The Chariot

DPS Teachers Protest Condition of Schools

Sabina Ravindran and Sarah Semon, Staff Writers

February 16, 2016


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Troy High is one of the top ranked schools in the nation. However, less than 45 minutes away, schools in Detroit are suffering from poor conditions and budget deficiencies. Teachers from Detroit Public Schools have taken a stand against the school board by participating in “sick-outs” instead of...

Democrats Campaign for Party’s Nomination

Silvia Hoxha, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


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The presidential elections are nearing, and the race for the democratic nomination is drawing to a close. With the leading points going toward Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, it is difficult to say which liberal will win the primaries in the race for president. Both nominees have qualities that could...

Trump, Palin and Twitter, Oh My!

Sarah Semon, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


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Sarah Palin made a guest appearance at Donald Trump’s campaign in Ames, Iowa on Jan. 19. Not only did she make an appearance, Palin actually addressed the audience, saying she was “there to support the next President of the United States, Donald Trump.” According to CNN, Palin has always been a...

Troy Theatre Ensemble Stages One of its Largest-Ever Productions

LEAH GRAHAM, EDITOR

February 12, 2016


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Students mull around the auditorium, some chatting with friends, others scrolling through various apps on their phones, waiting for rehearsal to start. A large set of stairs in a dull green color is to the far left side of the stage, and an oversized brown outhouse that looks swollen with its disproportiona...

What if Winter Never Comes?

Snigdha Suvarna, Public Relations Editor

February 11, 2016


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Being in Michigan, snow days and cold days are long awaited and somewhat expected vacations throughout the winter months for high schoolers. However, this year has gone by without either. Whether the blame lies with El Nino or the school district, the fact is there has not been a snow day nor a cold ...

BuildOn Hosts Ninth Annual Benefit Dinner

BuildOn Hosts Ninth Annual Benefit Dinner

Leah Graham, Editor

January 22, 2016


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The rain comes down relentlessly. As guests of BuildOn’s yearly Benefit Dinner step inside the Troy Community Center on Friday, Jan. 15, they shrug off their coats and wipe away the droplets that followed them out of the storm. Club members act as ushers, collecting a $15 entrance fee from attendees...

Troy High Takes DECA Regionals

Sabina Ravindran, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016


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The announcer walked up to the stage and immediately the crowd’s murmurs quieted. Hundreds of high school students anxiously awaited the results of the District 7 Michigan DECA competition. With 30 schools competing, Troy High’s DECA team managed to win 21 test medals, 16 role play medals and...

Breaking Down the Flint Water Crisis

Emily Hamilton, Graphic Manager

January 22, 2016


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Two years ago, Flint, MI decided to switch their water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River.  Residents were told that this move was a temporary financial switch and Flint would begin taking water from the Great Lakes again. Throughout the past two years, residents of Flint began to notice that t...

The North American Auto Show Opens To Public

Adam Sliwinski, Writer

January 15, 2016


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The press has received their exclusive passes over the past week, but now it is the public’s first chance to check out the North American International Auto Show. Finally open to the public during the weekends between Jan. 11-14, promoters at the show are ready to compare their rides in order to be...

New Addition Opens for Second Semester

Snigdha Suvarna, Public Relations Editor

January 15, 2016


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At the end of the first semester of the 2015-2016 school year,  principal Remo Roncone, can conclude that the construction has come to its end. During second semester, students will be able to access the new additions, such as four classrooms, smartboards, collaborative classrooms and a newly painted...

I Declare War

Snigdha Suvarna, Social Media Manager

December 15, 2015


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"I Declare War” is the highly new anticipated Detroit made Netflix show that everyone is talking about. The show centers around three different ethnic families- Caucasian, African-American, and Middle Eastern- who are all fighting over drug deals in Metro-Detroit. “It is a mafia show and the...

A Spooktacular Event

A Spooktacular Event

Mina Fuqua, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015


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It is the midnight showing of Troy High Orchestra’s annual Spooktacular show, as the moon rose marking the transition of Friday, October 23 to the 24th, the Jazz Ensemble’s introductory song, “Thriller” directed by Brian P. Nutting, sounded through the hall. Following their performance was the...