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Dancing with the saints

Dancing with the saints

ELIZABETH UGAN, STAFF WRITER

December 7, 2017


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   With the city of Orlando watching intently, three Trinity students will take to the stage of the Dr. Phillips Center to amaze audiences with a performance nearly four decades in the running. Alongside 190 fellow students of the Orlando Ballet School and 23 professional company members, 6th grader Eli...

Deconstructing FOMO: Social media spawns social anxiety

Deconstructing FOMO: Social media spawns social anxiety

GRACE BENEKE, STAFF WRITER

December 7, 2017


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Wake up, check phone. Get dressed, check phone. Go to school, check phone. Go to extracurriculars, check phone. Do homework, check phone. Hop into bed, check phone. Many teens who are addicted to their devices share this tedious daily routine. According to The Washington Post, teens spend nearly nine h...

iPhone X: innovation comes at a cost

iPhone X: innovation comes at a cost

WILL LANGDON, NEWS EDITOR

December 7, 2017


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  If you could buy the latest iPhone by working 124 hours at a minimum-wage job, would you? This is the dilemma that some face when considering to purchase the newest Apple phone.   At the annual Apple keynote in September, the company revealed its much anticipated flagship iPhone: the iPhone ...

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


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   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...

Lilley writes herself into poetry history

Lilley writes herself into poetry history

LILY ISRAEL, MANAGING EDITOR

December 7, 2017


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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


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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


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   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...

Pieces of a bigger picture

ELIZABETH FENICHEL, MANAGING EDITOR

November 2, 2017


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   Whether it is dealing with the increase of homework or just trying to make friends, middle school can be a tough period for just about anyone. These struggles can be especially difficult for the 7th graders who add around 40 new students to their class at the beginning of the year. In order to help w...

The Nurse Is In

Ishan Perera, NEWS EDITOR

October 31, 2017


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Head of School Byron Lawson plans to establish a legacy of health and wellness on campus. Within his first two years, he addressed the vacancy of a school nurse among the faculty, consequently laying the framework for future physical and mental health endeavors. When the Board of Trustees was searching...

The Englishman teaching French: Will Sheard

The Englishman teaching French: Will Sheard

Will Langdon, STAFF WRITER

October 5, 2017


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   Originally from a small town near Manchester, England, Will Sheard offers a unique perspective in teaching French. He is currently teaching  He previously taught for the Gilman School, an all boys school in Baltimore, Maryland. He has been teaching French for about eight years.    Sheard en...

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