November 11-15, 2019

November 11-15, 2019
Posted on 11/11/2019
  • The YWCA is having a Turkey Trot Saturday, November 23rd. If there are any students who need volunteer hours, we could use their help! If you are interested please email or and advise of your interest.

  • The THS Winter Guard will be holding practices and auditions for the 2019-2020 winter season Tuesday, November 19 through Friday, November 22 from 5-7pm. Auditions will take place in the THS Band Room. No experience is necessary. Please wear athletic clothes. For any questions, please see Mr. Semones.

  • Auditions for the Spring Musical, Xanadu, will be Monday 11/25 at 2:45 in the Frank Winston Auditorium here at THS, and then Tuesday 11/26 at 3:00 pm at Bristol Skateway behind the old K-Mart on West State Street. Students should come with a prepared song of less than 60 seconds, and be ready to read from a provided script. Knowing how to skate is NOT a requirement.  Audition Packets are available in Mr. Whitson's room and Mrs. Davis's room.

  • LSF Announcement: “French Club members, please turn in your t-shirt money as soon as possible to Madame Toby.  The cost is $7 and is due by November 15th Also, we are collecting money for Thanksgiving Baskets, so please bring your donations to Madame Toby!  Merci, thank you!” 

  • Attention 10th and 11th grade honors’ students the 2020 Tennessee Governor's Schools applications are now available online. The Tennessee Governor's Schools provide eleven challenging and high-intensity summer programs for rising 11th and 12th grade students nominated by high school faculty. Students interested in participating in a Governor's Schools program should speak to Mrs. Skeens in the counseling office. Applications for the 2020 Tennessee Governor’s Schools will be available online from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1, 2019 but all materials will need to be submitted online by November 18th and verification provided to Mrs. Skeens by November 18th . This date ensures that teachers and
  • 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!”
  • Attention Juniors!  Student Ambassador applications for the 2020 school year are now available. If you are interested in this awesome leadership opportunity, you can pick up an application from Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office. Mrs. Slagle will be coming to each junior homeroom over the next few days to talk about the program.  Applications are due to Mrs. Slagle in the Counseling Office by 2:35pm on Friday, November 15th!

  •  Littlest Angel Child Care Center at Avoca Christian Church is looking for ONE volunteer per day to help with Avoca Elementary children’s homework in the after-school child care from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm. You can earn volunteer hours.  You can volunteer only one day a week if you wish. See Mrs. Sutherland in room 3414.  

  • Beta/NHS: If you were unable to attend the induction ceremony, please stop by the library to pick up your certificates and materials.

  • Want the opportunity to win a $25 gift card? How about $1000?  You should participate in this year's Eastman Black History Oratorical Contest. This is an annual regional competition for which students write and submit a 3-5 page essay discussing an acknowledged African-American STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and/or math) contributor. The deadline for submitting is November 18, 2019. Last year, SEVEN Tennessee High students made the top 15 and THREE of those were in the top 5.  We’d like for students who participate to share a copy of their essay with the library, and we will choose four school winners to receive gift cards from the library for their contributions. Eastman, of course, has their own prize system set up, which includes the top 15 essay writers being invited to attend a luncheon and the top five writers are given a monetary reward (ranging from $250-1000). Guidelines for the contest can be found here:  Even better--come by the library, and let us help you find sources for your paper. We have a plethora of information and two overly-helpful librarians! 

  • 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 Camp--Preceding the Dec. 14, 2019 ACT National Saturday, camp will be held Monday-Thursday  December 9-12 5:30 – 7:30 pm. All are welcome.  Bring calculator and pencil.




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