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It’s not always great to stay up late

It’s not always great to stay up late

HARPER WILCOX, STAFF WRITER
March 15, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES, SHOWCASE

      Walking through the quad, you can hear the groans and complaints of tired Trinity students.      “Last night I was up until one in the morning” freshman Libby Guile said. “I had to study for three tests and do my homework assignments.”       Getting enough sleep is vital to...

Erasing gender stereotypes: The truth behind girls’ self-esteem

Erasing gender stereotypes: The truth behind girls’ self-esteem

DENIZ BOLONI-TURGUT, MS STAFF WRITER
March 14, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES

    Campbell Alch, like any second grader, just wanted to play a game on the playground. She grabbed a basketball, looking for some friendly competition with the boys.    “They said no, because you are a girl”, Alch said.    A study from the journal Science published on January 27, shows that girls are...

Music’s magical power on the brain

Music’s magical power on the brain

JOSEPHINE TU, MS STAFF WRITER
March 14, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES

   It was another normal, stressful day for ninth grader Lillian Pope, so she decided to take a break and practice her cello. As she began playing a new piece, she felt calm, and suddenly happy as the music filled her head. Lillian is not alone to turn to music as her source of serenity; many people...

Dog helps dig 17-year-old out of depression

Dog helps dig 17-year-old out of depression

ALYSIA GARCIA, MS STAFF WRITER
March 14, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES

  Most teenagers stress about college applications and schoolwork, but 17 year old Brooke Hammock, who suffers from psychotic depression, struggles every day to even get up in the morning. As motivation, her dog, Lily, is always by her side to boost her spirits and keep her moving along.  ...

Senior swimmer succeeds despite diabetes

Senior swimmer succeeds despite diabetes

SARA STRICKLIN, MS STAFF WRITER
March 14, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES

  From national records to Olympic Trials to team records, senior Claire Maiocco has done it all while battling type one juvenile diabetes.   “It’s just normal because I’ve had diabetes for so long, but I guess it’s a lot more planning. It’s just a lot more work to account for othe...

Middle school swimmer sinks 7 team records

Middle school swimmer sinks 7 team records

KATIE WRIGHT, MS STAFF WRITER
March 14, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES

  Hours and hours spent in the pool, five to six days a week is what Sara used to break 7 school records. She is on the TPS Varsity swim team, and was in the USA Swimming’s top 10 for best swimmers in the country (for their respective ages).   Stricklin started swimming at age five and joined the T...

New Addition: Teacher brings novel perspective on Latin

New Addition: Teacher brings novel perspective on Latin

MATTHEW MAPA, MS STAFF WRITER
March 14, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES

  Outside Winter Springs High School, Trinity Prep Latin students are talking, worrying, and preparing for the next hours to come at the 2017 Regional Latin Forum. A new face bears witness to the events, and she’s not a student. The newest member of the Trinity Prep family is teacher Bozena Barano...

Habitat for Humanity: Students help change lives one family at a time

Habitat for Humanity: Students help change lives one family at a time

ANDREW BACHRACH, MS STAFF WRITER
March 14, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES, Uncategorized

  The sound of hammers and saws echoes throughout the streets of downtown Winter Park. It’s a Saturday morning at the habitat house, and one volunteer’s life is about to change forever.    It is Winter 2016. Tameka Maxwell, a 17-year Daycare worker, is working on painting the house when Hal Ge...

Inspirational imagination: How art inspires and gives purpose to students

Inspirational imagination: How art inspires and gives purpose to students

JEFFREY HILL, MS STAFF WRITER
March 13, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES

The faces scroll across the screen seeming like they’re singing, animation at its finest. This incredible short film had to come from somewhere, however. There had to be a purpose.   The film, “Seeing Stars” by senior Hayley Canal shows how art can bring people together to make something grea...

Forensics in the Focus

Forensics in the Focus

ZOE MYERS-BOCHNER, STAFF WRITER
March 8, 2017
Filed under LIFESTYLES

Many Trinity sports teams are ranked high in the state of Florida.  However, what many people don’t know is that our Forensics team competes at (and succeeds in) national tournaments almost every month.  Many current members of the team are high in the national rankings.  Take senior captain Lalee...

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