Monday, November 20, 2017

Trinity Memo 11.20.17


School will dismiss at noon on Wednesday for the Thanksgiving Break. We will have periods 5-8 on Wednesday.

Seniors are reminded to keep an eye on deadlines. We are still in the timeframe when most colleges allow you to apply for free, but many colleges end this offer in the spring. Dordt College has some scholarships that have a priority deadline of Jan 1.

From our Jostens rep: If you missed class ring order day, it’s not too late. Use <> to design your ring and you can order right there!  You can pay using PayPal, debit/credit cards or sign up for J-pay for automatic payments on a debit card or credit card.  3 payments over 3 months.  No interest or service fees. Order by November 19th and get your ring at the same time as everyone else.

Advance notice: first semester exams are scheduled for December 19, 20, and 21. Please plan accordingly to minimize absences during those days.

AAU Volleyball – The AAU volleyball signup sheet is available online.   All interested girls in grades 5-11, please return form with payment to the school office by Monday, November 27.

General Announcements:

Olivia Laning and Carlie Hoekstra participated this past Saturday in the 71st All-state program held in Ames.  They were 2 of 1087 musicians that came from all over the state to sing or play their instruments.  If you would like to hear their program, it will be broadcast on IPTV on Thursday, Nov. 23, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Have you dusted off the instrument and getting those chops in shape?  The alumni and post-high band will be practicing on Monday, November 27, beginning at 7:00 pm.  Bring your instrument, music and a stand if you have one.  We will be practicing again, but will discuss the best times for participants.  If you can not make this practice, email Laura Kuiper at and let her know the best time for practice for you.  See you all then!  Also, if you haven’t contacted Mrs. Kuiper yet, but would still like to participate, email her.

A heavy duty pizza pan missing from Trinity’s kitchen, please return it as soon as possible.

From the Trinity Apparel Committee:  If you ordered Basketball Apparel it will be delivered to Trinity HS at the END of the school day on Monday, Nov 20.  YES in time for our first basketball game on Nov. 21!    Also the Webstore for Trinity Generic Fan Wear will be open until 11:59 am Nov 27.  So don’t fight the crowds this weekend, just go to, Shop, then Schools and Universities, then Trinity Christian Fan Wear!  DON’T delay, no late orders will be accepted.  There is a wide variety of apparel choices – from the Gildan line to the oh so soft Ringspun cotton shirts and sweatshirts, Badger 1/4 zips and sweatshirts for that Underarmour feel, Sport tek short sleeve & long sleeve t-shirts for those who want a dri-fit shirt, button down shirts & polo shirts which also come in Talls, shorts, sweatpants, caps, hats, scarves as well as apparel for toddlers and infants.  The Generic Apparel will arrive on Dec 8, in time for your Christmas gift giving. If you have items for Christmas that you want to keep secret please specify in the memo box on the website when completing your order.  Those orders will be kept in the office at Trinity for you to pick up versus handing out for your student to take home.   So check it out!!! And happy shopping!!!  Profits go to support our High School!!

From our Athletic Director:  

  1. Signups for helping out at home basketball games have gone very well and I appreciate all the willingness to help out! There are only a few spots left, so if you haven’t signed up yet to help take admissions, here’s your chance to do so yet. Dates and times that need to be filled yet are listed below.

4:00 shift – Jan. 9, 13, 19, 30, Feb. 6, & 9

6:00 Shift – Jan. 30, Feb. 6 & 9

  1. Tomorrow night the girls’ basketball team gets their season started as they play host to Remsen St Mary’s. There is only a varsity game and it will start at 7:00. Hope to see a good crowd here to cheer on the team!