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Students disrespecting authority

Ashley Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2016

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...

Royalty of Courts Candidates

Julia Howell, Reporter

February 3, 2016

  When basketball season comes there is more for seniors to hope for then the team beating rivals. Many of the students are looking forward to hopefully getting a nomination for Royalty of Courts. The seniors w...

School threat handled with ease

Tom Teeter, News Editor

January 29, 2016

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...

Winter Jazz Band concert

Julia Howell, Reporter

January 23, 2016

  The school's music program holds a strong reputation. The drumline performs about 150 times a year and the marching band is involved in many community events. The jazz band groups at the school have recently been...

Yearbook student win national award

January 20, 2016

Marlene Morones, senior, editor of the Topeka High School Sunflower yearbook was declared National Winner in the 2015 Yearbook of Excellence contest. The contest is sponsored by the Quill and Scroll International Honor Socie...

New tardy policy is not fair to students

De'Aja Casteel, Reporter

January 15, 2016

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...

Trojan Profile: Q&A Brianna Henderson

Trojan Profile: Q&A Brianna Henderson

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

December 15, 2015

Paris Climate Deal Brings Hope

Paris Climate Deal Brings Hope

Alex Carter, Managing Editor

December 15, 2015

Give Back To Your Teachers

Give Back To Your Teachers

December 14, 2015

Students balancing work and school

Alex Carter, Managing Editor

December 14, 2015

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 ...

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