October 2016 News

Gathering of the Harvest

2016-03-28-1459180714-4846885-cannedfood2Help provide food for those in need this holiday season! Bring in your food donations to either campus the week of October 31-November 4. The donations will go to the Salvation Army.

Most Needed Items:

  • Canned meats (tuna, chicken, Spam, etc.)
  • Peanut butter
  • Beans (dried or canned)
  • Soup
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned vegetables
  • Macaroni & cheese, other “helper” type mixes
  • Pasta
  • Spaghetti sauce

For food safety reasons, opened or expired items cannot be accepted.

 


Fall Open House This Thursday

We want to unlock your child’s potential through our unique program that fosters a life-long love of learning. Our small class sizes and rich curriculum help your children achieve great things while enjoying a caring, nurturing environment with a focus on biblical truths.

Open House at Lower School Campus (PreK-12th grade)
7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27, 3900 Rapid Run Drive

To learn more, call 859-271-0079.

 


Chick-fil-A Spirit Night – October 25

Are you looking for a good excuse to take the family out to dinner? Mark your calendars for our next Spirit Night from 5-8 pm, Tuesday, October 25, at the Nicholasville Road Chick-fil-A.

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Poinsettia Sale – Order Soon!

It’s time for Trinity’s Annual Freshman Class Poinsettia Sale.  These lovely, red poinsettias are wrapped in holiday foil and they come from local grower, Color Point, of Paris, Kentucky. 

Two sizes available:
  • 14″ tall – $8
  • 19-21″ tall – $14

Sure, order some for your own home… but don’t forget to ask your church, employers, neighbors, family, and friends to purchase these beautiful blooms as well!

Poinsettias will be available for pick up at the Lower School on December 1 and 22:45 pm – 4:15 pm. Orders are due by Monday, October 31

Please print the order form below and drop it off at either school office. Thank you for supporting the Class of 2020!

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Celebrate Mole Day at Valvoline

Valvoline Partners with Trinity for “Mole Day”

Mole Day (October 23) is a day celebrating Avogadro’s Number (6.02 x 10^23). Since Mole Day is on a Sunday this year, mark your calendar for the day after, Monday, October 24! Valvoline has chosen to partner with Trinity for this year’s Valvoline Mole Day! It will be a day to celebrate all things STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)! Trinity families and friends are invited to Valvoline for tours of the lab, hands on learning, and to watch exciting experiments.

Please RSVP to Mandy Turner, maturner@valvoline.com by 9PM Thursday, October 20, with how many children and adults will attend.

More Details… 

Who: All children, ages preschool and up

When: Monday, October 24; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m..

Where: Check in at the LA Lobby located at 3499 Blazer Pkwy. Food and drinks will be provided. Preschool age experiments will be held in the LA cafeteria and older children will be walked over to the lab for their experiments.

What else? In addition to fun experiments for each age group, there will be two large shows. The first one is from 6-6:30 p.m., and the other from 7-7:30 p.m. You must attend the whole show. One will be a liquid nitrogen demonstration, and the other is a large scale elephant toothpaste demonstration. Special activities for those 13 and up (or younger with parent supervision) is a “pumpkin chunker” and build your own robot/robot fighting match!


It’s Fall Festival Time

Our Fall Festival is coming up! Bring your family out and enjoy food and fun with our wonderful Trinity community. We’ll have pony rides, pumpkin painting, inflatables, and more. The event will be from 1-4 pm, Saturday, October 15, at the Lower School campus.

For this exciting event to run smoothly, we will need parents to sign up for 30-minute shifts, starting at 12 pm for set up, and ending at 5 pm for clean up. This is an excellent (and fun) way to earn your family’s service hours.

Please click on the sign up here for details. (If the station your grade is assigned to is full, please consider signing up for another station. All spots must be filled for the event to run smoothly.)


College Night for Juniors

If you are a junior or the parent of a junior, plan to attend the Junior College Night at 7 pm, Thursday, October 13, at the Upper School. You will discover valuable information and insights to help you get a great head start on the college planning and application process. Learn more about topics like college admission testing. campus visits, and what schools are looking for in a student.


And the Winner Is… Mr. Newman!

You’re invited to watch our very own Upper School English teacher, Andy Newman, rappel off the Lexington Financial Center (“Big Blue”).  Mr. Newman will check in at the building at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 8 and will rappel around 8:30 a.m.  Spectators are invited to watch Mr. Newman rappel and cheer him safely to the ground.  Trinity supporters can gather in the outside area in front of the building off W. Main Street by 8:15 a.m.  
Trinity’s “Fall (DON’T FALL) Annual Fund Challenge” reached our goal of raising $50,000 by October 5! Gifts to the Annual Fund are an essential part of our operating budget.  These donations enhance the programs that make Trinity so extraordinary.
The Trinity community is off to a great start, but we still have money to raise.  Our goal for the Annual Fund this year is $125,000. You have until July 31, 2017, to make a pledge or gift to this year’s Annual Fund. Click here to donate today.

“DON’T Fall” Challenge Update

We are more than halfway to our $50,000 goal, but there’s still work to do!  You have until Wednesday, October 5 to donate and vote on who will rappel down the Lexington Financial Center. Will it be “Captain Kirk,” Mrs. White, Mrs. Haddock, or Mr. Newman?  It’s up to you! 
Click HERE to donate and vote!