Daily Announcements for Friday, February 2, 2018

Office News

Important Information. Online registration is available January 27 – February 14 for the 2018-2019 School Year. Directions as follows:

  • Go to www.trinityrocks.com, click on the PowerSchool tab at the top of the screen. Login using the username and password.


  • On the Grades and Attendance page click on the icon for Class Registration.

Is your son a talented artist, have mad graphic design skills or just knows a great looking t-shirt when he sees one? Would he like to win a $50 gift certificate to his place of choice? Ask him to enter his original “Answer the Call” design for this year’s Student Phonathon t-shirt and if his entry is chosen, he’ll win the $50 prize and the prestige of his design being on every phonathon t-shirt! For more information and entry form see Mr. Hull in C173.

All Seniors who are going on Senior retreat #6 next week: There is a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 2:45, right after the senior dismissal bell in the Chapel. This meeting will only last about 10 minutes and will tell you what to pack and other details for retreat. If you cannot attend, see Mrs. Emrich in Campus Ministry as soon as possible.

Upcoming team masses to be held at 7:20 a.m in the chapel before school:

Baseball Team – today

Fishing/Bowling/Cheerleading – Monday, February 5

Cross Country Team – Tuesday, February 6

Powerlifting Team – Thursday, February 8

Lacrosse Teams – Friday, February 9

Louis-Edward Nicklies Scholarship Fund. Students must be pursuing a career in Law, Engineering, Teaching, Medicine or Ministry, and must enroll at an accredited institution in Jefferson County, KY. The deadline is March 23, 2018. See Mr. Manning or Ms. Stich for the application.

Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.

Teachers are the backbone of Catholic schools. Today is National Appreciation Day for Catholic School Teachers, which celebrates and honors over 152,000 Catholic school teachers who give time, energy and care to their students. The Catholic identity of the school resides within each member of the faculty. A school is Catholic because the faculty models the message of the Gospel. A school is Catholic because the faculty integrates gospel values into the content it teaches. A school is Catholic because the faculty challenges students to accept the call of the Gospel.

Fellow students—take a moment today to show your gratitude and say “thank you” to your teachers for their service and dedication as a Catholic school teacher. We are Trinity: We learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.

If you made Principal’s List for the 2nd Quarter come join us for CAKE! Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Cafeteria – during Advising!! We want to recognize YOUR accomplishment!!

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors:

  • Would you like to have your writing and photography published online?


  • Would you like a chance to earn a $10,000 Trinity scholarship for your senior year?


  • When you select classes for next year, sign up for Photography and Online Journalism (E501) or Independent Photojournalism (A361)!

Share your talents with the world!

Check out new Service Opportunities on Service page of Rockspace under RockLinks.

The National CCAA Scholarship is awarded to eight college-going high school seniors from various geographic regions attending one of our member institutions in Fall 2018. The National CCAA Scholarship is a one-time, $1,000 award. This year’s application is now live on their website. The application is brief and will take students a few minutes to complete. The deadline to apply is March 1 and award recipients will be selected in mid to late March. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Mr. Manning or Ms. Stich.

Junior Retreats have started up again! 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 shirt or Trinity t-shirt, and sneakers. You’ll be off campus all day and lunch is included.

Tuesday, February 6          Mattingly – Monsour

Thursday, February 8         Morgan – Perry

Thursday, February 22       Peters – Robinson

Tuesday, March 13             Rogers – Stevenson

Tuesday, March 20            Stivers – Vanlandingham

Thursday, April 26             Vega – Zupetz

Attention Seniors! The Democratic Woman’s Club of Jefferson County offers one $750 scholarship annually to eligible high school students residing and attending school in the county. To be considered, students must submit an application and all supporting materials via email or mail on or before the deadline: February 10, 2018. The selected winner will be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship from the statewide Democratic Woman’s Club of Kentucky! See Mr. Manning or Ms. Stich for more information.

4th Day meetings on Thursdays during Advising for Seniors who have been on a senior retreat. The meetings begin at 2:15 and Campus Ministry will give you a pass to return to your Advising.

Mr. Greenwell’s Writing Workshop. Help with writing and revision work. Monday-Thursday 3-3:30 p.m. in S355

Cheating:  Cheating includes . . .

The use of cheat sheets

Copying homework

Plagiarism (cut and paste)

Stealing materials from a teacher

Photographing a test

Assisting another student to cheat

Penalties include . . .

1st Offense: No credit. A conference with parents. Jug.

2nd Offense: No credit. Conference with parents. Saturday jug and a demerit. Dismissal from honor societies.

3rd Offense: All of the above. Two demerits. Academic contract with possible loss of credit for class.

Future offenses: Dismissal

House News

Third Quarter Marquee Events

Varsity Basketball vs. Male on Saturday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity

Hockey vs. St. X on Friday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Iceland

Third Quarter Contests

House Intramural Basketball Championship on Thursday, March 1 at 8:00 a.m. in Steinhauser Gym

3-point Shooting Contest on Thursday, March 1 at 8 a.m. in Steinhauser Gym (Halftime of Intramural Championship)


Your Trinity academic team made history this weekend. For the first time in 20 years, the Trinity Shamrocks won District in Governor’s Cup. St. X has held the crown going back to the 1990’s but no more. Competing against St. X, Collegiate and Sacred Heart, the Rocks face perhaps the toughest District in Kentucky. The quick recall team of Luke McFarland, Henry Mullins, Nick Huls, David Gregory, Sammy Mattingly, Spencer Brown and Jack McCalpin dominated the field, ending the day with a 38-17 defeat of St. X to win the quick recall title. That makes the quick recall team 5-0 versus St. X this year, but many individuals played a role in bringing glory to the Shamrocks, too.

Placing for the Rocks were:

Luke McFarland: 1st in Language Arts and 3rd in Arts & Humanities

Eric Brian: 1st in Social Studies

Henry Mullins: 2nd in Arts & Humanities

Nick Thevenin: 2nd in Math

Bruno Santic: 2nd in English composition

David Gregory: 3rd in Math

Nick Huls: 4th in Language Arts and 5th in Social Studies

Sammy Mattingly: 4th in Science

Dylan Fox: 4th in Arts & Humanities

The Future Problem Solving team of Justin DePrado, Christopher Elder, Ben Taylor, and Nico Rechenberg finished 2nd and will advance to Region.

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Everyone loves a good snow day and so does your Axiom staff! The topic for our next contest is…snow! Write a short story about a memorable snow day, a poem about a unique snowflake, a photo of something that looks cool covered in snow or film a short script involving snow. That’s right, The Axiom is now accepting video as a literary genre. Bring your submissions to Mr. Seng’s room – S253- by Thursday, February 15; that’s the day before Winter break. All submissions will be considered for inclusion in this year’s Axiom but the best example from each category will be awarded a $10 Chick Fil A card! And yes, you can enter in multiple categories.

The ACE field trip to OMNI hotel construction site has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, February 6. Please bring your permission slips with the corrected field trip date ASAP.

Winter got you blue? Come get some good vibes. The Inner Peace Club will have a meeting   Tuesday, February 6 during Advising. Students should report to the Chapel after ttv and will be given slips to return to Advising. For more information, see Mr. Schum in F245.

Barbell Club practice will be Mondays at 5:15 and Tuesday and Thursday at 4:30. New members are welcome!

Congratulations Toussaint House: 2018 House Trivia Champions!


The Trinity Tennis Rocks will have its first meeting of the year tomorrow at 2:05 in Mr. Hull’s room, C173.  Whether you are a returning player or a potential new player just interested in getting more information, plan on attending this 30-minute meeting. If you have any questions, please contact our Trinity Tennis Moderator, Mr. Hull

The next college signing ceremony will be held after school on Wednesday, February 7.  If you have been recruited to play college sports next year and would like to be part of the signing ceremony, contact Mr. Rob Saxton, AD, in the Trinity Athletics Office.

ATTENTION ALL VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS: Tryouts are scheduled for February 8 and 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Shamrock Hall.  You must be present on both dates to tryout and must have a current physical on file in the Athletic Office.  Be sure to check with the Athletic Office before tryouts if you are unsure about your physical. You MUST wear a plain white undershirt to tryout.

Attention All Athletes: Track practice for sprinters and hurdlers has begun! We ARE actively practicing. If you are someone who has come to the informational meetings and signed up, it’s time to go!  Practice is daily at Walden’s track. Please see Coach Holzknecht or Coach Magre with questions or concerns. Champions are made in the off-season! See you out there!

Attention all lacrosse players: There will be a lacrosse player and parent meeting regarding the 2018 season on Monday, February 5 in Alumni Hall at 6 p.m.  We will discuss fees, tryouts, the 2018 schedule, responsibilities & expectations.  The meeting is for all prospective lacrosse players in all grades & their parents. Please contact Coach Schroeder in S252 with questions.

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