Tommy Switzgable ’15
EE Senior Sports Editor
The sound of the bodies hitting the floor is scary sound to some, but to a certain crowd, it is one of the most soothing sounds imaginable. This particular crowd is the wrestling crowd, a very strong and prestigious one here at Trumbull High School.
By Nicholas Grew ‘15 and
Dylan Shepard ’15
Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain resulting from very demanding circumstances and is very common in the lives of everyday high school seniors. Between a rigorous course load, endless college applications, and extra-curricular activities, these students are constantly overwhelmed and overstimulated. In the midst of a year that is supposed to be filled with rewarding and relaxing experiences, these teenagers are working harder than they ever have before.
Lia Horyczun ‘16
EE Staff Photographer
Students at Trumbull High participated in collecting canned goods in both their homerooms and academic classes as part of the Holiday Food Drive in December. Slowly but surely, the canned goods poured into the classes. Most students really amped up their game when teachers started to offer extra credit points and felt a competitive spirit arising in the classrooms.
Kristi Bui ‘16
EE Senior News Editor
The period 5 Entrepreneurship class donated $300 from their t-shirt sales to the Make-AWish Foundation, a non-profit organization that grants children with life-threatening illnesses with special, once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Rachel Tropp ’16
EE Senior Entertainment Editor
The 87th Academy Awards ceremony was February 22 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the event honored the film achievements of 2014. The results were highly anticipated, as numerous excellent films competed for a single prize in each category.
Kristi Bui ‘16
EE Senior News Editor
On December 15, the BICEN students, who are enrolled in the Advanced Placement United States Government class, continued their legacy by winning the states competition hosted at Central Connecticut State University.
Kristi Bui ‘16 EE Senior News Editor
On Saturday, January 17, Trumbull High hosted the annual CMEA Western Region High School Festival.
This festival, comprised of a Jazz Band, Concert Band, Orchestra and Choir group, highlights the talents of young musicians in the western Connecticut area.
Each of the groups performed for an hour and a half, showcasing more difficult and advanced repertoire than what is typically seen in the classroom.
Alison Kuznitz ‘15
During the holiday season, there is a fashion trend that is simply unavoidable: wearing that ugly holiday sweater.
On December 23, the day before Christmas break, the seniors were no exception to this tradition as they donned the ugliest of ugly sweaters. From Rudolphs to nutcrackers and everything in between, the seniors wore their sweaters with pride, and enjoyed the day before break as well.
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Paulina Howard ‘15
EE Co-Managing Editor
The ideals behind Valentine’s Day are lost, covered up by the superficial complexities of new and better dates, lavish and expensive gifts, and overthinking how to make your special someone feel, well, special. Whatever happened to just enjoying the time you have with your someone on Valentine’s Day and having that be enough? Sure, love is different to every person, and all that. We as a society have just accepted that saying. But, instead of just brushing off that love is different for every person, lets investigate just how different we are really talking. What is everyone’s different definition of love? Check out THS seniors definitions of love.
Bhavya Bhushan ‘16
EE Assistant Sports Editor
On February 14, gymnastics had an excellent performance at FCIAC championships at Jonathan Law, taking home a second place trophy with 131.900. The meet was won by Darien with 134.200. Outstanding individual performances include freshman Natalie Smerling, who came in third all around with 35.050 in addition to earning a gold medal in vault with 9.200. Kate Burns and Andrea Veilleux also placed, coming in ninth and tenth all around with 32.3 and 32.2 respectively.