Trojan Tribune

Record Breaking Year for DECA

Kelsey Deering, Senior Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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Wayzata DECA is in the midst of a record-breaking year after its district competition that was held in January, according to DECA Officer Nicole Granovsky (11). According to Granovsky, Wayzata DECA students competed against hundreds of other students from Minnesota districts including Orono, St. Louis ...

Wayzata High School Ranked Best in Minnesota

Wayzata High School Ranked Best in Minnesota

Sam Walters, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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Wayzata High School was recently identified by USA Today as the leading public high school in the state of Minnesota. This ranking, which focuses specifically on student numbers, student-teacher ratios, average graduation rates, standardized testing scores, and AP enrollment, made its appearance in a list comp...

Wayzata Waves Goodbye to WMEP

Wayzata Waves Goodbye to WMEP

Deena Kassem, Senior Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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The Wayzata school district is withdrawing from the West Metro Education Program (WMEP) according to Chair of School Board and Wayzata West Metro Education Program representative Sarah Johansen. According to the WMEP website, the program “is an equity-focused collaborative for student success” that strives “to...

The Demand For Parking

The Demand For Parking

Brandon Antony, Senior Sports Writer

March 4, 2018


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The new semester has begun with even less room available for parking, according to Principal Scott Gengler. “It’s natural to lose parking spaces due to the constant snow plowing,” said Gengler. To make the problem worse, Gengler said, “Over 100 more additional permits are being sold to students...

Dance Team Performs at Super Bowl 52

Dance Team Performs at Super Bowl 52

Lydia Johnson, Design Editor

February 26, 2018


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On February 3rd Super Bowl LII was held at Minnesota’s own, U.S. Bank Stadium. The 52nd Super Bowl featured Justin Timberlake in the halftime show, accompanied by several dance teams from Minnesota. The Wayzata Trojets were among the selected to dance alongside Justin and his professional crew. ...

NHS Heart Week 2018

February 25, 2018


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  National Honors Society 2018 Heart Week will take place from February 12th to 16th, according to NHS Advisors Kristin Lindahl and Gretchen Minnick.   Heart Week will consist of multiple components all orchestrated by student committees. This year National Honor Society will be raising money...

Little Shop, Big Sound

Little Shop, Big Sound

Kai Christiansen, A&E Editor

February 23, 2018


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  Shop of Horrors, directed by Sonia Gerber, is the 9/10 Black Box Musical and stars Edgar J. Hanson (10), Casey Centner (10), and Prem Ganesan (9).   The show follows Seymour, a flower shop assistant at the failing Mushnik’s Flower Shop in Skid Row, who discovers a strange new species of...

Alison Gillespie

Alison Gillespie

Drew Smith, Media Editor

February 23, 2018


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  Alison Gillespie served as an Associate Principal at WHS from July 2011-July 2017 overseeing the Alternative Learning Center, working with students with the last name of A-Hal in the 2015-16 and Ham-Or in the 2016-17 school year. She joined White Bear Lake Area High School as North Campus principal...

Amy Janecek

Amy Janecek

Lydia Johnson, Design Editor

February 23, 2018


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  Amy Janecek served as the 10th Grade Associate Principal at Wayzata from 2013-2015. She is currently in her 2nd year as the Principal at Irondale High School in New Brighton, Minnesota, which is a part of Mounds View Public Schools.   After leaving WHS in 2015, she returned to Minneapolis...

Dr. John Muenich

Dr. John Muenich

Drew Smith, Media Editor

February 23, 2018


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  Dr. John Muenich was never an Associate Principal at Wayzata High School, but was a Business Education teacher at WHS from 2000 to 2005 and Dean of Students for the 2005-2006 school year.   According to Muenich, he was also a football coach from 2001 to 2003. He is currently in his 11th...

Sarabeth deNeui

February 23, 2018


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  Sarabeth deNeui was the 10th Grade Associate Principal at Wayzata High School from 2010-2012. After WHS, she was the Principal at Wayzata Plymouth Creek Elementary for 4 years and then stepped into the role as Principal of Wayzata Oakwood Elementary, where she is in her currently in her second...

Jeff Ridlehoover

Jeff Ridlehoover

Lydia Johnson, Design Editor

February 23, 2018


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  Jeff Ridlehoover served as an Associate Principal of Wayzata High School from 2004 to 2013. He started off as the sophomore administrator for another year, spent another year as the junior administrator, and then seven years as the Associate Principal for the senior class.   He moved to...

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