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

Students throwing their caps in the air after the completion of high school and moving on

How to be more desired by colleges

Lucy Ketcham and Ella Fellman June 7, 2022

This broadcast discusses with teachers, students, and a past college admissions reviewer about things that you can do to bump up a college application. https://youtu.be/Du83Tos344k  

Take a look at Orono students summer plans with this fun word cloud!

Students’ Summer Plans

Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter June 1, 2022

Orono May Crossword 2022

Orono May Crossword 2022

Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter May 18, 2022

Have fun trying the May Crossword puzzle:   Answers here: http://www.whenwecrosswords.com/crossword/ohs_may_2022_crossword/1025717/crossword_answer.jsp

Elliana WIll and Victor Ruhland are one of our couples featured in this years Couples Video.

OHS 2022 Couples Video

Claire Hyrkas and Olivia Fegers May 16, 2022

It is time for the annual Couples Video highlighting some of our favorite OHS couples as they answer The Spartan Speaks' questions about their relationships. Stay until the end for some extra bloopers!...

Cameron MacPhail

Orono March 2022 Crossword Puzzle

Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter March 1, 2022

March Crossword Puzzle                       Crossword Puzzle Answers

Black History Month has been celebrated since 1976.

Black History Month: A Timeline

Brielle Knapp, Features Editor March 1, 2022

Black History Month has been celebrated every February since 1976 to celebrate important people, events, and support African American culture. Traditions include supporting local Black owned businesses...

Building alongside the streets of the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Walkalong the Streets of the University of Minnesota

Claire Hyrkas, Editor in Chief January 6, 2022

This walkalong features images regarding a walk down the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus. Click through the gallery to see images from the wonderous city.

Cheering on his team, senior Andrew Rosales represents Orono with a hand-made sign he made himself.

Capturing the Emotions at Orono High School

Delaney Whitney, Chief Copy Editor January 6, 2022

This is a journalistic visual that represents the different emotions at Orono High School. Click through the gallery to see more.

Pine cones are physically beautiful, but hold a fundamental role in the ecosystem. They protect pine tree seeds from freezing in the winter, so in the future new pine trees can grow and flourish. Admiring beauty is encapsulating, but its important to remember that its what we do for others that leaves the biggest impact on this earth.

In Darkness there is Beauty by Nature

Libby Engebretson, Editor in Chief January 6, 2022

Minnesota nature can appear dark and sad during winter. However, it is important to take time to appreciate the beauty in nature, and the light in the darkness that can be seen physically or metaphorically.

Oregon’s nature produced big and bright leaves in its fall season.

Natural Beauty Evident in Oregon and Minnesota

Sydney Heckmann, Visuals Editor January 6, 2022

Click through the gallery to see what Oregon and Minnesota have in store for a beautiful nature walk through.

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Orono 2021 Thanksgiving Crossword

Joseph Mariani, Staff Reporter November 29, 2021

                            The answers are down the page

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