Tuesday, September 23, 2014

(A) - Vandalia CC-bus-2:15 p.m.
(A) - Effingham HS-bus 2:30 p.m.

BBQ Drumstick w/ Mac & Cheese
Beefsteak Sub
Sausage Pizza
Turkey & Cheese Wrap
Ham Pizza Salad
Spicy Soft Tacos

The first blood drive of the year will be this Friday, September 26. All students must sign up in the main office. Only students who are 16 or older may give blood.  Sixteen year olds must fill out a parental permission form and bring it on the day of the blood drive. Athletes who are IN season may not give blood.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will meet this evening at 7:00 p.m. in Room 129.  Come join us for bible study, food and fun.  Everyone is welcome.

The annual See You at the Pole prayer rally will be Wednesday morning, September 24th at 7:30 a.m.in the THS courtyard.  Join us in praying for our school, community and nation.

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 today at 4:15 p.m. in the East Gym.


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 www.llcc.edu/commed 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.

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.

Saturday, September 27th, Central Illinois Food Bank will be hosting a food distribution at Taylorville High School.  We are in need of volunteers to serve from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.  Sign-up sheets are in the Main Office.