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Pressing Promposals

Pressing Promposals

Riley Moore, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


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The idea of prom has been romanticized in movies and television shows throughout the decades. The typical American cliché idealizes a night of dressing up and going out with friends, but now due to the popularity of “promposals,” the expectations of prom have become extreme. A Dallas student from 2001 is credited for the first promposal after he asked his date to prom over the school’s loudspeaker. “Our generation loves doing it bigger and better,” a student representative...

Music thrives at THS

Music thrives at THS

Rachel Chase, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


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Recently, several THS students participated in District Orchestra, PMEA Honors Band, PMEA District Band, County Band, Country Choir and PMEA District Chorus. All of these events are based on paper applications and auditions. Students apply and are chosen by the event host. All of these events are open to...

Bandersnatch vs Twilight Zone, which is the greatest?

McKenna Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


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As an aspiring video game programmer and an avid novel reader, Stefan Butler, played by Fionn Whitehead, takes on the challenge of creating the very first “choose your own adventure” video game based off of his favorite novel “Bandersnatch.”  Obsession takes control of his life, and he would do ab...

New school dance lights up THS

New school dance lights up THS

Maria Cimino, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019


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This year, Trinity High School will be hosting an additional dance for the student body. Joining formal and prom will be the “Glow Dance.” The Glow Dance will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019, in the auxiliary gym. The dance will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m with doors opening at 6:45 p.m....

Bird Box’s ratings blast off, becomes one of Netflix’s greatest hits

McKenna Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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In a post-apocalyptic world filled with monsters who prompt anyone who looks at them to take their own life, Malorie, played by Sandra Bullock, and her two children face a dangerous challenge of reaching the only known safe haven all while being blindfolded.   The movie “Bird Box” was released on Dec...

“Queen of Air and Darkness” makes a royal entrance

“Queen of Air and Darkness” makes a royal entrance

Maria Cimino, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018


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For the last year and a half, fantasy novel fanatics have been waiting with bated breath for the final installment of “The Dark Artifices” series by Cassandra Clare to hit the bookstores. On Tuesday, December 4, Queen of Air and Darkness was published, adding to the 50 million copies of her other ...

Top 10 activities to participate in over Christmas break

Morgan Kafana, Feature Editor

December 17, 2018


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Ice skating Baking cookies Building and decorating gingerbread houses Getting together with friends Having a movie marathon                                                                                                     ...

Future of streaming

Makenzie Marino, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018


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The trending news on Netflix losing rights to popular shows on the spectrum from “Friends” to “Moana” has been revealed and opinions on social platforms are spiraling.   Netflix announced on Twitter that the company would be taking the TV series “Friends” off of their app and the uproar ...

Trinity goes Under the Sea

Trinity goes Under the Sea

Maddie Spencer, Editorial Editor

December 4, 2018


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The month of November brought excitement to the music department because it marks the start of the musical. This year, Trinity will be taking on The Little Mermaid, a classic Disney film. Viewers of the musical will be excited to hear familiar songs such as "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of ...

Most wanted gifts of 2018

Most wanted gifts of 2018

McKenna Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


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AirPods- Ever since Apple came out with the iPhone seven, eight and X, customers have been complaining about the new charging port because in order to make the phone withstand water, they needed to take the headphone jack away.  Apple fixed this problem by introducing new bluetooth wireless headphon...

Formal 2018

Formal 2018

Makenzie Marino, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018


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