Trojan Times

2019-2020 Staff

Mady Hansen

Co-Editor

Mady is a senior at New Prague High School, and this is her second year as part of the Trojan Times staff. Apart from working on the Trojan Times, she also participates in the NPHS Concert Choir. Outside of school she works par...

Hannah Orr

Co-Editor

Hannah Orr is a senior at New Prague High School. Apart from being an editor for the Trojan Times, she participates in National Honor Society and Wind Ensemble, as well as serving as the secretary for NPHS Youth in Government. O...

Alyssa Tyson

Writer

Alyssa Tyson is a junior at New Prague High School. She is on the girls tennis team in the fall and shoots trap in the spring. She is in concert choir and wind ensemble, so music is a large factor in her life. She enjoys listeni...

Grace Knutson

Writer

Grace Knutson is a senior at New Prague High School. She is currently co-leader of the BRIDGE club and is a member of the Steering Committee for the Youth in Government program offered at her school. Being the middle child of five ...

Audrey Beissel

Writer

Audrey Beissel is in her Senior Year at New Prague High School. She has been actively involved in German NHS, German Club, Cross Country, and Girl Scouts. This is her 1st year writing for the Trojan Times. When she's...

Julia Edwards

Writer

Julia Edwards is a junior at New Prague High School and she enjoys making art and doing outdoor activities in her free time. She has always had a passion for art and has been writing since the beginning of middle school. College is on...

Ayush Kapali

Writer

Ayush Kapali is a Junior in New Prague High School. He is a writer for the Trojan Times and is also a member of Germen Club. This is his first time writing for the Times. He likes music and one of his many favorite artists ri...

Adam Langfield

Writer

Adam Langfield is a Junior at NPHS. He is also involved in many extracurriculars. He likes to go shopping and hang out with friends whenever he gets the chance. Traveling is also a huge passion for him, as he has been to many...

Ella Ettlin

Writer

Ella Ettlin is a junior this year and this is also her first year on Trojan Times. She participates in Youth in Government, German Club, Green Team, Homecoming/Snoball Committee, Emotion, PROUD, Yearbook, Student Council, Brid...

Kendra Menden

Writer

Kendra Menden is a 10th grader at New Prague High School. Outside of school you can find Kendra hanging out with her friends, getting an iced coffee from Kwik Trip, or driving around listening to Dolly Parton or Luke Combs. Ken...

Anika Honken

Writer

Anika Honken is a junior at New Prague High School. She loves to read, play piano, and spend time with friends and family. She is in her second year of playing oboe and flute in Wind Ensemble, and singing in Concert Choir. Her f...

Ava Hart

Writer

Ava Hart is a Senior at New Prague High School. She is involved with Theater, Youth in Government, Speech, National Honor Society, and Cheerleading, to name a few of her activities. Outside of school, she enjoys snacking and sits on...

Cole Logelin

Writer

Cole Logelin is a Sophomore at New Prague High School. He is in German club as well as the school paper (hence why he is writing this). He decided to join as he had a little too much free time to read and play video games, alth...

Kai Ahrens

Writer

Kai Ahrens is a sophomore at New Prague High School. For extracurricular activities, she is a volleyball manager for B-Squad and a member of the Trojan Times. Some hobbies she has is writing fiction stories, reading, and art in di...

Elyse Thoreson

Photographer

Elyse Thoresen is in her final year of high school and her first year of photography for the Trojan Times. After high school Elyse plans on going to college to study business. Her favorite food is a cinnamon-raisin bagel topp...

Gabbie Perfetti

Photographer

Gabbie Perfetti is a senior at New Prague High School. She is a part of Spanish Club and the yearbook staff. When she is not in school she works, volunteers, hikes, and does strength training. She enjoys photography because of t...

Rachel Larson

Photographer

Rachel Larson is a senior at New Prague High School. She is cheer captain for both football and basketball and has also been part of speech, track, and tennis. When she is not at school or cheer, she is probably working at Cani...

Rachel Harmon

Advisor

Rachel Harmon was a member of the New Prague High School newspaper staff from 1988-1991 when the paper was called The Tatler.  (As part of the 1989 Tatler staff, she is pictured here in the Hard Rock Cafe sweatshirt.) Back then...

Kahim Perez

writer

First, let me introduce myself. My name is Kahim Perez, and I’m a foreign exchange student from Mexico. At first it was a little difficult to adapt to the rhythm of the school, considering that I arrived two weeks after the s...

Jason Wessel

Assistant Editor

Jason Wessel is a returning member and contributor to Trojan Times. His very first interview ignited his passion for writing: he knew he had to come back for more and he’s glad Trojan Times made the leap onto a screen near you...