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AMBASSADORS

Trinity Catholic’s Student Ambassadors is an organization of junior and senior students who are the direct representatives of the TCHS student body to the outside community.  These students promote TCHS through their passion for the school and by inspiring others to be a part of the school community.  Student Ambassadors conduct tours at Open Houses, assist the Advancement Office at special events, work with the Stamford Catholic middle and elementary schools throughout the year at their special events, and assist the TCHS community as the need arises throughout the year.

Membership: Open to juniors and seniors who demonstrate leadership, service, commitment to school, school spirit, enthusiasm, excellent verbal skills, good behavior and effort, attendance and punctuality. Ambassadors are selected based on their application.
Moderator: Mr. John DeBenedictis, Admissions Director

ANIMAL OUTREACH CLUB

The Animal Outreach Club offers an ASPCA instructional program on curelty to animals and helps animals in need through drives and fundraising. The Human Society of Westchester at New Rochelle provides opportunities for club members to become members of their Junior Volunteer Program.  

Promoting awareness that animals are also God's creatures, the Club will hold a yearly blessing of the animals.

Membership: All TCHS students
Moderator: Ms. Grace Lohr, International Students Coordinator 

ART & PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

The Art and Photography Club is a gathering of students who practice, experiment and focus on their individual aims and/or school projects. Students share information on art, technology, art websites, art shows in other areas, classes from other art schools and more.

MembershipAll TCHS Students
Moderator: Solage Gomez

BUSINESS CLUB - CRUSADER CORNER STORE

The Business Club provides an opportunity for students to learn about business, economics and entrepreneurship. This is applied through hands-on activities to run the school store, Crusaders Corner. Students have an opportunity to work in all aspects of running a business including design &purchasing, sales, marketing & promotion, human resources & communications, website, finance, and community service. While there is a full club monthly meeting, participation is flexible around students' other athletic and club activities. The Business Club and Crusaders Corner will satisfy customers with dedication, honesty and cooperation as a student-run team of creative, diligent and determined young individuals.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderators: Mrs. Oonagh Petrizzi & Mrs. Natalie Raduazzo

CAMPUS MINISTRY CLUB

The Campus Ministry Club is a team of students who work with the chaplain to bring the Catholic faith to every aspect of school life. From helping to plan retreats to preparing school Masses, from service trips to Adoration, Campus Ministry is for kids who want to go deeper in their own friendship with Christ while evangelizing their peers through fun, innovative and exciting events and outreach.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Father Joseph Gill

CHESS CLUB

The Chess Club fosters critical thinking, discipline and good sportsmanship through the game of chess. Although the club meets weekly, there is the opportunity for members to practice their skills each day after school. The club takes part in competitions against other high schools throughout the year as well as the State Championships in Hartford during the month of March.

Membership: Open to all TCHS Students of varied chess playing abilities (beginner to expert)
Moderator: Mr. Ralph Brancadoro

CHOIR

Choir is open to any student who likes to sing. We have the Trinity Singers who perform at Mass and our performarnce choir, The Triquetra.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Ms. Vicky Crilly

CRUSADERS FOR LIFE

Crusaders For Life is a Christ-centered student community dedicated to enriching and promoting Catholic faith and values in our school, our community and society, including the right to life and dignity of the human person from birth to natural death.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Mr. Ralph Brancadoro

CRUSADER PLAYERS - TCHS Theater Club

click here for Membership form to the TCHS Crusader Players Theater Club

The drama program at TCHS encourages any and all students to participate and enhance their singing, acting and dancing abilities. It allows students to be on stage and behind the scenes. Members will perform in a Broadwday production put on at TCHS in the early Winter and another in the Spring. For more information go to our website at www.crusaderplayers.org or contact us at admin@crusaderplayers.org.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Ms. Katie Sica

EARS FOR YEARS

Ears for Years was started in 2012 by Grace O'Brien. The TCHS chapter works with a nonprofit organization devoted to bringing solar-powered hearing aids to deaf children in developing countries around the world.

The group also educates people about the importance of hearing aids in early childhood education and hearing issues in children of developing countries.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Ms. Rachel Tarczali 

ENGINEERING CLUB

Trinity Catholic's Engineering Club is home of the 2014 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest New England Regional Champions. Students interested in engineering, robotics and mechanics are encouraged to join other students in exploring their STEM passions.

Membership: All TCHS Students

ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB

The Environmental Club seeks to make Trinity Catholic students more informed about environmentalism and recycling. The club meets weekly to discuss recycling efforts, recycling shifts, recycling education and fund-raising efforts.

Membership: All TCHS Students

GO CLUB

GO is an ancient Chinese abstract strategy board game for two players in which the goal is to surround more territory than the opponent. It requires, and improves, intelligence and logical thinking. It looks simple, but is extremely difficult to master.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Mr. Sandy Punturiero 

NEWSPAPER - THE CRUSADER

The newspaper is for anyone who loves writing, wants to learn how to become a better writer and/or wishes to get expereience as a journalist.  Staff members have the option of choosing their own stories about school, local, national or world news, although cases can be assigned if the staff member desires.  Those with a passion for photography are also encouraged to join The Crusader staff.

Membership: All TCHS Students

MULTI-CULTURAL CLUB

The Multi-Cultural Club fosters understanding of different cultures and celebrates diversity through varied activities, programs and field trips. In addition, the club sponsors and coordinates the annual Multicultural Dinner. 

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderators: Ms. Solage Gomez & Ms. Eva DiPalma

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

The Sedes Sapientiae Chapter of the National Honor Society is an honorary society that provides service to the school and the community.

Membership: Juniors and Seniors are selected per the guidelines of the national organization based on character, leadership, service, and academics.
Moderators: Mrs. Alycia Crane & Mr. James Henkel

POET’S & WRITERS CLUB

Poet’s & Writers Club meets each week and allows students to write, listen to and publicize written and oral forms of writing while developing camaraderie and friendship.

Membership: All TCHS Students

POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB

Anyone who loves talking or listening to discussions concerning local, national and world politics should join the Political Science Club.  The club encourages people with all political beliefs to come and discuss issues that matter to them.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Ms. Joann DeMassa

STUDENT COUNCIL

Members are elected by the student body to serve the student body. Members must meet grade requirements and be present at meetings. Some examples of the projects/events the Student Council is involved in are the annual food drive, toy drive, homecoming activities, community reach out programs, dances, fundraising, elections, the annual Walkathon, as well as new ventures as proposed each year by council members.

Class Officers are responsible for representing their grade at Student Council meetings working with their class moderators to carry out traditional activities for their class, plan new activities for their grade and to foster class spirit and identity.

Membership: After meeting eligibility requirements, members are elected by their peers
Moderators: Mrs. Katrina Egan & Ms. Becca Corso

TEENAGE PEACEWORKS

A student-led program that recognizes the importance of teen leadership and advocacy.  It provides prevention education and gives teens here at TCHS the opportunity to stand up against teen dating violence, an issue that affects so many teens in our communities.  The program focuses on the importance of maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships and teaches empathy, tolerance, self-awareness and respect.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Ms. Katrina Egan

TECH CREW

Students in the Tech Crew are the background support for the Crusader Players productions, school assemblies and events.  If you have an interest in production management, lighting, sound management or any of the other areas involving the technical side of production, this is the club for you.

Membership: All TCHS Students

TRI M MUSIC HONOR SOCIETY

This program is part of the National Association for Music Education, which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy.  There are more than 1,750 chapters across 50 states and around the globe, involving more than 70,000 students in grades 6 through 12.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Ms. Vicky Crilly

YEARBOOK CLUB

Students on the yearbook staff learn skills in layout, design, writing, editing, photography and graphics as they work on the annual edition of the Trinity Catholic Yearbook, The Witness.

Membership: All TCHS Students
Moderator: Mrs. Brenna Capriotti

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