October 23-27, 2023

October 23-27, 2023
Posted on 10/20/2023
  • There will be a Beta Club meeting in the library during Viking Time on Wed., Nov. 1. New and returning members should attend.

  • Students will be permitted to dress up for Halloween. Please see the following rules for that day:
    1. Daily dress code rules must be followed.
    2. Masks or facial coverings of any kind will not be permitted. 
    3. Props will not be permitted as part of a costume. 
    4. Cleats or spikes may not be worn.  
    5. No weapons, look alike weapons, spikes, chains, ropes, etc. may be brought to school.  (See rule 3)
    6. Make up, hair dye, head bands, hats, sunglasses, and wigs may be worn. (Sunglasses must be removed during class)
    7. Costumes must not prevent the student from full participation in class. 
    8. No fake blood/gore of any kind.
    9. You must arrive at school already dressed up.  Do not bring items to school to get ready. 
    10. Costumes that require fans or inflatable devices inside of them will not be permitted. 
    11. No hoods are allowed at any time. 
    12. Costumes must not depict any violence. You may not dress up as a violent character. 
    13. Administration reserves the right to ask any student to change out of a questionable costume.   

  • Drama Club Meeting on Thursday, October 26th at 2:35 pm in room 3434.

  • The school store will be open Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 24 and 25. Viking Brew will be offering specialty drinks and a few snacks on these days.  We will celebrate Halloween on October 31 and November 1 with lots of spooky treats as well as specialty drinks!  We are open 8:30-1:30.  Come see us!

  • The Science Bowl / STEM Club will meet after school on Thursdays in Mr. Reece's classroom. Any interested student can stop by for a permission form and more information.
  • Rachel’s Challenge is a kindness club open to anyone who wants to make THS more encouraging and uplifting experience.  How can we spread kindness?  Look up the reason Friends of Rachel exists and read the FIVE GOALS.  We meet in 3414. Come and get a permission note in 3414 for a parent to sign. These are the upcoming dates for Rachel’s Challenge meetings this semester: Wednesday, October 25, 2023, Wednesday, November 8, 2023, Wednesday, November 15, 2023, Wednesday, December 13, 2023
  • The cafeteria has opened an additional food service cart on the pool side of the cafeteria to help students move through the lines faster. You can use this service at lunch today!
  • Anyone in a Health Science Pathway who wishes to join HOSA may pick up applications in Mrs. Moore's room #2113.
  • ETSU Upward Bound (UB) is now accepting applications for 23-24 school year. UB is a college-prep program that is designed to increase high school students’ opportunities to attend college. Students begin their freshman year and follow the program until they begin their college career. UB provides an academic support system, workshops and individual counseling sessions for financial aid and scholarship information for college, ACT preparation, and career planning. Upon graduation from high school, UB students have the opportunity to enroll in a college class at ETSU. The UB program provides tuition assistance, tutoring, books, and supplies for up to two summer classes. All activities are free of cost to students and their families. Students must meet one of the following criteria: 1. family income must meet federal guidelines AND/OR 2. neither parent obtained a four-year degree from a college or university. For more information see Mrs. Singleton in the Counseling Office or you can email her at [email protected].
  • Yearbooks are now on sale! The cost will be $75.00. Order the 2024 Cadmea at jostensyearbook.com
  • Seniors:  If you have a reserved spot in the senior lot, you must also have a parking pass. If you have not picked one up, please come by the THS business office and pick up a form to fill out to receive your pass to display in your car.
  • FCA will meet every Friday, right after school, in the choir room#2314.
  • ATTENTION potential French Club Students (Le Cercle Français): Please have your parent/guardian sign the LCF interest application permission slip and return to Madame TOBY along with your $5 club membership fee. If you need a hard copy of the interest form, please see Madame TOBY in room 1218. Please email Madame TOBY for any questions!
  •  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.


    • When given permission to go to the bathroom, students should use the bathroom closest to their class.  Classroom teachers will pick out the closest bathrooms to their room and inform students that these are the bathrooms they are required to use.  Students who do not use their assigned bathrooms will be disciplined for being in an unauthorized area.
    • Use of the snack/ drink machines should be limited; however, when given permission, students should go to the closest machines.  Once again, classroom teachers will pick out the closest machines to their room and inform students that these are the machines they are required to use.  Students who do not use their assigned machines will be disciplined for being in an unauthorized area.
    • The Mezzanine hallway is off limits to any student who does not have a class.  The bathrooms will only be opened by teachers who have classes on the Mezzanine.  Students who enter the Mezzanine area w/o permission will be discipline for being in an unauthorized area. 
    • Viking Hall is off limits to any student who does not have a class in Viking Hall.  The bathrooms are off limits to anyone who does not have a class in Viking Hall.  Students who enter Viking Hall w/o permission will be discipline for being in an unauthorized area. 


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