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The Juniors Almost Had It.

The Juniors Almost Had It.
AVHS' Homecoming Powder-Puff Game
September 25, 2019

The 2019 Powder-Puff game surprised us all. Although even though the Juniors feared they would lose, they held onto the glimmer of hope until the end.   "I feel like we have a chance, a minimal one,...

Stepping up after a (Short) Fall: Addressing Budgetary Gaps in Minnesota State Education Spending

Minnesota State Capitol Building
February 27, 2019

Part One: Insufficient Funding, the History, and Impact By: Tai Henrichs “The stability of a republican form of government depending mainly upon the intelligence of the people, it is...

Homecoming Week

October 16, 2018

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October 16, 2018

What is The Talon? The Talon is the official student newspaper of Apple Valley High School. We are accredited by the Student News Organization and the Minnesota State High School League. MSHSL Facebook Who...

Homecoming Week: Day 1

October 2, 2018

Homecoming week started and had a lot going on. Advisory activities included a rock-paper-scissors tournament with the winning advisory representatives scheduled to battle it out at Thursday’s Pep Fest.   It...

2018 STAVID Night Brings Elementary Students from Across the District

2018 STAVID Night Brings Elementary Students from Across the District
May 22, 2018

Apple Valley High School held the STAVID night event for its second year in the row on Friday, May 11th.  This event, whose name is a portmanteau of AVID and STEM, provided attendees the opportunity to...

Multicultural Night 2018

Up close of the items at the Eritrea booth
May 11, 2018

On May 3rd, Eastview High School held its annual Multicultural Night. This event brings together a variety of schools and cultures in one place where visitors are able to learn more about the world around...

The Talon Wins the SNO Site Excellence Badge

April 29, 2018

The Talon was recently awarded SNO's Site Excellence badge, highlighting the website's visual merit. The website has seen some new additions this year, including new sections on the home page like...

I STEM, You STEM, Apple Valley STEM

AVHS students meet with a digital marketer from Thomson Reuters.
March 7, 2018

The District 196 STEM Career Fair at Apple Valley High School in February was a huge success! With over 2,000 attendees from all across the district and beyond, it was a fantastic opportunity to network...

A Night in the Spotlight

May 12, 2017

Prom season is tough stuff. It’s stressful “promposing”, arranging groups, making dinner reservations, organizing pictures, scheduling the night to the very last minute detail, and of course,...

Replenishing Our World Drop by Drop

Children in Ukraine are taught about the importance of clean water during World Water Day.
May 11, 2017

As nationally celebrated days such as Earth day and World Water day pass, the amount that we give back to nature is seriously questioned. From droughts to devastating floods, people have wondered of ways...

Minnesota Marches for Science on Earth Day

Thousands of science advocates marched on April 22nd
April 27, 2017

In a time of such divisiveness and controversy, it seems almost rare to find consistency and unity in our world. Earth Day is just that sense of unity that some have been longing for. On April 22nd,...

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