March 8-12, 2021

March 8-12, 2021
Posted on 03/08/2021

Freshman and Sophomore homeroom teachers you received an email yesterday regarding course registration for your students please post the schedule for your class in the course registration module in Canvas by the end of school today.  Also please remember to send students the announcement included in that email. This is the only way students and parents will be notified of their appointment time. Thank you for your assistance.

Attention Juniors: Please check your homeroom canvas page for your registration appointment. You will need to report to the auditorium 5 minutes prior to your appointment time. Please remember to pre-register in PowerSchool prior to your meeting. An instructional video is available online to assist you.


 Attention Seniors: Any senior who wishes to apply for TN Scholars must turn in 80 hours of community service to their counselor by Friday March 12th.

Yearbook applications for the 2021-2022 yearbook staff are due to Mrs. Vickers by Monday, Mar. 15. 

ETSU Upward Bound is currently taking applications for new 9th  and 10th grade students. Upward Bound is a program designed to help students succeed in high school and achieve their goal of going on to college. The program is free and Upward bound helps students determine what college is best for them. Students will receive  tutoring and advanced skill development geared toward college and career preparation, ACT test prep, scholarship information workshops and individual counseling sessions for financial aid. During the summers, students participate in a residential program on ETSU’s campus. Upon graduation from high school, the program provides tuition assistance, tutoring, books, and supplies for up to two summer classes at ETSU.  More info and the application can be found online at www.etsu.edu/ub. 

 A free week of boot camp (Monday-Thursday, 4:30 – 6:30 pm) will immediately precede the following 2021 ACT TEST dates:

  • Saturday, April 17 national ACT for those signed up by the March deadline.
  • Saturday, June 12 national ACT for those signed up by the May deadline.
  • NO BOOT CAMP for this one: Saturday, July 17 national ACT for those signed up by the June  deadline.

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 englisht@btcs.org.

Seniors: Worried about getting your community service hours during COVID? Not sure you'll have time to complete all your hours? TN Achieves/TN Promise is now accepting VIRTUAL community service. All you have to do is click on the link below, log in, and watch webinars for one hour of community service per webinar. You must complete 8 hours of community service to stay eligible for the TN Promise Scholarship. See your THS School Counselor if you have any questions. 
https://tnachieves.org/community-service/webinars/

Tennessee High School’s PTA NEEDS YOU! Our main source of funding comes from membership dues from parents and teachers. WHAT DO PTA DUES FUND? Membership dues help the PTA fund $1200 in annual scholarships for two seniors each year; host luncheons for teachers and staff; and help purchase special items for students as requested by staff.

HOW TO JOIN PTA? Joining the THS PTA could not be easier. Simply click on the link below. https://ths.memberhub.store/ The dues are $7 per individual; or $20 per family.

Please make sure that you have your parking lot stickers displayed properly in your vehicle.  All students who park on campus in either the Sr. Parking Lot or the Southside Parking Lot must have their vehicle registered in the office (see Ms. Alley in the business office for the required paperwork) and have the proper parking lot sticker displayed in the windshield of their vehicle.  Vehicles that are not registered with the school and do not display a LOT PARKING PASS are considered to be parked illegally and are subject to towing at the owners expense.  Only properly registered vehicles with the current 2020-21 Parking Lot Window Stickers will be allowed to park in campus parking lots.   

Don’t forget to link your Food City Value card to Tennessee High School. You can do this by going to foodcity.com/schoolbucks.

Help support the PTA through this year’s Turtleson fundraiser!  Turtleson offers premier lifestyle and active wear perfectly suited to your style. Turtleson is owned by Tennessee High School graduates, and now their own children are students at Tennessee High. In support of THS, they have offered to host this fundraiser, discounting the apparel and matching up to $500.  This link (https://bit.ly/THSptaFundraiser2021) will automatically enter in your discount code during the "checkout" process. This code entitles you to 25% off of your Turtleson order from the options below. 25% will go to Tennessee High School and will be matched up to $500 by Turtleson.  If you do not use the link, you can also enter the code: TNHIGH2021PTA.  Thank you for your support!!

FCA meets on Fridays after school in the auditorium

The Viking Motorcycle Club will meet Wednesday afternoons in Mr. Strickland’s room (3418) directly after school. All are welcome to join.

 A fire can breakout with little or no warning. The more prepared you are, the safer you will be. Know your emergency evacuation routes at school and at home. Don’t forget to identify a secondary evacuation route in case your primary route is not available.

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