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

Texting and Driving can lead to dangerous situations
Texting and Driving
Eva Maiorino November 19, 2021

As technology has advanced, social media has become a much more common form of addiction for people today. Along with the development of this issue, the dangers and risks that come along with this addiction have increased. One of the greatest dangers being texting and driving has...

Across the street from the entrance of George Floyd square, there is a church with several tapestries showing their support for the movement. This specific one denotes Floyd as an angel, with a halo placed above his head.
Minneapolis Police Referendum
Libby Engebretson, Editor in Chief • November 19, 2021
Title page for the plagiarism plague article regarding an in depth look into students and teachers.
The Plagiarism Plague
Claire Hyrkas, Editor in Chief • November 19, 2021
Even with stress being a challenge, you can turn it into success.
How stress affects you physically
Jacob Farrell, Sports Editor • November 19, 2021
Students practicing for the school play, Mamma Mia
Who loves 'Mamma Mia'?
Brielle Knapp, Opinions Editor • November 9, 2021

Preparations for this year's fall play have officially started. With the show kicking off on Nov. 12 in the Fenholt auditorium, students involved said they are getting excited...

The Unified Club after the game on Monday, October 25. Photo is from the Unified Clubs Instagram page.
Unified Flag Football Game
Eva Maiorino, Features Editor • November 7, 2021
The volunteers for the 2021 Wooley Haunted House dressed up in their costumes.
Wooley Haunted House
Delaney Whitney, Copy Chief and Social Media Manager • November 2, 2021
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The Seniors taking home the first ever true team state first place Plaque.
True Team State for Girls Swim and Dive
Sydney Heckmann, Visuals Editor • October 29, 2021

The Orono High School Girls Swim and Dive made history for the first time at Orono on Thursday, Oct. 21, when the team made it to True Team State. True Team is a competition based on the idea that every high school team and member of the team counts towards the teams’ overall score in the competition....

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Libby Engebretson
Libby Engebretson
Editor in Chief

Hi, my name is Libby Engebretson! This is my third year on the Spartans Speaks, and I am currently an Editor in Chief. In my free time, I enjoy reading,...

Hi, my name is Brooklyn Elsenpeter. This is my first year on the Spartan Speaks, and I am currently a News Editor. My favorite part of the Spartan Speaks...

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