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Sign up today for Trinity's ACT Prep Course


All juniors will take the ACT test on February 27, 2018. This test is required by the State of Ohio as a means of showing college readiness. Students who want to do their best on this important high stakes test should sign up for the ACT Prep Class.

The course consists of four sessions where each of the ACT component exams will be reviewed, and vital test-taking skills will be drilled. Sessions are offered on either Saturday mornings or Monday evenings beginning January 27 and 29, respectively. Advanced registration is required no later than January 19, 2018.

» Click here to download the course flyer and registration form.


Trinity students featured in the latest issue of Northeast Ohio Catholic magazine


The January/February issue of Northeast Ohio Catholic, the magazine of the Diocese of Cleveland, puts a major focus on Catholic schools in our area. The magazine profiled students from many different elementary and high schools throughout the diocese, including three from Trinity: seniors Nicole Bullock and Anna Melinyshyn, and junior Micky Samuel. In their profiles, each student talks about how a Catholic education has been a gift to them.

If you are a registered parishioner in the Diocese of Cleveland, you should receive a copy of the magazine at home this week. You may also read an electronic version by clicking here. The article begins on page 16.


Junior receives Silver Key award from CIA


Congratulations to junior Natalie Scaparotti for placing a work in the 2018 Cleveland Institute of Art Scholastic Art Competition!

Each year, the Cleveland Institute of Art hosts this competition that recognizes creative achievement in area 7-12 grade students. The young artists compete for cash prizes, medals, and scholarship awards. A panel of local professional artists, art educators, writers, and writing educators jury the exhibit and select the awarded pieces from nearly 3,000 entries. Students who receive Gold Key Awards for individual works and portfolios continue to the national competition held in the spring in New York City.

Natalie was awarded a Silver Key for her scratchboard drawing titled, "Springtime" (pictured above). Her piece will hang in the Scholastic Art + Writing Exhibition in the Reinberger Gallery at the Cleveland Institute of Art from January 16 through February 2.


Junior honored with Knights of Columbus scholarship


Congratulations to junior Kayleigh Burke who received a $1,000 scholarship this week from the Knights of Columbus. Kayleigh's application was one of nine selected from nearly 120 applications submitted by students enrolled in Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Cleveland.

In the fall of each school year, information about the Knights of Columbus scholarship is announced at Trinity and posted on the school's website. Learn more about current scholarship opportunities by visiting this page of Trinity's website.

Kayleigh is pictured above with Mr. Robert F. Collins, Jr., Scholarship Chairman of the Ohio Charity Foundation for the Ohio State Council of the Knights of Columbus.


Graphic Design students show off capstone exhibits


Graphic Design Capstone is the final class in the Graphic Design focus of Trinity's Pre-Professional Internship Program. Seniors in the class create their own company, business or event, and create a brand and campaign throughout the course of the term. Students are free to create anything for their campaigns, from printed publications, to promotional videos and websites. This semester, eight seniors completed the capstone course.

The class is based on a studio model in which students get to feel what it's like to come to work in a graphic design studio each day. The class is independent and students follow a production schedule to complete materials for their campaigns. As the seniors complete their campaigns, they put them on display in Gallery G1 in a professional exhibition for the entire school to see. The seniors also work together to promote the exhibition with promotional materials, such as posters and web ads.

Graphic Design Capstone is unique and important to Trinity's Graphic Design curriculum because it gives the students creative freedom to create campaigns based on something they are passionate about. It also challenges them to think and work independently as graphic designers, which is a vital skill in the professional world. In addition, it is a culmination and celebration of everything the seniors in the Graphic Design program have learned. Below are brief reflections from each of the students in the class.

"You can use the skills and tools you have learned in the previous 2 design classes to create whatever you want." Robert Brogdon, Custom Kicks

"What is nice about Graphic Design Capstone is you have the entire term to let your ideas develop more to get the best results." Eric Filakosky, BWI Wrestling

"You get to pick something you are passionate about and make that the focal point of the whole term." Halle Frimel, Urban Espresso

"Graphic Design Capstone is honestly the best way to end your graphic design journey at Trinity. You learn how to bring your vision to life." Anthony Fryer, S.M.I.L.E. Stand Up Comedy Tour

"I like the Capstone class because it gave us the opportunity to go off our own imagination, and see what it is like to work in our own graphic design studio." Julianna Garganta, American Baseball Organization

"For my Capstone project, I was able to focus on what I was passionate about, which was my love of horror movies and the Goosebumps book series." Kenron Morgan, Haunted Hill Drive-In

"You can take everything you are good at, all of your skills, all of your strengths, and really take your project to the next level." Erica Talion, Wack Wraps

"The Graphic Design Capstone class has been a lot of fun, and I have enjoyed the whole process of it." Jake Thomason, RevAir

» Click here to read each student's artist statement.


A Look Ahead

Visit Trinity's website for the full School Calendar | Lunch Menu | Sports Schedules

  Thursday, January 11  
  Final Exams in Periods 1 and 2, Students Dismissed at 11:13 AM  
  Friday, January 12  
  Final Exams in Periods 3 and 4, Students Dismissed at 11:13 AM  
  First Term Ends  
  Monday, January 15  
  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, No School  
  Tuesday, January 16  
  First Day of the Second Term  
  Application Window for the Class of 2022 Opens  
  Thursday, January 18  
  Pro-Life Prayer Service, Gym, 2:00 PM  
  Monday, January 22  
  Spirit Week Begins  
  Friday, January 26  
  Spirit Rally and Games, Gym, 1:15 PM  
  Saturday, January 27  
  ACT Prep at THS, Room 102, 9:00-11:00 AM  
  Monday, January 29  
  ACT Prep at THS, Room 102, 7:00-9:00 PM  
  Wednesday, January 31  
  Class of 2022 Applications due to Trinity  

How to support Trinity High School


Whether you're a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, Marymount or Trinity graduate, or a friend of Trinity, there are a variety of ways in which you can support Trinity High School and its students. For your information, we have outlined some of these ways below. If you wish to further discuss how you can help Trinity, please contact our President's Office.

Make a gift to Trinity

We welcome and appreciate monetary gifts in any amount for a variety of purposes, including, but not limited to: student tuition assistance, facilities, our retreat program and our Pre-Professional Internship Program. Learn more and make your secure gift online by clicking here.

Trinity Support Services

Trinity has its own graphic design and print shop staffed by Pre-Professional Interns in the graphic design program. They offer a wide variety of competitively-priced services, including graphic design and printing of business cards, brochures, postcards, posters, wall and window graphics, outdoor banners, and much more. Contact project manager, Mrs. Nichole Kubit to make your idea a reality!

Support Trinity when you shop

Support Trinity simply by using your retail reward cards when you shop. The following retailers will give a percentage of each purchase you make back to Trinity:

In most cases you will need to register your loyalty card online and select Trinity High School as your beneficiary.

Thank you for considering Trinity in your giving plans!


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