Thursday, October 22, 2015

No Sporting Events
Turkey Roast w/stuffing
All American Rolletto
White Garlic Pizza
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Congratulations to Hope Johnson who was selected as the recipient of the DAR Good Citizen Award.

T-ShirtsThe sports boosters are selling 2015 Football Playoff shirts for $15 and hoodies for 25.00 each.  The shirts will be purple and order forms are in the main office.   Orders need to be returned to the main office by Friday, Oct 23.  Shirt pickup will be Thursday, Oct 29 at 6 pm in the cafeteria!

The football program is also selling 2015 Apollo Conference Championship t-shirts to celebrate our undefeated season.  This year, there are two designs, one for the offense and one for defense, and you can choose which one you would like.  Order forms are in the main office and you can return them to the Main Office or to Coach Odam.  All order forms need to be turned in by Wednesday, Oct 28th and shirt pickup will be Friday, November 6th.  Go Tornadoes!

Class Meeting
We need all Sophomores & Juniors to meet in the cafeteria on Friday morning.  We will be discussing information pertaining to curriculum for next school year.  We will call the Sophomores down to the cafeteria @ 8:20 and the Juniors at 9:20.
Homecoming pictures, as well as student pictures, have arrived and may be picked up in Room 144 before or after school any day this week.
Students if you like to read EBook’s please stop by the library and check out this new service we offer.
Student Council
Taylorville High School Student Council is hosting a blood drive in the East Gym from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23rd.   If you are 16 years old you must complete the parental consent form provided by CICBC.  Remember eat and drink before donating.  You must present donor or photo ID to donate. Signup sheets are available in the Main Office for students who want to donate.
Art Club
There will be an art club meeting on Friday, 10/23 at 5:00 p.m. in the art room.
There will be a soccer meeting for all Varsity and JV players in Room 135 on Friday, October 23rd.  We will turn in uniforms and discuss our banquet.
There will be a meeting today after school in Room 143 for everyone interested in wrestling this year.

Girls Bowling
There will be a short, mandatory meeting in room 141 (Mr. Caniff’s Room) on Friday after school for any girl interested in joining the Bowling team. If you cannot attend on Friday, please see Mr. Caniff before or after school in room 141.

Boys Bowling
Tryouts for the Taylorville High School 2015-2016 Boys Bowling team will be held on Monday October 26th from 4 pm till 6 pm at the Olde Bowl. Any interested students wanting to join the team must have an up-to-date physical turned into the school nurse and be registered online with the 8to18 website in order to tryout.
Girls Basketball
There will be a Parent/Coaches meeting for all girls and their parent/guardian who are interested in playing basketball this year on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 from 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM in the West Gym.
Coat Drive
The annual Coat Challenge is now taking place and will continue until October 25th.  Bring us your old coats that are in good shape or purchase a new coat to donate.  All sizes and genders are needed.  We have a special need for children’s coats.  Help us make the annual coat drive a success.  Coats may be dropped off in Mrs. Schafer’s room, Mr. Elvidge’s room or the box located in the Main Foyer.  Person or group who brings in the most coats wins a $50 Angelo’s gift card.
Counseling Center
Attention Seniors:  A list of college visit days for the month of November is now available from classroom teachers, on the counseling link of the high school web page, and on the Remind message service.  Please refer to page 118 in your agenda book when scheduling college visits.
Attention Students:  An updated scholarship bulletin is now available in Student Services, from classroom teachers, online on the counseling web page, or via your Remind account.
Attention Students:  The following colleges will have admission representatives here to meet with students on the following dates.  If interested in attending, please register in Student Services and get a pass from a counselor.
Midwest Technical Institute - Monday, October 26 at 9:00 a.m.
Illinois State University - Monday, October 26 at 10:00 a.m.
Savannah College of Art & Design - Tuesday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m.