The Trinity Voice

What Standardized Tests Fail to Assess

CONNOR RAFFA, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

   Senior year should be a time to get closer to classmates and enjoy the last couple of years before adulthood. However, for many in the high school class of 2020, this is overshadowed by an excess of stress, as students have struggled in recent months to turn in their college applications.    ...

School Security as a Spectrum


October 14, 2019

   School security has become increasingly relevant in light of numerous school shootings occurring nationwide. With the summer hire of Michael Keating as the Head of Security and other security improvements like the kiosk at the school’s entrance, Trinity appears to be addressing this matter. ...

Film Fest Review

Carly Swain and Drew Miller

May 22, 2019

    Trinity Preparatory School’s 22nd annual film festival had something for everyone, from a foreign language flick to a Jimmy Buffett-inspired cheeseburger cartoon. Orchestrated by seniors Cameron Miner and Elizabeth Gordon to benefit United Cerebral Palsy, film fest was a night of entert...

A Foundation of Faith: Religious beliefs foster a greater sense of belonging and happiness

April 4, 2019

   Too often, people are caught up in thinking that if only they had more, they could finally be happy. However, no matter how hard one tries, lasting happiness — unlike the fleeting high of a newly bought pair of Nike’s — is not found in tangible things that can be purchased or seen. As much...

Students learn less on online homework

Students learn less on online homework

Drew Miller, Opinions Editor

March 27, 2019

  Google Chrome tabs of WebAssign’s “Practice Another Version,” tabs of Yahoo Answers and screenshots of other students’ answers litter the typical student’s desktop after completing a math or science online homework, while their single piece of graph paper lies unmarked. Students often r...

Mass Media Monopolizes News Consumption:

Mass Media Monopolizes News Consumption:

Caroline Avery, Staff Wirter

December 13, 2018

As memes and click bait continue to stay prevalent in our day to day media consumption, longer and more informative news coverage begins to fall through the cracks.   News is taken in like Happy Meals: quickly and with very little nutritional value — or in this case, cognitive value. Yes, Ka...

Success Is Rooted In the Will, Not the Skill: Trinity Students Overvalue Given Talent and Undermine Hard Work

Success Is Rooted In the Will, Not the Skill: Trinity Students Overvalue Given Talent and Undermine Hard Work

Caroline Avery, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

   From as early as elementary school, students single out peers who seem to stand out academically: “the smart kids.” These “smart kids” are all praised for supposedly having been blessed with a genius gene, something the rest of us merely missed out on. While there certainly exists a percen...

When the Teenage Angst is Warranted

Lexi Good, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

   If I use my phone to see how Kendall Jenner spent her summer break, I am ridiculed by adults for being an addicted teen, too impulsive to control my social media addiction.    If I use my phone to write an essay about how America’s education system should be reformed, I am ignored, told I...

Adjust Agonizing Assemblies

Adjust Agonizing Assemblies

Joseph Paoli, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

   Public speaking is part of the Trinity Prep curriculum at each and every grade level. Even in sixth grade, students complete the “World Expo” assignment, in which they are expected to concisely communicate information regarding their nation of interest.    Unfortunately, upper school assemblies ...

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