Daily Announcements for Friday, March 29, 2019

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Lots of Thanks are in order for those who helped with our spring Red Cross Blood Drive and to those who stepped up to donate blood! Thanks to those members of Dante House who worked all day at the drive. Thanks to the operations crew for helping with the setup and clean up. Thanks to Ms. Hook and Ms. Harrell for all their help keeping up with all our donor students! Thanks to the faculty for working with students who missed class for this vital community project. And finally, MANY THANKS to those of you who donated blood and those who attempted to donate.  Thanks for giving of yourself to help up to 3 other people.  YOU are a HERO!  We collected 64 usable pints of blood!  This will help the nation-wide shortage the Red Cross is experiencing.

Attention all travelers participating in the WWII European tour this summer…We are having a group meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 pm. Don’t forget to bring copies of the important identification documents needed. As a group, we will fill in several forms, discuss room assignments and talk more about how you can start preparing for the trip. We will meet in room F-141, Mr. Rapp’s room.  Come in the Alumni Hall door under the awning. There will be a student there to let you in starting at 6:15. If you have questions, see Ms Darby in S-352.

Seniors remember that you will lose access to your Office 365 account once you graduate. If you have files in your OneDrive that you need to keep, please back them up somewhere else. If you have signed up for anything using your Trinity email account and plan on using it after graduation, be sure to update your contact information with a non-Trinity email address. All access to Office 365, including your OneDrive and email, will be disabled immediately following senior exams.

The 2019 Student Phonathon begins next week. Those that participate will receive: points for the House Cup, service hours, free t-shirt, pizza, snacks and sodas for working 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Training and scripts provided.

Here are the dates:

  • Tuesday, April 9:  Aquinas House (Mr. Carroll)


  • Wednesday, April 10:  Becket House (Mr. Thomas)


  • Thursday, April 11:  Toussaint House (Dr. Striegel)


  • Monday, April 15:  Merton House (Mr. Backes)


  • Tuesday, April 16: Patrick House (Ms. McGuire)


  • Wednesday, April 17: Gonzaga House (Mr. Mata)


  • Thursday, April 18: Romero House (Mr. Waggoner)

The Sts. Peter and Paul Society will offer Stations of the Cross during Lent on Friday afternoons in the Chapel starting @ 2pm.  Stations of the Cross are a traditional Catholic prayer that remembers Jesus’ way of the cross.  It can be a powerful prayer experience.  All are welcomed.

A summer opportunity for high schoolers with a background in shop, building, engineering, or design being offered at University of Louisville.  We’re launching Design the Future, a 6-day STEM & Design Thinking summer camp where high school students build products to overcome challenges faced by individuals with disabilities! Come to academic services for more information.

Are you interested in becoming a lawyer or learning more about law careers? The Louisville Bar Association’s 2019 Summer Law Institute (SLI) will be held Sunday, June 16 to Saturday, June 22 at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. This is a 7-day residential program for high school students interested in the law and the legal profession. The schedule will include panel discussions with attorneys and judges, mock trial sessions, and topics taught by attorneys and law school professors. Applications can be picked up at Academic Services.


Under the leadership of our senior and president of the Y-Club, Andrew Grimm, our KUNA delegation once again shined and displayed great talent and ability to debate among 2000 high school students from around the state of Kentucky. As a delegation, they were named a ‘Premier Delegation’ for their outstanding job participating throughout the three days of the conference.

Individuals awards were also earned:

  • Porter Hunt, Nick Huls, Colin Grimm, and Sebastian Mata wrote and presented a resolution which earned them the award of “Outstanding Resolution”


  • Andrew Grimm was named an “outstanding Ambassador”


  • Luke Bunnell was elected to be a Summit President


  • Ben Taylor and Porter Hunt were named “outstanding Speaker”


  • Advisors of the Kuna delegation are Mr. Jorge Serrano and Mr. Walter Mata


The French, German, Chinese, and Spanish Clubs will meet on Wednesday, April 17, from 3:15 – 4:30. We will go bowling at Ten Pin Lanes and also have Pizza ! Cost about $10.

Intramural volleyball will resume play on Monday, April 8.  Make sure to bring your clothes and report to Shamrock Gym after school on Monday, April 8 if you are scheduled to play.

All Beta Club Service Hours are due by the end of the school day TODAY. Please turn these in to Mr. Becker or Mr. Aberli


Tennis history was made on March 26, 2019.  Not only did your Trinity Tennis Rocks defeat St. X for the third time in four years, the 4-1 final score was, according to head coach Chris Mather, St. X’s greatest margin of defeat in 33 years.  Led by the powerhouse Chou Brothers, Trinity got off to an early lead with #1 singles player Brandon Chou polishing off his opponent 6-1, 6-0 while #2 Michael Chou did not allow a single game to his opponent, winning easily at 6-0, 6-0.  The #1 Doubles team of Justin Lee and Freshman sensation Ben Rueff came out victorious in a tough 6-3, 6-4 battle.  Finally, #2 Doubles players Akash Patil-Terhune and Jacob Bir outlasted their opponents 6-4, 6-4 with the match point coming on a textbook-perfect lob from Bir, reminiscent of Rafael Nadal.  Next up for the Rocks is a match on the 28th against a very tough duPont Manual team.


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