Monday, February 12, 2018

Students:

This afternoon all the students will attend a presentation of what to look forward to concerning the Chicago trip. We will review the itinerary and rules.

Rev. Brummel will lead us in chapel on Wednesday, February 14, at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to join us.

There will be no school next Monday, February 19, for President’s Day.

We’re going to state! Congratulations to our robotics team who had a great outing in Sioux City on Saturday! We qualified for state by winning the “think” award. The state competition is in Iowa City February 23 and 24.

A representative from Southwest Minnesota State will be here Tuesday morning, February 13, to meet with interested juniors and seniors.

A representative from Northwest Iowa Community College will be here next Wednesday, February 21, to meet with interested juniors and seniors.

Advance notice:  The State Solo/Ensemble Music Festival will be held on Saturday, April 14, at Lawton-Bronson High School.  Exact times are set later.  This festival includes instrumental, vocal, and piano.

General:       

If you bank at American State Bank, they are offering customized debit cards with the Trinity logo and the word “Tigers” on it (see the image on page 2). Cost of the card is $10. The bank will give $5 to the Parents Circle for each card we purchase. The cards are available at the bank.

Trinity Christian High School of Hull, IA, is seeking a Bible/church history teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The position involves other courses, and the school will try to be flexible according to the applicant’s areas of expertise. The successful applicant will be a member of the Protestant Reformed Churches and willing to seek Iowa certification. To find out more information or to apply for the position please contact principal Jim Regnerus (jregnerus@trinitychs.org , 712-470-0424) or education committee chairman Craig Hoksbergen (crghoks@outlook.com , 712-441-6139). 

From the Athletic Director:

Congratulations to Shayna De Roon and Shane Kooima on being named to War Eagle All-Conference teams on Saturday. Shayna was named to the girls basketball honorable mention team and Shane was named to the boys basketball second team. Congratulations on the honor!

A great big gigantic thank you to all who were willing to help out in any way at home ball games this past year. It is because of your willingness to give of your time that the home events were as smooth as sailing. (I’ve never sailed before, but I hear it’s pretty smooth).

Boys district basketball game is Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 vs Boyden-Hull at George-Little Rock High School. Our game is the first of 2 for the night. Following our game will be GLR vs either CCE or CL. Admission for all ages is $6. Five and under are free.

Also, Trinity Christian is looking for a JV/assistant softball coach for the upcoming season. Interested persons should contact the athletic director at 712-449-8008 or via email at kvanengen@trinitychs.org.

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