The Spartan Speaks

Steiner, A Woman in the Workforce

New principal at Orono high school, Dr.Steiner

Isabella Koch, Features Editor

December 4, 2018

Steiner, A Woman in the Workforce Isabella Koch Feature Editor On Monday, November 12th the women in leadership club welcomed guest speaker, Dr. Steiner. The topic of this meeting highlighted women in the workforce. “We invited in Dr. Steiner in order to provide club members insight in making...

Students Against Gun Violence Club

Cari Spencer, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2018

Students across America have been rallying, ever since the Feb. 14 Stoneman Marjory High School shooting brought the gun control debate, again, to the front of the nation. This time, however, it seems as if the debate will not be easily silenced, and certainly not at Orono High School. During Spartan Hou...

GSA Wants You

Hannah Rippberger, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2017

Most people have heard about the LGBTQ community, but don’t know about the resurgance of the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club at OHS. The GSA club is a very new, welcoming club for all people. GSA is a good time for all club members. GSA offers very import things for students like a safe space. Yo...

New interests spark club ideas for students

A few of the origami figures on display in Mr. Allex's room

Iris Erickson, Copy Editor

March 18, 2014

Clubs are a vital aspect of high school. They are a way of meeting other students that have the same interest as an individual. Orono High School offers a wide variety of clubs, ranging from the Robotics and Spanish club to the Origami club and the Math team. Clubs do not just pop-up over night, though. It take...

Students feel squeezed by new club schedule

The Spartan Speaks staff recruits reporters at the Activity Fair. Photo/ Tessa Ostvig

November 20, 2012

The school has implemented a new club meeting schedule in which all clubs are allotted one week a month to hold a meeting during Spartan Hour, and it is limiting student involvement. With this schedule, not only is it harder for student clubs to operate efficiently, but it also prevents students from...

November Clubs Feature: Publications

November 20, 2012

Montage: Montage, meets two to three times a month in Mr. Lundquist’s room. The publication accepts submissions of art, poetry, photography and writing, which are compiled into a book, and sold at the end of the year. Aside from editing and publishing these works, Montage also hosts Spartan Hour even...

Orono Activities Fair introduces students to clubs

Photo/ Tessa Ostvig

September 19, 2012

On Sept. 7, students congregated in the Orono High School cafeteria to learn more about the wide variety of clubs and activities they can do throughout the year. All of the major academic and service clubs with open admission were represented, including Spanish Club, German Club, Art Club, Quiz Bowl,...

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