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“Game of Thrones” wins big at the 2019 Emmy Awards

“Game of Thrones” wins big at the 2019 Emmy Awards

Margaret Kraus, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

Margaret Kraus Sports Editor Game of Thrones walked away with one of the biggest awards from the Emmys, “Outstanding Drama Series”. Actor Peter Dinklage from the show also won “Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series”. The show had 32 total nominations across several categories. This is the mo...

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

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

Cari Spencer, Editor in Chief

May 31, 2019

Cari Spencer Editor in Chief The five students in Mr. Pusch's AP Physics C class have become a family of sorts, over the course of the year.   https://youtu.be/IT5PVGSW_o0

5 (easy) ways to reduce your carbon footprint

5 (easy) ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Claire Suchy, Copy Editor

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 greener are made they are radical, such as producing absolutely no waste or eliminating cars from our everyday lives. Though these strides are valid, it’s ve...

College is not the only option

Mark Sarles, Sports Editor

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 on to a post-secondary education or college. Many people assume college is the only option. Many parents assume the only option for their kids is college. But some...

Toxic Charity

Toxic Charity

Katie Udell, Editor in Chief

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 Beathe’s children, husband, siblings and neighbors. She was left alone and wounded, until a few months after the genocide had befallen, she was reunited with tw...

Mother’s Day Ideas

Mother’s Day Ideas

Isabel Scharf, News Editor

May 6, 2019

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, occuring on Sunday, May 12. The day is dedicated to all mothers in the United States, to appreciate and thank them for all they have done. Mother's Day is not about all the gifts and flowers, but it does help people to show the love for moms. Need a gift idea?...

Garden Club is Growing Like a Weed

Garden Club is Growing Like a Weed

Isa Chavez, Staff Reporter

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 Herring, Garden Club was started to combat the winter blues during the six months of Minnesota winter. Mikayla Burns, Ashley Hemstock, and Ronan Banavige starte...

Family Service Night and Empty Bowls Fundraiser Combine Efforts

Family Service Night and Empty Bowls Fundraiser Combine Efforts

Anika Sodhi, Online Editor

April 26, 2019

On Thursday April 25, the Orono Intermediate School hosted the first ever combined Empty Bowls and Family Service night. The two events have long been a long standing tradition as a way of giving back to the community. The Empty Bowls event started over 10 years ago, and Family Service night just four years ...

Veterans Across the Country Take the Slopes of Snowmass

Veterans Across the Country Take the Slopes of Snowmass

Jagur Justen, Opinions Editor

April 26, 2019

Jagur Justen Opinions Editor Every year in Snowmass, Colorado, veterans from all over the U.S. have the chance to take part in the Winter Sports Clinic. Veteranas had the opportunity to cross country ski, scuba dive, snowboard, downhill ski and more, according to the National Disabled Veterans...

Stepping up the Promposals

Ellie Fasbender, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2019

Ellie Fasbender Online Editor in Cheif That time of year has officially rolled around. It’s Prom season everyone. Over the years Promposals have seriously upped their game. It’s a little less than a month before and Orono has been buzzing with Prom talk. Orono Prom will be held on May 17 ...

Top MN Summer Activities

Isabel Scharf, News Editor

April 23, 2019

As the weather begins to warm, the trees bud, and the grass turns green, people come out of the winter hibernation to enjoy outdoor activities. Need a few ideas to start the summer with a bang? Read the list below which explains the most popular Minnesota summer activities that people participate in. ...

Speaking Of State

Ella Weinbeck, Features Editor

April 18, 2019

This year, 24 students participated in the approximately nine-hour Minnesota State Speech Tournament on April 13th, held in Wayzata. 24 students competed per category with a total of 336 students overall. Four were Orono High School students. Each student took with them practice from the following tou...

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