Archive: Leadership Voice
  • Matriculation and the Mind of a Fifth Grader
    Matt Allio
    Matriculation and the Mind of a Fifth Grader

    It’s March, and our fifth graders began receiving their middle school admissions decisions last Friday afternoon. It was a very strong admissions season for Trinity, and we are so proud of each and every one of our students. As I …

  • The Carnegie Hall Moment
    Head of School
    The Carnegie Hall Moment

    Last Friday, I went to my first Trinity Talent Show. It can be easy, in the day-to-day, to see a Talent Show for what it is on the surface – a few hours of fun, of laughing, of a change …

  • Mid Year Update
    Matt Allio
    Mid Year Update

    As I write this, it’s January 16th, and I’m stuck on a layover in Denver, Colorado while returning from observing an Outdoor Education program in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (more on this later). Flight delays aren’t good for much, but this …

  • In One Second
    Matt Allio
    In One Second

    As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I can’t help but reflect on my own Thanksgiving experiences and those of our families at Trinity. My children are now grown. Nicole is 32 and recently moved from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento. She …

  • Matriculation
    Matt Allio

    One of the more interesting parts of my role at Trinity is the confluence of admissions and matriculation. This week, on Wednesday, amplified this confluence.   At 9:00 on Wednesday, I joined the admissions tour led by Kirk Gossman with …

  • Two Schools: Altruism and Technology
    Head of School
    Two Schools: Altruism and Technology

    In 1991, I was attending graduate school in New York City. I don’t think I’ll ever forget October that year as I was one of the first to order a Macintosh Classic. I ordered it from a computer store in …

  • The Summer Institute and Professional Development….in Anticipation for Opening Day
    Matt Allio
    The Summer Institute and Professional Development….in Anticipation for Opening Day

    As the children prepare for Opening Day on Thursday, so do the faculty at Trinity School.  Over the past two months……. “Participating in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute ( has been, by far, the most powerful experience …

  • Thank you from Mary
    Mary Menacho
    Thank you from Mary

    My years at Trinity School have been a blessing to me. Loving children into their best selves is the mission we live out through the trust of parents, outstanding academic and school personnel, a committed board of trustees, and the …

  • The DNA of SEL at Trinity School
    Mary Menacho
    The DNA of SEL at Trinity School

    Social Emotional Learning imbues every aspect of life at Trinity School on both campuses. The DNA of SEL is in our values: Care for each other Inclusion and respect for every person and family as they are Integrity Fairness Forgiveness …

  • Kim Thacker

    Grade 5 students had several ideas for their final Service Learning project at Trinity. After much discussion and some debate, they voted on peace as a general topic with interest both in world peace and community peace such as strategies …