A Shockingly Snowless Winter

A Shockingly Snowless Winter

Burke Harman, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


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It’s been a snowless winter to say the least for the greater Baltimore Area. We had only one mere two hour delay for Towson High. Considering a winter that brought us one of the most legendary snowstorms in history last year, this was a disappointment. We had over two feet of snow last January,...

Pioneer of “The Kumquat” Thriving at UMD’s Satirical Paper

Maggie Moore

January 4, 2017


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“We’re proud of our Talisman roots!” says Patrick Hutson, a University of Maryland freshman and co-creator of The Towson Talisman’s satirical section, “The Kumquat,” which debuted in our school newspaper in the beginning of the 2015-16 school year. A graduate of Towson High’s 2016 cla...

December Students of the Month

Staff

December 20, 2016


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The student recognition committee would like to recognize the following students for demonstrating scholarship during the month of December.  Great work and congratulations! Freshman, Raquel Martinez: “Raquel is a perfect exemplar for this month’s focus area of ‘Scholarship’. Raquel consisten...

Students of the Month – November

Staff

December 15, 2016


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MARA LEAGUE The Student Recognition Committee would like to congratulate freshman, Mara League as the November Student of the Month for demonstrating respect at school. Mara is described by her nominating teacher as “willing to assist struggling students after completing her own work”. Way t...

Wall of Fame

Wall of Fame

Leeannah McNew, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


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When you walked into school the Friday morning of the pep rally, you might have seen something unexpected in the first floor hallway. Lights, posters, streamers, balloons, glitter, and beads hung from the walls and ceiling in celebration of homecoming. Decorating the hallways was a new edition to...

The Marching Generals Family

The Marching Generals Family

October 18, 2016


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On Saturdays, Towson High School students and families cheer on their football team and are treated to some tunes by the Towson Marching Generals. The marching band provides familiar game-day music along with an entertaining halftime performance. They receive rave reviews, as junior Nick Testoni expresses:...

The New Grading Policy

September 30, 2016


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In 2014,  Baltimore County Public Schools established a “Grading and Reporting Committee” comprised of teachers and parents in order to revise Policy 5210 (Factors involved in Student Evaluation). The goal of the Grading and Reporting committee was to revise existing policy to reflect successful...

Colophon Celebrates 50 years of writing with the Golden Edition

Colophon Celebrates 50 years of writing with the Golden Edition

Jafira Johnson, editor

September 26, 2016


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By definition, a “colophon” is described as a publisher’s emblem or a statement that includes a book’s publication information. However, the word colophon has an entirely different meaning to students at Towson High School. Colophon represents an unparalleled literary art magazine that has...

Cooler Chat: Tremendous New Trend Taking Over Towson High School

Cooler Chat: Tremendous New Trend Taking Over Towson High School

Nicholas Wynn

September 9, 2016


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Monday morning, 9:22am. You walk out of first period math class feeling half awake and overcome by a lesson you did not fully understand. Things are looking glum. You notice that your parched lips need to be remedied. You see in the vague distance a… a water cooler? A water cooler. “I haven’...

Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse

Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse

Savanah Cockerille

April 20, 2016


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Last Tuesday the girls’ varsity lacrosse team played a hard and exiting game against the Hereford Bulls. Every ear for the past century, they have fought back and forth for county, regional, and state titles. Usually, Towson is the underdog. Now after 4 years and six games against the Bulls, Towson...

Best Buddies Mural

Best Buddies Mural

Anne Saba

March 18, 2016


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Did you notice the colorful new picture decorating the wall of one of the staircases here at Towson? With a rainbow of handprints and an eye-popping painting, the Best Buddies mural makes both an ornamental and communal impact on Towson High School. Best Buddies is an international nonprofit organization...

The Word!

Savannah Cockerille

March 15, 2016


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Towson has a wide variety of clubs and teams, so whether you enjoy hands-on activities, helping others, or writing, Towson has a club for you. The Word is a club exclusively for young writers. The writers meet every Wednesday in room 308 right after school for about forty-five minutes to an hour....

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