The Tower

Upperclassman Perspective

Ashley Yoder, Reporter

May 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The school year is quickly coming to a close and it is almost time to say goodbye to the class of 2016. As a senior, one tends to look back on all of the good as well as the bad times in the Halls of Troy. The 2015-2016 school y...

Election fiasco representative of trends in technology

Tom Teeter, Managing Editor

April 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

During a past Trojan Time a new form of election polling was tested. It didn't go well. Within minutes of an electronic ballot going live to students for the purposes of voting, the entire process had gone to catastrophe with...

Trojan Time is waste of students’ time

Alex Carter, Managing Editor

April 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Trojan Time is a once a week class period designed to function as a study hall for students trying to work on assignments for other classes. There has been an increase in students skipping Trojan Time over the last few years wh...

Gender Inequality

Julia Howell, Online Editor

April 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Click following link for story: Gender Inequality: The World's Issue  

Poorest Countries

De'Aja Casteel, Reporter

April 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Find story at: Poorest Countries: Battle of Starvation

Put an end to sexual assault

De'Aja Casteel, Reporter

April 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Sexual assault is something that frequently happens all over the world. Sexual assault comes in many different forms. Many people don’t take this [assault] very seriously. The issue is that it occurs more than it should- no...

Qualities of a Principal

Julia Howell, Online Editor

March 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

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Dillons closing strands community

Dillons closing strands community

Tom Teeter, News Editor

February 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion

How students treat substitutes

De'Aja Casteel, Reporter

February 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For some students walking in a classroom and noticing that their teacher isn’t present feels like a blessing come true. It also can feel like your worst nightmare. Subs can sometimes rub students the wrong way, or make them...

Students disrespecting authority

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Teachers are facing a growing epidemic of violent and disrespectful students. Acting out in class along with verbally and physically harming teachers has become a problem.   Students get bored during class, not everyon...

School threat handled with ease

Tom Teeter, News Editor

January 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

An anonymous threat was made against Topeka High and several other local schools this week, causing an increased police presence throughout the schools, and causing an increase in security and police presence. Now it is a...

Say no to texting and driving

De'Aja Casteel, Reporter

January 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion

According to Edgar Snyder & Associates- Law Firm Representing Injured People, texting and driving results in 11 people dying everyday. Teens enjoy having fun, enjoy talking to friends. Most of all enjoy knowing there’s s...

New tardy policy is not fair to students

De'Aja Casteel, Reporter

January 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The new tardy policy is not something I believe any student seen coming- being put on a list to where you are isolated from being able to do what you were already told you could do. With this new policy I think you will start...

Paris Climate Deal Brings Hope

Paris Climate Deal Brings Hope

Alex Carter, Managing Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Teachers stress shouldn’t be ignored

Teachers stress shouldn’t be ignored

Julia Howell, Reporter

December 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

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