The Chariot

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...

There is No Place Like Home

There is No Place Like Home

Kaitlyn Piggott, Sports Editor

April 25, 2018


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Sophomore Sam Medallo sat cross-legged on the benches next to the office after school one day waiting for his father to pick him up after he got out of work. He had his hands folded on his lap looking at me waiting for my first question. His book bag was on the ground, and around us, people were rushing...

No Fear, Just Freedom

No Fear, Just Freedom

Vivienne Francois, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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When thinking of sports, you might think of football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, etc. Sophomore Shanun Sun sees them as a way of living on the edge. A year ago, Sun began the art of aerial acrobatics, otherwise known as aerial silks. "Aerial silk is a silk that hangs from the ceiling and can hang one o...

A Rapper in the Making

A Rapper in the Making

Samantha Fisher, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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Over two years ago, sophomore Manny Jarbo began building a career for himself. At the age of 14, Jarbo found himself listening to music as a form of self-expression. While finding inspiration through artists like Tupac Shakur, Kanye West, Nas and Drake, Jarbo officially made it his goal to pursue a musi...

Sailing the Optimist

Sailing the Optimist

Megan Wallace, Co-News Editor

April 25, 2018


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Some believe that living in Michigan means there aren’t a lot of opportunities to go to the lake in the middle of February. Freshman Emily Pytell isn’t one of them. Pytell competes in sailing regattas in different places around the U.S. all throughout the year. She started sailing at 10 years old,...

Putting Proverbs into Perspective

Morgan MacDonald, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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Growing up as the pastor’s son isn’t like an episode of “Preachers’ Daughters” according to senior Nick Walters; he claims his life is just like any other high school student’s. Walters’ dad has been the pastor at Lutheran Church of the Master since he was born. “I definitely think there’s...

Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

Olivia Perron, Web Editor

April 25, 2018


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Strolling through the zoo on a summer day, the flamingos and lions and kangaroos roam freely in their enclosure. Sophomore Jack Blamy’s younger brother loves watching the birds soaring inside the enclosure and the penguins swimming through their habitat, diving off the ledge into the water below. The...