Thursday, October 2, 2014

(A) - Charleston HS-dismiss 2:15 –bus 2:30 p.m.
(A) - Charleston HS-dismiss 2:15 – bus 2:30 p.m.

Turkey w/gravy
Cheeseburger Wrap
Jalapeno Pepperoni Pizza
Ham & Salami Wrap
Chicken Caesar Salad
Beef Quesadilla

The Olde Bowl in Taylorville will be having a special on Sunday October Fifth 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.

JV Scholastic Bowl Players
Stop by Mr. Blades room 128 before or after school this week to sign up for Scholastic Bowl.  Our first match is next week.  We will have a short meeting Monday, October 6th after school.  It should only take 5 minutes.  See you there.

Students please stop by the library and sign up for Read for a Lifetime or Abe Lincoln Program.

Throw Down in the VILLE
Taylorville softball team will be holding a bags tournament "Throw Down in the VILLE!”
The tournament will be Saturday, October 11th at the Taylorville High School tennis courts. Registration and open boards will be from 10-11am with the tournament starting at 11:15 A.M. You may pre-register your team with Mr. Novar before school or after school or sign-ups will take place during lunch starting Wednesday. Please register before October 9th. The Cost for a team is $10. There will be food, music and chances to win cash and prizes. This tournament is for students in 7th-12th grade. If you have any questions see Mr. Novar.

Student Council Coat Give Away
The 6th annual Coat Give Away will take place during parent/teacher conferences October 9 & 10. Conferences are from noon to 8:00 pm and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Students are needed to help man the donation site.  If you would like to sign up for a shift, please see Mrs. Sorrill in room 226. 

We are sponsoring our annual College Night to be held Wednesday, October 8th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Representatives from 48 colleges, universities, technical schools and the military will be in attendance to distribute information and answer questions.  There will also be two financial aid seminars presented at 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. and 7:15 – 8:00 p.m.  This event is free and open to all students and parents from Taylorville and surrounding schools.  No reservations are necessary.  

In support of College Night on Wednesday, October 8th, all students and staff are encouraged to wear a college, university, trade school, or military t-shirt or hoodie to school that day.   (Oct. 2 – Oct. 8)

An updated scholarship bulletin is now available in Student Services, from classroom teachers, and online on the counseling link of the high school webpage.  (Oct 2 – 3)

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.

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.
Eureka College – Thursday, October 23rd at 9:00 a.m.

University of Missouri at St. Louis – Thursday, October 23 at 1:00 p.m.