School News 03/01/17
Malley’s Easter Candy Sale
Malley’s Easter Candy sales are open for business. Parents, grandparents, and relatives wanting to place an order to benefit the school can do so on-line at https://malleys.com/fundraising/campaign/holy-trinity-school-avon/ and all on-line orders will be shipped to the address of choice. All orders over $65 are eligible for free shipping. Online orders must be received by April 10th, so you have plenty of time to shop. This can be a very profitable fundraiser for our PTU. Our goal is to raise $3000 and every order counts! Thanks for your support and if you have any questions, please contact Tracey Hartley at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sara Martin at email@example.com.
Brady Campbell Irish School of Dance is Going for the Gold in Dublin
Two of our Holy Trinity School students, Charlie Campbell, Gr. 6 and Emma Fox, Gr. 5 have qualified to go World Championships for Irish Dancing. There is a fundraiser being held to help with the expenses of this endeavor THIS SUNDAY, March 5th from 3pm to 7pm at PJ McIntyre’s Irish Pub. Cost is $25 and includes select beer, house wines, well drinks and an appetizer bar. The event will also feature a Chinese Raffle, a 50/50 Drawing and a performance by our world championship qualifying dancers! Please check your calendars, call some friends and enjoy a couple of hours of good food and fellowship while supporting our dancers.
2017 Westlake/Fairview Park Youth Rugby
This program is for students in K-6th grade (coed flag) and 7-8th grade (separate boys and girls leagues, tackle). Practices begin February 27th and are held at St. Bernadette’s in Westlake and at Fairview Park High School. Games begin April 2nd and are held at St. Edward and St. Ignatius High School. The cost is $50 for a K-4th grade student and $100 for a 5th –8th grade student. Please contact Jeff O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rugbyohio.com for more information.
Thursday, March 2nd
If you have an incoming Kindergarten student for the 2017-2018 school year, please plan on attending the New Kindergarten Parent information meeting tomorrow, Thursday, March 2nd at 7pm in the Holy Trinity Gymnasium.
Friday, March 3rd – Spirit Wear
Just a reminder, this Friday, March 3rd, is a Spirit Wear Dress Down Day.
School News 02/22/17
East v. West Catholic School Food Drive Competition
Our Catholic School Food Drive Competition has grown to include some Catholic Schools from the east side of Cleveland. This purpose of this East v. West Catholic School Food Drive friendly competition is to collect non-perishable food items and help those in need in two counties over the winter months. Our Holy Trinity Food Drive collection will kick off with an assembly on Friday, February 24th and conclude on Monday, March 20th. We have included many classroom and individual incentives to raise awareness of this important need and promote participation. See the list of these incentive on the website or in your family folder. BIG INCENTIVE for a school wide goal of collecting 15,000 non-perishable items.
The purpose of a parish mission is to develop new relationships among parishioners and invigorate a parish community. It is a time of grace, a time for change and for becoming a renewed person. Holy Trinity will hold its Parish Lenten Mission on Sunday, March 12th, Monday, March 13th and Tuesday, March 14th from 7pm to 8pm. Father Ference will be speaking at all the masses on March 11th and 12th so you can get a preview of his enthusiastic style and learn more about this important spiritual exercise. Personal invitations make all the difference. Please reach out and invite someone to join you at this event today. A reception for all who attend the mission will be held on Tuesday, March 14th at 8pm in the gym.
Spring Scholastic Book Fair
Our Spring Scholastic Happy Camper Bookfair will take place from Monday, March 13th through Thursday, March 16th. Volunteers are needed to make it successful. Please visit our Sign Up at http://signup.com/go/fJCQ8M to see the class schedule of browsing and buying times and select a time to help. Books make great Easter gifts for your students and others. Please consider purchasing something from a teacher’s wish list.
Dad’s Mass and Donuts
Don’t forget Dad’s Mass and Donuts on Wednesday, March 22nd – Dads should arrive at the school by 7:45am.
Mothers and Sons – Come Play at Dave and Busters!
Friday, March 24th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm – The cost is $25 per guest and includes a delicious food buffet, unlimited soda/water/lemonade and a $20 game card. An RSVP is required – see the website or your family folder.
Grandparent’s Day – Please Invite Grandparents or Other Special Guests
Grandparent’s Day will be held on Friday, March 31st from 8am to 10:30am. Please invite and share the details of this event with Grandparents or other special guests. Ask them to visit our school website www.holytrinityavon.org and select News & Events from the Parent Resources Menu. Grandparents should arrive no earlier than 7:45am and enter through the south lot. Our students and staff will direct them to parking. (Please note that our staff is parking offsite and preschool has been cancelled to facilitate parking.) Those guests needing special assistance can be dropped off at the office doors. Please make sure all of your students know which student will retrieve what grandparent from the gym at 8:30am. There will be three classroom sessions to rotate through. Finally, we would be very grateful if you would bake or purchase some pastry or baked goods for our grandparents and special guests to enjoy with their coffee when they arrive. These treasured treats can be sent in to the office the day before or early that morning.
Holy Trinity Drama Club presents Peter Pan Jr.
Tickets are now on sale for Holy Trinity Drama Club’s production of Peter Pan Jr. on Friday, March 31st at 7pm and Saturday, April 1st at 2pm in the auditorium at Avon High School. Tickets are $5 each in advance and $6 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased online on our school website using PayPal or a Credit Card or by sending in the ticket form from your family folder or printed from the website. Ticket stubs serve as Dress Down Passes for Monday, April 3rd to Thank You for Supporting the Arts!
Save the Date for Spring Bingo
Saturday, April 29th, 6pm in the Holy Trinity Gym
This event will feature all of our favorite activities from the White Hall including a buffet chicken dinner and BINGO for everyone featuring cash prizes. Ticket details coming soon!
The deadline to register for CYO Track and Field for students in 3rd through 8th grade is Tuesday, February 28th. A parent meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 28th at 6pm in the Holy Trinity gym. If you plan to register your students, please do so as soon as possible.
Night at the Races – Sponsors Needed
We are excited to announce that Allied Tool & Die will be the Triple Crown Presenting Sponsor for our Night at the Races event on October 7, 2017. At this time, we are looking for additional sponsors. If you are interested or you know someone else who might be interested in supporting Catholic education, please see and/or pass on the sponsorship package information you will find in your family folder and on the website.