Daily Announcements for Monday, November 6, 2017

Office News

Students that made principal’s list should report to their advising on Thursday, November 9. You will be called down to the cafeteria to celebrate your good grades with a piece of cake! 

Congratulations to the 742 students that made Honor Roll for quarter 1. The principal’s list hit a record of 221! Keep up the great work ROCKS!

Tickets for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged are on sale now. Trinity students can purchase them during school hours for $8 from Ms. Durbin in T316. All other tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors/students. Call Joy Durbin at 736-2188 or email durbin@trinityrocks.com for more information.

Reminder for all juniors: Job Shadow Day is Wednesday, November 8.

Music Lists from Senior Retreat are now available. If you attended retreat last week, please see Mr. Luken in T215 for a music list.

Surgeon General Warning:  Vaping and E-Cigarettes are Dangerous

  • Vaping liquids contain dangerous chemicals like diacetyl, a chemical flavorant linked to serious lung disease and formaldehyde, a chemical found in anti-freeze.


  • Vaping chemicals are meant to become addictive and/or lead to regular tobacco smoking.


  • Vaping does harm memory and brain development. There is no long-term research to verify long-term safety.

Are you looking for service opportunities? Check out the new Service Hours Rockspace page for upcoming opportunities and information about service requirements. It is listed as a RockLink on the right-hand side of the homepage.

All students in the Green Cross Service Club and those interested in service hours: We need a team of volunteers next week on Saturday, Nov. 11 to drive with us to the Gethsemane Abbey in Bardstown to do a good day of outdoor landscaping and clean-up work for the Brothers of the Monastery. Please see Mr. Budniak for details and an information sheet!

The annual March for Life will take place in Washington, DC January 19. This 3-day event includes a youth mass with over 30,000 participants and the March for Life at the US Capitol, a visit to the Basilica, as well as some general sightseeing. Students pay only $100 for travel and meals. With only $50 due at sign-up. If you would like to attend, please see Mrs. McGuire in S151 this week!

UPS seasonal positions available to 17-year-olds and up for winter break. The pay is $10.20 per hour plus an additional $200 per week attendance bonus. Contact Shelly Martin at shellymartin@ups.com or 502-359-1804 for additional information.

4th Day Meetings, for seniors who have been on retreat, every Thursday in Advising after TTV in the chapel. You will get a pass to return to class.

Upcoming Character Talks during Advising:

Juniors – Today

Visitors During Lunches this Week:

Wednesday, November 8: Austin Peay State University

Junior Retreats have started! Not sure when you go? Check the rosters posted outside Campus Ministry offices and in your theology classrooms. On your retreat day, report to the cafeteria instead of 1st block. You can dress down in jeans, a collared shirt or Trinity t-shirt, and sneakers. You’ll be off campus all day and lunch is included.

  • Tuesday, November 28   Hurst – Kulmer

Ushers are needed for the play! Service hours are available! Please see Ms. Durbin in T316

Show your ROCK pride by giving blood on Thursday, November 16 in Shamrock Gym. Must be at least 16 years old to donate.

Any student interested in Computer Science is encouraged to attend the CS College Day on Thursday, November 9 from 3 – 5:30 at Fern Creek High School. They have invited SC Professors from 18 colleges in the area. The goal is to get students into well-fitting Computer Science post-secondary programs by giving them a chance to talk directly to college staff. They will not be Admissions people – they will be Computer Science people! Participating schools will include Centre College, DePauw University, EKU, IUPUI (in Indy), IU Southeast, IVY Tech, JCTC SW, JCTC Downtown, U of K (Engineering), U of K (Cyber), U of L Speed School (CECS), U of L Business School (CIS), Morehead State, Murray State, NKU, Rose-Hulman, Shawnee State, WKU. See Mrs. Mason in the Tech Center for more information.

House News 

We are half way through our annual Dare to Care effort today. As of the last collection we have raised a little over $3,000. Remember ANY group who reaches their 100% goal today will be eligible for lucky prize winner drawings starting on Monday, November 7th. It must be recorded on the portal by following directions below. Let’s go Trinity! Let’s make HUNGER history!

The House video game tournament will take place on Thursday, Nov. 16. Those students interested in participating in the tournament are invited to attend a meeting this Thursday afternoon in F344 to choose this year’s game. Past games have included Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, and FIFA. Remember that each House may have four participants. Names must be submitted to me by Thursday, Nov. 9. More details on the tournament rules will follow this Thursday’s meeting.

Activity News

Attention all students on the Archery Team. Practice will begin on Tuesday, November 14 and Thursday, November 16 at Mercy in the small gym. Access to the small gym is around the back of the school and enter at door #11. Returning Archers will practice from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and new archers practice from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Once teams are established a final schedule will be determined. Reminder you must have a current physical on file to practice. See the Athletic Office if you have any questions.

Trinity Quick Recall competed in the Casey Young Memorial Tournament on Saturday, October 28 at U of L. The two Trinity teams faced tough competition from schools throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana, including a strong showing from Woodford County and our rival Manual teams. Trinity A Team won 4 of 6 in Round 1 competition and won 1 of 4 in the Final afternoon rounds. Trinity B Team won 2 of 6 in Round 1 competition and won 1 of 4 in Final afternoon rounds. It was tough day of Quick Recall competition for the Rocks.

Attention all skiers and snowboarders: All of the information from Paoli Peaks is now posted to your Rockspace site so you can go online and purchase your season passes. Follow the directions listed and make sure you have this done before December 1! See Mr. Budniak if you have any questions.

For the second match in a row, our Varsity French Scrabblerock heroes have defeated their opponents. In the first match, Jared Kraus wiped the floor with the Tigers by taking them on single-handedly and doubling their score. In the second match, Jared and Tanner Langley beat Manual by a mere three points. That’s like a three-point shot at the buzzer. Congratulations, Scrabblerocks. Keep this up and Mr. Wilson’s beard goes away.

Attention all freshmen not involved in basketball swimming, wrestling, ice hockey, or lacrosse here at Trinity: Sign-ups for the freshmen intramural basketball league will take place November 2 – 10. Students may sign up during first lunch in the cafeteria and before or after school in Shamrock Gym. Any student not involved in basketball, swimming, wrestling, ice hockey, or lacrosse here at Trinity is eligible. You will play as a member of your House. There is a $35 fee, preferably paid by check at the time you sign up. The fee includes your “house team shirt” and at least seven games plus the tournament. Most of the freshmen division games will be played in December, before Christmas break

The Investment Club will meet Wednesday, November 14 at 3 p.m. in S352. See Coach Schroeder for more information.

The World Language Clubs will have their annual bowling competition at Ten Pin Lanes on Wednesday, November 8 from 3:15-4:30 p.m. Please meet in F237 right after school. Be sure and bring $10-$15.

Dunk Club: Our next trips to Sky Zone are Friday, Nov. 17, and Friday, Dec. 1 after school. You MUST have a permission form to dunk with us. You also need a Sky Zone waiver. See Ms. Flipper soon if you need a ride. Follow us on twitter: @dunk_club

Reminder that Video Game Club is the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesday of the month. New members are always welcome. The Video Game Club tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov 7, immediately after school in room D222.

The Axiom magazine is looking for visual artists to create art for magazine spreads and Axiom events. Interested? See Ms. Flipper in S356.

The Book Club will have its next meeting in the library after school on Tuesday, November 28. For more information, see Mr. Schum in F245.

Athletic News

The first open gym for Volleyball will be held on November 19 from 6-7:30 p.m.



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