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Seniors Morgan Gholson and Grace Gibbons pick up trash at the Student Political Engagement Club (SPEC) parking lot pickup event on Oct. 14, 2021.

Parking lot problems, protest of dissent?

Elisabeth Poock and Katie Hernandez October 28, 2021

Throughout the past year, there has been an increase in the amount of trash from students in the parking lots of Ankeny High School (AHS). From food wrappers to chewed-up gum, the pathway into the high...

The Talon News team held a press conference with five of the seven candidates running for Ankeny School Board election on Thursday, Oct. 28 at Ankeny High School. Candidates spoke on a wide variety of topics including the importance of empowering leadership, diversity and inclusion, and providing safe and welcoming environments for all in the Ankeny Community School District. 

Candidates pictured from left to right: Lori Bullock, Joy Burk, Shelly Northway, Lori Lovstad, and Sarah Barthole

A conversation with Ankeny School Board candidates

With local elections approaching, the Talon news team met with five of the seven Ankeny School Board candidates looking to fill the three open seats. Candidates Joy Burk, Lori Bullock, Sarah Barthole,...

 Denis Villeneuves 2021 movie Dune featuring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, and Jason Mamoa was released in theaters on Oct 22.

“Dune” Movie Review

Jemma Bullock, Staff Reporter; Movie Reviewer October 28, 2021

Ever since the announcement of its arrival, “Dune” has been a movie audiences have been waiting for. With actors Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Mamoa, and Rebecca Ferguson, and music by Hans Zimmer,...

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