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

Social media does not overpower mental health.
Social Media Posts Cause Mental Health Struggles
Jacob Farrell, Sports Editor • January 12, 2022

Mental health is caused by numerous things such as psychological trauma, environmental stress and social media disparaging. Social media is a system of problems and chaos. "During my time at Facebook, I came to realize a devastating truth: Almost no one outside of Facebook knows what...

Graduates protesting for their rights
Crime Rates at College Campuses on the Rise
Nina Larsen, Staff Reporter • January 5, 2022
Students engagement has decreased with the pandemic over the years
COVID-19 Defeated Student Engagement
Kailey Niccum, Staff Reporter • January 3, 2022
The dragon dance signals the start to the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
The Unknown Origins of New Years Eve
Delaney Whitney, Chief Copy Editor • January 14, 2022

New Year’s celebrations have been prominent for hundreds of thousands of years. Across the globe, different countries celebrate the special day with culturally significant...

Hope= Happiness+ Optimism 
Have Trust in the future.
Hope: Can Hope Save Everyone?
Sydney Heckmann, Visuals Editor • January 13, 2022
Art Deco demonstrated by the famous Chrysler Building along with the line elements protruding from the center.
What is Art Deco?
Roxy Neset, Staff Reporter • December 15, 2021
Junior Chloe Figueroa reading the cast list before the last showing of Mamma Mia.
Mamma Mia Cast Shines in Performances
Brielle Knapp, Opinion Editor • December 2, 2021
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The wrestling season is off to a great start for both varsity and JV teams.
2021 Wrestling Season Kicks Off With a Success
Delaney Whitney, Chief Copy Editor • December 13, 2021

After their season was cut short last year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Orono High School Wrestling team is back and has already kicked off their 2021-22 season. While practices began Nov. 29, the team participated in their first tournament over this past weekend. “I am very excited...

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Eva Maiorino
Eva Maiorino
Features Editor

Hi I'm Eva and this is my first year on the Spartan Speaks staff and I am a features editor. In my free time I like hanging out with friends and watching...

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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