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How Are You God’s Light?

In Chapel this past week we were blessed by a visit from Mr. Mark Brink, our LCMS FL-GA District Executive Director of School & Youth Ministries. Mr. Brink shared a message about being God’s light in chapel. After returning to the classroom, Trinity's Kindergarten...

A Day at Driftwood

Lightning turned us back from the Okefenokee Swamp yesterday, yet with plenty of activities back at camp, the learning and fun didn't stop at Driftwood. Our fearless leader Jake first brought us indoors for studies of microscopic plankton, sea creatures at the bottom...

Cascarones! Celebrating Easter in Spanish Classes

This past week in Trinity Lutheran School's Spanish classes, Ms. Watkins taught students how to share an Easter blessing with one another by way of a Mexican tradition using Cascarones. The tradition involves taking confetti-filled eggs, and cracking them over the...

VPK Reenacts the Last Supper

This week in the Garden of Exploration VPK Classroom children experienced a beautiful reenactment of the Last Supper, or as one student called it, "the very last dinner."  Lead by their teachers, these precious little ones were guided through the events of Maundy...

What’s the Four-Way Test

What's the four way test? It's a simple four-question tool to evaluate the value of the of the things we think, say or do. Rotarians world-wide use it as a "moral code" for personal and business relationships. This simple reminder for evaluating the things...

VPK Students Create a Gratitude Tree

This week when Pastor Doug was visiting in the CDC classrooms, he spent some time with the VPK classes. While they were working on a craft project, he talked with them about Jesus. He explained how God loves us so much that he sent His one and only Son to forgive our...

Honk! Honk! Beep! Beep! Another Great with Dozens of Trucks at Touch-a-Truck

Another fantastic year for Trinity's Downtown Orlando Touch-a-Truck event.  The smiling faces, honking horns and squeals of delight were proof of that! Children and parents - drivers and volunteers all enjoyed the event and had a blast spending the morning walking...

There’s No Place Like Home: Trinity’s Production of The Wizard Of Oz Was a Sellout Hit!

Last night students from Trinity's Middle Schoolers, under the direction of Mrs. Strohshsien, delighted attendees with their rendition of the classic story of Dorothy, and her trip through the land of Oz.  The students have been working with Mrs. Strohshein for almost...

Seussical Silliness 2018

Dress Up Days “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun but you have to know how.”  Creative Art Projects “Think left and think right and think low and...

Here’s Every Chalk-Covered Picture We Took At This Year’s Viking Challenge: Color Run!

Last week Pre-k through 8th graders participated in our Viking Challenge Color Run.  Students ran, jumped, skipped, hopped, and dodged plumes of blue and pink chalk as they stayed active to help raise funds for their school. To help support Trinity's Viking Challenge,...

Living As Ambassadors, Growing As Athletes, Playing As Vikings!

  What a season! While our Vikings strive to excel at many sports, Basketball seems to be the sport taken most seriously. With the highest stakes, Basketball the longest season we have, with the most games. It’s a test of endurance for our athletes as they condition...

The $50,000 Viking Challenge

The students of Trinity Lutheran School challenge you to donate as we “Manifest the Spirit!” Help us follow the advice of Dr. Seuss, so all “can find the magic wherever you look, sit back, relax, all you need is a book!” Trinity’s Magic of Reading literacy initiative...

100 Days | 100 Ways

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Lending A Helping Hand During The Season Of Giving

Throughout the year, TLS students visit people in need as school service projects. The following narratives express student reflections about recent experiences at the Ronald McDonald House and Second...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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.