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New Kindergarten Enrollment Options for 2020-21

February 21st, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

We plan to offer four or five-day kindergarten options in addition to the current three-day class (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), contingent upon enrollment. Families may choose to add Tuesday and/or Thursday which will include opportunities for learning and discovery beyond the regular classroom curriculum. Please contact our office for more information. Click here for the fee schedule.

Parent Information Breakfast – Saturday, March 7

February 21st, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

We are looking forward to our first Parent Information Breakfast on Saturday, March 7. As we finalize plans for the program, we will know more about our needs for family and student participation. At this time, we are seeking food donations for the continental breakfast. If you are able to help, please contact the office.

In addition, please keep spreading the word and inviting those who might be looking for a school like Trinitas! RSVP’s will be required for this event. Guests may register directly on Eventbrite or by clicking the “Reserve Your Place” button on our website.

NOTICE – All-School Picture Next Wednesday

February 21st, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

We will have an all-school picture taken after Morning Prayer next Wednesday, February 26. Students should arrive in dress uniform, but they may bring everyday uniform items and change after the picture.

To order the all-school picture, return the order form that went home with students this week. The form is due on or before Picture Day. You may also pay online where you will be given a code to show that payment has been made. Please contact the office if you have questions.

Important Calendar Update – No School on April 22

February 21st, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

Trinitas will welcome Davies Owens, host of the Basecamp Live podcast, in April! Mr. Owens will be speaking at a special event on Tuesday evening, April 21. As with Protect Young Eyes, we hope to facilitate conversation within our community about cultural trends that are deeply influencing children, youth, and adults alike. Watch for more details!

Please note there will be no school on Wednesday, April 22, as Mr. Owens will be leading an in-service day for the staff.

Kindergarten Round-Up – March 17

February 21st, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

If you have a child staring kindergarten in the fall, please plan to attend Kindergarten Round-Up on Tuesday, March 17, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Children will enjoy group activities with Mrs. Hultink and work through some oral and written exercises which help to assess readiness. Parents will have the opportunity to meet with Mr. Marth to discuss tips and hints for a successful start to kindergarten.

Please click here to register or to share the link with a friend.

Best Wishes, Spellers!

February 21st, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

Our school Spelling Bee winner, Gabriel B., and runner-up Lily T. will compete in the regional Spelling Bee to be held at St. Thomas the Apostle School on Tuesday, February 25. It will begin promptly at 4:30. Friends and family are welcome!

February Virtue Focus – FAITH/TRUST

February 21st, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

As we continue to focus on the virtue of FAITH/TRUST, it is good to remember the words of Mother Teresa of Calcutta: “I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.” May that be our prayer as well.

Click here for recommended readings and “Try This” ideas for your family.

Personal Finance Class for Grades 7-8

February 21st, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

We received a generous gift to fund a six-session class in personal finance for our 7th and 8th graders. “Foundations in Personal Finance” is a middle school curriculum designed by Dave Ramsey to help “empower students to make sound financial decisions for life.” Topics include saving and budgeting, credit and debt, education, careers and entrepreneurship as well as others.

CCE Corner – Managing Your Stuff and Your Time

February 20th, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

In this CCE Corner, we return to the lessons we’ve learned about thriving in a classical Christian school. In this lesson, we move from the philosophical to the practical with some age-old advice.

Lesson 8. A place for everything and everything in its place; a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heaves: managing your stuff and your time.

Our CCE Corner lessons have been about habits that help students succeed not only in school, but also in life. Lesson 8 is largely about teaching children how to show up at the right place, on time, and well-prepared. Trinitas gives parents tips at the beginning of the school year about managing stuff and time. They include the following. Read the rest of this entry »

February Virtue Focus – FAITH/TRUST

February 6th, 2020 by Becca Tellinghuisen

We are finishing up our focus on WORK and will be turning our attention to FAITH/TRUST for the month of February. We hope that together, in our school, churches, and homes, we can build a strong faith in our promise-keeping Lord and that we can live lives of faithfulness to Him.

Recommended readings* to read and discuss together:

Grades K-4:
A Child’s Prayer (744)
The Fiery Furnace (753)
We Understand so Little (774)
Amazing Grace (772)

Grades 5-8:
Intro to Faith (741)
Job (749)
St. Nicholas & the Golden Bars (763)
Amazing Grace (772)

*Readings can be found in The Book of Virtues, ed. William J. Bennett. Copies can be found on Amazon Smile.

“Try This” ideas for families:

One: St. Jerome said, “Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.” Read your Bible every day this month.

Two: Keep a prayer journal this month. Use it to record scripture, words of praise and thanksgiving, confession, and prayer requests for yourself and others.

Three: Talk together about people and experiences that have helped you grow in your faith.

Four: Talk together as a family about what FAITH is/looks like and come up with your own idea about how to practice FAITH and FAITHFULNESS.