Swift excites fans with ‘1989’ tour

May 30 was a day that many people, mostly teenage girls, looked forward to. It was the day of the Taylor Swift “1989” tour that took place at Ford Field. The concert started at 7 p.m., but doors opened at 5 p.m. Even though it was pouring... READ MORE »»

Trojan Pride Program rewards student achievement

Principal Valerie Orr has recently started a new Trojan Pride Program to honor the best and brightest students of MHS and reward them for doing well in school. It is for students who have earned at least a 3.0 G.P.A as an average of all three... READ MORE »»

Fraternity closed, students expelled due to racist remarks

A couple members of a fraternity at the University of Oklahoma are expelled after a nine second video surfaced of members laughing and pumping their fists as they as they yelled racist chants on a party-bound bus. Members of the Sigma Alpha... READ MORE »»

Boys’ varsity basketball team sweeps Bedford during Winterfest game

The boys varsity basketball team won its game against rival Bedford Jan. 16, following an exciting tropical-themed Winterfest week. The Trojans won 62-28. The girls varsity basketball team played earlier that night but was defeated 26-61. The... READ MORE »»

‘American Sniper’ delivers thrill, suspense

We hear about war online every day; we might even know people who have enlisted to fight for our country or are planning to do that ourselves one day. Never has there been a movie so realistic that for two hours, it forces viewers to uncomfortably... READ MORE »»

Sheeran, Grande announced among Grammy nominees

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards are going to be held Sunday, Feb 8. With a star-studded audience and performance line up, the award show has announced its official performers and nominees. The performers announced were: pop icon Madonna, singer/songwriter... READ MORE »»

School store open, merges with Trojan Den

  MHS’ school store has finally opened at the beginning of December. They will be open from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. everyday except for Thursday so students can go purchase items during their lunches. The store is run by Lauren Rhoades and her... READ MORE »»

AIM banquet honors those who reached goal

The first banquet for the new Allies in Monroe program (AIM)  was held Dec. 16, honoring 29 of the 58 students in the program who reached their goal to raise their GPA by 15 percent. The program was started this year at Monroe High by Principal... READ MORE »»

Tropical theme brightens up Winterfest this year; Student Council announced court, activities

This year’s Winterfest week will start Jan. 12 and run until Jan. 16, followed by the dance on Saturday, Jan. 17. The Student Council came up with a tropical theme for this year’s Winterfest. Each day, the students will have a choice to... READ MORE »»

Pen, paper offer students judge-free zone

Writing is one of the best creations of mankind, in my opinion. We can write to talk to our friends; we can write to tell stories, tell our opinion, or express who we are and what we stand for. Writing is everywhere and can be used in so many... READ MORE »»

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