Awards & Things
Holy Trinity students attended the Chrism Mass, celebrated by Bishop Louis Kihneman, at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral in Biloxi. During the Mass the Bishop blessed three oils — the oil of catechumens (oleum catechumenorum), the oil of the infirm (oleum infirmorum) and holy chrism (sacrum chrisma) — which will be used in the administration of the sacraments throughout the diocese for the year. Those students attending were (back row): Micah Bishop, 6th grade; Camryn Peterson, 6th grade; Ms. Desiree Lizana, Principal; Addison Grossmann, 6th grade; Bishop Kihneman. Front row: Braxton Benigno, 6th grade; Madelyn Prendergast, 6th grade; Madison Schuster, 6th grade; Gracie Veazey, 5th grade; and Michael Dawley, 5th grade.
Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest
Holy Trinity Second grader, Olivia Lewis, and Third grader, Ivy Holmes, have been named the Mississippi grade-level winner for their respective grade levels in the Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting contest. Olivia represents the manuscript category, and Ivy represents the cursive category. The contest promotes legible handwriting, as well as helps students develop literacy skills. Both students are eligible to compete for a Grand National Champion title, as well as a trophy and a cash prize. Winners will be announced sometime in May.
Promote the Vote Art Contest for the MS Voter Education Program
Holy Trinity students participated in the 2018 Promote the Vote Art Contest for the MS Voter Education Program. The theme was “Colors of My Community”. Students were asked to design a mural that would showcase their community.
HTCS students placing in the competition are left to right:
1st Place(Art 3-5) - Lily Garcia, 3rd grade
3rd Place(Art K-2) - Mathilde Michel, 1st grade
2nd Place(Art 3-5) - Leah Vollenweider, 3rd grade
3rd Place(Art 3-5)- James Rutherford, 3rd grade
1st Place(Art K-2) - Olivia Wilkinson, 2nd grade
2nd Place(Art K-2) - Peyton Gauthier, 1st grade.
Promote the Vote is Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s comprehensive K-12 voter education program. This year’s program asks students to contemplate how they may “Make a Difference in Mississippi” by voting and otherwise getting involved in their communities.
HTCS Ambassador Leadership Ministry
Holy Trinity has initiated a new program for the 2018-2019 school year. The HTCS Ambassador Leadership Ministry is comprised of 5th and 6th graders. The mission of the Ministry is to develop students into Christ-like, responsible leaders while building relationships among themselves as a team, within their school, and local communities. Members will assist faculty and staff around the school; host school-wide prayer services; greet and lead tours for potential students; promote our faith through religious activities; as well as represent our school in community activities. Students were selected based on their application which described their merits in community service, academics, and leadership. Members of the HTCS Ambassador Leadership Ministry are seated from right to left: Anna Kate Ivey, Loralai Williford, Camryn Peterson, Ambrie Alderman, and Gracie Veazey. Standing from right to left: Maddie Schuster, Gia Encrapera, Julie Pigott, Georgia Bailey, Charlie Hoffmann, Gabriel Pellegrin, and Michael Dawley.
Holy Trinity DUKE TIP
Each year, Duke TIP identifies academically talented students who have scored in the 95th percentile or higher on an accepted subtest from a qualifying standardized achievement test. Those students are then invited to participate in the 4th - 6th Grade Talent Search. Current Holy Trinity 4th, 5th, and 6th graders who have qualified are front row (l to r): Carley Heitzmann, Julianna Robertson, Stella Cappel, Madison Cox, and Bella Chiniche. Back row (l to r): Gabriel Pellegrin, Charlie Hoffmann, Elijah LaBrosse, Cameron Ross, and Micah Bishop. Holy Trinity is a Catholic elementary school in Bay St. Louis. For over 50 years, our school has been committed to teaching and modeling Catholic Christian morals and values, while creating a safe, caring, and respectful environment that supports academic excellence and a love of learning based on Catholic traditions. For more information, please contact the school office at 228-467-5158.