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  • February 13Come out February 18th to cheer both boys' and girls' varsity basketball teams play in the semi finals

  • February 13Congrats varsity basketball for winning the regional championship

  • January 21Congratulations to Etowah Swim and Dive for winning county! #BeatWoodstock

  • Miracle for Matthew Lane

    Miracle for Matthew Lane

    Danielle Goold, editor-in-chief

    January 31, 2017

    A New Year miracle for sophomore Matthew Lane. Over 100 people raised $7,580 in just 12 days. Lane’s doctor diagnosed him with bone cancer in his jaw late last year. It appeared he had a tooth growing inside his jaw, but after going to an oral surgeon, Lane soon found out there was also a cancerous...

    Danielle Goold (DG10187)

  • Sharing memories one page at a time

    Sharing memories one page at a time

    christen ellenberg, staff reporter

    January 27, 2017

    “Yearbook is all about preserving memories, making a time capsule to look back on at various stages in life,” Margo Kemmerer, yearbook teacher said. Offered as a class at Etowah, yearbook students take part in making the memories of their classmates and teachers. Like the journalism class, yearbook...

  • KB’s bright light

    KB’s bright light

    Christen Ellenberg

    January 20, 2017

    I have not known Keith Ball for that long, but I can tell you a lot about him. He really does work hard and loves his job with all of his heart. I have never met a teacher nor principal who cares about his or her students as much as KB does. It really is difficult for students to see him go because he...

  • Watts’ bright future

    Watts’ bright future

    Christen Ellenberg, staff reporter

    January 12, 2017

    Sydne Watts, freshman, is making a name for herself on the varsity girls’ basketball team. With seven seniors on the team, Watts had a lot to prove. Since summer, she has been learning the ins and the outs of the varsity basketball team. Training all day, hoping to snag that varsity spot in October,...

  • Holiday Lights photospread

    Holiday Lights photospread

    Kyllie Beach, staff reporter/ photographer

    December 27, 2016

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KB versus brick

Teresa Chan, editor

As the student body of Etowah says goodbye to our beloved principal, it is nice to know that the man who has done everything he can to improve the student morale and campus environment, also struggled on his first day at...

February 17No Comments

Risky business

Risky business

Christen Ellenberg, staff reporter

A man who not only has changed the face of Etowah but the lives and outlooks of the students here, Keith Ball has been the man in charge for the past 7 years, with over 100 new kids every year. KB sees change every day of...

February 17No Comments

No excuses, just results

No excuses, just results

Marsha Loversky, adviser

I am a lurker confined to the shadows, the behind-the-scenes person at The Talon.  I have been pushing my hard-working journalists to pen their thoughts and get them published before Friday's departure of our head Eagle....

February 16No Comments

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Watts’ bright future

Watts’ bright future

Christen Ellenberg, staff reporter

Sydne Watts, freshman, is making a name for herself on the varsity girls’ basketball team. With seven seniors on the team, Watts had a lot to prove. Since summer, she has been learning the ins and the outs of the varsity...

January 121 Comment

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  • Championship season December 8
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Time to say goodbye?

Kellie Little, staff reporter

Arguably, some of the best nights are spent wrapped up in a warm blanket watching a new episode of your favorite TV show. Sadly, a majority of them are going to end in 2017. Some longer running shows...

February 9No Comments

Etowah’s Electric Eagles

Etowah’s Electric Eagles

February 2

Reel life vs real life: romanticizing depression and anxiety

February 2

Miracle for Matthew Lane

Miracle for Matthew Lane

January 31

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