Week At A Glance 5/24/18

School Year Ends – Congratulations to students, parents, faculty and staff for another great year. On the horizon for next school year, you can expect another year of TES excellence! – Happy summer!

Reminder-Graduation Tonight: The 2018 TES graduates would like to invite everyone to attend our graduation ceremony tonight, May 24, 7 PM in Trinity Episcopal Church. We would like to have all in attendance to share in our final Trinity experience. We hope that you will come to support the graduating class.

Lots of Thanks: TES Faculty, staff and students would like to thank the TES-PTO for sponsoring the lunch for the Green and Gold Games! The TES-PTO would like to thank the Hart family and Mario’s Seawall for the pizza and the Pyles family and Eatcetera for the lunches for faculty and staff. Finally, a huge thank you to Kelley Starling and Monica Clark who masterminded the ordering, delivery and distribution and all the others on the PTO executive committee who made this possible!

Monday, May 28

  • Campus closed to observe Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 29

  • Inservice for K-5th Teachers

Wednesday, May 30

  • Main Office Hours, 9AM-3PM

Thursday, May 31

  • Main Office Hours, 9AM-3PM

Friday, June 1

  • Main Office Hours, 9AM-3PM

Important Tidbits

Report Cards: Report cards for grades 1-7 will be distributed after graduation. Kindergarten and 8th report cards go home today. Any report cards not picked up at graduation will be left in the Main Office for pick-up starting Friday.

Immunizations: Make sure to provide the school with the most updated immunization records for the 2018-2019 school year before August 22. Thank you. –Main Office

Reminder – Building Our Future – Paving the Way: Celebrate milestones such as graduations, honors, memorials and special events with an engraved paver located at the entrance of the MAC. Each paver is $500.00 for 9 lines of text and 22 characters per line. Proceeds will be used for funding of maintenance and operations of the MAC. Submit orders by July 1. Order forms can on the website at https://tesgalv.org/giving/building-our-future/. Thank you.

Finance Office: All tuition accounts should be current before the close of school. Please note that grades, test scores, records, will not be released in cases where student accounts are delinquent and/or students have overdue or missing library books that have not been cleared.

Outstanding Parent Volunteers: We would like to thank you for an outstanding year once more. As you know, our school would not be able to produce the events and activities without you. Thank you for going above and beyond and managing school projects/events all year. We recognize Jocelyn Sullivan, Catherine Garrison, Stephanie Vasut, Randy Woods, Monica Clark, Sarah Sullivan, Lynsey Ginsberg, Rashida Jolivet and Majka Woods. Happy Summer!

New Campus Service: Debbie Kelemen/4th will step out of the classroom and into the role of an in-house private tutor. Mrs. Kelemen will remain on campus initiating this private tutoring service during regular school hours in the coming school year as a convenience to our students and families. Please contact Debbie Kelemen at 409-256-3048.

REMINDER – SUMMER AT TES: (Get registered!)

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9AM-3:30 PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

Camp Charger: Due to staffing shortages and decreased registration numbers, Camp Charger will not be held in its original form this summer. There will be a schedule of clinics and classes offered in July in lieu of the traditional Camp Charger day. – Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

VBS this Summer @ TEC
2018 Vacation Bible School! Monday through Friday, 9:00am to Noon, June 4th-8th. Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is open to children from age 4 through rising 5thgrade. The $10 registration fee includes daily snacks, sciencey gizmos and games, water day, songs, stories, making new friends and learning the Word of God! Registration now in the Church Office! VBS VOLUNTEERS: It takes over 50 volunteers to put on our VBS, so junior and senior high students and adults are encouraged to help out. (Rising 6th graders and up) Get your service hours for next year done! Youth volunteers must also register, but not pay a fee.

Upcoming Events (Tentatively)

August 14      New Faculty (PK-8), 9:00-11:00AM
August 15      Beginning School Faculty
August 16      Opening Faculty Meetings (PK-8) 9:00AM
August 20      Back to School Orientation, 6:00PM
August 21      Grade 8 Leadership
August 22      First Day of School
September 3 Labor Day Holiday – No School
September 7 PTO Luau and Welcome Evening

Week At A Glance 5/18/18

Citizenship Honors: Congratulations to our citizenship award winners for 2017-2018. The winners were recently honored during a catered breakfast: K/Buergler- Kennedy O’Rourke and Townes Peterek;1st/Cragar- Cali Chase and Jude Lynch; 1st/Vandiver- Emma Buck and Colin Rinando; 2nd/Schwab- Ellie Hutchins and Delaney Sullivan; 2nd/Krinock- Carolina Sullivan and Ruth Fujise;3rd/Rushing- Mallie Jaymes Sullivan and Anderson Root; 3rd/Wisner- Cora Jo Buck and Patton Sullivan; 4th/Newton- Sara Jolin and Jacob Miers; 4th/Kelemen- Sianna Acosta and Dominick Templeton; 5th/Miller – Clara Christy-Baxter and Lily Rojas; 5th/Shaffner – Camryn Acosta and Luke Leimer; 6th/Cucco – Chloe Jolin and Lucy Schnell; 7th/Charpentier – Nathan Fiegel and Asia Suayan; 7th/Neblett – Kari Nance and Ethan Caesar; 8th/Higgins – Maggie Cragar and Anna Shepherd; 8th/Wheeler – Bethany Janson and Caden Henderson. Thanks to Joan Newton, Debbie Kelemen, Amy Gaido, Chloe Knauer and Rosa and Roland Mora for helping with this event. You all are awesome! – TLW

Monday, May 21

  • BS Stepping Up Program, 9 AM, Church
  • Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30 PM, MAC

Tuesday, May 22

  • Honors Day, 10 AM, Church (Logo Uniform)
  • NJHS Talent Show, 1:15 PM, MAC

Wednesday, May 23

  • Green and Gold Games, 9:45 AM, PTO will provide lunch. (Students should wear athletic shorts, socks and tennis shoes. Team shirts will be distributed in the AM) Bring sunscreen and a water bottle.

Thursday, May 24

  • Alumni Induction Breakfast; Noon Dismissal
  • Graduation begins at 7 PM (grades 1-7 arrive by 6:45 PM in Dress Uniform)
  • Last Day of School

Friday, May 25

  • Parent Conferences

Important Tidbits

Friday Folders: The last Friday folder will go home next Wednesday, so please be sure to return your child’s folder early next week. We will be sending home school supply lists, immunization reminders, TMS summer reading lists and the last school news. Thank you. –Amy Gaido, Asst. Head of School

Building Our Future – Paving the Way: Celebrate milestones such as graduations, honors, memorials and special events with an engraved paver located at the entrance of the MAC. Each paver is $500.00 for 9 lines of text and 22 characters per line. Proceeds will be used for funding of maintenance and operations of the MAC. Submit orders by July 1. Order forms can on the website at https://tesgalv.org/giving/building-our-future/. Thank you.

Finance Office: All tuition accounts should be current before the close of school. Please note that grades, test scores, records, will not be released in cases where student accounts are delinquent and/or students have overdue or missing library books that have not been cleared.

Reminder – 2017-2018 Yearbook: Going, going, gone! Limited yearbooks available, first come first serve. Order your yearbook today for $45. Visit www.balfour.com and select Trinity Episcopal Galveston to order. For campus orders, visit www.tesgalv.org and click the “Order Yearbook” button to print forms. Please send in forms along with cash or checks payable to TES with yearbook in the memo. Thank you for supporting TES through our Trinity Charger Yearbook.

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9 AM-3:30 PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

Camp Charger: Due to staffing shortages and decreased registration numbers, Camp Charger will not be held in its original form this summer. There will be a schedule of clinics and classes offered in July in lieu of the traditional Camp Charger day. – Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

VBS this Summer @ TEC
2018 Vacation Bible School! Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon, June 4th-8th. Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is open to children from age 4 through rising 5th grade. The $10 registration fee includes daily snacks, sciencey gizmos and games, water day, songs, stories, making new friends and learning the Word of God! Registration now in the Church Office! VBS VOLUNTEERS: It takes over 50 volunteers to put on our VBS, so junior and senior high students and adults are encouraged to help out. (Rising 6th graders and up) Get your service hours for next year done! Youth volunteers must also register, but not pay a fee.

Upcoming Events

May 21   Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony, 9 AM, Church / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30 PM, MAC
May 22   K-8 Honors Day-10AM, Church; NJHS Talent Show-1:15 PM, MAC
May 23   Green and Gold Games, PTO providing lunch
May 24   Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast / Graduation-7 PM (attendance appreciated for grades 1-7)
May 25   Parent/Teacher Conferences
May 29   Inservice for K-5th Teachers

Week At A Glance 5/11/18

Top 50 Honors-Updated: Cadee Salyer/5th Grade and Caden Henderson/8th Grade represented Trinity at the Top 50 Academic Excellence Ceremony held at Levin Hall this week. Our students selected Debbie Kelemen and John Wheeler, respectively, as the teacher that was most influential in their academic community. Also, the 13 high school seniors from O’Connell and Ball were recognized, we are proud to learn that 8 of those were past students and graduates of Trinity! Congratulations Kelli Michele Blackwell, Charles Cragar, Barrett Charles Gaertner, John-Austin Gaertner, Emily Marie Metyko, Gabrielle Alyse Prets, Kelley Jane Shepherd, and Emma Caroline Zompa, members of the TES Classes of 2014!

Monday, May 14

  • MS Exam Review Day

Tuesday, May 15

  • Last Chapel, 8:15 AM (Logo Uniform)
  • MS Exam Review Day
  • 4th Grade History: After studying about Texas and its people, 4th grade will present their “Texas Living Museum at 10:00-11:30 AM in Eaton Hall. Each student chooses a character, dressed in costume, and presents an informative speech to parents and students.

Wednesday, May 16

  • MS Exam Day

Thursday, May 17

  • MS Exam Day
  • New Parent Orientation, 5:30 PM, Eaton Hall

Friday, May 18

  • MS Exam Day
  • MS Dance, 7 PM, Randall Hall

Important Tidbits

Box Top$ 4 Education: And the winners are PK3/McGonigal; 1st/Vandiver and 8th/Wheeler. The LS & MS classes are the recipients of a “non-uniform” dress day that will be coordinated by the teachers and the BS class wins a special treat that will be delivered by the last week of school. Thank you for your support. – Monica Clark (Leo/8th; Diego/4th; Lucas/2nd)

Building Our Future – Paving the Way: Celebrate milestones such as graduations, honors, memorials and special events with an engraved paver located at the entrance of the MAC. Each paver is $500.00 for 9 lines of text and 22 characters per line. Proceeds will be used for funding of maintenance and operations of the MAC. Submit orders by July 1. Order forms can on the website at https://tesgalv.org/giving/building-our-future/. Thank you.

Finance Office: All tuition accounts should be current before the close of school. Please note that grades will not be released in cases where student accounts are delinquent and/or students have overdue or missing library books that have not been cleared.

Reminder – 2017-2018 Yearbook: Going, going, gone! Limited yearbooks available, first come first serve. Order your yearbook today for $45. Visit www.balfour.com and select Trinity Episcopal Galveston to order. For campus orders, visit www.tesgalv.org and click the “Order Yearbook” button to print forms. Please send in forms along with cash or checks payable to TES with yearbook in the memo. Thank you for supporting TES through our Trinity Charger Yearbook.

Graduation Invite: The 2018 TES graduates would like to invite everyone to attend our graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 24, 7 PM in Trinity Episcopal Church. We would like to have all students in attendance to share in our final Trinity experience and attendance is mandatory for grades 1-7. We hope that you will come to support our class. – TES 2018 Grads

Last Days of School: We are almost at the end of the year. Please be reminded of the schedule for Monday, May 21 – Thursday, May 24:

  • Monday, May 21 – BS Stepping Up Program, 9 AM, Church / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30, MAC
  • Tuesday, May 22 – Honors Day, 10 AM, Church (Logo Uniform) / NJHS Talent Show (start time 1:30 PM)
  • Wednesday, May 23 – Green and Gold Games 9:45 AM Trinity Field, PTO will provide lunch (Students should wear athletic shorts, socks, and tennis shoes. Team shirts will be distributed in the AM) Bring sunscreen and water bottle.
  • Thursday, May 24 – Alumni Induction Breakfast; Noon Dismissal; Graduation begins at 7 PM (grades 1-7 arrive by 6:45 PM in Dress Uniform)

Lost and Found: Deadline approaching fast! If you’re missing anything, please take the time to check the bin before the year is over. Items still left on June 1 will be taken to Women’s Crisis Thrift Store on 23rd. – Amy Gaido, Asst. Head of School

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9AM-3:30 PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

Camp Charger: Due to staffing shortages and decreased registration numbers, Camp Charger will not be held in its original form this summer. There will be a schedule of clinics and classes offered in July in lieu of the traditional Camp Charger day. – Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

VBS this Summer @ TEC
2018 Vacation Bible School! Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon, June 4th-8th. Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is open to children from age 4 through rising 5thgrade. The $10 registration fee includes daily snacks, sciencey gizmos and games, water day, songs, stories, making new friends and learning the Word of God! Registration now in the Church Office! VBS VOLUNTEERS: It takes over 50 volunteers to put on our VBS, so junior and senior high students and adults are encouraged to help out. (Rising 6th graders and up) Get your service hours for next year done! Youth volunteers must also register, but not pay a fee.

Upcoming Events

May 15       Texas Living Museum, 10:00-11:30 AM, Eaton Hall
May 16-18 MS Exams
May 17       New Parent Orientation, 5:30 PM, Eaton Hall
May 21       Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony, 9 AM, Church / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30 PM, MAC
May 22       K-8 Honors Day-10AM, Church; NJHS Talent Show-1:30 PM, MAC
May 23       Green and Gold Games
May 24       Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast, End of Year Faculty Meeting 1-3PM, Graduation-7 PM (Mandatory attendance grades 1-7)
May 25       Parent/Teacher Conferences
May 29       Inservice for K-5th Teachers

Week At A Glance 5/4/18

Top 50 Honors: Congratulations Cadee Salyer/5th Grade and Caden Henderson/8th Grade who have been selected as “Top 50” students by the Galveston Academic Excellence Booster Club. These students will represent Trinity at a ceremony in their honor next week. Cadee and Caden selected Mrs. Kelemen and John Wheeler, respectively, as the teacher that was most influential in their academic community and will also be recognized at the event.

Monday, May 7

  • Teacher Appreciation Week kicks-off today. We will celebrate our faculty/staff this week with a wonderful itinerary of gifts and treats. Thanks to Mr. Ravelli, this will be school-sponsored this year. Thank you to Jocelyn Sullivan for coordinating this celebration week with the help of Lynsey Ginsberg, Sarah Sullivan, and Stephanie Vasut.
  • Box Top Collection: Send in your Box Tops today. Label your baggy with student’s name/grade/homeroom teacher. Remember that there is a “non-uniform” dress day for the LS & MS class with the highest Box Top collections for the semester and a special treat for highest BS class. Thank you for your support. – Monica Clark (Leo/8th; Diego/4th; Lucas/2nd)

Tuesday, May 8

  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Logo Uniform)
  • NJHS Induction during chapel Teacher Appreciation Luncheon, Eaton Hall

Wednesday, May 9

  • Head of School for a Day, Ebie Ortiz/K. Thank you her family for the live auction winning bid at the recent Trinity Tribute. We appreciate your support.

Thursday, May 10

  • Citizenship Breakfast, 7:15 AM, Eaton Hall
  • Parent Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, 8:00-9:00 AM, Eaton Hall
  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Dress Uniform)
  • Muffins w/ Mom (PK2-PK4 only), 7:45 AM, Beginning School

Friday, May 11

  •  3rd Grade Sea Star Base Field Trip

Important Tidbits

Reminder – 2017-2018 Yearbook: They are going fast! Order your yearbook today for $45. Visit www.balfour.com and select Trinity Episcopal Galveston to order. For campus orders, visit www.tesgalv.org and click the “Order Yearbook” button to print forms. Please send in forms along with cash or checks payable to TES with yearbook in the memo. Consider adding a personal or business Trinity Tribute. Tributes may be created online by you or submit the order form by May 1st. THANK YOU!

Trinity School Discount Charger Cards! At May Fete look for 7th graders to purchase your TES Discount Charger Card! Just $10! The card is good for one year, and has local businesses and restaurants that offer discounts, free appetizers and the such. It more than pays for itself with just one visit to one of these local businesses! The money raised goes toward their 8th Grade Boston Trip next year! Thanks for your support!

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9 AM-3:30 PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

VBS this Summer @ TEC
2018 Vacation Bible School! Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon, June 4th-8th. Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is open to children from age 4 through rising 5thgrade. The $10 registration fee includes daily snacks, sciencey gizmos and games, water day, songs, stories, making new friends and learning the Word of God! Registration now in the Church Office! VBS VOLUNTEERS: It takes over 50 volunteers to put on our VBS, so junior and senior high students and adults are encouraged to help out. (Rising 6th graders and up) Get your service hours for next year done! Youth volunteers must also register, but not pay a fee.

Upcoming Events

May 7-May 11 Teacher Appreciation Week
May 15              Texas Living Museum, 10:00-11:30 AM, Eaton Hall
May 17              New Parent Orientation, 5:30 PM, Eaton Hall
May 16-18        MS Exams
May 21              Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony, 9 AM, Church / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30 PM, MAC
May 22              K-8 Honors Day-10AM, Church; NJHS Talent Show-1:30 PM, MAC
May 23              Green and Gold Games
May 24              Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast, End of Year Faculty Meeting 1-3PM, Graduation-7 PM (Mandatory attendance grades 1st-7th)
May 25              Parent/Teacher Conferences
May 29              Inservice for K-5th Teachers

Week At A Glance 4/27/18

Trinity Tribute: Thank you to everyone who supported the Trinity Tribute as a volunteer, sponsor, auction donor or bidder as well as everyone who attended. A special thank you to Florence Noyes and her husband, Eric Hart and daughter, Ashley Hart (TES grad) for their assistance with creating the class art projects auctioned at the event. –Thomala Walker

Monday, April 30

Tuesday, May 1

  • No Chapel; May Fete practice

Wednesday, May 2

  • Athletic Banquet, 6 PM in the MAC. This is a pot-luck meal to honor our athletes for this year who participated in soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, and cheerleading. If your MS child participated in any of the above-mentioned sports, please plan to attend.

Thursday, May 3

  • No Chapel; May Fete practice

Friday, May 4

  • Leslie Otto Flower Memorial, Garth
  • May Fete, 11 AM-12 PM, Garth; Dismissal from classrooms

Important Tidbits

Reminder – 2017-2018 Yearbook: They are going fast! Order your yearbook today for $45. Visit www.balfour.com and select Trinity Episcopal Galveston to order. For campus orders, visit www.tesgalv.org and click the “Order Yearbook” button to print forms. Please send in forms along with cash or checks payable to TES with yearbook in the memo. Consider adding a personal or business Trinity Tribute. Tributes may be created online by you or submit the order form by May 1st. THANK YOU!

Teacher Appreciation Week is approaching! We will celebrate this event the week of May 7. We are planning a nice week for our faculty/staff. Thanks to Mr. Ravelli, this will be a school-sponsored event. Look for information from your room parent or you may contact Jocelyn Sullivan at jocelyncsullivan@yahoo.com if you are interested in helping. –TLW

Art Showcase: The TES Spring Arts Showcase is scheduled for Monday, May 21, 5:30-6:30 PM in the MAC. Please drop by to help celebrate the various artistic talents of K-8 Trinity students. The showcase will include displays of studio art created under the direction of TES art teacher Florence Noyes, and musical performances under the direction of TES music teacher, Laura Hyatt. We do request your cooperation in helping us maintain an environment respectful of the students’ hard work and accomplishments.

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9AM-3:30 PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

VBS this Summer @ TEC
2018 Vacation Bible School! Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon, June 4th-8th. Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is open to children from age 4 through rising 5thgrade. The $10 registration fee includes daily snacks, sciencey gizmos and games, water day, songs, stories, making new friends and learning the Word of God! Registration now in the church Office! VBS VOLUNTEERS: It takes over 50 volunteers to put on our VBS, so junior and senior high students and adults are encouraged to help out. (Rising 6th graders and up) Get your service hours for next year done! Youth volunteers must also register, but not pay a fee.

Upcoming Events

May 4               Otto Flower Show & May Fête – Noon Dismissal (All Students*)
May 7-May 11 Teacher Appreciation Week
May 15             Texas Living Museum, 10:00-11:30 AM, Eaton Hall
May 17             New Parent Orientation, 5:30 PM, Eaton Hall
May 16-18        MS Exams
May 21             Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony, 9 AM, Church / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30 PM, MAC
May 22             K-8 Honors Day-10AM, Church; NJHS Talent Show-1:30 PM, MAC
May 23             Green and Gold Games
May 24             Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast, End of Year Faculty Meeting 1-3PM, Graduation-7 PM (Mandatory attendance grades 1st-7th)
May 25            Parent/Teacher Conferences
May 29            Inservice for K-5th Teachers

Week At A Glance 4/20/18

Trinity Tribute – Tonight: We hope you are making plans to attend our annual Spring Fundraising Event tonight, 7PM at Ashton Villa. Tickets will be sold at the door, $100/person, cocktail attire. Take a look at some of the items that will be up for auction tonight by clicking the link https://tesgalv.org/. Thank you to Ms. Florence Noyes for coordinating the efforts of our students to create these beautiful items. The items are truly priceless. Also thank you to Leah Tovar for taking pictures of all the items and to Nick McIntyre for working diligently to upload the images and descriptions for all to preview. Contact Thomala Walker at twalker@tesgalv.org, if you have questions.

Monday, April 23

Tuesday, April 24

  • Chapel, 8:15AM (Logo Uniform)7th Grade Departs for
  • Texas History Trip to Austin

Wednesday, April 25

  • 7th Grade Returns for Texas History Trip to Austin

Thursday, April 26

  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Dress Uniform)
  • PTO General Meeting, 5:30PM

Friday, April 27

Important Tidbits

2017-2018 Yearbook: They are going fast! Order your yearbook today for $45. Visit www.balfour.com and select Trinity Episcopal Galveston to order. For campus orders, visit www.tesgalv.org and click the “Order Yearbook” button to print forms. Please send in forms along with cash or checks payable to TES with yearbook in the memo. Consider adding a personal or business Trinity Tribute. Tributes may be created online by you or submit the order form by May 1st. THANK YOU!

May Fete: Our annual celebration will be held Friday, May 4, 11AM on the Garth (22nd Street). Students in PK-4th grade will be performing dances themed, “Don’t Stop Believin’-Song of the 80s”. The honored 5th grade class will be performing the traditional May Pole dance. School dismisses at Noon from the classrooms. There will be no Extended Day nor Stay & Play. Campus will be closed at 12:30PM.

Leslie Otto Flower Memorial: We will also remember Leslie Otto on Friday, May 4 at the start of the day. Each student should bring a handful of flowers or greenery to contribute to their class wreath. Each wreath will be displayed on the Cloister for the May Fete audience to enjoy during the program. -TLW

Teacher Appreciation Week is approaching! We will celebrate this event the week of May 7. We are planning a nice week for our faculty/staff. Thanks to Mr. Ravelli, this will be a school-sponsored event. Help may be needed for preparations; contact Jocelyn Sullivan at jocelyncsullivan@yahoo.com if you are interested. –TLW

The Athletic Banquet will be held on Wednesday, May 2 at 6PM in the MAC. This banquet, a pot-luck meal, will honor our athletes for this year who participated in soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, and cheerleading. If your MS child participated in any of the above-mentioned sports, please save-the-date. Thanks, Anna Hyatt

Art Showcase: The TES Spring Arts Showcase is scheduled for Monday, May 21, 5:30-6:30PM in the MAC. Please drop by to help celebrate the various artistic talents of K-8 Trinity students. The showcase will include displays of studio art created under the direction of TES art teacher Florence Noyes, and musical performances under the direction of TES music teacher, Laura Hyatt. We do request your cooperation in helping us maintain an environment respectful of the students’ hard work and accomplishments.

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9AM-3:30PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

VBS this Summer @ TEC
2018 Vacation Bible School! Monday through Friday, 9:00am to Noon, June 4th-8th. Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is open to children from age 4 through rising 5thgrade. The $10 registration fee includes daily snacks, sciencey gizmos and games, water day, songs, stories, making new friends and learning the Word of God! Registration now in the church Office! VBS VOLUNTEERS: It takes over 50 volunteers to put on our VBS, so junior and senior high students and adults are encouraged to help out. (Rising 6th graders and up) Get your service hours for next year done! Youth volunteers must also register, but not pay a fee.

Upcoming Events

April 20             Trinity Tribute, 7:00-10:00PM, Ashton Villa
April 21             Texas GLO Adopt-A-Beach, 9:00AM-12:00PM (Rain or Shine!)
April 24-25       7th Grade Texas History Trip – Austin
May 4                Otto Flower Show & May Fête – Noon Dismissal (All Students*)
May 7-May 11  Teacher Appreciation Week
May 16-18        MS Exams
May 21              Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony, 9AM, Church / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30PM, MAC
May 22              K-8 Honors Day-10AM, Church; NJHS Talent Show-1:30PM, MAC
May 23              Green and Gold Games
May 24              Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast, End of Year Faculty Meeting1-3PM, Graduation-7 PM
May 25              Parent/Teacher Conferences

Week At A Glance 4/13/18

Monday, April 16

The Iowa Assessment for grades K-8 begins. Punctuality will be a must due to the disruptiveness late arrivals cause to those already testing. Please remember that students who arrive late will not be allowed to go to class until the test has ended and missing sections of the test will result in incomplete test scores for your child. Students should arrive at school before the morning bell rings at 8:00 AM. Results will be shared with you during parent conferences at the end of May. Thank you for your support.

Tuesday, April 17

  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Logo Uniform)
  • Iowa Assessment for grades K-8
  • Artist Boat Program, 7th Grade

Wednesday, April 18

  • Iowa Assessment for grades K-8

Thursday, April 19

  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Dress Uniform)
  • Iowa Assessment for grades K-8

Friday, April 20

  • Iowa Assessment for grades K-8
  • “Trinity Tribute: Celebrating 65 Years of Academic Excellence, 7 PM, Ashton Villa

Important Tidbits

Reminder – Trinity Tribute: Celebrating 65 Years of Academic Excellence”- Friday, April 20: We are hoping to see all TES parents at this event. If you have not already purchased your ticket, it is not too late. Click the link to take advantage of the presale rate at https://tesgalv.org/. Please consider contributing to the Teacher Ticket Fund to underwrite complimentary tickets for all Trinity teachers and staff by Monday, April 16. Contact Thomala Walker at twalker@tesgalv.org, if you have questions.

Last Chance – TES PTO: The PTO nominations for next school year will be closing soon. Please email me at rashidajolivet@gmail.com. We need nominations for most positions, such as Parent Reps, Parent Education and Cultural Enrichment to name a few. Please feel free to nominate yourself if you are interested. Nominations are open to everyone. – Rashida Jolivet, PTO President

2017-2018 Yearbook: They are going fast! Order your yearbook today for $45. Visit www.ballfour.com and select Trinity Episcopal Galveston to order. For campus orders, visit www.tesgalv.org and click the “Order Yearbook” button to print forms. Please send in forms along with cash or checks payable to TES with yearbook in the memo. Consider adding a personal or business Trinity Tribute. Tributes may be created online by you or submit the order form by May 1st. THANK YOU!

May Fete: Our annual celebration will be held Friday, May 4, 11 AM on the Garth (22nd Street). Students in PK-4th grade will be performing dances themed “Don’t Stop Believin’-Song of the 80s”. The honored 5th grade class will be performing the traditional May Pole dance. School dismisses at Noon from the classrooms. There will be no Extended Day or Stay & Play. Campus will be closed at 12:30 PM.

Leslie Otto Flower Memorial: We will also remember Leslie Otto on Friday, May 4 at the start of the day. Each student should bring a handful of flowers or greenery to contribute to their class wreath. Each wreath will be displayed on the Cloister for the May Fete audience to enjoy during the program. -TLW

Art Showcase: The TES Spring Arts Showcase is scheduled for Monday, May 21, 5:30-6:30 PM in the MAC. Please drop by to help celebrate the various artistic talents of K-8 Trinity students. The showcase will include displays of studio art created under the direction of TES art teacher Florence Noyes, and musical performances under the direction of TES music teacher, Laura Hyatt. We do request your cooperation in helping us maintain an environment respectful of the students’ hard work and accomplishments.

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9 AM-3:30 PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

VBS this Summer @ TEC
2018 Vacation Bible School! Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to Noon, June 4th-8th. Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is open to children from age 4 through rising 5thgrade. The $10 registration fee includes daily snacks, sciencey gizmos and games, water day, songs, stories, making new friends and learning the Word of God! Registration now in the church Office! VBS VOLUNTEERS: It takes over 50 volunteers to put on our VBS, so junior and senior high students and adults are encouraged to help out. (Rising 6th graders and up) Get your service hours for next year done! Youth volunteers must also register, but not pay a fee.

Upcoming Events

April 16-20           IOWA Assessment (K-8)
April 20                Trinity Tribute, 7:00-10:00 PM, Ashton Villa
April 21                Texas GLO Adopt-A-Beach, 9:00AM-12:00 PM
April 24-25          7th Grade Texas History Trip – Austin
April 30-May 4    Teacher Appreciation Week
May 4                   Otto Flower Show & May Fête – Noon Dismissal (All Students*)
May 16-18           MS Exams
May 21                 Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony, 9 AM, Church / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30 PM, MAC
May 22                 K-8 Honors Day-10AM, Church; NJHS Talent Show-1:30 PM, MAC
May 23                 Green and Gold Games
May 24                 Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast, End of Year Faculty Meeting 1-3PM, Graduation-7 PM
May 25                 Parent/Teacher Conferences

Week At A Glance 4/6/18

Monday, April 9

  • Box Top Collection: Send in your Box Tops Monday. Label your baggy with student’s name/grade/homeroom teacher. Remember that there is a “non-uniform” dress day for the LS & MS class with the highest Box Top collections for the fall semester. Thank you for your support. – Box Top Committee

Tuesday, April 10

  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Logo Uniform)
  • 6th Grade Brain Day, 10 AM-12 PM

Wednesday, April 11

  • 5th grade play dress rehearsal, 10 AM, MAC (PK2-8th are welcome)

Thursday, April 12

  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Dress Uniform)
  • 4th grade History trip to San Antonio
  • 5th grade dinner theater

Friday, April 13

  • Coffee and Chat 7:45 in Otto Library
  • 4th grade returns from San Antonio
  • Progress Reports go home

Important Tidbits

“Trinity Tribute: Celebrating 65 Years of Academic Excellence”– Friday, April 20: We are hoping to see all TES parents at this event. Get your sponsorships in by Monday, April 16 to meet the print deadline and ticket reservations as soon as possible. Pre-sale tickets are $75/person. Tickets can be purchased at the door $100/person, cocktail attire. Please consider contributing to the Teacher Ticket Fund to underwrite complimentary tickets for all Trinity teachers and staff by Monday, April 16. Reminder, a planning meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 8:15 AM, Kelso Library. Contact Thomala Walker at twalker@tesgalv.org, if you have questions.

Spring Testing: The Iowa Assessment for grades K-8 is scheduled for April 16-20. Punctuality will be a must due to the disruptiveness late arrivals cause to those already testing. Students who arrive late will not be allowed to go into class until the test has ended. Missing sections of the test will result in incomplete test scores for your child. Students should arrive at school before the morning bell rings at 8:00 AM. Results will be shared with you during parent conferences at the end of May. – Amy Gaido, Asst. Head of School

TES PTO: The PTO nominations for next school year are open. Please email me at rashidajolivet@gmail.com. We need nominations for most positions, such as Parent Reps, Parent Education and Cultural Enrichment to name a few. Please feel free to nominate yourself if you are interested. More information will follow soon, but please start thinking about someone. Nominations are open to everyone. – Rashida Jolivet, PTO President

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9 AM-3:30 PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

Upcoming Events

April 12                Annual 5th Grade Musical
April 12-13          4th Grade Texas History Trip – San Antonio
April 13               Coffee& Chat, 7:45 AM, Leslie Otto Library / Progress reports go home
April 16-20          IOWA Assessment (K-8)
April 20               Trinity Tribute, 7:00-10:00 PM, Ashton Villa
April 21               Texas GLO Adopt-A-Beach, 9:00-11:00 AM
April 24-25         7th Grade Texas History Trip – Austin
April 30-May 4  Teacher Appreciation Week
May 2                  Athletic Banquet
May 4                  Otto Flower Show & May Fête – Noon Dismissal (All Students*)
May 16-18          MS Exams
May 21                Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30 PM, MAC
May 22                K-8 Honors Day-AM; NJHS Talent Show-PM
May 23                Green and Gold Games
May 24                Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast, End of Year Faculty Meeting 1-3PM, Graduation-7 PM
May 25                Parent/Teacher Conferences

Week At A Glance 3/30/18

Monday, April 2

  • No School, observing Easter Monday

Tuesday, April 3

  • Chapel, 8:15AM (Logo Uniform)

Wednesday, April 4

  • Grades 1,3,5,7 – CogAt begins
  • 7th Grade Artist Boat kayaking, 10AM-3PM

Thursday, April 5

  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Dress Uniform)
  • Grades 1,3,5,7 – CogAt continue
  • Opera House for K, 2, 4

Friday, April 6

  • Grades 1,3,5,7 – CogAt wraps up
  • Tall Ships Field Trip, Grades K, 1, 2 and 6-8, 9AM-1PM
  • 4th Grade Annual Play – Little Red Writing Hood, 10:30AM, Lunchroom

Saturday, April 6

  • Grand Kids Festival, 10AM-5PM, visit the TES Hat Making Booth

Important Tidbits

Reminder – Be a Star! The Grand 1894 Opera House invites you to audition for “Treasure Island” to be presented by Missoula Children’s Theatre as part of the upcoming Grand Kids Festival. Auditions will be on Monday, April 2, at 4:30PM on The Grand stage. Auditions are open to students K-12 and nothing is needed but a smile—no cost involved! Hope to see you there!

Spring Testing Dates: The CogAT will be administered on April 4-6 to students in grades 1,3,5,7. The Iowa Assessment, for students K-8th grade, is scheduled for April 16-20. Mark your calendars. – Amy Gaido, Asst. Head of School

“Trinity Tribute: Celebrating 65 Years of Academic Excellence”– Friday, April 20: The 2018 spring fundraising invitations have been mailed. If you have not received an invitation or want extras, please notify the Main Office. We are hoping to see all TES parents at this event. Please consider contributing to the Teacher Ticket Fund to underwrite complimentary tickets for all Trinity teachers and staff by Monday, April 16. Contact Thomala Walker at twalker@tesgalv.org, if you have questions.

TES PTO: The PTO nominations for next school year are open. Please email me at rashidajolivet@gmail.com. We need nominations for most positions, such as Parent Reps, Parent Education and Cultural Enrichment to name a few. Please feel free to nominate yourself if you are interested. More information will follow soon, but please start thinking about someone. Nominations are open to everyone. – Rashida Jolivet, PTO President

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9AM-3:30PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

Upcoming Events

April 2                  No School – Easter Monday
April 4-6              CogAt (Grades 1,3,5, and 7)
April 12                Annual 5th Grade Musical
April 12-13          4th Grade Texas History Trip – San Antonio
April 13               Coffee & Chat, 7:45AM, Leslie Otto Library
April 16-20          IOWA Assessment (K-8)
April 20               Trinity Tribute, 7:00-10:00PM, Ashton Villa
April 21               Texas GLO Adopt-A-Beach, 9:00-11:00AM
April 24-25         7th Grade Texas History Trip – Austin
April 30-May 4   Teacher Appreciation Week
May 4                  Otto Flower Show & May Fête – Noon Dismissal (All Students*)
May 16                MS Exams
May 21                Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30PM, MAC
May 22                K-8 Honors Day-AM; NJHS Talent Show-PM
May 23                Green and Gold Games
May 24                Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast, End of Year Faculty Meeting / 1-3PM, Graduation-7 PM
May 25               Parent/Teacher Conferences

Week At A Glance 3/23/18

Reminder Easter Holidays: School will be closed on Friday, March 30, and Monday, April 2. These are holidays for Good Friday and Easter Monday, respectively. School will resume on Tuesday, April 3.

Saturday, March 24

  • PTO Campus Clean-Up is HERE!: All Hands on Deck…The PTO Annual Campus Clean-up is tomorrow, 9AM-12PM. We need parents to help complete the projects that will enhance our school. If you are skilled at carpentry, electrical, painting, etc., please contact me at jrgar1@sbcglobal.net to learn about the projects we have planned.
  • Complimentary Tickets: The Grand is offering free tickets to Saturday, March 24 productions of Cirque Eloize, 3 PM and 8 PM. Visit their website at http://www.thegrand.com/ to receive this offer and type the promo code “COMMUNITY” to order tickets online. –Laura Hyatt

Monday, March 26

Tuesday, March 27

  • Chapel, 8:15 AM (Logo Uniform)
  • 4th Grade visit George Ranch
  • Opera House, Grades K, 1,2

Wednesday, March 28

Thursday, March 29

  • Stations of the Cross will be observed in Chapel at 8:15 AM (Dress Uniform). In this Trinity Episcopal School tradition, our 6th Graders display their artistic interpretations of the Stations while 8thGraders present dramatic readings. This solemn service lasts about 60 minutes. As always, parents are welcome to join us for Chapel.
  • Friday folders go home

Friday, March 30

  • No School – Good Friday

Important Tidbits

Be a Star! The Grand 1894 Opera House invites you to audition for “Treasure Island” to be presented by Missoula Children’s Theatre as part of the upcoming Grand Kids Festival. Auditions will be on Monday, April 2, at 4:30 PM on The Grand stage. Auditions are open to students K-12 and nothing is needed but a smile—no cost involved! Hope to see you there!

Spring Testing Dates: The CogAT will be administered on April 4-6 to students in grades 1,3,5,7. The Iowa Assessment, for students K-8th grade, is scheduled for April 16-20. Mark your calendars. – Amy Gaido, Asst. Head of School

“Trinity Tribute: Celebrating 65 Years of Academic Excellence”- Friday, April 20: The 2018 spring fundraising invitations have been mailed. If you have not received an invitation or want extras, please notify the Main Office. We are hoping to see all TES parents at this event. Please consider contributing to the Teacher Ticket Fund to underwrite complimentary tickets for all Trinity teachers and staff by Monday, April 16. Contact Thomala Walker at twalker@tesgalv.org, if you have questions.

Piano News: Thank you all for your outpouring of support and sympathy upon the news of my mother’s passing. Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated. Please mark your calendar…Piano Guild will be held at TES on Tuesday, April 24th, Wednesday, April 25th, and Thursday, April 26th and will be professionally judged by a representative from Lafayette, LA. More details will be coming soon. -Georgeann Strong

TES PTO: The PTO nominations for next school year are open. Please email me at rashidajolivet@gmail.com. We need nominations for most positions, such as Parent Reps, Parent Education and Cultural Enrichment to name a few. Please feel free to nominate yourself if you are interested. More information will follow soon, but please start thinking about someone. Nominations are open to everyone. – Rashida Jolivet, PTO President

SUMMER AT TES

Camp Invention: This fun science program is July 9-13 (9AM-3:30 PM). The cost is $240. Before and after childcare is available. Camp Invention also offers an installment payment plan. Log on to www.campinvention.org for more details. Send questions to ahyatt@tesgalv.org. I look forward to having a great summer! –Anna Hyatt, Camp Director

Gear Up for Summer! Registration for Trinity Summer Camp@ Beginning School will open soon. Children who are currently in grades PK2-1st will be eligible for this program. Session I will run June 6 – June 29 and Session II will be July 2 – July 27. More information to come. Hope you will join in on the fun. –Rachel Brown, Summer Program Director

Upcoming Events

April 2                 No School – Easter Monday
April 4-6              CogAt (Grades 1,3,5, and 7)
April 12               Annual 5th Grade Musical
April 12-13          4th Grade Texas History Trip – San Antonio
April 13               Coffee & Chat, 7:45 AM, Leslie Otto Library
April 16-20         IOWA Assessment (K-8)
April 20               Trinity Tribute, 7:00-10:00 PM, Ashton Villa
April 21               Texas GLO Adopt-A-Beach, 9:00-11:00 AM
April 24-25         7th Grade Texas History Trip – Austin
April 30-May 4  Teacher Appreciation Week
May 4                  Otto Flower Show & May Fête – Noon Dismissal (All Students*)
May 16                MS Exams
May 21                Beginning School Stepping Up Ceremony / Fine Arts Showcase, 5:30-6:30 PM, MAC
May 22                K-8 Honors Day-AM; NJHS Talent Show-PM
May 23                Green and Gold Games
May 24                Noon Dismissal (All Students*) last Day of School, Alumni Induction Breakfast, End of Year Faculty Meeting / 1-3PM, Graduation-7 PM
May 25                Parent/Teacher Conferences