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Kody Oravetz brings history back to life

Kody Oravetz brings history back to life

Gina Gossett

May 21, 2019

On May 1 at the Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA, Senior Kody Oravetz won second place and a scholarship in The 2019 Waldman International creative writing essay contest. The contest was available to students in grades 6-12  to compete for academic scholarships. The students were asked to wr...

Inhibition in recycling leads to innovation in communities

Inhibition in recycling leads to innovation in communities

Breea Gray

April 11, 2019

Townships across the United States are seeing the effects of international politics as efforts for recycling decrease amidst an overall increase in environmental contamination from trash. Washington County’s collection and regulation is controlled by Waste Management which has decided to decrease recycl...

Trinity congratulates Scholastic art, writing winners

Trinity congratulates Scholastic art, writing winners

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

When some students hear the words art and writing, they let out a long sigh and roll their eyes. However, for students like Emma Malinak and Chelsea Johns, art and writing are a talent that they welcome rather than run from. Sophomore Emma Malinak first found out about the Scholastic Art and Writing cont...

Trinity nurses receive generous donations

Trinity nurses receive generous donations

Kenna Hoffman

March 28, 2019

On March 22, the Federal Credit Union (FCU) graciously donated supplies to the Trinity elementary schools.  Trinity High School nurse, Mrs. McClure, commented on the generosity of the FCU. McClure exclaimed, “They were so kind to call us and ask us what we needed and then for their staff to colle...

Inspire US comes to Trinity

March 28, 2019

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Scheduling time begins again

Rachel Chase, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Scheduling season at THS has begun again, with plenty of new choices and options. Every student received a scheduling sheet at the scheduling meeting held for their grade. Scheduling sheets will be due March 21, and students will then transfer their selections to the Skyward scheduling system. Teachers sho...

The Candy Conundrum

The Candy Conundrum

Riley Moore

February 13, 2019

It’s February 15, the day after Valentine’s Day, and shoppers are flooding to stores in flocks. Why? Two words, discounted candy. The holiday rush is over and now stores have to get rid of their Valentine’s Day candy. So, what’s a store to do? Sell the products at a discounted rate in order t...

Midterms mark time of change

Midterms mark time of change

Rachel Chase, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

Another year of midterm elections has passed, but this year’s midterm election left noticeable results. This year’s election saw record numbers of voters, many of which were from the younger generations. Most notably,  the House of Representatives has shifted back to being Democratic, but the Se...

Trinity leaps ahead with new technology

Trinity leaps ahead with new technology

McKenna Hoffman

October 17, 2018

Over the summer of 2018, Trinity’s hardworking staff installed a virtual lab with the use of grant money.  The virtual lab is intended to create an interactive learning experience for students through the use of gross motor skills, while also allowing students and teachers to stray away from the...

Trinity plague strikes again!

Trinity plague strikes again!

Krista Lebar

October 17, 2018

Now that a new school year is underway, it is time for the dreaded “Trinity Plague” to make an appearance. The “Trinity Plague” is when the common cold spreads around the whole school and all students seem to get sick. Symptoms of the common cold are sore throats, runny noses, coughing, sneezing, ...

Three months of summer brings change to THS

Three months of summer brings change to THS

Maria Cimino

October 5, 2018

The start of a new school year always brings some excitement for both students and teachers alike, and this year is no different.  From new classes to alterations in schedules to the addition of solar panels, there are plenty of new additions to the school this year. One important change is that several new Car...

Trinity makes room for K-9 Unit

Trinity makes room for K-9 Unit

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2018

Every year, school administrators devise new ways to make the school environment safer for its faculty and students. This year, it has been decided that a K-9 unit will be used to make this possible. K-9 “Hiller” soon will be welcomed to Trinity. “Hiller’s” handler and trainer, Officer Ben Shaffer, has ...

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