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Holy Trinity High families:

We would like to take this opportunity to assure our families that our teachers have taken great care to plan and prepare for online instruction. We will get through this together if we remain positive and focused on supporting each other and our entire school community. Please see below for important updates and information about online instruction.

Term 2 Reporting Period

Virtual Parent Teacher Interview

OPTIS is open for parents to book appointments for parent teacher interviews. Parents will be able to sign up for three separate 10 minute interviews scheduled for Thursday February 18, 2021, from 12:30- 3:30 pm and from 5:30-7:10 pm. Parents can book online from February 14 to February 17 by clicking on the OPTIS link which can also be found on our schools website.

Thursday, February 18, 2021 – no afternoon classes

Students will be engaged in online classes for the first 3 periods in the morning session, from 8:05 am to 11:10. There will be no online classes in the afternoon of Thursday, February 18, 2021 to accommodate for our virtual Parent Teacher Interviews.

Virtual Instruction at HTH

A day in the life of student online learning at HTH

Students will continue to follow their regular Powerschool Schedule and log into each successive period using their school NLESD email.

Teacher will be present online for the entire class

Student attendance will be taken

Before you start

Health Room & Emergency Contact

If a student exhibits signs of illness throughout the school day, the student will be brought to a designated Health Room until pick-up. We respectfully request that all parents/guardians update their contact information, especially their cell phone numbers, as well as the Emergency Contact Information. If you are unable to retrieve your child, we need to have a valid contact person available to retrieve your child. If we call concerning your childs health, we will need your child picked up immediately.

Virtual Admissions Information Sessions

For your convenience, we have scheduled a number of virtual Admissions Information Sessions. These 1-hour sessions are a great way to get to know Holy Trinity and its community, as well as take a virtual tour of our building. Click HERE for a detailed description, dates, times, and RSVP form. RSVP is required for the Information Sessions.

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Welcome To Hth Home Of The Tigers

Holy Trinity High School is part of theNewfoundland and Labrador English School District. Our school has an enrollment of 650students and offers Grades 9 to Level III in both English and French Immersion streams. Our school serves the area of the Northeast Avalon including the communities of Torbay, Flatrock, Pouch Cove, and Bauline. Holy Trinity High School is dedicated to Excellence Through Growth in a Caring Environment. We believe a positive learning experience for all students can be achieved through supporting our students academic excellence in an inclusive, safe, caring and respectful environment. We strive for high standards in a collaborative and innovative community to promote lifelong learning for our students.

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Born in Quebec on August 9, 1845, Alfred Bessette was orphaned by the time he was 12. He had little formal education, but from an early age he had a lively faith and a strong devotion to St. Joseph. His childhood pastor encouraged him to consider a vocation to religious life. He sent Alfred to the Congregation of Holy Cross with a note that said, I am sending you a saint.

Initially, Holy Cross did not accept Alfred because of his poor health. With the assistance of the Archbishop of Montreal, he was received into Holy Cross in1870 and took the name André, the name of his childhood pastor. Brother André was assigned as doorkeeper of Notre Dame College in Montreal, where he greeted visitors and tended to their needs.

Many people began to experience physical healings after praying with Brother André, and his reputation as a healer began to spread. Br. Andre remained humble, saying that the real source of these miraculous cures was St. Josephs intercession. He founded a shrine to his favorite saint across the street from Notre Dame College, which eventually grew into a huge basilica, the Oratory of St. Joseph, on the highest hill in Montreal.

Brother André died on January 6, 1937 at the age of 91. The basilica is a major pilgrimage site, attracting over two million visitors a year. On October 17, 2010, St. André Bessette became first saint of the Congregation of Holy Cross when he was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI.

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Student Arrival And Dismissal Procedures

Arrival: The doors to the school will open at 7:50. If students arrive before this time they will have to wait outside the school until the doors are opened. Please do not drop your child off early. Upon school entry students must proceed directly to period 1 class. When entering the school building students will need to wear a mask and sanitize their hands.

Therefore, students will leave the school in the following order:

  • Alternate Transportation Students- Main Entrance. Parents must not park their car in front of the main entrance of the school for accessibility reasons.

  • Bussed students

  • Driving students,walking students, and students getting picked up will be dismissed in a staggered manner.

  • No Final Examinations Grade 9 Pilot Project / No Senior High Mid

    Our school has accepted an invitation by the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District to become part of a pilot project in 2020-22. As a participant in this pilot project, we will not be administering mid-year examinations to high school students for the next two years or final end of year examinations to students in Grade 9 for the next two years. The purpose of this pilot is to focus on maximizing instructional time and student learning during this time period, rather than focusing on major formal exams. Therefore, instruction will continue as normal during the usual mid-year examination period and students will be required to attend classes.

    Based on research conducted by the Districts Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting Committee, it is believed that students will experience no negative impact on year-end achievement results. To ensure a positive outcome from this initiative, student achievement data will be collected and analyzed over the two year period for our school and other participating schools.

    There is ample research which indicates that at the intermediate level, a focus on formative assessments, with timely and effective feedback to the learner and the teacher, has a more positive impact on student learning and achievement than the use of time and resources to prepare and complete final examinations.

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    Visitors Volunteers And Family Access

    Note that under “Safe Return to School” regulations: Visitors, volunteers, and parents/guardians will not be permitted inside HTH at this time unless specifically invited by the school Principal to attend a meeting that could not take place in any other way than face to face. We do ask that parents ensure their contact information is up to date as possible with any changes in address or phone numbers. If a student is signing out of school, school personnel will bring students who are leaving to the main entrance for pick up.

    Hth Student Parking Application 2021

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    As a result of our current parking situation we will be asking student drivers who would like to apply for a parking permit at HTH to complete the HTH Student Parking Application 2021 through a Google Form which is available on our school website and further below in this memo. All Parking applications must be received no later than Wednesday Feb 3, 2021. Please see the permit agreement information and details below.

    Holy Trinity High School parking has traditionally been made available for teachers and staff who have assigned parking places. When space is available, students may also be accommodated.

    Permit Agreement

    If granted a student parking permit for the 2020-2021 school year, I understand and agree that:

    • I am limited to parking in student parking areas only.

    • I cannot park in spots which have been assigned to teachers and if I do so, my permit may be revoked.

    • If I arrive during class time, I will exit the vehicle and enter the school within 3 minutes of having parked.

    • I must have a current HTH issued permit displayed on the driver side dashboard of my vehicle.

    • I acknowledge that Holy Trinity High does not take any responsibility for articles left in vehicles or damage done to vehicles while parked on school grounds.

    I agree that my permit can be revoked and my vehicle banned from school grounds if:

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    Primary And Secondary Schools

    Several early and in the United States were single-sex. Examples include , a boys’ school operating in New York by 1638 and , founded in 1635 .

    Nonetheless, mixed-sex education existed at the lower levels in the U.S. long before it extended to colleges. For example, in 1787, the predecessor to in , opened as a mixed-sex secondary school. Its first enrollment class consisted of 78 male and 36 female students. Among the latter was who would become an educator and philanthropist. However, the school soon began having financial problems and it reopened as an all-male institution. in has operated as mixed-sex secondary school since its founding in 1792, making it the oldest continuously operating coed school in America. The oldest continuously operating coed boarding school in the United States is , founded in 1865.

    A minister and a missionary founded Oberlin in 1833. Rev. and Philo P. Stewart became friends while spending the summer of 1832 together in nearby . They discovered a mutual disenchantment with what they saw as the lack of strong Christian principles among the settlers of the American West. They decided to establish a college and a colony based on their religious beliefs, “where they would train teachers and other Christian leaders for the boundless most desolate fields in the West”.

    A number of Greek-letter student societies have either been established or expanded as co-ed fraternities.

    Grade 12 Grad Hoodie Orders Class Of 2021

    If any graduates of 2021 are interested in ordering a grad hoodie, please do so through the online store via this link. There will be no collection of forms or money at school, all orders must be placed online. Students/parents can pay via email transfer or by calling with credit card information to the company. All information is provided within the link. Also, make sure to verify your size using the sizing chart provided by In The Box promotions within the link. If you have any questions or concerns, please see Ms.Rose.

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    Traditions Associated With Senior Year

    In the United States and some other countries, there is a event near to the end of the school year more formally referred to as commencement, where “seniors” formally graduate from high school and receive their diplomas.

    In many schools, seniors sit for formal at the beginning of the school year or the summer prior to their senior year. These portraits are used in the upcoming graduating class’ . The senior portraits in the yearbook are usually bigger than the ones typically used for lower grades. Many modern yearbooks are in full color. Some may have a caption other than the student’s name, or a quote from the student.

    There is a formal dance for this year’s students, called depending on the school, the junior class may host this dance for the seniors. Some schools hold a combined prom for juniors and seniors, while others segregate the two grades into separate dances.

    Holy Trinity High School Yearbooks

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    Listings of high school yearbooks for Holy Trinity HS can be found below. You will find former students who are seeking yearbooks, those looking to sell a yearbook and general yearbook requests among the Holy Trinity High yearbook listings. This yearbook section was created to help alumni post yearbook classifieds.

    Holy Trinity High School alumni can relive their experiences from high school by and , reconnecting with those , and more.

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    School Flu Vaccination 2020

    The Public Health Program at Eastern Health is offering flu vaccine in school to students in Grades 4 to 12. Flu vaccine consent forms were sent home on October 29 and should be returned by November 6. These forms must be completed in full, signed by a parent or legal guardian and returned to school as soon as possible if you wish to have the student receive a free flu vaccine at school. Public Health will be at our school on nd and 3rd.

    The single best way to protect against seasonal flu is to get a seasonal influenza vaccine each year. Flu vaccination is recommended for all persons 6 months of age and older.

    Only students with signed consents will be vaccinated. If you would like your child to receive the influenza vaccination at school please complete and sign the consent form, and return to school on, or beforeth.Students 16 and older can sign their own consent.

    In addition, please note the following:

    Do NOT sign theconsent form if your child has already been administered the influenza vaccine by another healthcare provider.

    If you do not wish to have your child vaccinated in school or your child is absent on the scheduled immunization day you can make an appointment at a mass flu clinicwww.timefortheshot.ca or at your physicians office or pharmacy.

    A question and answer document has been prepared. You can view this documentwww.nlesd.ca

    If you have any questions or concerns please contact Sherri Hopkins, your schools Public Health Nurse at 437-2208.

    Ht 360 Virtual Campus Tour

    Our official Virtual Campus Tour is now available and ready for you to explore. In this self-guided tour, walk the halls, visit classrooms, see our auditorium and gymnasium, check out our ultra-modern science and computer labs. Learn more about our programs, student services, and special spaces in the building.

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    Request For Feedback Family Survey

    School Development Surveys are conducted annually to gather feedback from students, staff, and parents/guardians to inform the school development process. The data from these surveys is used to create our school development plan. Please complete the family survey by Friday, March 19th so we have representation from all of our families. The survey is anonymous, which means that we cannot connect your survey responses to you. We encourage everyone to participate so that we have the most accurate representation of family perceptions at your school.

    The Family Survey will be available on February 8, 2021. Please complete the survey by by clicking on the following link: . If you do not have internet access contact your school.

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