Wednesday, March 2, 2016


Hamburger Horseshoe
Pizza Meatball Sub
Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Roasted Vegetable Wrap
Campfire Beans/Baby Carrots
Fresh Fruit/Orange Juice

The list of the crew members for this year’s musical is posted outside of the library.  There will be an informational meeting for all crew members today at 2:30 p.m. in the choir room.
Tickets are on sale now for this year's THS production of The Sound of Music!
To reserve your seats now, contact Kathy Fergin at
825-4857 or
Evening performances are;
Thursday, March 17 at 7:00 pm
Friday, March 18 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 19 at 2:00 pm
Saturday, March 19 at 7:00 pm
Ticket prices are;
Adult Reserved seats $9 each
Student Reserved seats $7 each
Adult General seating $7 each
Student General seating $5 each
Dodgeball Tournament
There will be a dodgeball tournament on Monday, March 7th at 6:30 p.m. in the West Gym.  There will be 6-8 players per team with at least two of each gender.   The cost is $40 per team.
Hat Day
Today is Hat Day.   You should pay your $2 when you arrive at school and then you will receive a wrist band.  Locations to pay will be cafeteria and main foyer. All proceeds are going to the senior class memorial fund.
National Foreign Language Week
All students are invited to participate in the following activities in room 300 to celebrate National Foreign Language Week, March 7th-13th:

Pre-week activity: Poster contest – create a poster with the theme “Languages Enrich Your Mind” (winner gets a $10 gift certificate to Charro restaurant).  Due by Friday, March 4th.  
If interested stop by room 300 for more information.
during Advisory
Monday, March 7th
Spanish Karaoke
Begin making piñatas
Tuesday, March 8th
No activity (students are welcome to come work more on piñatas)
Continue making piñatas
Wednesday, March 9th
Tortilla flipping contest
Story time in Spanish
Continue/ Finish making piñatas
Thursday, March 10th
Vocabulary Ball game
Taco eating contest
Continue/ Finish making piñatas (if needed)
Friday, March 11th
Latin Dancing (& contest)
Spanish Trivia Contest
Finish making piñatas (if needed)
Sign up for Piñatas, the ball game, & the taco eating contest in room 300 by Friday, March 4th
Student Council
Student Council is planning to host a video game tournament.  If you have any suggestions or questions, see Ryan Held or Reese Bergschneider.

Counseling Center
Attention Seniors:  Registration with Selective Service applies to virtually all men living in the U.S. All males are required by law to register within 30 days of their 18th birthday.  Register either online at or at any U.S. Post Office.  See the counselors if you have questions.
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Thursday, March 3 at 10:00 a.m.
Blackburn College - Tuesday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m.
Eastern Illinois University - Tuesday, March 8 at 1:00 p.m.
St. Ambrose University - Wednesday, March 9 at 11:15 a.m.
Lincoln Land Community College - Wednesday, March 16 at 1:00 p.m.
Employment Opportunity
The Taylorville Park District has Job Opening for lifeguards, front desk and concessions for Manners Park Pool, as well as, Day camp counselors and directors.  The Park District is also looking for a responsible individual to run the Don Bragg Concession Stand beginning late April till mid-November.  Interested candidates must have reached the age of 15 and reside within the Taylorville Park District to be considered for employment.  The Park District will give the training needed to be a certified lifeguard.   Those wishing to work concessions must have a food handler’s license or be willing to attain one.  Applications may be picked up at the Manners Park Office Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. or on line at  All applications must be turned in not later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2016.  The Taylorville Park District is an equal opportunity employer.
Blood Drive

Taylorville Memorial Hospital is hosting a blood drive today from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the hospital auditorium.   You must be 18 years of age to donate at this location.