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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES



Students entering grades 1-9 in September 2017 must be registered for Religious Education Classes. Registration is held at our CCD office located on the first floor of Holy Trinity School.  This includes registration for students entering the Confirmation Program, who are in grade 8 and grade 9; and Sunday Bible school (free) for preschoolers.  Payment for classes is due at the time of registration. Children who are registering for grade 1, or who are new to the program and were not baptized at Holy Trinity, are required to bring a copy of their baptism certificate at the time of registration. Children entering grade 3, who received First Holy Communion in another parish, must also bring a copy of this certificate at the time of registration. Call the Religious Education Office for answers to questions regarding CCD registration, or to inquire about being a CCD volunteer or teacher, 203-265-6300. You can contact us via email at htccd@sbcglobal.net.  You can also download a blank registration form below and mail it along with your payment and copies of the documents listed above (for grades 1 and 3) to Religious Education Office, 11 North Whittlesey Ave, Wallingford, CT 064912, Attn:  Mrs. Selmecki. 

Classes are being held at Holy Trinity School, coordinated by our CCD office, located on the first floor of Holy Trinity School. Current school year schedule is the following:

  • MONDAY, Grades 1-6, 4:00-5:15 PM
  • TUESDAY, Grades 1-6, 4:00-5:15 PM
  • TUESDAY EVE, Grades 7-8, 6:45-8:00 PM
  • SATURDAY, Grades 1-6, 9:00-10:15 AM

Any question, please contact the CCD office at 203- 265-6300 or via email at htccd@sbcglobal.net 

Religious Education Documents
Religious Education Office
  • Address:  11 North Whittlesey Avenue - Wallingford, CT 06492 (first floor - Holy Trinity School)
  • Phone: 203-265-6300
  • Fax: 203-294-4983
  • e-mail: htccd@sbcglobal.net
  • Office Hours:  
    • Monday: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Tuesday: 1 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Saturday: 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Reverends: Thomas J. Walsh, Pastor, and Kingsley Ihejirika, Parochial Vicar
  • Coordinator: Frances Selmecki
CCD Friendly Reminders

Religious Education Classes are held on:

  • Saturday Classes - Grade 1-6 - 9:00 - 10:15 AM 
  • Monday Classes - Grade 1-6 - 4:00 - 5:15 PM 
  • Tuesday Classes - Grade 1-6 - 4:00 - 5:15 PM 
  • Tuesday Classes - Grade 7 & 8 - 6:45 - 8:00 PM 

REMINDERS:

  • COME SHARE THE FAITH with the youth of our parish. The Religious Education Office is looking for substitute CCD teachers for the 2017-2018 year. Please contact Fran Selmecki at 203-265-6300 for further information on how you can make a difference!

FOR MORE INFORMATION, you can visit our Religious Education page.

Days Off - No CCD Classes 2016-17
SATURDAY MONDAY TUESDAY
October 8
October 10 October 11
November 26 November 7
November 8
December 24 December 26 December 27
December 31 January 2 January 3
 January 28
January 16 January 17
February 18
February 20
February 21
March 4
April 10
 April 11
April 15
   
CCD Calendar


TO CHECK OUR ONLINE CALENDAR, CLICK HERE

CCD GUIDELINES
PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY:  The office should be notified regarding a change of address and/or telephone number. Non-published numbers will be kept confidential.  Students must be registered in CCD class for the same grade they attend in public school. Please note on the calendar classes that will take place at church. Students should be dropped off and picked up at church at regular arrival and dismissal times (unless otherwise noted). If you have a child in class at school and another that is having class at church on the same day, please pick up the child at school first. An adult will stay at church until all students have been picked up. If a student will not be in class, parents are asked to notify the Religious Education Office  (203-265-6300) of the absence, leaving the student’s name, grade and reason for absence.

ARRIVAL:  Students will gather in the playground area behind the school. Grades 1,2, and 3 are to use the door closest to the Parish Center; grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 are to use the door closest to Center Street. When the bell rings, teachers and students should proceed to the classroom in a quiet, orderly manner. No guests will be allowed in the classroom unless permission is given by the office. During inclement weather, students may wait in the first floor corridor until the teacher arrives. AT NO TIME should students be in the classroom without a teacher present.

DISMISSAL: In the interest of safety and order, the following dismissal procedure should be observed: 
Each class will proceed down the Center Street stairway in a double file. Each class will then wait at the bottom of the stairs for dismissal by their teacher. Students may not be dismissed from the building unless there is a traffic officer at the corner.
If a parent is late, students will be kept inside the hallway until the parent arrives.  When requesting a student’s early dismissal from class, parents are asked to send a note stating the time and reason for the dismissal. Also, parents should come to the office to pick up their child at the requested dismissal time.

CURRICULUM: Each student will receive a class syllabus along with his/her textbook. The syllabus will be stapled to the inside cover of the textbook. This syllabus will inform you of the weekly assignment for your child’s grade level. If a student is absent, parents are encouraged to assist their child with his/her assignment. When absent, students are responsible for completing that week’s assignment on the class syllabus and it must be handed in to the teacher the following week. 

PROGRESS REPORTS:  Student progress reports are distributed twice a year. The first progress report will be mailed home the first week in January; the second progress report is handed out to the students on the last day of class. If you have any concerns about your child’s progress, please call the Religious Education Office at 203-265-6300.

CCD HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM:  A home school program has been implemented for grades 3 through 7 for Most Holy Trinity CCD students who are not able to attend classes when offered.  The Home School tuition is the same as regular CCD classes and the schedule closely follows the Grade Level (3 - 7) syllabus.  Please contact the CCD office (203-265-6300) with any questions.

CANCELLATIONS & SNOW DAYS: Class cancellations due to inclement weather will be announced over Channel 3, Channel 4, and Channel 8, and the church website - www.mhtwallingford.org.  Whenever schools close because of inclement weather, Religious Education Classes are likewise canceled. Please do not call the SCHOOL OR RECTORY. WHENEVER THERE IS A CANCELLATION, YOUR CHILD WILL BE EXPECTED TO COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENT LISTED ON THEIR SYLLABUS AND HAND IN TO THEIR TEACHER THE NEXT CLASS.

DISCIPLINE:  Children who disrupt the classroom atmosphere will be sent to the Religious Education Office. 

First referral - The student, catechist and coordinator will discuss the referral. A form will be completed regarding the discussion.

Second referral - A phone call will be made home to notify the parent of the situation.

Third referral - A conference with parent, priest, coordinator, teacher and student will be held to determine if the child will remain in the program.

Student Guidelines: Items in the desk or around the room are not to be touched at any time. Gum chewing and candy are not allowed in the school or in the school yard. If a student is tardy, he/she is asked to report to the office to obtain a “TARDY” slip. If the door is locked, please be aware that the doorbell is located on the right side of the Center Street door. The school bathrooms are located in the basement of the building. Grades 1 and 2 are NOT ALLOWED in the basement alone and are required to use the buddy system at all times! Because of limited classroom time, students are asked to take care of this matter before coming to class.  All cell phones are to be turned off during class time and of course, texting is not allowed. If a cell phone should go off during class time, it will be given to the teacher until class ends.

The above guidelines have been put in place for the safety of your child/children. Thank you for your support.

Most Holy Trinity Church

Most Holy Trinity Church 

Wallingford, CT

Rectory: 68 North Colony Street.
Wallingford, CT 06492
Phone: (203) 269-8791
Fax: (203) 269-0880
htrectory@snet.net

church@mhtwallingford.org

Rectory: 9:00 A.M. - 3 P.M.

Church Hall: 84 North Colony Street


Religious Education - CCD

11 North Whittlesey Avenue

Wallingford, CT 06492

Phone: 203-265-6300

Fax: 203-294-4983

htccd@sbcglobal.net

Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 1 P.M. - 6 P.M.

Tuesday:1 P.M. - 8 P.M.

Saturday: 8:30 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.

Mass Times

Monday through Saturday: 8:30 AM

Saturday Evening: Saturday 4:00 PM

Sunday Masses: 7:30 AM, 9 AM, 10:30 AM

Mass in Spanish: Sunday 12:00 Noon, Tuesday 6:00 PM

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