Daily Announcements for Thursday, February 7, 2019

Office News

Dress down day if you bring in $1 or more donation for Community Club House on Tuesday, February 12.

Juniors and Seniors on the Principal’s List for 2nd quarter: Join us for cake today during advising!

Senior Retreat #6 FEB. 12-15: Mandatory info meeting at 2:50 today in the Chapel. If you cannot attend, see Mrs. Emrich in Campus Ministry as soon as possible.

Have you already been on Senior Retreat? 4th day meeting today during Advising. Make your eHall pass to see Mrs. Emrich and report to the Chapel. This will be a time to reconnect and talk about “living the 4th.”

Check out your student online newspaper, the ECHO, at trinityecho.com! Follow us on Twitter @trinity_echo

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, 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.

House News

The Junior-Senior House intramural basketball action will continue this Wednesday evening when Dante takes on the Old School team at 6:00 PM, Toussaint will play Patrick at 7:00 PM, and Romero will play Flannan at 8:00 PM in Shamrock Hall.

The House Makerspace Challenge was held last Monday. Participants competed in four events: a BB-8 Droid Race, where participants used a Sphero BB-8 droid to race through a maze; a LEGO Build, where students constructed Power T’s entirely out of LEGOS; a Haiku challenge where students used Story Cubes to write haikus; and a Duct Tape Craft Challenge, where participants created wallets made entirely out of duct tape. Gonzaga House’s Todd Crenshaw was the winner of the BB8 drone race. Crenshaw navigated his way through the course in just thirty-four seconds. The Power T created by Becket House’s Alex Cox was declared the best overall design in the LEGO Challenge. The captivating haikus of Toussaint House’s Ryan Biddle were rated best by the judges, and the duct tape wallet created by Becket House’s Jay Bruns was voted the most creative and most functional. When the scores were tabulated, it was Becket House who named the victor of the Makerspace Challenge. Becket finished first with 34 points, Toussaint was second with 30 points, and Aquinas was third with 28 points. Congratulations to the Titans and special thanks to Ms. deGolian, Mr. Jones, and Ms. Zuccaro for their help facilitating and judging the contests.

The final marquee of the third quarter is the hockey game against St. X on Friday at Iceland at 8:00 PM. Friday’s game is also Senior Night. The House with the highest total number of student and faculty attendees during the quarter’s three marquee events will receive a breakfast during its Feb. 25 or 26 House meeting.

The House Trivia Contest has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 21 from 3:15 to 5 PM in Convocation Hall. Each House will have one team comprised of nine people: eight students and one faculty/staff member. The ideal team would consist of two seniors, two juniors, two sophomores, and two freshmen, but this is not required. Quick Recall team members and coaches are not eligible to participate in this contest. There will be 10 categories with 10 questions each. Teams will have seven minutes to answer the questions in each category. The team with the most correct answers after Round 10 is the winner. If there is a tie after 10 rounds, there will be an overtime session. Pizza and drinks will be provided. If you are interested in participating in the trivia contest, sign up with your advisor or House director. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, February 12.


Good news! The student-faculty basketball and dodgeball games that were cancelled as result of last Thursday’s snow day have been rescheduled for next Thursday, February 14. We will be on an Assembly B schedule. The student basketball team will be represented by freshmen Andrew Kuntz, Carson McNat, Rider Monsour, and Sam Swift; sophomore Gehrig Hagedorn; juniors Michael Davis, Kyle Donaldson, and Nick Pesce; and seniors Deke Hook, Luke Pennington, Brett Pfaadt, and Addison Phillips. The student dodgeball team will be comprised of freshmen Chris Paris and Charlie Pankonin; sophomores Garrett Koestel, Nathan Van Sickle, and Luke Swift; and seniors Ricardo Martinez, Sam Kelly, and Scott Cutsinger. Good luck to the student teams. They’re going to need it!

The Book Club will have a meeting on Thursday, February 21 @ 3 p.m. in the Library.  Please make plans to attend.  We always welcome new members. For more information, see Mr. Schum in F245.

Tim’s Flying Club will meet in room F134 today after school, from 3 to 4 p.m. Come on time and get ready to FLY!

The Ky Derby Festival Robo Rumble will be held on Saturday, March 2. This is a Robotics Competition using LEGO EV3 robots. There are 3 different events – we need builders and programmers! See Mrs. Mason in the Technology Center if you are interested in competing!!

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 from 9 PM 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.


Your Track and Field Rocks are the defending state champions and looking to build on the tradition during this 2019 season. If you are at all interested in this sport, it’s not too late to come out for the team! If you are an athlete who plays football, be assured that our program works closely with Coach Snyder and the football program…you can definitely do both as guys like Rondale Moore and James Quick have done before. If you are an athlete who just finished wrestling, swimming, or basketball…we’d love to have you explore your ability to run, throw, jump or vault with us! We will hold an informational meeting for all newly interested athletes on Tuesday, Feb 12 in Coach Holzknecht’s room, S153. If you are already on the team and making practices, please do not attend…this is only for newly-interested athletes. See Coach Holzknecht with any questions.

Attention Volleyball players: Tryouts will be held tonight and tomorrow from 6 to 7:30 pm in Shamrock Hall.  Wear a plain white T-shirt and arrive at 5:45 to register. Please make sure your physical is up to date in the Athletic Office before tryouts.

Attention Baseball Rocks: Mandatory sign-ups are now online. The deadline is tomorrow! Visit www.trinitybaseball.org to sign-up or contact Coach Duggins in the Athletics Office with any questions.


  • Saturday                                                              at St. Patrick                  10 am


  • Friday        F/JV/Varsity       vs Lexington Lafayette    at Trinity        5 pm/6:30 pm/8 pm


  • Thursday              KHSAA state tourney                in Lou @ Executive Strike & Spare

Ice Hockey

  • Friday           Senior Night             vs St. X               at Iceland                             8 pm

Swim and Dive

  • Friday/Saturday     Region Meet  at UofL             All Day


  • Saturday               Region Tournament at St. X                             9 am



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