Monday, August 29, 2016

BBQ Chicken Pizza
Chicken Caesar Salad
Fresh Fruit / Applesauce
A reminder to all soccer players: The bus for Williamsville leaves promptly at 4 o'clock.
Library Club
THS Library Club first meeting of the year will be on Tuesday, August 30th after school in the library.  If you are unable to attend please see Ms. Porter.
Any students unable to pick up their yearbooks last Friday may stop by Room 142 before or after school any day this week. Anyone wanting to order a yearbook for the current school year should see Mrs. Ransdell in the main office. Prior to Thanksgiving break, yearbooks may be ordered at the bargain price of only $40. After Thanksgiving break, the price goes up to $55, so place your order as soon as possible.
The school photographer will be here on Tuesday, August 30th from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 the cafeteria for those students who missed having their picture done at registrations.  All students must have their picture taken by the school photographer.  Picture order forms are available in the Main Office.   All faculty and staff are to see the school photographer during this time.
Attention Students:  A representative from Big Brothers/Big Sisters will be here on Tuesday, August 30 during the lunch hours in the cafeteria to meet with students interested in volunteering as a youth mentor.  This is a great way to get involved in the community by helping children develop supportive relationships with positive role models.  See the representative at the display table for more information.
Attention Juniors:  We are offering the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) to Juniors on October 19 at 8:15 a.m.  This is an optional standardized test administered by the College Board and cosponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.  Scores are used to determine eligibility and qualification for the National Merit Scholarship Program.  Cost of the test is $15.  Register in Student Services.
Attention Students:  The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be administered on September 27 at 8:15 a.m. This test measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.  There is no fee for this test.  Please register in Student Services.  Preference will be given to juniors and seniors.
Attention seniors:  There will be a FAFSA Completion Preparation session for all seniors planning on attending college/university/vocational school next fall. As a reminder, the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) may be completed on October 1, 2016.  This session will be held on Tuesday, September 6 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.  See the counselors in Student Services for additional information.

Attention Students:  The following colleges/universities will be here to meet with students.  If interested in attending, please register in Student Services and get a pass from a counselor.
Lincoln Land Community College - September 8 at 10:00 a.m.
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign - September 16 at 9:00 a.m.
Eastern Illinois University - September 20 at 9:00 a.m.
Blackburn College - September 27 at 1:30 p.m.

Student Employment:  Alhstrom's in Taylorville is seeking a student to work in their office after school for approximately 10 hours/week.  Must be able to type documents in Word and enter data into Excel.  Compensation is $10.00/hour.  Email you letter of interest to Terry Dolenc at