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  • March 25April 11 – 14: Band and Chorus Members in Chicago for Music Competition. Break a leg!!!
  • March 25Wednesday, March 27 - GC Students Leave for Italy...CIAO!
  • March 25Easter Break: March 28 - April 7 ENJOY!!!
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

Members of the GC community gather for the Mental Health Walk.
The Walk for Mental Health
Evan Nicholas “25 May 13, 2024

On May 1st, Our Lady of Good Counsel’s Falcon Serve Others Club & the Good Counsel’s Counseling Department hosted the Mental Health Awareness Walk, which started at 4 pm and ended at...

Good Counsels President, Mr. John Ciccone, presides over the festivities at the GC 2024 Grand Celebration.
The Cat's Meow - GC's 2024 Grand Celebration!
May 13, 2024

The Grand Celebration is an event hosted by the school that serves as an auction for different alumni/parents to attend and enjoy. One of the people who had planned this event,...

Building inclusive and diverse communities provides a safe space for all.
Combating Hatred: the Fight Against the Rise of Antisemitism and Islamophobia 
April 28, 2024

Antisemitism and Islamophobia are prominent issues in the United States. Rates of antisemitic and Islamophobic acts have soared over the past several months, according to CBS News.  Instances...

Mr. Howes 91, GCs Athletic Director, seen here as coach of the Catholic University Men’s Basketball Team.
Spotlight on GC's Athletic Director: Mr. Steve Howes ‘91
April 14, 2024

Good Counsel Athletics has many weekly events, but how do those get planned? Mr. Howes, our athletic director, is the man behind it all. Mr. Howes, a Good Counsel Class of 1991...

The Class of 2024
The Week in Pictures: And What a Week it Was - The Class of 2024
Aiden Potter "25 and OLGCHS Photos May 28, 2024

Artistic examples of the many talented Good Counsel potters.
Messy Hands, Happy Hearts: Good Counsel’s Pottery Club 
Evan Nicholas’25 , Co-Executive Editor • May 27, 2024

Good Counsel is home to many clubs and extracurricular activities that are fit to serve the needs and interests of curious students looking to find a new passion or wanting...

Logan Kidd ‘24 as “Jesse Tuck” and Emma Feeney ‘24 as “ Winnie Foster”
Behind the Scenes of Tuck Everlasting
Rachel Shrestha ’24 and Sydney Holmes ‘24 April 16, 2024

Every year, the Good Counsel Theatre Company (GCTC) presents an amazing and eagerly awaited musical in the spring! This year, GCTC produced their production of Tuck Everlasting....

The members of the Pride of GC Marching Falcons and Majorettes!
The Pride of GC
March 4, 2024
3962: Learning How to Live
3962: Learning How to Live
Annabel Seyoum ‘26, Section Editor, News • May 27, 2024

The clock is ticking.   Whether we like it or not.   The average human...

Falcon Speaks #4: Justice for the Armenian Genocide
Falcon Speaks #4: Justice for the Armenian Genocide
Jackson Gresham ‘26, Guest Writer • May 19, 2024

There are very strong writers throughout Good Counsel - some who may be apprehensive to share...

The NFL Draft, three days of uncontained excitement and and anticipation.
From Old Vic to the Big Leagues: Two Former GC Students Drafted to the NFL
Jack Essig ‘26, Staff Writer  • May 13, 2024

This past week was the beginning of the 2024 NFL Draft, and it was covered in local talent. Specifically, Good Counsel...

The Talon Weekly Poll: Class of 2024 - Where will the next road take you?
The Talon Weekly Poll: Class of 2024 - Where will the next road take you?
May 27, 2024

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May 27, 2024

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Idera Laifa 24
Senior Spotlight #24: Idera Laifa '24
Idera Laifa “24, Co-Executive Editor • May 26, 2024

Last but not least, Idera Laifa! She is Co-Executive Editor of The Talon, a member of the African Student Association, NHS, a Social Justice...

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