Beautiful Intensity: The Work of a Ballerina

Beautiful Intensity: The Work of a Ballerina

By: Lily Heritage Whenever you think of dance, a picturesque ballerina may come to mind. They twirl with an elegance that seems almost effortless. However, effortless it is not. Behind the curtains lies a world of blisters, bandaids, and muscle rollers.  Annarose Atamian is a senior here at JHS, and she knows this world all [...]

The Peak of Arts: Oklahoma Quartz Mountain

The Peak of Arts: Oklahoma Quartz Mountain

By: Audrey McGee Hello, readers of the Trojan Torch! I am here to reach out to all of the art kids of Oklahoma. If your hobbies include anything artistic, you should audition for Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute’s (OSAI) Quartz Mountain! Annarose Atamian, Dance 2018 Every summer, for 2 weeks in June, Oklahoma Arts Institute hosts [...]

Valentine’s Day: From an Aromantic to A Hopeless Romantic

Valentine’s Day: From an Aromantic to A Hopeless Romantic

By: Isabella Arias Ever since I was little, I’ve been enamored with Valentine’s Day. My passion for eating copious amounts of candy during elementary parties only deepened as I grew up and had an actual valentine (besides my Dad, that is). With the emergence of things such as “galentine’s” and “palentine’s”, more and more people [...]