Daily Announcements for Friday, January 25, 2019

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Attention all Sophomore, Junior and Seniors enrolled in an AP class. If you want to take the AP test for your class, you must attend an important meeting on Tuesday, January 29 in the cafeteria during advising. Again, if you want to take an AP test, you must attend an important meeting on January 29 during advising in the cafeteria.

Juniors—your retreat days continue over the next few weeks. 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 or Trinity shirt, and sneakers. You’ll be off campus all day and lunch is included. Details will also be sent to your school email the day before your retreat.


Tuesday, January 29:     McLAUGHLIN – MURTA

Tuesday, February 5:     NICHOLS – RACCULIA

Tuesday, February 26: HULS – LENHART

 (rescheduled from 1/22 – Assembly A with 9 am start)

Thursday, February 28:     RADEMAKER – RYAN

Tuesday, March 5:     SAUERBECK – STRACK

Tuesday, March 19:     STRAUSE – WAGNER

Tuesday, March 26:     WALTER – YOUNGBLOOD

Seniors: If you’re interested in participating in this year’s Pink-White Dance Team, see Ms. Kerns in Academic services to sign up and receive your information packet.

Catholic Schools Week will take place this year from January 27 to February 2. As part of our celebration of CSW, we will have a student-faculty basketball game on Thursday, January 31. This year’s game will also feature a student-faculty dodgeball game during halftime of the basketball game. The student basketball team will consist of three students from each grade level, and the dodgeball team will consist of two students from each grade level. Students interested in playing basketball or dodgeball must purchase a chance. Chances will be $1 and will be available during all lunches through Monday. Students may enter as many times as they want, and once a student has submitted his name, other students may purchase additional chances on his behalf. Current members of the freshman, JV or varsity basketball team are not eligible to participate in the basketball game. The money collected from the purchase of chances will benefit Community Clubhouse, a nonprofit organization that provides tutoring for children in the Buechel neighborhood of Louisville.


The Varsity and JV quick recall teams had a greaT performance at the league tournament on Saturday, hosted by St. X. Trinity was the ONLY team to bring home league season and tournament trophies in both JV and Varsity. The Varsity team finished the regular season in a rare 3-way tie for 1st place with KCD and Sacred Heart, with each team finishing 10-1. In the tournament, the Rocks easily beat CAL to set up a match with KCD. Having beat the Bearcats 25-24 in the season, the Rocks were in for a challenge and rose to the occasion, winning 24-19. That set up a chance to avenge their only loss of the season to Sacred Heart, which had ended Trinity’s 19 game unbeaten streak in a lopsided SHA win. Trinity fell behind 7-2 but then rallied to lead 13-11 at the half. The work the Rocks have put in showed as the team pulled away to win 28-20. Senior captain Sammy Mattingly deserves credit for clitch answers and steadying the team, while Junior Jack McCalpin twice initiated first-half rallies with great math answers. Junior Nick Huls was great as usual and Trinity received critical points from Aden Yeager too. Credit also goes to John Fernandez, Hunter Ruckriegel and Gavin Weakley for their support. MVP for the day was Sammy Mattingly. The JV Rocks finished second in the league tournament. The JV Rocks easily beat KCD 29-15, then gutted out a 25-20 victory over DeSales after being down by 1 at half.  Unfortunately the Rocks winning did not continue, losing in the championship match to the more experienced St. X squad. MVP for the tournament was Riley Moremen. Victory would not have been possible though without major contributions from Dylan Fox, Cade Watson, Dylan Ernst and Will Hodge. The future looks bright for the JV team though, returning a strong freshman core who performed better than the freshmen of the champs head to head.  Sam Arnold, Chris Paris, Zach Young, Matthew Fish, Paul Springer, Trevor Antle and Garrett Weakley all showed promise and look to avenge the JV Rocks’ loss next year.

The Culinary Club is back in action! We will meet on Tuesday, January 29 after school. Trinity alum Jon Bufford,’04, will be the guest speaker. He will discuss locally available jobs in food service, as well as paid-tuition assistance programs for students who wish to pursue higher ed and careers in the food industry. If you are looking for a part time job for the school year, or employment for the summer, or if you just want to eat some tasty snacks, make plans to attend on the 29th. The Culinary Club will also meet on Thursday, January 31 after school in the school kitchen for a cooking meeting with Chef Lee and Chef Jeremy. Make plans to attend both of these delectable culinary events! “See you in the kitchen!”

The Investment Club will have its first 2019 meeting on Monday 1/28 in S252 after school. Please contact Coach Schroeder with questions.

The Ski/Snowboard Club will be running buses to Paoli again this week.

WWII: The Western Front & the Holocaust Tour. Are you ready to make meaningful real-life connections with the events of D-Day, the assault operations of 101st Airborne Division and the atrocities of the Holocaust? Come step back into history with me and your Trinity brothers. In June of 2019, Trinity students will travel abroad to become living witnesses to the atrocities brought about during World War II and by the Nazi Party’s Final Solution. Students will have an opportunity to make real-life connections to events typically only studied in history books. Our history of WWII Western Front and the Holocaust tour will give students the opportunity to explore London, Portsmouth, Caen, Normandy, Rouen, Luxembourg City, Bastogne, Amsterdam, Hannover and Berlin as part of 14-day trek across Western Europe.

Tour highlights include:

A tour of Churchill’s War Rooms

A guided sightseeing tour of the beaches at Normandy

A tour of 101st Airborne sites in France and Belgium including 1944 foxholes in Foy

A tour of the Anne Frank House and the Dutch Resistance Museum

A dinner cruise down the canals of Amsterdam

Tours of the Bergen- Belsen memorial and Sachsenhausen concentration camps

A tour of the Reichstag in Berlin

A guided tour of Bebelplatz, Bendlerbock, the Berlin Holocaust Memorial and Hitler’s bunker

SIGN UP TODAY! For more information on this trip, access our tour website at www.lingo-tours.com/WWT966. See Ms. Darby in S-352 for more specific information or with questions.

The Sophomore Dance will take place on Saturday, February 9 from 9 p.m. to midnight in Shamrock Gym. Tickets for the dance are $20 per couple. Students can purchase tickets from Ms. Carrico in the Academic Services Center during lunch or after school.


Attention Baseball Rocks: Mandatory sign-ups are now online. The deadline is Friday, February 8, visit www.trinitybaseball.org to sign-up or contact Coach Duggins in the Athletics Office with any questions.

Attention all returning Trinity Tennis players, we will have our first meeting of the year in Mr. Hull’s room, C173, at 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 31. This meeting is mandatory; if you cannot make it, you will need to contact Coach Mather or Coach Hull. This meeting is also open to any students who may be interested in finding out more about the tennis program.

Lacrosse meeting for all grades on Thursday 1/31/19 at 6 p.m. in Convocation Hall. This is for players in all grades & their parents. We will discuss the 2019 season, tryouts, game schedule, fees, spirit wear etc.  Please contact Coach Schroeder with questions schroeder@trinityrocks.com.


  • Saturday                                                              at Atherton HS                        9 am


  • Thursday         Freshman          Providence               at Providence (IN)                      6 pm
  • Friday   F/JV/Varsity   Madison Central at Trinity   4:30 pm/6 pm/7:30 pm 9 (Student ID night)
  • Saturday         Freshman      North Bullitt Tourney      at North Bullitt HS             All Day
  • Saturday       JV/Varsity      Woodford County    at Woodford County         5:30 pm/7 pm


  • Saturday         Individual Region Tourney              at Executive Bowl                      8 am

Ice Hockey

  • Saturday                      Evansville (IN)                at Swonder Ice Rink             4:30 pm
  • Sunday                   Owensboro                      at Owensboro                             11 am

Swim and Dive

  • Saturday        Sacred Heart Invite    at UofL Natatorium            2 pm


  • Saturday               State Duals          at Lindsey Wilson College         All Day




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