The Hawk Talk

The struggle to separate

Norah Vaudo, In-Depth Editor November 14, 2023

A thick fog of academic fatigue hangs over the Madison hallways as the school year creeps closer to AP exams in May, marking another year of students losing their identity to a letter grade. Students’...

The legacy of Madisons band director, Mr. Hackbarth

The legacy of Madison’s band director, Mr. Hackbarth

Simon Wong, Opinion Editor June 3, 2023

Four state championships. Three Commonwealth Cups. A Bands of America Regional Championship. A Bands of America Grand Nationals Semi-Finalist. A John Philip Sousa Foundation Sudler Flag of Honor recipient....

Available jobs for teens this summer

Audrey Bhagi, News Editor June 2, 2023

With summer right around the corner, you may be interested in what jobs are available to earn some summer-spending money. Luckily, Vienna consistently provides an array of options. But remember, it’s...


Classified U.S. documents leaked on Minecraft

Ava Bartolone, Entertainment Editor June 2, 2023

Jack Teixeira, a 21 year old Air National Guardsman, was arrested recently following the leak of highly classified military documents in a Minecraft chat room, raising concerns regarding United States’...

The state of press freedom in the U.S.

Connor Foote, Aidan Jones, Mallory Vaudo & Cate Langhorn, Editors-in-Chief March 28, 2023

Following the derailment of a train carrying toxic chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio, journalist Evan Lambert was detained for covering the incident, charged for criminal trespass and resisting arrest,...

In Honor of Black History Month: Notable Figures

February 16, 2023

In celebration of Black History month this February it is important to note those who shaped our community. Louis Archer, Christyl C. Johnson, and Kwame Alexander are three leaders who influenced local...

Deaths of Influential People in 2022

Lauren Kostakis, News Editor February 16, 2023

Pele October 23, 1940- December, 29, 2022 “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love what you are doing or learning to do.” ...

Behind the Scenes of Madison’s SGA

Molly Carrigan, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

Madison’s student government association works to bring together all the facets of student life at our school and is composed of goal-driven and resilient student leaders. SGA members are either an elected...

Manicone makes New York City stage debut

Manicone makes New York City stage debut

Leslie Oh, Art Director January 11, 2023

Madison’s very own Sophia Manicone (’23) recently starred in an Off-Broadway production of “Parade” this November at the New York City Center. The musical features Ben Platt, best known for...

Kathleen Morrow (25) and her siblings wear matching Christmas pajamas

Warhawks celebrate December holidays with unique traditions

Varenya Rao-Mallela, Lifestyle Editor January 10, 2023

Many await the cheer that comes with the annual return of the holiday season. People enjoy this festive time of year because it is a time of giving, community and celebration. Around the globe, there are...

Coping with seasonal depression this winter

Lara Hans, Opinion Editor January 10, 2023

Imagine this: it’s 4:30 on a bitter cold Monday afternoon and the sun has already begun to set. The daylight starts to fade out of the sky, and in less than an hour there won’t be any left. Soon, the...

The Benefits of being bilingual

Megan Mills, Entertainment Editor January 10, 2023

Worldwide around 60 percent of people can speak and converse in more than one language, however according to U.S government statistics in America that number stoops down to only 20 percent. Therefore,...

Load More Stories

Comments (0)

All The Hawk Talk Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest