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Homecoming Pep-Fest and Parade

September 17, 2019

Gracie Hornbaker Features Editor The annual Orono Senior High Homecoming pep fest and parade took place on Friday afternoon, which rounded out the...

Orono Band Memorial Day Festivities are Rained Out

May 29, 2019

Annika Sorenson News Editor On May 27, the Orono Symphonic and Concert bands planned to perform at two locations to celebrate Memorial Day. The two...

May 24, 2019

Nina Johnson Features Editor On Friday, May 24, Orono upperclassmen were called to the auditorium during spartan hour to hear a panel of 2018...

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Tough Loss for Orono Homecoming Football Game

Recent Sports Stories

Seniors take the W in Powderpuff 2019

September 17, 2019

Kenzie Taylor Editor in Chief On Friday, Sept. 13, Orono High School held its annual Powderpuff football game at Pesonen Stadium. Powderpuff is a touch football game,...

Orono Girls Cross Runs To A Victory At Ron Kretsch Invitational

September 12, 2019

Claire Suchy Copy Editor On September 7, the Orono cross country team competed in the Ron Kretsch invitation. Taking place in Bassett Creek Park, the 38th annual Ron Kretsch...

Taylor Cole: nationally ranked snowmobile racer

May 11, 2019

Andy Berrell Sports Editor Ride smooth, smooth is fast. That is the motto for Taylor Cole, a nationally ranked snowmobile racer, and a senior at Orono High School. Cole...

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An Inside Look at the 2018-2019 AP Physics C Class

Recent Features and Clubs Stories

5 (easy) ways to reduce your carbon footprint

May 16, 2019

Claire Suchy  Copy Editor  Being as earth-friendly as possible can be, well let's face it, exhausting. Often times when attempts to be...

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...

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The Variety Show

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

Happy Campers at the 2019 Met Gala

May 16, 2019

Isabella Koch Features Editor From the wise words of John Powers, Vogue contributing editor, May 6 marked the superbowl of fashion; the...

May 10, 2019

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Nina Johnson

Editor in Chief

Hello! My name is Nina Johnson, and I’m a senior at Orono High School. This is my fourth year being on The Spartan Speaks, now as one of the Editors in Chief.  I have always had a love for writing, and journalism offers me a platform to conscientiously contribute to the...

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