Message from the President
Dear Parents and Guardians,

Happy Mother's Day! Whether you are a parent or a caring adult in a Blazers' life, we thank you for your dedication to building these strong and compassionate young women!

A quick note of significant importance today.

Last week, the Illinois House of Representatives in Springfield passed HB 2789 with only one Representative speaking against it. This bill would remove local authority and judgment for in-person education and give that oversite to the state going forward. 

John Glimco, the Chief of School Governance and Policy from the Archdiocese of Chicago says, "We are very aware of SB309 [or HB2789] and are in opposition. While we do not fear transparency and have done a good job keeping people safe in our schools, we worry that this bill provides excessive oversight by the state (likely impeding upon our independence as Catholic non-public schools). As such, we are pushing back through our advocacy efforts, working alongside the Catholic Conference of Illinois. We have made our principals aware of this bill, encouraging that they assist in the advocation efforts.
In addition to our work at the Archdiocesan level, Iā€™d encourage you to make your voice heard by contacting your local legislators. I am hopeful that this bill will not proceed as it will have a negative impact on all schools and education in Illinois."

Please see the information about HB 2789: Click here

We have been carefully following Covid mitigation guidelines this year. We have been extremely successful and still have no known cases transmitted at Trinity High School. Giving the state this authority could result (for example) in requirements for unnecessary medical testing or expensive infrastructure changes. We would like the opportunity to continue to be allowed to make our own decisions based on our ability to keep your Blazers safe here at Trinity, just as we have this year. 

Please consider a call or email to your own Illinois State Senator (you can find them by searching here) to let them know.
Summer Job Opportunities

If you live in the City of Chicago and are looking for summer work opportunities for your teen, the City of Chicago One Summer Chicago program has more jobs than applicants for this coming summer. The application deadline is June 11.

Story: Click here
Details: Click here
Apply: Click here
Registration Deposit and Tuition Contract

Registration deposit and tuition contracts for the 2021-2022 school year are due. Please click here to complete the tuition contract and make the registration deposit. If you have any questions, please contact the Business Office.
College Planning
Aspire Testing
It is our goal at Trinity High School to prepare your daughter for applying to and attending the college of her choice. On Wednesday, May 12th, she will be taking a very important assessment here at Trinity HS- the ACT Aspire Assessment for ninth and tenth-grade students. Click here to read more.

Class of 2022
Mark Your Calendar: May 12th is the final college planning workshop of the academic year. All juniors are required to participate in the half-day event. Please see the attached information for details. Click here.

Join Trinity High School Athletics and the Booster Club in raising some money for the Blazers. Order at Armand's Elmwood Park or Armand's Elmhurst on Thursday, May 20th, for dine-in, carry-out, or delivery between 11 am and 8:30 pm and mention Trinity High School Athletics fundraiser. 20% of all proceeds will be donated to Trinity High School Athletics via the Booster Club! #BeABlazer 
Lunch Orders - Week of 5.17
Click here for the Ordering Information Flyer from Marla's Lunch! - Due by noon May 10

When placing an order, you will need to visit this site and create an account.
Trinity Events
#FutureBlazer Summer Experiences Now Open!
#FutureBlazer Summer Camps and Workshops Registration is now open! This summer Trinity will be hosting camps for rising kindergarten through 6th-grade girls as well as workshops for rising 7th and 8th-grade girls and current Blazers!
ICYMI (In case you missed it ... info from previous newsletters)
PLEASE NOTE: We will archive important information from previous newsletters in this section. Due to the amount of information, you may need to click the words on the bottom left, "View Entire Message." you can also find past newsletters on our website under "Parents."
International Relations Cookbook
Trinity's International Club is selling the first-ever cookbook that includes recipes from Trinity's faculty/staff/students. These are all original recipes that were curated from dozens of submissions! Proceeds go to "The Pad Project."
IB Testing Information
Summer School Opportunities
Following is information about the two elective courses that we will be offering as summer courses.
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 here for the EmPOWERed updates.
Virtual Chapel Prayer Book