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The Hiller

The Student News Site of Trinity High School

The Hiller

Addison Paul

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor

Addison has been on staff for four years now and loves writing for The Hiller! When not at school, she can be found hanging out with her friends, online shopping or eating ice cream.

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Captains of the team, Dante DeRubbo (L) and Tyler Johnson (R) stand together with their families on senior night to celebrate their years of success.

Trinity boys basketball demands order on the court

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
February 26, 2024
Pictured above is Cicely Sunseri and Principal Knause. With all the money combined together from all of the V!ng winners, Trinity students have earned an cumulative amount of over $20,000 for people in need. As students give back at V!ng, it inspires a new generation of caring individuals. Great job, Hillers!

Students make change with V!ng

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
January 25, 2024
The team prepares for their upcoming season by working hard after school. They work to improve their scores by strength training and running. Go, Hillers!

Trinity indoor track team takes off

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
December 18, 2023
At the Multiplying Good competition last year for doing good, Trinity received the Gold Jefferson Award. Above is the TLC Student Leaders of the 2022-2023 school year, from left, Bella Muraco, Emily Wickham, Tommy Wickham, Braedon Helmkamp, Maria Giorgi, Addison Paul and Cadi Wright.

TLC gives back this holiday season

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
December 18, 2023
Trinity High School is always open to new musical groups such as the Jazz Band and Shirley Tempos. Getting involved in musical groups can help students make new friends and have new experiences. These groups are always open to new additions.

Trinity Jazz Band takes stage

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
November 20, 2023
This is Nessy,” the Pegrams’ Red Lab (right), and her training best friend Kyra (left). The two participate in weekly training on Sundays at the Ignite Building on W&J campus.

VetPets helps veterans receive service dogs

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
November 20, 2023
The senior girls on the volleyball team hold up their “fat heads” at their game. Their senior night took place on October 26 with a score of 3-0.

“Serving” up success with Trinity girls volleyball

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
October 26, 2023
Many places around Washington are hiring, regardless of where students decide to apply; however, a work permit is necessary for people under 18. To get a work permit, stop by Mrs. Muraco’s office.

5 best seasonal jobs for teenagers

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
October 26, 2023
The boys soccer team is off to a great start. The team is led by coaches Al Gestiehr, Eric Houghton, Bill Higgins and Alex Nicolopolus.

Trinity soccer “kicks off” new season

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
September 28, 2023
Welcome to Trinity, Mr. Ferrari!

Welcome to Trinity, Mr. Ferrari!

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
September 28, 2023
Welcome to Trinity, Ms. Vatakis!

Welcome to Trinity, Ms. Vatakis!

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
September 28, 2023
Welcome to Trinity, Mrs. Vanderloos!

Welcome to Trinity, Mrs. Vanderloos!

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
September 28, 2023
Hannah received the superlative Most likely to have a fairy tale wedding.

Senior Staff Profile: Hannah Eisiminger

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 23, 2023
Hunter received the superlative Highest number of sport articles written in Hiller History! (don’t fact-check us!)

Senior Staff Profile: Hunter Spears

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 23, 2023
Alyssa received the superlative Most likely to join a rock band!

Senior Staff Profile: Alyssa Wells

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 23, 2023
Abby received the superlative Most likely to be on Broadway and Most passionate about “hitting the John!

Senior Staff Profile: Abby Drezewski

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 12, 2023
Aiden received the superlative Most likely to inform you on current events!

Senior Staff Profile: Aiden DeWalt

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 12, 2023
Emma received the superlative Most likely to travel the world!

Senior Staff Profile: Emma Liggett

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 12, 2023
Emma received the superlative Best Leader!

Senior Staff Profile: Emma Riddell

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 12, 2023
Riley received the superlative Most likely to love your article!

Senior Staff Profile: Riley Dunn

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 11, 2023
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens are open in the summer from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.phipps.conservatory.org.

Check off these top 10 bucket list items before college

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 9, 2023
Patty is the sworn protector of the Kraeer family (when she is not sleeping) and keeps watch over the house.

Pet of the Month – April

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
April 19, 2023
Co-captain, Tucker Proudfit prepares to spike the ball, helping the boys to win their match against Keystone Oaks. Trinity family is cheering on the volleyball team as they continue through their season! Good luck boys!

Trinity boys’ volleyball: “setting up” for new season

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
April 19, 2023
Trinitys track and field team is off to a great start. They are a big team expecting some big wins this season! Be sure to come support them at their next away meet on March 28 at 3:30 p.m. where they will face McGuffey High School.

Trinity track and field “races” to new season

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
March 21, 2023
He said, she said

He said, she said

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
February 22, 2023
You know it is Hiller Hoagie day when the line wraps around the cafeteria. It’s a monumental day for Trinity students when they are blessed with a Hiller hoagie.

Hiller staff ranks top 10 favorite lunch meals

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
January 18, 2023
Polar Express wins Christmas movie showdown

Polar Express wins Christmas movie showdown

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
December 12, 2022

Trinity girls cheer loud, proud!

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
November 15, 2022
Trinity is excited to see the musical talent that the music department brings in a spooky way this Halloween season! Bring a bag and a festive costume and enjoy a night of watching a great concert and collecting treats afterwards.

Trinity’s Halloween concert is back!

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
October 19, 2022
On Friday nights, the Trinity Marching Band performs during halftime and at the conclusion of the football games. Win or lose, they are always cheering on their team from the band section!

Marching along with Trinity band

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
October 19, 2022
The Trinity girls’ volleyball team is pictured here alongside their head coach, Mrs. Helmkamp and assistant coach, Ms. Belleville. The girls have been doing great this year, and Trinity is excited to see how amazing they do the rest of the season.

Trinity girls’ volleyball “spikes again”

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
September 27, 2022
Students are influenced by teachers from the littlest kindergartners to the oldest seniors. Trinity is excited to see where our seniors go in the world!

From Trinity students to world’s future teachers

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
May 18, 2022
The Trinity music department prepares for its upcoming spring concerts. May brings excitement for the Trinity band, orchestra, and concert choir as they preform their spring concert.

Teachers prepare for spring concerts

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
April 8, 2022
In February 2022, the boys lacrosse team won first place in the Pineapple Bowl Tournament at North Park!

Scooping up sun with Trinity spring lacrosse

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
March 18, 2022
The new Adventurefuls Girl Scout cookie is a brownie-inspired cookie topped with caramel flavored crème and a hint of sea salt. Adventurous enough to try? See any local Girl Scout!

“Tagalong” with new “Adventureful” Girl Scout cookie!

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
January 21, 2022
The candles used in Kwanzaa are usually placed inside of a Kinara. Also during Kwanzaa, an African feast called a Karamu is held with traditional foods.

Learning a little bit about Kwanzaa

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
December 15, 2021
The esports room is decked out with coordinating colorful equipment and gaming chairs to ensure the ultimate gaming experience!

[Photo] The newest sports team for Trinity: esports

Macy Comfort, Media Editor and Sports Editor
November 18, 2021
The Literary Journal is excited for a creative year at Trinity! They express their love for writing and art through short stories, poems, song lyrics, and drawings. 
Not pictured are Daniel Lee, Leah Falvo, Genny Halulko, and Kaylyn Weichel.

Literary Journal 2022 – It’s gonna be lit!

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
November 18, 2021
The Trinity Marching Band poses for a picture at Norwin High School before their first competition of the season. Color guard members can be seen in costumes to embody the Grimms fairy tales theme.

Just a note from Trinity High School!

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
October 12, 2021
In Esports club, games such as Rocket League, League of Legends, and Madden will be played in competitions. Students will use Xboxes, PlayStations, Nintendo Switches, and streaming components to play these games.

New Esports club at Trinity, not just “playing games”

Addison Paul, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
September 17, 2021
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