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East Gets a Glow-Up

East Gets a Glow-Up

Emma Souza, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Wayzata East Middle School has undergone renovations for the past school year, updating numerous facilities around the building. The updates have opened many new opportunities and programs to improve the student’s day-to-day schedules and increase productivity. According to Michael Rice, the Associate Pri...

100 Word Rant on “You’re” vs. “Your”

100 Word Rant on “You’re” vs. “Your”

Lauren Lubenow, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2020

During my time at Wayzata High School, I have seen a countless number of people use the incorrect form of “your”. I take personal offense when I hear the incorrect form used because it is plain wrong and this shouldn’t be happening in HIGH SCHOOL. “Your” is the second person possessive adject...

Preview of Wayzata Football 11/29 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP vs Champlin

Preview of Wayzata Football 11/29 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP vs Champlin

Katie Imdieke, Senior Writer

November 29, 2019

It’s time for your final football preview of the 2019 season, as the boys prepare for their “last ride.” The Wayzata Trojan football team has had an undefeated season that can be contributed to the strong athletes that carry this squad, the coaches that have made a place in the heart of the ...

Girls’ Swim and Dive Places First at Sections

Girls’ Swim and Dive Places First at Sections

Lauren Lubenow and Megan Justesen

November 15, 2019

The Wayzata girls’ swim and dive team took first at the 5AA Sections meet last weekend with a total of 645 points. Every athlete earned a spot in the top eight on Saturday and many swimmers and divers made it to state starting this Thursday. Starting off the night strong, the 200 Medley Relay took first o...

Young Businesses Prepare Students for Future Success

Young Businesses Prepare Students for Future Success

Megan Justesen, Lauren Lubenow, and Keely Anderson

November 5, 2019

All across Wayzata, students are using their fascinating talents to make profit as well as make a name for themselves. Doing this then prepares them for future success. Senior Julia Barden, owner of Barden photography, said, “I have a photography business and I do mostly senior pictures. I starte...

Think Bigger: WHS Students Set to Leave the U.S.

Kelsey Deering, Media Editor

May 23, 2019

Hopes to travel outside the United States during secondary education seems to be a common occurrence among Wayzata’s graduating class. According to the Trojan Tribune survey, 56% of graduates are looking to study abroad. While the majority of Wayzata High School’s 2019 Senior Class are atten...

Gap Years Becoming More Common

Gap Years Becoming More Common

Lauren Lubenow, Senior Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Whether students are unsure of what major they want to pursue, want to save up money for a university, or they just want to get a feel for the real world, a gap year may be a good path. A gap year is when a high school graduate takes a one year break from schooling and does not attend a university directly...

The Commitment Process: Different for Everyone

Deena Kassem and Zaid Elbaroudi

May 23, 2019

  Applying to schools can be a very stressful process especially for those who want to compete as athletes at a college level.   Some athletes commit a lot sooner than you expect. Senior Eva Bruer committed to the University Of Minnesota for women’s soccer during her sophomore year. Bruer...

Money Diaries

Elisabeth Oster, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019

  With Generation Z’s powerful hold on the economy, the Trojan Tribune decided to have three teenagers track their spending habits for a week. Senior Bella Brinkman, Senior Katie Parsons, and Sophomore Andie Hansen agreed to record each purchase made throughout the week, including the time of...

The Business of Music and TV Streaming

Sam Lavely, Sports Editor

April 23, 2019

  Over the past ten years, society has adapted to a staggering yet sudden change brought upon by streaming capabilities.   In the domain of television and film, Netflix, Amazon Video and Hulu have become standard purchases since their expansion to streaming as opposed to shipping physical...

The Rise of Teenage Influencers

The Rise of Teenage Influencers

Elisabeth Oster, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019

  “With YouTube and Instagram, I get to show you guys a lot of parts of my life, but there’s some parts that I don’t show you. I thought it would be cool to have you guys fill in the blanks,” said Minnetonka High School Sophomore and social media influencer McKella Tiziani in the introduction...

The Teenage Working Class

The Teenage Working Class

Ingrid Sund, Guest Writer

April 23, 2019

  A common misconception with Generation Z is that the generation is comprised of lazy, spoiled, and unmotivated kids who have everything handed to them on a silver platter. However, the manager of Plymouth Caribou, Scott Dose, explains that the work ethic of Generation Z is different, but in a...

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