The student news site of Orono High School

The Spartan Speaks

The student news site of Orono High School

The Spartan Speaks

The student news site of Orono High School

The Spartan Speaks

The Spartan Speaks has received multiple journalism awards from NSPA; keep reading to learn more about the exciting announcement.
Spartan Speaks Wins State Journalism Awards
Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter • May 22, 2022

On May 9th, 2021, NSPA, or the National Scholastic Press Association, released the winners of its several journalism awards. It analyzed articles from student newspapers across the state of Minnesota and gave awards for categories that range from broadcasts to articles to sport photos....

2022 Summer Snack Ideas
2022 Summer Snack Ideas
Sydney Govrik, Copy Editor • May 19, 2022
Branches of the United States Military.
Honoring Our Veterans at OHS
Kailey Niccum, Copy Editor • May 20, 2022

With approximately 1.3 million active duty personnel in the U.S. military and 1.87 million veterans, there are bound to be some who move into the teaching career. Orono High...

The 2022 takes place on June 9th at Pesonen Stadium at 7pm.
2022 Graduation: Behind the Scenes
Brielle Knapp, Features Editor • May 18, 2022
The Boys Tennis Team shakes hands with Wayzata after their section final win.
Orono Boys Tennis Wins Sections
Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter • May 27, 2022

On May 24th, the Orono Boys Tennis team won the 5AA Section against Wayzata 4-3 at Wayzata High School. This victory was a welcomed surprise because Orono had previously lost 5-2 to Wayzata on May 4th at Orono High School. Wayzata had never lost a match before that day. This victory for the Spartans...

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Claire Hyrkas
Claire Hyrkas
Section Editor

Hey! I'm Claire Hyrkas this is my second year on the Spartan Speaks and I am one of our Section Editors. In my freetime, I like...

Joseph Mariani
Joseph Mariani
Staff Reporter

Hi, my name is Joseph Mariani, I am a sophomore, and this is my first year writing for The Spartan Speaks. I am excited to report...

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