TTV for Thursday, March 30, 2017

Academic News

Thank you to all who participated and supported the Rice Bowl dress down day. We raised $733 that will go to help people in developing, war torn, impoverished and famine stricken areas throughout the world.

Those students who will be traveling to Nicaragua next week for spring break are reminded to attend a short and final organizational meeting this afternoon at 3:10 in Mr. Budniak’s room, F136.

Today is the deadline for the Jim Adams Scholarship. You must return the signed form to Coach Owens and follow the contest guidelines by 3:05 this afternoon to be eligible for the contest. See Coach Owens in room D224 if you have any questions. Thanks, and happy writing!

This announcement is for juniors. Voting for next year’s senior class officers is open now. Check your Trinity email for a link to vote. You must enter your name and student number to vote. Voting will close Friday at 2:00, so don’t put this off. See Mr. Jackson or Mr. Henning if you have any questions.

This is a reminder that if you are planning on getting your driver’s permit over Spring Break, you must have a school compliance form. This can be obtained from Mrs. Carrico in the Academic Services office. Just let her know early in the day that you need one and she’ll have it ready for you after school. Remember, there will be limited office hours next week and you may not be able to get one if you wait till then.

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity at the University of Louisville is offering a scholarship. You must be attending U of L, have a 3.0 GPA, and exceptional community service. You do not have to join the fraternity. Apply online at http://goo.gl/ru313u or see Mrs. Bohannon.

The American Public Works Association is offering a scholarship. Requirements are a 1000-1500 word essay. Apply online at https://kentucky.apwa.net or see Mrs. Bohannon. Deadline is May 1, 2017.

Beta Theta Pi Fraternity at the University of Kentucky is offering a scholarship. You must be attending U of K and be committed to making the community better. You do not have to join the fraternity. Apply online ukybeta.org using the Men of Principle tab or see Mrs. Bohannon. Deadline is August 1, 2017.

House News

The Student Phonathon ends tonight with Becket House manning the phones. There are signup sheets for all the Houses in your Advising classroom. If you can’t make your House’s assigned night, come on a different night and your House will still get credit. This is a marquee event, so your participation is important. The Phonathon takes place is Alumni Hall from 5:30 until 8:30 and pizza, snacks and soft drinks are provided. You can also earn three service hours for participating; in addition to receiving a free t-shirt and gift certificates. If your House has at least 20 volunteers, they will earn a dress down day, and the House with the most volunteers earns a pizza party during Advising. So sign up today!

The Easter season gives us an opportunity to reflect on our own lives and to make a positive impact on others’ lives. Now through April 13, Flannan House is holding a toy drive for Jarrett’s Joy Cart. A cancer patient named Jarrett started the cart to bring some joy to kids while they are in the hospital going through treatments. Last year our total was roughly 300 toys. This year we would like to bring even more joy to those young cancer patients. Donation bins will be in main areas of the school: the Rotunda, Student Affairs Office, on the second floor of Old Trinity Hall and in Mr. Wilson’s room F237. Thank you in advance for buying a matchbox car, a coloring book, a small stuffed animal, a Barbie doll, a comedy DVD, or even an iTunes gift card to give to Jarrett’s Joy Cart. Flannan House members plan to distribute the toys after Spring Break.

Activity News

Yesterday’s Uno matches were dominated by the previously winless Clicks Mulloy. Clicks has obviously been working on his game. Unfortunately, he is also Trinty’s ace photographer so there was no one there to capture his three victories. Aaron False Uno Fernandez picked up the only other win of the day. Special shout out to Bailey Dance King Jones who joined us for the first time.

The Tim’s Flying Club will meet this afternoon, in Mr. CM’s room F134, after school from 3 to 4 p.m.

All Beta Club service hour sheets are due by this Friday at 2 p.m. Please complete service hour sheets and turn them into either Mrs. Darby or Mr. Becker.

Students, faculty and staff interested in dunking with Dunk Club: Our next trip to Sky Zone will be Friday, April 21. Meet in Ms. Flipper’s room at 2:15 and check with her in advance if you don’t have a ride. Make sure you get your Trinity and Sky Zone waivers filled out. Cost is $13 to dunk. We are inviting faculty and staff to a dunk off with us on this date, and we need you!

Sports News

Track update w/ pics: http://bit.ly/2mSgoGZ

Our Tennis Rocks have moved closer to dethroning St. X but came up a bit short yesterday. Freshman Presley Thieneman gave X’s Drew Singerman, the state’s number one player, quite a scare, taking the first two games of the match, but ultimately falling 4-6 and 5-7.  Junior Cameron Strause and Freshman Justin Long, playing at #2 and #3 singles respectively, put up a good fight but ran into some very tough St. X competition and lost both matches in straight sets. Our #1 Doubles team of Sam Rueff and Brandon Chou pushed their opponents to the brink, providing an exciting match, but fell in similar fashion to Thieneman – 4-6, 5-7.  Finally, the #2 Doubles team of Senior Zach Kelly and Freshman Michael Chou pulled out a solid win at 7-6 and 6-2.

The Volleyball Rocks will take on St. X this evening in Steinhauser Gym.  Matches are at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Make plans to come out and cheer on the Rocks.

 


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