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September 16-20, 2019

September 16-20, 2019
Posted on 09/16/2019

Seniors! The last day to have your $30 fee waived for submitting your ETSU application is Friday, September 20th at 5pmEST! If you have not met with your school counselor, or someone in the counseling office and would like to take advantage of this savings, you can complete the application by going to www.etsu.edu, clicking APPLY NOW, filling out the undergraduate application and entering the code BUCGOLD2019 in the payment section. If you have problems or questions please reach out to your school counselor before the end of the day on Friday!

T
SA will not meet during homeroom today because of the senior meeting. We will meet tomorrow 9/19 during Viking time.

Any senior who did not have his/her photo made and wishes to appear in the yearbook should see Mrs. Vickers by Thursday.

ACT Academy is cancelled on the following Wednesdays:  Sept. 18 AND Oct. 3. 

Are you considering being a leader in Friends of Rachel Club?  See Mrs. Sutherland or Ms. Fleenor with your name.  Think about your leadership skills and your ideas for kindness.

F.O.R.
(Friends of Rachel’s) Club meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19 during homeroom HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!!

There will be a National Honor Society help session after school on Wednesday September 18 and during Viking Time on Thursday September 19. Please attend if you need help with your application. 

There will be a Memorial Fun Run(3mile)/Walk (1 ½mile) on 10/19/19 in memory of Anna Cooper at White Top Creek Park, 8:30 start time. There will be registration forms in the front office. Pre-registration with donation of $15.00 by 10/2 will guarantee a t-shirt. Donations will benefit Anna’s Back Pack Buddies fund at Tennessee Tech University.

 THS Aquavike Color Run will be held on September 28th in the THS Southside parking lot at 10:00am. Entry fee is $10.00. See any Aquavike or the front office for a registration form. The THS class, club, or sport with the highest percentage of participants will receive a pizza/pool party!

Senior ad deadline has been extended. Those turning in ads to Mrs. Vickers have until Sept 24. Jostens will accept ads until Oct 11. 

Attention all seniors, you may take either the ACT on Oct 15th OR the SAT on Oct. 16th. All students are automatically registered to take the ACT.  Seniors wanting to take the SAT must register in the THS counseling office by 2:30 this Friday.

Yearbooks May be ordered via the THS website under the parent link or jostensyearbooks.com. Any student who orders prior to Sept 27, will receive a free icon.
The practice SAT, the PSAT, will be given at THS on Wednesday, Oct. 16th during first and second period. Any juniors interested in taking this college entrance exam please bring $17.00 into the counseling office as soon as possible. The PSAT is the qualifying test that students must take in their junior year to enter the National Merit Scholarship Competitions for college scholarships that will be awarded in 2021. Although the test is aimed at students in the 11th grade, sophomores are encouraged to take it as practice for their junior year. To register please bring cash or a check made out to Tennessee High School into the counseling office as soon as possible. Spaces are limited please don’t hesitate to sign up. Upon registration students will receive a practice test and further information.

 LSF, The TN High French Club dues are $5 and the deadline for paying is Tuesday, September 24th, thank you, merci.

Beta Club invitation letters were sent home to new members the last week of August.  Juniors and seniors with a 93 average who didn’t join last year were invited to join this year.  If you didn’t receive a letter and think you should have, please stop by the library and see Mrs. Sauceman or Ms. Hayes to double-check. Beta Club fees are due by October 1st.  Dues will NOT be accepted after this date. If you have extenuating circumstances, please see Ms. Hayes or Mrs. Sauceman before then.

Juniors and Seniors: ACT BOOT CAMP will occur again October 21-24 and December 9-12.  Do you want the time of evening ACT BOOT CAMP to be EARLIER? We’re considering a switch to this time:  5:00 – 7:00 pm….or 5:15 – 7:15 pm.  Would that be better?  Is it better to stay with the usual 6:00—8:00 pm??? Tell Mr. Everhardt or Mrs. Sutherland your opinion.

Mrs. Sutherland’s ACT ACADEMY will be taught from 3:00 –4:00 pm on fourteen WONDERFUL Wednesdays in the THS Library after school. It’s FREE. We will PRACTICE ACT questions & discuss all things ACT.  The remaining Wednesday’s are: Sept 21  Oct 16, 23, & 30  Nov. 6, 13, & 27  Dec. 4 & 11


Students who wish to join
TSA must have their form and money turned in by September 17, 2019.

The
Chemistry Club will meet on Tuesday, September 17, after school in Mr. Reece’s room. The meeting will last until about 3:00 pm. Anyone who has taken chemistry or who will take chemistry this year is welcome to join. 

The Viking Motorcycle Club will meet the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month in Mr. Strickland’s room (3418) during homeroom. Our first meeting will be Monday, Sept. 16th. All are welcome! No motorcycle required.

BTCS is
hiring an EA for LEAPs at 3 elementary schools, Vance and THS. Anyone who is 18 and interested please apply online at btcs.org.

Underclassmen, faculty, staff, and administration retakes will be made Sept. 20.  Any student who purchased a package and who desires a retake should bring the package to the photographer.  This is the last chance to appear in the yearbook.  There is no charge for a yearbook photo.

On September 17th, ETSU will be waiving their application fee for admissions. This is a $25 savings! If you are interested in applying for the Roan Scholarship it would be wise to wait until September 17th to apply to ETSU.  If you want to be added to the reminder list, stop by the Counseling Office to sign up!

Please turn in your Health Information form ASAP, Without the Student Health Information form on file, students will not be administered any mediation including cough drops. 

Sept. 24 – Senior court; Court members will be dismissed at 10:00 to dress, Oct. 25  - Junior Court and Club photos.

First Priority Club, We are meeting each Wednesday morning from 7:00 – 7:15 a.m. in room 2447, Mrs. Amber Davis’s room# 2447.

FCA
will meet after school in the auditorium on Thursdays from 2:45-3:15.

Reminder: A fire can breakout with little or no warning. The more prepared you are, the safer you will be. Emergency supply kits can help you be prepared. Items to keep in your emergency kit include a flashlight, batteries, first aid kit, whistle, phone lists, paper, pencil, water, and non-perishable snacks.

If you checked out a summer reading book from the THS library, please return it ASAP.

We will not be able to refund any money lost in the vending machines. If you choose to purchase food or drinks you are taking the risk of losing whatever amount you have inserted in the machines. 

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