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Jace Johansson, ‘16, addresses last year’s graduates; valedictorians traditionally speak at high school graduations.


Liam Clancy and Annie Smuts May 24, 2017

In the North American school system, educational institutions have historically conferred the title of valedictorian upon one student in each class. The valedictorian, typically the student with the greatest...

Seniors Allison Feng and Shannon Lin (left) play with the Symphony Orchestra at a city council meeting on Monday, March 6.

Band and Orchestra to Perform in NYC

Bianca Bucholtz, Copy Editor March 20, 2017

Every year the bands and orchestra take a group trip and have previously gone to places like Disney World and Nashville, Tennessee. This year, the band and orchestra will go to New York City. “I’m...

Events Raise Awareness for Special Education Students

Kaitlyn Bogdanovich, Source Editor March 20, 2017

On March 14 the Special Olympics World Winter Games officially began. This year the games are being held in Austria, featuring thousands of athletes from all around the world. The Special Olympics are...

Japanese foreign exchange students arrive at the airport.

Foreign Exchange Students Arrive in America

Patti Kubota, Staff Writer March 20, 2017

On March 7, 13 high school exchange students flew in from Japan and were each paired with a student from Troy High to live with for three weeks. The objective of the host families is to make their...

Students Attend Women’s March

Students Attend Women’s March

Patti Kubota, Staff Writer February 14, 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 21, one day after President Trump was sworn into office, more than four million people gathered in more than 600 cities across the country for the Women’s March, according to data...

Superintendent to Make District ‘World Class’ by 2020

Sarah Semon, Design Editor February 14, 2017
Dr. Richard Machesky seeks input from the faculty across the district about how to improve Troy schools; he has set a time frame of three years to achieve this goal.
Graphic by Elizabeth Graham

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Higher than Anticipated

Natalie Suh, Co-Feature Editor February 14, 2017

Cervical cancer death rates are higher than expected, according to a recent report released by the American Cancer Association. The new study accounts for women who have had their cervix or uterus removed...

Senior Ricky Young address CAPA members.

Documentary to be Filmed on Campus

Annie Smuts and Tracy Cabej February 14, 2017

The first person to come to America in sophomore Sunny Lee’s family was her father. “He went to university here for a year, but the government said that my father couldn’t stay in America,”...

Students Create Club for Political Discussion

Students Create Club for Political Discussion

Sarah Semon and Kaitlyn Piggott December 19, 2016

When juniors Zain Hameed and Peyton Young realized that there needed to be room for discussion among students to share political opinions without feeling judged or attacked for their beliefs, they...

WSU Police Officer Killed

WSU Police Officer Killed

Annie Smuts and Liam Clancy December 19, 2016

On Nov. 22, Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose, 29, was shot in the line of duty while responding to a 911 call off campus in Detroit’s Woodbridge neighborhood. He died due to his injuries...

Student Attack at Ohio State University Causes Mass Chaos

Bianca Bucholtz, Copy Editor December 15, 2016

On Monday Nov. 28, panic aroused on the Ohio State University (OSU) campus after a male student had intentionally driven over multiple pedestrians and proceeded to evacuate the vehicle with a butcher knife...

Clowns Cause Chaos

Sara Lewandowski and Annie Smuts October 31, 2016

Most people have seen clown Vines that have been trending on social media for more than two weeks, and as Halloween approaches, student’s safety is starting to become a concern. People have been terrorized,...

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