School Happenings

Highlights of News and Events from the Past Year at Holy Trinity School


1st Grade Butterflies

04-25-2019School Happenings

1st Grade studied the life cycle of the butterfly. The activity was planned to coincide with the season of Lent so that students could make a connection to Jesus’ new life following His Resurrection. The class learned about the stages and development during the caterpillar’s transformation while waiting for each butterfly to emerge from its chrysalis. The butterflies were then released just before Easter!

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Resurrection Eggs

04-24-2019School Happenings

Kindergarten students assembled Resurrection Eggs by placing small items in plastic eggs that represented the events that took place on Holy Thursday, Good Friday and ultimately Jesus’ resurrection on Easter.

Seder Meal

04-17-2019School Happenings

HTS students participated in the annual Seder meal.

Visit to Covestro’s Research and Development Facilities

04-17-2019School Happenings

The 8th grade had the opportunity to visit Covestro’s Research and Development facilities in Robinson to see first-hand how scientists create the products we use. Students also participated in a panel discussion with several employees who work in various groups within Covestro.

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Students chosen to participate in District 1 Elementary SingFest

04-03-2019School Happenings

6th grader Angelina Osso and 5th grader Marin Reinhardt participated in District 1 Elementary SingFest at Quaker Valley Middle School. Out of 6 applicants from Holy Trinity they were chosen by a committee to participate in this event.

District 1 Jr. High Chorus participant

04-02-2019School Happenings

Isabella participated in District 1 Jr. High Honors Chorus which was open to all of District 1 schools grades 7-9.

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Forensics

04-01-2019School Happenings

Holy Trinity School is finishing out the 2018-2019 Forensics season with success!

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STEM Design Challenge

04-01-2019School Happenings

Holy Trinity School’s 4th and 5th grade students participated in the STEM Design Challenge sponsored by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit and ThermoFisher Scientific on March 6 at Duquesne University. The Crazy Cleanup Crew team comprised of M.J. Martella, Alex Smith, Christian Williams, and Colton Yonker took 3rd place in the competition.

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St James Indoor Spring Kickoff Tournament

04-01-2019School Happenings

Congrats to our 3rd grade team, JV and Vasity Soccer teams.

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Music Class in Action

04-01-2019School Happenings

Congrats JV Boys Basketball

04-01-2019School Happenings

The JV Blue boys won the St. Anne’s JV tournament beating the home school in the championship game.

8th Grade's WWII Posters

04-01-2019School Happenings

As part of their Social Studies unit on World War II, the 8th grade students at Holy Trinity School created their own war propaganda posters. Students could choose whatever slogan was popular during that time-frame in U.S. history and mimic their own version of the poster.

Students participate in STEAM Day

03-31-2019School Happenings

HTS families and students participate in STEAM Day.

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1B Dioramas

02-08-2019School Happenings

Students in 1st grade completed an animal research report on an animal of their choice and created a diorama as part of their science unit on habitats.

Each 1st grade student had to classify the animal, sketch the animal, list the animal’s physical characteristics, and provide three interesting facts about the animal that they chose to research.

Outstanding Catholic School Student

02-08-2019School Happenings

Congratulations to 8th grader Marco Iacchetti who was recognized as Holy Trinity School’s Outstanding Catholic School Student for the Pittsburgh Catholic. Marco is a student who deserves this award for his positive attitude and kindness toward others. Marco Iacchetti enters the school every day with a huge smile on his face. His smile is contagious. Marco is a young man who really cares about others.

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Prayer Partners

02-07-2019School Happenings

As part of Catholic Schools Week, students in Kindergarten through 8th grade met with their prayer partners to make a spiritual bouquet for the parishioners of Holy Trinity Church. Each prayer partner pair made and decorated a paper flower and chose a prayer or small sacrifice that they would each do for the members of Holy Trinity church. They wrote the prayer or little sacrifice on their flower, and added it to large paper bouquet assembled by the school for display in the church narthex.

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2019 Geography Bee

02-07-2019School Happenings

Fifth through eighth grade students participated in the school level National Geographic Geobee at Holy Trinity School.

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5th Grade Biomes

01-11-2019School Happenings

The fifth grade science classes created miniature biomes with soil, moisture, plants and animals that are consistent within that ecosystem. Students chose a biome type-deciduous forest, desert, grassland, or tropical rainforest - and then researched the climate, land type, producers, primary consumers, and decomposers native to their biome.

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