A Round of Applause for Team Trinitas!

May 2nd, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

Congratulations to all the runners who participated in the Calvin Spring Classic 5K and Family Fun Run last Saturday!

Aaron B., Charlie K., Gabriel B., Gabriel F., Isaac H., Jeffrey H., Lily T., Maraika B., Nathan S., Robyn T., Sonia T., Tommy K., Truman M., Watson B.

Those who participated (or just showed up to cheer) had a great morning and were already talking about next year. Circle next April 24 on your calendar and plan to join the team!

Standardized Testing – May 13-17

May 2nd, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

All full-time students will take tests the week of May 13 (M-F for Grades K-2; T-Th for Grades 3-8). The testing is scheduled during the morning hours and will end before lunch each day. It’s important to plan for your children to have a good night’s sleep and a healthy breakfast so they are prepared to take the test.

Homeschool families, please contact your classroom teacher for the test schedule if your child(ren) will not be participating as the testing may impact your partnership class schedules.

PLEASE NOTE: We may be able to make up missed days of testing due to illness, but cannot make up testing for planned absences.

May Virtue Focus – Loyalty

May 2nd, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

LOYALTY is the virtue of the month. We continue to talk about and practice being loyal. You’re welcome to join us for chapel on Wednesday, May 22, when long-time friend of Trinitas, Pastor Eric Schalk, will be talking to us about loyalty in the Christian life.

Here are the recommended readings* and “Try This” ideas.

Grades K-4:
Home Sweet Home (707)
Paul Revere’s Ride (708)
America the Beautiful (722)
Knute Rockne (732)

Grades 5-8:
Intro to Loyalty (665)
Yudisthira at Heaven’s Gate (684)
Penelope’s Web (701)
Concord Hymn (713)

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

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Alumni Help Wanted for Field Day on May 24

May 1st, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

Dear Trinitas Alumni,

It’s the first of May which means Field Day isn’t too far away! Some of you have served as Field Day volunteers in the past, and we are extending the invitation once again. We would love to have you join the fun on Friday, May 24, from 8:00 – 11:35 a.m. We need leaders to manage the different stations, explaining the rules of each activity to the groups of students. If you are interested in helping, please contact the office.

Also, please don’t forget about Fine Arts Night next Friday, May 10, at 7:00 p.m. We hope to see you there and hope you can reconnect with other alumni during the time of food and fellowship after the program!

Happy 2,772nd Birthday to Rome!

April 27th, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

On Monday, April 22, we celebrated Rome’s birthday with a song and cake. (According to legend, Rome was founded on April 21 in 753 BC.) Special thanks to Emilia F. for designing the cake!

Calvin 5K and Family Fun Run on Saturday

April 25th, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

We hope to break a three-way tie in the D & W School Challenge so that one of our students can win a $350 gift certificate to Village Bike & Fitness! You have until the end of today to sign up. Click here for more information and the registration link. You must indicate “Yes” for the School Challenge and select “Trinitas”.

We would like to connect with everyone on race day! Please look for Trinitas team members and fans near the start of the 5K from 8:15-8:30 a.m., in the indoor track area for kids’ activities from 8:30-9:15, and at the after-party beginning around 9:45. Prizes will be given at the party. You must be present to win.

Is Your Child Making the Move to 5th or 7th Grade?

April 25th, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

Parents of students moving into 5th or 7th grade next year are invited to meet with Mr. Marth on Friday, May 3, at 2:00 p.m. You will learn about the things you can start doing now to prepare for that transition.

Reader’s Theater Will Take You to Narnia!

April 25th, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

Every spring, our 7th/8th Reader’s Theater group presents a play from classic children’s literature. We invite you to join us on Wednesday, May 29, at 2:00 p.m. for a half-hour production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

Support Trinitas by Shopping AmazonSmile

April 25th, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

Shopping for Mother’s Day? Or perhaps a graduation or wedding gift? May is a gift-giving month! Remember that Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to our school. Please use this link when you go to fill your cart!

Virtue of the Month

April 25th, 2019 by Trinitas Classical

As April turns to May, our virtue focus shifts from COURAGE to LOYALTY. Students and teachers will be talking about what it means to be loyal. Watch for our home poster next week with ideas to help you have these discussions at home as well.

We will welcome a long-time friend of Trinitas to speak to us in chapel on Wednesday, May 22. Pastor Eric Schalk is the minister at Fourth Reformed Church, home to Trinitas in its early days. We look forward to his visit!