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Holy Trinity News

September 22, 2021

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Students at Holy Trinity School in Westfield celebrated World Peace Day with an outdoor program that featured prayers for peace and songs such as "Let There Be Peace on Earth," led by vocal instructor Samantha Gambuzza. Each grade made peace posters that were paraded through to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Wednesday, Sept. 8, was the first day of the academic calendar for Holy Trinity School in Westfield. The K-8 students arrived at the school, dutifully posed for pictures for their parents, and got reacquainted with friends. Principal Dr. Adele Ellis led the students in the ...

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WESTFIELD- On Sunday, June 6, Holy Trinity School’s second grade Girl Scouts of Brownie Troop 40839 and two sixth grade Boy Scouts from Troop 73 were honored by The Most Reverend Gregory J. Studerus, Auxiliary Bishop of Newark with Catholic Scouting Awards. The ceremony took place in the Cathedral ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Holy Trinity School placed 2nd overall for the school year in the Union County Catholic School League of Forensics. The league comprises six Catholic elementary schools in Union County. Despite the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. it was a terrific year for the students, both ...

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WESTFIELD-Holy Trinity School placed 2nd overall for the school year in the Union County Catholic School League of Forensics. The league is comprised of six Catholic elementary schools in Union County. Despite the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. it was a terrific year for the students, both ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Students in Holy Trinity start learning to write in cursive in the second half of second grade. As they progress through each grade level, cursive writing is used more than printing.  This year students from grades 3 to 8 participated in the 30th anniversary year of the ...

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WESTFIELD, JN -- On April 20, Mrs. Gribbin’s 7th and 8th Grade Literature students proudly shared poems with their parents in four separate virtual poetry readings. To celebrate April, as “Poetry Month,” and to celebrate the conclusion of the poetry unit, each student selected and presented a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- All students in Holy Trinity School learn the stories behind Holy Week, starting with Palm Sunday. Some of our youngest students in PreK-3 and PreK-4 had a wonderful visit on Monday, March 22 with Holy Trinity Church pastor, Father Anthony Randazzo, as he shared Jesus’ journey ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ:- As we moved the clock hands forward an hour on March 14, the fifth and sixth grade students of Holy Trinity School participated in the 2021 PI Day Memory Challenge sponsored by Mometrix. Students were asked to recite as many digits of PI as they could in 30 seconds. Although our ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- As the Holy Trinity School community continues to observe Lent by participating in acts of service, the eighth grade students created Easter baskets to be distributed to children who are less fortunate through Saint Joseph’s Social Services in Elizabeth. “We all decided how much ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Celebrating the 100 days of school this year was very special indeed for the students of Holy Trinity. The students in Kindergarten, First and Second Grades celebrated 100 days of in-person full days of school the first week of March. The celebrations included building challenges ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Holy Trinity Students started the Lenten season on Ash Wednesday, February 17, with a prayer service and ashes distributed by Fr. Anthony, Dr. Ellis, Mrs. Green, and Mrs. Skrupskis. Many grade levels and classes have prepared for the Lenten journey with acts of kindness, gratitude, ...

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Holy Trinity School measures student academic performance through the use of NWEA’s MapGrowth testing. MapGrowth, an online standardized testing program, is given three times a year; early October, end of January, and end of May.  The student scores provide real time information on individual ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ-- As part of service for Catholic Schools Week, the students at Holy Trinity School created cards for the military, a senior nursing home, and patients at Children's Specialized Hospital. Grades PreK to Grade 3 created Get well cards for Children's Specialized Hospital. Mrs.

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WESTFIELD, NJ --  The last week of January into the first week of February is National Catholic Schools Week. This year’s theme is, “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.” An Open House by appointment only held on January 31 was well attended. Students will celebrate this week with daily ...

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WESTFIELD - Each school year, a member of the graduating class is chosen as the Outstanding Catholic School Graduate. The criteria includes; enrollment in the school for at least the last two years, displays superior academic achievement, and exemplifies Catholic values in word and deed.  There ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Mrs. Maloney’s sixth grade science classes used the scientific method, deductive reasoning, critical thinking, and a whole lot of fun in this week’s experiment. Students worked together to create good old-fashioned paper airplanes from a variety of different weighted types of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Holy Trinity School students returned to school on January 4 to find some building upgrades. During the Christmas break, a chairlift was installed for disabled students, new gates for the Watterson Street entrances, and a new fence for the First Street main entrance. The new gates ...

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Holy Trinity School announced the winners of its 7th and 8th grade Trimester Projects, a Shark Tank-like competition in which students present their product ideas, which then are voted on by their peers. The winners were: Emma Jules (8A), who presented Kleanumal products -- wipes, masks and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Using her talents as a crafts artist and a budding entrepreneur, 7th grader Sierra Warjanka created Christmas ornaments that have been sold at Holy Trinity as a fundraiser. "Teachers and the school community have been buying them. I have mine," said principal Dr. Adele Ellis.

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Holy Trinity School organized a gift donation and gathered gifts to donate to families in need for the holidays.  "Each year several of our classes sponsor a gift drive for those less fortunate," said principal Dr. Adele Ellis. "This year, PreK-3, PreK-4, and Kindergarten ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Many first graders spend their year learning to read books. However, at Holy Trinity School in Westfield, the young students in Ms. McEwen’s and Mrs. Murphy’s 1st grade classes actually wrote and illustrated their own book, "The Spirit of Christmas," which was published last ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- New this school year, our middle school students in grades 5 through 8 have the opportunity to participate in a newly created Forensics club. Mrs. Caroline Ponterio and Ms. Karin Searson, fifth grade teachers, moderate the club. The students in the club participate in the Union ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Catholics around the world celebrate All Saints Day on Nov. 1 honoring many of the saints of the church. Traditionally, Holy Trinity school first and eighth grade students work together to host an annual Parade of Saints. At least one eighth grade student is matched with one first ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Holy Trinity School in Westfield held its socially distant trick-or-treating indoors on Friday, Oct. 30. "We wanted to have trick-or-treating, and we wanted it to be safe," said principal Dr. Adele Ellis, who dressed like a queen for Halloween.  The term Halloween is the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- It’s not as easy to see the upturned mouth, but the smiles from the staff and students of Holy Trinity School are truly visible through the shining eyes and cheery voices. Holy Trinity School opened for five full days with a remote option for students to return on September ...

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