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HTEA is a Common Sense Signature School
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy is the first school in Florida to receive certification by Common Sense Media as a "Signature School" for educating its students in digital citizenship, the responsible and appropriate use of technology!

Read the full story in Space Coast Daily

Holy Trinity still in the lead!

HTEA Athletics Number 1 in Class 3A
The winter season is complete and HTEA remains in the lead for the Class 3A Florida High School Athletic Association Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup all-sports standings!

Read the full story in Florida Today

HTEA Technology in the ClassroomHoly Trinity Episcopal Academy Director of Information Technology Mrs. Bearden and third grade teacher Ms. Schultz share their experience with and knowledge of technology in the classroom and connecting technology with students during an interview on NPR.

Read the article and listen to the soundbite on NPR

Basketball Among the Best in the State

HTEA Boys Varsity Basketball
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Varsity Boys Basketball is ranked among the best in the state this week by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops! 

Read the full story in Florida Today

Go Tigers!



District Champs!
HTEA Soccer
HTEA Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys Soccer are District Champions! The Lady Tigers defeated the Ft. Meade Miners 8-0 and the boys followed suit with a 4-3 win over the Pine School. All teams played hard and deserve a hardy congratulations! Next on the Tigers' hit list is Regionals! 

Girls Soccer - Read the full story in Polk Preps

Boys Soccer - Read the full story in Florida Today

Twitter in the Classroom
Mrs. Williams class is back in the news for their Twitter shenanigans! The 9th Grade Pre-AP English students made the front page of the Florida Today newspaper in an article about Mrs. Williams' innovative use of technology in the classroom written by Florida Today education writer, Mackenzie Ryan. Students tweet their discussions on topics like Shakespeare on their smart phones with the hashtag #htpreapwms and discuss those tweets and in-person comments during class. 

Read the full story in Florida Today

Jace Hogan '14 Surpasses 1000 Points!
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Senior, Jace Hogan reached a milestone in his basketball career Thursday night against rival MCC. He scored 27 points, putting him past the 1000 points mark! Way to go Jace!

Read the full story in Florida Today

HTEA Athletics is No. 1!
HTEA Athletics Number 1 in Class 3A
HTEA Athletics are currently ranked first in Class 3A in the Florida High School Sports Association Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Awards Point Standings! We are so proud of all our student athletes, and look forward to doing equally well in the winter and spring sports.

Read full story in Space Coast Daily


Girls Soccer Soars!
soccerWith an 8-0 win and the playoff game stopped due to the mercy rule at halftime, HTEA Girls Soccer easily defeated Masters Academy and is looking forward to facing St. Edward’s in Districts on Friday! They're hoping to win their second district title in a row! Go Tigers!

Read the full story in Florida Today
J'V'on Butler '15 Goes All-State
All-State Football News: Congratulations to HTEA Junior, J'V'on Butler on being named to the Class 3A first team! 

Read the full story on Florida Today

Tigers Dominate
HTEA Basketball Undefeated
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Varsity Basketball defeated the War Eagles 91 - 64 and quickly followed it with a 83 - 47 victory over Melbourne Central Catholic! In both games, the Tigers came out strong and grabbed an early lead. They held on to that lead throughout the games and remain undefeated!

Read the Florida Today Article on the War Eagles game

Read the Florida Today Articl eon the MCC game 
Innovative Instruction
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy English teacher Valerie Williams employs social media as an innovative new teaching strategy. Mrs. Williams' English students discuss Shakespeare on Twitter using hashtags #HTPreAPWMS and #APHTWMS.

Read the full story on Florida Today

Volleyball Senior Showcase

HTEA Volleyball
Congratulations to Megan Moisand, Gabby Dixon, and Chelsea Pruitt! They have been selected to participate with the Spacecoast's top senior volleyball players in the Brevard County Senior Volleyball Showcase representing the South team!

Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy will host the event this year. It will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM and all proceeds will benefit the Brevard Schools Foundation.

Read the full story in Spacecoast Daily

State Champs! Again!
HTEA Cross Country State ChampionsHoly Trinity Episcopal Academy Cross Country boys and girls teams take States! Both teams dominated the competition this year and were crowned State Champions! Julie Wollrath won her third consecutive state title for the girls and Andrew Cacciatore came in 2nd for the boys! We're so proud of all of you!

Read the full story in Florida Today

Tigers in the Playoffs!

HTEA Homecoming FootballOur Tigers are ranked #9 and an unexpected contender in the High School Football Playoffs this year! Coach Ainsley is proud of his team for never giving up despite being a team consisting of many new players who had never before played their position. Tomorrow night is Senior Night and Adopt-A-Tiger Football Player! Next week: THE PLAYOFFS!

Read the full Story on Florida Today

Mr. Tiger Golf Champ and Athlete of the Week

Kerry Sweeney - HTEA Mr. Tiger and Golf ChampHTEA's Mr. Tiger, Kerry Sweeney '14 won the District 1A Boys Golf State Title AND was named the Bright House Sports Network Athlete of the Week! Congratulations Kerry!

Read the full article on BHSN

HTEA Cross Country Sweeps Regionals!

Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy boys and girls Cross Country teams won the championships at the Class 1A Region 3! Julie Wolrath came in first as the Girls 1A Regional winner and Andrew Cacciatore came in first for individuals! Way to go Tigers!
HTEA Cross Country Wins Regionals

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Volleyball Advances to Regional Semifinals

HTEA Volleyball
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Girls Volleyball wins again to advance in the regional tournament! With a 25-20, 23-25, 25-20, 25-20 win against Trinity Prep, the Lady Tigers move on to the Semi-finals to face Lake Highland Prep.

Read the full story in Florida Today

Homecoming Victory!
HTEA Homecoming Victory 2013

In Friday's Homecoming Game, Holy Trinity defeats First Academy 14 - 12 and Katherine Hess '14 is crowned this year's Homecoming Queen! The Tigers came back from a 12 - 0 deficit at Halftime to bring in two third quarter touchdowns and keep the Royals from scoring again for the remainder of the game.

Read the full story in Florida Today

Check out the Game Photos

Golfers Take the Title!

The Holy Trinity Girls & Boys both won their District Golf Tournaments!! This is a first District trophy for our girls team!!

Both teams will continue to the Regional Tournament on Monday, October 21 at Suntree Country Club. Go Tigers!

Link to video on Florida Today:

Tigers Take Down Cocoa Beach Minutemen!
football win over cocoa beachHoly Trinity Episcopal Academy Varsity Football defeats Cocoa Beach 34 - 13 Friday, September 27.

Read the Article in Florida Today

13 Twitter Chats for Educators

Twitter Chat
HTEA Director of Information Technology, Susan Bearden shares tips for joining Twitter chats in her guest blog for The Journal:

Tigers Win Again!

The Tigers kept Agape Christian off the scoreboard with a 30-0 victory at the first home game of the season on Friday, September 6. Read the full Florida Today Article

More HTEA Sports Results:
Varsity Boys Golf defeated West Shore Jr/Sr HS
Varsity Girls Golf defeated Space Coast Jr/Sr HS and Satellite HS
Fr., JV, Varsity Volleyball all defeated Rockledge HS
JH Football defeated Faith Christian
Varsity Girls Cross Country placed 2nd out of 46 teams in Jacksonville, FL
Varsity Boys Cross Country placed 4th out of 48 teams in Jacksonville, FL

Go Tigers!

Holy Trinity Football and Cross Country had a victorious weekend with wins across the board! QB Daniel Welch led the Tigers to a 22-13 win over Father Lopez and both the Boys and the Girls Cross Country teams ran away with the top spots in the Wickham Park Jamboree.

HT Football story in Florida Today

HT Cross Country story in Florida Today

Soapbox Derby Superstars

Ian Rich in Soapbox Car
Did you know soapbox cars rely only on gravity to move and can go up to 35 mph? Well, Ian Rich '17 and his younger brother Sean know all about it and they are heading to the Soap Box Derby World Championships!

Read the full story in Florida Today

July Feature in Spacecoast Business
Spacecoast Business July 2013 Issue

Two new HTEA Board members are featured in the July issue of Spacecoast Business: a cover article on Winston Scott and a Q & A with Drew Rector.

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Breakfast of Champions
Congratulations goes to the four Tigers honored in the Brevard County High School Sports Awards Breakfast of Champions: Alex Brown '13 (Boys Cross Country), Julie Wollrath '15 (Girls Cross Country), Kerry Sweeney '14 (Boys Golf), and Coach Butler!

Read the full story on Spacecoast Daily

HT Senior Receives Congressional Medal of Merit
Congratulations to Sean Carroll '12! He was awarded a Congression Medal of Merit on May 1. Seniors receiving the award were nominated by their principals in recognition of academic achievement, a commitment to their communities, and the civic involvement.

Read the full story in Florida Today

Read the full story in Spacecoast Daily

HTEA Track & Field Runs Away with States!
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Boys Track & Field wins states AGAIN! The Lady Tigers weren't far behind, coming in second at this year's State Track & Field Meet. Congratulations to all!!

Read the Full Story in Florida Today

Video on Florida Today

Read about it on the Bright House Sports Network - Bay News 9

Benefit Concert Organized by HTEA Junior

Hojoon Choi, ’14 HTEA student and cellist extraordinaire, organized a concert to benefit HTEA's sister school in Haiti, St. Sacrement in Fond Parisien last Sunday in the Scott Center for Worship and the Performing Arts at HTEA's Upper School. Members of the Capriccioso String Quartet as well as the Brevard Children’s Chorus Ensemble played solos as well as finished the concert with Dvorak’s “American” String Quartet. HTEA students who performed that day were Joon Choi: cello, Evan Ristow: violin, and seventh grade singers Christy Chadwick and Katy Wacaster. The concert was sponsored by the HTEA chapter of Tri-M, the national music honor society. 

Read about it in Florida Today

Read about it in Spacecoast Daily




Alex Brown '13 Chooses Columbia

After visiting multiple schools, HTEA Cross Country Champ Alex Brown '13 has decided to run for Columbia University. HTEA alum Kyle Cook, who also went to Columbia, shared his experiences and advice with Alex, further solidifying his decision. The recruiting process was tough but Alex is excited about the exciting prospects his future with Columbia University holds.

Congratulations Alex!!

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Educational Advisory Council Members
HTEA History teacher Mrs. Euziere and HTEA Senior Christian Teather are among 10 local educators & high school seniors recently appointed by Congressman Bill Posey to serve on a newly formed Education Advisory Council.

Read Full Story on Florida Today

Off to the Galapagos
Mr. Lovelace, Ms. Hendren, and 17 HTEA students traveled to the Galapagos Islands on a unique and exciting learning adventure! Teachers and students alike were in awe of this beautiful yet alien place.

Read the full story in Florida Today

Bionic Tigers Overcome the Odds

After a car accident destroys their robots on the way to Regionals in Orlando, the Bionic Tigers rallied together with Team 801 (Horsepower) to rebuild. The Bionic Tigers overcame the odds to place 7th and receive additional awards including Alliance Captain, Quarterfinals of the Elimination Matches, Entrepreneurship, and Hard Hat Pin! Congrats to both teams!

Read full story in Florida Today

See pics on Education at Florida Today's Facebook Page

Winter Break Mission Trip
A group of Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy students chose to spend their Winter Break lending a hand to those in need. They went on a mission trip with Rev. Joy Willard-Williford to Tuscaloosa, Alabama and worked with Habitat for Humanity to rebuild homes lost in the tornadoes of 2011. Get the full story in Florida Today

Congrats to HTEA Girls Soccer!
8th grade HTEA soccer player, Sarah Braddock scored winning goal in 2nd overtime against Lake Worth Christian! The Tigers will now advance in regionals after winning 3-2!

Video Interview with Sarah on Florida Today

Check this out!

Our very own Director of Information Technology, Susan Bearden, is ranked #9 in the country on the Huffington Post's list of the 50 Most Social CIOs on Twitter!

Read the Huffington Post Article

Florida Today Article

Way to Go Tigers!
Another victory for the HTEA boys basketball team, 69-60 over Fort Pierce Central High School:

Victory for HT Boys Basketball!
Victory in the Lake Mary Prep Christmas Tournament! HTEA boys basketball defeated Orangewood Christian in the championship game! Way to go Tigers!

Florida Today Article

Robert Morgan Qualifies for STATE!

Congratulations to Robert Morgan '14 on being the first member of the Holy Trinity Dive Team to make it to State, not to mention the first male member of the Swimming and Diving team to move to this level since 2005. Robert has made Holy Trinity Swimming and Diving history and should be acknowledge for his efforts and supported in his diving endeavors at the state meet later this week.

Varsity Volleyball Victorious!
HTEA Varsity Volleyball defeats Harmony on Wednesday in three games by scores of 25-19, 25-12 and 25-19! It was the first defeat of the season for Harmony. Full story and see pics from the game

Another Big Win!
Tigers are victorious for the third week in a row! HTEA Varsity Football is now 3-0 after a 51-0 win over Masters Academy this weekend. They played a great game throughout with an especially dominate third quarter. Way to go Tigers!

Full Story on Florida Today

2nd Article on Florida Today

Article on Max Preps

Five HTEA Seniors Awarded National Merit Honors
Congratulations to Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy seniors Megan Bernier, Alexander Brown, Sean Carroll, Alexander Theodotou and Andrew Win on being named semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship program. Semifinalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors! Read the full story

Go Tigers!

Friday Night HighLights: HTEA dominates both Orangewood Christian and Father Lopez on the football field! Let's hear it for those Tigers!

HT vs Orangewood Christian - Max Preps Article

HT vs. Orangewood Christian - USA Today Article

HT vs. Orangewood Christian - Florida Today Article & Pics

HT vs. Father Lopez - Florida Today Article

Julie Wollrath '15 dominates HTEA Cross Country

HTEA Sophomore Julie Wollrath holds the school record for 7th, 8th and 9th grade and continues to strive for the top. She credits her father as well as HTEA Coach Butler for her inspiration and success.

Read the full interview in Florida Today

HT Volleyball aims for another district title
Check out this great interview with HTEA Volleyball Seniors Isabel Carmona and Savannah Hicks and Coach Barrett on Spacecoast Daily:

Isabela Rovira ‘14 receives Fine Arts Award

Isabela Rovira received the Fine Arts Award on August 3, for Motion Picture Arts in Animation at Interlochen Arts Camp, the world’s premier summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3 - 12!

Isabela's animated film, Prelude No. 1, is named after George Gershwin’s composition of the same name, and features a piano performance by Zachary Page from Bethesda, Maryland. The animation film was created using a method called rotoscoping. Each scene was filmed and edited while being broken down into individual frames. Isabela hand drew each of the 3000 frames!

View an interview with Isabela on the Interlochen website


Among the distinguished Camp alumni are Norah Jones, singer Josh Groban, members of the band OK Go, Rufus Wainwright, opera and concert soprano Jessye Norman, conductor Loren Maazel, jazz pianist Eldar, actor Anthony Rapp, cartoonist Cathy Guisewite and many more. Approximately ten percent of the nation’s professional orchestra musicians have roots at Interlochen and the alumni community has been awarded 89 Grammy Awards.





Isabel Carmona '13 Volleyball Standout!
Way to go Isabel! She has been selected by the American Volleyball Coaches Association as an elite rising senior high school volleyball student-athlete and will be recognized on the 2012 Under Armour Watch List.

Also, she was selected #4 in the Brighthouse Sports Network Top 20 H.S. Player Countdown!

How to Get Recruited
Taken from an article in Florida Today, the following describes What's Happening in High School Sports at HTEA:

"Holy Trinity

Athletic Director Lenny Paoletti and College Placement Director Allison Bell will conduct a free seminar to teach students how to get recruited to play college athletics on Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Scott’s Center on the Holy Trinity campus. This seminar is open to all students and parents who would like to attend.

Last year, Holy Trinity graduated 71 students and sent 15 of them to play college sports, which is 21 percent of the senior class."

Football Practice Underway!

The 2012 Tigers Football team is already working hard! Football practice started last week and Coach Ainsley is building his team for a fabulous season!

Read the story in Florida Today

View Football Practice Pics

Early practice for Cross Country Runners
HTEA Cross Country runners and Coach Butler dominated the Kickoff 5K in Viera this past Saturday. The race served as a "tune-up of sorts" and allowed the runners to get a feel for where they'll stand in the upcoming 2012-13 season.

Read the full story in Florida Today

HTEA Faculty in the News
Florida Today interview with HTEA Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Bonar: 
    Q&A: All we need to know starts in kindergarten

Students can easily become overwhelmed by the transition from elementary to junior high:
    HT 7th Grade Teacher, Mrs. Peters discusses the move to middle-school

Spacecoast Living article written by HT Director of Technology, Susan Bearden:
    Educational Apps Keep Learning Fun

Ryan Allison '13 sets Junior Tour Record
On Monday, HTEA Senior, Ryan Allison, set the new record on the Space Coast Junior Golf Tour (JGT), with a 2-under 70 at the Suntree Country Club. It was also his own personal best! Still, he feels he could have done better.

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A-M-A-Z-I-N-G That's how you spell Stuti Mishra!!

Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy rising 9th grader, Stuti Mishra, is 2nd in the Nation when it comes to spelling! Last night, in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Stuti spelled word after word correctly to breeze through 11 rounds. In the 12th, she missed the tricky word, "schwarmerei" but had already made it to second place. We are so proud!

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Scenes from the Bee

Stuti Makes Semifinals! Again!
The Scripps National Spelling Bee started yesterday, May 30, and Stuti correctly spelled "Echt" right off the bat. She then went on to qualify for the semifinal rounds, scheduled for today at 10am. She made semifinals last year too!  Root for her on ESPN:

Read story on Orlando Sentinal

HTEA Tech Director Makes the Cover of The Journal

HTEA Director of Information Technology, Susan Bearden, was interviewed by the Journal regarding the Bring Your Own Device program at HTEA. Not only did the story make the print edition for May but it is also the cover story! We're very proud of both our Tech Director and our BYOD program!

Read the full article

HTEA Senior Athletes moving on to College Athletics

About 21% of HTEA's Class of 2012 will be playing sports in college! These well-rounded students are not only amazing athletes, but also good students with strong character and leadership skills.

Read the full story in Spacecoast Daily

Kayla Hale, State Camp and Hall of Famer

5 time State Champion in Track and Field and a Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Kayla Hale '09 is clearly driven. During her time on the HTEA track team, Kayla even made Class 1A history by winning two individual events for the first time ever! Then, she did it again!

Video and full article in Space Coast Daily

My Peaceful Place
What an accomplishment! The poem "My Peaceful Place" by HTEA 5th grader, Riley Draper, was published in the Duke Tip Navigator Newsletter. Congratulations Riley!

Read the poem in The Navigator

Next Stop: World Championships!
The Bionic Tigers FIRST Robotics Team 1592 has had another momentous win at the South Florida Regional competition held March 28 – 30, which included 43 teams from around the world. With this victory the Bionic Tigers have succeeded in winning both of the Florida FIRST Robotics Regionals!  To top it off, the Bionic Tigers won the Entrepreneurship Award for developing an outstanding business plan that enabled the team to effectively manage the technical challenges, outreach activities, fundraising, and budget. The team will now move on to the World Championships held in St. Louis at the end of this month.
Read the article on Fox News!

Marcus Maye '12 a Stand-out in All-American Game
Marcus Maye'12 shined in last night's Under Armour All-American High School football game! His biggest play, an amazing blocked punt in the third quarter going through the back of the end zone for a safety and increasing his team's lead to 22-3. That's not all, he also racked up five tackles, two assists, and a fumble recovery in the first half!

Get more:

Tampa Bay Times

The Independent Florida Alligator

SB Nation

HTEA Featured in Spacecoast Living/Business

HTEA Headmaster, Mrs. Ford, discusses the importance of teaching children the true meaning of the holiday season in a recent Spacecoast Living article. From Thanksgiving baskets for the needy to backpacks for the homeless, Holy Trinity students participate in giving back throughout the year.
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That's not all! Check out the great Twitter tips for business professionals and educators in HTEA Tech Director, Susan Bearden's article featured in this month's edition of Spacecoast Business. From networking to keeping up on the latest trends in your industry, Twitter provides a unique and effective method of connecting and learning.
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Cross Country goes down in history!
HTEA Cross Country Coach Doug Butler
Holy Trinity Cross Country goes down in history! With the recent State Championships under his belt, Coach Doug Butler has become the all-time most winning Cross Country coach in state history with a combined gender total of eleven State titles. 
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"A Smarter Wish List"
As the holidays approach, is an iPad on your child's wish list? Well, consider this, the iPad can be more than Angry Birds and social media. In the November 2011 issue of Space Coast Living, the article by Holy Trinity Technology Director Susan Bearden, "A Smarter Wish List", helps guide parents to downloadable apps that will turn the iPad into "a powerful educational tool."

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Holy Trinity Senior, Marcus Maye, goes All American
Wednesday morning, students were abuzz as Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Senior, Marcus Maye, was presented with an Under Armour All America jersey during a special surprise ceremony in Chapel!

Marcus has been spotlighted as one of the nations top high school football players and will play in the 2012 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game presented by American Family Insurance on January 5 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. Tickets will go on sale this month or you can watch the game on ESPN!

After the ceremony, students returned to class and Marcus stayed for interviews by Fox 13, ESPN, and more!

Read it on ESPN!

Watch the Orlando Sentinal interview!

Watch the Under Armour video on YouTube!


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