BICEN legacy continues with state competition victory

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 More »

Students bear school pride to win Spirit King and Queen

Manya Kidambi ‘18, EE Staff Writer Ishan Negi ‘18, EE Staff Writer Jessica Parillo ‘18, EE Staff Writer Anjeli Sambasivam ‘18, EE Staff Writer On the week of October 20, students exhibited school pride as they More »

Community service: why not give back?

Benjamin Vu ’16 EE Senior Features Editor Every year, Americans celebrate Veteran’s Day and honor those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. These soldiers fought and served our nation to protect More »

Welcome Class of 2018!

Alison Kuznitz ‘15 EE Co-Editor in Chief Brittany Kubicko ‘15 EE Co-Editor in Chief Freshmen Orientation prior to start of school was huge success. Look up, Link up! For the first time More »

A Place For the THS Student Body to Unite

By Alexa Bello Whether it is to work on homework or just hang out with friends, all THS students will agree that without the library, the school would not be the same. More »

 

Slamming the Others

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.

All Work, No Play

By Nicholas Grew ‘15 and
Dylan Shepard ’15
EE Contributors

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.

Good deeds and scrumptious breakfasts

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.

Trumbull entrepreneurship class gives back to Make-A-Wish Foundation

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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.

The Oscars are here!

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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.

BICEN legacy continues with state competition victory

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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.

Students display talents in annual Western Region Festival

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.

Celebrating the holidays in style

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Alison Kuznitz ‘15
EE Co-Editor-in-Chief

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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He said, she said: define love

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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.

THS Sports Briefs for February 20, 2015

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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.


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