The Talisman Staff Can’t Wait to Get Started

The Talisman Staff Can’t Wait to Get Started

August 31, 2018


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Happy 2018-19 school year, Towson Generals!

2018 THS Disney Trip

2018 THS Disney Trip

Ryan Miller, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Over 200 students, chaperones, and teachers boarded the crammed bus on Friday for the start of a long 21-hour bus ride to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Although the bus ride might have been miserable to some, the experience at Disney World was amazing and unforgettable.   This was my second trip to Disney World for Towson High School. Since the last trip, Disney had added multiple new rides as well as a whol...

Senior Talent Show

Senior Talent Show

Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

The annual senior talent show took place on March 1st and it was a major success. Dozens of family and friends came out to support the very talented performers and announcers. There were singers, ukulele players, piano players, gymnasts, and dancers. All seniors brought a unique and brilliant talent...

The 2018 Flu Epidemic: Your Guide to A Clean Bill of Health

Braden Hamelin, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

You know what it is as soon as you feel the symptoms: stuffy nose, body aches, cough, and sore throat. It sucks, but you have the flu. This year there's been a huge outbreak of flu cases, with 42 states reporting high activity of the flu in these past few weeks alone. Flu season starts in October...

If we fall, so will our GPA’s

If we fall, so will our GPA’s

Ellie Matson, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Half asleep, I arrive to school at 7:40, barely making the bell. And then even once I haphazardly sit down at my desk, (almost out of breath) I realize that I can barely keep my eyes open for a class that can help determine my future. Something needs to change here.   I'm not the only sleepy one. Many students find themselves falling asleep in class and completely missing a t...

Past General with Present Success

Past General with Present Success

Ryan Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Michael Fast, a Towson High Graduate of the class of 2004, used the resources he gained from Towson's tradition of excellence to fuel his professional career. Fast quickly rose to become a Fox Sports statistician, a writer for the Baltimore Ravens, as well as a current paraeducator...

A Breath of Relief

A Breath of Relief

Helen Logan, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

The end of the quarter has arrived and students all throughout Towson can feel the weight of grades lifted off of their shoulders. This quarter has been especially stressful with the additional agony of midterms. The start of third quarter offers a fresh start and new opportunities that many students...

2018 Winter Olympics Preview

2018 Winter Olympics Preview

Ryan Miller, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

Although sometimes not as exciting as lightning fast track stars, flying gymnasts, or expeditious soccer stars, the athletes in the 2018 Winter Olympics held this year in PyeongChang, South Korea are sure to continue to make jaws drop around the world.   This winter, the Olympics are set for February 8th to February 25th, and athletes hailing from every corner of the earth are competing mostly in events or sports dealing with snow, ...

Opposing Viewpoints: Taking a Knee

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Kneeling For the Anthem has Spiraled out of Control I have always been a supporter of standing up for the national anthem. I understand people have the right to kneel due to freedom of speech, but I have thought of this as disrespectful. The National anthem represents many things: our countrie...

Spirit Week Highlights

Spirit Week Highlights

Helen Logan, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Spirit week started out with a bang on America Monday. The American flag could be seen sported around on various clothing articles among the spirited student body. This is not the first time America Monday has appeared on the spirit week docket. Last year Towson students rocked red, white, and blue as...

A Football Game For the Books

A Football Game For the Books

Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

The sun was glaring off the lens of my Polaroid sunglasses as I walked into the maroon filled stadium. It was blazing hot and I could see the sweat bounce off o everyone’s forehead. But none of that mattered because school spirit overpowered everything else.  Towson fans took our side of the bleachers while Dulaney took the other, getting ready for an intense rivalry ga...

Water Coolers Revisited: What’s next for Towson’s top source of refreshment?

Nicholas Wynn

June 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, The Artichoke

Becky got a surprise promposal from her dream date. Danny scored the winning buzzer-beater shot in the big game. Jeff got a 1550 on his SAT! As the sun is begins to set over another school year, many students are reflecting on the many exciting events that happened during the past school year. Al...

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