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The Great Homework Debate

Ethan Vanlandingham, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

3.5 hours. That’s how much homework is assigned per day for the average high school junior, according to a survey done on the Education Week website. Many studies have examined the effectiveness of homework, and there is an ongoing debate in the academic community over its effects and benefit...

Where All the World’s a Stage

Max Urton, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Video

Look up to the dressing room mirror for one last glance to convince  yourself that you can do this. This is why you rehearsed almost every day for the previous two months. It all comes down to this. Walking past technicians telling you to break a leg, arriving at your entrance, the bright stage lights...

Mixed Opinions About University of Louisville Basketball Scandals

Ethan Vanlandingham, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

What do University of Louisville basketball and Trinity basketball have in common? Aside from former Trinity and current UL basketball star Ray Spalding, nothing. Over the past couple of years Louisville athletics have been synonymous with scandals. It all started with the 2013 NCAA championship...

Sophomore Ready for a License

Thad Jones, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Video

Sweat dripping down your head. You are about to take the written driving test. You can only miss eight. You take the test and miss seven. That was a close one. You can finally start to learn how to drive. According to CBS News, four out of 10 drivers pass their written test the first time. So that...

Sharing School with a Sibling — No Way or No Problem?

Aidan Kolb, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Video

Imagine a typical day at school -- sitting in a Trinity class or at lunch. Now add your sibling to those situations.  To many, this addition may have just flipped their world completely upside down. Everyone who has a sibling knows that at times they can be quite annoying at home. Would this be...

Giving Classrooms a Homey Feel

Giving Classrooms a Homey Feel

Carter Martin, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Imagine sitting in a classroom that has bare walls and generic lights. You will find nothing of the sort at Trinity. In fact, some classrooms have a very interesting décor. While taking a look at the way three teachers decorated their rooms, all said they wanted to make students feel more comfortable. If...

Bass Fishing Rocks Land Whoppers!

LC Newton, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Features, General

Members of this KHSAA sport don't encourage huge crowds to cheer while they compete. Quiet is often preferred. Of the 26 anglers on Trinity’s bass fishing team, the top 12 anglers compete in tournaments. The anglers challenge each other every week -- whether it’s casting tournam...

ACT Prep Classes Part of Success Formula

Cole Crush, Editor in Chief

January 9, 2018


Filed under Features

“If you ever get stuck on a problem, go with C.” That's a standard approach for those doing a great deal of guessing on the ACT. Many Trinity students use more reliable methods to achieve success on the ACT, a key component to gain college acceptance.  Because Trinity for years has required all students ...

A Project to Create Lifelong Memories

LC Newton, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under Features

One thing that people in the United States take for granted is seeing themselves in a mirror, in photographs and in portraits every day. Many kids around the world don’t get this opportunity.  To change this situation for a few young people, Trinity art/photography teacher Mr. Jimmy Se...

It’s No Trivial Matter as Quick-Recall Rocks Continue Success

It’s No Trivial Matter as Quick-Recall Rocks Continue Success

Cole Crush, Editor in Chief

January 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Anxious players wait. Academic team moderator Mr. Mark Amick says, “Toss up question.  -- This case in 1896 was a landmark decision of the Supreme Court. It upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities...” Senior Luke McFarland buzzes in: “Plessy v. Ferguson...

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


Filed under Features

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...

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