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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

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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 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

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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...

Math team faces success at Pittsburgh State

Kyle Tangari, Reporter

April 16, 2015

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Paul Cabili 6th in 10th grade potpourri 9th in 12th grade analytic geometry 2nd in team trig 2nd in 10th grade computational math Brianna Cobb 6th in 12th grade marathon 5th in 12th grade programming 10th in algebra...

StuGO election results announced

April 16, 2015

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The following individuals have been selected as StuGo officers for the 2015-1016 school year.   StuGo Officers for 2015-2016 All-School President              All-School Vice-President Lydeah Kearse              ...

Career Fair on April 17

April 15, 2015

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There will be a Technical Career Fair in the Dungeon on April 17. The times for the fair is 8 am to 11:45 am. The event is being hosted by Topeka High counselors, CTE instructors, special services department, JAG, JROTC, Communities...

The Hunt Begins

The Hunt Begins

April 3, 2015

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