The Chariot

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...

Thespian Makes Baseball Team

Thespian Makes Baseball Team

Liam Clancy, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2018


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“There he is!” Junior Jihoon Song pulls down his cap as he walks into the gymnasium and ducks behind a long row of guys playing catch. The junior has hustled to the gym to compete for a spot on the baseball team and has already earned more than his fair share of heckling since he’s arrived. It’s...

A Tough Decision

A Tough Decision

Kaitlyn Piggott, Sports Editor

June 1, 2018


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Seniors discuss their decision making process on colleges.

Turning Passions Into Livings

Vivienne Francois and Tracy Cabej, Staffwriter and Feature Editor

May 29, 2018


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For many, high school interests do not turn into college majors. Senior co-editors-in-chief Emily Houde and Logan Smith took their love of design and applied it to yearbook production. Now in the homestretch of their days as high school students, they both have decided to continue their passion for journalism...

Senior Starts Financial Podcast for Peers

Michael Thistlethwaite, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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Last October, senior Joey Mason and his brother Chris started a finance podcast titled “Making Millennial Millionaires.” They aim to give viewers tips for starting up their own businesses and investing, all with the goal of making millions. Mason and his brother got the idea from listening to other...

The Final Curtain Call

The Final Curtain Call

Elisabeth Andrews and Solana Brown

May 29, 2018


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Senior Jennifer Wlosek was the head stage manager of the Troy Theatre Ensemble for three years and president for two. Her brother, Jason Wlosek, was the stage manager during her freshman year, and she said she just got hooked. “It made me want to work harder because I needed to feel like I worked for...

Mission Possible: Guatemala Edition

Gabrielle Francois, Opinion Editor

April 25, 2018


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A little girl lacking nutrition and proper attention races up from behind and embraces the volunteer who provided her with the supplies she never had. This volunteer is junior Zahra Ahmad, who recently went on a mission trip to Guatemala to provide hygiene products and assistance to the citizens of Escuintla. Ahmad...