Weekly Update

Monday, September 30th, 2019

OUR MISSION

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

OUR VISION...

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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WEEKEND UPDATE

FRIDAY Sept. 27th..


FOOTBALL News from Jonesboro

On Friday night, our Football and Cheer teams traveled out to Jonesboro to compete against Jonesboro High School.


Our Football team fought hard and played like champions, even though the final score was not the one they hoped for. The boys played their hearts out and the Cheer girls supported them to the end. As always, their sense of sportsmanship was irreproachable. And Jonesboro was kind enough to serve our kiddos hamburger meals made specially for them. Thank you Jonesboro!


SATURDAY Sept. 28th...


FORENSICS

Early Saturday morning, as in 4:15 am early, our Forensics team along with their steadfast coach Mr. Mosmeyer, Ms. Alyssa Snyder, herself a Forensics star, and parent volunteers Mr. Smith (father of Reagan Smith), and Mrs. Boor (mom of Benjamin Boor), hit the road for the 3 hour trip up to the Princeton tournament.


And the effort paid off! Holy Trinity placed First (1st!) as a team out of 21 schools at the Princeton High School tournament on Saturday, Sept. 28. The team earned 22 awards. Placing for the Celtics:

Public Forum Debate: Jaewon Jang and Linda Enriquez, fourth; Samuel Mosmeyer and Faithann Go, fifth

Prose: Reagan Smith, third

Oratory: Faithann Go, first; Linda Enriquez, second; Samuel Mosmeyer, third; Nathaniel Enriquez, fourth

Humorous Interp: Reagan Smith, second; Dani Brown, fourth; Nathaniel Enriquez, fifth

Dramatic Interp: Reagan Smith, first; Alycia Roman, second; Cate Barkis, third; Theresa Lindberg, fourth; Linda Enriquez, sixth

Program Oral Interp: Grace Morrison, first; Reagan Smith, second; Cate Barkis, third

Persuasive Extemp: Samuel Mosmeyer, fifth

Duo Interp: Cate Barkis and Faithann Go, second; Linda Enriquez and Theresa Lindberg, fourth; Reagan Smith and Grace Morrison, fifth


Way to go Celtics Forensics!!



Lest we forget Thursday,

VOLLEYBALL traveled back out to St. Joseph in Bryan,

Last week our Volleyball players were back on the road too. JV and Varsity drove out to Bryan after school on Thursday and played amazing games against St. Joseph. The final scores were not wins, but the games were powerful and the Varsity game in particular was absolutely riveting! Our JV was screaming in the stands, cheering on their teammates, who lobbed intense volleys against their opponents - the volleys went back and forth beyond the 25pnt mark, with the score rising on one side then the other, point by point. Our girls played a game to remember and showed off their true athleticism. Way to go Celtics! Thanks again to Head Coach Brandi Jageler for her tenacity and spirit in coaching the girls through these intense games.


And again, Thank you...

....Thank you to all those who support our students!

WEEKEND PHOTOS

FOOTBALL vs. JONESBORO HS

VOLLEYBALL @ St JOSEPH CHS IN BRYAN

SO PROUD OF FORENSICS - #1 AT THE PRINCETON TOURNAMENT!

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GOINGS ON AT HTCHS

SPIRIT SQUAD NEEDS YOU!

Come join the Spirit Squad this Thursday at 4pm in Ms. V's room to help make fun posters for Homecoming week! Talk to Paloma Navarro or Wesley Dent if you'd like to help out. Go Celtics!!

HOMECOMING - the vote is in ...

The vote is in for the themes for our Homecoming Week (October 7th - 11th):


Monday - Sports Monday - dress in your favorite sports team apparel

Tuesday - Tired Tuesday - dress in PJ's or onesies

Wednesday - Mass day - look sharp in Mass attire

Thursday - Twins Thursday - find a friend and dress as twins

Friday - Homecoming Blue and Gold! Go all out with your Celtic Blue and Gold - remember, Mums the word!


NB: Dresscode guidelines will be sent out prior to Homecoming week.

CHEER FUNDRAISER

Holy Trinity High School

Painted Parking Spots

Holy Trinity Cheer Fundraiser


WHO?: ALL SENIORS (drivers or non-drivers)

All underclassmen who drive and have a car.


WHY?: To beautify the campus ~ To build school spirit ~ To support your cheerleaders


HOW MUCH?: The cost has been reduced to $50! For those with a car, this includes reserved parking place for the year.


THE PROCESS:

*Parking spots are given on a first come first served basis

Step 1) Purchase your HTCHS parking spot from the front office

Step 2) Get your reserved parking spot

Step 3) Get creative!

JOIN HTCHS's BIBLE STUDY GROUP!

Ms. Snyder is excited to announce that Bennett Diano, the youth minister at St. Luke's Catholic Church, has volunteered to run a Bible Study on the book of Genesis during 9th period once a week (either on Tuesdays or Thursdays) for all students who are interested and do not have a class during that time (i.e. Art History, PE, etc.)

The groups will be separated into a boys group and a girls group, based on interest.

If you or your child would be interested in participating in this Bible Study, please let Ms.Snyder know or sign up on the paper outside Room 105. We hope to begin the week of October 10th.

Capture My Heart Spiritual Retreat - Oct. 4-6 at HTCHS

Dear Celtics!

I am excited to announce that, for the first time ever, Holy Trinity will be offering two new retreats open to all students: a Women's Retreat and a Men's Retreat!

More information about the Men's Retreat will be forthcoming (tentatively scheduled for Nov. 16-17th) but the Women's Retreat, called the Capture My Heart Retreat, will be Friday October 4th through Sunday October 6th.

The Capture My Heart retreat will be a two-night overnight retreat open to all female students at Holy Trinity. The retreat will be located on the Holy Trinity campus and will be led and organized by a group of young adult Catholic women from the local area, including several Holy Trinity alumna. This retreat will be a tremendous opportunity not only for the female students of Holy Trinity to grow closer to each other, but will also be a great opportunity for them to grow closer to Jesus as well.

The cost of the retreat is $20* to help offset the cost of supplies and meals during the weekend. We are hoping to have between 20-25 students attend. If you are interested in attending, please submit a permission slip with $20 to the front office by Tuesday, October 1st.

As a final note, I am very excited to bring this retreat to Holy Trinity. I attended a similar Capture My Heart retreat when I was 20 years old, and it completely changed my relationship with God, my family/friends, and myself. I then worked for the remainder of my college years to lead this retreat for other college-aged women. It has been a dream of mine since I was hired to bring this retreat to the ladies of Holy Trinity. I am excited that in a few short weeks that dream will become a reality. Ladies, I cannot encourage you enough to attend this retreat if you can!

If you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out to me.


Christ's Peace,

Miss Snyder

asnyder@holytrinitychs.org


*If the cost of the retreat is prohibitive to you, please speak to me directly. There are a few opportunities for sponsorships available.

Our Lady of the Angels Maternity Shelter

Our Pro-Life Club invited Ms. Marlene Poehlmann from Our Lady of the Angels Maternity Shelter in Temple to come talk to our students about the important work she and her colleagues do at the shelter. Our Lady of the Angels is one of the ministries our Seniors serve in their Off-Campus Ministry program. We were particularly blessed to have Ms. Poehlmann visit because she is our former Spanish teacher here at Holy Trinity, and she also taught at St. Mary's many years ago. She was thrilled to recognize students she knew as small children at St. Mary's and who are now students at Holy Trinity. We are indeed a community! For more information about the shelter, click here: https://ladyoftheangels.org/

Pictured: Ms.Snyder (Director of Campus Ministry), Dominique Weisbruch (Pro-Life Club President), Ms. Marlene Poehlmann, Mrs. Rockwood (Pro-Life Club Sponsor).

2019 PRO-LIFE CLUB BABY SHOWER

The Pro-Life Club is hosting is Annual Baby Shower! They are collecting items for the babies and their mommies seeking shelter at Our Lady of the Angels. The baby items will be delivered to the Maternity Shelter on Friday, October 25th. Please see our poster for suggested items. All donations are welcome!

Let's support our Pro-Life Club and show the shelter how caring we are by donating abundantly to the Pro-Life Baby Shower! Your gifts are so appreciated!

Thank you Fr. Sang!

Vietnamese Sophomore Anh Nguyen presented her fellow countryman Fr. Sang with a card signed by all our students thanking him for coming to celebrate Mass with us three Wednesdays in a row! Fr. Sang is the new pastor at Christ the King. Thank you for supporting us Fr. Sang!

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A DAY IN THE LIFE AT HTCHS

Kids in the Hall...

THREE BY THREE

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SENIOR CORNER

Congratulations to Constadina Nikolaidis!

She has been accepted to Houston Baptist University.


Dina has also been accepted to Abilene Christian University and was offered the Presidential Scholarship of $20,000 per year totaling $80,000 for four years. If attending ACU, she will also be awarded the National Merit Commended Scholarship of $1,500 per year totaling $6,000 for four years.

Congratulations to Jaclynn Lizama!

She has been accepted to the University of the Incarnate Word.

Congratulations to Jewell Torres-Amaya!

She has been accepted to the University of the Incarnate Word.

Congratulations to Wesley Dent!

He has been accepted to Abilene Christian University and offered the Chancellor's Award for Academic Excellence Scholarship valued at $18,000 per year and $72,000 for four years.


Wesley has also been accepted to the University of Mary Hardin'Baylor and offered the Dean's Scholarship valued at $10,000 per year and $40,000 for four years.

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WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Week of 9/30-10/4/27


Monday, September 30th

  • Monday class schedule
  • School starts at 8:15 and ends at 3:45
  • Uniform: regular school uniform
  • Prayer Service: Faculty Reflection
  • Sweet Monday
  • Cross Country Meet @ 2019 Cottonwood Creek Cross Country Invitational - team leaves at 2pm


Tuesday, October 1st

  • Tuesday class schedule
  • School starts at 8:15 and ends at 3:45
  • Uniform: regular school uniform
  • Prayer Service: Praise & Worship (PWP)


Wednesday, October 2nd

  • First Thursday Mass schedule
  • School starts at 8:15 and ends at 3:45
  • Uniform: Mass uniform


Thursday, October 3rd

  • Thursday class schedule
  • School starts at 8:15 ends at 3:45
  • Uniform: regular uniform
  • First Thursday Mass at St.Mary's Catholic Church
  • School Photo Re-Takes
  • Volleyball game @ San Juan Diego CHS, JV & Var - 6:00 & 7:00 pm


Friday, October 4th

  • Friday class schedule
  • School starts at 8:15 and ends at 3:45
  • Uniform: spirit wear
  • Prayer Service: Adoration
  • Capture My Heart Women's Retreat @ HTCHS
  • FB game @ Faith Academy in Marble Falls - 7:30 pm


Saturday, October 5th

  • Capture My Heart Women's Retreat @ HTCHS
  • Cross Country Meet @ Founders Classic Invitational @ Divine Lake Park


Sunday, October 6th

  • Capture My Heart Women's Retreat @ HTCHS


Monday, October 7th

  • Monday class schedule
  • School starts at 8:15 and ends at 3:45
  • Uniform: regular school uniform
  • Prayer Service: Faculty Reflection

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AROUND TOWN

St. Mary's Catholic School Boo-Tacular Family Fun Festival and 5K - October 5th

Join St. Mary's Catholic School for its Bootacular 5K Race and Fall Festival.

West Temple Park

Texas Vocation Day 2019 - October 12th

Open to the young ladies at Holy Trinity CHS: Come meet the Sisters and learn about Religious Life! October 12th, 2019, 8:15am - 4:30pm at the Lady of Guadalupe Priory in Georgetown, TX.

St. Joseph Catholic Church Fest-of-All October 13th

St. Joseph Catholic Church is hosting its 40th Annual Fest-of-All on October 13th from 10 am to 6pm. There will be delicious food, a Raffle, kids games, Live entertaiment and a Live and Silent Auction. All are welcome!

Student volunteers are always needed so contact SJP directly if you want to volunteer.

St. Mary's Catholic School CASINO NIGHT November 16th

Support our sister school, St. Mary's Catholic School by attending their annual Casino Night Fundraiser. Dinner with delicious hors d'oeuvres and beverages provided, casino games, Live and Silent Auction. It's a beautiful event and All proceeds support SMCS's Tuition Assistance program. Doors open at 6pm and the event is in the St. Mary's school gym. All are welcome!

EIM TRAINING

Ethics and Integrity Ministry (EIM)

In an effort to protect our children, the Diocese of Austin mandates that all individuals who have contact with our children must be in compliance with the Ethics and Integrity in Ministry Policy, which equips each of us with the tools and knowledge to protect our children from possible abuse and perpetrators. All parents MUST complete this process to volunteer at the school.



Registration is required through the Diocese. In order to register for an EIM Workshop, you must first complete the volunteer application which is on their website. Once you have attended the workshop please submit a copy of the certificate to the school office. This workshop is for new parents and those who are in need of the refresher course.


For more information, go to: https://austindiocese.org/eim

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