January 13-17, 2020

January 13-17, 2020
Posted on 01/13/2020
  • Any student who is interested in volunteering at Avoca Elementary on the student optional day 1/21 and receiving Volunteer hours, please let Mrs. Ketchum in the main office know ASAP so that she can get your information to Avoca before Tuesday.
  • Photos for the senior memory video should be submitted to Mrs. English by Spring Break.  Each senior can submit 2 photos (formal yearbook photos are automatically included).  Photos including several senior friends are great!  If you have any group photos from elementary school, those are always fun too!  Mrs. English also needs song suggestions!  Email photos and/or song suggestions to Mrs. English at
  • There will be an informational meeting regarding the 4th Annual Amazingly Awesome THS Writing Contest on Friday January 24 during Viking Time in Coach Snyder's room (3421). If you cannot attend, please see Coach Snyder before January 24.
  • With only 16 school days left before the TN Promise FAFSA filing deadline of February 1st, it is imperative that your students file the FAFSA as soon as possible. As a reminder, TN Promise students must file the FAFSA by February 1st to maintain eligibility for the scholarship. All students who plan on attending a four year college or the TCAT center have to complete the FAFSA to receive the Hope Scholarship also.
  • Reminder: If you are an 18 year old male and plan to receive any Federal assistance for your post-secondary schooling you must register with Selective Services within 30 days of your 18th birthday.  
  • We will be having a FAFSA/ Financial Aid Parent Workshop on January 28th. The FAFSA presentation for Junior parents and students will be at 5:30 pm in auditorium. Then the senior parents and student FAFSA assistance workshop will start at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. Please bring a laptop.
  • We are starting an Underwater Robotics Team at THS!  Any students interested in joining the Underwater Robotics team should attend an informational meeting after school on Thursday, January 16th in Mrs. Givney's room, 1138.  
  • Track and Field will have an organizational meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 15, immediately after school in the auditorium. This meeting should last about 30 minutes. This is for anyone interested in running track and NOT participating in a winter sport. If you have a winter sport, let Coach Irvin know that you plan on participating in track.  Please bring something to write with, and remember, no food or drinks allowed in the auditorium.
  • The Science Bowl Team will meet in Mr. Reece's room during Viking Time on Thursday, January 16. 
  • Attention Seniors:  Just a reminder that all TN Scholar volunteer hours (80) are due in the counseling office by January 15th.  Hours for graduation recognition (10 each semester) will be due at a later date. However, please remember hours completed over Christmas break can be counted for either semester.  The holidays are a great opportunity for volunteer experience. Please take advantage of this opportunity to give back to your community!
  • A fire can break out with little or no warning. The more prepared you are, the safer you will be. Smoke detectors should be located on every floor of your home and near all places that you and your family sleep. Smoke detector batteries should be changed on a regular basis.
  • Please bring Shoes, gently used, to Mrs. Sutherland in room 3414.  First Priority is sending shoes to ETCHA in Elizabethton.  TENNIS SHOES?  Yes!  Sandals?  Yes!  Kids’ shoes?  Yes!  No high heels, please.  Questions?  Ask Topher Emerine, Corey Smith, Seth Emerine, Logan Smith, Ennelisa Sutton, or any First Priority student…or Mrs. Sutherland.
  • For all the breakfast locations, students can use their meal accounts or by using cash.  You can purchase a breakfast, snack items, drinks, or add funds to your account.    We hope to serve you Breakfast on the Go!!
  • If you are interested in joining/attending the THS Viking motorcycle Club, please text @vikingmot to 81010 or follow the instructions on this link: 
  • ACT Boot Camps: Before the Feb. 8, 2020, ACT National Saturday test, camp will be held Monday-Thursday, February, 3-6 5:30 – 7:30 pm.
  • ACT Boot Camps:  Before the ACT Tuesday, March 31, Juniors only ACT test during school and the Saturday National test on April 4, 2020--camp will be held Wednesday-Thursday & Monday, March 25, 26, & 30, 5:30-7:30 pm. 
  • ACT Boot Camps:  Before the National test on Saturday, April 4, camp will be held Wednesday-Thursday, April 1-2, 5:30-7:30 pm. 
  • ACT Boot Camps:  Before the National test on Saturday, June 13, camp will be held Monday-Thursday, June 8-11, 3 pm – 5 pm daily.


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