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Student of the Month: November

Student of the Month: November

November 1, 2019

It is my pleasure to nominate Ann Kozak as THS Student of the Month for November.  Ann’s leadership and organizational skills have helped her to achieve academic excellence. She has taken over a dozen AP and Honors courses at the high school, is an unremitting Honor Roll Student, is an active me...

Aiming for academic excellence

Aiming for academic excellence

Nancy Xiao

October 30, 2019

Trinity’s 2019 Academic Excellence Assembly took place on October 17 as a means of celebrating academic pride amongst students along with their recognized teachers. Students from all grades gathered in the auditorium and watched the presentation of awards in the following represented departments: mathem...

Q & A with Mr. Merchant: Trinity welcomes new illustrative instructor

Q &  A with Mr. Merchant: Trinity welcomes new illustrative instructor

Emma Liggett, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Q: Did you like art in high school? Why or why not? A:Yes, because it’s the only thing I was good at. Q: What was your major in college and why? A: Illustration because I loved the way that art tells a story. Q: What was your past experience with art? I was a freelance illustrator for a sports ...

All Hallow’s Eve: A Brainstorming Session

All Hallow’s Eve: A Brainstorming Session

Herr McLaughlin

October 29, 2019

Candy, Ghosts & Ghouls Ichabod Crane, Katrina van Tassel & that Hessian Soldier Trick or Treats Trick or Treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat! Really!!! A toothbrush!! Please don’t give me a rock or a stick Poor Charlie Brown or Poor Ol’ Linus, so gullibl...

The Haunted Locker

The Haunted Locker

Mr. Dunn

October 29, 2019

“We, like have to break into the school on Halloween night? That’s just plain spooky, Liz.” fretted Chad. “We’re not breaking in we’re just reporting to your locker at the way, way end of the day, just after ‘student drivers, you are permitted to leave, have a great day’ and besides,...

Monster Mash (Calculus Edition)

Monster Mash (Calculus Edition)

Mrs. Cotton

October 29, 2019

I was working on my calculus, late one night When my eyes beheld an eerie sight For Mrs. Cotton out my window, began to rise And suddenly to my surprise   She then derived, she used the cosine graph The cosine graph, it gave the slopes of sine smash She then explained, and I...

HILLER HALLOWEEN

HILLER HALLOWEEN

Mr. Marino

October 29, 2019

In the halls of Trinity high on Halloween eve, an unsightly creature was seen by a teacher named Steve. Going down the social studies wing in search of a treat, it was looking in rooms but found nothing to eat. The creature became angry and then pulled out a machete, And began chasing a teacher b...

The Pet of the Month

October 11, 2019

The pet of the month for October is a Python by the name of Irwin, owned by Eli Butler, a sophomore at Trinity.  Irwin’s birthday is on January 6, and Butler said, “Because I don’t know his birthday, I decided that’s when it will be.”  Irwin likes to eat rats just about every other...

Rachel’s Challenge takes on Trinity

Rachel’s Challenge takes on Trinity

Rachel Chase, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

THS will be welcoming the new program “Rachel’s Challenge” during the 2019-2020 school year. Rachel’s Challenge will not only aim to promote kindness both in and out of the school, but also establish a positive social culture. The program began over ten years ago when Rachel Scott tragically...

Financial Reality Fair prepares students for future

Financial Reality Fair prepares students for future

Emma Malinak, Copy Editor

October 10, 2019

In an economy filled with online purchases and automatic payments, the current generation of young adults is facing new financial challenges. In order to address this growing problem, Mr. Modrak is organizing a Financial Reality Fair at Trinity High School that will provide an interactive experience to ed...

Herr Good brings “good” back into Trinity

Herr Good brings “good” back into Trinity

Holly McDonald, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

It is very rare when a person can learn a language fluently, let alone teach one to younger children. Yet, Herr Good has proven that both can be done - and done well. Good has been teaching English and German for over 20 years in the Pittsburgh area and has found his way into the Hiller lifestyle for t...

Student of the Month: October

Student of the Month: October

October 2, 2019

Jonathan Brodak is a driven, motivated young man who is dedicated to becoming notably successful in the future. He is one of the brightest and most articulate mature young men that I ever had the pleasure of teaching in my 27 years.  He is always prepared for class and takes his academic career ve...

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