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Friday, November 15th, 2019

Character Education Word of the Week:

Commitment: 1: An agreement or pledge to do something in the future 2: A promise or firm decision to do something 

-Please bring your Chromebook to school every day charged!

-Charging stations are located in the Media Center and the Commons, but the chargers are not provided and the school is not responsible for lost or stolen Chromebooks left within them.

Cell phones and Earbuds are NOT permitted in the hallways at ANY time.

-If you borrow a loaner Chromebook, please make sure to return it to the Media Center before 1st block the following day or a $1 late fee will be incurred on your student account.

Parking permits are sold AFTER school only. Please see Ms. Shealey in the Media Center. You must complete the following steps to obtain one:

-Have a completed parking permit packet with parents’ signatures

-Valid Class C or Class D license

-Proof of Insurance for Vehicle

-Current registration for Vehicle

-$56 Cash or Check made out to TCHS

-In regards to school lunches: please remember that you are permitted 1 breakfast and 1 lunch without charge per day. 

-You may purchase an additional breakfast for $2.00

-You may purchase an additional lunch for $3.50

-The PBIS/School Store has new items! Such as Dog Tags, Scrunchies, Decorative Tape, Bracelets, Notepads, and keychain wristlets!

-For prices, please see the posters in the Media Center.

-The TCHS World Language Department would like everyone to be aware that there is a Spanish Exemption/Placement Test for Native Spanish speakers.

-If you are interested in testing to earn credit for Spanish levels 1 & 2, please see Mrs. L. Aguirre in Room 211!

The Annual Fall American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 20th, in the Auxiliary Gym at Tift County High School from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

  • To sign up, please follow the instructions sent via e-mail to all students and fill out the Google Form.

  • Please note that only students ages 16 and up will be allowed to donate, however, all 16-year-olds must complete the parent permission form!

  • Chik-Fil-A gift cards will be presented to all donors while supplies last!

  • You may also make appointments by visiting <redcrossblood.org> and using sponsor code: tchs.

Counseling Dept. News: 

Dual Enrollment Interest: Spring 2020

-Students enrolled to take dual enrollment courses in the Spring need to schedule a meeting with their school counselor during the month of October.

-Please see Mrs. Jackson in the Counseling Department to set up an appointment for this meeting.

Apply to College Event: Tuesday, November 19th in the TCHS Media Center from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

-Sign up in the Counseling Department today!

-What to bring with you on the day of:

-GAFutures Login Info

-List of colleges you would like to apply to

-Social Security Number

-Place of Birth

-Driver’s License Info

-SAT / ACT Scores

-Completed Essays on thumb drive (If required)

Any student interested in the TCHS Peer-Tutoring Program in the areas of Math, Science, CTAE, Foreign Language, and Social Studies needs to contact the Counseling Department for more information. 


-Sign up in Counseling Department Office

-Contact Guzman to become a peer tutor

-TCHS offers SAT and ACT Prep Courses on Edgenuity! This program is free of charge and available to all students. See your counselor to sign up.

-SAT and ACT Fee Waivers request forms are available in the Counseling Department.

SAT Registration Deadline: Late registration is November 26th for a December 7th test date.


ACT Registration Deadline: Late registration is November 22nd for the December 14th test.

Club News:


-The next FBLA Chapter Meeting will be November 20th after school in Room 312.

-Bring a friend to earn points!

-If that friends joins FBLA, earn double points!

-$20 membership fees still being taken

-Operation Christmas Child:

-Bring in small shoebox items to send overseas for this community service

-Items are being taken up in Mrs. Thompson’s Room (312)

-Suitcase for Kids:

See Mrs. Thompson or join the REMIND to get sizes and items that need to be purchased for our kids!

-Items may be brought or dropped off in Room 312.

-All items are due by November 22nd!

-Brother Charlie’s Rescue Mission Thanksgiving Dinner:

-Members are needed to help serve dinner at Brother Charlie’s on November 21st.

-We will meet at Brother Charlie’s Rescue Mission location.

Geography Decathlon:

Please join us by participating in the 7th Annual Geography Decathlon sponsored by the Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence (TCFEE)!

-Date: November 19th, 2019

-Time: 5:30 PM

-Location: Tifton-Tift County Public Library

There will be prizes awarded to the top 3 finishers in the form of scholarship money!

-1st Place: $500

-2nd Place: $250

-3rd Place: $100

Please see or e-mail Dr. Shelley Fandel for more details and information!

Game Development Club:

  • Meets Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 - 4:30 PM in Mr. Holmes Room 306. 

  • If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Mr. Scarborough in Room 313 or through email at <andrew.scarborough@tiftschools.com>.


Follow @tiftffa on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to get weekly updates. 

Our calendar and other information can be found on our website www.tiftffa.com/1

FCA: All are welcome to join and attend the weekly Fellowship of Christian Athletes meetings every Tuesday at 7:30 AM in the ROTC Room (924).

-You do NOT have to be an athlete to attend!

Sports News:

Friday, November 15th:

-The TCHS Swim Team will compete in the Columbus Swimming Invitational with times TBA.

-The TCHS competition cheer team will compete in the State Competition in Columbus, Georgia.

Saturday, November 16th: 

-The TCHS competition cheer team will compete in the State Competition in Columbus, Georgia.

-The Blue Devil Varsity Wrestling Team will compete in the Blackbeard Duals at Allatoona High School beginning at 7:30 AM.

Boys Soccer Announcement:

-Any boys wishing to tryout for the Soccer Team must turn in ALL required paperwork (i.e. physical forms, concussion forms, etc.) to Coach Bobby Earls in Room A 209 no later than Monday, December 2nd.

Quote of the Day:

“Commitment is an act, not a word.”

-Jean-Paul Sartre