The THS Today crew discusses a myriad of things revolving around this weekend’s Prom in our preview of the big event.
Kaya and Laurie talk theatre, baseball, and senior pranks in this video short.
BY KAINE ENE I was sitting around and doing homework while listening to City Pop on YouTube on my TV—mainly from the 80’s—and as I was scrolling through the mix of songs that were on autoplay, I came across one that caught my eye by the thumbnail. It […]
BY ALEXIS HOSTETTER Recently Netflix released a show based on a graphic novel by Alice Oseman, titled “Heartstopper”. The story follows two young boys in high school as they navigate through their friendship, discovering it could be something so much more special. Many streaming services don’t necessarily have […]
BY KYLE LESNAK The Breakfast Club, released back in 1985, is a teen drama following the lives of 5 high school students forced to spend their Saturday stuck at school. Saturday, March 24, 1984, five students of Shermer High School showed up at 7:00 a.m. for all-day detention. […]
Here’s some of our favorite photos from the past month. Photos by Mackenzie Goodwin, Vanessa Conejo Ramirez, Laurie Leroy, Laura Ruisinger, and Caesar Wong Latino Heritage Event gallery Track meet at Grain Valley Girls’ soccer photos from their win over Raytown Baseball senior night Photos from “Chicago”
BY ROSA PRESTON Last year, students in ITS (International Thespian Society), including myself, worked for months on the musical “Sister Act.” It was hard, especially considering that COVID-19 was still a big issue and much of the cast and crew tested positive or were exposed to the virus. […]
The THS Today crew discusses the theater department’s upcoming performance of Chicago. And they talk with a member of the choir and the play about an extremely busy week ahead.
The Baller Broadcasting crew caught up with several of the spring sports teams to check in on their season and how things have went this year. They also discuss what they expect for the rest of their season.
BY KYLE LESNAK The popular superhero Spider-Man has had a very up and down history at the cinema. With 5 movies in total, two different Spider-Men, and mixed reviews for the last 3 movies, Spider-Man’s future in cinema was very foggy due to Sony having the movie license […]
BY MOLLY SLOAN The hall pass has been a part of high school life for decades, even working its way into popular culture through teen movies and TV shows. At Truman, though, many teachers didn’t use passes at all until recently, when the district adopted the E-Hall Pass. […]
The THS Today crew talks prom, soccer, market day, and tennis.
Trey, Jon, and Toby discuss all manner of topics from adding knuckleball to your pitching arsenal to the merits of long snapping.
BY KAINE ENE When I saw the trailers and promos for Pixar’s latest Disney+ feature film, Turning Red, I always suspected that this would be a Pixar film with an at least slightly different animation style, and I was looking forward to that. Although the moment I really […]
BY KYLE LESNAK Home Alone, produced by John Hughes, is the first in the long-running Home Alone series, laying the foundation that every film in the franchise would follow. The McCallister family is getting ready to spend Christmas in Paris, with all of them meeting at Peter and […]
This week on THS Today we talk with choir, golf, girls’ soccer, and some students who participated in the the Latino Heritage Event colloquially known as the Latino Dance.
BY ROSA PRESTON Recently, the Truman High School Choir participated in an Ensemble Festival. Basically, it’s where choirs and singers from different schools gather at one school to perform songs as a group or alone. And it’s not just for fun. There were judges who would watch each […]
The Baller Broadcasting crew caught up with a few coach to discuss what it’s like to coach sports here at Truman.
We talked with a couple members of the track team about their performances so far this season and what they’re expecting from the rest of the year.
BY KYLE LESNAK Pinocchio: A True Story is one of the three Pinocchio-related films coming out in 2022 and is by far the most basic of the bunch. With prominent voice actors like Tom Kenny and Pauly Shore, it just might be able to face the competition, right? […]
BY ALEXIS HOSTETTER Personally, I play a lot of video games. I mean it goes from games like “Subway Surfers” to games like “Dead by Daylight”, “Friday the 13th”, “Call of Duty”, “The Last of Us”, etc. And most people who play games tend to play a similar […]
BY ROSA PRESTON I’m going to be honest, learning isn’t always fun. Sometimes it just feels like words. Even in a lesson necessary for graduating or for college credit, each of which is often essential to get a good job and earn enough money to support a family, […]
The THS Media crew caught up with a few Truman girls’ soccer players to discuss their 8-0 thrashing of Winnetonka last night.
The THS Media team looks back at Truman’s win over William Chrisman. Truman players react to the win.
Truman baseball won in a walk-off against Chrisman last Friday night. Here are some images from the game.
BY KAINE ENE Everyday in the cafeteria sits a very special table covered in red with beautiful flowers beckoning us to get involved in with the Latino Heritage Event that will take place on April 8. We all see this table in the middle of our school cafeteria […]
The BBC crew discusses the NFL off-season and all of the moves that have happened so far. And they look ahead to some possible landing spots for current free agents.
BY KYLE LESNAK The Adam Project, a film directed by Shawn Levy, has been in development hell for the past 10 years, but with Netflix acquiring the project, the movie was finally finished and released exclusively on Netflix on March 11, 2022. In a dystopian 2050, fighter pilot […]
Choir opened up the newly remodeled auditorium with a concert. The band also played a concert, but there’s took place in the gym. Photos by Mackenzie Goodwin and Caesar Wong
BY KAYA DWYER The Irish are coming! No, but really. They are. As St. Patrick’s day arrives every year, elementary schools have celebrations with cookies and mysterious green liquid﹘but the Irish celebration was never much of a celebration at all. The creation of the holiday began with a […]
The THS Today crew is back with an update on choir’s performance in the new auditorium, this week’s band concert, and a look at debate’s showing at districts.
BY ROSA PRESTON Animal Crossing New Horizons is unsurprisingly popular, and if you’ve read Kaine Ene’s story on one of the latest updates, you may know that there is a good reason for that. It’s fun, it allows the player to be creative, and it allows friendly interactions […]
We talked with several members of the baseball team about their performance in the jamboree. Or listen on Spotify
BY ROSA PRESTON As many people know, the recent assembly was quite the show. The dance team, the cheerleaders, and our Courtwarming King and Queen nominees were all there, and let me just say, it was all amazing! Let us again congratulate Queen Delaney Crick and King Griffin […]
Here are some photos from the girls’ basketball team winning the district title. They play again tomorrow night in the State Quarterfinals.
The THS Today crew congratulates band on their performance, talks with a few members of the golf team about the golf team about their upcoming season, and they catch up with a few players on the girls’ basketball team to discuss a memorable district title.
Our sports crew take a look at the girls’ basketball win in the district tournament and talk one-on-one with Coach Page about tomorrow’s State Quarterfinal match-up. Plus we take a closer look at baseball season as it approaches. And we hand out our athlete of the week.
BY MOLLY SLOAN In terms of academics, the spring semester is almost always much harder for students than the fall semester. The end of the year is approaching, and students find it much more difficult to focus on their classes. By spring, most students are used to their […]
BY KAYA DWYER COVID has changed the environment at Truman High School, for better, or for worse. Regardless, students have continued to participate in great clubs and after school activities to stay connected; through these kinds of activities, students are kept socially sane. But, what about the students […]
BY KYLE LESNAK “Sonic the Hedgehog”, directed by Jeff Fowler, was one of the first popular video game based movies to be released. It came out on Feb 14, 2020. On an unknown planet, Sonic, a young blue anthropomorphic hedgehog is seen running around at supersonic speed until […]
The snow-delayed second episode of our satiric look at Truman high school is here with a extremely belated look at Valentine’s Day.
BY ALEXIS HOSTETTER As we near the end of the semester, it will be time to say goodbye to our seniors and for our seniors to say goodbye to Truman. So let’s talk about the downfall of life after graduation. In Contemporary World Issues, we had a socratic […]
This week’s edition of THS Today takes a look back at Courtwarming and updates us on the construction of the softball field and the tennis courts.
BY KAINE ENE You thought it was going to be Encanto, didn’t you? The year 2009 marked the year where Disney Animation Studios would drop their last 2D animated feature film to date, which is interesting considering this came after their jump to CG animation with films like […]
With the district basketball tournament just around the corner we caught up with a few members of the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams to discuss their thoughts about the business end of the season.
BY ROSA PRESTON Some of you reading this may be thinking about applying to college after high school. And if you’re not, that’s fine too. If you want to join the military, or you want to have a job that doesn’t require a fancy piece of paper, that’s […]
In this video the Truman baseball team discusses their upcoming season. They talk about what to expect and make a few predicitons.
BY KYLE LESNAK Coco, directed by Adrian Molina and Lee Unkrich, came out on Nov 22, 2017 and was met with critical acclaim and it became the highest-grossing movie ever in Mexico. In Santa Cecilia, Mexico, Miguel has a dream to become a famous musician like his idol, […]
Our look back at the week that was with a satirical bend.