Monthly Archives: January 2020

All-State Orchestra and Choir Exceed Expectations

By Amanda Malnik From Jan. 8 to 11, Oak Hall students, juniors Amelia German and Anya AitSahlia, sophomore Asher Dobrin, and eighth graders Elizabeth Offerle and Jamie Robinson Wilmott, attended the All-State Conference in Tampa, Fla., where they performed in either an orchestra or a chorus. Because the aforementioned students placed so high in their designated talents, this is Oak

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Remembering Kobe

By Cristina AlvarezOak Hall Journalism Teacher I try to not write stories for The Talon, as I feel my students are incredible at journalism. But writing is what I do, and I couldn’t think of another outlet I could use to process this tragic event. Since Sunday, I’ve been trying to put into words what the world lost when Kobe

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We Remember the Holocaust

By Lauren Cohen Yesterday, people across the globe came together to mourn the lives of those lost on the 75th anniversary of the Holocaust. The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex was liberated by the Soviet Red Army on Jan. 27, 1945 and became a symbol of Nazi Germany’s systematic murder of an estimated six million Jews — around two-thirds of Europe’s Jewish population. 

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2020 Grammy Awards Breakdown

Cate shares her thoughts on the annual event Note: On occasion, we like to publish stories that expand past the halls of “The Hall”. This is one of those stories! By Cate Cannon On Sunday, Jan. 26, the 62nd annual Grammy Award show commenced. The biggest artists in music arrived in flowing gowns and designer tuxedos. Amidst rumors of sexual harassment

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Spanish Project Aims to Help Environment

By Cate Cannon Oak Hall’s Spanish-III Honors class, taught by Upper School Spanish teacher Krystal Serrano, is working on a project that aims to better the environment, both at school and in general. The purpose of the project is to find an economically efficient plan with various benefits to improve the environment. Students were assigned partners, with whom they are

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College Football: The Rise of the Golden Gophers

Note: On occasion, we like to publish stories that expand past the halls of “The Hall”. This is one of those stories! By Aiden Wacksman Whether it was Minnesota’s rise into the Top 10, Louisiana State University’s incredible championship run, or Auburn’s thrilling Iron Bowl victory, the 2019-20 college football season was filled with shocking upsets and close calls. Here’s

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New Beginning for David Jackson

On Jan. 23, David Jackson, Assistant Head of School, announced he and his wife Generosa, are relocating to Fort Wayne, Ind. and joining The Canterbury School community. Jackson is the new Head of School at Canterbury, beginning July 1. While this is a tremendous loss for Oak Hall, we wish nothing but the best for the Jacksons in their new

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