The Chariot

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Liam Clancy and Annie Smuts

May 24, 2017


Filed under Features, News

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 academic achievement, gives an address at graduation. In contrast with this tradition, Troy High...

Band and Orchestra to Perform in NYC

Band and Orchestra to Perform in NYC

Bianca Bucholtz, Copy Editor

March 20, 2017


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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 really excited for New York because I love big cities,” senior Symphony Orchestra violinist Allison...

Events Raise Awareness for Special Education Students

Events Raise Awareness for Special Education Students

Kaitlyn Bogdanovich, Source Editor

March 20, 2017


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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 the world’s largest sports organization for people with physical disabilities. Some of the sports...

Foreign Exchange Students Arrive in America

Foreign Exchange Students Arrive in America

Patti Kubota, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


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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 exchange student feel like part of their family and to help them improve their English. Host students...

Smith Middle School to Host Relay for Life Event

Smith Middle School to Host Relay for Life Event

Silvia Hoxha, Co-Photo Editor

March 20, 2017


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Students form teams in order to participate in an annual charity walk on Saturday, June 3 in an effort to help raise money as well as awareness for the American Cancer Society.

U-M Admits, Denies Deferred Applicants

U-M Admits, Denies Deferred Applicants

Leah Graham, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2017


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A wave of students who were deferred from the University of Michigan after applying early heard back regarding their admission status on Friday, March 10. 241 Troy High students applied in December and 129 were admitted as of, March 14. “They get 53,000 applications for 6,500 spots,” guidance...

String of Thefts Hits Media Center

String of Thefts Hits Media Center

Silvia Hoxha, Co-Photo Editor

February 14, 2017


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Plaque and decades-old university flags taken from the library.

Students Attend Women’s March

Students Attend Women’s March

Patti Kubota, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


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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 collected by Erica Chenoweth at the University of Denver and Jeremy Pressman at the University of Con...

Trumpdate

Trumpdate

Liam Clancy, News Editor

February 14, 2017


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On Jan. 20, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president. Trump, who has criticized many policies of the Obama administration, has begun creating new policies while repealing those of former President Barack Obama. Following up on central campaign promises, Trump issued two executive...

Superintendent to Make District ‘World Class’ by 2020

Sarah Semon, Design Editor

February 14, 2017


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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.

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Higher than Anticipated

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Higher than Anticipated

Natalie Suh, Co-Feature Editor

February 14, 2017


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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 in medical procedures and are no longer at risk for cervical cancer. Cervical cancer death ra...

Documentary to be Filmed on Campus

Documentary to be Filmed on Campus

Annie Smuts and Tracy Cabej

February 14, 2017


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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,” Lee said. “So then me and my mom came to America, and she went to university for English. She had...