Trinity Catholic School will hold an open house from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 115 E. Fifth St. in Oswego.
The open house is designed for parents in the community who are interested in enrolling their children for the 2012-2013 school year. Parents will be able to meet the teachers, tour the building, and speak to parents of current Trinity students.
Application packets will be available, and refreshments will be served.
Trinity Catholic School serves students in pre-school through grade six. Students in the three-year-old Pre-K program may enroll in a two-day or three-day program. Four-year-old Pre-K students have a choice of a three-day or five-day program. Kindergarten is a full-day program.
Trinity’s Latchkey program is available both before and after school hours. All students, Pre-K through grade six, may participate in the Latchkey program.
All students at Trinity, including Pre-K students, participate in art, music, library, and physical education classes on a weekly basis. Foreign language is taught to students in grades three through six. Technology classes are offered to students in kindergarten through grade 6. Instrumental music is available beginning in fourth grade. Remedial reading is also available for those students who need a little extra help.
Trinity Catholic serves students from across Oswego County. While the majority of students are from the Oswego community, students from Fulton, Mexico, and Hannibal also attend Trinity. Transportation is provided at no cost to families through the students’ home school districts.
One of Trinity Catholic’s greatest strengths is its commitment to small class sizes. Classes are capped at 20, and a waiting list is started if more students are interested in enrolling. By keeping the classes small in number, teachers are able to provide true individual instruction. Students who grasp the curriculum easily can be challenged with more advanced material, while those who need assistance are easily given attention. This past school year, the valedictorian and salutatorian of Oswego High School were both Trinity graduates, demonstrating the solid academic preparation that Trinity students receive.
Students at Trinity are able to participate in a number of challenging activities throughout the school year, including the Rite-Aid Drug Quiz, Battle of the Books, Scripps Spelling Bee, and the annual Science Fair. In addition, Trinity offers many family-oriented events, including the grandparents lunch, harvest feast, winter yard sale and barbecue, spring fun fling, and a sledding party. Students, teachers, parents, and even grandparents all band together to create a genuine family atmosphere in the school, where everyone knows, supports, and helps each other.
For more information, call the school at 343-6700, e-mail Principal Joseph Lazarski at jlazarski@syrdio cese.org, or visit the school’s extensive website at www.oswegotrinity catholic.org
Photo Caption: Trinity Catholic School students enjoy having a story read to them during library time.