School News & Announcements

May 17 PD Day

posted May 3, 2019, 6:28 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School

A reminder that May 17 is a PD Day and there will be no classes.

Annual Holy Trinity Food Drive - extended until Monday!

posted May 1, 2019, 7:13 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School   [ updated May 10, 2019, 11:08 AM ]

Annual Holy Trinity Food Drive: May 6 - *13*


Help Erase Hunger in our Community! Donations will support our communities through the Kanata Foodbank and Shepherds of Good Hope.

Most NEEDED Items: THINK individual sized-packages made up for families or individuals. Thank you!

  • Rice (small boxes/bags, under 1-2 kg)
  • Canned Meats: Ham, Turkey or Chicken flakes; Tuna, Salmon, etc.
  • Canned Fruits and Vegetables
  • Baby food: packages/pouches or glass jars; fruit cups, etc.
  • Baking Supplies (flour, baking soda, oil, etc.)
  • Coffee
  • Peanut Butter and Jams
  • Cereals
  • Spices
  • Toiletries (shampoo, soap, deodorant, tooth paste, new toothbrushes, etc.)

Bring in those cans all week and thanks for the support!

Education Week Open House

posted May 1, 2019, 6:22 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School   [ updated May 1, 2019, 6:27 AM ]

Join us on Thursday, May 9 @ 4:30-6:30 p.m.  All are welcome!  

Activities include: French Cafe, Open Gym, and Biology & Chemistry Activities.

4 local food trucks will be on-site. Part of proceeds from food sales will benefit the annual Holy Trinity canned food drive.

Grade 7 Immunization Clinic

posted Apr 11, 2019, 8:42 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School

Public Health will be holding the second round of immunizations at Holy Trinity April 16, 17 and 18.  The vaccines offered during the school clinics are Menactra (Meningococcal disease), Energix-B/Recombivax HB (Hepatitis B) as well as Gardisal 9 (Human Papillomavirus).

The clinic is aimed at all grade 7 students.  The consent forms that parents signed in the fall apply to this cycle.  If parents require a new consent form,  they can find it on the link in the attached letter or by clicking here.

On the day of the school clinic, remind your child to:

  • Eat a good breakfast.

  • Bring an extra juice or a snack to school.

  • Wear short sleeves or a loose shirt so that his or her upper arm is exposed easily, without undressing.

  • Bring the signed consent forms with them to the school clinic

If you have any questions, please call the Ottawa Public Health at 613-580-6744 and ask to speak to a public health nurse.

Zumbafest Fundraiser

posted Apr 5, 2019, 8:13 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun and fitness of Zumbafest on April 15th from 6-8pm. We have the BEST Zumba Zizters as our special guest instructors! The donation at the door is $10 per person. There will be a 1 hour class starting at 6:15, a raffle for great prizes, a bake sale and Rafiki bracelet sale! Every single donation will go to support education at Holy Trinity's sister school in El Salvador, in Nicaragua and Villages in Haiti. This is a student-lead initiative and we would love to see you and your friends and family at Zumbafest!

2019-2020 Registration

posted Mar 21, 2019, 5:16 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School   [ updated Apr 3, 2019, 7:29 AM ]

In preparation for the school year 2019-2020, Holy Trinity High School will be providing Group Registration presentations for those families that wish to attend our school and are not already pre-registered from one of our feeder schools. 

If you wish to register your son or daughter for the following school year, and he/she currently attends a school other than St. James, St. Anne, St Martin de Porres, or Holy Redeemer, please contact Holy Trinity at 613-591-9955 and ask for registration instructions. An administrator will support you with this process as well as invite you and your child to attend one of our Group Registration presentations. These will take place at the following times:

For those students entering Grade 7 or 8 - April 16th at 8:30 am, in the Learning Commons

For those students entering Grades 9 - 12 - April 18th at 8:30 am, in the Learning Commons

We invite you to call as soon as possible in order to secure your seat at one of our Presentations. We look forward to seeing you and your child there!

High School Parent-Teacher Interviews

posted Mar 7, 2019, 6:32 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School

High School parent-teacher interviews are scheduled for Thursday, March 21, from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  

We will be using Google Forms for booking parent-teacher interviews.

The interview booking forms will be available as of noon on Friday, March 8.

To book an interview:

  1. Go to the school website:

  2. Click on the blue button in the upper right-hand corner: “Click Here to Book High School (9-12) Parent-Teacher Interviews.”

  3. To access a teacher’s interview schedule, click on the teacher’s name.  

  4. The teacher’s Booking Form will open. Complete the required fields and select a time.  Please note that availability is limited. Out of courtesy to other parents, please book only one time slot per teacher and only book if you have a concern. If you require additional time, please contact the teacher outside of the interview process.

If you have any questions, please contact the main office at 613-591-9955.

Volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society!

posted Feb 20, 2019, 6:41 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School   [ updated Feb 20, 2019, 6:52 AM ]

The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to give a little time to help make a big difference! 

With the help of hundreds of thousands of people that the Canadian Cancer Society brings together, we are a force-for-life in the face of cancer.

With April just around the corner, we need dedicated people – like you – to sign up and fill a variety of volunteer roles! Daffodil pins sales in Ottawa will be taking place on April 5th, 6th and 7th!

How else can you get involved?

* Lead – Take on a leadership role by helping to organize and coordinate other volunteers

* Package – Prepare packages of pins or flowers

* Deliver – Get packages delivered to various locations in your community

* Sell – Be at the frontlines and inspire others to buy pins and flowers

Together, we can make the most impact, against the most cancers across Canada. Funds raised during Daffodil Month will fund life-saving research and vital support services that benefit patients and their families. 

Your passion and commitment are needed. Thank you for sharing our vision to create a world where no Canadian fears cancer.

We invite pin sellers to select their preferred shift, date  and location by signing up on line:

Or reach us at: Tel: 613-723-1744 / Email: / Web:

The Fearsome Pirate Frank

posted Feb 12, 2019, 8:51 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School   [ updated Feb 14, 2019, 6:09 AM ]

The Trinity Pit Stop Junior Theatre Co. is proud to present "The Fearsome Pirate Frank" by Pat Lydersen on Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation to the grade 7&8 drama club.  Fun for the whole family!

The star of a popular pirate play — The Fearsome Pirate Frank — is the teenage heartthrob of every girl in Shakespearean England, even though he can’t remember his lines for the life of him!  However, when the actor playing Frank and his supporting cast, including prima donna Esmerelda, get kidnapped by real pirates during one of their productions, it’s good-bye stardom, hello servitude on a real pirate ship!  These pirate actors are now swabbing the decks under the orders of the real pirate Frank, who happens to be a woman. But pirate actors are not the only ones hijacked in this comic romp... so is the plot from a particular popular pirate flick!  In a chilling flashback sequence, the tale of how Captain Frank received the ’Blackmark” comes alive as we see her send her villainous former Captain Davies to walk the plank. But now Davies and his zombie crew are out for revenge…

Vaping and Cannabis

posted Feb 4, 2019, 7:33 AM by Holy Trinity Catholic High School

Please see below an important message from Ottawa Public Health regarding cannabis and vaping products, as well as the attached fact sheets.

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is concerned about youth using of cannabis and vaping products with e-liquid nicotine. Children and youth are vulnerable to the negative health effects, including addiction. Nicotine and cannabis are known to alter brain development and can affect memory and concentration.

OPH has developed a multi prong approach to prevent the initiation and use of vaping products and cannabis among youth, to inform users of the potential health harms, and protect others from the second-hand effects. Some of the activities include:

  • Preparing and distributing fact sheets to parents and posting information on the Parenting in Ottawa website.

  • Hosting discussions on the Parenting in Ottawa Facebook Page to generate meaningful discussion on vaping and cannabis with parents.

  • Providing in-class presentations to students, hosting school wide assemblies and interactive displays to increase knowledge of the health risks and build decision making skills.

  • Distributing OPH’s resources for school administrators and teachers that discusses the myths and facts of vaping and cannabis.

  • Continuing to engage youth, parents, teachers and others working with youth to develop resources and programs to increase knowledge; and build critical thinking and refusal skills.

  • Working with school boards, school administrators and By-law and Regulatory Services to ensure compliance under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) that prohibits the use of vaping products and smoking cannabis anywhere on school property.

  • A Public Health Nurse (PHN) is assigned to each publicly-funded school in Ottawa. The PHN is available to work with students, parents and school staff to determine the best ways to address vaping and cannabis in a school community.

The teen years are a time when your child may try using a vapour product and/or cannabis. Help them reflect on why they are using and turn it into a learning opportunity. For instance:

  • Be prepared. Make sure you have the facts about cannabis and vaping and plan a few points you want to share including setting expectations.

  • Start the conversation. Take advantage of opportunities such as taking a walk with your teen or using a recent news story. Talk to them about it and then listen to what they say.

  • Reach out for help. Visit or connect with a Public Health Nurse or parents on Facebook at You can also speak with a Public Health Nurse by calling 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687) Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or emailing

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