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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...

Early college planning brings stressful decisions

Early college planning brings stressful decisions

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

As seniors enter their last year of school, thoughts of an easy and stress-free time encompass their heads. However, with senior year many new stresses emerge. For some students, they’ve had their intended major in mind since freshman year. However, others are still trying to determine what they...

New classes prepare students for employment

New classes prepare students for employment

Gina Gossett, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 26, 2019

Hospitality and Tourism  Trinity High School is introducing a new Hospitality and Tourism Class taught by Mr. Modrak this 2019-2020 school year. This course introduces students to the hospitality and tourism industry.  “The class is to give students the opportunity to learn, grow, and m...

NHS: New Members Welcomed into Trinity Tradition

NHS: New Members Welcomed into Trinity Tradition

Alina Mayton

September 25, 2019

Trinity’s National Honor Society (NHS) hosted their 59th annual induction ceremony, on September 9, 2019. NHS is an important organization that Trinity has been a part of for sixty years. The organization now includes 109 students, following the induction ceremony. According to Mrs. Rush, an NHS leader, the s...

THS clubs kick off at start of school year

Rachel Chase, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

As the 2019-2020 school year kicks off, the clubs at Trinity are welcoming new members in preparation for another year. Clubs will meet every Wednesday on a rotating schedule. The first Wednesday of every month will be an A day, the second will be a B day, the third will be a C day and the last Wednesd...

Kody Oravetz brings history back to life

Kody Oravetz brings history back to life

Gina Gossett, Arts and Entertainment Editor

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...

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