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Trinity students impacted by trip to Holocaust Center

Trinity students impacted by trip to Holocaust Center

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

December 19, 2019

Around 1933, approximately 500,000 of the 67 million people living in Germany were Jewish, making up less than one percent of the German population. On November 7, 2019, 37 Trinity High School students traveled to the Holocause Center of Pittsburgh and were astounded to learn that this small portion o...

Hiller impacts Trinity High School’s safety

Hiller impacts Trinity High School’s safety

Contributed by Kylie Poland and Bayleigh McCullough

December 17, 2019

In 2017, Trinity High School welcomed canine police officer, Hiller, to enforce safety protocol.  Hiller serves many purposes in the school. He is best known for discovering harmful products, seeking out trespassers and locating lost students and faculty if needed. Hiller has achieved many accom...

Trinity students demonstrate patriotic duty

Trinity students demonstrate patriotic duty

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

December 17, 2019

Ever since childhood, parents, teachers and people in the community have talked about the undeniable value that each vote has in the United States. In spite of this, in almost every single election, the demographic that is most underrepresented and has the lowest voter turnout are the youngest voters...

Presidential campaign loses candidate

Presidential campaign loses candidate

Holly McDonald, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Kamala Harris is an American lawyer and democratic politician serving as the junior United States Senator from California. She previously served as the 27th District Attorney of San Francisco from 2004 - 2011 and the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011 until 2017. Since becoming a Senator,...

45th People’s Choice Awards Honors Influencers of America

Grace Hopper, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

The People’s Choice Awards are held once a year to honor the best in popular culture. The 2019 People’s Choice Awards were held on Sunday, November 10, from 9-10 p.m. They were hosted by entertainment reporter Giuliana Ranic and entertainment journalist Jason Kennedy. The People’s Choice Awards have a variety ...

Trinity hosts silent dance for special needs students

Trinity hosts silent dance for special needs students

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

On November 12, Trinity High School hosted a silent dance in lieu of a typical formal for students with special needs from Trinity Middle and High School, Washington High School and McGuffey High School. The dance was held to provide students sensory sensitive headphones that the students could use to ...

Black Friday brings deals for shoppers

Black Friday brings deals for shoppers

Rachel Chase, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

On Friday, November November 29, Black Friday deals will strike and people will line up early to run for the best steals. But, there has been a recent shift toward online shopping and a new emphasis on Cyber Monday. Popular items this year are predicted to be new phones and electronic devices, which w...

Spreading like wildfires in California

Spreading like wildfires in California

Holly McDonald, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

In 2017-2018, California (CA) broke records for the largest and most destructive fires in the state’s history. 2019 has proved to be no different, as even today CA is still fighting deadly fires. At least eight fires are currently burning in California right now, leading many civilians to wonder how...

New section coming soon…

October 30, 2019

As Rachel's Challenge sweeps through the school, leaders in many student groups are working hard to spread kindness. Starting next month, The Hiller Newspaper will be introducing a new section that will not only highlight individuals with a positive influence on the school, but also give advice on how...

Earthquake shakes up Washington

Earthquake shakes up Washington

Grace Hopper, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 2:58 in the morning, there was an earthquake reported southwest of Washington, Pennsylvania.  The earthquake was not major or anything to be afraid of. It had a magnitude tremor of 2.2. Earthquakes with the range of 2.5 or less are usually not felt but can be reported...

Democratic debates spark controversy

Democratic debates spark controversy

Holly McDonald, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

From June 26 to June 27, the first official Democratic debates for the 2020 election began at 8:00 in Miami, Florida. They aired on NBC and were broadcasted on the radio by Westwood One. The second debates began on July 30 and ended July 31 and were held in Detroit, Michigan. The third debates were held on ...

Trump faces impeachment charges

Trump faces impeachment charges

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

October 10, 2019

On September 24, 2019, Donald Trump was accused of contacting the Ukrainian government to help him investigate the 2020 democratic candidate Joseph Biden. On that same day, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced that the impeachment process would begin against Donald Trump. Impeachment is the pr...

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