Holy Trinity Diocesan High School
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|Holy Trinity Diocesan High School
Home of the Titans
Front of Holy Trinity Diocesan High School
|98 Cherry Lane
Hicksville, Nassau, New York 11801
|Type||[Roman Catholic], Coeducational|
|Motto||A Special Time, Place and Spirit|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic;
|Principal||Ms. Kathleen Moran|
|Chaplain||Fr. John McCarthy|
|Average class size||25–28|
|Color(s)||Green and White|
|Slogan||"How High School Should Be"|
2013 - 2014 CHSAA AA State Champions Basketball
2x CHSAA Class A Intersectional Champions Lacrosse (2015-16, 2016-17)CHSAA Class AA 2nd place Football (2016-17)
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools|
|School fees||$250 to $450 Registration Fee (2014–2015)|
|Admissions Director||Mr. Frank Vega|
|Athletic Director||Mr. Christopher Hardardt|
|Diocese||Diocese of Rockville Centre|
Holy Trinity High School is a co-educational learning environment located centrally in Hicksville, Nassau County, New York on Long Island. Education is based on New York State Education Standards with a strong emphasis on Religious Studies as well. It is operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre. It is particularly well known for its Performing Arts Department and theatrical performances.
HTHS was selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the outstanding high schools in the nation. It is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. Holy Trinity has Regents exams in the following subject areas: Integrated Algebra, Math B, Global History and Geography, US History, English, Spanish, French, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science, Physics.
- Guidance Resource Center using the COIN Career Community electronically links students, high schools and colleges for career and financial aid exploration and direct application for college admission.
- Comprehensive Visual Arts Program includes fine art, commercial art, computer graphics, CAD (Computer-Aided Drafting) and architectural design.
Over 400 computers are available to students in networked labs, the library media center, classrooms, and the Guidance Resource Center; all have Internet access in the school's fully wired facility. Electronic Doorway Library supporting 27 networked databases, permitting online catalog search, interlibrary loan, and electronic information retrieval available 24 hours/7 days per week.
Advanced Placement and College Level Courses
Holy Trinity has a wide variety of AP (Advanced Placement) courses available to students who qualify: AP World History, AP US History, AP Government and Politics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry (2008–2009 school year), AP Physics B, AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature, AP English Language, AP Spanish.
These classes require rigorous work and studying in preparation for the national AP exam which is held in early May. Many requirements must be met to take an AP class. Averages and ability are major components as to whether or not students get into the program.
Holy Trinity offers college courses in which students can earn college credits from St. John's University: Spanish, English, French, St. John's University Art Program, Economics. These are college level courses. Students taking them are expected to maintain certain averages and complete all components of the course.
In addition to a students "core credit classes," each student is required to take four years of religious education. Courses cover all aspects of religion from theology to morality. Students can take what they learn in the classroom and carry it with them throughout their lives.
Performing Arts program
The Performing Arts program offers the arts as part of the curriculum towards either Regents or Honors diplomas. Students study dance and theater (or band) in place of gym and visual arts, with one year of theater arts substituted for choir.
In the early 2000s, Holy Trinity put on the first high school production of Les Misérables in the world.
The Fine Arts Camp runs for grades 6 through 9 or 10.
The athletic camps run for kids in grades 3 or 4 through high school. Offered sports are: Football, Baseball, Softball, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Volleyball, Cheerleading, Wrestling, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer.
Holy Trinity has numerous sports teams for both boys and girls. The teams include Baseball, Softball, Cross Country, Boys Spring Track, Girls Spring Track, Boys Winter Track, Girls Winter Track, Boy Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Boys Swimming, Girls Swimming, Boys Volleyball, Girls Volleyball, Boys Golf, Girls Golf, Boys Bowling, Girls Bowling, Cheerleading, Football, Girls Badminton, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Girls Gymnastics, Kickline, and Wrestling.
School awards and achievements
- The University of the State of New York Board of Regents (Accreditation)
- Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (Accreditation)
- United States Department of Education (Accreditation)
- Presidential Award of Excellence-Exemplary Secondary School (Award)
- Winner of 2012 Long Island Press' "Best of Long Island" poll: Best High School Spirit, Best Catholic School, Best Principal & Best Teacher
- Shana Cox – track and field sprinter
- Matt Doherty – men's college basketball coach
- Ralph Perretta – professional NFL player
- Ryan Colucci - film producer/director
- Jean Shafiroff – philanthropist and socialite
- Jenna Ushkowitz – cast member of Glee
- Sal Valentinetti – finalist on America's Got Talent, season 11
- MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Archived from the original on July 12, 2009. Retrieved May 27, 2009.
- "Team Pages - Holy Trinity Diocesan High School". holytrinityhs.org. Retrieved 2017-04-19.