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Unwilling to Give Up, Cash’s ‘Brain Child’ is a Slam Dunk

Unwilling to Give Up, Cash’s ‘Brain Child’ is a Slam Dunk

Anthony Farias, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2017


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Thump, thump, thump!! Your feet slam the ground. In your hand, you are gripping a rubber ball. You jump forward, sending your body downward toward a trampoline. The synthetic mesh and the steel springs send you flying higher than you expected. Your eyes are set on the orange ring with the white nylon...

Sharing a Love of Theatre for Half a Century

Sharing a Love of Theatre for Half a Century

Connor Rafferty, Associate Editor

May 15, 2017


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It’s a Thursday afternoon in the Trinity Auditorium and there are students on stage rehearsing for an upcoming show. Naturally, Mr. William P. Bradford II is in the auditorium as well.  For 45 years he has worked with Trinity plays, two or three per year, but this year is different. Bradford agreed to talk a...

From Sunup to Sundown, Time Well Spent

From Sunup to Sundown, Time Well Spent

Ethan Vanlandingham, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2017


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It’s 3 a.m.  He just got up.  It’s a cold day, but the cold doesn’t stop the cows, bulls and goats from being thirsty and hungry. He completes his morning chores, gets dressed for work, and drives 45 minutes to get there. He spends about seven hours at Trinity High School nurturing the minds...

Ping Pong Continues to Make Connections

Ping Pong Continues to Make Connections

James Michnya, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2017


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Imagine hitting a small ball that weighs nearly three grams at tremendous speed. Imagine trying to return that hit ball. Ping Pong requires coordination and quickness. Trinity junior Sammy Boyance-Stampley initially wasn't sure if he would like the Ping Pong Club, but he found he enjoys both the...

Ultimate Uno Brings Out a Little Trash Talk

Ultimate Uno Brings Out a Little Trash Talk

Anthony Black, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017


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Where can an underclassman trash talk with a principal? Only one place: the Ultimate Uno Club. For one hour during Uno Club meetings, the battle is to see who is the best at the card game Uno.   Aaron Fernandez is currently in his third year with the club. With three years experience, Fernandez is the undisput...

French Scrabble Enhances Language Skills for Sophomore

Bucky Stalker, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2017


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For decades the Rocks have added a French flavor to Scrabble, always battling to take first place in varsity and JV leagues. JV player sophomore Tanner Turpen led the team in February to a third place overall in the tournament, defeating St. Xavier for a spot on the podium. Last year the varsity team went ...

No Axe to Grind for These Jam Session Regulars

No Axe to Grind for These Jam Session Regulars

Edward Trentham, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2017


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On an average Wednesday after classes are over, one would not expect to hear laughter, rock 'n’ roll music and the feedback of amps blaring from a classroom. At Trinity this is not only welcome but encouraged. The Guitar Club is always looking for new members. “The club is a stress-free and...

Keeping Them Laughing

Keeping Them Laughing

Liam Gray, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017


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Many people say laughter is the best medicine. Humor is so important at Trinity that a club and a course are devoted to learning to make people laugh. Teacher and library media specialist Mr. Tim Jones moderates the Comedy Club and teaches a course called Comedy Writing and Performing. The club...

From the Archbishop to the King — March Moments!

From the Archbishop to the King — March Moments!

ECHO Staff

March 16, 2017


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Seventy degrees. No, make that 25 degrees. While March hasn't quite made up its mind about the temps, one thing hasn't changed: Trinity is one busy place. Enjoy this sampling of photos from just the past two weeks!  

Faith at Trinity — ‘The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same’

Faith at Trinity — ‘The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same’

Connor Rafferty, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017


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“Father Steinhauser wrote his doctoral thesis in the 1930s about the ideal American Catholic high school. He had theological, educational, and civic values incorporated into what he wanted this school to be. When he founded this school, he knew what he wanted it to be. Everyone else just had a piece...

Rocks Hit the Slopes During Winter Months

Dominic Repp, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2017


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We call the fear of trying new things as neophobia. It’s hard to break from routine, from what we know is okay. Of course, when we think of sports, we think basketball, soccer, baseball, football, but we hardly ever think snow sports. Skiing and snowboarding, however, are growing rapidly in popularity. Trinit...

Censorship in Video Games on the Rise

Alex Garbus, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017


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Video games are one of the most prominent forms of media in today’s world. As with other forms of media, video games often face the threat of censorship – the altering or removal of content to appease a certain audience. While censorship in video games is often difficult to spot, it is most notable...

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