Monthly Archives: December 2012

Exercise Your Options

By Cristen Yakush ’13
EE Staff Writer

Staying fit by going to the gym is a common daily ritual for many people. Luckily in the town of Trumbull, residents have many options for where they can become gym members. Currently, three open gym facilities are open and one is en route to launch soon giving Trumbull residents a plethora of options to suit personal preference. Whether you want a gym with a sauna, tanning, or classes, Trumbull’s fitness establishments can meet everyone’s desires.

THS Music Students Get Some “Aires”

By Chris Constantini ‘15
EE Staff Writer

Are you a fan of One Direction? If you attended the Dartmouth Aires performance, you may find yourself abandoning the British boy band for the rainbow clad men’s choir.

Trooping all the way from New Hampshire, the Aires came to THS. The troop included THS alumni, Max Gottschall. Gottschall is a sophomore at Dartmouth College, where the Aires group originates.

Obamacare in Connecticut

By Vishakha Negi ‘13
EE Co-Editor-in-Chief

Joining the ranks of New York, Connecticut is now ready to implement its blueprint for the Affordable Care Act. According to The Connecticut Post, Gov. Daniel P. Malloy and the General Assembly have established the Connecticut Health Care Exchange and received $107 million for implementation of the law, putting Connecticut a month ahead of the national government’s assigned deadline.

The Voice Crowns a Season Three Winner

By Jennifer Galiani ‘13
EE staff Writer

Americans across the country waited anxiously for the reveal of NBC’s The Voice season three winner. Finalists Cassadee Pope, Terry McDermott and Nicholas David had a short amount of time to prove that they had what it took to be named The Voice. Coaches Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton dedicated themselves to help their teams prevail, but only one artist could go home with the win.

Trumbull Rec. Basketball: The Real Deal

By Mark Ballaro ‘13
EE Staff Writer

After the December 6th draft day, many Trumbull High students are anxious to get their basketball season started as well. With most of the THS male athletes participating and numerous female team managers, Rec basketball appeals to a large crowd.

Holiday Cheer For All

By Carly Goroff ‘13
EE Staff Writer

For most, the holidays bring about family traditions: Cutting down a Christmas tree, lighting the Hanukah candles, or making Christmas cookies. These days, however, many people are creating a new tradition: watching their favorite holiday movie.

Technology: Where Will It Hit Next?

Vanessa Kenealy ’13
EE Staff Writer

Technology at Trumbull High School is on a quest to take over the old methods of the college application process. In previous years, the college application used to be mailed to the college of seniors’ choice, but now that college has become more advanced, Trumbull High uses technology to the student’s advantage.

Model U.N. Ahead of the Competition

Rachel Tropp‘16
EE Staff Writer

Less than halfway through the year, Trumbull High School’s Model UN club is already way ahead of the competition.

Preparing for their fourth conference of the year, MUN has also hosted activities like UN day. The 67th United Nations Day Celebration was held on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012.

Chorus Partakes in a Thanksgiving Music Tradition

Noah Levy ‘13
EE Managing Editor

Every year on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) puts on a performance of George Fredric Handel’s 1741 Oratorio, “Messiah,” a grand, epic composition about the life of Christ.

The tradition continued this year, with a show entitled “Messiah… Refreshed!”, conducted by Dr. Jonathan Griffith. The performance took place Sunday November 25th at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City. The Trumbull High School Choir, who have previously performed in esteemed venues as Carnegie Hall and Notre Dame Cathedral, added the Hall to their resume that weekend as part of the Chorus section of Handel’s masterwork.

Christmas Sweater Day

Christmas sweater day is a favorite tradition at Trumbull High School. Seniors wait for the one day where they can break out their gaudy and festive attire. From reindeer to snowmen, holiday sweaters can be spotted across campus. This tradition not only gets THS ready for the holidays but is a fun way to brighten the halls during the last day before winter break.