From the Desk of the Principal: November Newsletter11-01-2018Mrs. Kimberly Stevenson
The upcoming holiday Thanksgiving, focuses on family and gratitude. We have so much to be grateful for at Holy Trinity Catholic School.
We have a wonderful, caring staff and I am grateful every day for the opportunity to work with all of them and I know your children are receiving an excellent education.
We have supportive and dedicated parents and organizations such as the Athletic Association, PTG, and School Advisory Council which provide for the school and the students in many ways making HTS an outstanding school.
Finally we have our most valuable gift, our amazing children, who challenge themselves every day to learn and become more like Christ. They are the reason we are here. As I look forward to Thanksgiving, I count all of you, our families and staff, among the best of my blessings.
A Thanksgiving Prayer
Father in Heaven, Creator of all and source of all goodness and love, please look kindly upon us and receive our heartfelt gratitude in this time of giving thanks.
Thank you for all the graces and blessings You have bestowed upon us: spiritual and temporal, our faith and religious heritage, our food and shelter, our health, the love we have for one another, and our family and friends.
Dear Father, in Your infinite generosity, please grant us continued graces and blessing throughout the coming year.READ MORE
From the Desk of the Principal: October Newsletter10-01-2018Mrs. Kimberly Stevenson
“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”
What a beautiful season God has created! Autumn is undeniably one of the prettiest times of the year. The autumn season brings many changes, but none are more spectacular than when the leaves are turning from green to red and gold. This season is perfect for spending time outdoors. Spend some time as a family raking the leaves and jumping in them, taking walks, and carving pumpkins.
Blessed Mother: During the month of October, we celebrate our Blessed Mother through the recitation of the rosary. As Catholics, we recite the Rosary during October, meditating on Christ’s life and praying for peace in our world. I would like to invite you to come and pray the rosary with us on Wednesday, October 24th at 2:00 in the church. The teachers will be praying a decade of the rosary with the children each day this month in religion class. Perhaps as a family, you might also take a day during the month, or once a week to pray the Rosary together. The power of prayer is tremendous.READ MORE
From the Desk of the Principal: September Newsletter09-01-2018Mrs. Kimberly Stevenson
Let us begin this school year grounded in the new Mission Statement of Holy Trinity Catholic School. We are nearing the completion of Our Middle States Self Study, Excellence by Design. This study is an accreditation protocol that uses strategic planning as a vehicle for growth and improvement in student performance and in the school’s capacity to effect that growth. Excellence by Design provides the framework for formally aligning all the work of the school to ensure that all of its efforts are coordinated and focused on achieving the school’s mission. Over the next seven years we will follow the action plan so that our vision becomes a reality.
On March 5th – March 8th, Holy Trinity Catholic School will receive a visit from a team of 5 educators form The Middle States Association to determine if our school is eligible for re-accreditation. The team will observe classes, meet with the pastor, teachers, staff community stake holders, and the various school organizations. This has been a long and grueling process but we know that our hard work and new vision will have a positive effect on all aspects of our school.
New Mission and Belief Statement and Profile of a Graduate:
Holy Trinity Catholic School accepts that each child is a unique creation of God with spiritual, intellectual, and social needs. As members of the faith community, we instill in our students the teachings of the Catholic Church which are rooted in the Gospel. We foster relationships among parents, faculty, staff, and the community rooted in the Catholic Faith. Our academic mission is to empower our students to become active and creative 21st century learners equipped with skills to thrive in today’s changing world. Our faith mission is to develop students with a sense of understanding and compassion for others and who are advocates for Catholic social teaching according to the Gospels of Jesus Christ.READ MORE