Daily Announcements for Monday, October 30, 2017

Office News

All Saint’s Day Mass will be at 7:20 a.m. in the Chapel on Wednesday, November 1.

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

School pictures were distributed by Math class. If your picture is unsatisfactory, you MUST bring their original pictures to Academic Services, before a retake can be granted. If a student was absent on picture day – make up pictures will be taken on Friday 11/3/2017 and students should bring a sports coat. A student wanting a retake must bring original packet to Academic Services.

Attention Beta Club Members: Volunteers are need to work Open House on Sunday, November 12 for two-hour shifts in the Cafeteria. A total of four workers are needed. First come-first served! Please see Mr. Becker in F234 to sign up. Also, workers are needed for the Fall Play to serve as ushers. Please see Mrs. Durbin to sign up.

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: Green Cross is looking for students to help out with the Project Warm Blitz on Saturday, Nov. 4 helping to winterize the homes of the elderly and disabled. We also need a team of volunteers the following 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 about each project you are interested in helping!

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:

Freshmen – Today

Juniors – Monday, Nov. 6

Visitors During Lunches this Week:

Today – Hampden-Sydney College

Tuesday, October 31 – University of Alabama-Huntsville

Wednesday, November 1 – Wittenberg University

Thursday, November 2 – Denison University

Friday, November 3 – Mount Saint Joseph 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, October 31     Gadd – Grimm


  • Wednesday, November 1   Gruneisen – Hughes


  • Tuesday, November 28   Hurst – Kulmer

There will be a brief, mandatory meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 31, for seniors going on the November retreat. On Tuesday, report to the chapel after the senior bell. The meeting will last about 15 minutes.

Need service hours? Usher the fall play! Sign up now! Please see Ms. Durbin in T316.

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

Activity News

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. October has five Tuesdays, so that means Video Game Club will be held each of the next two Tuesdays in room D222. New members are always welcome. That’s Video Game Club, October 31 and Nov 7, immediately after school in room D222.

The next Archery Club shoot will be Wednesday November 1, 2017 at the Cherokee Park range. Admission is free. Hope to see you there.

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

Trinity’s Axiom magazine is holding its first ever Halloween art and writing publication contest. There will be prizes and legendary notoriety. Pieces should address the contest theme: Dreams and Nightmares. Submit to Ms. Flipper in S356 or axiom@trinityrocks.com by tomorrow.

The Inner Peace Club will meet today during advising in the chapel. Anyone interested is invited to join. Slips for returning to Advising will be provided. All you need to bring are some good vibes. If you have any questions, see Mr. Schum in F245.



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