Daily Announcements for Thursday, September 12, 2019

Office News:

All freshmen will be attending your Freshmen Retreat September 16-20 with your House.

Aquinas and Becket on Monday, September 16

Dante and Flannan on Tuesday, September 17

Gonzaga and Merton on Wednesday, September 18

Romero and Patrick on Thursday, September 19

Seton and Toussaint on Friday, September 20

Those who are missing permission forms just received notice that they need to be completed on the parent portal of PowerSchool.  It is a full day off campus at Cedar Ridge Camp.  Lunch will be provided.  It is a dress down day, but you will be spending a good part of the day outside possibly in muddy conditions, so please dress weather appropriate in clothes that can get muddy.  Shorts and athletic pants are acceptable.  On the day of your retreat, report directly to the chapel at the start of 1st period.  You will return at the end of the day.

Attention all students: By now you should know to check FlexTime for an appointment every Advising Period. Starting September 16, if you miss an appointment that’s in FlexTime, you will be jugged by the teacher who’s made the appointment. Be responsible. Check this every Advising Period.

Picture Day for Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors will occur today, Sept. 12, and tomorrow during Math classes. Students should wear a sports coat and will receive a complimentary picture package with one 5×7 and 4 wallets.  Order forms to purchase additional pictures were distributed in Advising. Payment and order forms must be brought in on picture day for those wishing to order additional pictures.

Seniors! Check out which colleges will be visiting during advising! Sign up in Ms. Kerns’ FlexTime.

The following colleges will visit during advising:

Tuesday, Sept. 17: Eastern Kentucky University

Thursday, Sept. 19: University of Kentucky

Mr. Diehl will be selling books before school on Monday, Thursday and Friday and after school every day. If you need to purchase a book, please see him in the cafeteria by Academic Service during one of these times.

There is still time for you to get your Sports Pass. For any student interested in cheering on the Rocks in all sports come to the athletic office and purchase a sports pass. They are $75 and will allow your access to all home sporting events.  Just show your sports pass at the gate and head in to cheer on your Rocks.

You can see hundreds of photos of you and your friends in your student newspaper, the ECHO.

Check out the ECHO photos and stories at trinityecho.com — or click on the ECHO link at trinity.rocks. Also follow the ECHO on Twitter and Instagram!

JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! Look for the slide with job opportunities on the screens around school.See Mrs. Durbin in academic services for more information.

Do you ride the TARC?  Do you do research for your classes?  If the answer to at least one of these questions is yes, you need a Power+Plus card. This Power+Plus card gives you the discounted student TARC rate and works as the Louisville Free Public Library’s library card, giving you access to their vast collection of books and databases, including those pictured here, which we do not have at Trinity. To get one, see Mrs. deGolian in the library or have your advisor send her your name.  Our goal is for everyone to have one.

On Saturday, we will participate in the Legacy of Life 5K at Our Lady of Lourdes on Breckinridge Lane in honor of Davey Albright. All proceeds of the event go towards supporting donor families and the Satterwhite Patient Assistance Fund. If you are interested in joining our team #DaveyRocks click here to sign up: https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Louisville/GiftOfLife5kLouisville.  There are also opportunities to volunteer.

Our next $1 Dress Down Day will be on Thursday, September 19.  We will be collecting for Catholic Relief Services and Hurricane Dorian relief efforts.

House News:

Activities:

Robotics Club meeting Monday after school in the Technology Center.  All are welcome!

Future Business Leaders of America will be having its first organizational meeting Wednesday, September 18 in room T318.  If you are interested in accounting, computer programming, sports management, technology, or anything in the business field, FBLA might be the club for you.  We will discuss club dues and expectations as well as elect officers for this year.  Anyone who wants to learn about the largest student organization in the country is encouraged to come to the first FBLA meeting tomorrow.  See Sr. Kathy or Ms. Comstock for more information

Meeting today, Sept. 12, in Advising for any student who is new to the Debate Team.  No experience required.  All are welcome.   Meet in F233.

Are you a caring, compassionate person?  Do you enjoy making new friends?  Best Buddies is an organization that builds friendships between Trinity students and others in our community who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities.  We meet monthly for things such as game nights, trips to the movies, or sporting events, and we build a community based on compassion and friendship.  If this sounds like the club for you, come to a brief informational meeting today after school in Mr. Blakeslee’s room, F135.  It will not last longer than 20 minutes.

Attention all students interested in getting your service hours done NOW:  Mr. Budniak and the Green Cross Service Club are putting together a team to work and stay at the Hand in Hand Ministries building in downtown Louisville for the weekend of Oct. 4-6.  We will leave school at noon on Friday and do construction/repair/painting on homes that have qualified for Hand in Hand’s programs in the Portland area through Sunday afternoon.  The program will also include nightly reflections and introduction/history of these parts of the city.  Cost for the weekend will be $150 per person and will cover all of your food, lodging and expenses.  Places are limited, so please see Mr. Budniak in Room F135 ASAP!!

The Book Club will have its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 24 in the library.  New members are always welcomed.  For more information see Mr. Schum in F245.

The Inner Peace Club will meet on Tuesday, September 24 in the Chapel during Advising.  The Inner Peace Club leads students on a Christ-centered guided meditation.  All students are welcomed. Those seeking a reservation should contact Mr. Schum via email to reserve a space.

Attention Chinese, French, German, & Spanish Club students.

All of the language clubs will be going to DAVE & BUSTERS on Thursday, September 19.

We will be there from about 3:15 to 4:30. Sign up online for free games at the Dave & Busters website.

Parents should pick you up at Dave & Busters at St. Matthews Mall. Cost: $25.

Attention young scientists! Have you ever wanted to explore the depths of a rainforest, swim in volcanic waters, or zip line through a cloud forest? Now is your chance. Trinity will be taking a 10 day science research trip to Costa Rica this summer. For the 5th year in a row, we will study leaf cutter ants, frogs, and butterflies in the jungle and look for sea turtles on the coast. Students will have an opportunity to work with college professors while they travel through Costa Rica’s diverse landscape. Don’t pass up an opportunity to learn, eat, and play in one of them most beautiful places in the world. Please see Mr. Heintz in room F134 for an application packet. There is a parent information meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6pm to discuss the trip.

If you are a student, please consider submitting your work to The Axiom. There are categories in artwork/photography, written work, music, and video/short film. Each month, we will draw a name from ANYONE WHO SUBMITTED SOMETHING for a gift card. To find The Axiom online, go to the icons on Trinity.rocks.

Attention all Foodies: The Culinary Club will cook today, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m.. Club members and all food lovers are invited to attend. Plan to meet after school on Thursday the 12th. See you in the kitchen!!

Fulfill our call to bury the dead and earn service hours by seeing Mrs. deGolian in the library to join the St. Joseph of Arimathea Society.

If you are interested in Ping Pong, you can join the ping pong club. The ping pong club meets every other Thursday from 3:10 to 4:10 in the convocation hall. Please sign up with Mr. CM, ASAP in room F332. The club meets in the convocation hall.

Athletics:

Interested in trying out for basketball?  If so, there will be Open Gyms on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in Steinhauser Gym from 3 – 4 p.m. thru Oct. 8.  Proper basketball attire and shoes must be worn.

  • Cross Country

 

    • Saturday    Franklin County Invitational      Kentucky Horse Park (Lexington)    9 am

 

  • Football

 

    • Tomorrow      Varsity        vs Waubonsie Valley (IL)    at Trinity                 7 pm

 

    • Saturday   Freshman    at Centerville (OH)                                           noon

 

    • JV – Open week

 

  • Golf

 

    • Today               vs CAL                                 at Oxmoor CC                  4 pm

 

    • Saturday               Meade County Invitational                                             8 am

 

    • Saturday               Battle for the Bluegrass                                                  9 am

 

  • Soccer

 

    • Today               JV/Varsity  vs Male                at Trinity           5:30 pm/7:15 pm

 

    • Saturday               JV/Varsity  at Guerin Catholic     Nobelsville, IN   4 pm/5:30 pm

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