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Pet of the Month: May

Charlie Beau poses for a photo, but would much prefer to be playing with his Blue Elephant toy!

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

May 18, 2020

The Pet of the Month for May is Charlie Beau, and he is owned by Senior Jonathan Brodak. Charlie is an 11-week-old Shih-Tzu puppy that constantly switches between adamant play and unconscious slumber within only a few seconds. Charlie was born on February 18, 2020, and he was adopted on April 14. From th...

Pet of the month: February

Shelly and Sheldon swim in their tank. They spend the majority of their time swimming and playing on the rocks.

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...

Pet of the Month: January

Ensley Clark and Jiggie at The Pennsylvania Farm Show

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...

Pet of the month: December

This is Pumba whenever he was younger, in Africa.

Emma Liggett, FOR Editor

December 16, 2019

Pumba is a handsome African dog owned by Sophomore Even Berry. He is three years old and has two siblings, a Great Dane named Ella and his little brother, a cat named Blu. Although Pumba seems like a normal dog, he has a very heartfelt story.  In 2017, he was brought to the United States from The Gambia, We...

Pet of the Month: November

Charli shows his Hiller Pride with a blue and white jersey.

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

November 18, 2019

The pet of the month for November is Mr. Polansky’s “baby,” Charli! Charli is a Morkie, which is a mix between a Maltese and a Yorkie. Charli just turned one year old on September 29, but Mr. Polansky has had her since November 21, 2018. According to Polansky, his girlfriend, Denise, found picture...

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...

Pet of the month- February

Junior Taylor Staub riding her horse Allie.

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

February 28, 2019

This horse’s name is Allie, and she is owned by junior Taylor Staub. Allie is a white Kabardian Horse who is 16 years old. Allie has a fascinating story: she was born in Germany but was brought across the Atlantic Ocean, and now resides here in the United States! Allie can be pretty particular about ...

Pet of the Month: November

Believe it or not, this is not Lulu's Halloween costume...she loves dressing up as a mermaid any day of the year.

Maria Cimino

November 2, 2018

Lulu is a beautiful Pomeranian that belongs to Mrs. Cotton, Calculus teacher. She is five years old and recently became a proud big sister! Some of her hobbies include hiding from the aforementioned younger sibling, stealing her owner’s delicious bowls of ice cream and dressing up in adorable Hallowe...

Pet of the Month: October

Lynas and Oswald swim over to Mr. Smith for feeding time.

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018

Lynas and Oswald are two loving, aquatic turtles that are owned by Mr. Smith, Biology teacher. They are both a type of turtle known as a Red Eared Slider. When Smith first got the pair, they were skittish and would dive into the water. After growing to know each other, Lynas and Oswald now follow Smi...

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