Category Archives: Middle School

September’s Eagle of the Month: Julie Black

By Sarah Youngblood Oak Hall School’s sixth and seventh grade world cultures teacher, Julie Black, is September’s “Eagle of the Month”! Black is being celebrated and recognized for her dedication to teaching and talent in the classroom. She has been a teacher at the Middle School for 23 years. “[Eagle of the Month] is a wonderful way to be recognized by

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Science Labs Adjust to COVID Restrictions

By Kaylee Rowe Science labs have always been an integral part of the learning process for students. These hands-on in school projects help students achieve a better understanding of why a certain science theory works. With the new COVID-19 guidelines, labs can be difficult to perform. The Upper and Middle School science department is working on tackling this issue head

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OHS Junior Thespians Take on Largest Festival in Country

By Jenna Poppell The Florida State Junior Thespian Festival is the largest junior thespian festival in the country and gives middle school theater students all around the United States the opportunity to work together. “In addition to competing, students have the opportunity to collaborate with other middle school students from a variety of backgrounds and share meaningful experiences within workshops,

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Winter Concert to Feature Songs By Bublé, Chili Peppers

By Amanda Malnik On Sunday, Dec. 15 at 3 p.m., Oak Hall students from sixth to 12th grade are performing holiday songs at a family-friendly winter concert in the Oak Hall theater for the local community to enjoy. Numerous songs, chosen by Middle and Upper School music teachers Jason Stahl and Dr. Domonique Clance, will be performed by all students enrolled

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MidTerm Schedules

By Mary Madelyn Broom Mid-terms for Middle and Upper School students is right around the corner, as students prepare to close the semester. From Dec. 16 to the 20, there is one exam per day beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at noon. The Upper School has dedicated three days to exam prep, Dec. 11 to 13, with regular schedules,

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Childhood Obesity On The Rise

Over the next few weeks, “The Talon” will be releasing a series of stories regarding depression, anxiety, obesity, nutrition, sleeping habits, and time management. Sources were given the option to remain anonymous, as the topics are incredibly personal. Please be advised, some of the published stories may be disturbing to some readers. By Jasmine Chen According to the Centers for

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Oak HALLoween Photo Gallery

From the youngest pre-kindergartner to the oldest senior, along with faculty, and staff dressed up yesterday for Halloween. The Lower School, keeping the tradition alive, paraded around the Upper School circle, showing off costumes such as velociraptors, butterflies, and ghosts. Kindergartners partnered with their senior buddy, some in matching costumes. In the afternoon, Lower School classrooms transformed from a learning

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