Daily Announcements for Wednesday, September 28, 2022

ATTENTION FRESHMEN! Read below for important information about Rockin’!

Rockin’ will take place on WEDNESDAY, October 5, during our first Workday Wednesday’.

Come to school in your House Shirts.

Gym bottoms and sneakers are recommended.

Be prepared to leave everything- including phones- in your lockers.

Nothing can be left in your pockets.

Lunch will be provided. The menu will include burgers, veggie burgers, chips, cookies, and soft drinks. Additional food can be brought from home if you so choose.

There will be nothing additional available for purchase.

Expect more information from your House Advisor.

Come ready to have some fun, show some brotherhood, and display good sportsmanship!

FCA (Fellowship Christian Athletes) meeting TOMORROW at 7:15-7:45 in Marshall Center. All are welcome!

Attention young scientists! Have you ever wanted to explore the depths of a rainforest, swim in volcanic waters, or surf the pacific beaches? Now is your chance. Trinity will be taking a 10 day science research trip to Costa Rica this summer. 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. If you are interested, please see Mr. Heintz in room F134 for an application. There is a parent information meeting on MONDAY at 6pm to discuss the trip.

All students interested in the Ecuador/Galapagos Islands trip this summer: we are down to the last couple of places left on board.  Anyone registering by the end of this month will be able to take advantage of current trip prices.  By Oct. 1st the cost of trip increases by several hundred dollars.  Reserve and register your place NOW!!

Attention Trinity! Are you interested to have an intercultural experience with students from Argentina here at Trinity in February 2023 and traveling to Argentina in June? Join the Argentina Exchange Program. See Mr. Serrano’s room F241 or email serrano@trinityrocks.com.

Attention Seniors the following dates are posted for college visits to Trinity:

TODAY: University of Alabama *3rd lunch – in Cafeteria

               Eastern Kentucky University *3rd lunch – in Cafeteria

             Butler University *2:15-2:45 in College Counseling Office

TOMORROW: Trinity College *9:50-10:20 – in College Counseling Office

               University of Dallas *8:10-8:45 – in College Counseling Office

               Wake Forest University *2:15-2:45 in College Counseling Office – VIRTUAL VISIT

Oct. 3: Georgetown University (DC) *8:10-8:45 – in College Counseling Office

           University of Dayton *2:15-2:45 – in College Counseling Office

Oct. 4: Georgetown College *8:10-8:45 – in College Counseling Office

           Samford University *11:00-11:30 – in College Counseling Office

Oct. 6: Transylvania University *8:10-8:45 – in College Counseling Office

October 10: Centre College *8:10-8:45 in College Counseling Office

Oct. 11: Villanova University *3rd lunch – in Cafeteria

Oct. 18: Brescia University *8:10-8:45 – in College Counseling Office

October 21: Western Kentucky University *8:45-9:15 am in College Counseling Office

Oct. 24: Birmingham-Southern College *8:10-8:45 – in College Counseling Office

Oct. 25: Anderson University (SC) *2:15-2:45 – in College Counseling Office

             Waynesburg University *8:10-8:45 in College Counseling Office

Oct. 26: Lipscomb University *3rd lunch – in Cafeteria

             Wittenberg University *3rd lunch in Cafeteria

Nov. 16: Florida Institute of Technology *3rd lunch – in Cafeteria

Are you wanting to make some extra cash? Check out our “Job Postings” slide on the tv’s around campus or come see Mrs. Durbin in academic services for more info.

Hey, Rocks! You can see hundreds of photos and stories in your student newspaper, the ECHO

Check out the ECHO at trinityecho.com  — or click on the ECHO link at trinity.rocks . You can also follow the ECHO on Twitter (trinity_echo) and Instagram (ths_echo) !

House News:

Congratulations to Becket House on winning this year’s House cornhole tournament. The team of Aaron Hughes and Anderson Steinhiser finished in first place for the Titans. The team of Carter Mickus and Tanner Van Berg finished in third place for Becket. Merton House’s Dylan Brutcher and Connor Woosley finished in second place. Points: First Place – 20 points, Second Place – 15, Third Place – 10 Points, 5 house points for all other houses.​

Aquinas House earned first place in this year’s Pride Week Banner Contest. Patrick House came in Second Place and Becket Finished in Third Place First Place – 20 points, Second Place – 15, Third Place – 10 Points, 5 house points for all other participating houses.

With the results from the Cornhole Tournament and Banner Contest added to the point totals, the current Q1 standings are… 

Becket – 56

Aquinas – 40

Seton – 36

Dante – 34

Patrick – 32

Merton – 25

Romero – 23

Toussaint – 21

Flannan – 20

Gonzaga – 20

The varsity football team will take on Cincinnati St. X FRIDAY NIGHT at 7:00 PM​ at Marshall Stadium. This game is a House marquee event. Students and faculty who check in during the game on the Trinity Shamrocks App or with Mr. Klein will earn points for their house.​​ The names of the attendees will also be entered into a drawing. Ten attendees will receive a $10 gift card to Jimmy Johns. ​​The house with the most attendees will receive 10 points. The house with the second highest number of attendees will receive 9 points, third – 8 points, fourth – 7 points, fifth – 6 points, sixth through tenth – 5 Points. If a house has no members in attendance, it will receive 0 Points.​​

Freshman Rockin’ will take place on WEDNESDAY. Rockin’ is a fun-filled day for freshmen to get to know the other members of their House. Houses will compete in 10 different events. Including a 3-Point Shooting contest, Trinity Jeopardy, a balloon toss, and an obstacle course. The house that earns the most points over the course of the day will be named the 2022 Rockin’ Champs. (Points: First Place – 20 points, Second Place – 15, Third Place – 10 Points, 5 points for all other houses.)

Activities:

The next Black Student Union meeting will be held on Thursday, October 20 in the Library.  We will be discussing the Building Equal Bridges event and more.  Open to all students, we’ll see you then.

The Video Game Club will meet FRIDAY immediately after school. Join us in T105 in the Technology Center!

Mr. Budniak will be speaking on his conversion to the Catholic faith during Advising on TUESDAY.  This event, sponsored by the Sts. Peter and Paul Society, is one you won’t want to miss.  Please make an e-hall pass to Mr. Schum and come to the chapel.  This event promises to be a great experience.  Hope to see you there!

Do you enjoy and excel in math? The Mu Alpha Theta Society could be for you! Come see Mrs. Whitfield in T312 for an application. We will have a short info meeting on MONDAY in T312.

The October golf club outings will be October 3 and 6 at Cherokee. The format for this month will be a 2 vs. 2 scramble, so make sure to sign up at the same tee time as your friend so you can be a team. No scrambled eggs provided. Tee times will range from 3:30-4:00, which means you need to be there BEFORE your tee time to get signed in. Look for an email from Mr. Dotsey to sign up for a tee time. Want to join? Email Mrs. Barr or Mr. Dotsey to get signed up for the club.

Anime Club meeting WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19 from 3-4:45 with Ms. Moses in F133. We will be watching Bubble! Popcorn provided, bring a drink and a friend!

Attention all aspiring Playwriters! Trinity’s Department of Theater Arts are looking for students to write shows for Shamrock Series. Each show must be a 20 minute 1-act. If interested, contact Ms. Reedy by email at Reedy@trinityrocks.com. Shows must be submitted by MONDAY

Schedule change!  The Culinary Club meeting scheduled for October 4th has been moved to Tuesday, October 25th.  The meeting will begin at 3:05 pm in the faculty dining room.  Hope to see you there!

It’s not too late to join the Speech and Debate Team. Come to room F233 M-Th for practice. No experience is necessary, and all grade levels are welcome. Email Ms. Zuccaro at zuccaro@trinityrocks.com for more information.

“Are you looking to learn a new game this year? Then, Join the Cricket club. No prior knowledge of the game is needed. This game will be played in the Shamrock hall, after school on Tuesdays. If interested you may sign up ASAP with Mr. CM in room F332.

Students, if you feel that a career in architecture, engineering or construction work may be in your future, then the ACE is just for you. What is ACE? ACE mentoring program provides students with an opportunity to collaborate and learn from professionals in the field of design and construction. Experts will share advice and valuable skills about what’s needed to be successful.  You will also complete an actual project and have the chance to make good contacts and earn scholarship money at the end of the process. If you are interested in learning more about ACE, then please see Mr. CM in F332. Also, those students who were in the program last year need to reconfirm their interest by signing up again. The ACE club will meet every other Wednesday, and the first meeting will be early next month.

Are you interested in flying, airplanes and flight simulators? Then you may consider joining the Tim’s Flying Club. The club will meet every other week on Thursdays throughout the year. If interested, sign up with Mr CM in room F332 after school.

Look around you. You are surrounded by a world full of electronics? But how does it all work? Would you like to gain more insight into this subject? If so, sign up for the Electronics Club with Mr. CM in F332. This hands-on club includes activities like soldering, de-soldering components, and the assembling of small circuits for various applications, and in the process you can learn some of the basics of electricity and electronics. This club will meet every other Monday.

Attention all Trinity Skiers and Snowboarders: Trinity’s Ski and Snowboard Club is back and ready for action!  Our first meeting will be in September, but students who are interested in joining the club for this year need to join the club Remind Account at this time.  To join the Remind, text @thsski202 to the number 81010.  If you have questions, contact Sr. Kathy Cash or Ben Holland.

Attention Seniors:  We could use a few more of you to join the Senior Flag Corps.  We participate in the pre-game ceremonies before each home football game.  It requires about 30 minutes of your time – is super easy – and looks great on your resume`!!  See Mrs. Mason in the Technology Center on the bottom floor of Old Trinity Hall or email her at mason@trinityrocks.com.

Athletics:

All students interested in being a part of the Trinity Swim & Dive Team need to stop by Mr. Kraus’s room, D222 this week to pick up an information form. That’s all swimmers – both returning members and those new to the team – see Mr. Kraus in D222 this week.

Attention Trinity Bowlers: Make sure you have completed your athletic code of conduct form through PowerSchool and you have your updated KHSAA physical on file with the Athletics Office. Official tryouts are TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. All forms need to be completed and turned in prior to tryouts. We are a competitive, non-cut sport. Come build basic skills in lane patterns, ball grip, release timing and lane approach. Be a part of a competitive team that competes yearly for a spot in the KY State Bowling Tournament. Preferred pre-season practices are underway! Team members will bowl at Kingpin on Tuesday and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5pm. No ball or shoes? No problem. We will get you set up. Email Ms. Betsy Darby for more information at darby@trinityrocks.com or come see her in room S-352. Go Bowling Rocks!

Basketball open gyms are Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:15pm to 4:30pm in Shamrock Hall (open to all grades – as long as they are not currently involved in a Trinity Fall Sport)

Trinity Golfers Senior Ben Wulkopf and Sophomore Will Hudson will compete in the KHSAA State Championship Golf Tournament beginning today at Heritage Hill CC.  Go Ben.  Go Will.

Follow Trinity Sports Twitter for daily updates.

Cross Country 

Saturday               Greater Louisville Classic                           EP Tom Sawyer Park                   8 am

Football

Thursday               Freshman              at St. X                                                                       5:30 pm

Friday                    Varsity                  vs Cincinnati St. X           at Trinity                        7 pm           

Soccer

TOMORROW               Frosh/Varsity        at KCD                                         6 pm/7:30 pm                 

Coach Mitch Greenwell and Trinity Esports beings its season this week:

TODAY 5 pm: Smash Ultimate Varsity vs. Holy Cross

Smash Ultimate JV vs St. Mary (Paducah)

TOMORROW 5 pm:  Rocket League Varsity vs. South Warren

Rocket League JV vs. DeSales

Trinity Esports streams most of its matches at: www.twitch.tv/trinityesportsky.


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