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School Announcements
  • The library will be closed during lunch time today.
  • The cafeteria will be serving stuffed chicken breast dinner on Thursday. Please order by Wednesday.
  • There will be an EF Tour meeting today in Room 219 for students going on this years Canada and the World Wars tour.  The meeting will begin at 11:30 sharp.
  • A reminder to all Allied Youth members of the tie dye/acid wash meeting tonight so please bring any clothing you would like to tie dye or acid wash. And a reminder to members going to the conference to bring a plain white shirt, if you cannot get one in time for the meeting please contact one of your executive members. All information regarding provincial conference this weekend will also be available!
  • A BIG congratulations to the Grade 7 girl’s volleyball team! They represented the school at the U13 Provincial Tournament in Clareville this past weekend and won the SILVER MEDAL in TIER #1! A great display of athleticism and sports-woman-ship by other whole team! We are so proud of you!!
  • A BIG congratulations to the Grade 9 Girls basketball team as they won silver this weekend at the provincials. Congratulations to Abi Driscoll who was awarded the most defensive player for the weekend.
  • The Sr boys hockey team pulled off a big overtime win over gonzaga Saturday night, forcing a final game in the city semi finals. This game will take place Tuesday night at 730pm in the Goulds Arena.
  • Everyone come out to Mount Pearl Senior High today at 4:30 to support the girls ball hockey team!
  • Congratulations to all participants in Grades 7-9 who showcased their science knowledge during yesterday's science fair.  The winning projects were:

           Grade 7:

            1st place: Joseph Mahon and Andrew Gosse

            2nd place: Mackenzie Parrell and Ryan Woolridge

            3rd place: Brady Wade and Jack Crocker

            Grade 8:

            1st place: Sam Combden

            2nd place: Catherine Summers

            3rd place: Kasey Hammond

            Grade 9:

            1st place: Rebecca Vicars

            2nd place: Isaiah Santos and Kyle Frizzell

            3rd place: Logan Paul and Brady Harnett

            We are excited to see these projects move on to the regional fair in April.  Best of luck!

  • There will be a girl's ball hockey tryout today at 2:30pm. Players are expected to wear hockey gloves and a helmet with a cage. If you have any questions please see Mr. McCarthy.
  • Any student who has not submitted their course selections online must get this done asap. Deadline for registration is 20th. For any students who need more information or assistance with course registration, Ms. Jones and Ms. Brenton will be available in Lab 130 during Period 4 today.
  • Grade 12 students are reminded that final prom payments are now past due. If you have not paid all of prom fees please see Ms. Evans in room 229 outside regular class time.
  • Students in grades 7-11 can order a yearbook by going on the school website and clicking the link. They are $40.  
  • Cap and Gown pictures are ongoing in the LRC. Grade 12 students are asked to please be there at your scheduled time. 
  • Grade 12 students are reminded that final prom payments are now past due. Please submit any remaining payments to Ms. Evans in room 229. Students can also pick up their receipts at any time outside regular class time.
  • We are excited that the Sr. Girls basketball team will be competing in the 4A SSNL provincials next weekend at WVH after receiving a wild card
  • Congratulations to Level III student, Rebecca Ring, for participating in the 2017 Rotary Club of Northwest Speak-Off yesterday.  Rebecca was articulate and poised as she presented her speech "Laughter in the Age of Political Correctness".  Her speech was well received by the judges who lauded her topic as not only "great", but also "the most relevant to today's society". Fabulous job, Rebecca!
  • Congratulations to the Grade 7 Girls Volleyball Team! They hosted an Invitational tournament at the school this weekend and finished with a silver medal! Way to go girls!!
  • Any student who hasn't picked up their 2016 yearbook please see Ms Myrick-Hicks in room 232 to pick up your book. 
  • Level 3 students who are attending the Prom are asked to please begin sending in or bringing in baby photos for the Prom slideshow. Paper copies of photos can be dropped off to Mr. Hammond starting on Monday. If you have digital copies of your baby photos, please email them to Mr. Hammond at his school email account. Better hurry before your parents start picking the baby photos to use for the slideshow... at least you have a chance to pick the least embarrassing ones!!
  • Students in grades 7-11 can order a yearbook by going on the school website and clicking the link. They are $40.  
  • Students are reminded not to use the gully as a short cut at lunch time. It may not be safe in places where the water flows in. Remember, safety first!
  • Any student who has a novel or Library book they are finished with are asked to please return them to the LRC as soon as possible.
  • Anyone needing GAFE account or Network account log UN/PW please see Ms. McCarthy in the LRC either Nutrition break or lunch hour.
  • If you would like to get volunteer hours for their Career course should check in with Ms. Angela Coles regarding Recycling. Recycling takes place in the cafeteria after school on Thursday. If you don’t need, hours but just want to help save your planet you should drop by as well.
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Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey
Our school has been invited to participate in the 2016/2017 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey. This is the only survey conducted nationally to monitor smoking, alcohol and drug use behaviours of Canadian youth and also asks questions about bullying, mental health and school connectedness. CSTADS is funded by Health Canada and in Newfoundland and Labrador will be implemented by Memorial University. On March 14, 2017, students in grades 7 to 12 with parental permission will be asked to take part in the survey. If you do not wish your child to participate please call the project coordinator, Stephanie Rideout, at 1-855-634-5715 by March 13, 2017. Please see the attached letter for more information.

Parent Letter

Mini-Enrichment
Any junior high student wishing to participate in mini-enrichment courses are asked to complete the application and consent form below. A list of available mini-enrichment courses can also be found using the link to the mini catalogue below.
 
Application and Consent Form
Mini Catalogue

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HTH Activity Day Rescheduled

Weather permitting activity day has been rescheduled to March 21st.
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“Make Nice” Week Feb. 27- March 3

Monday: FUN Day

“Sweet” Tweets Kick-Off (#hthnice)


Tuesday:  Have a NICE Day

“Be kind to yourself & others”

Lunchtime De-stressing Activities

(Fitness/ Art Therapy/ Pet Therapy)


Wednesday: PINK DAY

Get your Pink & Anti-Bullying Shirts on!

Cupcakes & Hot Chocolate


Thursday: Dare to be Different

Dress Up (Use your Imagination)

Celebrate Diversity

Lunchtime Photo Booth (Donation to Charity)


Friday:  Team Awesome

School/Team Clothing

Assembly/Recognition Day

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HTH 2016-2017 Yearbook Online Ordering


This link is for students grades 7-11 wanting to order a 2016-2017 yearbook. Please use the link below to complete your order.

(Grade 12 students do not order here as you would have  included that in your prom fees if you wished to purchase one. )

 

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Activity Day Cancelled - Regular classes tomorrow Monday February 27th

  • All activities for our school activity day have been cancelled for tomorrow.

  • We will try for an alternate date. If an alternate date can not be scheduled we will reimburse student costs associated with activity day.

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Grade 9 Parent Information Session

There will be a meeting for Grade 9 parents on Thursday, March 2 at 7 pm in the LRC to provide information on the High School course selection process. This presentation will mirror the presentation that is done with all Grade 9 classes before course selection begins.

 



Report Cards and Parent- Teacher Interviews

Report cards will be distributed on Thursday, February 16th.

Parent- teacher interviews will be held on Thursday, February 23th from 12:30- 3:30 and 5:30- 8:00.

Student will be dismisssed at 11:15 a.m to accomodate the interviews.

Interviews can be booked through the OPTIS online booking system. Please see the link below.

School will be closed Friday February Feb 24th for a Teacher Professional development day.

OPTIS Booking System

Parent OPTIS Instructions

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HTH Newsletters



 


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Aquaponics at Holy Trinity High

Holy Trinity High School has been building and maintaining a state-of-the-art aquaponics system that allows students to grow their own herbs using nitrogen produced by goldfish. The system motivates students to apply knowledge from sciences such as ecosystems, water quality, electronics and robotics.

The system will be featured on RogersTV starting tonight and running for the rest of the week.

The premiere for the episode is Tuesday, February 7th at 8:00 p.m.

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2017 Public Exam Preparation Classes

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will be offering a 48 hour Public Exam Preparation Program (Night School) from February to June 2017.  This program will be offered twice a week, with classes on either Tuesday (Math and Science) or Wednesday (English and Social Studies) evenings at Gonzaga High School, Smithville Crescent, St. John’s. There will be no classes over Easter week and any sessions missed due to inclement weather will be made up throughout the program.

Electronic Registration will be open from Monday, February 6th, 9:00 am to Friday, February 10th, 4:00 pm.  Participants can register by completing the registration form below and emailing to nicoleconstantine@nlesd.ca

If the course being requested is NOT OFFERED, students will be contacted via telephone at the number given below by 4:00 pm on Tuesday, February 14th. Furthermore, a list of the courses being offered in the program will be posted to the nlesd.ca website before the start of classes on February 14th.

Participants will be required to pay the required fee of $185.00 per course on either Tuesday, February 14th or Wednesday, February 15th, if the course being requested has sufficient enrolment to be offered.  Cash/Debit/Visa/Mastercard will be available.  No cheques accepted. No refunds will be issued after Friday, March 3, 2017.

For further information please call Nicole Constantine at 758-2704.

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School Midterm Exam Week (Wednesday,  Jan 25th - Tuesday, Feb 1st )

View REVISED Exam Schedule Here
 

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Student L
eadership


Students will be voting later this week for their school President, Vice-President, and grade level representatives. These students will make up the executive student council for Holy Trinity High.


See the Google slideshow below for more information explain what stduent council is all about!
 

Powerpoint Presentation


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 PROM 2017 PARENT and STUDENT MEETING

There will be a meeting for all Grade 12 students and parents on Tuesday, November 15, at 7 pm in the gym to provide information on Prom 2017. We look forward to see you there.

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 HALLOWEEN 2016

 "Costume Contest' Winners

Best Junior High Costume - Catherine Hicks - Grade 7 "Mouse Trap"

 Best Senior High Costume - Charlie Crocker - Grade 11 "Zombie"



RISE Award Winners!

Special congratulations to Alberta Hansen, Keisha Roche, and Mackenzie Furey for being selected as three of the fifteen Newfoundland and Labrador high school students that will spend this summer at research-related enrichment programs across North America and the Arctic through the Research Inspired Student Enrichment (RISE) Awards announced last night by the Research & Development Corporation (RDC). The awards range in value from $6,500 to $15,000 and are presented to students who demonstrate academic excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

RISE Award winners will attend one of three enrichment programs: the Research Science Institute based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program at the University of Toronto; or Students on Ice, which takes students and researchers on a ship-and land-based expedition through the Arctic


Alberta, Keisha, and Mackenzie will be attending the Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP), a four-week program held at the University of Toronto, which offers pre-university engineering and science enrichment and research project design opportunities.




Provincial Business Competition:

On Thursday and Friday of last week, Devin Gould, Jayna Green and Sarah Mayo competed in the provincial business competition in Marystown. This competition included 15 of the best business plans in the province. Congrats to Jayna Green on placing third in the province and winning $500.00. Congrats to Sarah Mayo on winning the "People's Choice" award for the most popular project with students, teachers, guests and judges. All three were excellent representatives of Holy Trinity!!

Athletic Banquet

All student athletes and coaches are invited to our annual sports banquet on Thursday, May 26 from 6-8 pm. Subway will be provided as a meal. A dance will follow from 8-10 for all students in the school. Parents are welcome to attend the banquet.


Taylor Manning, a grade 12 student from Holy Trinity High School in Torbay received the prestigious '2016 Peter Mansbridge Positive Change' award in Toronto last week.

Taylor received the award from broadcaster Peter Mansbridge at a Junior Achievement ceremony at the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, along with a $10,000 scholarship.The award recognizes a student's achievements and commitment to use their voice to better their community.This marks the second time this award has been presented to a student from this province.


Taylor Manning






Thank you to TD Canada Trust for selecting us for a TD Friends of the Environment award. Ms Evans, representing our Science Dept. accepted a cheque for $4800 from the staff at TD Canada Trust on Aberdeen Drive. The money will go towards the construction of a new Outdoor Classroom.

 




MATH 3208 Placement test

The Memorial University Calculus Placement Test (CPT) will be written on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Registration for the CPT will open on May 1st, 2016, and close on May 15, 2016.    To register, go to: http://www.mun.ca/math/cpt/index.php .  If you do not receive a response within 4 days of registering please contact mathugrad@mun.ca .

 Students who obtain a passing grade on the CPT (50% or higher) will receive credit for MATH 1000 (Calculus I).

Students who are unable to write the CPT on June 4th may write the test given in September, the day before classes start at Memorial.  Students are not permitted to take the CPT more than once.

 Any questions regarding the CPT may be directed to Tara Stuckless in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Memorial (mathugrad@mun.ca; (709) 864 8914




 



 

 












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