The Chariot

What Do You See In the Ink?

Emily Hamilton, Graphic Manager

December 15, 2015


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Emily Hamilton The Rorschach Test has been used by psychologists since the early 19th century. It is a psychological evaluation used to determine a subject’s personality characteristics or emotional state. Random students at Troy High were asked what they saw in the inkblots. “Painting”- Courtney Little, 10th “Storm trooper”- Melelani Du...

Student Overcomes Injury to Play Soccer

Student Overcomes Injury to Play Soccer

Bhavya Sukhavasi

December 15, 2015


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It is not uncommon to find junior Megan Durell at school hours after classes have ended. As a senior executive member of Student Government, she can be found putting up posters or coordinating the smaller details for a school wide event. “I work so hard for STUGO because we believe everyone has...

Not So Perfect

Not So Perfect

Leah Graham & Rahee Patel, Editors

December 12, 2015


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Many high school students believe that scoring well on standardized tests is the key to overcoming college anxiety. Getting a 33 or higher on the ACT puts a person in the top one percent of all test takers, and last year alone Troy High had six perfect scores. Here is what some high scoring students...

Rolling Down a Different Path

Rolling Down a Different Path

April Rice, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015


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You might remember being a kid. Many students may have childhood memories of playing popular sports like soccer, basketball or football, but for some students nontraditional, sports are more appealing. Many students think those are the only sports that existed, but getting older you see that there is...

Tennis Captain Relearns the Game After Injury

Tennis Captain Relearns the Game After Injury

Deepthi Devireddy, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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When he was twelve years old, senior Christopher Chen was diagnosed with a condition called tenosynovitis in his right hand. From a medical standpoint, this meant that Chen’s tendon sheaths were inflamed from repeated impact. From a personal viewpoint, this meant something far more impactful to Chris:...

Snapchat Savant

Snapchat Savant

Soumeeka Koneru, Photo Manager

December 7, 2015


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The average student walks into high school at the beginning of ninth grade to begin their high school career. Troy High School freshman Marvin Jiang took his first high school class in seventh grade. “My first time going to high school in seventh grade was super weird,” Jiang said. “I think...

Q&A With Author Kyle Prue

Silvia Hoxha, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015


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Kyle Prue, 19, is the author of The Sparks from “The Feud” trilogy. The Sparks has received many awards, including being named the “Best Book for Young Adults” in Florida. Prue is currently on a national book tour visiting students to inspire them to read and write. Do you have any advi...

Behind the Scenes of the Fall Play

Deepthi Devireddy and Soumeeka Koneru

November 16, 2015


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On November 5, 2015, the auditorium will be filled with audience’s chatter. The red stage curtain will lift and the chit chat among the audience will die out. The Troy Theatre Ensemble will bring to life “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie. The cast list for this production includes Raagini...

Photography Club Meetings Begin

Silvia Hoxha, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015


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Alisa Chen looked around room 231, amazed at the amount of people that had showed up. She couldn’t believe that it was actually happening, that everything she had spent months planning was becoming a reality. Photography club was no longer an abstract idea; no longer just a hope. It was now reality....

Getting into College in 500 Words or Less

October 16, 2015


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On Tuesday, October 13, Troy High School hosted College App Essay Night, where college-bound seniors sought advice and constructive criticism from the experienced members of the THS English Department. In case you missed it, here are some basic pieces of collegiate essay advice from the faculty writin...

Conversations with the Colt Connections

Conversations with the Colt Connections

Sabina Ravindran and Christina Crane

October 12, 2015


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As students rush into the chaos that is lunch at Troy High School, something appears to be missing; that something would be the school store. Although its presence seems to be trivial for now, the students who run The Colt Connection have been working to make the store even more productive and offer...

TC Tradition

TC Tradition

Rahee Patel, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2015


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At every Friday night Football game, sports rivalry game and playoff, one may be able to quickly scan Troy High’s student section and find an unusual object floating around: The iconic deer head. This symbol of Troy High pride is maintained by a team of 16 seniors. The TC Line boys keep tabs on the...