The Hiller

Senior Hiller Staff Member: Maria Cimino

Senior Hiller Staff Member: Maria Cimino

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2019

What is your favorite memory from being part of the Hiller staff? This year’s secret Santa when Maddie gave Kenzie the remote-controlled poop.   What are you going to miss most about being a part of the newspaper? Listed in no particular order: Morgie, the parties, and the close, family-type...

Student of the Month: May

Student of the Month: May

April 30, 2019

It is my pleasure to nominate Julia Chakos as THS Student of the Month for May. Julia has immersed herself in both academic and athletic endeavors here at Trinity High School, attaining success in both areas. In addition to her dedication to her studies and sports, she finds time to serve as Student...

Abigail Shaffer plays her way through high school

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019

For some students, they hear the word music and think of rap, country, rock or maybe pop. However, there are others who hear this term and think of something different. Abigail Shaffer, a junior at Trinity, has found an interest in music. Though she isn’t a member of the school band, she is a mem...

Q & A with Mrs. Bennett

Mrs. Bennett poses for a picture in her studio.

Morgan Kafana, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

Q: How did you become interested in art? A: My relatives were art teachers and I grew up with an aunt who taught me art. I always took art classes in school and took my first pottery class at the age of six.   Q: What college did you attend? A: I attended Carlow University for college. ...

“Hillers take the high ground”

The Raider Team at Slippery Rock University March 16, 2019. The team received 3rd place.

Rachel Chase, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

On Saturday, March 16, THS JROTC cadets placed third in the Raider Team competition. The competition was held at Slippery Rock University. Throughout the competition, cadets work to compete in various physical challenges. Sophomore Brenden Kosey was the captain of the team, and Eric Melman, Luke Dec...

Student of the month: April

Student of the month: April

April 1, 2019

It is our pleasure to nominate Garrett Franco as April’s THS Student of the Month.   Garrett has been a great leader for the Safety Team. He has attended all of the meetings and has always brought great ideas that we were able to build upon to accomplish our objectives for the meeting. ...

Odyssey of the Mind advances to state tournament

Members of Odessey-of-the-Mind take a picture together

Breea Gray

March 29, 2019

A journey of self discovery guided by the principles of critical thinking, cooperation and candor: Trinity’s Odyssey of the Mind has encompassed this creed throughout generations of students. Over the last six months, students with a multitude of skills converged to create a team of seven student...

Breea Gray Reaches for National Speech & Debate Competition

Senior Breea Gray poses for a picture.

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

March 29, 2019

Trinity hosts a multitude of opportunities and clubs for students of all types to find something they love. Whether it be journalism, PJAS, or Future Teachers of America, Trinity will support the interests of its students. Speech and Debate is no exception, and the Hillers are proud of Senior Breea Gray ...

Three schools, two countries, one person: Devanshi Joshi

Freshman Devanshi Joshi smiles for a picture.

Breea Gray

March 15, 2019

The prerogative of every secondary institution is to prepare students both in academics and societal challenges near and far. Trinity High School has expanded the Foreign Exchange Program within recent years to include students from diverse backgrounds among them Germany, Brazil, and as of recently, Ind...

Q&A with Mrs. Berty

Mrs. Berty wears one of her many pins.

Jonathan Brodak, Feature Editor

March 14, 2019

Q: How long have you been teaching at Trinity? A: For Decades!   Q: What classes do you teach? A: I teach Honors Debate 1, 2, 3, 4; Honors Writing; Journalism 1; Public Speaking; English 9; and Advanced Public Speaking.   Q: What college did you attend? What was your major? ...

Student of the month: March

Student of the month: March

March 5, 2019

It is our pleasure to nominate Julia Faust as March’s THS Student of the Month. I have known Julia throughout her high school career and based on what I’ve seen in regards to her grades, attendance, and class participation, she is nothing short of exceptional. She is a very fast learner, she a...

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 ...

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