Titan Train 8/9/19

Welcome all new subscribers - and especially new Titan Families - to our weekly Titan Train Newsletter!

We hope you will take the time to read this newsletter on a weekly basis, as it provides much important information pertaining to all things Trinity. Please feel very free to contact any of our school administration and support staff with questions you may have as we want to ensure your transition to Trinity Catholic Schools a pleasant experience. Our phones are open for you: (701) 483-6081; and we are a quick email away! Certainly we welcome a face-to-face visit too!

Here are a few email addresses to keep handy:

-for overall Trinity Catholic Schools questions, please contact:
Steve Glasser, President: steve.glasser@k12.nd.us
DeAnn Scheeler, Director of Mission Advancement: deann.scheeler@k12.nd.us

-for questions about Trinity Junior High and High School, please contact:
Fr. Kregg Hochhalter, Junior High and High School Dean of Students: frkregg.hochhalter@k12.nd.us

-for questions about Titan Tots Preschool and Trinity Elementary School, please contact:
JoLyn Tessier, Elementary Principal: jolyn.tessier@k12.nd.us

-for questions related to tuition payments, scholarships, Trinity Extended Care, hot lunch and elementary milk/juice, please contact:
Tina Johnson, Business Manager: tina.johnson@k12.nd.us
Pam Wegleitner, Business Office Assistant: pam.wegleitner@k12.nd.us

-for questions about high school athletics, please contact:
Gregg Grinsteinner, High School Athletic Director: Gregg.grinsteinner@k12.nd.us

-for questions about grade school and junior high athletics, please contact:
Amy Grinsteinner, Elementary/Junior High Athletic Director

We'll do our best to welcome you, but we know there's a lot to learn!  Please ask questions - big or small.  Common abbreviations: TEE, TEW, TEN - Trinity Elementary East, West, North

Parent Checklist:

  • Need to freshen up your standard dress/uniforms for fall?  Stop by Logo Magic to purchase new items, or you can visit our used standard dress room at THS.  There is also a Facebook group called "Trinity Uniforms buy sell trade" where many parents connect.
  • Here are the 2019-2020 school supply lists for Titan Tots, TEE, TEW, and TEN.  
  • Grades 7-12 must register for athletics online.  Here are the instructions and the online portal links.  Sports physicals are required and must be complete, along with the form updated on the portal before the first practice.  We do recommend that grades 5-6 have a physical as well, though it is not mandatory.
  • 2019-2020 updated handbooks for Titan Tots, Elementary, and TJH/THS are on the website.  You should have received Forms A, B, and C in the mail.  Please bring them to the Trinity Catholic Schools Business Office - or elementary parents can bring them to the open house next week Thursday.
  • Incoming 7th graders, as well as 11th & 12th graders need updated vaccinations before school begins!  Letters with specifics were sent to those families.
  • Click here to access the weekly summer TEC forms.
  • The registration forms for fall TEC (Trinity Extended Care) are available online here.  Please drop these registration forms off at the Trinity Catholic Schools Business Office.  
  • Click here to sign up for the K-6 Open House on August 15!  Be sure to bring your school supplies and completed forms A, B, and C.  (check out our "Resources for Parents" section on the website!)

Get your tickets to the 2019 Titan Hall of Fame Banquet! This year's inductees include:

  • Fr. Russ Kovash (THS '83)
  • +Deacon Morris Martin
  • Mike & Kathy Kiedrowski
  • 2004 Boys Basketball Team

Click here to reserve your tickets!

Important Dates for Titan Families:

  • Click here for the full 2019-2020 Calendar, including all late-start Wednesdays for Trinity Junior High & High School!
  • August 12: Football begins (Junior High, JV/C Squad, Varsity)
  • August 12: Impact Testing 1-3:30 p.m. (for incoming 7th grade athletes and new athletes) in the THS Computer Lab
  • August 15: Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (a holy day of obligation; please check our Dickinson Catholic Parishes for Holy Mass times on this day.)
  • August 15: Preschool-Grade 6 Open House @ TEE, TEN, TEW (sign up Here)
  • August 19: Volleyball begins (JV/C Squad, Varsity)
  • August 20: First Day of School; 1:30 p.m. release (no buses)
  • August 20: First Day of Junior High Volleyball
  • August 20: First day of Elementary Girls Basketball
  • August 22: First day that DPS Buses will run
  • We are looking for volunteers in several areas (see below).  Please call 701.483.6081 to sign up!
    • TAPHHY Wagon (one day per week 7:45-8:30 at THS for Mrs. Kiedrowski)
    • Bus Drivers (CDL needed - not air brake)
    • Photographer for athletic/arts events
    • Ticket Takers for varsity football, elementary basketball, and 7-12 volleyball Click Here
    • Fall Gala (class projects, misc. help)
  • Dickinson Youth Football League registration is open!  Click here for details.
  • 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!  
  • Please pray for our diocesan seminarians, gathering August 12-16 for brotherhood and retreat before heading to seminary for the school year.
  • Did you see Fr. Hochhalter's video about "Great Teams"?  It's a great new initiative at Trinity Junior High and High School for the 2019-2020 school year!
  • Trinity Catholic Schools is hiring!  We are looking for a Resource Room Paraprofessional at Trinity Junior High and High School, and a full time custodian.  Click here to view open positions.

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, TCS President, to learn more about planned giving options:
701.483.6083 or steve.glasser@k12.nd.us 

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