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Rocks Counter Hurricane Devastation with Generosity

Rocks Counter Hurricane Devastation with Generosity

Sam Hebestreit, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

A forgotten place only recognized after destruction. Many may forget that Puerto Rico is part of America, a part devastated by Hurricane Maria. The storm destroyed homes, thousands of trees and beaches, but not the hearts of the people who call this place home.   Two Trinity teachers decided to g...

More Than a Quarter In, Reactions from New Teachers and Those in New Roles

Sam Hebestreit, Dominic Sutkamp, Max Urton, Staff Reporters

November 3, 2017


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As November begins, let's look at some reflections from new Trinity teachers and teachers in new roles: Mr. Jeremy Jackson The former college counselor, now a new Dean of Studies for Honors and Advanced Students, Jackson said he "has a lot to learn, but wants to be open to students and their...

A BOOOTIFUL Day to Be a Rock!

A BOOOTIFUL Day to Be a Rock!

ECHO Staff

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

A bit strange?  Not on Halloween -- a day when Shamrocks turn in to other, stranger things! Not Mr. Keith Wiedmar not calling ducks during a Halloween class! (photos and video by Carter Martin) https://youtu.be/xIBPhHO3l9M

‘Laser-Focused’ Ware Attends Yale Program

Cole Crush, Editor in Chief

October 26, 2017


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Sitting in a college auditorium might be overwhelming for some high school students, especially at a prestigious college like Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. But for Trinity junior Wyatt Ware, spending time at Yale was an honor and privilege. “I got a two-week college experience,”...

The Axiom Scaring Up Submissions with Halloween-Themed Contest

LC Newton, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017


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Colorful artwork, moving photography and powerful writing fill The Axiom, Trinity's literary magazine. After two decades under the guidance of Ms. Debbie Walling, the magazine has a new moderator, Ms. Karen Flipper. The transition to a new moderator began last spring as Walling's final edition was...

Live Television Class Attends Louisville Orchestra Rehearsal

ECHO Staff

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries

Trinity  teacher Mr. Mike Farnon's Live Television class attended a rehearsal of the Louisville Orchestra's performance with the Beatles tribute band Classical Mystery Tour, who presented "Sgt. Pepper at the Pops."  According to Farnon, the purpose of the trip was "to create a site survey as if we...

An Extraordinary Week of Pride

An Extraordinary Week of Pride

ECHO Staff

October 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

It was a week of extraordinary pride in being a Shamrock, from pride in academic excellence -- honored on Sept. 24 at the Shamrock Awards Luncheon --  to athletics pride -- highlighted by the football Rocks 28-0 blanking of St. Xavier on the Papa John's Cardinal Stadium turf Sept. 29. Enjoy a look...

A Closer Campus Look

A Closer Campus Look

ECHO Staff

September 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

In the daily rush around campus, we often miss the hidden beauty found at Trinity.  With cameras in hand last Friday, the Photo and Online Journalism group captured hidden gems.  

An Enduring Spirit Through Sixty-Four Years of Growth

An Enduring Spirit Through Sixty-Four Years of Growth

Robert Davis, Editor in Chief

July 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

A barbed-wire fence surrounding a field on a small campus. This unflattering description of Trinity is decades in the past. For many years the Rocks' campus has had a small-college look, with award-winning landscaping and new buildings, including a stadium that replaced that barbed-wire-enclosed fi...

Sports Ministry a Unique Addition to a Storied Program

Shaan Kalra, Staff Reporter

July 10, 2017


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“My goal is that our students understand that sports are not just wins and losses. Instead, they are a brotherhood.” These are the words of Trinity teacher and coach Steven Tompkins, who was asked a couple of years ago by Trinity Athletic Director Rob Saxton to take on the role of Director of Sports Ministry. Tompkins, previously the varsity baseball team head coach, was a perfect choice for the job, Saxton said. Saxton said he selected Tompkins because he is a very focused and dedicated individual. Tompkins, who graduated from Trinity in 1981, pla...

Sometimes Risky Business, But Cyclists Persevere

Sometimes Risky Business, But Cyclists Persevere

James Michnya, Staff Reporter

July 5, 2017


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Riding through the wind, the smooth pavement guiding you toward your desired destination.  This is what bike riders hope for. In reality, some bike riders take risks riding on a vehicle that weighs 15 pounds, frantically maneuvering around cars. They are bound to end up with problems depending on the...

Taking the Next Step — A Sure-Fire Formula for College Acceptance

Taking the Next Step — A Sure-Fire Formula for College Acceptance

Sam Batcheldor, Staff Reporter

June 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 69.7 percent of 2016 high school graduates were enrolled in colleges or universities the following fall. This large number of teens seeking a college education means if you are planning to attend a college or university, you aren’t alone. There is an...

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