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The Talon

  • District names Southwest Foods Excellence as the district’s food services provider

  • Teachers report back to work: Aug 10

  • GHS Open House: Sept. 13

  • Baylor Scott & White Physicals: May 20

  • Senior Skip Day Monday, April 24

  • Saturday 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Prom

  • Holiday - Good Friday 4/14/2017

  • Library Nights tutorials Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15pm-6:15pm

Skyward Family-Student Access

Skyward Family Access provides parents and students secure online access to student schedules, attendance, food service balances & payments, grades, and some additional features as well. Questions arise with every new school year. District has provided answers for frequently asked inquiries. Where do I go to log in to Skyward Family Access? ...

  • Too Cool for School Fashion Trends

    Too Cool for School Fashion Trends

    July 24, 2017

    Seventeen magazine has put together upcoming trends for school fall fashion. 1. Wearing a top over a dress. Pay particular attention to keeping with the same color scheme to stay on point.  Aaron Richter                   2. Embroidered Jeans Flared jeans with unique embroidery, add a printed top and long coat. Danielle St.Laurent      ...

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

    Grant McGinnity

    May 2, 2017

      The 15th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and sequel to 2014's surprise hit Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 continues the story of Star Lord, Drax, Gamora, Rocket, and Groot. Plot: After saving the galaxy from the Kree, the guardians are now a team for hire. One mission involves them defending a precious resource for an alien race known as the Sovereign, but...

  • The First 100 days of President Donald Trump

    The First 100 days of President Donald Trump

    Grant McGinnity

    April 28, 2017

    100 days have passed since January 20th 2017, the day President Trump was inaugurated at our nations capital. He has currently signed 24 executive orders met with many world leaders such as Israel, China, Japan, the U.K, and Canada. Currently he is trying to repeal and replace Obamacare and pass tax reforms, and the government is balancing a budget while Trump is fighting for his border wall to be...

  • The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

    The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

    Grant McGinnity

    April 20, 2017

    Recently, the sequel to 2015's Star Wars Battlefront was announced via trailer to be releasing November 17th. In previous articles I've praised the original series made by Pandemic in the mid 2000's (See top 5 Star Wars Games), and criticized the other made by EA in 2015 for its expensive add-on's, poor gameplay and lack of content. Though the 2015 game was overall viewed as okay or bad by fans, but...

  • Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

    Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

    Caitlin LaCour

    April 5, 2017

    Superhero movies have become wildly popular in the last decade. Practically everyone has seen one of the many that come out each year- from the gritty Dark Knight series to the campy X-men franchise. However, these are the worst of the genre. 4. Guardians of the Galaxy When I heard all the heaps of praise this movie received and still gets, I am honestly astonished. This movie, released in 2014 by Marvel, starred Chris Pratt as cookie-cutter characte...

GHS Broadcasting New Website

GHS Broadcasting New Website

https://ghsstudio505.wixsite.com/mysite <- Click to go to site Check out the new website for GHS Broadcasting team. Features include 'Eagle Eye News', 'Keeping it Classy' which is classroom interviews, 'Calling the Shots' a sports broadcast, 'Meet Your Match' a dating gameshow, 'Cafe 505' a cooking program, and 'Independent Projects' such as the lipdub.

March 3, 2017No Comments

South Hall class room relocations

South Hall class room relocations

January 3, 2017

TEACHER                     NEW ROOM Arnold, Susan              870 Barber, Steve               857 Becker, Justin             888 Bickerton,...

School LipDub 2016

School LipDub 2016

December 1, 2016

  GHS Broadcasting will be hosting a lipdub during Flex period December 12. Participation is encouraged. A lipdub is a moving music video where students lip-sync the lyrics...

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

November 14, 2016

  Georgetown Georgettes are partnering with Toys for Tots (sponsored by the Marine Corps Reserve) this holiday season. Toys for Tots is a program that donates unwrapped...

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Valentine’s Day Love Languages

Valentine’s Day Love Languages

Olivia Morgan

  With Valentine’s Day around the corner you might start to think what you are going to get your special someone. Does a gift really show how much you care about...

January 24, 2017No Comments

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

December 1, 2016

Halloween: A Full Night of Fright and What to Do With It

Halloween: A Full Night of Fright and What to Do With It

October 21, 2016

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2017 Yearbooks Are Here

2017 Yearbooks Are Here

The 2016/2017 Yearbooks are here, pick-ups are in the cafeteria. You must show your ID to get your yearbook.

May 16, 2017No Comments

SENIORS: DO YOU STILL NEED TO ORDER YOUR CAP AND GOWN?

SENIORS: DO YOU STILL NEED TO ORDER YOUR CAP AND GOWN?

February 27, 2017

Yearbook Senior Ads

November 14, 2016

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Working out With Brax & Dean: Day One- Bicep’s

Dean & Brax

The Bicep is one of your smaller muscles but key in weightlifting. The exercise of choice is the curl for greatest results, here is a 5 step cycle bicep workout. Do 8 reps of each separate workout and repeat 5 times for A complete workout. 1 Incline Hammer Curls. 2 Incline Inner-Biceps Curl. ...

February 15, 2017No Comments

Super Bowl 51

February 13, 2017

Super Bowl LI will go down as one of the best title games in NFL history. Very historical game to happen in Super Bowl history, being the first overtime game. With a huge comeback by the Patriots from 28-3 lose to win in OT at 34-28 win.  After watching the Falcons race out to a 28-3 lead, the Patriots switched...

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2017 Yearbooks Are Here

2017 Yearbooks Are Here

The 2016/2017 Yearbooks are here, pick-ups are in the cafeteria. You must show your ID to get your yearbook.

May 16, 2017No Comments

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Top Lists

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

Caitlin LaCour

Superhero movies have become wildly popular in the last decade. Practically everyone has seen one of the many that come out each year- from the gritty Dark Knight series to...

April 5, 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

January 5, 2017

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

December 5, 2016

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

December 5, 2016

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Too Cool for School Fashion Trends

Too Cool for School Fashion Trends

Seventeen magazine has put together upcoming trends for school fall fashion. 1. Wearing a top over a dress. Pay particular attention to keeping with the same color scheme to stay on point.  Aaron Richter                ...

July 24, 2017No Comments

Recent Features Stories

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

May 2, 2017

The First 100 days of President Donald Trump

The First 100 days of President Donald Trump

April 28, 2017

The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

April 20, 2017

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The First 100 days of President Donald Trump

The First 100 days of President Donald Trump

Grant McGinnity

100 days have passed since January 20th 2017, the day President Trump was inaugurated at our nations capital. He has currently signed 24 executive orders met with many world...

April 28, 2017No Comments

The ISPs, Internet, VPNs, and Advertisers- What You Need to Know

The ISPs, Internet, VPNs, and Advertisers- What You Need to Know

Caitlin LaCour

The Internet- just about everybody uses it, or has at least once. It's a tool to find information and entertainment, but also can be used for illegal activity- the Deep Web,...

March 28, 20171 Comment

Recent News Stories

The State of the White House

The State of the White House

February 13, 2017

Since January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump has been signing executive orders in the last few months, catching up to former president Barack Obama's 14 executive orders by his third...

Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th President

Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th President

January 26, 2017

  After a victory in the 2016 election, Donald Trump is president after being sworn in at our nation's capital as the 45th president last Friday. In his inaugural address...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

Grant McGinnity

  The 15th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and sequel to 2014's surprise hit Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 continues the story of Star Lord, Drax, Gamora, Rocket,...

May 2, 2017No Comments

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

April 20, 2017

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

April 5, 2017

Kong Skull Island Review

Kong Skull Island Review

March 22, 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

March 20, 2017

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Editorials

Premium Gas vs. Regular Gas

Premium Gas vs. Regular Gas

Ricky Torres & Jeff Williams

What's really better for your car? Now its true that some car makers recommend putting premium fuel in their high-end models, but what about most of us who drive regular...

May 22, 2017No Comments

Asylum Seekers- Immigration following the rise of ISIS to Western countries

Asylum Seekers- Immigration following the rise of ISIS to Western countries

Grant McGinnity

Ever since the 9/11 and the rise of radical Islamic terrorism in the Middle East, the world has been a very different place. President Bush (W), in retaliation to these attacks,...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Hypocrisy against the generations

Hypocrisy against the generations

April 20, 2017

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

February 7, 2017

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Billboard Top Three 7/24

Billboard Top Three 7/24

1. Despacito Tops the Billboard Hot 100 for 11th Week. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee's collab, featuring Justin Bieber, moves to within five weeks of the chart's longest r...

July 24, 2017No Comments

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Top Grossing Movies week of 7/21-7/23

Top Grossing Movies week of 7/21-7/23

1. Dunkirk Domestic Total as of Jul. 23, 2017: $50,500,000 (Estimate) Distributor: Warner Bros. Director: Christopher Nolan Release Date: July 21, 2017 Genre: Action Thriller Runti...

July 24, 2017No Comments

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NY Times BestSellers 7/24

NY Times BestSellers 7/24

Combined Print & E-Book Fiction: Number 1 HOUSE OF SPIES by Daniel Silva Gabriel Allon, the Israeli art restorer and spy, now the head of Israel’s secret intel...

July 24, 2017No Comments

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