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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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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...

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...

Opportunity for medical careers grows in Trinity

Opportunity for medical careers grows in Trinity

Contributed by Jaremiah Colbert

December 17, 2019

The addition of the new medical classes at Trinity High School during the 2019-2020 school year, instructed by Mr. Porterfield, has gained the attention of many students in 9-12th grade. The classes offer not only something new to students, but also offer insight into which career path students will...

Señor Sanvicente says adiós to Trinity

Señor Sanvicente says adiós to Trinity

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2019

On November 22, a send-off party was held for Señor Sanvicente who left Trinity to teach in the Jeannette School District in order to have a job closer to home.  Sanvicente has been teaching for a total of 19 years, spending five of them at Trinity. During his time in the district, he taught student...

Mr. Conkle begins working as Trinity high school’s new orchestra teacher

Mr. Conkle begins working as Trinity high school’s new orchestra teacher

Jannah Berecky and Abagail Hoefler, Contributors

November 21, 2019

Trinity School District has welcomed many new teachers in the 2019-2020 school year, including Mr. Conkle. With his musical background, Conkle is excited to be teaching different music classes throughout the elementary and high school this year. Conkle attended West Virginia University (WVU) where he received...

Remembering our veterans

Remembering our veterans

Kayla Denke, Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

The United States has three holidays for the people who served their country in the military. Memorial Day, for those who have passed, Labor Day for those in action now, and Veteran’s Day for those who have retired. On November 11, Veteran’s Day was celebrated, providing an opportunity for Americans...

Trinity’s Dreamers Club engages students with their community

Riley Dunn, Contributor

November 19, 2019

At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, Trinity High School decided to expand its club options by giving students the opportunity to join the new, community friendly Dreamers Club. One of Trinity’s teachers, Mr. Polansky, gladly decided to help run the club within the school.  Polansky first...

“Challenge Program” encourages students to discover their full potential

“Challenge Program” encourages students to discover their full potential

Emma Malinak, Copy and Alumni Editor

November 18, 2019

On October 31, students attended an assembly to learn about Trinity High School’s new partnership with the Challenge Program and Presbyterian Senior Care Network. Together, these businesses will work to provide Trinity students with opportunities and financial awards for academic and personal achie...

Aiming for academic excellence

Aiming for academic excellence

Nancy Xiao, Staff Writer

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...

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...

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