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 British Commonwealth is in mourning after the death of their Queen, Elizabeth II. Read more to learn about her long and impactful reign and the future of the British Crown.
Queen Elizabeth II: Remembering 70 Years of Reign
Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter • September 16, 2022

For over 70 years, Queen Elizabeth II served as the figurehead for not only the United Kingdom but all other Commonwealth countries. Known for her love of her family, corgis, and fancy hats, she was beloved by billions. Her recent passing at Balmoral Castle on Thursday, September...

While the Emirati metropolis may appear as beautiful as the emerald city, corruption and worker abuse are rife within. Read more to learn the truth about what is going on in Dubai.
Dubai: A Gilded Prison
Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter • June 6, 2022
Orono students march in the Homecoming parade on Old Crystal Bay Rd.
Guide to Orono Homecoming Week 2022
Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter • September 23, 2022

With another school year already in full swing, the festivities of Homecoming week are coming up quite fast. So much goes on that it sometimes feels hard to keep track of...

Branches of the United States Military.
Honoring Our Veterans at OHS
Kailey Niccum, Copy Editor • May 20, 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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Hello, My name is Bria Johnson and I am the opinion editor on The Spartan Speaks this is my first year with The Spartan speaks....

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Hi, my name is Brooklyn Elsenpeter. This is my second year on The Spartan Speaks, and I am currently The Editor in Chief. My favorite...

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