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Department Chairs relocate after Helpdesk move

Department Chairs relocate after Helpdesk move

Amy Qiao and Emma Kim

November 1, 2019

   For several years, Chief Information Officer Denise Musselwhite and Librarian Reba Gordon have contemplated the collaboration of the Helpdesk and library services in hope to emulate other independent schools. This year, they finally implemented their plans by moving the Helpdesk, originally locate...

Middle School Scraps Year-Long PE

Middle School Scraps Year-Long PE

ANDREW BACHRACH, NEWS

November 1, 2019

   Every Trinity Prep student who has attended since middle school has one common memory: the P.E. swimming unit. Junior Ethan Cogdill described the experience as “voluntarily drowning yourself.” However, most students will no longer have to take part in swimming.    Starting this year, middle sc...

New “Welcome Kiosk” Greets Trinity students

New “Welcome Kiosk” Greets Trinity students

ANDREW BACHRACH, NEWS

November 1, 2019

As Trinity students entered campus on the first day of school this year, they noticed a new structure by the entrance to the school. Dubbed the “Welcome Kiosk,” the guardpost is a new addition to Trinity’s security measures. The new Welcome Kiosk is a crucial feature of upcoming security changes to Tr...

Hurricane Dorian diverts its course away from Trinity’s Campus

Amy Qiao, News Editor

November 1, 2019

   On a usual September afternoon at Trinity, Headmaster Byron Lawson can easily determine the thunderstorm forecast of the day from the comfort of his own home, the Trinity House. However, instead of checking the usual News 13 Weather Report, he looks outside to see if there are ducks by the pond....

New Teams Offer Opportunities for Younger Student Athletes

New Teams Offer Opportunities for Younger Student Athletes

JAKE RAFFA, SPORTS

October 14, 2019

   It’s the first day of football workouts. Freshman Jackson Salinas, a young fullback and inside linebacker, walks onto the field. For his age, Salinas is extremely talented, but, at only 5 feet, 6 inches, he is overshadowed when compared to varsity players at his position, which is not an uncomm...

The Rev Bids Trinity and Orlando Farewell

The Rev Bids Trinity and Orlando Farewell

Sidney Seybold, Lifestyles Department Editor

May 24, 2019

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

  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

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

  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

   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...

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