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Australian fires shock world

Kayla Denke and Gracyn Kafana, Sports Editor and Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

“Australian fires are like nothing we’ve seen before,” according to an article in the New York Times. These fires started in December of 2019 and, as of now, there are about 100 remain on the east coast of Australia in the states of New South Wales and Victoria. With approximately 29.6 ...

Past centuries become voices of Valentine’s Day

Past centuries become voices of Valentine’s Day

Emma Malinak, Copy and Alumni Editor

February 4, 2020

When envisioning February 14, many look forward to the chocolates, presents and sappy Hallmark cards that are associated with the famous day celebrating love. However, the holiday now known as Valentine’s Day has not always been filled with candy hearts and roses. Historians now understand the true roots o...

Mysterious Ring hackings shock many

Mysterious Ring hackings shock many

Kayla Denke, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Ring Doorbells are a unique doorbell that comes with a camera. The front of a house can be checked without opening the door in case a mysterious person is at the door. Or, parents could check on their children while they’re at work. Even considering the advanced technology available today, some th...

Climate change attacks earth

Climate change attacks earth

Grace Hopper, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The Earth has seen the largest amount of climate change in the last ten years than in it’s 4.5 billion years of existence. Forest fires are spreading rapidly, Himalayan glaciers are quickly melting away, and immense flooding is happening in western states. But, the Earth may experience even more detrim...

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...

Hindsight is 2020: Trinity welcomes new decade

Hindsight is 2020: Trinity welcomes new decade

Emma Malinak, Copy and Alumni Editor

December 16, 2019

As students and staff say goodbye to the 2010s and welcome the 2020s, many are reflecting on the achievements of the past decade. Although it is hard to comprehend the extreme changes the United States has endured in just ten years, it is clear that technology, music and entertainment have shaped curre...

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 ...

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