The Grapevine Newsletter Vol. 1, 1.3.19

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!


Dear Holy Trinity Families,
As we start a new year, I would like to extend a warm welcome back to all our students and staff members who contribute to making Holy Trinity School a vibrant center of intellectual, cultural, sporting, and above all else, spiritual activity that it is all year round.
A new year always ushers in the sense of renewal–a renewal of purpose and collective commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, reflection and service to our community. With this comes the firm resolution to achieve desired results and meet  challenges.
I am enthused by the many exciting changes that are in the pipeline,all of which are intended to meet the spiritual and academic educational needs of our students and community stakeholders and support the further development and advancement of our school in the Lakes Region.
We are actively pursuing opportunities to develop new connections in the community through family outreach and enrollment initiatives, as well as expand existing curricular opportunities to ensure we are meeting our students’ academic needs with efficacy and a watchful eye on individualized instruction.
We have also been channelling our energy into the renovations of Sacred Heart school at 19 Gilford Ave. as the new home of Holy Trinity School.
While preparing to move in this summer, we must keep focused on our mission of serving as ministers in the fashion of Jesus by welcoming new students, embracing one another as Catholic servants and leaders, and working together to ensure the many changes we have ahead of us are met and completed through our shared efforts. For we view this not only as a demonstration of our commitment to maintain very high standards and engage in continuous quality improvement but also as an investment towards enhancing the academic and spiritual instruction we so carefully prepare and deliver for our students and families. .
Within a challenging financial context, we remain firm in our drive to build a more robust and sustainable school with the renovations and move up the road. I am pleased to share that we were moving forward due in no small part to the generosity of our families who support the school, our Endowment Trust, and the Diocese of
Manchester.
Fundraising has been pivotal in our pursuit of moving locations so we can keep Holy Trinity open in Laconia, and your efforts, support, and financial gravitas by which this project has been undertaken speaks volumes to the historical, spiritual, and traditional importance HTS plays in the community.
We have a number of big fundraising events coming up: the HTS School Auction and Dinner and the Annual Golf Tournament. Both events require our families’ support and time to ensure their success--it is a profound blessing to know we have such a
wonderful group of parents who will rally together and help us make these two events successful!
While the past year tested us in many ways, as a community, we have remained resilient and we are forging ahead with renewed vigour to achieve our strategic objectives and to continue to grow together in Christ’s love and grace!

Happy New Year, and again, thank you for all you do to help make HTS a success for our scholars!

Sincerely in Christ,
Dr. Young

IMPORTANT!
1/14-1/18 NWEA Winter Assessment
1/21 No School: MLK Day
1/23 2nd Quarter Report Cards (RenWeb)
1/28 Visit from Bishop Libasci
1/28-2/1 Catholic Schools’ Week
              Monday: Picnic Lunch with a Loved One
              Tuesday: Mix and Match Day
              Wednesday: Crazy Hair Day (regular uniforms)
              Thursday: Spirit/Green and White Day & Student/Staff BBall Game
              Friday: Talent Show


OFFICE NOTES

Holy Trinity 8th Grade Fundraiser: Congratulations to Marie Giguere on winning the drawing! Marie received her ticket as a door prize at Bingo and has chosen 100 gallons of propane from Stafford Oil.
Our great thanks to Stafford Oil for the generous donation and supporting Holy Trinity School!

The Annual Appeal is in full swing! We are focusing on raising funds for the technology needs of the new school building. If you have suggestions of people who would like to support Catholic Education and our move, please contact
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or direct them to the school website at www.HolyTrinityNH.com to make an online donation!

Annual HTS Auction & Dinner: Saturday, April 13--this is a great opportunity to get those service/volunteer hours from now until the event! In specific need of people to secure items and also “a table centerpiece guru.” Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Need to get those parent hours complete for the year? Contact Lori Garden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let her know. Keep an eye out for your volunteer statement in your email box over the next few days. We have loads to do this summer too--the school’s not going to move itself now is it?

Lunch Accounts: There are numerous student lunch accounts with a negative balance. Please remember that this is not a charge system. All accounts need to have money in them. Owed lunch envelopes will go home Wednesday. Please be sure to keep your child’s account current. Thank you.

Coaches Corner : B-ball practice this Saturday 1/5. Boys 9-11 and girls 5-7 ; Next Open Gym is January 12th 10-12 for all ages;

Absences: When your child is absent from school, please call the office before 9:00 a.m. or send an email to Mrs. Gibbs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who will forward the email to your child’s teacher. Thank you.

Yearbook: Yearbooks are still on sale for $25. Go online to Jostenyearbooks.com to order today! Cash & Checks written out to HTS attention Lori Garden are accepted at the school as well.

Want to give a message to your child or graduating 8th grader?? Buy a recognition ad in the yearbook;
$50 for a business card size,
$75 for a 1/4 page,
$90 for a half page, or
$125 for a full page ad!! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details!

Ski Program: Our yearly ski program has begun. If your child is participating, be sure to have all necessary gear and equipment at school prior to 1 PM on Wednesdays to ensure your child is able to attend on that day.

Banking: Calling all parents who would like their children to start saving money! Banking is every Friday. Send your child in with their school savings account bank book and money and we’ll deposit it for them. Even the smallest amount will add up over time. Your child doesn’t have a bank account? E-mail Di Greenwood at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and she’ll get one set up for you!
Dr. Francine Young
Dr. Francine Young

January Lunch Menu

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The Grandest Grand Finale!

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Coming in January!

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