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Minnesota ranks 3rd in national state ranking

May 20, 2019

Minnesota ranks 3rd in national state ranking Sam Capece Copy Editor The national state rankings came out last Tuesday and Minnesota ranked third...

Teacher appreciation week

May 20, 2019

Monday, May 6 marked the beginning of 2019 teacher appreciation week. Teacher appreciation week takes place during the first week of May, lasting from...

May 16, 2019

Mark Sarles Sports Editor On Tuesday, April 30, 33 students from Orono High School sat nervously in their seats at the Orange County Convention...

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Taylor Cole: nationally ranked snowmobile racer

Recent Sports Stories

May 10, 2019

Isabella Koch Feature Editor Starting in early April, the boys golf team, lead by Dave Herring and Bryan Goudy, has already faced challenges many other sports bypass easily....

May 9, 2019

Girls golf has always hosted a small group of athletes, from individuals who go on to play in college to those who simply want to play for fun or have taken golf lessons...

Taking lacrosse to the next level

May 9, 2019

With the Minnesota weather finally starting to cooperate spring sports seasons are starting to be able to get outside and enjoy some (mostly) nice weather. As of right...

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5 (easy) ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Recent Features and Clubs Stories

May 6, 2019

By Mark Sarles Sports Editor One of the big decisions for seniors at Orono High School is post high school plans. Most Orono students go...

Toxic Charity

May 6, 2019

Katie Udell Editor in Chief Beathe Iragiza is a mother, widow and genocide survivor. In 1994, the Rwandan Genocide took the lives of...

Garden Club is Growing Like a Weed

May 2, 2019

Isa Chavez Staff Reporter Orono’s Garden Club has taken the plant game by storm. Lead by English Teacher and plant enthusiast Kyle Ann...

Veterans Across the Country Take the Slopes of Snowmass

April 26, 2019

Jagur Justen Opinions Editor Every year in Snowmass, Colorado, veterans from all over the U.S. have the chance to take part in the Winter...

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Happy Campers at the 2019 Met Gala

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

May 10, 2019

Students honored at the Congressional Art Competition

May 9, 2019

Jazmine Borreson Online Visuals Editor Every year in the spring, the Congressional Institute supports a nationwide high school visual...

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Anika Sodhi
Anika Sodhi

Online Editor

Hello !! My name is Anika Sodhi and I am a junior at Orono. I'm super excited to be able to write for the newspaper this year. In the past, I've enjoyed taking classes that involve alot of writing, like journalism. When I'm not chasing a story, I like to spend my time travel...

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Jagur Justen
Jagur Justen

Opinions Editor

Hi, I'm Jagur Justen. I am an opinions editor for the Spartan Speaks. I am part of the backstage crew for theater productions. I am not a big fan of writing, but journalism has sure changed that perspective for me because of the unique format it follows for articles. YAY...

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