Click on the above video for a message from Trinity President Laura Curley.
Parent Teacher Conferences
This week: Thursday, February 25th Early Dismissal 
On Thursday, February 25th students will be dismissed from school at 11:30 AM due to virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences. School transportation will run that day. Please note that there will be no virtual office hours or virtual activity period that day. 

Block 3 Parent Teacher Conference Scheduling Closing Soon  
Parent-Teacher Conferences will take place via Zoom this week at the following times: 

Wed. Feb. 24: from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Thurs. Feb. 25: from 1:00 to 4:30 PM, and 4:30 to 7:30 PM

The scheduling window will close on Mon. Feb. 22nd at 9:00 AM. So, if you have not done so, please schedule your conference ASAP. Schedule your conference by clicking on this link: 

In the evening of Mon. Feb. 22nd, parents will receive an email with a Zoom link from each teacher with whom they have scheduled a conference. We urge you to take advantage of this opportunity.
On Monday, February 8th, seven students across all grade levels along with two teachers took part in the first of three sessions for the Chicago Archdiocese High School Student Advisory Group for Racial Equity and Justice. In Monday's session, the students developed a common understanding of racism and justice in their schools. There are two more sessions and in the final one, on April 16th, the students will share their insights with Cardinal Cupich.
Annually, Trinity High School participates in the National Poetry Out Loud contest. This year, the contest went virtual. Blazers Anna Murphy '24, Evelyn Wirkiowsk '24, Anna Ruggiero '24 and Callah Barnes '23 rose to the occasion, sharing memorized recitations of poems provided by Poetry Out Louds. Their performances evoked strong images, provocative word-combinations, and thoughtful commentaries on the human experience. The winner of the school-wide contest is Callah Barnes in her recitation of "Advice to a Prophet" by Richard Wilbur. Callah competed in the Chicagoland Regional Poetry Out Loud competition on February 17th.
Class of 2022 - Mark Your Calendar
Virtual College Fair on Friday, March 12th
This unique college exploration opportunity will take place from 11:30-1:30 pm during the school day. Juniors will have the opportunity to learn about 12 different colleges during two 45-minute sessions and have access to recordings from all participating colleges after the event. Colleges registered to participate include: University of Notre Dame, Providence College, Drake University, Xavier University, University of Vermont, University of Alabama, Saint Mary's College, St. Norbert College, Xavier University, Catholic University of America, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kenyon College, Fordham University, and Indiana University. A full list of participating schools and additional information will be provided in early March.
KAIROS for the Class of 2021
Seniors are invited to apply for the very special retreat called Kairos! The Kairos retreat will take place from 3:30 pm-8:00 pm on Friday, April 9, and 8:00 am-8:00 pm on Saturday, April 10. This two-day retreat will be held in person at Trinity High School. Details and the application can be found in this letter.
From Trinity's Library
Hi from Ms. McGreal, Trinity's Librarian! This week I'm featuring new books available at Trinity's library in print, eBook, and eAudiobook. All of these suggestions were made by Trinity's new club called, "Diversity in Action."
Click here to read more.
Trinity Events
Be Part of Trinity's Empower!
Day of Giving!
We are looking for parents/students to be part of the Empower! Day of Giving video.

If you are interested in sharing a video or photo, contact Director of Development, Maggie McMahon McGarry '98 at mmcgarry@trinityhs.org for details!
Mothers Club Cooking Night
Join Cheryl Knecht Munoz, culinary educator and chef, for a fun, hands-on class on March 3 at 7PM. We’ll learn how to manage dough to achieve texture and flavor as we make herbed flatbreads and gourmet cheese crackers together.
Join the Movie Discussion
The Trinity High School Bar Association invites mothers and daughters to join alumnae and friends in a spirited discussion of the movie “On the Basis of Sex”. This event will be hosted by Liz Scarano Oplawski ‘79 via Zoom on March 30, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. Read More
Trinity High School Athletics
Blazer Fans!!! It is a busy time of year for Trinity Athletics. The winter sports seasons continue to roll on this week while Trinity's spring and summer sports continue training with the IHSA contact days. The Blazers volleyball registration will open on Monday with Tryouts set for Monday, March 8th. More details about tryout times will come in next week's newsletter but be sure to register. All participants must have a current physical (completed in the last 395 days) on file in the athletic office before taking part in any tryout or subsequent practices. For more information about Trinity's athletic teams, contact Ken Trendel at ktrendel@trinityhs.org.
ICYMI (In case you missed it ... info from previous newsletters)
Calendar Updates for Block 3:
Wed. Feb. 24 - Asynchronous eLearning Day / Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences
Thurs. Feb. 25 - 11:30 AM dismissal for students / Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences
Fri. Feb. 26 - No school / Faculty and Staff Retreat
Tues. March 2 - ACT for Juniors / Asynchronous eLearning day for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Seniors
Wed. March 3 - Synchronous Learning Day for all students
Fri. March 5 - Junior Ring Ceremony and Retreat 
Fri. March 12 - - Virtual College Fair for Juniors 
Wed. March 24 & Thurs. March 25: Block 3 Virtual Exams 
Academic Prep Tutoring
Parents, are your children struggling in a class? Do they need some help understanding an assignment or studying for a quiz? The Trinity High School Academic Prep Tutoring Center is here for you! If you are interested, go to the link below to complete the Tutor Request Form. Mrs. Fox will then contact your child to determine the next steps! General Tutoring Office Hours run on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 4 pm-5 pm via the Zoom link here. We can also accommodate other scheduling needs and match students with peer and university tutors as needs arise. We look forward to working with your children!
Campaign and Construction Update
We are delighted to share an update on two major fundraising initiatives at Trinity High School -- our EmPOWERed Campaign and our Trinity Theater Renovation Plan.

Click for issue 1 of "Campaign & Construction Updates @ THS"
Virtual Chapel Prayer Book