Monthly Archives: April 2013

Junior Class Trip Update

News Brief

1144-3Money and completed forms will be collected in the cafeteria during all lunch waves through April 12th. The JUNIOR CLASS TRIP to Boston is Friday, May 24th. Pick a college tour in the morning, have lunch at Faneuil Hall and then enjoy an afternoon activity such as Fenway Park, the New England Aquarium or a Duck Boat tour of Boston. Permission slips are available in the house offices.

Durability of Utilitarian Trends

Keri Crossley ‘15
EE Staff Writer

Investing in something that will last is always the smart thing to do. Trumbull High School has comfortably adapted to the current trend of durable, timeless, and quality pieces that can be paired with virtually any style. Sperrys, Toms, and Hunter rain boots have all been seen as ‘staple pieces’ for any Trumbull High School girl.

Bring Your Own Device

Gabby Tropp ‘13
EE Staff Writer

On TV we see students going to high school with their laptops on hand to take notes, doing class work, and further exploring classroom learning. Do inappropriate things sometimes happen? Yes, but that does not mean students bringing their own technology to school wouldn’t be beneficial for most students.

Students’ Thoughts on the Dress Code

Lia Horyczun ‘16
Kira Littlejohn ‘16
EE Staff Writers

Clothing is one way for people to express him or herself. That sweatshirt with cute sayings, that red bandana, and even a hat shows each person’s style. What happens if that freedom is limited? Looking at the dress codes, THS students and teachers both have to consider what is appropriate and appealing.

Debate Club Teaches the Intangible

Ben Hazen ‘16
EE Staff Writer

The education received during a student’s four years of high school is arguably the most important in one’s lifetime. These vital learning years come during an intense time in which the adolescent brain is always changing and developing into one of a young adult.

Senior Class Trip to Six Flags New England

News Brief

The Senior Class trip to Six Flags New England will be on Thursday, June 6. Buses will leave THS at 9 am and return approx. 6:30 pm. The cost for the trip is $27. Tickets will be sold Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26 in the senior lounge during lunches. Permission slips are available in each house office or on the THS website.

Junior Class Trip to Boston

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANews Brief

The JUNIOR CLASS TRIP to Boston is Friday, May 24th. Pick a college tour in the morning, have lunch at Faneuil Hall and then enjoy an afternoon activity such as Fenway Park, the New England Aquarium or a Duck Boat tour of Boston. Permission slips are available in the house offices. Money and completed forms will be collected in the cafeteria during all lunch waves from April 8th – April 10th.

Audiences Are Crazy for this Year’s Musical

Kevin Pacelli ‘14
EE Entertainment Editor

Year after year, the talented young thespians of Trumbull High put on a show that wows their peers, teachers and community at the start of spring. This year’s musical, “Crazy For You,” was certainly no exception.

PEDs Continue to Tarnish Professional Sports

By Logan Ratick ‘13
EE Co-Editor-in-Chief

Performance-enhancing drugs: this term has become infamous in the professional sports world over the past decade.

In 2005, former Major League Baseball outfielder Jose Canseco released a novel titled “Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big.” Thanks to this tell-all book, sports fans were introduced to the prevalence of performance enhancing drugs in professional sports, primarily baseball. Canseco was not afraid to use names of high-profile athletes who juiced alongside him. He mentioned that his former teammates, and frequent all-stars Jason Giambi, Ivan Rodriguez, Rafael Palmeiro, Mark McGwire, and Juan Gonzalez, were all using performance enhancing drugs to play at a higher level. Canseco mentioned dozens of other names, and over time, accusations were made and admissions were announced.

Israel and Palestine Moving Forward: A Student’s Perspective

By Jack Zhang ‘14
EE News Editor

To say that senior Jason Nagel is familiar with the Palestine-Israeli conflict would be an understatement. According to many of his peers, he is one of the most passionate and involved members of the discussion.


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