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Middle school musical reminds us what it means to be a friend

Middle school musical reminds us what it means to be a friend

CARLY SWAIN, FOCUS EDITOR

December 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

   Under the direction of Fine Arts and Psychology Teacher Donna Walker, a cast of 24 middle schoolers performed “13 the Musical” Nov. 9-11.    With music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, “13 the Musical” tells a coming-of-age-story perfect for midd...

Even relaxing stresses me out

CARLY SWAIN, FOCUS EDITOR

December 7, 2017


Filed under FOCUS

     High school students don’t have it easy. Between school, homework, sports, play practice and family responsibilities, we live in a world in which there is always something to do. There is always work to get done, progress to be made and goals to work toward. Our parents and teachers constantly ...

Middle school swimmers star at states

Middle school swimmers star at states

DREW MILLER, FACT CHECKER

December 7, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Dedication. It’s a word thrown around a lot these days and has taken a lesser meaning as a result. Many people really don’t know what true dedication is. We assume dedication in all, but only a select few have it. Most athletes work hard, but not all are truly dedicated to their craft. That select...

Christmas across cultures

Christmas across cultures

OLIVIA DEMETRIADES, LIFESTYLES EDITOR

December 7, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLES

   Each December brings an inescapable stream of Christmas music, a wide array of stockings, snow globes and candy canes lining store aisles, and a bright display of twinkling lights decorating every house. Christmas as we know it is a combination of both secular and religious traditions, and this mix o...

Cultural controversy

Cultural controversy

AMBER RAMPERSAUD, STAFF WRITER

December 7, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

Pacific Islander Princess Moana from Disney’s new hit movie has inspired many because of her empowering role. Like with all Disney hits, Moana inspired countless children’s Halloween costumes. But, online chatter made many parents fear the outcry that would come with their 3 year old dressed as Moana....

Note to self

JOSEPH PAOLI, STAFF WRITER

December 7, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLES, SHOWCASE

The scene is a familiar one: a teacher dictates to a class of students in the midst of typing down notes. The clicks of excited typing fill the room, and the collective glow created by the collection of screens brightens what would be an otherwise dark room, whose lights are turned off to better allow...

Lilley writes herself into poetry history

Lilley writes herself into poetry history

LILY ISRAEL, MANAGING EDITOR

December 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

To most at Trinity, Susan Lilley is an English literature teacher who passionately teaches Shakespeare and creative writing to her students. However, to the greater Orlando area, she is even more than that. Lilley was recently named Orlando’s first ever Poet Laureate, a distinction that is given...

Giving cans for a greater cause

ISHAN PERERA, NEWS EDITOR

December 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Every year before Thanksgiving break, Trinity helps the community by donating thousands of cans to charities. The senior class student council urges advisers and students to bring in cans to surpass last year’s total. Although, students are focused on building the best designs for prizes like casual...

Thespians steal district spotlight

ALEX SPALLONE and ZACH WATSON

December 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

   Each year, Trinity Thespian Troupe 1780 travels to the District Festival and competes in performance-based events ranging from singing to dancing to plays. This year, Trinity students competed in events spanning from group musicals to solo monologues at Lyman High School in Longwood.    T...

Another DC failure

Another DC failure

Drew Miller, FACT CHECKER

December 6, 2017


Filed under THE BITE

  It is no secret theaters are struggling. With the rise of Netflix, Hulu and other streaming sites, revenue and ticket sales are down. However, there still is an allure to going to the movies and experiencing the newest films the way they were supposed to be—on a multi thousand-inch screen. The...

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