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Understanding the Official Curfew Law

Understanding the Official Curfew Law

Tori Everson, Staff Reporter

The word “curfew” has become a dreaded term when...

June 8, 2017

Recent News Stories

Tragedy in Manchester

Tragedy in Manchester

May 25, 2017

What was supposed to be the concert of a...

Dr. Orcutt Receives Polaris Award

Dr. Orcutt Receives Polaris Award

May 24, 2017

From a school that is always being recognized...

Recap of the First 100 Days in Office

Recap of the First 100 Days in Office

May 24, 2017

One hundred days into Trump’s America and...

Ending the Mental Health Stigma

Ending the Mental Health Stigma

May 24, 2017

Mental health is a topic that has recently...

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Ending an Era

Caroline Martin, Staff Reporter

Emerging from behind-the-scenes and leaving behind a legacy, senior Megan Palmquist has just finished her career as Stage Manager for Orono High School’s Drama Department. Her interest in drama started in middle school where her passion for theater began in the middle...

June 8, 2017

Spring Pop Choir Concert Finishes the Year

Elizabeth Courtney, Staff Reporter

The 2016-2017 school year is coming to an end and with it ends the Orono choir season. The spring pop concert has been an Orono choir tradition for years, and acts as the finale to finish each year with a fun, upbeat concert. These concerts are always filled with fun, popular...

June 2, 2017

2017 Senior Seminar and Yearbook Distributions

2017 Senior Seminar and Yearbook Distributions

Catherine Courtney, Staff Reporter

This video is on the 2017 Senior Seminar and Yearbook Distributions that...

May 31, 2017

Academic Awards Night

Maddie Marquis, Features Editor

The Academic Awards Ceremony was held in the OHS Gymnasium on May 15, beginning at 7 p.m.  The evening was held in honor of OHS juniors and seniors who have worked hard and persevered through their high school scholastic experience.  Each individual invited to the event...

May 25, 2017

Yearbook Distribution Begins May 26

Yearbook Distribution Begins May 26

Kate Edwards, Print Editor in Chief

Every year the yearbook staff works tirelessly to put together a book that enc...

May 25, 2017

Speaker Inspires Students Toward Kindness

Speaker Inspires Students Toward Kindness

Maggie Brick, Staff Reporter

The Leadership Symposium is an event that is offered by the Jake Anderson...

May 24, 2017

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Sports

Rowing Club Meets Year With New Changes

Rowing Club Meets Year With New Changes

Cari Spencer, Staff Reporter

Located just behind Birch’s On the Lake and hidden partially by pine trees, are racks of bright race boats-- aerodynamic and thin like the pine needles on the ground below...

Girls Lacrosse Update

Girls Lacrosse Update

June 5, 2017

Track Star Running Her Way To First Place

Track Star Running Her Way To First Place

May 26, 2017

Track Mega Meet

April 17, 2017

Track Off to a Running Start

Track Off to a Running Start

April 4, 2017

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Staff Profiles

Megan Albers
Megan Albers

Visuals Team

I am excited to begin my role as a member on the Visuals Team.  With a busy senior year ahead, capturing exciting moments throughout the school will be easy to do, and I look forward to conveying the...

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Naomi Byrne
Naomi Byrne

Staff Reporter

Hi! I’m Naomi Byrne and I am a senior at OHS and staff reporter for the Spartan Speaks. I’ve been in newspaper club for two years, and I’ve taken the Journalism I and II classes here at Orono. O...

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