School News 042617
St. Baldrick’s Event to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research
Your family folder contains information and waivers to participate in our 2nd annual “Brave the Shave” St. Baldrick’s event which will be held on Thursday, June 1st at 8am in our school gym. Last year, our school raised over $16,000 for pediatric cancer research. If you or your student would like to be a shavee, please
The deadline to register is May 12th. If you and your student are NOT getting your heads shaved, you do NOT need to return any of the waivers.
Night at the Races Raffle Tickets
Our Holy Trinity Community is grateful to Patrick and Alise Kovalchuk of North Olmsted Collision for sponsoring our Night at the Races Grand Prize Raffle with a top prize of $5000. Today’s family folder contains your Grand Prize Raffle Tickets for our October 7th event. All families in K-8 are asked to sell and/or purchase 10 tickets by October 6th. However, there are three early incentive turn in dates and drawings during the month of May. Your family will be entered into all remaining drawings for some fun summer family activities once all ten tickets are received. Families with students in preschool are kindly asked to purchase or sell just one ticket. Faculty and staff are also kindly asked to purchase or sell just one ticket.
Night at the Races Program Cover Contest
The Night at the Races Committee would like to invite all students to enter the Program Cover Design Contest. Please see the entry form in your family folder or the website for rules and deadlines. The contest winner will receive a cookie and milk party for their class during the 2017-2018 school year and their work will be displayed on the cover of our Night at the Races program book.
Mother’s Day Mass Cards
PTU is selling Mother’s Day Mass cards. The cost of the card is $3. From the proceeds, a stipend is paid to have Mass said once a month for a year for all living and deceased mothers. For living Mothers, you will receive a greeting card to pass on and for deceased Mothers, you will receive a holy card as a remembrance. Please return the form from your family folder or from the school website and the cards will be sent home with your student or you can stop in the office to purchase the cards.
You can now order a yearbook for the 2016-2017 school year online at ybpay.lifetouch.com. The ordering number is 9878817. Yearbook orders can only be placed online. Please do not send any checks to the school. The deadline to place your order is Friday, May 26th. Yearbooks will be delivered to the school in August and will be available for pick up on Family Folder Sunday, August 20th from 10am to 1pm.
As summer is quickly approaching, we would like to provide an opportunity for our students to keep their skills sharp during their summer break. Summer Solutions workbooks provide daily repetitive practice of multiple objectives covered throughout the school year. All workbooks include problem sets, as well as a notes section and an answer key at the end. Books are available for many grade levels (Pre-K through High School Prep) in Math, Problem Solving, Reading Comprehension, Study Skills and English/Grammar.
This is not a fundraiser for the school. You can place your order online at www.summersolutions.net with the school code H44011HTR and the books will be shipped directly to your house. Order by May 16, 2017 and be entered in a drawing to win an iPad mini!
When ordering for math, choose the Common Core book. The level corresponds to the grade your child is currently completing. Therefore, a fourth grade student would order the Level 4 Summer Solutions. Students who took Algebra this past year should order the Grade 8 Algebra 1 Part B book from the original Summer
This Friday, April 28th is a Dress Down with a Pass Day.
Dates to Keep in Mind
Tuesday, May 1st, STEM Fieldtrips for Grades 1-3
Friday, May 5th, STEM Fieldtrips for Grades 4-8
Wednesday, May 10th, May Crowning immediately after our 8am all school mass
Monday, May 15th, 7pm, Last PTU meeting of the year
Tuesday, May 16th, 7pm, Spring Concert for Grades 3-5 and Choir
Wednesday, May 17th, 8am, Mother’s Mass, Muffins and fellowship to follow
2017-2018 School Year Information
In addition to the 2017-2018 school calendar, please note that the school website now includes the 2017-2018 Supply Lists and Meet & Greet, Supply Drop Off and Parent Meeting dates for the start of our next school year. You can find all of this information under the Parent Resources tab and in today’s family folder.
Knights of Columbus Raffle Ticket Reminders
Your March family folder included one Knights of Columbus Super Cash Bonanza raffle ticket. Our school has sold 70 tickets already, if we sell just 50 more, we are eligible to earn $2.20 per ticket back. Please consider supporting this organization that in turn supports our school. Tickets are only $5. Please return your ticket sold OR UNSOLD by Tuesday, May 9th.
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Last Call for Malley's Today, Monday, April 10th
Today, Monday, April 10th is the last day to place a Malley's Easter candy order online and have the candy by Easter. If you still need Easter candy for your baskets, go on-line at https://malleys.com/fundraising/campaign/holy-trinity-school-avon/ and your order will be shipped to the address of choice. All orders over $65 are eligible for free shipping. This can be a very profitable fundraiser for our PTU. Our goal is to raise $3000 and currently we are at $1500 - 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.
Dress Down Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 11th
Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 11th is a $1 Dress Down Day to benefit the Children's Miracle Network. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care.
Knights of Columbus Raffle Tickets are Due, Wednesday, April 12th
We placed one ticket in each Family Folder on March 29th. Please return each completed ticket stub with $5 or a $5 check payable to the Knights of Columbus via your Family Folder, preferably in an envelope labeled The Knights of Columbus by this Wednesday, April 12th.
STAPLES Back to School Kits - Deadline Friday, April 21st (over break)
Each kit ordered will contain every item on your child's school supply list for the 2017-2018 school year. Orders can be placed online only at http://www.shopttkits.com/. Holy Trinity's school code is 51395. Make sure you order for the grade that your child will be in for the 2017-2018 school year. The deadline to order is Friday, April 21st.
Spring Bingo - Deadline Monday, April 24th (over break)
We hope you are considering joining us for a casual evening of fellowship in our gym on Saturday, April 29th at 6pm at our Spring Bingo event. The cost is $35 per person and includes a buffet chicken dinner, BINGO with CA$H prizes, dancing and trivia. DJ services are being provided by Steve Kemer of DJaybird. Please bring your own beverages. Please note that this is not a fundraiser, merely a fun social gathering for our parents, parish and alumni. All funds in excess of expenses are being paid out in CA$H during the bingo games. The RSVP date has been extended to Monday, April 24th, but there is no school then so please send your RSVPs into the school tomorrow or Wednesday.
Wednesday is our last day of school before break. We hope to see you at the special Easter Triduum celebrations in our church.
Holy Thursday:Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7:30 PM
Good Friday:Solemn Liturgy: 3:00 PM
Holy Saturday:Easter Vigil: 9:00 PM
Please remember there is no school on Monday, April 24th for K-8 students but Preschool will be in session.
We wish you and your family a blessed Easter!
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Tuition for the 2017-2018 School Year
We are pleased to report that enrollment at Holy Trinity School continues to grow and there will only be a small increase in K-8 tuition. Tuition for a student in K-8 will be $3100 per year for parishioners and $3900 for non-parishioners. Tuition for our two-day Introduction to Preschool class will remain at $150 per month. Tuition for our three-day Pre-K class will remain at $175 per month. Tuition for our five day Junior Kindergarten class will remain at $205 per month.
Vacation Bible School Registration Open
VBS will be held from June 19th –June 23rd from 9am to 11:45am in the school gym. This ministry is open to all parishioners entering K-5th grade for the 2017-2018 school year. A week of VBS usually includes a special theme, games, snacks, crafts, skits, and, of course, Bible lessons. There is always a connection between God and the theme, allowing kids to discover God in a creative way. The cost is $50 per child or $175 for a family with four participating children. Registration forms are available on the school website, in the back of the church and in the parish office.
Vacation Bible School Volunteers are Needed
Many volunteers are needed to help make VBS successful. Students entering 8th grade and older are welcome. Adults are also invited to help. Please fill out and return the volunteer form that can be found on the school website, in the back of the church and in the parish office. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Tammiemarie Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mayor’s Art Contest
Congratulations to the following students whose artwork was selected to participate in the Mayor’s Choice Art Contest. Finneghan Kemmet - Kdg., Lucy Nagel - Grade 1, and Cooper Gray - Grade 4
High School Placement Test Prep Class for 6th & 7th Grade Students at Elyria Catholic
Elyria Catholic is offering students the opportunity to take an HSPT Class on April 8, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This is open to students in 6th and 7th grade. To register please click on HSTP Class Registration. For more information please call 440.365.1821.
Easter Egg Hunt at Elyria Catholic
Peter Cottontail will be hoppin' down the EC trail this Saturday, April 8th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. on the Knights of Columbus Field at Elyria Catholic High School. Please see the attached flyer and the link below to register little ones for EC's First Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Sophomore Senate is sponsoring and organizing this event as a service project to get more families excited about Easter. They look forward to welcoming lots of little ones from surrounding schools to share in the Easter fun. http://www.elyriacatholic.com/easter-egg-hunt-2017