Friday, April 10, 2015

(A) - Southeast HS-dismiss 2:30 – bus 2:45 p.m.
(A) - Southeast HS-dismiss 2:30 – bus 2:45 p.m.

Chicken Fajitas
Chicken Nugget Wrap
BBQ Chicken Pizza
Chicken Salad Deli
Ham Pizza Salad
Beef Enchilada

The Round 1 voting results for the 2015 Prom Court Candidates are as follows:

Queen Candidates:                               King Candidates: 

Hannah Boehme                                  Lane Bollinger
Grace Bollinger                                   Michael Buckles
Brooke Brandis                                    Bo Buschon
Allison Collingwood                            Tanner Champley
Toryn Davis                                         Benjamin Curtin
Alyviah Durham                                  Eric Dust
Katelyn McLaughlin                            Brent Frump
Olivia McLaughlin                               Elliot Hogge
Mia Rivecco                                        Brandon Moody

Round 2 Voting for Prom King and Queen will take place April 13-17 during lunch hours via Google Chromebooks.

Mrs. Doyen is looking for 6 sophomore students to assist at prom this year! Volunteers will receive a free ticket to their Junior prom. Sign up in room 313.

Prom T-shirt sales begin Monday during lunch hours. They are $15.

Wrestling open mats will begin next week at the junior high on Monday, April 13 and Thursday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m.

High School Cheer Tryouts:
Parent Meeting will be April 10th at 6:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Clinics will be held April 13-16th 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the high school cafeteria.  Actual Tryouts will be on April 17th starting at 4:30 p.m.  Any questions, please call Shelly 827-8787

As Ren from the classic movie “Footloose” would say: “Let’s Dance!”   Signups for the 2015-16 THS Dance team will begin on Monday, April 13 and end on Tuesday, April 21.  Sign-up sheets will be in the main offices of the THS and TJHS.   If you love to dance to contemporary music, enjoy developing your own choreography, and want to represent Taylorville High School, then feel free to sign up and attend tryouts on April 29, 30, and May 1.  All potential dancers will need an UPDATED PHYSICAL ON FILE in order to try-out.   Grab your dancing shoes and your best friends and we will see you at tryouts.

Taylorville Softball team will be selling "Tornado Nation" car decals for $10.   This is for a limited time and inventory is limited, so see a softball player for your limited edition "Tornado Nation" car decal.   Buy them today ONLY while supplies last.


Student Council
Student Council will be hosting a blood drive from 9-4 p.m. in the East Gym on Friday, April 17, 2015.
Sign-up sheets are in the Main Office.  Students who are 16 years of age must also have a parental consent form.

Girls Basketball
Any girl interested in participating in girls’ basketball next year may pick up a summer basketball schedule, as well as, a registration for “The Chute Basketball Camp” in the Main Office.

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

Attention Students:  Taylorville Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a “Teens Experiencing Nursing” Summer Camp for students interested in a career in professional nursing.  The camp will be held July 7 – July 9 with a maximum of 15 students from the surrounding area.  There is no charge to participants to attend.  Additional information and applications are available in Student Services or on the hospital website at

Attention Seniors:  The Dorris Scholarship application is now available in Student Services.  Applicants must plan on attending Eastern Illinois University.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2015. 

Attention Seniors:  Deadline dates for the following local scholarships are listed below.  Applications are available online on the counseling link of the high school web page and in Student Services.

April 10, 2015
William T. Barry Achievement Scholarship
Alice Benton Memorial Scholarship – Community Women’s Association

April 15, 2015
Thelma N. Peel Scholarship
Preston Lord Scholarship
TEA Scholarship

Mount Auburn Lioness Club – Bruce Hohenstein Memorial Scholarship