The Tower

501 To Teach New Human Sexuality Curriculum

Lillian Holmberg, Reporter

January 12, 2019

Misty Kruger, Director of Communications for Topeka Public Schools, sent an email to 501 parents on Thursday about a new human sexuality curriculum. "Topeka Public Schools has partnered with Let's Talk to provide a new human...

Incomprehensive Means Unprepared

Lillian Holmberg, Reporter

January 11, 2019

As we sat on the floor of the north gymnasium, our teacher flashed a picture of someone with gonorrhea onto the projector screen. Half of the kids in the class responded with “ew” and “gross,” while the other half turned away...

Debate Season Update

Shavo Lock, Reporter

November 10, 2017

 The debate squad has a lot to show for itself this season. “If you see the following students, give them a high five,” debate coach, Dustin Rimmey said. He is referring to his students who have contributed to a solid ...

Fall Sports Preview: Cross Country

Jayden Huckabay, Business Manager

September 14, 2017

Savanna Jackson, Senior, has been running cross country for four years Throughout the years of her running, Jackson has made varsity every year, and has been a star runner since her Freshman year. This sport can be challen...

Upperclassman Perspective

Ashley Yoder, Reporter

May 4, 2016

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...

Blues Bash photo gallery

Justase Young, Reporter

April 14, 2016

Bernie Sanders speaks in Lawrence

Bernie Sanders speaks in Lawrence

David Brennan, Social Media Manager

March 5, 2016

Trojan Profile: Q&A Brianna Henderson

Trojan Profile: Q&A Brianna Henderson

Haley Myers, Editor-in-Chief of "The World"

December 15, 2015

Attendance: Skipping school is a problem

Erin Mumford, Photo Editor

December 4, 2015

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...

Washburn Art Day

Justase Young, Reporter

November 9, 2015

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 ...

Trojan Profile: Maria Moragas

Trojan Profile: Maria Moragas

Justase Young, Reporter

October 12, 2015

The official news source of Topeka High
Kansas