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Manifesting the Spirit: Trinity Lutheran School Week 2018

From Minute-To-Win-It, to enjoying Paddington 2 at the Cobb Theater downtown, a mock Color Run, the Orlando Science Center Mobile Lab stations in the gym sponsored by the PTL, dressing up with crazy hair or as mad scientists, the school Spelling Bee, or the...

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Round Ups and Round Tables on January 23

  As the 2018 New Year crept up upon us all, so also is the planning and preparation for the 2018-19 school year. On Tuesday, January 23 Trinity kicks-off the upcoming school year, which is sure to approach faster than most would think possible! Plan now to join the...

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Chapel Worship Answers the Question: “Why Christmas?”

While answers will vary on what Christmas is all about, our December Chapel services kept Trinity students well aware that Christmas cannot be reduced to what has become merely known as a series of “Happy Holidays.” Chapel worship focused on a series of Advent...

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Highlights from Trinity’s CDC

Patterns Leading Ladybugs take turns completing patterns at carpet time. They also learned about the five senses of Christmas which included senory experiences with (feel) pine needles, (taste) candycanes, (hear) jinglebells, (smell) cookies and (see) presents....

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Making Blankets for Students in Need

Garden of Adventure VPK students and teachers have been hard at work making no-sew fleece blankets for homeless children in Orange County Public Schools. This hands-on project was created so that the kids could have a deeper connection with and better understanding of...

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FCA Fridays – Lessons of Plenty

Students involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) on Fridays at Trinity recently explored the idea of “plenty.” Students discussed that when we have even just our basic needs met, that we actually have more than many others in the world, and that lack of...

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Another Great Pumpkin Patch

Because of this year’s Downtown Orlando Pumpkin Patch, Trinity’s Parent Teacher League was able to raise funds to support Trinity Lutheran School - Infants through Eighth grade. Our parents, teachers, volunteers, and guests were able to enjoy some cool crisp fall days...

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The Reformation Walk at Trinity Lutheran School

  On October 31, the world will recognize the achievements of Martin Luther, who 500 years ago started the Age of Reformation in Europe when he nailed 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. His 95 Theses were posted as points of debate...

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Learning about the Farm in PreK

The Garden of Discovery is learning about the farm this month:  crops, animals, chores and what we get from animals. The class has created a Farmers Market in their classroom to learn about the foods we get from farms. Noah's Ark is the Bible theme, and the kids...

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Gearing Up For Winter Sports

Fall sports are starting to wind down here at Trinity and it has been apparent in our students as they grow closer as classmates and friends.  Also, they’ve gotten better.  Our Vikings are becoming stronger with every practice and game. Now that they have had a nice warm-up in fall, it is time to start thinking about winter sports.

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Prayers and Action – Sending Love to Las Vegas

After recent events in Las Vegas, Trinity's 5/6 Religion class started talking about our response tragedy and the fear we experience. Many of our Trinity students connected to recent events in Las Vegas through the fear they still hold after the Pulse shootings here...

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FCA Update: Going Strong

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) at Trinity is going strong!  Students from Trinity, from local home schooling families, and from Lake Eola Charter School have been exploring scriptures which teach us about: seeking God with your whole heart, making your faith...

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Phonics Sounded Out: “f o n / i x” at Trinity

Trinity Lutheran School is in the midst of a three-year curriculum study, with the express aim to strengthen literacy skills of all students.  Following last year’s extensive work with the Writing Process and a focus on assessing Informational Writing, teacher attention is currently directed at Phonics Instruction.

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Hurricane Harvey: Gift Card Offering

  An opportunity of compassion awaits families of Trinity Lutheran School to reach across the miles from Orlando to Houston to help in the wake of the storms of Hurricane Harvey. Thousands of displaced families will be returning to homes and businesses to begin to...

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FCA Fridays Starts A New Year!

Trinity Lutheran Church and School hosted an incredible first day of FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) last Friday at Trinity! We had awesome volunteers and 44 kiddos from Trinity, Lake Eola Charter School, and home school, coming together to share God's love!...

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The Blessing of Backpacks

CDC and K-8 families packed Trinity Lutheran Church for Back-to-School Weekend.  The Back to School Open House events include special Opening Worship Services for our 400 students and their families every year. A favorite highlight of these worship services is the...

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PTL is Ready for the New School Year

  Whether you are new to Trinity Lutheran School or you have been here for years, we are kicking off a new year at an excellent school where our children will grow academically and be touched by the love of Christ. All parents of students enrolled in Trinity Lutheran...

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International Music Tea

This summer, the two to four year old children in Trinity Lutheran School's CDC took a musical "journey" around the world experiencing songs, books, dances, and snacks from seven different countries: USA (Hawaii), Germany, Holland, China, Mexico, Scotland, and Italy....

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Pay It Forward

During "Pay It Forward" week at Camp Trinity, students worked together to make some very special care packages for local children who are currently going through chemotherapy at the Florida Hospital's Children's Cancer wing. Trinity Campers enjoyed making personalized...

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Literacy Training at Trinity

How teachers spend their summers is as diverse as the children they teach in their classrooms during the school year. The International Literacy Association drew four Trinity teachers together this summer for a world-wide professional conference at the Orange County...

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Summer Campin’

Have you ever wanted to go to clown school? Have you ever met a peregrine falcon, or how about a screech owl named Lucy? What about watching medieval knights duel each other in a jousting tournament? Well, campers can experience all these things and more at Camp...

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A Gift To You: TLS Spring Concert

  The end is nigh! That's right. The school is drawing to a close. Pretty soon there will be classroom parties and graduations.  Final exams and final projects will be handed in and yearbooks full of memories will be gathering signatures and well wishes for the summer...

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Pinchin’ Pennies

This year's Penny Wars have finished. A grand total of $672.82 was raised in only 4 days!  As great as that number is that's not what counts in a Penny War; it's all about the points.  As with any good competition, there are rules for how to rack up all those penny...

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May Day Festival Fun 2017

  Trinity families enjoyed beautiful weather and raised money for our school at our second annual Spring May Day Festival on May 5. So many people donated their time, money, and talents to make this PTL-sponsored school fundraising event possible. The children of...

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Programming: Trinity

Trinity Lutheran School works to prepare students for the future, one of the many ways we are doing that is through programming and computer science lessons. This year is our first year working with Code.org and their Hour of Code program. Code.org “is a non-profit...

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What’s Happening at Trinity?

The Garden is Growing! Garden Blessing, Veggie Picking, Tasting & Salad Making...  The Trinity community gathered around the urban school garden this week for some fun, food, and fellowship! MayDay Festival is Tonight! Come out for an evening of fun on Trinity's...

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National Day Of Prayer 2017

“O Lord, Listen! O Lord, Forgive! O Lord, Hear and Act! For Your Sake, O My God...”- Daniel 9.19 (NIV) The students and staff of Trinity joined together in prayer for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4. The National Day of Prayer has grown to become a...

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Easter Fun at Trinity

The morning of Maundy Thursday was dedicated to walking Trinity's three year old, VPK and Kindergarten students through the events of Holy Week so they have a series of hands-on experiences connecting them to those events in history.  This is the second annual Easter...

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The Camp Trinity Experience

You are 9 years old, counting down the minutes for the very last bell of the school year to ring. Your heart is pounding, and you can barely sit still in your chair because your body is flowing with excitement. “Riiinggg” You jump out of your seat and head straight to...

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Celebrating Community Helpers

The Garden of Discovery classroom has had an exciting two weeks celebrating our amazing Community Helpers! Ms. Eryn Lawson came in to talk about what happens when we visit the doctors office.  She brought many goodies for us including a new stethoscope for each child!...

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