KINDERGARTEN CELEBRATES PINK PIG PARADE!
Trinity Kindergarten students carried on the time-honored tradition of the Pink Pig Parade! This celebrates students learning more about the letter "P" and learning the -ig family of words. We love our pink piggies!
RED RIBBON WEEK NEXT WEEK!
JOIN US FOR THE LAST TES PARENTS' NIGHT OUT OF THE YEAR!
Our last Parents' Night Out was a big hit, so we will continue having these social and philanthropic events every other month! We have a full calendar full of fun events planned and you don't want to miss this next month! This will be the last Parents' Night Out of 2021! The women will enjoy early holiday shopping at Emily's Design Center & Boutique and the men will gather at Texas Tail Distillery. This is a fun night to meet other Trinity parents, while giving back to the school we love! There is no age limit for childcare and siblings of Trinity students are more than welcome. To sign up for childcare, please CLICK HERE. Hope to see you November 11th!
ALL SAINTS DAY CHAPEL SERVICE
Trinity students will be commemorating All Saints Day with a special chapel service Tuesday, November 2nd. Please make note that this will be a dress uniform chapel service. If you have lost a loved one in the last year and would like their name read in the chapel service, please fill out the form HERE.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR!
The book fair will be held Sunday, November 7th – Friday, November 12th in Eaton Hall. Join us for Scholastic’s “Book Fair Jungle – Elephants, Tigers, and Books, OH MY!”. We have many fun activities planned during our book fair week and look forward to an excitement-filled event! Details to follow in the near future. Let’s get WILD about reading!
SECOND GRADE TO HOST TRINITY CARES - THANK YOU HEALTHCARE HEROES
Second grade would like to invite all Trinity family members that work in any capacity at UTMB for a special thank you presentation on The Garth, November 2nd at 9:15 a.m. Our students have been working hard on encouragement letters and have been collecting items for care packages for various departments at UTMB that we would like for you to share with you and your colleagues! If you would like to make a contribution through their Amazon Wish List, please CLICK HERE. Our students are eager to show our love and appreciation for all your endless hard work! Coffee and a light breakfast will be served. Please respond by 10/29 if you can attend. Thank you! Please feel free to extend the invite along to friends and family members that work at UTMB as well!
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN FALL CARNIVAL ORDER FORMS!!!
Fall Carnival is NEXT WEEK! TES will have an early-release day Friday, October 29th and Fall Carnival will take place from 12-3 pm. Please view the Fall Carnival Order Form digitally HERE (or see attachment) and submit your orders by TODAY! We are still taking sponsorships for attractions (see attached form), but if you'd like to pay with a credit card please submit the digital sponsorship form HERE. Remember that carpool will still be running and all students will need to be picked up by a chaperone before proceeding to Fall Carnival!
PTO PARENT EDUCATION EVENT AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE VIEWING
If you'd like to view PTO's conversation with Dr. Richard Rupp "Covid Vaccine and School Age Children," please visit our Trinity Youtube Channel. We thank Dr. Rupp for his professional expertise and educating our parents about the upcoming vaccine rollout for children. Also thank you to Trinity PTO for all that you do!
SCHOOL PICTURE DAY RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!
Individual Picture Day will be Thursday, November 4th. This year, Trinity is partnering with Legacy Studios for our individual and group photos. You can order online at www.shop.legacystudios.com , choose “underclass” and enter online code 11078F22. You will also receive a paper order form the week before picture day, if you would rather order by check/cash. Legacy offers many different package options, including a discount for families with multiple children! If you are ordering for 3+ students, contact 716-512-6336 for a sibling discount code.
EVENTS HAPPENING AT TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Trinity Young Families & Professionals Group Halloween Hayride & BBQ
Saturday, Oct. 30th, 6-9pm
5027 Woodrow Ave.
Hosted by Mark & Jennifer Kelso
Sign up using the QR Code
The Young Families & Professionals (YF&P) group was designed to help people meet and develop friendships with other Episcopalians in Galveston. However, we have a very flexible view of "young"! Having children isn't a requirement either. For more information, call the church office at 409.765.6317 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Table-Hopping Trick-or-Treat at Trinity!
Sunday, October 31, 2021 following 10:30 a.m. service
Trinity Episcopal Church will be hosting a table-hopping Trick-or-Treat event following the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, October 31st on the Garth! Children are encouraged to attend the 10:30 service dressed as a Saint. (Have Mom or Dad help you research Saints, but any Halloween Costume is welcome!) and then join us on the Garth for a safe, daytime event for our Trick-or-treaters!
TIP – Scan QR Code for a listing of Saints - This has great information, and images too! Want to host a table or donate treats for the event? Contact the church office 409.765.6317
Trinity Episcopal Church Blood Drive
Scan the QR Code below to make an appointment for the blood drive:
We want to thank the entire Trinity community for your early support of our new Annual Fund Campaign, "Launching a Legacy!" We have surpassed the $34K mark and we know we will accomplish our goal of raising $125K this year. Click on the icon above to donate online and learn more about our Annual Fund!
MONDAY, 10/25-FRIDAY, 10/29: Red Ribbon Week
THURSDAY, 10/28: Friday Folders Go Home (for noon dismissal 10/29)
FRIDAY, 10/29: Early Release & Fall Carnival
Kindergarten: Halloween Costumes
1st-5th Grades: Halloween T-shirt with jeans or uniform bottoms
Middle School: Guidelines Coming SOON!
MONDAY, 11/1: Parent Conference Day
TUESDAY, 11/2: DRESS UNIFORM DAY for All Saints Chapel Service
Trinity Cares - Thank you to Healthcare Heroes!
THURSDAY, 11/4: Picture Day
FRIDAY, 11/5: TES Spirit Day
SUNDAY, 11/7-FRIDAY, 11/12: Scholastic Book Fair
THURSDAY, 11/11: Parent's Night Out, 5:30-7:30 pm
FACULTY & STAFF SPOTLIGHT
Meet Tally Elding
Please give a warm welcome to one of our newest staff members, Beginning School Assistant Tally Elding. Tally was born in Iowa, but now she calls Texas her home. She has been married to her husband for 14 years and she has a beautiful 12-year-old daughter. Her family also includes 3 dogs and a turtle. Her hobbies include cheering for the Astros and spending time with her family and friends. She has been in childhood education for 20 years and this is her first year at Trinity Beginning School. She feels so blessed to be part of the Trinity family and we feel the same!
Congratulations to our Houston Astros! In honor of celebrating our hometown team, students, faculty, and staff will be allowed to wear Astros gear (t-shirts, jerseys, Astros colors) with appropriate bottoms every Friday that the Astros are in post-season play. LETS GO 'STROS!
OCTOBER FACULTY & STAFF BIRTHDAYS
October 2 - Lisa Higgins, Middle School History Teacher
October 16 - Rea Sader, 4th Grade Teacher
October 21 - Kelli Acosta, Middle School Science Teacher
"Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things."