Weekly Update

Holy Trinity Catholic School January 19th, 2023

Our Mission Statement

Our Mission is to Spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to Provide a High-Quality Education, and to Guide Children in Living the Catholic Faith.


Lord God, we kneel before you and worship you, for you do mighty deeds in heaven and on earth and allow us to become your children and your servants. You have done great things for many people, enabling them to serve you, and you will do still more. For you have promised that all our paths will be made straight. You have promised that all we do may be a service to you through Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world, whom we follow. He will be revealed to the whole world, so that the nations will be called to serve you and your will may be done on earth as in heaven. Praised be your name, Lord our God! We open our hearts to you. In death and in life we are yours. Amen.

A Note from Mrs. Longden

Most of the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee celebrate Catholic Schools Week at the end of January and why wouldn’t we want to celebrate all of the wonderful events that happen in our growing and thriving school?

There are many reasons for the continued success of Holy Trinity Catholic School. Most importantly, we have a strong, talented and dedicated staff that work tirelessly to ensure our children are well-educated in academics, Catholic Teaching, service to others and a well-developed spiritual and prayer life, among many other great things.

We have many benefactors who have been incredibly generous with their gifts of talent, time and treasure. We have businesses who have provided continued support through grants that have allowed our school to continue to offer current technology, learning resources, and much more. We have many prayer warriors that continue to pray for our school students and staff. We have two parishes that continue to make Catholic School a priority. These are just a few of the reasons our school is thriving.

If you haven’t already, please take some time this month to take a closer look at Holy Trinity Catholic School, a great gem of our community, which continues to form our young people into better students, better disciples and better citizens who are already changing the world in countless positive ways.


Mrs. Longden


There is NO SCHOOL on Friday, January 20th. Teachers have a Professional Learning Day that day.
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Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week 2023

Theme: “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.”

We are working on scheduling activities and fun for students the week of Catholic Schools Week. See the schedule attached of dress-up days and events.

Catholic Schools Week is January 29th-February 4th

Home and School will be having a Chili Dinner on Sunday, January 29th.

Below is the sign-up genius to help with the Chili Dinner.

If you have questions regarding the chili dinner, please reach out to Courtney Gruber at craeg05@gmail.com.

6th, 7th, 8th Grade Parents

We would love to have our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students come and help at the Chili Dinner on Sunday. Jesus taught and modeled the importance of serving others. The students have an opportunity to imitate Jesus and contribute to the continued growth of our school and community by helping at the Chili Dinner.

If your child is able to help with the Chili Dinner on Sunday, even if it is for a half hour or so, please sign up on the sign-up genius or email Mrs. Longden at principal@htschool.net.

The class with the highest percent of volunteers will earn a reward.

Grandparent's Day

Grandparent's Day will be on Friday, February 3rd, 2023.

We will have a 1/2 day of school that day. Dismissal will be at 11:30. There will be no busses for dismissal that day. Students can either go home with their grandparent or will need to be picked up by a parent.

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will run from Sunday, January 29th-Friday, February 3rd during Catholic Schools Week. See the attached sheet for times when the book fair will be open.

We will be having our Coin Drive the week before from Monday, January 23rd-Thursday, January 26th. See the attached sheet for more information.

Cellular Devices

Reminder: The school cell phone policy is:

"Cell phones will be turned in to the teacher at the beginning of the day. Cell phones are prohibited during the day. Any device visible to teachers or staff will be confiscated and sent to the office. On the first offense the students will be able to pick the phone up at the end of the school day. On subsequent offenses a parent/guardian will need to pick the phone up." (Family Handbook pg. 20)

This also includes using Watches with cellular service to communicate with others throughout the day. If students need to contact parents during the school day, they should be going through the school office, not using watches and cellular devices.

Please talk with your children who have these devices at school. If it becomes a problem, we will take the devices away.

As a reminder as well, during ITBS testing in March, Fitbits, Apple Watches, Samsung Watches, etc. will not be able to be worn during the testing.

Family Folders

Family Folders will come home next week Tuesday, January 24th. They will include Tuition and Registration documents for next year, the February Lunch Menu, 3K-5K Report Cards and Conference Requests, and.......

Father Strand's Birthday

On Tuesday, January 17th we celebrate Father Strand's birthday with him. Students sang him Happy Birthday and 10,000 Reasons, as Father enjoys hearing the children sing. We then celebrated with an ice cream treat. Check out some pictures!

Tuition Documents 2022

Your 2022 Tuition Paid Document was mailed on Tuesday, January 10th.

If you have not received it in the mail by Friday, January 20th, please reach out

to Nancy Boden at bodenn@htschool.net

Please be sure to check your mail!

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Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday, February 9th, 2023.

They are by request only, either teacher request or parent request.

If a teacher in grades 1-8 requested a conference, the form was in the Family Folder last week. Please fill out and return to school by January 26th.

If a parent would like to request a conference, please fill out the blank form that is attached, or was in last week's Family Folder.

Please remember, conferences are a time to talk with the teacher and learn more about how your child is doing. Conferences are a positive thing and are not meant to be just for children that are struggling or having problems.

Grades 3K-5K teacher request forms will be sent home on January 24th with their semester report cards.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the school office.

Try Speedskating Night with Olympians

Anyone interested in trying speedskating? There is an opportunity with Olympian Jordan Stolz from Kewaskum!

Check out the picture below.

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Accreditation Parent Survey

It is time for another survey from the Archdiocese to be used for Accreditation purposes.

Please use the link below to fill out the Google Form, or we sent a paper copy home in Family Folders last week as well. Please complete by January 19th.

Any questions, please contact Mrs. Longden at principal@htschool.net.

Accreditation Parishioner/School Community Survey

To help us with Accreditation, this survey is intended for Parishioners and School Community members. If you fill out the parent survey, you do not need to fill out this one as well.

Please complete the survey by January 19th.

Any questions, please contact Mrs. Longden at principal@htschool.net

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Volunteer Appreciation

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Calendar of Cash

January 12th - Pat Hawig

January 13th - Robbie Manthei

January 16th - Brian Herriges

January 17th - Jan Andrews

January 18th - Kevin Blatz


Calendar of Cash 2023-2024

If you sell all the tickets you had and would like more, please contact the school office.

Any tickets and money sold can be turned in at any time to the school office.

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Upcoming Dates

Friday, January 20th - No School - Teacher In-service

Wednesday, January 25th - Mass (Grades 1-4)

Friday, January 27th - Mass

January 29th-February 4th - Catholic Schools Week

Wednesday, February 1st - Mass (Grades 5-8)

January 29th-Feburay 3rd - Book Fair

Thursday, February 2nd - Grades 3-5 Field Trip to Schauer Arts Center

Friday, February 3rd - Grandparent's Day (1/2 day of school)

Friday, February 3rd - Mass

Wednesday, February 8th - Mass (Grades 1-4)

Thursday, February 9th - Mass

Thursday, February 9th - Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:00-6:30 P.M.

Friday, February 10th - No School - Archdiocesan Professional Learning Day

Wednesday, February 15th - Mass (Grades 5-8)

Friday, February 17th - Mass

Wednesday, February 22nd - All School Mass (Ash Wednesday)

Friday, February 24th - Mass

Wednesday, March 1st - Mass (Grades 1-4)

March 1st-17th - ITBS Testing Grades 2-8

Thursday, March 2nd - End of Trimester 2

Thursday, March 2nd - Mass

Friday, March 3rd - Monday, March 6th - No School- Mid-winter break



January 13th - Holy Trinity vs. St. Katherine Drexel (Parent Night)

January 20th - Holyland vs. Holy Trinity

January 27th - Holy Trinity vs. St. Matt's

February 3rd - Bye

February 10th - St. Matt's vs. Holy Trinity

February 17th - Holyland vs. Holy Trinity

February 24th - Holy Trinity vs. Shepherd of the Hills

Weather Changes

As the weather is getting colder, it is important we remember to have the correct clothing here for recess. Please be sure your child is bringing the correct outside gear to wear! Thank you!
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Advisory Commission

If you would like more information about joining or have something you would like Advisory to discuss, please email the Advisory Committee at advisorycommittee@htschool.net.