Titan Train 7/19/19

Important Dates for Titan Families:

  • August 6: Back-2-School Expo 5pm-9pm @ THS Fisher Commons
  • August 6: Gr. 7-12 Mandatory Parent/Athlete Meeting 6pm
  • August 6: "Titan 7" for incoming 7th graders & their parents
  • August 7: TCS Family Night 6pm-8pm @ WRCC Outdoor Pool
  • August 12: Football begins (Junior High, JV/C Squad, Varsity)
  • August 15: Preschool-Grade 6 Open House @ TEE, TEN, TEW
  • August 19: Volleyball begins (JV/C Squad, Varsity)
  • August 20: First day of School
  • August 20: First Day of Junior High Volleyball
  • August 20: First day of Elementary Girls Basketball

Back-to-School Checklist:

  • Click here for the 2019-2020 school supply lists (under "Resources."
  • Grades 7-12 must register for athletics online. Here are the instructions and the online portal.
  • 2019-2020 updated handbooks for Titan Tots, Elementary, and TJH/THS  are ready!
  • Mark your calendar for August 6 - the date of our Back-2-School Expo, mandatory parent athlete meetings, and Titan 7 (7th grade & new family orientation.)
  • Athletes in grades 7-12 need a sports physical (not a well-child visit.)  Make sure you bring this form with you!  We do recommend that grades 5-6 get one too, though it is not mandatory.
  • Incoming 7th graders will need one dose of MDV4 and Tdap vaccinations before the first day of school!
  • Incoming 11th and 12th graders will need a second dose of MCV4 before the first day of school! 

Happenings at TCS:

  • Congratulations to all Titans who participated in State Softball and Baseball!  Special congratulations to Dickinson Diamonds 10u, 12u, and 18u for A Division State Championships, and Dickinson Mustang 11u who placed 2nd at State!  Good luck at Regionals!
  • Click here to access the weekly summer TEC forms.
  • On Thursday, August 1, the seventeen members of the 2019-2020 Trinity High School Student Council, along with their advisors Fr Hochhalter and Miss Grinsteinner, will head to the University of Mary for a day of prayer, learning, reflection, and planning.  Please pray for these students as they prepare to lead the student body this upcoming school year!  The 2019-2020 Student Council members are:
    Seniors: Phoebe Diem, Morgan Ehlis, Jaxon Erie, Kylen Kubas, Bryant Merry
    Juniors: Jake Daniel, Sunshine Diem, Rachel Heinen, Mason Hibbs
    Sophomores: Carter Ehlis, Hannah Ficek, Aiden Haich, Reilly Meyer
    Freshmen: Albert Diem, Hazel Emter, Olivia Gefre, Kylie Zeller

  • Although we are not regularly celebrating Holy Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel this summer, we welcome our students, parents, and friends to stop by for private prayer over the course of the summer.  The Chapel will be open during office hours, 8am-4pm daily.  

  • Titan Echoes, our biannual alumni publication, is here!  Pick one up at THS, at your parish, or view it online.  If you would like it emailed or mailed to you, contact deann.scheeler@k12.nd.us or call 701.483.6085.

Spotlight: Fall Gala

For the 19th consecutive year, Trinity Catholic Schools will hold its annual Fall Gala, and this year's theme is "Prost!" which is a German-inspired, Octoberfest-type theme, that is sure to be a hit in our great community!  Our talented group of volunteers have been hard at work planning this amazing event since last fall.  

The Fall Gala is a major fundraiser for Trinity Catholic Schools, and provides a great opportunity for Titan parents, grandparents, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to connect and enjoy a wonderful evening of fellowship, great German food, and connection with the Titan Family.  Monsignor James Shea, former THS Chaplain and current President of the University of Mary will be our Master of Ceremonies, Those of you who know him know how entertaining he is - and you won't want to miss it!

Would you like to get involved?  We need volunteers to do things like class projects, setup, cleanup, ask for donations/sponsorships, and more!  Some volunteer jobs take one hour, some take several - either way, we welcome all of your time and talents to this group.  Email or contact Lisa Roers (lisa@roers.com)if you're interested in volunteering.  Not sure about getting involved?  You can attend!  Click here to purchase your ticket.  Saturday October 12 is a great day - and we begin with Holy Mass to meet your Sunday obligation.  

We are so very blessed to have this rich tradition in our vibrant culture.  It's just another reason that it's a great day to be a Titan! Prost!

  • We are in need of bus drivers!  Our great volunteers help tremendously by transporting students for Holy Masses, concert practices, sporting events, and more.  It's a great way to interact with the kids and help our Titan Family.  Bus drivers must have a CDL - you do not need an air brake endorsement unless you plan to drive the charter.  
  • Need some new Titan gear?  Check out our newly updated Titan Emporium Online Store!  You can pick up at Logo Magic, or ship it to our out-of-town Titans!
  • Trinity Catholic Schools is hiring!  We are looking for a 4th grade teacher, 6th grade teacher, Fall TEC aides, and a full-time custodian.  Click here to view open positions.

Titan Summer TEC News

We are celebrating sports week!  We made basketball decorations and football helmets, and did sports trivia.  We also learned about the importance of nutrition for athletes, and colored a plate of our favorite healthy foods.  Our trip to the Dakota Zoo was a blast!  We say goodbye to Mrs. Hilton this week, as she will be preparing for her new role teaching Titan Tots.  Good luck, Mrs. Hilton, and thanks for a fun summer!

TEC Parents: click here for next week's signup form

Trinity Catholic Schools is generously supported by the four Catholic parishes in Dickinson:

Church of St. Joseph
Church of St. Patrick
Church of St. Wenceslaus
Church of Queen of Peace

as well as Bishop David D. Kagan and the Diocese of Bismarck.

Trinity Catholic Schools
810 Empire Road  | Dickinson, North Dakota 58601
(701) 483-6085 | deann.scheeler@k12.nd.us

Contact Steve Glasser to learn more about planned giving options: 701.483.6083 or steve.glasser@k12.nd.us

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