Monthly Archives: February 2015

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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.

Are you ready for your shot, honey?

Kelliann McCabe

The worse part of going to the doctor as a kid would definitely be when the nurse in patterned scrubs entered the room with a sharp needle. They would inject the fluid into your shoulder as you squeezed your mother’s hand with all your might. Inserting dead bacteria and questionable ingredients into into your body to “protect” you from disease.

Vaccines are viewed as a great protector of today’s society and many people take the pinch of the needle without a single question. However, a few cautious mothers and specialists raise a voice of concern.

Neighbors feeding neighbors

Keerthi Yalamanchili ‘17
EE Staff Writer

The holiday season was raging with spirit the past few weeks at Trumbull High, ablaze in the students as well as the faculty. The Holiday Food Drive is one of the ways the school as a whole demonstrated holiday cheer, organized by the Student Council, the Interact Club, and the Physical Education Department.