The Chariot

A Shift in Student Government

Samantha Fisher, Web Editor June 13, 2019

Student Government (Stugo) is currently in the process of making a transition. Both Student Government and administration have recently made the decision to transform the Leadership class into a Student...

Students on the Cross country team get ready to walk down Northfield Parkway and throw candy.

Homecoming Two Weeks Too Early

Vivienne Francois, Staff Writer June 10, 2019

     As freshmen enter high school, there could be many challenges to face. Knowing where classes are, finding classes to take, knowing what and how to study, and most importantly, meeting the 2,000...

Stressful Spring

Stressful Spring

Samantha Fisher, Web Editor April 30, 2019

With spring finally here, high school students are doing everything from cramming for finals to deciding what college to go to. Many students are under immense pressure to finish the school year off strong...

Juniors Jessica Geisler, Ellie Schmidt, Addie Schmidt and Izzy Meram collect a bag full of litter on campus.

Earth Day Not Good Enough? Try Earth Week.

Murryum Farooqi, Staff Writer April 24, 2019

Monday, April 22 marked the first day of Earth Week. The week was filled with activities for students to participate in during and after school hours. There was a packed schedule for the school’s first...

Ford and GM: Big Cuts for a Brighter Future?

Vanita Seed, Staff Writer April 17, 2019

Within the past year, Ford and GM, two of America’s biggest automobile producers, have announced massive layoffs as part of a “restructuring process.” According to Detroit News, GM will be laying...

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha speaks to students during fifth hour in the auditorium.

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks to Students About Flint Water Crisis

Annie Smuts, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2019

On Monday, April 15, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha spoke to students in the Troy School District about her work regarding the Flint Water Crisis and her book, "What the Eyes Don't See." Hanna-Attisha spent hours...

The back of a scoreboard at The Big House at the University of Michigan shines for pedestrians on Main Street in Ann Arbor.

Podcast: Seniors Feel College Admissions Pressure

Annie Smuts, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2019

In the fall, many seniors applied to various universities all over the country. When many sent in their applications, they knew they had to wait until the spring to get decisions back. Now that time has...

Sophomore Lily Renke studies for the upcoming PSAT test. Freshmen and sophomores will take the test during the week following Spring Break.

PSAT Testing is Approaching

Megan Wallace, New Editor March 26, 2019

Coming back from spring break starts off with a bang with PSAT testing. Freshman, sophomores and juniors will be testing the first couple days everyone comes back to school. Luckily for seniors, that means...

Freshman AJ Kowalak reads The Tattooist of Auschwitz in the media center.

May the Best Book Win

Vanita Seed, Staff Writer March 13, 2019

Whether it’s a story that transports the reader to an alternate universe or is set in a hometown, novels take individuals on journeys outside their own that they can enjoy and learn from, serving as...

In Our Nature

Jack Stromberg, Photo Editor March 11, 2019

In August of 2015, marine biologist Christine Figgener posted a video of her team removing a plastic straw from the nostril of a rescued sea turtle. Over time, the video went viral, starting a nationwide...

GSA members gather around to talk.

LGBT Rights to Not be Expanded

Patti Kubota, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

Lee Roberson Chatfield, Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, said he was facing pressure to expand the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include those who are LGBT. Currently, this law...

Government Ends Longest Shutdown in US History

Government Ends Longest Shutdown in US History

Leah Guindi, Staff Writer February 26, 2019

From Dec. 22, 2018 to Jan. 25, 2019, the longest government shutdown in United States history occurred. Previously, the longest shutdown was 21 days long making this one 14 days longer. The shutdown happened...

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