The Chariot

Absences Now Marked on Transcripts

Absences Now Marked on Transcripts

Elizabeth Graham, Graphic Design Editor

October 3, 2016


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After a summer away, students returned to the news that the state of Michigan introduced a state mandated school attendance policy. All non exempt absences will now appear on high school transcripts. “Where I think it’s going to have the biggest impact personally is second semester senior year,”...

Teen Proposes Hijab Emoji

Teen Proposes Hijab Emoji

Sarah Semon, Design Editor

October 3, 2016


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Rayouf Alhumedhi is a 15-year-old girl, living in Germany, who sparked a protest to include all when it comes to social media and technology- specifically, emojis. According to Huffington Post, Alhumedhi sent a proposal into the committee who creates and develops emojis for women who wear hijabs and...

Family and friends of late student Danial Ashtiani form a team to help raise suicide awareness.

Family and friends of late student Danial Ashtiani form a team to help raise suicide awareness.

Sarah Funk

October 3, 2016


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On Sunday, Oct. 9, while most people are recovering from a long night spent dancing with friends and dates, over 500 people will be joining together and walking 5 kilometers to raise money for suicide awareness. The “Out of the Darkness” walk begins at 1 p.m. on Sunday, with check-in at 11 a.m.,...

Student to Move to China

Silvia Hoxha, Photo Editor

October 3, 2016


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Senior Chris Chen will relocate to Beijing to finish his final year of high school.

Going Beyond Black and White

Going Beyond Black and White

Leah Graham, Editor

May 21, 2016


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Overhead speakers play light classical music as visitors mill around the lobby of Troy Athens High School, looking at the canvases scattered throughout the area. The art is centered around the theme of self-perception, and the artists are students at elementary, middle and high schools from around the...

Nutting Raps at Mr. Troy High

Nutting Raps at Mr. Troy High

March 29, 2016


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Let me introduce myself, Brian P. Nutting The finest teacher in the school for 16 years running But it’s something to me, you know, I wonder why These others teachers think that they’re the Prince of Troy High I’m the cool band teacher, music overachiever, 300 student leader, music score...

MUN Competes in Ivy League Conference

MUN Competes in Ivy League Conference

Mina Fuqua, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


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Real high school students debate on real world issues taking place in the United Nations. In Model United Nations (MUN) high school students are responsible for role playing as countries and creating simulations based on the issues occurring in those regions. Some MUN students are awarded for creating...

12 Lit and Comp Becomes Full Year Class

Christina Crane, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


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Troy High has recently added another requirement for seniors. Beginning in 2016, 12 Literature and Composition (12 LC) will be a required full year class. Many students are happy with this decision and many think it is very unnecessary.  Strangely, these opinions are split between juniors and seniors. “We...

IASA Takes First Place at Desi Tashan

IASA Takes First Place at Desi Tashan

Hailey Davison, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


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There are many activities and clubs that take place at Troy High, some of which many people are familiar with and others  are lesser known. One such little-known event is the Desi Tashan dance competition. “Desi Tashan is a Indian dance competition in Northville, MI among seven high schools in...

Classes Dismissed Early Due to Weather Conditions

Classes Dismissed Early Due to Weather Conditions

Leah Graham, Editor

February 24, 2016


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The sixth hour class period was concluded 30 minutes early on Wed. Feb 24 to allow students to leave campus before weather conditions made the drive home too dangerous. This was done to accommodate student drivers as well as the district’s bus drivers. “I’m excited to go home now because that...

Temporary Classrooms Demolished

AuJenee Hirsch, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2016


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On Feb. 15 dump trucks, bulldozers and cranes could be seen hauling away pieces of broken materials. The portable classrooms that stood on school grounds for 20 years, were demolished. The four outdoor classrooms were supposed to a temporary five-year solution to hold the rising student population while...

Winter Pep Rally Planned for Feb. 19

Winter Pep Rally Planned for Feb. 19

Leah Graham, Editor

February 17, 2016


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  Fifth and sixth hour will each only be 30 minutes long to accommodate the time needed to hold the assembly. The choir, drumline, varsity cheerleaders and dance team will perform. The senior court will be introduced as well. It will include five boys and five girls from the Class of 2016, who...