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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

Have a Great Summer Break!
June 7, 2024

Have a Great Summer Break!
June 7, 2024

A Variety of Viewpoints as Graduation Ceremony Approaches
A Variety of Viewpoints as Graduation Ceremony Approaches
Connor Murphy, Staff Writer • May 30, 2024

In less than a week the class of 2024 is graduating, everyone a part of it perceives and views the day a bit differently. Some students don't feel the day is as big or special as others. “I don't feel like high school graduation is that big of a deal cause it's not that hard...

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Uncovering the Hidden Cost of the Olympics
Simon Forbes, Staff Writer • June 6, 2024

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) classifies the Olympics as “the world’s foremost multi-sports event.” The Olympics are one of the most iconic spectacles in our world today. Producing unforgettable moments year after year. Whether that be Usain Bolt’s iconic record breaking sprint in...

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Can you complete this master crossword to finish off the school year?
May 2024 Master Crossword
Joseph Mariani, Editor-in-Chief • May 24, 2024
Can you complete this master crossword to finish off the school year?
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OHS Senior Tamer Abukhadra
OHS Senior Tamer Abukhadra Gives Parting Advice For Underclassmen
Davis Kelly, Staff Writer • June 6, 2024

Tamer Abukhadra, a member of the graduating class of 2024 tells OHS students “Study hard, don’t skip school, and get good grades. Really make sure your work at Orono counts.” When...

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Letter to the Editor: We Should Talk About Epilepsy
Letter to the Editor: We Should Talk About Epilepsy
Everett Forbes May 20, 2024

Today, I want to discuss Epilepsy and SUDEP. Epilepsy, as many people know, is a lifelong neurological disease for some people; it is also...

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Simon Forbes
Simon Forbes
Staff Writer

Hi all, I'm Simon Forbes. I'm a freshman and this is my first year as a staff member. I enjoy listening to music and being with...

Joseph Mariani
Joseph Mariani
Editor-in-Chief

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