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Herr McLaughlin’s German V Class stands together for a class picture. The class has allowed each of these students to know and connect to Herr McLaughlin on a personal level. From left: Ashleigh Tuite, Riley Dunn, Hannah Tiederman, Brett Phillips, Herr McLaughlin, Andrew Harshman, Olivia Herrnberger and Sierra Craig.

Teachers reflect on THS Seniors

Aiden DeWalt, Staff Writer May 19, 2023

These past few years have not been easy with the outbreak of coronavirus and instability across the world.  Despite all the hardships, particularly the coronavirus, throughout their high school careers,...

Survey: “What has been your favorite high school memory?”

May 11, 2023

Click here to see the results of the survey!  

Next years Chelsea is Dresden Bouman. Shes been a great addition to the Hiller staff and I know she will have great advice for our student body!


Emma Liggett, Assistant Editor-in-Chief and Arts & Entertainment Editor May 9, 2023

As another school year dwindles to an end, seniors begin to feel the effects of graduation on the horizon. Many wish they never had to leave high school while others already have one foot out the door.  No...

Survey: “What will you miss most about the senior class?”

Compiled by Journalism 1 May 9, 2023

Click here to see the results of the survey.

Seniors congratulate senior Carys Miller after she sings the National Anthem at the pep assembly. Several seniors participated in the teachers vs students basketball game at the Spring Pep assembly on April 5th, 2023.

Seniors pass down do’s, don’ts for upcoming class

Dresden Bouman, Staff Writer May 9, 2023

With the Class of 2023’s time at Trinity High School coming to an end, they have some advice to give on the do’s and don'ts of senior year. Many seniors have agreed that senior year can be overwhelming...

To the Class of 2023

Emma Riddell, Editor-in-Chief and Sports Editor May 9, 2023

720 days. 144 weeks. 16 nine-week quarters. 4 years. Our high school careers, reduced to a handful of statistics.  My first instinct in writing this letter, to address you, my peers and the Class of...

Despite the debate, the Oxford comma is considered optional in American English. Students should consider the circumstances of their work and consult their teachers to determine if the Oxford comma is best for them.

Necessary or redundant: settling debate over Oxford comma

Hannah Eisiminger, Feature Editor April 19, 2023

There may be no more polarizing debate in the grammar world than that of the Oxford comma. Since its inception, this specific punctuation mark has caused plenty of controversy among writers and editors...

Easter Egg hunts are a great tradition that is suitable for everyone. The first record of Easter egg hunts can be traced all the way back to 17th-century Germany!


Emma Liggett, Assistant Editor-in-Chief and Arts & Entertainment Editor April 19, 2023

As the season of dyed eggs and hunting for chocolate rabbits is upon us, many high school students wonder if their ages bar them from participating in these entertaining activities. Well, don’t worry;...

Above is a map of where TikTok has been censored across the world. In America and other blue countries, TikTok has been banned on government devices, and it is banned completely in red and orange-colored countries.

Students react to TikTok on chopping block

Aiden DeWalt, Staff Writer April 19, 2023

TikTok, the social media app that tops the screen time charts for many students at THS, could be banned in America by Congress. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce cites possible Chinese government...

While gardening may be time-consuming and difficult for some, it doesn’t have to be! There are many great resources out there to help students make low-maintenance gardens!


Emma Liggett, Assistant Editor-in-Chief and Arts & Entertainment Editor March 22, 2023

As Spring quickly approaches, many THS students and families are wondering how to get a head start on planting their gardens. Chelsea is here to help you navigate the best ways to prepare your Spring garden!  For...

Springing forward: The Hiller’s guide to welcoming warmer weather

Hannah Eisiminger, Feature Editor March 21, 2023

It’s officially the time of year where seasonal allergies are running wild and AP students are studying hard for those end-of-year exams. Do you know what that means? It’s spring, Hillers! March 20...

The different custom-created characters were made with the character creator at the beginning of the game. These characters show the depth of customization so the player can really design the character however they want.

Hogwarts Legacy: new “Harry Potter” or magical misfire?

Aiden DeWalt, Staff Writer March 21, 2023

"Hogwarts Legacy," developed by Avalanche Software and Wizarding World, is an open-world video game based on J.K. Rowling’s "Harry Potter" franchise. The game, set in the late 1800s, is an entire century...

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