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Trinity Department of Theatre Arts Rocks to Rave Reviews

Trinity Department of Theatre Arts Rocks to Rave Reviews

Jacob Anonson, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2018

What had music of the '80s, packed houses, and rave reviews? Easy answer: the Trinity Department of Theatre Arts spring production of "Rock of Ages." Complete with hairspray, guitars, dancing and a love story, "Rock of Ages -- High School Edition" opened Mar. 14 in the Trinity Auditorium.  A look...

Trinity Senior Making Strides in Music World

Trinity Senior Making Strides in Music World

Jacob Edlin, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2018

Passion, talent, hard work. This combination led to Trinity senior Baltazar Lora signing with the label Santander Music. Through his individual work and collaboration with Music Juice, Lora is making strides in the music world. Music Juice is a YouTube Channel that includes multiple individuals, among...

Off the Record on the Record

Off the Record on the Record

Cole Crush, Editor in Chief

March 31, 2018

Nearly 40 years after the British invasion, there was another band invasion. Not the Beatles or Rolling Stones. This was Off the Record, a band started by Trinity teacher Mr. Dick Wunderlin in 2006 at the school's Battle of the Bands. The Battle of the Bands was an event held annually in Trinity’s c...

Technology in the Classroom One More Way to Prepare Students

Robert Lewis, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2018

Imagine a world without technology, without the Internet. Today's students can't begin to understand a world like that. But what about teachers? "I was hesitant about computers at first, but now that I know how to use them, I am okay with it," Trinity teacher Ms. Debbie Walling said. She...

Bob Edelen Will be Missed

Michael A. Lindenberger, ’89, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2018

The autumn I was 16 brought me in touch with a book that soon had me ensorcelled. It was William Peter Blatty’s 1971 horror novel, "The Exorcist," and it had me by the short hairs. A hint of sex, of sacrilege and supernatural awe. As a fairly chaste Catholic boy still afraid of my own submerged sexual...

Illumination

Illumination

ECHO Staff

March 20, 2018

A column of rain and snow, a symbol illuminated, unfurling against the darkness.  In the solitude of a stormy March night, the foundation, the strength, the legacy of the Rocks revealed.    ************************************************************ Here in the land of the free, ...

Perhaps a Game Changer, ‘Fortnite’ Definitely a Friendship Builder

Jacob Anonson, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2018

It's 12 a.m. on a school night, and you will find that most students up at this hour aren't planning tomorrow's big presentation or doing extra credit -- they are likely playing "Fortnite Battle Royale." According to Trinity junior Brett Pfaadt, "Fortnite is game changing. It's a third-person shooting...

‘Can Spring Be Far Behind?’

‘Can Spring Be Far Behind?’

ECHO Staff

March 7, 2018

The answer to Shelley's "O Wind, If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?" is a definite NO! Despite this morning's flurries, Trinity's magnolia trees tell us spring is almost here!  

Believe the Forecastle Hype

Believe the Forecastle Hype

LC Newton, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018

A kid wearing a tuxedo made of dollar bills, dancing in 80-degree July weather. Hundreds of high-schoolers dressed in their most random attire, walking across Waterfront Park in search of a favorite artist. This is the Forecastle festival. High school students are infatuated with this bizarre and unique festival. F...

Crossing the Divide

Crossing the Divide

ECHO Staff

March 1, 2018

Through their theology classes, Trinity juniors take part in the CrossRoads program. According to their website, CrossRoads Ministry "offers urban retreat experiences which invite people to be transformed through building relationships at the margins, engaging in prayer, and integrating the Gospel...

#55 for Football Rocks; #1 for Fortnite Battle Royale

#55 for Football Rocks; #1 for Fortnite Battle Royale

Richard Gregor, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018

An absolute tank on the field, Trey Ruckriegel has helped Trinity's football team secure two consecutive state titles. Off the field, Ruckriegel is like most young males -- he partakes in online gaming. A hobby for most, Ruckriegel is much more dedicated to his passion. Over the past year, Ruckriegel...

Some Pros and Cons to Social Media

Dominic Sutkamp, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018

Twitter. Snapchat. Instagram. Social media has been around for years and has gained popularity among most teens. There are many benefits to social media; however, there are also many negatives. Trinity sophomore Markus Puhakka said he started using social media in "early middle school." He said when...

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