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...

Decision Day 2019: Student’s Post-High School Plans

Senior Fischer Eiss and Pierce Pennaz celebrating their future plans.

May 7, 2019

Kenzie Taylor Opinions Editor Wednesday May 1st marked Decision Day nationwide, where seniors gathered to announce and celebrate their post-high school plans by making pendants featuring their choice and taking pictures with friends. In addition, they represented their plans with apparel from where...

Freshmen Face the Reality of High School

The freshmen start to  gather in their hall at the beginning of snack break.

Megan Albers, Visuals Team

October 24, 2016

The freshman prepare themselves in every way possible.  They have double checked their school supplies, and have had their first day of school outfit planned for weeks.  The first day of school is already behind them.  Before they know it, the first couple of weeks pass by too and they finally ha...

Orono: Traditions and transitions through the years

March 15, 2013

The Orono High School building as we know it has been around since 1968. Talking to the teachers that have been here the longest, we can gain an insight into what makes Orono, Orono. In 1968 the Orono High School building was constructed with the help of the original school board. The beginnings ...

Jeff Weiland: “The…best thing is coaching.”

November 4, 2012

For the past ten years Jeff Weiland has been the head coach for the Orono Spartans varsity football team. He has also taught American Government to the entire freshmen class. Teaching and coaching go hand in hand for Weiland. As a child and teenager Weiland’s greatest love in life was playing sports....

Important advice for succeeding in high school

October 28, 2011

As Orono High School brings in new freshmen, there are many things to be considered. In general, freshmen have no clue what high school is like before arriving. So far at Orono, they seem to feel welcomed. “My main concern was I would get lost,” said new freshmen Mia Doolittle. As some freshmen...

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