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The Rev Bids Trinity and Orlando Farewell

The Rev Bids Trinity and Orlando Farewell

Sidney Seybold, Lifestyles Department Editor

May 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS

When the Reverend Sonia Sullivan-Clifton, or Rev as the students call her, stepped onto the Trinity campus for the first time 16 years ago, “myspace” had just come out and the iPhone had not even been invented yet. Now, 16 years later, the beloved Reverend is leaving Trinity and even Orlando to be ...

The candid truth of DUI crashes

The candid truth of DUI crashes

Amy Qiao, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


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  As 400+ Trinity students file into the bleachers to watch a DUI re-enactment, freshman Layla Kaplan expects a tacky performance that will be ignored for the rest of the day. However, what was expected to be a corny simulation, now leaves Kaplan and her friends in tears.   On April 4th, 2...

New Smyrna Gets A New Look

New Smyrna Gets A New Look

Joseph Paoli, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


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On Feb. 14, 15 Saints walked along a mile-long stretch of the New Smyrna beach to pick up municipal trash and beautify the area.   Eighth grader Lene Mortimer drove an hour and 40 minutes with her mother and sister to attend the beach clean-up.   “I think me and my mom both decided to c...

A Look Into the Accommodations Process: Psychiatrists, Teachers and Students Go Into The Specifics of Acquiring Test-Taking Accommodations

A Look Into the Accommodations Process: Psychiatrists, Teachers and Students Go Into The Specifics of Acquiring Test-Taking Accommodations

Elizabeth Ugan, News Editor

April 3, 2019


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  For many students at Trinity, day-to-day academic life holds a completely new level of challenges that are not always experienced by their peers. Certain learning disorders affect the way students learn, process and demonstrate material in school, oftentimes making the exercise much more time-con...

TPS Singz replaces annual talent show

TPS Singz replaces annual talent show

Emma Kim, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


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   TPS Singz, a karaoke event for upper school students and teachers, took place from 4-6 pm on Friday, March 29 in the Freitag and Falk theater. The event succeeded Trinity’s annual talent show after it started to lose popularity, causing last year’s talent show to be canceled.    The new...

Griffith Retires After 26 Dedicated Years at Trinity

Griffith Retires After 26 Dedicated Years at Trinity

Caroline Avery, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


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   After 26 dedicated years, librarian Margaret Griffith has come to her final days as a Trinity Prep faculty member. Griffith started working at the school in 1993 after moving to Orlando where her daughter was already teaching at TPS. Her daughter encouraged her to send in a resume, and shortly a...

Saints start to set sail

Saints start to set sail

Amy Qiao, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


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  The wind is blowing at over seven knots, and the rapids of Lake Eustis start to crash against the sailing boat while junior Filip Jastrzębski struggles to keep his boat up. Into the first 15 minutes of sailing practice, Jastrzębski has capsized twice. However, after a couple hours of practice, Jastrz...

Nurse rolls out new accessibility rules

Nurse rolls out new accessibility rules

Amy Qiao, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

   As the dismissal bell rings for upper school assembly, students scramble to get into the auditorium. However, to get into the auditorium from his math class in Stewart Hall, sophomore Thomas Lightsey must wheel himself around the entire Quad to go up the ramp on the side of Brokaw Hall.    ...

Shutdown Hardships Hit Home for Saints

Shutdown Hardships Hit Home for Saints

Joseph Paoli, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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  Since the government shutdown began on Dec. 22, 2018, stories regarding furloughed employees, congressional non-starters, and disaffected TSA and Air Traffic controllers have only grown. This shutdown has suspended the salary of over 800,000 employees of the federal government.   Well-known...

The gun store next door: the proximity of a weapons dealership raises questions on Trinity’s campus

Elizabeth Ugan, News Editor

February 8, 2019


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 Aloma Avenue is well-known to Trinity Prep students for a variety of reasons: morning traffic, Tijuana Flats, Starbucks etc. However, due to recent events and controversial political discussions, the area on Aloma Avenue around Trinity has become notable for another reason.   The Armories: ...

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