MMS student brought grenade into school

Liv Compora, Reporter

March 13, 2018

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On Wednesday, an inert hand grenade was detained from a student at Monroe Middle School. The grenade was purchased at an army surplus store, which was illegal. The student was a 14-year old male, and it is still being investigated...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas experiences school shooting

Liv Compora, Reporter

March 8, 2018

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On Feb. 14, a new mass school shooting has been added to the list. A former student, Nikolas Cruz, armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, was dropped off by an Uber to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida,...

PPI class holds drug awareness campaign

Trey Henderson, Editor/Reporter

January 26, 2018

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This week, from Jan. 22-Jan. 26, MHS’s Positive Peer Influence class, more commonly known as PPI, is holding a campaign against prescription drug abuse to spread awareness about the incorrect use of prescription drugs and the...

Hepatitis A confirmed at Tim Horton’s

Lily Freese, Reporter

December 25, 2017

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Tim Horton's in Monroe has confirmed that one of the workers tested positive for Hepatitis A.   The employee works at the Tim Horton's on Monroe Street was made aware of the infection and immediately informed the public....

MHS discontinues kneeling

Kip Mayes, Reporter & Editor

October 23, 2017

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Monroe High is now enforcing a rule that states players are encouraged not to kneel for the injured during games. This rule was posted on the MHS Trojans athletics page on Sept. 22 and reads “Ladies and Gentlemen, through an...

Upward bound takes on Jefferson

Alliyah Trim, Editor & Reporter

October 13, 2017

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MCCC Upward Bound program received a grant of about $4 million to add Jefferson High School to the program and other Upward Bound expenses as of Sept. 1. Upward Bound is a program that prepares high school students for post-secondary...

45 new releases coming to Netflix

Annazean Laws, Reporter

October 12, 2017

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In October, Netflix is releasing 45 movies and T.V shows to get more views and users. HORRORS New horrors like the Netflix original “Stranger Things” season 2, is coming out Oct.27, and character Will appears more in ...

New businesses coming to Monroe

Elizabeth Smith, Reporter

October 12, 2017

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In the last year, Monroe has gotten many new businesses and is getting even more every day. Over the last summer alone Monroe has gained Menchie's, a second Taco Bell, Kikus and Dollar General and is expected to get a Panda Express,...

Girls varsity basketball to get new coach this season

Brianna Campau, Reporter

October 4, 2017

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Monroe High School’s Girls Varsity Basketball team coach has recently retired for personal reasons, so Coach Ernie Sellers is taking over the role. Sellers is very dedicated to the sport and the team. “I have a strong...

Trojan Pride Day to be held at MHS

Allan Haynes, Editor & Reporter

September 26, 2017

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On Sept. 27, MHS will be holding Trojan Pride Day, a full day event for Trojan Family Time (TFT) classes to compete against each other for a fun, group bonding, and team building experience. Last year, Principal Sandy Kreps...

Boy varsity golf plays first meet

Kaylee Watters, Reporter & Editor

June 5, 2017

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The boys’ varsity golf team had its first home meet on Friday, April 4 against Bedford, Trenton and Wyandotte Roosevelt High school. The team’s next game will be on April 24 at Saline High S chool. The team doesn’t...

Terror strikes Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Mady Vasbinder, Reporter

June 2, 2017

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On Monday night, May 22, an otherwise normal Ariana Grande concert ended in terror, with a suicide bombing killing 22 concert-goers at the venue in Manchester. Police learned of the bombing at 10:33 pm. They are treating it...