7 Date Ideas

Mackenzie Flynn, Visuals Editor

When it comes to taking that special person out, you want it to be perfect. Now that the weather is warming up, there are more options on where to take someone to fall madly in love with you. Now some of these are classic dates that will never go out of style because the...  Read More »

Jun 6

Arsenic and Old Lace Kills Audiences with Laughter

Kate Edwards, Opinions Editor

On April 14, 15 and 16, Orono students took to the stage to perform what they are calling a “killer comedy.” Arsenic and Old Lace, stars the Brewster sisters, played by Martha (Olivia Torgerson) and Abby (Ellie Osvig), who proved to be the perfect choice for these c...  Read More »

Jun 6

2015-2016 Farewell from your Editors in Chief

Anna Miller and Shannon Crosby

As the year comes to an end so does the newspaper. This past year has been full of so many memories that everyone will hold onto. Starting with our first day of school, homecoming and countless college visits, we are finally on our way to the day we walk across the stag...  Read More »

Jun 3

Ditching the Digital

Ditching the Digital

Rosie Hust, Staff Reporter

Screens in our classrooms are becoming evermore present.  Some are vi...  Read More »

Jun 1

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Boy’s Soccer Kicking Into Gear

Frankie Vochko, Features Editor

As the reigning 1A state champions, the Orono Varsity boy’s soccer team ended their regular season undefeated with a record of 12-0-4. What was thought to be a rebuilding ...  Read More »

Girls Volleyball Sets Up for a Strong Season

October 17, 2016

2016 Homecoming Football Game

October 10, 2016

Junior Senior powderpuff football 2016

October 7, 2016

Girls Golf Above Par

June 6, 2016

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Freshmen Face the Reality of High School

Megan Albers, Visuals Team

The freshman prepare themselves in every way possible.  They have double checked their school supplies, and have had their first day of school outfit planned for weeks.  The...  Read More »

October 24, 2016

Clowns Sends Hysteria Throughout the U.S.

October 24, 2016

With Halloween sneaking up, it only seems fitting that clown hysteria has gripped the nation. In the halls of Orono High School alone, offhand references to “The Clowns”...  Read More »

Leonardo DiCaprio: It Had to Happen Sometime

April 16, 2016

It finally happened. What has been 22 years in the making all came true during The Oscars this year for the one and only, Leonardo DiCaprio. It might have come to a surprise to som...  Read More »

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