The Hiller

Q&A with Mr. Poletti

Mr. Poletti smiles for a picture after class.
February 28, 2019

Q: What classes are you currently teaching? A:  “American Government and Sociology”   Q: How long have you been teaching at Trinity? A:  “I have been teaching for four years at...

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Chemistry

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Chemistry
February 27, 2019

All I really need to know, I learned in Chemistry. All I really need to know about how to think and what to do and how to solve, I learned in Chemistry. Stoichiometry was not in the free-response section...

Q & A with Coach Mac

Gym teacher Coach Mac smiles for the camera.
January 29, 2019

How many years have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching for 22 years. Have you taught at any other schools? If so which ones? I taught at Chartiers Houston for six years and in North Carolina...

Dawson runs her way into marathon status

Dawson and her daughter take a selfie together at the Kids Marathon in Pittsburgh.
November 2, 2018

In school, students are only able to see one side of teachers. Students often hear that teachers lead a busy life outside the classroom but never really get the chance to know what exactly they do when...

“Naked Truth:” A Short Story

Swarrow has been writing for 25 years and hits his latest spooky story out of the park.
October 29, 2018

Brian rounds corner after corridor, room after room after room. Eyes wide, round like golf balls, he saunters through and swooshes by each different room. He sniffs the sticky air, the smell of hot...

New year bring new potential…and Pumpkin Spice Lattes!

Swim coach, Mr. Modrak, dabs in excitement for PSLs!
October 5, 2018

Come mid-August each year, there’s a certain sensation of absolute disgust that trickles in one’s throat. An alarm set for the ungodly hour of 5:30 A.M. Pumpkin Spice Lattes. The first homeroom bell...

Boczar, new History teacher, writes her way into Trinity’s history

Boczar interacts with her students while passing out review worksheets for the next test.  Her bubbly personality is always making her students smile.
October 3, 2018

Caitlyn Scott sits down with new History teacher, Lauren Boczar, and learns about her transition to Trinity High School. Q: What made you want to become a teacher? A: I really enjoyed my history...

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