September 14-18, 2020

September 14-18, 2020
Posted on 09/14/2020

The LEAPs Program will be closed today, Thursday September 17, 2020.

Yearbooks may be purchased online at  The cost is $60.00

Attention Seniors, Juniors, and Parents: Wondering about Financial Aid? Want to know about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Want to know how to start the paying for college process?

Our TSAC representative, Erika Adams, has recorded a "Paying for College" presentation. Here is the link to the "Paying for College" webinar record: Play recording

Students and Parents can then sign up for a Virtual Q and A session with Erika Adams. Registration is required and it is ONLY a Q and A session, not a presentation. You will need to view the "Paying for College" Presentation PRIOR to the Q & A session. Here is the link to your Q&A session:

Look for communication from your homeroom teacher about homecoming nominations taking place during Viking Time on Wednesday 9/16 and Thursday 9/17.

Nominees may be either in-person or distance learners, but all nominees must be available to participate in the halfitme cermony on October 2 should they make it on the court.

Senior Superlatives
Most School Spirited: Grayson Phipps, Colby Cross 
Best Dressed: Audreyana Cuddy, Jack Tickle
Best All Around: Abbie Chandler, Caden Myers
Class Clown: Kyra Littleford, Ezekiel Johnson
Most Likely to Succeed: Lauren Eckley, Gibson Bartlett
Most Athletic: Riley Fritts, Jaden Keller
Most Studious: Ethan Francis, Liz Chen
Most Talented: Micah Jones, Sidney Hanson
Most Dependable: Jacob Finch, Mary Huffard
Best Personality: Faris Rehim, Ginny Osborne

On Tuesday, September 22, seniors will take an official ACT test during regular school hours. Since the exam format is paper/pencil, both remote and on-site learners will need to report to THS by 7:30 am. Students will test in small groups and only with peers on the same path. For more information on the senior ACT, please click here.

Due to the strict requirements per ACT and to ensure appropriate safety precautions are followed (including social distancing, group size, etc.) we will only have seniors (approximately 275) in attendance on Tuesday, Sept. 22nd. 

Due to Tuesday being "Seniors Only," A-L students (including seniors) will attend school on Monday (9/21) AND Wednesday (9/23), instead of Monday AND Tuesday.  M-L Students (including seniors) will still attend school on Thursday AND Friday.  

Senior ads will be accepted through Sept 28. Ads may be turned into Mrs Vickers in 3431 or emailed you

Ads purchased online at are due Oct. 11.

 Underclassmen, faculty, staff, and administrative photos will be taken Sept 29 (A-L) and Oct 2 (M-Z).

Distance learners will be able to drop in on their assigned days. More details to follow.

FCA meets on Mondays after school in the auditorium

Attention NHS Seniors - We are accepting nominations for NHS officers from today until Thursday, September 17th.  NHS Officers must be senior members in good standing.  They will hold responsibilities for speaking at the NHS / Beta induction ceremony in November, as well as planning future community service activities and communicating those to the group. You may make one nomination at this google form: We will take nominations and create a ballot, which will be available from Friday, September 18th until Friday, September 25th. 

All books checked out during last school year will be renewed and have a due date of September 30.  All fines before this date have been removed.  Fines will begin accruing once again beginning October 1, so to avoid fines, books from last year MUST BE TURNED IN DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.

Anyone interested in joining "The Viking Players," Tennessee High's Drama Club, please email Mrs. Davis and let her know you would like to be included in the informational meeting.

We are hosting ACT BOOT Camps from 4-6 pm on the following dates in Sept: They will meet by the picnic tables close to the Stone Castle.

9/9 with Mrs. Sutherland, Ms. Ison, and Mr. Everhardt
9/10 with Ms. Ison, Mrs. Keys, Mr. Everhardt
9/15 with Ms. Ison, Mrs. Sutherland, Mr. Everhardt
9/16 with Ms. Ison, Mrs. Keys, Mr. Everhardt
9/21 with Ms. Ison, Mrs. Keys, Mr. Everhardt

Beta Club:  Invitations for new members to join were sent to homes in the mail on Tuesday.  Juniors and seniors (who didn’t join last year) with a total numeric average of 93 or above should receive invitations. If you did not receive an invitation and believe that you should have, please stop by the library or email Mrs. Sauceman ( or Ms. Hayes (

ALL grade level class officer, along with Junior and Senior Court, applications are now available in homeroom announcements on Canvas.  Applications are due 9/15/2020.

LEAPs Afterschool Program will begin on Tuesday September 8. 

Any girl interested in playing basketball that is NOT in a fall sport is invited to participate in preseason. Please email Coach Bright at for more information. Workouts start next week.


 ACT: THS is pleased to offer the following ACT National Test Dates for October:

Saturday, October 10
Saturday, October 17
aturday, October 24
Sunday, October 25

Spaces are limited and expected to fill up fast. Students are encouraged to register at today. Deadline for all October test dates is Friday, September 25. No late fees!

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