The Student News Site of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

The Talon

The Student News Site of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

The Talon

The Student News Site of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

The Talon

During Christmas time, Good Counsel incorporates many aspects of student life into the Christmas holiday.
Beloved Good Counsel Christmas Traditions
Anthony Pham '24, Staff Writer • December 5, 2023

With Thanksgiving gone by and Christmas right around the corner, it’s safe to say that we are now in the thick of the holiday season. With the holidays come beloved traditions for all of us,...

The Strength in Christ Club, one of the newest clubs established at GC, aims to create a community of faith where students can come together to better understand God’s word through weekly Bible studies.
Seed, Time, and Harvest: A Feature on the Strength in Christ Club
November 17, 2023

Throughout history, there have been many success stories of people and companies that have had humble beginnings but have turned out to be pinnacles of our culture and our day-to-day...

The IFalcon experience offers a new perspective on how older Falcons can aid incoming freshmen.
Behind the iFalcon Experience
November 6, 2023

Over the summer, a team of students known as iFalcons, volunteered to prepare iPads for the incoming class of 2027. Approximately 25 students took on the process, which took two...

The grading system Veracross set the tone for fall as we began a new school year.
What in the World is Veracross?
October 10, 2023

There are always new additions as we begin a new school year; however, we have seen a surplus this year. From the new President of Good Counsel, Mr. Ciccone, to the newly constructed...

WCAC Playoff game between Good Counsel and Gonzaga.
The Week in Pictures: WCAC Playoffs
November 20, 2023

Once again, the iconic Barbie is taking the world by storm.
The Impact of the Barbie Movie 
Julia Purdy ‘24 , Staff Writer  • December 6, 2023

The popular Barbie movie took the world by storm, quickly becoming a global phenomenon. Popular trends on social media, new fashion trends, and lengthy marketing efforts from...

The Good Counsel Christmas Concert is an enjoyable time for all ages!
GC Christmas Concert 2023
Athena How’ 26, Staff Writer  • December 6, 2023

GC offers an incredible music program in which students can showcase their musical talents. There are a variety of bands and choirs. Speaking of this, GC music concerts are...

The effects of peer pressure can be difficult to deal with.
The Dangers of Peer Pressure
Evan Nicholas “25 December 6, 2023

Content Advisory: Mental health Peer pressure, defined as "the influence of an action by a...

Four of Good Counsels interesting students: Chris Patiag ‘24, Roman Calure ‘26, Ang Bezos ‘24, and Kiley McEnerney ‘25
Four of the 1245 Interesting Students at GC
Maddie Tiongson ‘24 and Maggie Friel ‘26 December 5, 2023

Kiley McEnerney ‘25 Meet Kiley McEnerney ‘25! She’s a junior here at Good Counsel...

A large assortment of fresh vegetables at a farmer’s market.
Hunger for Thanksgiving
November 19, 2023
Q and A with GC student-athlete and soccer player Jackson Gresham 26
GC Athlete Feature
Danny Chung-A-Fung ‘24, FNN/Staff Writer • December 4, 2023

When you think of Good Counsel, you probably think about its great athletic program. GC has won over 70 WCAC titles...

Maddie Issacs 24, Good Counsel student and member of the 2023 WCAC champion girl’s varsity soccer team!
GC Athlete Feature
November 6, 2023
In this article, Talon writer Danny Chung-A-Fung 24 sits down to talk about football and life with GC starter Danny Bonato 24.
GC Athlete Feature
October 9, 2023
The Talon’s Weekly Poll 12/5: Have You Studied?
The Talon’s Weekly Poll 12/5: Have You Studied?
Talon Staff December 5, 2023

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The Talon’s Weekly Trivia 12/5: When Was “Elf” Released?
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