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Postmortem

Ashley Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

September 24, 2015

Filed under Briefly

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

Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Inspirational author to speak at Annual Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series

September 14, 2015

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  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

Filed under Briefly

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...

Freshman StuGo Elections

Erin Mumford, Photographer

September 4, 2015

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Another class has arrived at Topeka High, which means it is time for StuGo elections. This year’s freshmen are campaigning in order to win the title they want.   “I think it is a good organization with good leaders,” said ...

Sex offender found in school

Chieko Zimmerman, Reporter

May 19, 2015

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As of recent, a homeless sex offender has entered the school three separate times and arrested twice.   “He is a homeless individual who keeps migrating here.  The problem is students keep letting him in,” Officer...

Topeka High says goodbye to four teachers

May 14, 2015

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As seniors will be graduating in May, the school will not only have to say goodbye to them, but to also four of teachers who will be retiring. These teachers have been a long standing part of the school for 10-plus years, and...

College tuition ruining dreams of students

Austin Ellis, News Editor

May 14, 2015

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A young man, in his last semester of high school, begins applying to college after college. He hopes to pursue bigger and better things and his spirits are lifted when a letter comes in the mail from Wichita State saying he was...

Kansas school districts budget woes

Austin Ellis, News Editor

May 14, 2015

Filed under News

The district is still in the decision stages for the budget regarding the remainder of the school year and next school year. There have been some decisions made for certain aspects of this year’s budget. “I have worked...

Graduation to feature two student speakers

Tessa Duncan, Reporter

May 14, 2015

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While typically the school only names a valedictorian, this year the class of  2015 will also have a salutatorian, which is the second highest grade in the class. Adrienne Cox will be valedictorian and Whitney Holloman will be...

Topeka Public Schools face budget woes

Austin Ellis, Reporter

May 7, 2015

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The district is still in the decision stages for the budget regarding the remainder of the school year and next school year. There have been some decisions made for certain aspects of this year’s budget. “I think they’re...

Arts hit hard after budget cuts

Shayna Myers, Reporter

April 27, 2015

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Many classes in the art department, especially film photography, have had to make changes in the classroom as a result of the school budget cuts made earlier this year. “It’s definitely changed how I have to order. I’m...

World news

Austin Ellis, News Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under News

Rio De Janeiro experienced a major problem in their Olympic lagoon, which was created for the upcoming 2016 Olympic games. Scores of dead fish were found in the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon. An investigation was launched by t...

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