Titan Train 8/16/19
Welcome Back!

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 is 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: Amy.Grinsteinner1@k12.nd.us 

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

  • We warmly welcome our new 2019-2020 Teachers:
    • TJH/THS: Mr. Tim Baustian and Mrs. Vicky Gullickson, 
    • TEE//TEN/TEW: Mrs. Carissa Baustian, Mrs. Kyla L'Esperance, Ms. Alexa Fugere
    • Titan Tots: Mrs. Ashley Hilton
    • TEC Director: Mrs. Emilee Schock
  • Trinity Elementary North students will be excited to use their new computer lab next week!
  • Trinity Elementary East and West teachers have brand new laptops this year!
  • Grades 7-12 will begin "Great Teams" and "Late Start Wednesdays" on August 28!
  • Good luck, Titans of all ages, as fall activities begin!
  • As school begins, it's time to adjust routines.  Parents, please remember the importance of a good night of sleep and a healthy breakfast each day.  It makes a world of difference for our students and teachers!
  • We hope to have nice weather for a while, and as a reminder, students may wear shorts in August, September, and October.  Check out Logo Magic or the Gently Used Standard Dress room at THS if you need to stock up!
  • Students are encouraged to bring a water bottle to school daily, and elementary students can bring a healthy, nut-free snack.  
  • We pray for the students, faculty, staff, parents and benefactors of St. Mary’s Central High School who will gather for the grand opening and dedication of their new school building on Wednesday, August 21. May Our Lady of Victory hold them close in these days.  
  • As parents, one of the greatest privileges and duties we have is to pray for our children and those who influence our children’s lives. Teachers are some of the most impactful influencers in the lives of our children, so as we begin a new school year, pray for our teachers. Here is a wonderful prayer to use.

Monday 8/19 
8:00 a.m. Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel
Tuesday 8/20 - St. Bernard
7:30 a.m. Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel
8:30 a.m. TEW Communion Service @ St. Patrick's
8:35 a.m. TEN Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel
Wednesday 8/21 - St. Pius X
9:15 a.m. TJH/THS Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel
11:00 a.m. TEN Mass (Teacher led) in the St. John Paul II Chapel
Thursday 8/22 - The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7:30 a.m. Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel
8:35 a.m. TEN Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel
Friday 8/23
8:30 a.m. TEE Mass (Teacher led) @ St. Wenceslaus
8:35 a.m. TEN Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel
Confessions are available Tuesday & Thursday 7:00-7:25 a.m. or by request in the St. John Paul II Chapel

TEE/TEW

Tuesday 8/20
Deli Sandwiches, Chips, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Wednesday 8/21
Chicken Nuggets, Fries, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Thursday 8/22
Goulash (Hotdish) Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Friday 8/23
Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk

TEN/TJH/THS

Tuesday 8/20
Chicken Nuggets, Rice, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Wednesday 8/21
Pizza, Fruit, Cheesy Broccoli, Salad Bar, Milk
Thursday 8/22
Corndogs, Baked Beans, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
​Friday 8/23
Biscuits & Gravy, Sausage, Yogurt, Fruit, Juice, Salad Bar, Milk
Parents: you are welcome to join your child for lunch anytime!  Please contact your school office in advance so that we may plan accurately.

Sunday August 18:

  • 4:30 p.m. 2018-19 Annual Fund Celebration Holy Mass & Social @ St. John Paul II Chapel

Monday August 19:

  • 8:00 a.m. TCS Staff Development
  • 1st day of Gr. 8-12 Girls Volleyball Practice

Tuesday August 20:

  • 1st day of School - WELCOME BACK!
  • 1:30 p.m. Dismissal (Trinity Extended Care is available for preK-6)
  • 1st day of Gr. 7 Girls Volleyball Practice

Wednesday August 21 (No Late Start):

  • 8:30 a.m. Titan Volleyball Shirt Orders DUE @ THS Office
  • 3:30-4:45 p.m. Elementary Girls Basketball 1st Practice
  • 5:00 p.m. Elementary Girls Basketball Parent Meeting @ THS Cafeteria
  • 3:30 p.m. Impact Testing @ THS Library

Thursday August 22:

  • Happy Birthday Mrs. Suzanne Kirsch!
  • Happy Birthday Mrs. Dana Kostelecky!

Friday August 23:

  • 8:30 a.m. Titan Football Shirt Orders DUE @ THS Office
  • 6:00 p.m. Varsity Football Game @ Minot Bishop Ryan

Saturday August 24:

  • Happy Birthday Mrs. DeAnn Scheeler!

SAVE THE DATE!
August 26: First Calendar Raffle Drawing: tickets due by noon 483.6085
August 27: TJH/THS Penance Service
August 28: Late Start Wednesday (Gr. 7-12)
August 28: Trinity Elementary Parent Night
September 2-6: Fall Clergy Conference
September 3: Trinity Elementary Parent Night
September 4: Fall Sports Pictures; TJH/THS School Pictures
September 7: Trinity Athletic & Fine Arts Boosters Golf Scramble
September 7: Titan Hall of Fame Banquet
September 16: TEE/TEN/TEW Picture Day
September 17: Top 20 Parent Training
September 18: 1:30 Dismissal
September 23-27: TJH/THS Spirit Week
September 26: Gr. 7-12 Parent Teacher Conferences
September 29: President's Club Social
October 12: Trinity Fall Gala
October 14: Little Caesar's Pizza Sale Begins
October 14: Gr. 7-12 Fall Concert
October 17-18: No School
October 20: Trinity Athletic Booster Breakfast @ St.Anthony Club
October 27: Trinity Elementary PTO Halloween Dance @ THS

2019-2020 TCS Calendar Raffle is here!

For $25/ticket (a book is $75) you have the chance to win $100, $200, or even $500 each week in our highly popular Calendar Raffle!  Tickets are only available until Monday 8/26 at noon - so act fast to get yours!  Stop by the main office at Trinity Junior High & High School to purchase tickets.  Winners will be published weekly in the Titan Train and in parish bulletins.  Good luck!

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!

  • 7th & 8th Grade Parents: click here to read Miss Grinsteinner's letter to you about Snack Shack!
  • We are looking for volunteers in several areas (see below).  Please call 701.483.6081 to sign up!
    • TEE Lunchroom Assistant Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 11:00-12:15 p.m. TEW Lunchroom Assistant Tuesdays and Thursdays.  This person will hep with serving and other kitchen duties, and will receive lunch credits.
    • 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 Fall Soccer League registration is open!  Click here for details.
  • 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.  We're also looking for substitute teachers - all grades!  Click here to view open positions.

  • We are looking for Trinity Extended Care (TEC) workers at TEE and TEW.  This is a great part-time job for parents and  high-school students!  Call Emilee at 208-766-3830 if you're interested!

Weekly Win: Titan Football

This past Monday, Titan Football began for grades 7-12.  Monsignor Patrick Schumacher, TCS School Board Vice President, offered Holy Mass for the team to kick off the season.  In the words of Coach John Odermann (THS '02) "First things first!"  Good luck to our Titan volleyball teams, and all other fall activities, as we kick off the 2019-2020 school year!

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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