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Troy High Parking Police
Troy High Parking Police
Lola Pinneo and Emma Mertz December 15, 2021

Recently, a new Instagram account called ‘Troy High Parking Police’ was created. On this account, they post about the questionable parking jobs at the school.   Their bio states ‘stay in the lines or receive da fines’. It's possible that the fine you would receive is being posted on their instagram account for all their followers to see. The account has continued to gain popularity...

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Not Throwing Away Our Shots
Not Throwing Away Our Shots
Abby Werenka, Staff Reporter • December 15, 2021

When COVID-19 vaccines became available last year, a glimmer of hope was felt that after nearly a year of darkness, the pandemic was finally coming to an end. With a higher-than-expected efficacy rate, shots quickly became available for essential workers, and the general population for people of all ages. That is, except for 5-11 year olds, who make up nearly 40% of all children under the age of 18...

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The Substitute Teacher and Bus Driver Shortage
The Substitute Teacher and Bus Driver Shortage
October Marquez, Staff Reporter • December 15, 2021

Since this year’s return to in person learning, a lot about the school’s resources have changed. Some of these resources include substitute teachers and bus drivers, which have shown to massively impact how the school functions. The shortage has made classes run in the library and buses run late. This year, there have been multiple days where classes take place in the library when a teacher...

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What are they feeding us?
What are they feeding us?
Ainsley Giorio, Staff Reporter • December 15, 2021

  School lunches, yum. Well, not necessarily. Many at Troy High have received moldy vegetables, food of questionable quality, and tasteless mush.  This is because of supply chain issues plaguing our country at the moment. Due to COVID-19, a few things have happened: factories were shut down, workers at factories and delivery locations were sick or quarantined and the demand for many products...

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All or Nothing
Vanisa Kumar, Editor-in-Chief • October 25, 2021

Troy High School, as well as many rival schools, can't deny our football team has been crushing it lately with the wins. With the season coming to an end, it is important to acknowledge and recognize our team's achievement and dedication to their game, and take time to analyze who or what they may owe their success to.   Football coach Brady Blackwell expresses what he believes the team's...

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Heartbeat Bill Put in Place
Heartbeat Bill Put in Place
Luanni Ford, Website Editor-in-Chief • October 25, 2021

On Sept. 1 2021, in Texas,  a new condition was added to the Heartbeat Bill, stating that a person could not terminate a pregnancy beyond six weeks, after the first heartbeat is detected . If a woman was to have an abortian past six weeks, it wouldn't be a criminal offense, but it would have the grounds for a lawsuit. Anyone who, according to Roe v. Wade, “knowingly engages in conduct that aids...

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Viral Devious Licks Trend
Lola Pinneo , Business Editor • October 25, 2021

A popular social media trend emerged on the Tik Tok app called ‘Devious Licks’. This trend consists of students taking and vandalizing things in their schools. The trend mostly affects the bathrooms, but students also steal things out of classrooms and community spaces.  This is happening at Troy High as well, almost every bathroom has been affected by it. This has caused bathrooms to be shut...

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Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead
Nidhi Kuchulakanti, Body Copy Editor • October 25, 2021

Coming up on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, Day of the Dead is one of the most celebrated holidays in Mexico. Although it originated from, and is mainly celebrated in Mexico, the holiday is also celebrated by many people all around the world. Day of the Dead is a day dedicated to bring in joy for memorial and block out anguish. It is filled with celebration and memorial in remembrance of people’s late loved...

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A New Look and Feel
A New Look and Feel
Matthew Grabowski, Staff reporter • October 25, 2021

  Over this past summer,  the librarians and construction workers worked hard on  revamping Troy High School’s  media center. The media center was in dire need of revamp,  and is now looking better than  ever for the new school year.  The shiny and modern media  center makes the school feel  new, chic and calm.   The new media center affects many people here at Troy  High School....

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Troy High Survival Guide
Troy High Survival Guide
Madeline Hiser, Social Media Editor • October 22, 2021

High school is a roller coaster of a million emotions, with drama, mishaps and time to make some of the best memories of a person’s  life. But having fun in highschool can be harder than the movies make it out to be. Surviving highschool is different for everyone, but these general tips and tricks could help students stay on track to having good grades, surviving and thriving here at Troy High. Junior...

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