The all Heritage League selections for winter sports have been announced. Trinity congratulates all the recognized athletes. In addition to the athletes, the Varsity Girls Basketball coach, Daniel Hebert, was selected as Coach of the Year.
Senior Drew Pfeiffer picked up a "Most Valuable Student" scholarship awarded by the Elks Club. To be awarded a scholarship, students must fill out a lengthy national scholarship form online and then the Elks National Foundation forwards the application to the local Elks Club.
The age of the earth was the topic of today's Apologia chapel for the Rhetoric School (9th-12th grade). Some of Trinity's science faculty was on hand to present the case for various views. It was not a debate but rather a presentation for students to consider various theories and to learn the science behind the theories.
Teaching history well means making it come alive for students in as many ways possible. Learning history classically includes learning it in context with related subject matter. Architecture is an important component of history as it can represent a purpose as well as serve a purpose.
One of the hardest things for a new artist to learn is to accept mistakes as part of a finished piece of art. We teach our children to act a certain way and answer a certain way. There is always a right and wrong, correct and incorrect.
The Trinity Knights beat St. Monica Academy 6-1 on Tuesday. Drew Pfeiffer pitched the entire game, dealing nine strikeouts over the course of the game.
In studying Georges Seurat, we admired his technique and observations in color theory where he noted that colors as small dots or dabs of paint side by side are connected and even blended visually by the viewer. The effect of his work created a new art style all it's own; pointillism.
Noah Mestas (senior) and Trevor Beauchamp (junior) participated in the 82nd Annual Student Speaker Contest for 2019, sponsored by the local Mid-Valley Lions club, which took place last night, February 21. Both young men prepared and presented very thoughtful speeches. We are pleased to announce that Noah Mestas won the speech contest for this club level event.
The art curriculum at Trinity is designed in conjunction with the classroom lesson in order to reinforce a historical context. For example, as 4th grade is learning about the Renaissance in the classroom, art class is introducing Renaissance art forms and working with materials such as metal and stained glass.
Girls Basketball won their second round playoff game at Master's on Saturday. They're now on a 10-game winning streak, undefeated in league and heading to the CIF quarterfinals on Wednesday. Boys basketball won a CIF title in 2014 and the girls are in the hunt to grab their own title.