Friday, December 6, 2013
There are eight days until finals begin. Students should be checking Edline if you have any questions about your grades or need to make up missing work. Check in with your teachers to get any help or support you need before finals begin.
Seniors, December 18 is the last day you can submit requests for transcripts before Christmas break begins. Requests will once again be accepted after we return on January 6.
Christmas is coming fast, and it’s time to spread the holiday cheer! Do your part by sending a candygram to your special someone or a friend! Student Government members will be visiting homerooms all week selling candygrams for $1. Be sure to drop them off in Ms. Zeno’s room before 3 p.m. this Friday. Juniors, remember that you will not be here Friday, so bring in your candygrams beforehand! All candygrams will be delivered Monday, December 9.
HT Student Government will have a Christmas toy drive for the children of GADS Hill all next week! In the Christmas spirit, we would like to provide a total of 28 presents as a school. If you are interested, Student Government members will be visiting homerooms so that you may choose a present to give. Drop off for all toys will be next week, December 9-13 in the RLC. This is your chance to be Santa and bring joy to a child right here in Chicago!
National Honor Society will have a meeting Tuesday, December 10, in Ms. Miceli’s room at 3:15 p.m.
On Saturday, December 7, Mr. Baisden will be opening the computer lab for seniors who wish to work on college applications. The lab will be open from 9 a.m. to noon. Email Mr. Baisden, see him, or sign up on the sheet on his door to RSVP for the college application workshop.
The Business Office has received another delivery of Ventra Cards.
The Holy Trinity girls’ varsity basketball team collected their first win of the year in a convincing fashion, beating Notre Dame 55-6. Good defense led to several transition baskets and good ball movement led to open shots within the offense. The varsity will be in action again tonight at St. Ben’s and Saturday at Lake Forest Academy.
Girl Up is having an electronic drive from December 2-6. For the electronic drive, you will need to bring in any type of electronic devices (except laptops) that you don’t want and we will give it to a recycling center that gives money to Girl Up for girls in developing countries. There will be a box in the cafeteria during breakfast and lunch and students can bring their devices and place them in the box. The box will not be available during the day.
Merry Christmas to the freshman class from Link Crew! To celebrate the holiday season, Link Crew is sponsoring a trip to Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier for all members of the freshman class. The trip will be Saturday, December 14, from 2-6 p.m. The cost is $12. Link Leaders will be coming to homerooms today to hand out permission slips.
PEAK students, please report to room 201 during homeroom today for a mandatory PEAK meeting.
Ms. LeBeau would like to remind you to please turn in your HT sweatshirt order form and money to her by this Monday, December 9. Sweatshirts can be a great Christmas present for a friend or family member. Please turn in your order to her in room 312.
Poets, rappers and freestylers, we need everyone to come to Poetry Club today. We need to discuss two important matters: whether we will be going to Wordplay at Young Chicago Authors next Tuesday, and whether we will be sending a slam team to Louder than a Bomb this year. Newcomers are welcome. We will meet from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.
When is the last time you had some good dessert? Here is the perfect opportunity to pleasure your taste buds! BSU is hosting a bake sale Tuesday, December 14, from 3-4 p.m. outside the Counseling Center. Items include cookies, brownies, cake, cheesecake, peach cobbler, cupcakes, chips, water, milk, hot cocoa and soda. Prices range from 50 cent to $1.75. Come support us and fulfill your taste bud desires!