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’Tis the season for Toys for Tots

’Tis the season for Toys for Tots

ALEXANDRE SPALLONE, STAFF WRITER

December 15, 2016


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The Toys for Tots is beginning its winter fundraiser in the greater Orlando area. The U.S. Marine Corps manages the toys. Its goal of the annual program is to help spread the joy and magic of the Christmas season to families by providing gifts for children who are less fortunate. A quick trip to any...

Flipping out for the Film Festival

Flipping out for the Film Festival

ISHAN PERERA, STAFF WRITER

December 9, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Out of the shadows of the beach house appeared a ghastly figure that seized the audience with terror. The Enzian Theater showcased its 25th annual Brouhaha Film Festival from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20 in Maitland, Fl. Out of the 60 films premiering, Trinity was able to squeeze in close to ten percent of...

Life, liberty and the pursuit of Kendama

Life, liberty and the pursuit of Kendama

ISHAN PERERA, STAFF WRITER

November 4, 2016


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Kendamas are the latest craze at Trinity that  have sprung up from the heels of water bottle flipping, and they are reminiscent of the Silly Bandz fad of 2010. So, are Kendamas short-lived, or are they here to stay on the Trinity campus? Over the summer, sophomore Philip Clarke travelled to Japan...

Breast cancer awareness: A call for change

Breast cancer awareness: A call for change

VIKAS BOMMINENI, NEWS EDITOR

October 20, 2016


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It’s October and that means active efforts to raise awareness of breast cancer are back. Apart from the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure events, there are ample opportunities in Central Florida. A former teacher was diagnosed with breast cancer and unfortunately lost the battle. Because of this close...

Siren signals students to safety

Siren signals students to safety

ALEXANDRE SPALLONE, STAFF WRITER

October 20, 2016


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  When students returned from a long summer away from Trinity, their email inboxes on the first day of school held an unfamiliar message:   “A message from TRINITY PREPARATORY SCHOOL-This is a lightning alert. Remain under cover when changing classes and follow teachers' instructions.” ...

Spending koala-ty time with the foreign exchange student

Spending koala-ty time with the foreign exchange student

AAVNI GUPTA, LIFESTYLES EDITOR

October 20, 2016


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After five flights totalling 25 hours, junior Barclay McGain landed in America as this year’s foreign exchange student. McGain is from Gold Coast, a city in Queensland located on the East Coast of Australia. “It’s hot most of the year round,” McGain said. “It ranges from 60 to 90 degrees...

Alaska’s fiddling poet returns

Alaska’s fiddling poet returns

ELIZABETH FENICHEL and SHEA PERERA

October 20, 2016


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As poet Ken Waldman’s voice lessened in intensity, the sound of snapping fingers gradually filled the room when he finished reciting one of his five poems that he wrote for Trinity Prep. Over the years, Waldman has continued to maintain close relationships with faculty. His relationship with English...

Prepare for progress in pep rallies

Prepare for progress in pep rallies

VIKAS BOMMINENI, NEWS EDITOR

October 11, 2016


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   Smattering of decorations-blue balloons and gold ribbons-and our school colors adorned the walls. Ear-shattering sounds come from the sections of students. Cheerleaders perform their routines. Trinity Prep pep rallies function as an integral part of our year; they provide as fodder to get passio...

Saving students’ sanity with streamlined scheduled

Saving students’ sanity with streamlined scheduled

ISHAN PERERA, STAFF WRITER

October 11, 2016


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Calculating the time left in class, students twiddle their thumbs and tap their feet impatiently. But now, with the release of the Trinity Prep app, students have, at their fingertips, the exact number of minutes until the school bell rings. For the past year, sophomore Dominic Martinez and junior...

New headmaster Byron Lawson welcomed with cheers and applause

New headmaster Byron Lawson welcomed with cheers and applause

AMY SUKSERM, LAYOUT EDITOR

October 4, 2016


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 As teachers, faculty and staff open the doors for a new school year, there is one new member of the community with a particular kind of enthusiasm. New Head of School Byron Lawson is beginning his first year on a new campus and could not be more excited.   “The reception has been overwhelming,...

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