Trinity uses the driveway as a one-way circle. Enter on the right side of the driveway and proceed to the right toward the buildings. Drop off students in front of the double doors of Building A. Drive across the parking lot and circle back to the exit.
For the safety of our students and other pedestrians, please do not drive in the opposite direction of the traffic flow around the circle or cut across the lanes in the parking lot.
Students are to arrive no earlier than 7:30 AM. Classes begin at 8:10 AM; students who arrive after 8:10 should go directly to the office to sign in and receive an admit slip. School groups, such as Chapel Band or other clubs, may arrive before 7:30 AM on designated mornings if the teacher sponsor is present to supervise. Since a teacher sponsor is only responsible for supervising students within the group, other students may not be in the building before 7:30 AM.
Students are dismissed at 3:30 PM and should be picked up by 4:00 PM. If the student has not been picked up during this 30-minute window, they will be sent to a supervised study hall and will need to pay the $10.00 fee for that day.
Student Cell Phone Policy
- Students who bring cell phones to school must keep them off and away all day. Cell phones are not to be used at any time during the school day (8:10 AM – 3:30 PM). If a student chooses to bring a cell phone to school, it must be turned off and stored in his/her locker. Students are prohibited from carrying cell phones in their backpacks, purse, or anywhere on their person. The same policy applies to Apple or other smartwatches.
- Parents who need to contact their child during the school day must do so through the office instead of the student’s cell phone. Students must use the phone in the school office to contact their parents. Use of the text messaging feature is also prohibited during school hours.
- Cell phone usage on campus is subject to the rules in the Acceptable Use Policy that students sign at the beginning of each year.
- Computer games, iPods, MP3 players, and the like are not to be used during the school day (8:10 AM – 3:30 PM). Students who bring such items to school must keep them off and stored away. This also applies to school trips.
- Students who violate this policy will be subject to the following set of consequences:
First time – The phone will be kept in the principal’s office and returned to the student at the end of the day.
Second time – The phone will be kept in the principal’s office and a parent will need to pick it up after 3:30 PM.
Third time – The phone will be kept in the principal’s office and a parent will need to pick it up after 3:30 PM. The student will then need to turn in his/her phone to the principal’s office each school day from 8:10 AM-3:30 PM for the remainder of the quarter.
Many families ask how they can bless faculty, staff, and aides at Trinity. While nothing is expected and many are happy with just a kind email or note, we know that some families would like to do something more. If you would like to know a specific person’s “favorite things” you can click here for faculty and staff.
Depending on the day, students will be eating together in the lunchroom or outside. You may pack lunches in lunch boxes, or you may want to pack lunches in a paper bag so everything can go in the trash at the end of lunch. There is a microwave available for use for students at Upper Campus.
Hot lunches may be ordered in advance for Wednesdays, Thursdays, and/or Fridays.
Middle School: 11:40 a.m.
High School: 12:10 p.m.
SHAS is offered each afternoon when school is in session from 3:30-5:00 PM for a $10 fee per session. Students use this time to complete homework while waiting to be picked up after school. SHAS is billed on a monthly basis via TADS. A late fee of $10 will be assessed for children who are picked up for the first 10 minutes after 5:00 PM. After the first 10 minutes, the late fee will be an additional $1 per minute. For students who stay after school to make up tests during SHAS, there is no fee.
Lower Campus – Another way to refer to the Schools of Early Learning and Grammar Campus.
Upper Campus – Another way to refer to the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric Campus.
Classical Education – This refers to the education style that we use at Trinity. The classical education goes back in order to move us forward; it’s a resurgence of the time-tested model that cultivates a love of learning. Students are not simply given information to be reproduced on standardized tests, but instead are trained in the ways of knowledge, wisdom, and virtue. Practically speaking, this is achieved through three stages of learning coinciding with the natural development of children: Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric. Learn more here.
SCL – Trinity is accredited by the Society for Classical Learning (SCL).
Titanwear – Titanwear is what we like to call spirit wear. Students may wear Titanwear and jeans every Friday. Titanwear is usually sold a few times per year through the school or you can order from our online store and have it shipped straight to your door. Click here to visit our store.
Advisory – On Tuesdays and Thursdays SOLAR students meet in small groups based on their grade levels (students are mixed up in groups with peers of similar ages) to discuss, journal, and read a collection of poetic liturgies. The goal of these groups is to foster a connection between students and their leader and to create a space for the contemplation of how even the small things in life are worshipful.
Assembly – On Mondays, the School of Logic gathers together for a chapel-like time which is led by faculty. We sing, corporately confess our sins, are assured of our pardon through a passage of scripture, and focus on a catechism question. This process is intended to give students a chance to renew their commitment to the Lord and to focus on important questions for followers of Jesus. Students also contemplate how their time in Assembly should impact how we interact with others.
Snack Shack – On Mondays and Thursdays, during the first WIN (What I Need) period our SOLAR student council sells coffee, juice, Pop Tarts, pastries, etc. and the proceeds from that initiative go to a different non-profit that is aligned with our school’s mission. While our contributions to each organization are nominal in the grand scheme of things, it is our hope that we can raise student and family awareness of these organizations so they can serve alongside them outside of school.
CIVITAS – On Monday afternoons, School of Rhetoric students have a chunk of time that is flexible to be used for several different purposes. Class meetings, additional music rehearsals/academic work, Connect Team gatherings, and guest speakers from our snack shack non-profit of the month regularly fill this time, but we also use it for other calendar-specific events.
PTF – This stands for the Parent-Teacher-Fellowship; it is an organization of parents who work to support a variety of activities and programs. Upon joining the Trinity community, all parents become members of the PTF and are encouraged to participate. From helping out in the classroom and supporting athletic teams to planning events and welcoming new families, parents can find a volunteer role that suits their interests and schedules. Parents are encouraged to attend PTF meetings and discover ways they might wish to be involved in the life of the school. For information on PTF meetings, email:
Lower Campus PTF: email@example.com
Upper Campus PTF: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Cowen Campus – We are in the process of building a state-of-the-art campus on East Brannon Road! We plan to have our students in grades 6-12 on the campus soon; the PreK-5 students will eventually move to that campus as well.
Gala – Trinity Christian Academy’s Annual Gala is a highlight of the year for many Trinity families; it provides the Trinity community with the opportunity to come together for an evening of fun benefitting Trinity students and helping the school continue to soar to new heights.
Trinity Titans – The Titan is our school mascot.
We want to help our families stay connected and know what is happening at our campuses. Keep an eye out for various email newsletters throughout the school year.
The Titan Times is our school-wide weekly e-newsletter. It is emailed to all families on Monday and it provides information on things of interest for the entire Trinity community.
The Weekly Wrap
The Weekly Wrap is our school-wide weekly newsletter to share big wins and exciting news that happened on both of our campuses. If you have any information you would like to submit for this newsletter, please email email@example.com.
The Trinity Titans Journal
This monthly newsletter keeps you up-to-date on what sports are currently going on and how to sign up for upcoming sports seasons.
The Trinity Arts Coda
The Trinity Arts Coda is a quarterly newsletter that provides updates on what the Fine and Performing Arts Department has been up to.
The SOLAR Flare
This e-newsletter is specifically for SOLAR students and their families. This newsletter provides information on what students are studying in Assembly and Chapel. It also includes student shoutouts and information about what non-profit will receive donations each month.
Each class will have a weekly summary posted and sent to parents via email. These communications will help you keep abreast of things going on in your child’s individual classes.
Parents are automatically enrolled for texts about weather alerts and other urgent school-related information.
The first time you receive a text alert, simply reply “yes” to accept texts from Trinity.