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Savage scavengers steal our snacks

Savage scavengers steal our snacks

GILLIAN PERKINS, STAFF WRITER

December 12, 2012


Filed under FOCUS

There is a team of thieves on campus. They have been going through backpacks, stealing left-over food after lunch, and when there are people present, they are lurking around waiting for the perfect opportunity to pounce. These thieves have gone without punishment for years, possibly because of their s...

From feathers to scales, campus is crawling with critters

From feathers to scales, campus is crawling with critters

JONATHAN GREY, CHARLOTTE CRAIG, and CHARLIE SODERSTROM

December 11, 2012


Filed under FOCUS

On having a corn snake, by Jonathen Gray Mr. Noodles is a 4 year old corn snake that I like to think of as more of a co-teacher than my pet. He is amelanistic (he lacks dark melanin pigment he helps me explain what a pigment is to my 6th grade students. His movements, feeding habits, and scent-gather...

Cats and dogs: what you should know

LEXIE GARCIA, STAFF WRITER

December 11, 2012


Filed under FOCUS

Domesticated pets are complicated creatures. They can’t speak or express their feelings, and they surely can’t give you an explanation for doing some of the weird things they do. Though no one has yet to crack the pet code, many facts have been discovered to make understanding our furry friends ...

Obama’s victory avoided a public health catastrophe

NICHOLAS AMEND, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

December 11, 2012


Filed under OPINIONS

I saw a bumper sticker that depicted a pair of hands cradling a newborn and read "Every life is worth living." Despite the banner’s anti-abortion intent, it made me think about the quality of my own life and the lives of my peers and teachers. Our lives are worth living because our needs are met, as ...

Teens should mimic Young Democrats’ political activism

AUSTIN MARTIN, GUEST WRITERS

December 11, 2012


Filed under OPINIONS

The election season has certainly been an interesting time and it captivated many Trinity Prep students at the beginning of this school year. The Young Democrats were active in the community and did their part to push Obama’s campaign for reelection forward. I have to say I am extremely proud to hav...

Toth travels through time

Toth travels through time

TROY DEAL, STAFF WRITER

December 11, 2012


Filed under NEWS

Mike Toth, class of 1975, travels the world in search of historical documents that he can bring back to life. He is a pioneer of the future who has combined spectral imaging with the digitization of the images to make leaps in the field of archaology and challenge the limits of what is possible in his...

This Carroll decks the balls

This Carroll decks the balls

ALEX NEBEL, LAYOUT EDITOR

December 6, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

It all began for Sydney Carroll at age five when she made her soccer debut for the Maitland Yellow Jackets. Fast-forward 12 years, and Carroll is busy year round balancing academics and two soccer teams. A day in the life of Carroll consists of waking up, going to school, going to Trinity Prep’s socc...

Juniors lifting the team on their shoulders

Juniors lifting the team on their shoulders

JACK O'CONNOR, STAFF WRITER

December 6, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

Steel racks, polyurethane weights, padded benches, intensity, sweat, and passion. Girls weightlifting explodes into their second season after an inaugural year where the team broke down many barriers. Led by coach Erin Miller, the team of 16 girls looks to build on the foundation from last year and ceme...

Basketball shoots for another successful season

Basketball shoots for another successful season

DANIEL STEIN, STAFF WRITER

December 6, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

As the fall sports season comes to a close, students look for a new team to go out and support. Boys varsity basketball is certainlly heating things up. They are coming off of a very successful season, finishing 18-10 clinching the District Runner-up. The boys and Coach David Davis hope to repeat and...

Kelly kick-starts soccer’s rebuilding effort

Kelly kick-starts soccer’s rebuilding effort

GRANT GORDON, SPORTS EDITOR

December 6, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

After last year’s season ended in disappointment, the boys varsity soccer team seemed to be stuck in a tough situation. The team, which was dominated by upperclassmen, was about to lose several seniors to graduation. At this point, most teams would begin rebuilding; this squad is simply reloading. The new ...

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