Holy Trinity High School
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School Announcements
  • Anyone who has NOT already received their EF back pack should see Ms. McCarthy in the LRC during nutrition break.
  • This is a reminder for students on the yearbook committee that there will be a yearbook meeting tomorrow after school in Ms. White's room.
  • Any girls Grades 8-12 interested in basketball training are welcome to attend a run and play session on Sunday April 30 from 3:30-5:30 at HTH. Bring your outdoor runners and maybe a parka! ;-) Short run, skills then scrimmage.
  • If you have not already done so yearbooks can be purchased on the school website for $40.  Yearbook sales will be concluding soon so please get your yearbook ASAP
  • 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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Term 3 Report Cards

Relased Tuesday April 11th, 2017

April Newsletter

2017 Science Fair Winners
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!

Heritage Fair 2017 Winners

Our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be attending the Heritage Fair at Waterford Valley High May 5th and 6th.

1st Place:  Hannah Drover

Second Place: Morganne Miller and Heather Burke

Third Place: Lauren Ryan and Emma Hillier

Honorable mentions:

Ryan Clarke
Emma Cole
Austin Short    

Ambassador’s Award:

Hannah Blackmore
Brady Gibbons
Emma Whalen  

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

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


“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


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. )



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.


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



HTH Newsletters



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.


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.


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

View REVISED Exam Schedule Here


Student L

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



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.



 "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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