Friday, February 19, 2016


Saturday, February 20, 2016

Meatballs Romano
White Garlic Pizza
Ham/Turkey/Cheese Salad
Mashed Potatoes / Side Salad
Fresh Fruit / Diced Pears
Congratulations to Hope Johnson for being selected as this year’s graduation class speaker!

Student Council
Student Council will be hosting a winter semi-formal dance.  The dance will be held from 7-10 p.m. this Saturday, February 20th  in the East Gym.  The cost will be $10.00 at the door.  Only current students of THS will be attending the dance.

Hat Day will be on Wednesday February 24th. $2 to wear a hat and you must be wearing a wristband to wear a hat in class. Wristbands will be sold in the cafeteria, main foyer, and freshman hallway. All proceeds will go to the memorial for Devan, Brandon, and Nick.
Dodgeball Tournament
There will be a dodgeball tournament on Wednesday, February 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the West Gym.  Teams should consist of 6-8 players with at least two of each gender.  The cost is $40 per team.  Registration sheets will be available in the Main Office the week of the tournament.
Volleyball Tournament
St. Mary’s Youth Group is having a volleyball tournament on Saturday, February 27th.  Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. and the tournament begins at 7 p.m.  The cost is $5 per person and $1 for spectators.  There are 6-8 players per team and players 7th grade and up can play.  All proceeds will benefit Loving Arms Crisis Pregnancy Center in Taylorville.
Student Athletes
There are 3 opportunities in the area to see Mr. Jack Renkens, a former college coach and expert in college recruiting.  The events are free of charge and are being held as follows:
Monday Feb 22 at Effingham HS Gym 7:00 pm and Tuesday Feb 23 at Mt. Zion HS Auditorium  7:00 pm
For further information visit
Counseling Center
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign - College of Nursing - Monday, Feb. 22 at 10:00 a.m.
Western Illinois University - Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 9:30 a.m.
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.
Lincoln Land Community College - Wednesday, March 16 at 1:00 p.m.

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.