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  1. 1. online @ www.thetrojantribune.ning.com The Trojan Tribune Student Newspaper of Corning Painted Post East High School VOL 1, ISSUE 3 FEBRUARY 10, 2010 FREE Airport was demolished making air travel Spotlight Teacher complicated. Furthermore, supplies of jet fuel for return flights were limited and on Thursday Mr. Tubbs all civilian flights were by Christine Moore, Staff Writer temporarily canceled. Mr. Tubbs, also known as Another problem being T2, is a wonderful teacher faced in the relief effort at East High School. is a lack of organization, Residing in room 909, he once a system has been educates students in the established to properly ways of Mathematics SL, handle all the incoming Algebra 2/Triganometry aid, supplies will be more Honors, and Applied 4. easily distributed. In He says he loves math be- addition to the money and cause, “It’s something I’ve supplies that many are so always liked doing. generously providing to I get a kick out of solving the cause, teams of search- problems—it’s a curse.” and-rescuers, doctors, He has been a teacher for and other professionals 22 years after a false start have been dispatched as in the field of electrical well as transportation and engineering. Mr. Tubbs Helping Those In Need equipment to clear the tries to utilize technology rubble. to the fullest and enjoys Despite the slow having his new SMART speed of the supply chain, board immensely. He donations are still needed, adores the color orange many organizations have because of his devotion to by Christine Moore, quake. The bodies that people have resorted to those in need however. gone into overdrive to Syracuse University bas- Staff Writer have been recovered lay looting stores and military Among these factors is fundraise and try to help ketball. He is a splendid On Tuesday, January in streets and parking lots and police are out in the damage done to Haiti the relief effort. There are teacher that encourages his 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude as mass burials are being force to try to prevent by the quake, destroyed many groups looking for students to learn through earthquake hit Haiti, arranged. skirmishes over available roads, air towers, and sea monetary donations among a supportive educational destroying building, killing The living are having a supplies. The call for help ports greatly complicates other things, keep an eye environment. When asked many, and devastating rough time too and people has been answered by the delivery of supplies, out for any drives that what he would like most an already poor nation. It are already becoming many nations with Obama making it impossible occur at East if you would to share with his students has been reported by the exasperated. Water and promising at least $100 in some cases. In the like to join in the aid. he replied, “I would like international Red Cross food are the most basic million in aid. earthquake the control to share just a little of my that approximately 50,000 needs that the survivors Due to several factors, tower at Toussaint passion for math…and my people were killed in the have to have met. Already the aid is slow to reach L’Ouverture International love for Syracuse basket- ball.” Where In the World Was Daniel Sauter? by Eddie Ryan, Staff Writer On Friday, November 13th, East High students Dan Hannah Austin has twice made this 11-hour airplane Sauter, Jessica Teeter and Hannah Austin departed on a ride half-way around the world from New York City to Hannah Austin two week voyage to the impoverished African nation of Accra, the capital city of Ghana, followed by a bumpy, had the opportunity to Ghana. Once arriving there, early Saturday morning, they rocky three-hour bus ride to the village of Cape Coast to meet many began preparing to “preach to villages, build an orphan- build a refuge for children who have lost their parents. children. She said, “We help age and bring vital amenities to villages in need of aid”, She raised $3,000 to go to Africa by working at McDon- the children with according to Daniel Sauter. ald’s. Before leaving she had to get several shots and clothes, toys, and medical The students traveled with a local organization named take Malaria pills so she would not become sick. Hannah supplies.” “Churches of the Twin Tiers” (COTTT) and preached described meeting and helping the orphans of the region Christianity in conjunction with providing vital aid to as her favorite part of the experience. Dan Sauter insolvent villages in the area. However, according to The team from COTTT completed phase sharing candy with children in Dan, “Although [we] were proselytizing (preaching one of the orphanage construction, distributed Ghana. Christianity), conversion to the faith was entirely left to amenities to villages, preached Christianity the Ghanaians discretion.” and made their way back home on Friday, The students raised money to fund their trip and the November 27. construction of the orphanage both through collecting do- nations and donating their personal funds. According to Dan, the Ghanaians need his help “because they are very poor and do not have adequate resources or a government that is able to provide for them.”
  2. 2. The Trojan Tribune online @ www.thetrojantribune.ning.com EHS LIFE February 10, 2010 “Senior Mosts” Announced The results for the Corning East High Class of 2010 Senior Mosts are in and have been decided! Categories were sent to all of the seniors who nominated a female and male candidate for each category. The following students will be featured in the 2010 yearbook for their respective superlatives: Most likely to succeed Robb Saunders & Alison Schuppert Most likely to rule the world William Jacobs & Amié Roman Most likely to fall asleep on the job Joseph Wood & Mackenzie Pierson Most likely to quote a movie in conversation Alec Bates & Catherine Crane Most likely to cure cancer Nicholas Jakobson & Alicia Crowley Most likely to be on Broadway Caleb Noel & Marissa Miller Most likely to win an Olympic Gold Medal Club Of the Month Cedric Forbes & Ashlee Warner Most likely to travel the world Bernard Zellet & Lindsey Niebur Most creative nickname Shane Woodard & Katherine Wilcox Student Council Stands Out! Most artistic Mark Haley & Jacqueline Pruden Most spontaneous Jackson Gallagher & Megan Early Most school spirit by Maggie Wayne, Staff Writer Student Council organizes everything from school Brendan Finley & Kirsten Vine The idea of clubs and extra curricular activities is dances to open houses, pep rallies to community Best dressed fundraisers. Often a teacher may come to the group Marshall Ly & Kelsey Woglom to allow students to express their interests, socialize, and make a difference. Potentially one of the largest and ask for help with an event. The group discusses Best eyes Peter Thompson & Brianna Flint groups in the school, Student Council is behind if they have the time and man power, which they many of the events throughout the school year. For often have, and they do what they can to help. Kelsey Best hair Jackson Merril & Elise Rhodes this reason The Trojan Tribune would like to award Woglom, the PTSA representative for the council Best smile Student Council with the Club Spotlight this month. says “Student Council is all about volunteering. Our Joel Cramer & Jennifer Shaddock biggest goal is just to help out the school.” This year started off with a bang. The new Friendliest Student Council is a welcoming group. It allows Grant Smith & Natalie Price advisors, Mrs. Drehmer and Miss. Walker enthusiastically jumped into the task of leading the anyone to join so long as they bring enthusiasm and a Loudest Sean Forbes & Miriam Foskey club this year. With them they brought their new willingness to help. Whether a member is a freshmen ideas. Mrs. Drehmer said, “we wanted to work really or a senior the group unites and happily ignores age Funniest Mark Rhode & Sarah Augustine hard to improve the school spirit. 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