Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Salisbury Steak
Grilled Ham & Cheese
Meat Lover’s Pizza
Tuna Salad Sub
Buffalo chicken Salad
Pasta Fagioli

Congratulations to the Lady Tornadoes Basketball Team for winning the Apollo Conference Championship by defeating Effingham last evening.  The final score was 55 to 40.  Go Tornadoes!

Congratulations to the following wrestlers who qualified for the individual Sectional on Friday and Saturday this week. David Cruikshank, Will Cruikshank, Heath Fleming, David Gideon, Preston Lindsey and Keane Rogers. Please excuse them at 12:45 pm on Friday for a 1:00 leave time to the Mattoon Individual Sectional.

All wrestlers can turn their equipment in to Coach Pullen Friday morning before school in the weight room.

Boys Track
There will be a meeting after school for all boys interested in track and not currently participating in a winter sport on Tuesday, February 17th in Room 143.  This is a mandatory meeting.  Official practice starts on Wednesday, February 18th.

Art Club
Today is the last day to purchase Valentine’s Day roses.  Roses will be on sale during the lunch hours.

THS Hall of Fame
The THS Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations at this time for the upcoming dinner/induction ceremony.
Nominations previously submitted are still active, but if you would like to nominate someone new, forms are available in both Student Services and the main office.   They are also available online at  All nominations are due by February 21, 2015

Counseling Center
Attention Seniors:  The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Scholarship application is now available in Student Services.  This scholarship awards tuition and fees for two semesters to Lincoln Land Community College and tuition for two semesters to Richland Community College.  Applications are due Friday, February 13.

Attention Juniors:  Are you an enterprising student with an interest in business?  Then you may want to consider the newly developed Christian County CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) Program.  This year long accredited high school class connects students to area business leaders where students will experience the challenges and rewards of creating and running a business.  For additional information and applications, see Mrs. Sawyer or Ms. Wagoner in Student Services.  Applications are due February 15.

Attention Juniors:  You will be completing the non-testing portion of the ACT on Thursday, February 12 during hours 1 – 3 in the cafeteria.  Please bring two #2 pencils to the session.  Please report to your first hour class before reporting to the cafeteria.  Be sure to know your table assignment which is available from classroom teachers. 

Attention Students:  The following colleges and universities will be here to visit with students.  If interested in attending, please register in Student Services
and get a pass from a counselor.

University of Illinois at Springfield on Thursday, February 12 at 8:45 a.m.
Bradley University on Wednesday, February 18 at 9:00 a.m.
MacMurray College on Wednesday, February 18 at 10:00 a.m.
Western Illinois University on Thursday, February 19 at 10:00 a.m.
Blackburn College on Tuesday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m.
Southeast Missouri State University on Tuesday, March 24 at 9:00 a.m.
Lincoln Land Community College on Tuesday, March 31 at 1:00 p.m.