Monday, May 4, 2015

(A) - Charleston HS-dismiss 2:00 – bus 2:15 p.m.
(A) - Mt. Zion GS Field-dismiss 2:45 – bus 3:00 p.m.
(A) - Hillsboro HS-dismiss 2:30 – bus 2:45 p.m.

Macaroni/Cheese w/ham
Chicken Sandwich w/bacon gravy
Meat Lover’s Pizza
Turkey & Cheese Deli
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Beef Nachos

Congratulations to the THS journalism team on their performance at the IHSA Journalism state competition, held at Eastern Illinois University last Friday. Taylorville finished fifth in the state as a team, with four members bringing home medals. Freshman Riley Barker came home the state champion in yearbook caption writing; junior Hope Johnson brought home two medals, placing second in yearbook layout and third in yearbook theme development; and freshman Jessica Parsons finished fifth in broadcast news. 

Any graduating senior who would like to volunteer to give the benediction at the graduation ceremony, please see Mrs. Sandy Williams in the Main Office.

Madrigal Auditions
Madrigal Auditions will be held during the month of May for next year’s Madrigal Singers group.  If you have thought about being a part of this exciting tradition, this is your chance!  Information sheets and the required music for the audition are available now in the main office and outside the choir room (room 159).  There will be an optional audition workshop at 3:30 on Monday, May 4.  Anyone who wants to know what the audition will be like and learn the required music should attend the workshop.  Auditions will be held Tuesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 6.  You must sign up for a specific audition time outside the choir room.  See Mr. Chase if you have any questions.

Counseling Center
Driver Education and Credit Recovery Summer school registration forms are now available from the counselors in the Student Services office.  All registration forms must be submitted with the registration fee in order for the student to be placed on the list.  Both programs are limited in space.  If you have any questions, see your counselor.  Credit Recovery students must discuss with your counselor which class (es) you need to sign up for in summer school.  There is a limit of two classes for credit recovery registration.

Attention seniors:  Applications for the Kids Are Kids Scholarship are now available in Student Services.  This scholarship awards one $1,000 monetary gift to a student who is planning on majoring in education for students with special needs or for students who currently receive special services.

Attention Seniors:  The application for the Stonington Lions Club Scholarship is now available in Student Services or online on the counseling page of the high school website.  Applicants must live in the former Stonington School District.  Deadline to apply is July 1.

Attention Students:  Applications for summer employment at Monsanto corn research and soybean purity are now available in Student Services.  Application deadline is May 22.

Volunteer Opportunity
Taylorville United Methodist Church is looking for students to do volunteer work at their summer meal program.  Further information may be obtained by call Cindy at 824-2782.  Applications are available in the Main Office.