Graduates should have made an appointment with their guidance counsellor to go over grad and post-secondary requirements. The early deadline for proof of community service is Friday October 20. Handing in your proof early earns your house points and gives you the chance to win a free grad gown rental or a free grad picture sitting fee.
November 10th is the deadline to hand in your grad profile and pay the $30 grad gown rental fee. Graduate profiles should be completed as soon as possible. Scholarship and bursary opportunities have already been sent to grads who have handed in their profiles.
Important opportunities for senior students:
Interested in a military co-op with a chance to earn high school credits, complete basic military qualifications and get paid? A new partnership with the SD&G Highlanders will start in January 2018 with courses that take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and every second weekend. An information session will be held at Holy Trinity the week of October 23rd. Any interested students should see Mr. McCabe in guidance to register for the program. Space is limited.
Interested in a career as a Personal Support Worker? The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario is offering full ride scholarships to Holy Trinity graduates this spring. Interested students should see Mr. McCabe in the guidance office to register for an information session explaining the program.
Interested in Hairstyling? The CDSBEO, in partnership with Elegance College and the Ministry of Advanced Education will be offering a new training program where students can earn their level 1 hairstyling for free. If interested in this opportunity, please see Mr. Dionne in the co-op office.
Staff, students and former Falcons welcomed teams from Eastern Ontario as Holy Trinity and St. Joseph’s hosted the 1st Annual Elizabeth Denis Memorial Basketball Tournament, formerly known as the Panther/Falcon Classic Girls Basketball Tournament. The tournament was renamed in honor of Elizabeth, Class of 2007, who captained the senior girls basketball team for three years and helped open our new gym in 2004 by taking our first ceremonial jump ball. She lived her life as a leader, in high school as a student, athlete and artist, and after leaving the Falcon’s nest, as a teacher and advocate who educated thousands who followed her on her “Lizzie’s lungs” health blog and Facebook page on how lung cancer can affect anyone.
All proceeds from the tournament will go towards an annual bursary awarded at Holy Trinity and St. Joseph’s in Elizabeth’s name, celebrating excellence in academics, arts & athletics.
Pictured below, Robyn and Louis Denis, Elizabeth’s parents, and Holy Trinity and St. Mary’s captains take the ceremonial jump ball.
Pictured below: St. Joe’s captain and Liz take first ceremonial jump ball and play first game at Holy Trinity September 2004.
More pictures captured at the tournament can be viewed at Falcon Photos.
Hope 3200…… Faith 2800…… Courage 2000…….. Justice 1800…
To view pictures of Friday’s pep rally please go to Falcon Photos.
Our school board’s international education program continues to be successful and this year we have increased the total number of international students that are attending our school district. At Holy Trinity we have 15 international students this semester and are expecting more for next semester. An important part of the international program is finding good homestays for our international students.
Our homestay provider, MLI, is currently looking for host families. If you or someone you know might be interested in billeting an international students or finding information about billeting a student please email Navid at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web-site at www.mlihomestay.com and complete an application to host. You may also contact our International Education office at 619-284-2613. Families are compensated for billeting an international student.
Congratulations to our 122 graduates who comprised our 2017 Graduating Class. Please click to view pictures and visit Falcon Photos to view more graduation ceremony pictures.
Dilang Mo (Top University Graduate); Liam McDonald (Governor General’s Academic Bronze Medal); Mrs. Rozon; Aidan Laframboise (Valedictorian); Brittany Chenier (Top College Graduate).
Mr. Papps, Sarah Heagle (Holy Trinity Award), Mrs. Rozon
Grad Class 2017
|School and transportation Information is only a click or call away . . . Find My Bus Stop . . .
Accessing busing information is easy. Simply access Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario’s (STEO) Website at www.steo.ca, click on “Find My Bus Stop” button.
Fill in the required information to access your child(ren)’s route number, pickup time and location, operator name and phone number. You can verify busing information after August 14, 2017.
|Busing Hotline Phone Number . . .
|STEO makes it easy for parents to check on their child(ren)’s transportation information via a Busing Hotline Number: 1-855-441-1589 from August 21 until September 15, 2017.
|School Eligibility . . .
The School Eligibility tool (formerly called School Locator) is now active for the 2017-2018 school year.
The tool can be accessed from the www.steo.ca website by clicking on the School Eligibility link – representative icon below.
Pick the 2017-2018 School Year (highlighted in light blue in the screen clip below) before clicking on “School Information“, “Which School do I attend?” or “Transportation Eligibility“.
- • School Information: provides the address, phone number, website, boundary map and available programs for a chosen school.
- • Which School do I Attend? Allows a student/parent/guardian to check for the school eligibility based on any given address entered.
- • Transportation Eligibility: Allows a student/parent/guardian to check whether or not a specified address is eligible (in bounds) for transportation.
To change the School Year from within any of the options, click on the HOME menu option and re-select the appropriate School Year from the drop down list.
Note: The 2017-2018 Parent Portal (aka FIND MY BUS STOP) will not be active until August 14, 2017. The Parent Portal is used by students/parents/guardians to ascertain pick up and drop off information after routes have been created. The Parent Portal also allows for email subscription for delays and cancellations. After August 14, 2017, updates may occur until the start of school year as changes and updates for transportation and routes are updated daily. Please check back frequently for updates after August 14, 2017
For the STEO PDF please click FM105 TSP Info Just a Click-Call Away 2017-2018
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Earn a Dual Credit.
Students participate in post-secondary courses, earning credits that count towards their high school diploma (OSSD), and their post-secondary diploma or apprenticeship certification.
Benefits of Dual Credits:
- Assist in completion of your OSSD
- Help you explore college programs and career options
- Ease your transition from secondary to college
- Give you a head start on your future post-secondary path
Who can take a Dual Credit?
Grade 11, 12, or 5th year student who:
- Are unsure of a pathway beyond secondary school
- Would benefit from a college or apprenticeship experience
- May need learning opportunities outside the school setting
Students can earn up to four Dual Credits with no cost! Tuition, textbooks, and support for transportation are covered by the program.
See Mr. Dionne in the Co-op office for more information.