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Student of the Month: March

Student of the Month: March

March 4, 2020

It is our pleasure to nominate Morgan Kafana as THS Student of the Month for March.  Morgan is one of the most diligent and dedicated students that we have ever taught. She is unique because her goal is not to get the assignment completed for a grade; she works for the “Love of Learning” which ...

Mrs. McCarthy begins new role as psychology teacher

Mrs. McCarthy begins new role as psychology teacher

Holly McDonald, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Mrs. McCarthy taught special education at Trinity High School prior to being on maternity leave. She recently began her first day teaching psychology on January 27, 2019.  McCarthy attended Seton Hill University and double majored in history and education. She earned her Master’s Degree in Special ...

Pet of the month: February

Pet of the month: February

Grace Hopper, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

The pets of the month for February are red ear slider turtles, Shelly and Sheldon. They are owned by Junior Paige Wiszczor. Most people assume that turtles are naturally boring creatures, but they can have great personalities.  Females are usually longer than the males but, on average, these turtles range...

Furman soars to Eagle Scout status

Furman soars to Eagle Scout status

Rachel Chase, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2020

“Be prepared,” states the Boy Scouts of America motto.  Senior Colby Furman has embodied this motto throughout his 12 years participating in Boy Scouts, and he has recently achieved Eagle Scout status.  The Boy Scouts of America was first established in 1910, and has since been a nationwide organization. ...

He said, She said

Rachel Chase, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2020

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Student of the Month: February

Student of the Month: February

February 4, 2020

It is my pleasure to nominate Elliott Salvatori as THS Student of the Month for February.  Elliott is, without question, a gifted individual and one that hungers for challenges and is both mathematically and mechanically gifted. I first met Elliott midway through his junior year. He was at the time...

Teachers give relationship advice to students

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2020

Mrs. Booher Q: How did you meet your significant other? A: At a company Christmas party at the George Washington Hotel. Q: How many years have you been married to your significant other? A: We have been married for 35 years and dated two years prior to getting married. Q: What would you say ...

Bye, Bye Berty: Mrs. Berty takes flight for retirement

Bye, Bye Berty: Mrs. Berty takes flight for retirement

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

Her iconic face has been seen at Trinity high school for 46 years. It is after this time that Mrs. Berty made the decision to retire later on in January. After graduating high school, Berty attended California University where she majored in speech and debate. A year later she went back and recei...

Q&A with Ms. Smith

Q&A with Ms. Smith

Emma Liggett, FOR Editor

January 22, 2020

Q: Would you ever teach a biology class? If so, why? A: I’m a special ed teacher with a degree in social studies, but biology is growing on me. Q: Why did you decide to co-teach at Trinity? A: I believe it’s better for special ed kids to be with peers and it’s good for me to be able to wor...

Pet of the Month: January

Pet of the Month: January

Gina Gossett, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 21, 2020

Jiggie is an intelligent Crossbred Bluebutt show pig owned by Ensley Clark, a junior at Trinity as well as president of the FFA program. Clark has been showing livestock since she was eight years old. Now she runs a show pig business with her dad, called  “Clark Show Pigs,” where she shows multip...

Student of the Month: January

Student of the Month: January

January 6, 2020

It is my pleasure to nominate Kristin Leep as THS Student of the Month for January.  She has always been the “go to” student whenever a class or club project needs spearheaded and completed with accuracy and creativity. In such projects, she is always the silent organizer and leader to be sur...

Trinity students hold Veteran’s Day dance

Contributed by Kylie Poland

December 17, 2019

On November 21, 2019, TLC and JROTC students at Trinity High School held a Veteran‘s Day dance on the fifth-floor dining hall at the Presbyterian Senior Care Home for its residents.  “The DJ recognized all of the branches of the military and gave out certificates and pins,” said Sergeant M...

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