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News for Today  8/17/17


Parking permits-All permits are sold on a first come, first served basis. Before purchasing a Parking Permit, the student must complete the Parking Permit Packet (available on the TCHS website or in the media center), have it signed by a parent/guardian, and provide proof of driver’s license, registration, and insurance. Permits are $80(cash or check). Permits will be sold before school, lunch, and after school.


All rules/procedures for dress code, tardies, and IDs will be enforced!!!


Charging Stations for Chromebooks are set up in the Commons and in the Media Center


Parents are allowed to watch the Chromebook presentation during school hours, if they haven’t watched it yet. Both you and your parents have to watch the video and sign-in online in order

to receive your Chromebook.


August 24th- You are invited to a Peach State Tour Information Session at Tift County High School at 6:00 PM-8:00 PM on August 24, 2017 in the PAC. Parents and students will have the opportunity to learn more about Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, and the University of Georgia. The event is FREE and open to ALL high school students and their families, but space is limited! Register online today to secure your spot.    http://www.peachstatetour.org/


October 11th= The PSAT will be given at TCHS on Wednesday, October 11th.  All sophomores who are in the 10th grade for the first time this year will take the PSAT free of charge, but they must sign-up in the guidance office if they are interested. Not all Sophomores will be required to take the PSAT.  Juniors who desire to take the PSAT to compete for National Merit and National Achievement Scholarships must pay $15.00 to take the PSAT and also sign-up in the guidance office. Deadline to register for the PSAT is Friday, September 15th.


The SAT and ACT registration informational flyer is located in the Counseling Office.   SAT and ACT Fee Waiver Request Forms are available in the Counseling Office.


Students who are planning to take college level classes at ABAC spring semester through the Move On When Ready (MOWR) program should sign up for August 26th SAT or the September 9th ACT if you do not have the required SAT/ACT score.  A late fee may be required if you have not already registered.

ABAC’s MOWR Admissions requirements:  https://www.abac.edu/future-students/admissions/move-on-when-ready/move-on-when-ready.  SRTC’s MOWR Admissions requirements:  http://southernregional.edu/high-school-students.



SAT Registration Deadline- Test Date: October 7th Registration Deadline: September 8th Late Registration Deadline: September 27thth


ACT Registration Deadline- Test Date: October 28th  Registration Deadline: September 22nd Late Registration Deadline: September 23rd \-October 6th


Diversified Enterprise Logo Refreshing Contest- Diversified Enterprises is looking to refresh the current logo and we would like your help and creativity. The spiral in our logo represents the journey of life. We would like a logo that incorporates the spiral in a creative fashion. One design will be chosen as the winner, and that individual will receive an iPad Pro. Please see Ms. Coleman in the media center, for more information.


Club News


State School Superintendent, Richard Woods, seeks Student Council Advisory Council. For more information, pick up a packet in the Media Center and counseling office.  DeadlineAugust 30th.


Key Club Applications are available in room 104 with Mrs. Scott


Drama Club

- Disney's The Little Mermaid Open Auditions: Tuesday August 22 & Wednesday August 23 from 3:10-4:00 in Room 703. You will need a monologue and a song for the audition.

- Disney's The Little Mermaid Callbacks - Thursday August 24 starting at 4:00.



French Club will meet every Monday after school in Mr. William’s room (216). Hope to see you there!!!


FBLA will hold a New Member Social WednesdayAugust 23rd in room 312 at 3:15.  Anyone interested in joining or learning more about FBLA is welcome to come.  Food and drinks will be provided.


FBLA will hold their first Chapter Meeting on Wednesday, August 30th in room 312 at 3:15.  Come see what we have planned for Fall and the rest of the school year.


If you would like to be an FBLA member, you can now start paying dues of $15 to any Business Teacher in room 306, 310, or 312.


FBLA will be traveling to our Fall Motivational Rally at the Perry Fair on October 12th.  The cost of the trip is $40.  Money is due by September 11th.  You must be a paid member to attend.


FCA meets every Tuesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in the ROTC room 924/926 located in the gym. You may enter the gym through the side student parking lot doors nearest the ROTC classroom. You do not have to be an athlete to join and the club is FREE!  Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!!!



The Debate Team. We will meet in Ms. Keen's room #112.. All students are welcome. Debate Team dues are $20.00. They must be paid to Ms. Keen ( Room 112) by September 6. All dues after that time will increase to $25.00.


Math Club will meet on every Tuesday at 3:20 til 4:00 in room 208. If you like solving math problems come and join. Bring your Chromebook.


Sports News


Aug. 18-19-  TCHS Softball Team (Watermelon Invitational) @ TBA Good luck girls!!!


Aug. 17th TCHS Girls Volleyball vs. Sherwood/Mitchell(Home) @5:00 and 7:00 pm  Good luck girls!!!


Aug. 18th (Erk Russell Classic) TCHS Blue Devil Football vs. South Effingham(Georgia Southern) @5:00 pm


Aug. 19th TCHS Cross Country   Winnersville XC Meet(Valdosta) @8:00 a.m.  Go Big Blue!!!