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WHS Hosts National Student Council Conference

WHS Hosts National Student Council Conference

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

September 14, 2018


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  The National Student Council (NSC) Conference was held at Wayzata High School June 25th to 27th, 2018. NSC describes the three-day event as an opportunity for “student council members and advisers to meet with their peers and enhance their leadership skills.”   “It’s essentially...

More Parking Spaces Added for Students

More Parking Spaces Added for Students

Sam Sklar, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


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  As the school enrollment continues to grow, so does demand for parking spaces.   Wayzata High School announced in early August that they would now be selling more parking permits at a discounted rate.   The original student parking lots outside the auditorium by the main entrance and...

Fire at WHS Sparks Early Weekend

Fire at WHS Sparks Early Weekend

Elisabeth Oster and Joe Kottke

May 29, 2018


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   Wayzata High School students were evacuated at 10:40 a.m. due to a fire in the pottery room on May 25th.    “I was in orchestra during second block and I remember walking to the bathroom and passing the pottery room. On the way there, I noticed how smoky and hazy the hallw...

Boundary Changes: “a huge impact on existing students.”

Lydia Johnson, Design Editor

May 11, 2018


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  Wayzata’s ninth elementary school will open in the fall of 2019, causing a shift of student attendance areas, according to the Director of Administrative Services Kristen Tollison. The recommendation and decision for boundary changes was scheduled to be proposed on May 2nd but was postponed...

Best High School in America?

Best High School in America?

Katie Lins, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


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  “The banners that are currently hung in the front entrance of the school are a sample. It was a protocol from Lifetouch. It will not say ‘Best School in America’ when we publish them,” said Associate Principal Tyler Shepard.   According to Shepard, the Trojan Pillars will be printed...

No Memoriams for the Book of Memories

No Memoriams for the Book of Memories

Deena Kassem, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


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  “Whenever we experience student tragedy, we get a lot of requests for memorials, and there are things we can do that make sense, and there are things we can’t do because they don’t make sense,” said Wayzata High School Principal Scott Gengler. In the 2016-2017 Wayako Yearbook, an official...

Can’t Pay? You Can Still Play

Kai Christiansen, A&E Editor

March 11, 2018


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  According to Athletics and Activities Director Jaime Sherwood, the school favors no activities over the other in regards toward budgeting.   Wayzata calculates the budget for a program by taking estimated revenue and subtracting it from the expenses, according to Sherwood. Revenue is split...

A Senior Send-off

A Senior Send-off

Lauren Leaseburg, Photo Editor

March 11, 2018


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  The Wayzata senior party is an all night party after the graduation ceremony that provides a fun and safe place for graduates to celebrate with each other, according to the senior party website. The all-night Wayzata senior party is a tradition that dates back to the 1970s, said senior party co-chair...

Prom Policy Bans Freshmen

Prom Policy Bans Freshmen

Drew Smith, Media Editor

March 11, 2018


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  Prom 2018, “Under the Stars” was held at International Market Square on May 19, 2018. This was the first time Wayzata High School returned to IMS since 2015. According to Student Council Adviser Sue Iverson, the dance held a new record of 1,100 students. “We typically sell about 1,000 tickets...

Our Way: Cultures Converged

Our Way: Cultures Converged

Kelsey Deering, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


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  A diverse array of booths, activities, performances, and volunteer initiatives made up Wayzata High School’s Our Way Festival: A Culture of Community on Friday, May 4th.   “[The festival] is a simple way for our community to celebrate diversity,” said Spanish Teacher Monicah Vlach....

Questionable Branding at Walgreens

Questionable Branding at Walgreens

Ritika Chakrabarti, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


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  Wayzata High School branded apparel sold by Walgreens vendor MyTown Originals of Ohiopyle, PA is marketed with a pledge to donate a portion of proceeds to WHS. This pledge has not been fulfilled since 2012, according to a Trojan Tribune investigation. Displays of apparel in the Wayzata Walgreens...

Student Initiative to Protest After Florida Shooting

Student Initiative to Protest After Florida Shooting

Deena Kassem, Joe Kottke, Elisabeth Oster, and Katie Lins

March 4, 2018


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On February 14, 2018 Nikolas Cruz opened fire killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. According to Wayzata High School Principal Scott Gengler, numerous parents and students contacted the school following the shooting with concerned. In response, many Wayzata High School studen...

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