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Students explain: Hope for second semester

Throughout the first semester, Trinity students have grown familiar with various online learning platforms such as Google Classroom and Canvas.
January 21, 2021

Trinity students know that the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year was stressful, frustrating and discouraging at times. But, with a new semester starting on January 25, Hillers took time to reflect...

Students Explain: Online learning

An example of a student's learning space at home.
December 20, 2020

2020 has been a crazy year for everyone. Now, with COVID-19 cases flaring up again, Trinity Area School District has decided to move all of their classes online through the Winter break. That means that...


Above all, 2020 will be remembered as a year full of masks and social distancing during the pandemic.
December 17, 2020

This year has been awful. There’s no other way to say it. 2020 will be remembered as the worst year in many people’s lives, and for good reason.  Everyone has had a different approach to this year....

Do’s and Don’ts of online learning

Keeping a daily planner or to-do list is a must for online schooling.
December 16, 2020

Since the Trinity Area School District is currently doing all-remote instruction, there are many tips regarding what to do and what not to do in yet another time of change. Do: Submit classwork...

Christmas music: not meant to be played before Thanksgiving

Though Christmas music is accessible in many forms, everyone can learn to play their own Christmas music with some practice.
November 17, 2020

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” and “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” but is it too early to start celebrating? Though many have already begun celebrations, including...


There are plenty of COVID-19 friendly activities to do this year, such as going to see Christmas lights.
November 17, 2020

Deck the halls and hit the stores, it’s officially (almost) Christmas...right? Well, maybe. Unfortunately, COVID-19 will not be taking a Christmas break this year. If you ask me, someone needs to put...

Pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin spice “not”te

Pumpkin spice lattes typically contain pumpkin  spice, milk and espresso.
October 26, 2020

Coffee franchises around the world are offering the well-loved, yet hated, pumpkin spice latte, as a staple for the fall season. Participating in this trend are places such as Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy...

Returning to school four days per week

Signs such as this are posted around the halls as a reminder to students to stay safe.
October 21, 2020

Students have been waiting to return to school full time for several weeks now; and, although it is only four days, it's a much-needed adjustment to give students the time with their teachers they need...


October 1, 2020

The school year finally has begun after many long months of being in quarantine. This year will be very different for everyone. Some people, like myself, are doing all of our school work from the confines...

Finding strength in school spirit

Trinity's cheerleaders promote school spirit by decorating the hallways with positive messages of Hiller Pride.
September 28, 2020

Over the past months, we have all grown accustomed to keeping our distance, and some students are losing the sense of community that is the very foundation of our Hiller Nation. However, as the school...


May 19, 2020

Oh, hello! I’m sure that by now you are all well acquainted with the current series of events. If you’re like me, then you’re probably sick about hearing about these “unprecedented times” and...

The final chapter

The Hiller Newspaper's annual Christmas sweater picture that the staff members take.
May 19, 2020

In the literary journal this year, we talked about closing chapters and opening new ones. For some seniors, this final year of school may seem like the home stretch of our high school careers, but to me,...

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