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Metamorphosis



The transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly is one of extraordinary wonder. Imagine the delight when our kindergarten students recently had the opportunity to watch the full metamorphic cycle unfold within their own classroom! In their study of butterflies, the students collected milkweed leaves with caterpillars attached. Unbeknownst to them, tiny eggs were also hiding on the leaves. Additional caterpillars hatched from those eggs, formed chrysalises, and eventually produced monarch butterflies. The students witnessed a total of five butterflies emerging from their chrysalises. The graceful insects flew around the room, alighting on the heads and shoulders of students. Later, the students released the butterflies so they could complete their southern migration.

It is no surprise that the life cycle of a butterfly is often used as a metaphor for human development. It is such a privilege to witness the transformation of students from children into young men and women who are prepared to move on to the next phase of their lives.

Kindergarten students admire one of the monarch butterflies before releasing it outside.

Spiritual Emphasis Day was recently held for our Elementary students. A guest speaker shared a message in chapel, followed by games on the field, a time of prayer, and a picnic lunch.

Our middle school choir is becoming known for visiting classrooms to serenade their fellow students.

As the sun was coming over the hills, the Trinity community joined together for worship and prayer at the annual See You at the Pole gathering.

An illusionist with a life-giving message, guest speaker Jason Alvarado addressed middle and high school students about the impact of choices.

Our Warrior Marching Band has had its own metamorphosis over the past few years. They recently wowed the audience at the Fairmont Senior High School Band Spectacular.

Here’s a sneak peek at the newest addition to our high school sports program! Join these girls in supporting the Trinity JV football team on Monday, September 29th for our first home game. The Warrior Marching Band is sure to put on a great half-time show, too!

Marjorie Weiner, Senior Outreach Educator for the PlastiVan program, commanded science students’ attention with her engaging presentation about the plastics industry.

 

 

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