TTV for Friday, September 30, 2016

Academic News

Don’t forget that the library will be closed during Advising and after school on Monday. Please make other arrangements.

Attention sophomores. On Monday during Advising you will have your first character talk of the year. Each year, each class at Trinity gets a break from advising to listen to an individual or group talk about their perspective on becoming a person of character. This Monday, Oct. 3, you sophomores will be called to Convocation Hall for your first talk. Please plan on it.

Calling all young scientists! Have you ever wanted to explore the depths of a rain forest, swim in volcanic waters, or zip line through the trees of a cloud forest? Well, 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 lizards 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 T315. Or, come to the parent information meeting Thursday, October 6 at 6 p.m. to discuss the trip accommodations, science content, and much more.

Attention all Spring Break service trip travelers. The initial deposit to reserve your place on the Nicaragua trip will be due to Hand-in-Hand Ministries by next Friday. See Mr. Budniak for details!

Attention freshmen, sophomores and juniors. October marks the beginning of the application process for the highly popular summer Governor’s Scholars Program, Governor’s School for the Arts and Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs. Each program is directed to a specific group and interest area. The Governor’s Scholars program is open to juniors only and focuses on 20 different fields from which students can select based on their personal interests. The Governor’s School for the Arts provides in-depth work for sophomores and juniors in the performing arts of all kinds. The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs seeks out freshmen, sophomores and juniors who want to design their own businesses and are willing to work as part of a team. Selected students will live on a college campus this summer for 3 to 5 weeks with all tuition, room and board paid for by the programs. All three programs have scholarships associated with most Kentucky colleges and universities. A meeting will be held for all interested students and their parents on October 10, in the Convocation Hall at 6:30 p.m.  All the information you need to apply will be given out at that time. If you’re interested, put this date on your calendar. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Ward in T125.

The parents of juniors and seniors are invited to a meeting of The Oldham County Community Scholarships on October 11 at 6 p.m. at 314 Exchange in Pewee Valley. This meeting will inform parents about businesses and organizations offering scholarships. This would be an excellent opportunity for your parents to gain additional information about scholarships.

Are you a current sophomore or junior interested in spending eight days in Beijing, China, tuition free under the auspices of the Yale University Global Scholars? You might want to check out their web site at Yale has announced that due to grants from various foundations, half of all the participants will receive full, need-based scholarships. Transportation costs are not covered by the scholarship. The actual Global Scholars program will occur in Beijing from February 3-11, 2017. Applications must be completed and submitted online by October 24. If you have questions, please see Mr. Ward in T125.

Attention all students. Trinity will host its fall Red Cross Blood Drive this year on November 17!  Mark your calendars now – November 17. Put it in your planner – put it in your phone – write it on your hand. November 17. You can be a hero. You can save up to three people’s lives. You can give of yourself to help others and it doesn’t cost anything, just a little time. You even get to miss class for a while. More info will be coming in late October about how to sign up to donate blood, but for now just save the date. November 17.

Activity News

The Robotics Club will hold its next meeting on Monday after school in the Trinity Hall computer lab.

The first ACE mentoring class for this year will be next Wednesday. If you have not registered online at and turned in the parent consent form, please do so at the earliest. Meet Mr. CM or Mr. Serrano, if you need help with this.

The next Archery Club shoot will be next Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:15. Hope you can make it and see some intense competition or even sling a few arrows yourself. See you then.

Best Buddies – if you have not completed your membership application and interest survey yet, please do so immediately by going to the website on the screen, clicking Member Application and then High School. It will guide you through the required information. We cannot move forward until you get this done. See Mr. Seng with any questions. We will have an opening training session after school next Thursday.

Members of Dunk Club – please turn in your transportation forms and Parent/Guardian Consent and Liability Waivers. You must have these to Ms. Flipper before our first trip next Friday.

Attention all students looking for a day of mayhem and fun. The annual student trip up to the Ohio Renaissance Festival will be on Saturday, October 8. If you want a place on the bus, and there aren’t many left, please see Mr. Budniak as soon as possible this week to get a permission form and reserve your seat! Tickets are the same as last year: $40.

The Green Cross Service Club is looking for a limited number of volunteers to help with the Living Rosary Procession on Sunday, October 9 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. here at Trinity. See Mrs. McGuire in S151 during Advising or after school for more information.

The Book Club will have a meeting on Thursday, October 27 at 3 p.m. in the library. Cookies and milk will be served. For more information, see Mr. Schum in F-245.

Sports News

Attention varsity football, soccer, cross country and golf players. Members of the varsity football, soccer, cross country and golf teams will be called to Steinhauser Gym near the end of 4th period for today’s pep rally. When you are called over please report to the lobby of Steinhauser Gym to line up for the pep rally. Go Rocks. Beat St. X!

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