The Spartan Speaks

Looking back on high school as a graduating senior

Ellie Fasbender, Editor in Chief

May 9, 2019

Ellie Fasbender Online Editor in Chief   As the 2018-2019 school year is coming to a close, seniors look at their years throughout high school and reflect on what they would have done differently or give some high school advice that they may have learned over the years.   Fre...

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...

Graduation: More than Meets the Eye

Graduation: More than Meets the Eye

Chloe Chumbler, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2017

Each year at this time, the seniors start to itch with a desire to graduate. As graduation approaches and the end of the year draws closer, preparation for the ceremony starts to begin. To make the graduation ceremony happen, there is a committee made up of teachers to organize. Most students are...

Orono Class of 2012 Graduates

Orono Class of 2012 Graduates

June 12, 2012

The Orono High School class of 2012 graduated on Wednesday, June 6 in Posennen Stadium. The ceremony featured speeches by Dr. Karen Orcutt, Principal David Benson and selected students Matt Smaron and Whitney Magnuson. The Orono Wind Ensemble and the Concert Choir provided music....

“Stop counting crayons; draw pictures.”

November 2, 2011

Sept. 13 was a typical Orono morning. The sleepy, hunched over senior class lined up outside the closed auditorium doors. They seemed excited to get out of class; however, all students had a look of pure boredom across their faces at the thought of the same old “song-and-dance” presentation. The...

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