Important Update! K-3 In-Person Learning begins September 8, 2020

Dear Trinity Family, In our September 2nd update I shared that, “As of last Monday (August 31), the metrics were met for K-3 for the required three week time period.  ...we want to continue to monitor the numbers past the Labor Day holiday weekend. We would also like to see a few weeks of consistently seeing met standards before we re-open to the grades that would be eligible to return.  This will allow us to avoid, as much as we can, the roller coaster ride of opening in-person and returni...
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School Update – September 2

Dear Trinity Family,We give our God all the thanks and praise for a smooth opening by all accounts yesterday (September 1).  All supplies and devices were picked up by our students in grades 3-12.  The grades 3-7 cohorts had all students present.  Our Emergency Childcare program (ECE all-day, half-day, and the KDG to age 12 cohorts) had a wonderful day as well. When our students are present, the energy returns to campus. Trinity's Reaction to Current State Covid Numbers&...
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Re-open update – Aug 19

Dear Trinity Family,It is hard to believe that school will open in less than two weeks.  Our campus has been a hub of activity as we prepare to begin the 62nd year of school ministry here at Trinity.  I have a few updates to share with you, with some additional information about what the first week of school will look like. We thank God for you and your child(ren).  Our faculty and staff are looking forward to a great year, trusting in our God for His guidance, direction, ...
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Re-open update – Aug 14

Dear Trinity Family, As we continue to examine the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), Ready Schools, Safe Learners Version 3.7.4 August 11, 2020, we are exploring the possibility of being able to provide Limited In-Person Instruction on campus in the afternoon. Our goal is to provide some face-to-face time for social-emotional support for our students. In order to provide this service, Trinity will be required to maintain multiple guidelines from ODE, including the priorit...
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Re-open update – Aug 12

August 12, 2020 Dear Trinity Family, This past Tuesday, we received further updates from the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and Governor Brown's office regarding the re-opening guidelines, Ready Schools, Safe Learners Version 3.7.4 August 11, 2020. We had been hopeful that private schools' restrictions would be "relaxed," but that was not the case. As you know, we have also been tracking the Deschutes County and State of Oregon metrics to determine whether we will open "in-pe...
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Re-open update – Aug 5

Dear Trinity Family,Thank you for all the support our office has received this past week from our parent community.  While we all desire for our entire student body to be on campus All Day / Every Day, that will not be possible as we start the 2020/2021 school year for grades 4-12. Due to current regulations and Covid-19 statistics we know that starting September 1, Grades 4-12 will be online through the first quarter of the school year (Oct 30).We still have hope that D...
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Re-open update – July 29

July 29, 2020Dear Trinity Family,Over the past week, more additional information regarding the safe re-opening of schools here in Oregon has been released by Governor Brown and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).  Governor Brown on Tuesday, July 28, announced that when counties and the state meet certain metrics, schools will be allowed to start their in-person instruction for all grade levels. The combined targets from her announcement are as follows for Coun...
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Re-open update-July 22

Dear Trinity family, I hope this finds you safe and enjoying the warm days with your families. In our last update, I stated that today, July 22, Trinity would release more information concerning our plans for opening in-person learning this September. As some of you may know, Governor Brown held a press conference this morning announcing new Statewide rules to combat Covid-19. In response to these new policies, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has also updated its gui...
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Covid-19 & 2020-2021 School Update

Dear Trinity family,Thank you for your considerable support in ending the 2019/2020 school year.  It will be a year we all remember for our lifetime.If you still have items to return to school, the office is open on Wednesdays from 9a-1p, June 24 and July 1.  The office hours will expand starting on July 6.  We will be open daily from 8:20a-12:30p.An Update Regarding the 2020/2021 School YearTrinity’s leadership is in the process of putting together a more detailed plan that ...
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From the Executive Director & Senior Pastor

Dear Trinity family, We know if our God could give us a picture of exactly what the 2020/2021 school year looks like things would seem a lot easier, but that would require no faith on our part. Throughout this pandemic, we lean into Him even more and trust Him for guidance and direction. That being said, Trinity's leadership has been diligently working on various plans that we can implement regardless of the scenario we face in August. Our number one priority as we approach the reopening of...
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