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Colt Crew’s Cooperation Climbs

Colt Crew’s Cooperation Climbs

Samantha Fisher, Web Editor

October 30, 2018


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Colt Crew is experiencing an increase in its participation compared to last year. The club gained 84 members and is looking forward to the new things they will be able to accomplish. The idea of Colt Crew began when English teacher Harriet Clark and principal Remo Roncone talked about how they felt...

Feldkamps’ Family Travels

Feldkamps’ Family Travels

Chloe Collins, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Over the last four years, English teacher Amy Feldkamp has traveled through the U.S. and Canada for three to four weeks of the summer with her family. They have traveled coast to coast across North America and have visited a dozen National Parks. The first year Feldkamp and her husband were married,...

Do Freshmen Ever Change?

Do Freshmen Ever Change?

Elisabeth Andrews, Copy, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018


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Each year new students join the school. They have just come from the top of the food chain in middle school to the bottom in high school. Teachers do their best to look out for them as they age and become upperclassmen. English teacher Val Nafso has seen freshmen develop as she has the opportunity to...

A Passion for Fashion

Patti Kubota

October 1, 2018


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Senior Olivia Simone’s interest in fashion, journalism and marketing led her to create her own blog called Liv in Style in June 2018. She writes about fashion, gives tips about how to take good photos and does challenges such as the $10 thrift challenge. In the near future, she hopes to include re...

Humans of Troy High: Noah Miko

Solana Brown, Entertainment Editor, Graphics Team, Cartoonist

September 29, 2018


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"I actually moved when I was seven to China for five years, and then I moved to Germany for two. We traveled a lot, especially in Germany because everything is so close. Germany is about the size of Michigan so all of the different countries were really close. My dad's job brought him to China, then...

Meet the New Foreign Exchange Student

Kaitlyn Piggott, Co-Copy Editor

September 21, 2018


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Sophomore Yasmine Da Gbadji and senior Kendyl Gatzemeyer sit at a table at Tim Hortons enjoying donuts by the handfuls. They laugh about everything under the sun. The pair became quick friends following Da Gbadji’s move to Michigan in August. Gatzemeyer and Da Gbadji moved into an apartment complex...

Night Full of Stars

Night Full of Stars

Tracy Cabej, Feature Editor

June 4, 2018


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If you were to walk into sophomore Julia Considine’s bedroom, you would see Coldplay posters covering her walls. She has about seven large posters and a collection of the band’s vinyl records and CDs in the small corner of her room that she calls her shrine. Considine says her love of the British...

Life as a Fire Explorer

Life as a Fire Explorer

Priya Bandstra, Staffer

June 4, 2018


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When deciding a future career, usually teenagers don’t get the chance to get a firsthand look at potential pursuits. Seniors Matt Dooley and Tony Amalfitano along with junior Daanyal Syed and freshman Lawson DeVier all get to experience what it is like to be a firefighter through the program Fire Explorers. “It’s...

The Story of a Hypebeast

The Story of a Hypebeast

Sarah Funk, Business and Graphics Editor

June 4, 2018


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As senior Jimmy Warner takes steps toward the future, he hopes to put his best foot forward—in his best pair of Yeezys. Warner is considered a “hypebeast,” someone he describes as “wearing overpriced, overhyped clothes to flex on their peers to try and show they have more money when in most case...

Wilding with Mr. Zynda

Annie Smuts, Body Copy Editor

June 1, 2018


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Science teacher Robert Zynda never wanted to go into teaching. “My buddies would always laugh because when we were out, I would be teaching them stuff, so I thought, ‘Oh, maybe I’ll try and see what happens,’” he said. He originally wanted to be a biologist and thus got a DA DX certificate,...

Finding Life

Finding Life

Bianca Bucholtz, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2018


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Silently packing the house up and putting the bags in the car, senior Josiah Willis wondered where his bags would fit. Breaking the harrowing silence, he gained the courage to ask the question hovering over them, “Mom what’s going on?” “We’re out of the apartment,” his mom replied. “I’m...

The Cold Doesn’t Bother Me Anyway

The Cold Doesn’t Bother Me Anyway

Nataile Suh, Design Editor

June 1, 2018


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It was the second day of camp for senior Yiannos Demetriou, then a seven-year-old. He was up in the mountains where it was lush and green, camping as part of the scouts program in Cyprus—an island country in the Mediterranean Sea. The day was supposed to be filled with exploring the scenic views of...