Best of SNO High School Edition

Protesters, police clash at May Day protests

Protesters, police clash at May Day protests

Cassin Stacy

May 26, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia

Not only do we love this set of photos from the Seattle May Day protest, we also love the comment that came along with their submission.    ...

Cerritos College Walk of Fame

Cerritos College Walk of Fame

Sebastian Echeverry, Mario Jimenez, Emily Curiel, and Michael Garcia

May 8, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

Check out this cool, interactive infograph that features a variety of outstanding students at Cerritos College. Each star links to a feature story about the person, either text, audio or video. In addition to the online presentation, we're told, the graphic appeared in print with a QR code linking...

Los Alamos library one step closer

Los Alamos library one step closer

Forest Starr

April 10, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

Board members of the library district arranged a day for the Los Alamos community to continue work on a future library site. The town has come a long way in making the library a powerful tool of the community.

Putting spring break on the map

Putting spring break on the map

Margaret Geanacopoulos

April 1, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

Here is a very cool use of the StoryMaps program. Think you have to go far away for spring break? The Talon proves otherwise with this great collection of fun things to do in their area. ...

What does it take to fall in love?

What does it take to fall in love?

Payton Evans

March 26, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized, Video

Can love be reduced to a scientific formula? To a simple set of 36 questions, even? Payton Evans at the Little Hawk explores this idea. A very cool investigative article paired with some great filmmaking, too. Many of us dream about finding “the one” — a true love, a significant other, a soulmate....

Short films serve as creative outlets, exploratory forms

Short films serve as creative outlets, exploratory forms

Eva Perez-Greene

March 20, 2015


Filed under Movies, Uncategorized, Video

Artistic inspiration is everywhere, yet few feel bold enough to take the plunge and create something unique with it when they find it. Junior Karsten Runquist, a self-taught filmmaker, has challenged himself this year to produce one original short film per month. From his more mature horror short Yum to his y...

Stepping between worlds

Stepping between worlds

Kaitlin Maloney

March 16, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports, Uncategorized, Video

For most athletes, trying to balance schoolwork with three-hour practices and a 10-minute commute home is difficult enough. However, senior twins Carly and Hayley Mangan travel 45 minutes each way to practice at their Irish step dance school in Montville, CT. They make the commute four to five days...

ReelPeople, ReelOpportunities, ReelAbilities

ReelPeople, ReelOpportunities, ReelAbilities

Tori Swart

March 9, 2015


Filed under Movies, Uncategorized, Video

Both verbal and nonverbal students with disabilities gather in this student-made short introductory film for the ReelAbilities Film Festival school outreach program. The festival invites people to come together to celebrate the lives, stories and art of people with disabilities. ReelAbilities is...