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Upper School Back to School

All new-to-Trinity Middle and Upper School parents are cordially invited to a Welcome to Trinity reception at the home of Chip and Desirée Denton on Thursday, August 24, from 5:30–7:00 p.m.


Upper School Orientation | Monday, August 21
10:15 a.m. | Ninth Grade Book Pickup | Lobby of the Upper School
10:30 a.m. | Ninth Grade Meeting | Upper School
10:30 a.m. | Grades 10–12 Book Pickup | Lobby of the Upper School
11 a.m.–12 noon | Grades 9–12 Meeting | The HUB
12 noon–1 p.m. | Upper School Lunch | All Students and Faculty | Outside of the Gym
(Please note: This event is for Upper School students and faculty only. There will be other food trucks available for Upper School parents on campus.)

Food Truck Rodeo and Info Fair
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Middle School Students and Parents, Upper School Parents | Outside of The HUB
Food will be available for purchase from Dang Good Dogs, SoomSoom Pita Pockets, and LocoPops. There will be an information fair on all things Trinity!

Stop by these Info Fair tables: Athletics, School Nurse, Athletic Trainer, Business Office, Trinity Clubs, Trinity Parent Organization, Trinity Lions on Campus, Veracross Parent Portal, Trinity Music and Band, School and College Counselors, Trinity Fund, Head of School, Student Learning and Support Services, Blue and Gold Auction, and Hot Lunch.


Class Trips
The Upper School launches the new year with our fall class trips. In almost all cases, advisors and their advisees participate on the same trip. The seniors leave for their trip on Tuesday, August 22, and all others depart on Wednesday, August 23. All four grades return by late afternoon Friday, August 25. Virgilla Gist, Assistant to the Director of Upper School, will email parents on Friday, August 25, with information about each trip’s actual return time. Please help us uphold our no-cellphone policy and ensure that your student leaves his or hers at home.

Freshmen: Rockfish Camp, near Fayetteville, NC
Sophomores: Camp Living Water, Bryson City, NC
Juniors: Cap Albemarle, Kure Beach, NC
Seniors: Camp Tekoa, Hendersonville, NC

All students will need sleeping bags, modest swimsuits, and knock-around clothes (Trinity's dress code applies).


Departure Dates and Times
Tuesday, August 22

Grade 12 departs for Camp Tekoa at 9:30 a.m. (students should arrive at Trinity no later than 9:00 a.m.).

Wednesday, August 23
Grade 10 departs for Camp Living Water at 7:45 a.m. (students should arrive at Trinity no later than 7:15 a.m.). Lower and Middle School carpool will begin at 7:45 a.m., and we will make every effort to depart from campus ahead of carpool.

Grade 11 departs for Camp Albemarle at 9:00 a.m. (students should arrive at Trinity no later than 8:30 a.m.).

Grade 9 departs for Rockfish Camp at 9:30 a.m. (students should arrive at Trinity no later than 9:00 a.m.).