Titan Train 8/30/19

  • Dr. Holder has an awesome website for his music program!  Click here to learn about music at TCS!
  • The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts. Area schools including Dickinson State University, Dickinson High School and Trinity High School will be a part of the community-wide event. The Dickinson Public Library and Dickinson State University will coordinate efforts to host the activities associated with The Big Read. The novel selected for The Big Read is The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. Author Tim O’Brien will make several appearances in Dickinson including an author visit at Dickinson High School. Trinity students have been invited to attend the presentation in October. Trinity’s English Department met to discuss the use of this text for the juniors and seniors. The Things They Carried is a collection of short stories describing the experiences of a platoon of American soldiers fighting in the Vietnam war. It is realistic and has been noted for its honest portrayal of a soldier’s emotions. In an interview with O’Brien on NPR, the book is described as “a staple of college and high school English classes, celebrated as one of the most important works about the experiences of war.” In reading reviews of the book, it is clear O’Brien explores complex emotions, emotions that surface not only in war but also in the day- to- day lives of all. The novel invites discussion about the way in which we cope in difficult circumstances and how we handle such emotions as fear and grief. Because of the harsh realities of war, the novel includes some disturbing imagery and profanity. In the event a parent asks that their child not participate in The Big Read, another war-related novel from our library will be provided.  Click here for the OPT OUT form.

  • Parents - if you do not have (or do not remember) your PowerSchool log in, please contact Pam in the main office at 701.483.6081.  We also highly recommend that you download the PowerSchool app - it is quite handy! (PowerSchool is most helpful for grades 1-12.)
  • We are in desperate need of bus drivers!  If you or someone you know has a CDL and wants to help transport our Titan athletes, please let us know ASAP.
  • Good luck to our 5th & 6th Grade Girls Basketball teams, as well as our Junior High Volleyball teams as they have their first events this week!
  • Parents, as you drop off your children in the morning, please understand that our doors do not open until 7:45.  Teachers officially begin their day at 7:55, but often come in early for preparation.  Please be respectful of our teachers, and drop off at 7:45 a.m. or later.  Also - please do not park in no-parking zones, especially blocking the parish rectories and residences.  Thank you!
  • During the school year, if your child(ren) should need medication, you must fill out a medication authorization form.  Forms are available at all main offices.  
  • Please pray for our clergy as they attend the Fall Clergy Conference next week, September 2-5.  As a reminder, there will be no Holy Masses this week due to the conference.
  • We pray in thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest of sweet corn on the Greg Bezdicek farm!  We are grateful for our able-bodied Titan Family who picked and sold the corn, nourishing so many people and raising funds to support Titan Athletics.  Our God is so good! 

Monday, 9/2
NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
Tuesday 9/3, - St. Gregory the Great
7:30 a.m. Rosary in the St. John Paul II Chapel
8:30 a.m. TEW Communion Service @ St. Patrick's
8:35 a.m. TEN Communion Service in the St. John Paul II Chapel
No Holy Mass due to Fall Clergy Conference
Wednesday, 9/4 
9:15 a.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy in the St. John Paul II Chapel
11:00 a.m. TEN Communion Service in the St. John Paul II Chapel
No Holy Mass due to Fall Clergy Conference
Thursday, 9/5
8:35 a.m. TEN Communion Service in the St. John Paul II Chapel
No Holy Mass due to Fall Clergy Conference
Friday, 9/6
8:30 a.m. TEE Mass (Grade 3) @ St. Wenceslaus
8:35 a.m. TEN Mass in the St. John Paul II Chapel

TEE/TEW

Monday, 9/2
NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, 9/3
Taco in a Bag, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Wednesday, 9/4
Diced Chicken over Noodles, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Thursday, 9/5
Hamburger Patty, Bun, Fries, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Friday, 9/6
Corn Dogs, Chips, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk

TEN/TJH/THS

Monday, 9/2
NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, 9/3
Sausage & Pancake Wrap, Yogurt, Donut, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Wednesday, 9/4
Quesadilla, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
Thursday, 9/5
Breaded Steak Sticks, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Bread, Fruit, Salad Bar, Milk
​Friday, 9/6
Popcorn Shrimp, Buttered Noodles, Yogurt, Granola, 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.

Monday, September 2:

  • No School - Labor Day
  • Fall Clergy Conference

Tuesday, September 3:

  • Fall Clergy Conference
  • 9:00 a.am. Girls Varsity Golf @ RIverwood Golf Course
  • 4:00 p.m. JH/C Squad/JV Football @ Shiloh Christian
  • 6:30 p.m. Elementary Titan Night for Parents @ TEE, TEW, or TEN

Wednesday, September 4 (Gr. 7-12 Late Start):

  • Gr. 7-12 Late Start/Great Teams Meetings
  • Fall Clergy Conference
  • Gr. 7-12 School & Sports Pictures

Thursday, September 5:

  • Fall Clergy Conference
  • 11:30-3:00 p.m. Junior Class Field Trip @ Medora
  • 4:00 p.m. 5th & 6th Grade Girls Basketball @ Hebron
  • 4:00 p.m. JH Football vs. New Salem-Almont
  • 4:00 p.m. JH Volleyball @ Richardton-Taylor
  • 4:00 p.m. C Squad/JV/Varsity Volleyball vs. Mott-Regent @ THS

Friday, September 6:

  • 2:30 p.m. Pep Rally @ THS
  • 4:30 p.m. Trinity Athletic Booster Tailgate @ BAC
  • 6:00 p.m. Homecoming Football Game vs. Bowman County

Saturday, September 7:

  • 9:00 a.m. Trinity Athletic & Fine Arts Boosters Golf Scramble
  • Swimming Girls Varsity Invitational @ Bismarck Century
  • 10:00 a.m. Girls Cross Country JH Invitational @ Mandan
  • 5:30 p.m. Titan Hall of Fame Banquet

SAVE THE DATE!
September 16: TEE/TEN/TEW Picture Day
September 17: Top 20 Parent Training 7:00 p.m.
September 18: 1:30 Dismissal
September 23-27: TJH/THS Spirit Week
September 24: TEW Grandparents Day
September 26: TEN Grandparents Day
September 27: TEE Grandparents Day
September 26: Gr. 7-12 Parent Teacher Conferences
October 6: President's Club Social 4:30 p.m.
October 12: Trinity Fall Gala Prost!
October 14: Gr. 7-12 Fall Concert 7:00 p.m.
October 16-18: No School
October 20: Trinity Athletic Booster Breakfast @ St.Anthony Club
October 23: Student Council Blood Drive @ THS
October 27: Trinity Elementary PTO Halloween Dance @ THS
October 28: Little Caesar's Pizza Sale Begins

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!

  • This week's TCS Calendar Raffle Winner is Al Schwindt $100.  Congratulations!
  • TEN Parents!  Please join your 5th or 6th grader for Holy Mass during the week.  We are looking for parent readers - please contact Fr. Hochhalter if you are willing to assist these Titan souls!
  • Students in grades 7-12 are selling "Titan Card" discount cards for $20.  Purchase one from any student, or stop by the THS office to pick one up!
  • 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 help with serving and other kitchen duties, and will receive lunch credits.
    • 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.
  • 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 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: Sweet Corn!

Our Junior High and Varsity Football players as well as our Volleyball teams have been hard at work picking sweet corn out at Greg Bezdicek's farm.  We will be selling the best sweet corn out there on and off for the next week or so.  Trinity Athletic Boosters thanks you for your tremendous support - and the corn is DELICIOUS!

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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