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

OHS couples of 2021

Lily Schlobohm, Copy Editor June 6, 2021

After over a year of COVID-19, these OHS seven couples stuck it out for the long run through a pandemic and everything else going on, proving love was truly there to overcome. But today we put these seemingly...

A Deep Dive Into the Journalism Program at OHS

Libby Engebretson, Opinions Editor June 4, 2021

The purpose of this broadcast is to inform students and parents at OHS the positive role the journalism program has on the community. Over the past 20 years, the journalism program has won countless awards...

Why Students Choose to Take Advanced Level Classes

Why Students Choose to Take Advanced Level Classes

Brielle Knapp, Staff Reporter June 4, 2021

Each year, more and more students try to challenge themselves with harder curriculum as more classes become offered to them. Students of Orono High School give us their perspective on why they take advanced...

Class of 2021: Where are they off to next?

Lauryn Pietrzak, Editor in Chief-Visuals June 4, 2021

The class of 2021 graduates in just a few days, and their Orono High School Career is coming to an end. There are so many options for seniors to pursue after graduation, so we have asked students going...

Maddie and Andy at the grand march before the dance started.

Prom Through the Eyes of Two Unified Students

Delaney Whitney, Staff Reporter June 4, 2021

Seniors at Orono High School had the opportunity to attend Prom 2021 at Edinburgh Golf Course in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. With attendees being mainly open to seniors only, little to no juniors were in...

Garden club continues to grow throughout the school year

Juliana Ward, Social Media Editor June 4, 2021

Spring is here and Minnesota gardeners are ready to kick out the planters and the soil. Rainy days are passing by and giving us the perfect nutrients all your plants may need. Orono High School students...

Jeff Amans picture featured on the Orono school website.

Orono High School Names Jeff Aman Associate Principal

Gracie Hornbaker, Editor in Chief May 24, 2021

Orono High School Names Jeff Aman Associate Principal Gracie Hornbaker Editor in Chief The past year has been full of transitions for Orono High School students. Many have been negative, as they...

What can a Bucket List do for you?

What can a Bucket List do for you?

Claire Hyrkas, Copy Editor May 21, 2021

A bucket list is a list of activities and goals that a person wants to complete before they die. Bucket lists surround us whether it be in our minds or written on a piece of paper. Knowing what to add...

Vegan food for the soul

Wayzata’s New Vegan Restaurant

Lily Schlobohm May 20, 2021

After a long-anticipated wait, Stalk & Spade had its grand opening the week of Earth Day, (April 29th) introducing the first vegan restaurant in Wayzata, a new concept specializing in the use of exclusively...

Student falls asleep during class.

Seniors Slide through the Remainder of the Year

Juliana Ward, Social Media Editor May 20, 2021

With this year and the constant changes, seniors are facing new challenges both academically and mentally. Students are coming down to the end of the year and are not finishing as strong as they can. According...

Families come together in a pre-COVID Pride, Salt Lake City, 2019.

Living As The ‘Other’

Rachael Driskill, Staff Reporter April 15, 2021

For those identifying as anything other than cisgender, heterosexual, and allosexual (allocishet), the obstacles to overcome in finding one’s place in the world are numerous. For sexual and gender...

Season 25 of The Bachelor Includes Controversy

Season 25 of “The Bachelor” Includes Controversy

Billy McGannon, Sports Editor April 7, 2021

It was the 25th season of the bachelor, possibly one of the most controversial seasons yet. After watching the journey of Matt James date 32 women for more than two months, we found out how his journey...

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