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Vegetarians at Topeka High

Vegetarians at Topeka High

December 15, 2015

Students balancing work and school

Alex Carter, Managing Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under News

For many students, working is one of many things which have to be fit in among the numerous other activities as well as balancing it with school. There are several students who currently work as well as go to school. “I ...

Poll: Political Issues

Poll: Political Issues

December 14, 2015

Winter Semi-Formal

Winter Semi-Formal

December 9, 2015

Announcements

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2015

Filed under Briefly

ROTC and the French club will be collecting toys for Toys for Tots until December 17. To donate, bring an unwrapped toy to the French room,205, on place them in the box next to the ROTC room. AFS club is hosting a presentation...

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

David Brennan, Social Media Manager

December 7, 2015

Filed under News

Broken fire alarms cause problems during fire drill

Haley Myers, Editor-in-Chief of The World

December 4, 2015

Filed under News

Fifth hour Thursday December 3, the school had its scheduled monthly fire drill  by required Kansas State Fire Marshal (KSFM). But in some classrooms and in the hallway, the warning system was not operating properly. “...

Attendance: Skipping school is a problem

Erin Mumford, Photo Editor

December 4, 2015

Filed under News, Opinion, The World

This generation has a problem: skipping school. According to the Attendance Works website, 5 to 7.5 million students miss almost a month of school each year. This can be seen in the halls of Troy as well, when students decide t...

Paris Attacks

Paris Attacks

November 21, 2015

Daily Announcements

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2015

Filed under Briefly

Students, as a reminder any head coverings such as hats, bandannas, hoods, do rags, cannot be worn inside the building. Auditions for the Seussical will be December 1 through the 3 at 3:15 in the auditorium. More information...

Washburn Art Day

Justase Young, Reporter

November 9, 2015

Filed under Briefly, News

Every year Washburn Rural High School hosts Washburn Art Day, it’s goal, to promote high school art. Artists from about twenty local schools are typically in attendance. Washburn Art Day is an all day event with a multitude ...

Spirit Bus

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2015

Filed under Briefly

Students who are wanting to ride the spirit bus to Derby on Friday need to sign up by Wednesday and get a permission slip to turn in Friday morning.

First Time Voters

Erin Mumford, Photo Editor

October 30, 2015

Filed under News, The World, Uncategorized

For most seniors and a few juniors, the 2016 presidential election will be the first time they are eligible to vote. This can be an exciting time for newly 18 year olds.   “I’m very excited to vote because I’ll...

Student Ushers

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2015

Filed under Briefly

Students who would like to be ushers for the play August: Osage County November 5 through the 7 visit room 308 before or after school. This will count as a volunteering credit.

Model UN

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2015

Filed under Briefly

Everyone who is interested in Model UN or currently a member need to check the bulletin board outside of room 103 to get the code for Google Classroom. The first meeting will occur after Parent-Teacher conferences.

Daddy’s Girls

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2015

Filed under Briefly

There will be a club meeting today after school in room 210

Boys Soccer

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2015

Filed under Briefly

Tonight is the last boys soccer home game of the season. They will be playing against Washburn Rural at Hummer Sports Park .

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