Monday, March 16, 2015

No sporting events.

Meatball Pizza Sub
Pizza Sticks
Hawaiian Ham Pizza
Ham & Cheese Deli
**Thai Chicken Salad
Beef Quesadilla

Congratulations to the following individuals for being selected to next year’s Purple Reign Executive Board:
2015-2016 Purple Reign Executive Board

Carlie Bitchenauer      Bella Paisley
Vice President
Jade Bergschneider
Masters of Ceremonies
Ben Dorchinez                        Ryan “Chickie” Brown
Mason Boston
Senior Representatives
Hannah Jachino                       Kyle Kuntzman
Junior Representatives
Mallory Brotherton     Levi Spurgeon
Sophomore Representatives
Emily Morrison                       Reese Bergschneider
Kamilla Allen              Emma Curtin
Freshman Representatives
Emma Kelly                Brandon Odam          
Justin Wright
Public Relations
Meg Kettelkamp         Jessica Parsons           
Sidney Wolfe              Kelsey Winchester
Technology Coordinators
Jacob Boehme             Mallory Westrick
Ethan Hogge

Stay tuned in April for announcements and news regarding Purple Reign registration for the 2015-2016 school year.  Next year is going to be even bigger and better and we hope everyone is as excited as we are.  GO TORNADOES!

Thanks to all who participated in of the National Foreign Language Week activities & congratulations to the following winners:
Tortilla Flip: Blake Carmean
Poster Contest: Emily Blackwell
Cookie/Candy bowl winner: Caitlin Hadden

And for those of you who were curious about the trivia…
Shakespeare & Cervantes both passed away on April 23, 1616 (although it’s argued that both may have passed away on April 22nd).
The largest bullfighting ring is Plaza México in Mexico City.
Carlos V was the king of Spain when Cortes conquered the Aztec Empire.
The language spoken by the most people in the world is Mandarin & the language that is the official language of the fewest people in the world is Konkani, although Kaixana and Taushiro each only have 1 person left in the world that speak the language fluently (any of these answers would have been accepted as the language spoken by the fewest people in the world).

Attention Students:  Any students with lockers on 3rd floor will need to take all materials with them today after school.  You will not have access to lockers on Tuesday due to ACT testing.

Dodgeball Tournament
Student Council is hosting a dodgeball tournament in the West Gym on Thursday, March 19th at 6:00 p.m.  Entry forms will be in the Main Office.  The cost is $5 per person.  Team size is 8 people, two of opposite gender.  Return completed forms to Luke Sloan or can submit forms the evening of the tournament. 

Students and Faculty
Mrs. Doyen in room 313, has a Get Well Soon card for Ms. Glenn. Students and Staff may stop by her room during advisory or afterschool to sign the card.

Counseling Center
Attention Juniors:  You will be taking the ACT on Tuesday, March 17th.  Please report to 3rd floor by 8:00 a.m.  Use the center stairway. You will need to bring two #2 wood pencils, a calculator and photo ID.  The test will end approximately at 1:00 p.m.  You will be allowed to leave the building once the testing is complete. 

Juniors:  Reminder to those juniors that received paperwork for LLCC PACT and HEAT programs for next year,  this is paperwork is due by the end of the school day on Monday, March 16 to Mrs. Sawyer. If paperwork is not turned in on time students will be dropped from the LLCC programs and will attend THS full time.  If you have questions, see Mrs. Sawyer.

Attention Seniors:  The Dr. George Ferry Scholarship application is available online on the counseling link of the high school web page.  This award is for students entering a medical profession.

Attention Seniors:  The Taylorville Education Association Scholarship application is now available online on the counseling link of the high school webpage.

Attention Students:  The following representatives will be here during the lunch hours in the cafeteria to meet with students.  Please ask them questions at their display tables.

Monday, March 16 – United States Marines
Wednesday, March 18 – United States Army and Paul Mitchell the School for Cosmetology

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.

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.