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Three schools, two countries, one person: Devanshi Joshi

Three schools, two countries, one person: Devanshi Joshi

Breea Gray

March 15, 2019


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The prerogative of every secondary institution is to prepare students both in academics and societal challenges near and far. Trinity High School has expanded the Foreign Exchange Program within recent years to include students from diverse backgrounds among them Germany, Brazil, and as of recently, Ind...

He said, she said

He said, she said

McKenna Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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Mya Question Matt At Olive Garden (one of the most awkward things I've ever been through) and then we went to his house and made slime. Where and what was your first date? Olive Garden and my house.  We ate then made a gallon of slime. Good hugs and being silly with each other. W...

Trinity’s STEAM team prepares for takeoff at their first competition

Trinity’s STEAM team prepares for takeoff at their first competition

Jonathan Brodak

January 29, 2019


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Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics, or as most students call it, STEAM, is an area of study that many teachers and parents are pushing their children toward. One way Trinity supports students who are interested in this field is by providing the STEAM team. The STEAM team is a compe...

Julia Chakos receives KDKA Extra Effort Award

Julia Chakos receives KDKA Extra Effort Award

Makenzie Marino, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019


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Each week, KDKA presents their “Extra Effort Award” to a student athlete in Western Pennsylvania who excels in academics, athletics and community service.  Out of 210 applicants the week of January 21, 2019, Trinity Senior Julia Chakos was selected. This is the third year in a row that Trinity...

Payton Janovich hikes her way through Trinity

Payton Janovich hikes her way through Trinity

Morgan Kafana, Feature Editor

January 16, 2019


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 “Our trip to the White Mountains was what some would consider last minute. My father and I decided to hike in the Whites two weeks before we left home. For us, this timeline was somewhat slow. Usually, my dad would call me on his way home from work, asking me if I wanted to do an overnight hike....

Future Business Leaders of America club returns to Trinity

Future Business Leaders of America club returns to Trinity

Rachel Chase, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


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The Future Business Leaders of America club has commenced and is starting off strong. This marks the restart of the club after 24 years, which originally started in 1989 and stopped in 1994. Mrs. Husk and Mrs. Migyanko are running the club, and it currently has about 30 members. Junior Austin Beels is...

Q&A with Assistant Principal Mrs. Rush

Q&A with Assistant Principal Mrs. Rush

Maddie Spencer, Editorial Editor

December 17, 2018


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Q: How has adjusting to your position as Assistant Principal been? A: I think I have been adjusting okay, but it’s a very different schedule. My day is very different than it has been for the last 15 years.   Q: How long will you serve as Assistant Principal? A: Until Mr. Uram is b...

Spadaro soars toward success

McKenna Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Alison Spadaro is a junior who participates in marching band, district orchestra, mock trial, Odyssey of the Mind, PJAS, academic league, math league, debate and the musical.  Along with her assortment of extracurriculars, Spadaro plays violin with the Washington Symphony Orchestra. Spadaro s...

Cotton gets honored(.org)

Cotton gets honored(.org)

Maria Cimino, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


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A career that is one of the most valuable, yet also one of the more underappreciated, is one that plays an instrumental role in almost every other job in the world. What is that job? Educating. Teachers do not typically get much recognition or appreciation for the hard-work that they do. This is why organ...

Gonzalez knocks out competition

Gonzalez knocks out competition

Drew VonScio, Copy Editor

December 4, 2018


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When high school students think of sports, the big names of football, cheerleading, basketball, baseball and softball come to mind. However, one student at Trinity has found his niche in a different sport: boxing. Gus Gonzalez is a senior at Trinity who has been boxing for two years. Gonzalez box...

Trinity welcomes foreign exchange students

Trinity welcomes foreign exchange students

Morgan Kafana, Feature Editor

November 15, 2018


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The chance to experience new cultures is one that most people dream of having. For students in the foreign exchange program, they are able to experience what it’s like to go to school in a different country. There are four exchange students currently at Trinity. Melanny Bastidas is a senior from Ecuador. S...

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