February 18, 2022
SCHOOLWIDE NEWS & HAPPENINGS
Last Chance to Join Us for An Evening of Elegance

We are excited to announce that An Evening of Elegance: Symphony and Sinatra is nearly sold out! We are currently at 95% capacity, so make sure to reserve your seats soon. The deadline to purchase tickets is this Monday, February 21st. Go to: https://www.htacademy.org/an-evening-of-elegance-registration
Don't Miss the Big Beats and Delicious Eats at #EoE2022
Holy Trinity's signature event of the year, An Evening of Elegance: Symphony and Sinatra is just one week away!


We know the talent is going to be top shelf with Michael Andrew and the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, so of course the food must follow suit!

Here’s a sample of what you can expect from your dining experience:

Chef Drew Sanders from Sanders Culinary Creations will be serving up his beautiful dishes like this Gnocchi with San Marzano Tomato Basil Sauce, Shaved Parmesan Cheese and Fried Garlic Basil Pesto! Learn more about Chef Drew and Sanders Culinary Creations here: Home (sandersculinary.com)

Award winning Chef Kyle Hash of 28 North Gastropub will give us his twist on a New York hotdog with his Lamb Maragne Mini Sausage Street Dogs! Home - Melbourne FL Gastropub | Viera (28northgastropub.com)

And Florida Tech will feature their crowd pleasing giant pan of paella!

If you are joining us for the afterparty, you’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of delicious desserts from local businesses including Crumbl Cookies and Amici’s, plus coffee from your local coffee shop and school family Apocalypse Coffee Roasters.

If you’re still hungry for something extra, we’ll have New York Street fare from the Bearded Chef Home | The Bearded Chef (square.site) including the Apple of my Eye”, a triple cheese mac and cheese mixed with bacon and apple topped with crispy onions and crispy garlic garnished with green onions!

There are many more dishes that you won’t want to miss! Be sure to reserve your spot today!

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK
While students are away, the faculty and staff must plan for the future!
Our Upper School Science teachers collaborate on designing new learning spaces as part of Professional Development Day, Thursday, Feb. 17th.
Have you been following our #YearoftheTiger campaign on our HT Facebook and Instagram page @hteatigers? You and/or your family can play a starring role as well! Just give us a "ROAR" and tell us why Holy Trinity was the right choice for you/your family.

We will be sharing Tiger testimonials throughout the month of February and beyond! Share your HT story via email to HTCommunications@htes.org or on social media with #HTYearoftheTiger!
LOWER SCHOOL INFORMATION
WATER BOTTLE COLLECTION IS A HUGE SUCCESS!

Mrs. Gavrish would like to thank everyone for their generous donations of empty water bottles for her art classes. The response to the request was overwhelming. We can't wait to see how they will be used and will be sure to share photos of the completed project!
SAVE THE DATE FOR CLASS PICTURES

Lower School class pictures have been rescheduled for March 9, 2022. Parents can use the order forms you were originally given, or can order online beforehand. Please contact Ms. Cardona with any questions at ccardona@htes.org.
Spring Book Fair is March 7-10! Remember to Fill Your eWallet
The Spring Book Fair will run March 7 – 10 and will be for students only. Unfortunately, parents will not be able to attend. Student eWallets may be funded beginning Monday, February 14th at the following link: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/holytrinitylowerschool. Scholastic eWallets can be crowd-funded. To help build a classroom library, please add funds to the teacher’s already existing eWallet and thank you for your support!
Lower School Yearbooks On Sale Now!
Important 2022-23 Admissions Dates
For rising Kindergarten families:
For rising Junior High families:
Lunch Bunch Book Club Sharing Dates!

REMINDER: Students in grades 2 - 6 are invited to join the Lower School Lunch Bunch Book Club! The February book selections are:
2nd grade
The World According to Humphrey
February 24
3rd and 4th grade
Saving Winslow
February 15 (4th)
February 24 (3rd)
5th and 6th grade
The Westing Game
February 23
There's no need for students to sign up for Lunch Bunch Book Club. Students read the book and then bring their lunch to the library on their assigned day (as noted). They will eat outside and then play a Kahoot based on the book. First, second and third place winners choose a prize from the library treasure chest. Lunch Bunch Book Club information is available on Mrs. Houser's Library onCampus page under "Groups”.
UPPER SCHOOL INFORMATION
Upper School: It's Yearbook Time!

Order your 2022 7th-12th grade yearbook today! Don't miss out on a year of Upper School memories captured in Holy Trinity's award-winning Tigrium Yearbook is on sale now. CLICK HERE for more information.
HT to Offer Drivers Ed: March 22 - April 6
 
Holy Trinity has partnered with A Treasure Coast Driving School, Inc. to help make teen drivers safer and more confident! This 22-hour long course includes 16 hours of classroom sessions for mental theory of driving, and six hours of in-car instruction. The course will take place from March 22-April 6 (Tues-Wed-Thurs) from 6-8pm at Holy Trinity.


Avoid the afternoon carline and have your student meet up with their friends and classmates at The Huddle - after school - at the Tiger Athletic Complex on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 PM. They can work on homework, group projects, study, grab a snack, or play a round of ping pong, spike ball, or corn hole.
TIGERS MAKING TRACKS
HT's GUTA NAMED NATIONAL MERIT FINALIST!

Senior Priya Gutta has been named a 2022 National Merit Finalist! Only 15,000 students from across the U.S. are considered for this prestigious recognition. The program will award 7,500 Merit Scholarships from the group of finalists in March. This is a huge honor as Priya first earned the title of Semi-Finalist by scoring in the top 1% of all juniors who took the PSAT in the fall of 2020. Then, she had additional requirements to meet in order to be named a Finalist which happened this past Monday.  

Holy Trinity will recognize all of our 2022 merit scholarship honors including Semifinal, Commended, African American and Hispanic awards and recognitions in the near future.
MUNIZ ADVANCES TO HOSA STATES COMPETITION

Senior Bella Muniz will compete at the HOSA State Leadership Conference in Orlando from April 9-12 in the Emergency Preparedness Epidemiology category.

HOSA, the Future Health Professionals (formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America), is an international career and technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Technology Education Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).

Epidemiology provides members with the opportunity to gain knowledge about health and disease in populations. This competitive event consists of a written examination of concepts related to the study of epidemiology. Competitors are expected to recognize, identify, define, interpret and apply these concepts in a multiple-choice test. This event aims to inspire members to be proactive future health professionals and improve their scientific literacy as well as provide insights into public health careers. 
ZAIDI INTERVIEWS LEADING MEDICAL PROFESSOR FOR LATEST "INFECTIOUS" PODCAST

Junior Faz Zaidi has been hosting his own podcast since 2020 to increase awareness about COVID-19 as it evolves. In his latest episode of "Infectious," Zaidi interviews Dr. Wen-Chih Wu, professor at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Chief of Medicine and Cardiology at the Providence VA Medical Center, and the Medical Director of the Lifespan Center for Cardiac Fitness. Dr. Wu gives offers some great insight into how COVID variants will continue to evolve and what the U.S. is going to look like in the future as the virus persists. You can listen to the interview HERE.
Have you checked out the latest edition of The Growl - Holy Trinity's student magazine, or stayed in touch with weekly Upper School campus happenings and hijinks through our weekly broadcast? Our journalism students report on school news, sports, campus life, arts and entertainment and even the occasional opinion on key issues. You can read and watch it all HERE!
CLASS OF 2022: COLLEGE COUNTDOWN
College Planning and Retreat Days Scheduled for All underclassmen!

Freshman—Wednesday, February 23th
Sophomores—Thursday, March, 3rd

On their designated retreat day, students will start their day in the Tiger Café and then attend special topic related sessions presented by the counseling staff. One common session for all will be on our Curriculum and Course Requests for next year. All students must bring their laptops and attire for these days can be a college t-shirt and uniform pants/shorts.  
Reminders for Seniors...

Read Your Emails
Be sure you are checking your email at least once a week. Colleges and Universities are sending messages to you regarding your admission status, housing opportunities, and potential scholarship awards. And, we will be sending you information about upcoming Senior Celebrations including Senior Day, Senior Stroll, Graduation and Baccalaureate. You don’t want to miss these important details!

Community Service Hours
Final deadline to submit hours for seniors is April 15th. Now is the time to check your community service hour totals and if you haven’t completed your required hours, make a plan to do so. Hours are listed in onCampus account in your Contact Card.

SCOIR Updates
Please continue to update your SCOIR college lists. This includes moving schools into your applied list and recording college decisions (accepted, deferred, denied). In addition, please remove any colleges that you didn’t apply to.
Attention Juniors!

Course Requests
Don’t forget to complete your course requests in onCampus as they are due Tuesday, Feb. 22.
 

Junior Touch Base Meetings with College Advisors Are Wrapping Up!

Be sure to contact your advisor about scheduling a one-on-one meeting if you haven’t already done so.
Central Florida Consortium of Private School Counselors Virtual College Fair - Registration Now Open!

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 22 & 23, 2022; 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Registration is now open for our Virtual College Fair! Sign-up to virtually connect with colleges and universities from around the country for free.

During the Virtual College Fair, you will have the chance to hear from many different colleges. You can choose which colleges you want to hear from by clicking the Register link listed under each session, which will take you to the registration form. Once you fill out the form, you'll receive a Zoom link for the session.

Please note: You must register for each session in which you want to attend. (For example, if you want to hear from the colleges in A1, B2, D3 and F1 you must register for each of those sessions individually.) During the fair, you and your family will be able to ask questions to the college representatives throughout each presentation!

We are looking forward to sharing this virtual experience with each of you!
Scholarships & Summer Programs for Juniors and Seniors

Scholarships:

Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs JUNIORS Visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/ for application, details, and deadlines. Application open until March 15, 2022.

Space Coast Gator Club Scholarship: seniors visit: http://spacecoastgatorclub.com/scholarships/ For application and details. Deadline: March 13, 2022

Cape Canaveral Hospital Auxiliary High School Scholarship: Seniors interested in continuing their education in the health care field see Ms. Gunderson for hard copy application. Deadline: postmarked no later than April 1, 2022

Julia B. Beensen Scholarship: Seniors visit: https://www.csascholars.org/beensen/index.php Deadline: April 28, 2022

PB&J Scholarship: Seniors visit https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship for details and application. Deadline: May 30, 2022
  
Summer Programs:

Duke Pre-College Summer Programs 2022 Visit https://mailchi.mp/duke/fall-preview-duke-pre-college-programs-299634?e=0159833661 for details, application and deadlines.

Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovation Pre-College Summer Programs: High achieving math and science students: Visit https://ei.jhu.edu/apply/ for application, details, and deadlines.
COMMENCEMENT CORNER
Update on Class of 2022 Seniors Celebrations

The Graduation and Baccalaureate Planning Committee is actively working on plans for Graduation Week. Details regarding senior rehearsals, graduation tickets, and photography, as well as the other fun senior celebrations held this spring (Senior Day/Cap and Gown Blessing and Senior Stroll) will be shared as soon as possible to assist you with your planning.
 
Please watch for emails in the next few weeks for this important information. Until then, we ask that you review the Graduation and Baccalaureate attire information provided HERE!
 
We look forward to celebrating this momentous occasion with you and your family!
TIGERS LOCKEROOM
Varnes Named Florida Today's Athlete of the Week

HT Senior Robert Varnes won the Community Credit Union Florida Athlete of the Week by Florida Today for his performance in the district 11-3A championship on Feb. 3rd. Check out his interview HERE!

Congratulations to our Boys Varsity Soccer team for an incredible season and for making it all the way to the Regional Finals!
Varsity Girls Basketball Heads to the Elite 8 for the First Time in HT History!

Girls Varsity Basketball defeated Benjamin earlier this week 62-44 and advanced to the Regional Finals, otherwise known as the Elite 8! Game details TBA.
Varsity Boys Basketball Advances to Regional Semifinals

Seven Brevard County boys basketball teams began play on Thursday night in the FHSAA Regional Quarterfinals and after all the games were finished, only two teams remained... Holy Trinity and Satellite High. It will be Tigers versus Scorps in the Regional Semifinals next Tuesday night. Game details TBA.
Varsity Cheer Tryouts

Varsity Cheer will be holding tryouts for all students in grades 7-11 on March 3, 4, 7, and 8 in the gym from 3:00-5:00 PM. You must attend ALL four days to be considered for the team. Please see Mrs. Welch in classroom 608 before March for the required paperwork.

Plan on wearing a plain white shirt with blue shorts to the clinic and tryouts. Hair should be in a neat pony tail and no jewelry is allowed.

A mandatory parent information meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 23 at 5:30 PM in the Tiger Café. Please email Mrs. Welch at swelch@htes.org with any questions. 
Individual football and volleyball game tickets, and season and annual passes for HT home games are now available for purchase online. CLICK HERE.
Holy Trinity now has branded merchandise available for purchase onsite at the Tiger Athletic Complex or online at our Tiger Athletic Gear Shop.
PARENT RESOURCES
Holy Trinity's 2020-2021 Annual Report is now available to review in digital form. Click HERE.
Please be sure to review and acknowledge
receipt of the 2021-2022
Check out our official online spirit store at HTspiritstore.com for your HT swag. Shop over 5,000 HT branded and logo items, including apparel, home decor, gifts, accessories, pet supplies, drinkware, luggage and more! 
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