Holy Trinity CHS Weekly Bulletin

April 8th, 2019

The Mission and Vision of Holy Trinity Catholic High School


Holy Trinity Catholic High School seeks to form the Christian Leaders of Tomorrow; we strive to develop the intellect, educate the heart, and form the character of each student by giving witness to Gospel values.


Guided by the Holy Spirit in a Catholic environment Holy Trinity seeks to empower every student to graduate with superior academic knowledge, maturity, and confidence founded in Christian values for the achievement of life long success.

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At Holy Trinity Catholic High School we believe communication between the school and community is crucial to making our students successful. This Weekly Bulletin will detail any announcements and events that are taking place the upcoming week. Please look for this bulletin on Monday mornings to be sent to your email address on file.

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Every donation to the Fr. Charles Davis Annual Fund helps us continue to make a Catholic Education possible for our students. Follow the link to donate: https://app.hellofund.com/view/jbw2bxwz…
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Artworks 2019

Come see Holy Trinity students in the art show, ArtWorks at the CAC in Temple!

Opening Reception is Monday, April 8th at 5:30-7:00 pm.

The show will be open until May 17th at 4:00 pm

If you can’t make the opening reception, please go to see all the beautiful art during the Cultural Activities Center’s normal business hours 8:00 – 6:00 pm. April 8th - May 17th

3001 N 3rd St. Temple TX.

Students that have artwork in the show:

1. Andrew Lindberg

2. Jay Butler

3. Caeleigh Salazar

4. Natalie Cruz

5. Savannah Turner

6. Nadia Sanchez

7. Jackie Gonzales

8. Jackie Lizama

9. Ashley Olivos

10. Ashley Turk

11. Grace Morrison

12. Paloma Navarro

13. Nelle Summers

14. Isabel Velasquez

Student Life:

TAPPS State Academics

Congratulations to the Holy Trinity Academics Team! They were the Top Speech School and Top Debate School in the TAPPS Academic State Meet, claiming the championship in every single speech event! They had an unprecedented showing and came from behind (at one point being down over 70 points!) to finish the competition out just 4.5 points shy of the State Championship with the highest point total in the team’s history: 160 points. Way to go, Celtics!


Congratulations to our TAPPS Art Team! The Celtics took 3rd place at the State Competition last week. Individual award winners were...

Ceramics: Nelle (1st), Savannah (2nd), and Paloma (3rd)

Fashion Design: Savannah (4th), Nadia (5th), and Andrew L. (6th)

Black & White Photography: Wesley (7th)

Mixed Media: Nadia (5th)

TAPPS State Vocal and Music

Congratulations to the four ladies who represented Holy Trinity at TAPPS Vocal and Music State last week! Caeleigh, Ann Marie, Dina, and Margaret got 1s (top score!) on their vocal solos. Margaret also got a 1 on her violin solo. Way to praise the Lord with beautiful music, ladies!

State Tennis

Reagan is the Region Champion in Tennis and is heading to State! Way to go, Reagan!

Week of April 8th-14th


Monday, April 8th

  • Monday class schedule
  • Uniform- regular dress
  • Prayer Service: Faculty Sharing
  • 9th period- Family meeting

Tuesday, April 9th

  • Tuesday class schedule
  • Uniform- regular uniform
  • Prayer Service: Praise and Worship
  • 9th period- Study Hall
  • Home softball game at 4:30 pm

Wednesday, April 10th

  • Wednesday Mass class schedule
  • Uniform- Mass Dress
  • Holy Mass at 9:35
  • 9th period- family prayer
  • TAPPS state tennis tournament

Thursday, April 11th

  • Thursday class schedule
  • Uniform- regular dress
  • Prayer Service: DMC
  • 9th period- Study Hall
  • TAPPS state tennis tournament

Friday, April 12th

  • Friday class schedule
  • Uniform- spirit wear
  • Prayer Service: Stations of the Cross
  • Softball at CTCS, 4:30 pm at Wilson Park

Upcoming Events:

April 19-22, Easter break

May 16th, Junior pinning ceremony Mass

May 16th, Academic Awards, 6 pm in Kasberg Student Center

May 21-24th, Final exams

May 23rd, Baccalaureate Mass, 6 pm

May 25th, Graduation, 11 am

Introducing our 2019 Commencement Speaker

It is with great pleasure that I announce that Fr. Chris Valka has agreed to be our 2019 commencement speaker. Please see Father Chris's bio below:

Fr. Chris Valka, CSB is the Director for the Center of Faith & Culture at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. Prior to this assignment, Fr. Chris served as the Pastor of St. Basil’s Catholic Parish at the University of St. Michael’s College and the University of Toronto. He was ordained in May 2009 as a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil (also known as the Basilian Fathers)

Fr. Chris obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas; a Master’s of Science in Secondary Education at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York; a Master’s of Divinity from the University of St. Michael’s College Faculty of Theology at the University of Toronto.

Prior to joining the Basilian Fathers, Fr. Chris was employed in both the corporate and non-profit sector as a Marketing and Special Events Director, Community Relations Director and Computer Programmer.

Fr. Chris has taught in secondary schools for four years in Houston, Detroit and Novi, Michigan. Prior to St. Basil’s, Fr. Chris served as the Chaplain and Campus Minister through Assumption University at the University of Windsor for three years. Fr. Chris has used his skills in graphic arts, web design, video, and radio production to develop new ideas and resources for education, evangelization, and outreach.