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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...

The Post- Movie Review

Cecilia Friess, Reporter

March 5, 2018

“The Post” (2017) chronicles the struggle of Washington Post reporters as they attempt to publish information about the Pentagon Papers, leaked classified documents pertaining to the Vietnam War. Set in the early ‘70...

Auf Wiedersehen, Frau G

Auf Wiedersehen, Frau G

Shavo Lock, Reporter

October 18, 2017

15 Activities To Do In the Fall

Jayden Huckabay, Reporter/Business Manager

October 4, 2017

Autumn is falling into place quickly this year. Beat the boredom with some of these fall-related activities. Go to a pumpkin patch Get creative in the kitchen and try new recipes Make leaf art Go to a haunted house Carve...

Fall Sports Preview: Football

Nathan Swaffar, Reporter

September 14, 2017

Last year the Trojan football team was battered with injuries, but ended up going 5-4 with big wins coming over Hayden and Emporia. On September first, the Trojans had a hard fought 61-43 win over the Hayden Wildcats. A wee...

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...

Career Fair

Career Fair

April 14, 2017

Students Mental Health Survey

November 10, 2016

City clown sightings

City clown sightings

October 6, 2016

The loss of innocence

De'Aja Casteel, Reporter

May 13, 2016

Abortion is a topic that usually is uncomfortable to discuss. Most religions are against the thought, meanwhile the outcome of abortion. There are a handful of ways for abortion, there’s a abortion pill, suction aspiration, suct...

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