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Senior Brenden Kosey is looking forward to applying the leadership skills learned in JROTC to his position in the Army National Guard.

Brenden Kosey enlists in Army National Guard

Hunter Spears, Co-Hiller High Fives Editor May 24, 2021

Senior Brenden Kosey is currently enlisted in the Army National Guard. His current contract is for 8 years, but he plans on staying in the Guard for at least 20 years to receive a bonus and extra retirement. Kosey...

Some of Emma Malinak's best high school memories are with The Hiller newspaper staff. It's a bittersweet goodbye for her, but she looks forward to reading future issues at college.

Senior staff profile: Emma Malinak

Emma Riddell, Copy Editor May 24, 2021

1. What is your current position on the Hiller staff? I am currently the Co-Editor-In-Chief and the News Editor. 2. When and why did you join the Hiller staff? I joined the Hiller staff at the...

Poland looks forward to working towards her master's degree from Duquesne University. Go Dukes!

Senior staff profile: Kylie Poland

Emma Riddell, Copy Editor May 24, 2021

1. What is your current position on the Hiller staff? I currently hold the position of Co-Hiller High Fives Editor 2. When and why did you join the Hiller staff? I joined the Hiller staff at the...

Senior Erin Popeck is proud of her ten inch donation to the Children with Hair Loss foundation!

Popeck donates to young patients in need

Emma Malinak, Co-Editor-in-Chief and News Editor May 24, 2021

As the Class of 2021 takes their first steps into the future, many are looking for ways that they can help those in need and create a positive impact in the world around them. Senior Erin Popeck has been...

Ms. Welling is the newest addition to the THS Science dept. She is very excited to begin her teaching career at Trinity!

Trinity welcomes Ms. Welling

Emma Riddell, Copy Editor April 21, 2021

Recently, Trinity High School’s science department welcomed a new addition to its staff: Ms. Welling. Welling is the long-term substitute for the AP Physics 2/ CP Physics 1 position vacated by Mr. Botzer....

Although Mr. Zebrasky graduated from Washington High School, he is excited to become a part of the Hiller Nation!

Trinity High School welcomes Mr. Zebrasky as new administrator

Emma Malinak, Co-Editor-in-Chief and News Editor April 21, 2021

At the end of May, Mr. Zach Zebrasky will join Mr. Uram and Dr. Demian on Trinity High School’s administrative team as a new Assistant Principal. Zebrasky is extremely excited to begin the next chapter...

Children from all over the country participating in the well-known White House Easter Egg Roll!

White House rolls into Easter fun

Kayla Denke, Feature Editor March 29, 2021

As some may know, the White House hosts an Easter Egg Roll right around the time when the Easter Bunny hops into town.  An Egg Roll is when participants get on their hands and knees and push their...

Hello spring and goodbye winter!

Spring Equinox brings new change, new season

Kaylyn Weichel, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

On March 20, 2021, the spring equinox marked the end of winter and the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Additionally, it brought exactly twelve hours of daylight and twelve hours of darkness—an...

The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science was first established on March 31, 1934, and the program has only improved and grown since!

PJAS competition affected by COVID-19, still successful

Rachel Chase, Co-Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor March 10, 2021

“Science is the key to our future” - Bill Nye A long-standing competition, Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS), is helping students across the state develop their love of science and their...

Consider approaching this year's research paper without the usual doom-and-gloom mindset. A positive mindset makes the essay process so much easier.

How to cover all bases for this year’s research paper

Emma Riddell, Copy Editor March 10, 2021

The time ticks away as sweat drips down, threatening to undermine years of preparation for this moment with a single drop. Hours of hardwork and months of training have lead to now, and though there are...

Rachel stands happily next to the PMEA sign after placing 2nd overall out of the whole District! Great job Rachel!

Faust sings to greatness

Emma Liggett, A&E Editor February 11, 2021

Whether students prefer to sing in a group or by themselves, it is an excellent way to get in touch with creativity. Other students enjoy exploring the more competitive side of music through organizations...

The two vaccinations currently available in the United States, including this pictured Pfizer vaccine, are reported to be approximately 95% effective at preventing an individual from contracting COVID-19.

Local health care heroes vaccinated against COVID-19

Emma Malinak, Co-Editor-in-Chief and News Editor January 21, 2021

While the past months have been far from easy for health care workers, the new COVID-19 vaccine is providing hope for a better tomorrow. Many local health care workers are among the first in the country...

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