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Bell Schedule

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2015

Students, tomorrows schedule will be a Thursday block schedule instead of a regular Tuesday schedule. This is to make up for there being no school Thursday and Friday due to Parent teacher conferences

Educational Equity College Day

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in- Chief

October 16, 2015

Students who want to attend Educational Equity College Day at the Brown v. Board of Education on October 28 need to sign up in the counseling center, room 132, as soon as possible.

University Representative Visits

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2015

Students interested in receiving information about Baker University, Washburn University and Washburn Tech visit the counseling center, room 132, to sign up. The representatives will be here next week and a call slip will be sent...

Test Day

Erin Mumford, Photographer

October 15, 2015

On Wednesday, the entire district was testing. Freshmen took the Aspire ACT, sophomores and juniors took either the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) or the Practice ACT, and seniors took the ACT WorkKeys. Those who too...

Boys Swimming

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2015

Any boys who are not already involved in a fall sport and are interested in swimming visit room 323 for a short meeting right after school.

Student wins first place in contest

October 13, 2015

Adam Cole, junior, won first place in student life photography in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association's monthly contest for  August/September.

National Test Day

Ashley Yoder, Editor-In- Chief

October 7, 2015

Wednesday October 14 is National test day, all students will participate in some form of testing. Freshman and sophomores will be taking the ACT Aspire test, a test that shows students what the ACT is like, in what areas they...

Shades of Beauty

Ashley Yoder, Editor- In- Chief

October 7, 2015

Students who are interested in the club Shades of Beauty can attend the next meeting on Monday October 12 from 3:15 to 4:45.


Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2015

Juniors who are interested in taking the PSAT go to the counseling center in room 132 before or after school or during lunch to register and pay. Payment is due upfront and the cost is $15.00. The test will be taken on October...

Oak Tree Mites leaving their mark on Topeka

Erin Mumford, Photo Editor

October 2, 2015

This year a pesky visitor that bites has come to the midwest. Oak tree mites are in full force this year, causing inescapable itchy bumps. The mites are found in oak trees, but are blown by the wind, making it hard to get awa...

Trojan Art Club rises again

Sierra Dawson, Reporter

October 1, 2015

The art club has been inactive  about five years due to lack of student interest and is just starting back they are starting to do different things to put there footprint in the news .      “ Having focused and motivated students wh...


Ashley Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

September 24, 2015

The first play of the new school year opens on Thursday September 24th and goes until Saturday September 26th. Tickets are $5.00 each and the show begins at 7:00 in the auditorium.

Photo Gallery: SRO Individual Auditions

Tessa Duncan, Opinion Editor

September 18, 2015

Inspirational author to speak at Annual Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series

September 14, 2015

  The Tonanztin Society announced Reyna Grande, author, educator, activist, and motivational speaker will give a lecture at 6:30 p.m., September 16, 2015, at Washburn University's Mabee Library. The event is free and open...

After school tutoring available to students

Ashley Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

September 10, 2015

Any students that are looking for extra help in their core classes can visit the computer lab in the media center or room 335. Tutoring is available Monday through Friday from 3:05 to 5:30. Computers, printers and iPads will be...

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