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Trinity High School is a coeducational Roman Catholic high School. It serves grades 9 through 12 with a focus on college preparation. Seated in the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Trinity High School is accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. This accreditation was recertified in 2010 and is in effect until December 2017. Read More
Trinity High School believes in the positive effects that athletics has on character development and leadership building. We will make every effort to provide the best possible programs for our students; physical, mental, social, emotional, spiritual and moral development will be our guiding principles. This is in accordance with the motto of Trinity High School: “Ad Summum Bonum, Seek the Highest Good”.
- Principal's Message
- Annual Appeal
- Capital Campaign
- Our Mission
- Rocks in Motion Service
- PTO (Parent Teacher Organization)
Welcome, Mr. John Cominsky ’85 — new principal of Trinity High School.
Please join the Trinity Board of Directors in welcoming John Cominsky back to Trinity High School to be our Principal beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. Mr. Cominsky has a long and successful history at Trinity High School and St Joseph’s Elementary School. We are grateful to have in place the consistent leadership that will enable our school and its students to fully achieve their potential spiritually, academically, athletically and artistically. Under John’s leadership Trinity and its students will thrive.
The purpose of the Trinity High School Alumni Association is strictly a social one to promote the continued growth of fellowship amongst the Trinity family. All graduates of Trinity High School are automatically members and there are no fees. If you are interested in participating
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Stay In Touch
Being connected not only to your alma mater but with the people who had an impact on your life is important. Just because you graduated years ago doesn’t mean you can’t keep in contact. The memories are everlasting and the relationships are unforgettable, so why let it go. There are many ways you can stay in touch. You can update your contact information by contacting the advancement oce, check out the latest edition of the Trinity Triangle, like us on Facebook, or let us help you advertise your business through our alumni advertising. Once a Trinity Shamrock, always a Trinity Shamrock. | Read More
The Annual Appeal plays a primary role in enabling the school to realize the progressive education that distinguishes Trinity and, in the spirit of our mission and motto, encourages students to strive for “the highest good.” Through the generosity of our benefactors, we have been able to change the lives of our young adults through offerings of financial aid support, classroom and technology upgrades, campus ministry programs, and athletic and fine arts programs. Unrestricted gifts to the Annual Appeal are particularly valuable as they permit the school to allocate resources where they are needed most during the school year. Please help us to continue providing an outstanding experience for our students and for keeping the Trinity tradition of all-round excellence. We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events.
Trinity High School’s Breakfast and Lunch program is managed by Metz Culinary Management.
Please help us by completing our lunch survey!
Comments and Suggestions are always welcome!
Please email Karen Skotnicki.
Culinary Mission Statement
The mission of the culinary department is to meet the nutritional needs of the Trinity Community by offering a variety of quality, nutritious meals in a timely and cost effective manner. We are committed to increasing participation by providing a friendly, professional, clean environment focused on Trinity students and staff.
Sports to Go Program
Never worry about how your team players and coaches are going to eat before or after a game again! The Sports to Go Program allows parents to place an order for the team. Healthy, inexpensive, and nutritious meals are prepared and packaged for you to pick up and take with you. See the following information and order form.
Sports to Go – prices and choices
Sports to Go – Order form
Each day, approximately 50 children are diagnosed with cancer in the United States. In fact, there are almost 40,000 children undergoing treatment for this disease at any given time. Unfortunately, due to lack of funding for research programs, effective treatments for many types of cancer remain elusive.
For the seventh consecutive year, Trinity High School will participate in a fundraising and awareness campaign in an effort to change this outcome for these children and their families. This student-led, year long effort will culminate in March with a 12-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon where more then 400 student volunteers will demonstrate their support by taking a stand against cancer.
We need your help! We have become passionate about this project and would greatly appreciate it if you would join us in the fight against pediatric cancer by making a gift to THON.
Your donation to THON enables the Four Diamonds Fund to provide outstanding care and comprehensive support to children undergoing treatment. Additionally, with the help of THON, Penn State Children Hershey Children’s Hospital is able to lead initiatives for innovative and collaborative cancer research. Because of these efforts, Penn State Hershey continues to be recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation for pediatric cancer care and research. Please check out our DonorDrive link if you are interested in donating.
The Capital Campaign
What a wonderful and exciting time it is for all of us to be part of the ministry of Trinity High School! We have embarked on a new and adventurous chapter in our school’s history, which will equip us for years of service and witness in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. As part of Trinity’s strategic plan for the future, the Trinity High School Board of Directors has initiated a Capital Campaign. Our plan for continued educational quality includes renovations and building our endowment. A $13 million Capital Campaign addresses these needs. It is our current plan to conduct three 3-year Capital Campaigns (a total of 9 years) at approximately $4 million each. Our board, administration, and faculty are all committed to the long-term success at Trinity High School, as well as our Bishop and, in turn, the Diocese of Harrisburg. We need you, as our community of faith, to join with us for a successful capital appeal.
In Memoriam of Bishop Joseph McFadden (May 22, 1947-May 2, 2013)
Bishop McFadden was a strong proponent for Catholic Education and approved the Capital Campaign at Trinity High School. He provided this quote shortly before his passing:
“There is no more important mission in the Church today than the Catholic education of our youth. I wholeheartedly endorse the Capital Campaign of Trinity High School which will position this outstanding school to serve the educational needs of our young men and women for years to come.” – Bishop Joseph McFadden
Early registration and discount rates end on November 7th at midnight online. Paper forms must be given to Ms. Albright or Mr. Gotwols by 3pm on November 7th.
Rollovers – Card owners from last year can reinstate their card for $30.00 if the card was never used or used once. You should receive a postcard in the mail telling you that you can rollover. Please staple that card to a paper registration form and give to Ms. Albright.
Rollovers cannot be done online. Make checks out to Trinity High School.
A Complete Person
Our mission is to develop habits of mind, body, and spirit rooted in the Catholic tradition, so to attain the highest good. Through a mixture of academics and biblical education we aim to provide these future leaders with the tools to be successful and guide our nation in the right direction. | Read More.
The Catholic Identity
Our Catholic Identity is the core of who we are and what sets us apart from other schools. We, at Trinity, work hard to foster an environment that will help students grow spiritually and learn how to be a guiding presence in their parish, family, and community. | Read More
We believe in a Catholic identity, educational excellence, integrity, community, service, wholeness, and lifelong learning. Upon graduation, we hope our students will: live gospel values, arm the dignity of all people, minister to communities, believe in themselves, take responsibility, and embrace learning for life. | Read More
Congratulations to our Senior Class of 2017 for 100% submission of service hours! We thank you for sharing your time and talents with those in need.
STUDENTS in grades 9, 10, & 11 – 20 service hours must be submitted to their religion teachers by May 19th.
You have so many service opportunities to choose from, so visit the Rocks in Motion service website and get those hours done! Please check the service website for all the details about how you can help your church, school, and community. Thanks for all you do through the THS service program!
Summer Service: Students may begin working on Summer Service Hours after May 26th. There are summer service events already posted on the Rocks in Motion service website. Students will be given a summer service handout in all religion classes before the school year ends. This handout lists the THS service guidelines for summer service.
Thanks for all you do through the THS service program!
Please contact Mrs. Heinick or Mrs. Druckenmiller at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Please join us at our next meeting on Tuesday, May 30th at Trinity High School at 7:00pm in Room 118. This is a great opportunity to discuss new ideas for up-coming events/fundraisers and meet your fellow Trinity parents, staff and alumni. It’s your PTO, so please get involved. We hope to see you there!
Trinity High School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)
On June 1, 2017, the Trinity Parent Association (TPA) will become the Trinity Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). The Trinity PTO is seeking volunteers for (4) PTO Officer Positions. The volunteers will shadow Lori Swade and Sarah Mirarchi for the 2017-2018 school year.
Your support is an essential element in the success of our school. While some schools can be successful in the short term without strong parental and community support, only those with very active, involved parents continue to thrive over the long-term. A common factor which contributes to the excellence of our school is the strong involvement of our parents, teachers, and alumni.
If you are interested, please contact Lori at email@example.com or Sarah Mirarchi at 717-774-7097 with any questions you have about the offices and process. Below is a description of PTO Officer Duties.
Serves as principal executive officer of the PTO organization. Supervises and controls activities and fundraisers of the organization. Presides and participates in all PTO and committee meetings.
Acts as aide to the president and performs the president duties in the absence or inability of the president. Works closely with the Volunteer Coordinator. Acts as coordinator of committee members.
Keeps the minutes of the proceedings of PTO and committee meetings. Conducts delegated correspondence and performs other assigned duties.
Responsible for all funds of the organization. Deposits all PTO monies with proper documentation. Insures that all Check Request Forms are signed by the president and turned into Carol Mullen with receipts or invoices attached. Reports account balance monthly to PTO President.
Room Parent Coordinator and Room Parents:
The Room Parent Coordinator is a new PTO position at Trinity. The Room Parent Coordinator shall recruit and assign (3) Room Parents from each grade. The Room Parents and Coordinator will serve as the liaison between the faculty facilitator of an event and the families. Providing pertinent information about upcoming events and activities, as well as making requests for volunteers or item donations will be the Room Parents’ chief function.
Our Volunteer Coordinators are members of PTO and shall recruit volunteers for events and school activities. You will collect and maintain a list of volunteers to assure that volunteer data is recorded and available for PTO. Work with teachers, staff, and committees to assure volunteers are recruited for programs or events as needed.
We encourage all of our parents, students, staff and alumni to volunteer for the committee, event or fundraiser which best reflects their talent and interest. The events and fundraisers will not be successful without your time, talents, and willingness to help out at school or from home. Please click the link below to register as a PTO volunteer.
Back-to-School Night – August 30
Central PA Crab, Beer & Wine Festival (Adults Only) – August 26
Harlem Wizards – Fall 2017 (Student Event)
Teacher & Staff Holiday Cookie Extravaganza – December 22
Catholic Schools Week (CSW) – Ice Cream Sundae Social – February 2
Bingo (Adults Only) – TBD
Calling all crab lovers! Mark your calendars for our 1st Annual Central Pennsylvania Crab, Beer, and Wine Festival scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017.
Trinity High School will be bringing Central Pennsylvanians together for a unique experience where you can enjoy artisan beer and wine from Central PA’s finest craft breweries and wineries, delicious steamed Harbor House crabs, and Redd’s BBQ, all while listening to live music and visiting displays showcasing our local craftsmen and artists ~ from the traditional to the avant-garde.
Be a part of this new tradition in Central PA.
Parents, Teachers, Students and Alumni – Go to https://www.timetosignup.com/trinitypto and resister as a volunteer for this event.
It’s Hammer Time!