Friday, September 19, 2014


Friday, 9/19/14
(A) - Mt. Pulaski HS-dismiss 3:00 bus 3:15 p.m.

Saturday, 9/20/14
(A) - Detweiler Park-bus 6:15 a.m.
(A) - Detweiler Park-bus 6:15 a.m.
(A) - Mt. Pulaski HS-bus 7:15 a.m.

Chili Cheese Potato
Chicken Cheese Wrap
BBQ Chicken Pizza
Chicken Salad Wrap
Ham Pizza Salad
Beef Enchilada

Yearbooks have arrived!
The 2014 yearbooks have arrived, with official distribution scheduled for today after school in the east gym. Incentive winners who do not have advisory may pick up their yearbooks after the end of eighth hour. Students who do have advisory may pick up their yearbooks right after school.

Scholastic Bowl
There will be a meeting after school in Room 306 on Thursday, Sept. 25th for any student who would like to be part of the THS Scholastic Bowl teams.   If you have any questions, see Mrs. Tanner or Mr. Blades.

Girls Basketball
Girls’ basketball open gyms will begin on Tuesday, September 23rd at 4:15 p.m. in the East Gym.

Boys Bowling
The Olde Bowl in Taylorville will be having a special on Sunday the 21st for any students interested in participating on the 2014 – 2015 THS Boys or Girls Bowling teams. From 6 pm till 8 pm any student can come by and bowl. The first game will be six dollars – every additional game bowled will only be one dollar. Shoe rental will be free. The THS Bowling coaching staff will be on hand to meet any interested newcomers and talk to them about the program.

Girls Swimming
Any girls interested in swimming in the IHSA sectional for Taylorville High School needs to contact Mr. Held by Tuesday September 23, 2014.  Jill Weckbach will be the coach this year.

Members of the Homecoming Court

Please be with your parents and at the gate going onto the track at 6:30 tonight for introduction of the court at the game.  Please don’t be late.   The announcement is scheduled for 6:40 pm.

Homecoming Picture Order Forms
Homecoming picture order forms are now available in the main office. The school photographer will be available in the high school cafeteria Saturday night from 8 until approximately 10:30 p.m. Order forms may be completed ahead of time and presented to the photographer with the appropriate payment enclosed, or students may obtain order forms from the photographer Saturday night.

Spirit days for homecoming will be the following:
Friday—Jersey Day/Purple Reign Shirt day

Homecoming Tickets will be on sale during the lunch hours today!  This will be your FINAL OPPORTUNITY to purchase a ticket.


ACT Prep class offered by LLCC to be held just before October 25th ACT test date.  Class will be held at THS September 23 – October 21, 6 -8 PM. and cost is $135.  Contact LLCC 786-2292 or on-line at for registration.  For more information call LLCC at 786-4905 or see THS counselors.

Attention Students:  Interested in a career in law enforcement?  Consider being a member of the Law Enforcement Explorer Post.  A police officer will be here on Thursday, September 25 during the lunch hours in the Cafeteria to discuss the program with interested students.  An Open House is scheduled for Thursday, October 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the basement of City Hall. 

Attention Students:  The following college and university admission representatives will be here to speak with students.
If interested in attending, register in Student Services and get a pass from a counselor.

Western Illinois University – Monday, September 22 at 9:30 a.m.
Millikin University – Thursday, September 25 at 9:00 a.m.
Illinois College – Tuesday, September 30 at 10:00 a.m.
Lincoln Land Community College – Wednesday, October 1 at 1:00 p.m.
Illinois State University – Thursday, October 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale – Monday, October 6 at 9:00 a.m.
Blackburn College – Monday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m.
Illinois Wesleyan University – Tuesday, October 14 at 1:00 p.m.
University of Missouri at St. Louis – Thursday, October 23 at 1:00 p.m.