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Choose Kindness Book Drive - The books that are donated will benefit the younger children of Tift County Schools. Please bring your gently used books to the media center and front office. There are donation boxes. Follow them on - instagram - choose_kindness-everyday & Facebook - Choose Kindness Everyday

 

Candy Masquerade with Dr. Rebecca Staub - Everything you need to know about THC laced candy! Click here for the link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akGM5-Rr_tQ


Thursday, Mar 4th - Georgia Southern Admissions will be hosting an information night in Valdosta, GA on Thursday, March 4th at 7 p.m. This event will be held at the Holiday Inn Conference Center so there will be plenty of room for social distancing.


Representatives will be there to provide students/families an opportunity to meet with us, get some information about Georgia Southern, and have a great time! 


We can only allow for up to 60 people to attend the event, a max of 1 guest per student so do let your students know of that. Masks are also to be worn during the entire event, and we will have light individually wrapped snacks and refreshments.  


After the event, students will be given a fee waiver so they can apply to us at no cost if they attend the event as a thank you for coming!


Students can register for this event using this link: https://discover.georgiasouthern.edu/portal/off-campus?id=dff13515-7bfb-4846-8889-d294cad2ce03


Thursday, March 4th - GMC Valdosta will be having an informational Dual Enrollment night on March 4th at 6:00pm.  We are inviting all parents and students who would be interested in dual enrollment for the upcoming school year, 2021-2022.  This will be a great chance for students and parents to ask questions about admission, funding and registration.  We are more than happy to assist your students and their parents in this process.  Please help us spread the word to your upcoming juniors and seniors.  Attached is an informational flyer that can also be posted on your Facebook pages J

 

Students who wish to attend must RSVP with our admissions office. They can call 229-375-5650 or email us at val_admissions@gmc.edu. Participants will be required to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.



Sun, Mar 14th - Minimum of five $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors involved in STEM Application deadline March 14, 2021 Visit GetIntoEnergyGA.com for more information on careers in energy! For questions or concerns, email Mary Long at mary.long@opc.com.

http://www.geicc.org/scholarship/


Monday, Mar 15th - 21st Century Summer Leadership Program - Applications for our 2021 summer leadership institutes are open! High school students in Georgia who are in grades 9-11 right now can apply to one of 4 summer leadership institutes. Each summer leadership institute is a week-long leadership development program bringing together diverse students from across the state to engage in workshops and team-building activities, network with and learn from business professionals, explore career paths and more! Deadline is March 15th.  

https://www.21stcenturyleaders.org/student-programs/summer/


Fri, Mar 19th - Seniors, We will be hosting three FAFSA Fridays. The dates are March 19 and April 16. Please use the link below or open the attached flyer and use the QR code to register for a date and a time slot.

https://forms.gle/uv9NobJeRPwjE6LdA 

Please make sure your parents/guardian can attend that day. Also make sure they bring the appropriate documents with you. Check the flyer for a list of items to bring. Please email your counselor if you have any questions.



March 19, 2021 - Deadline for GA Volunteerism and Service Award - As a senior, students who document their volunteer hours of service during high school 9-12 may qualify to earn a Georgia Student Service Award and honor cord as a graduating senior. Log sheet must be turned into Mrs. C. Fletcher by March 19, 2021. All needed paperwork can be found on the TCHS website under the Student tab.


Mon, March 22 - Upcoming 11th and 12th graders:  If you are interested in Georgia's Dual Enrollment Program (taking college classes during high school), please visit the TCHS Guidance & Counseling Website and view the Dual Enrollment Informational Session video and follow the 7 Simple Steps prior to March 22.  Dual Enrollment meetings for fall semester will be held March 22-26 in the Media Center.  


Class of 2021 STAR STUDENT Criteria:

  • Top 10% of the Class of 2021
  • Have the highest SAT score on a single national testing date.
  • Last Acceptable SAT for the Class of 2021 STAR Student:  Mar 13, 2021. The "old" three-part SAT will not be accepted for the 2021 STAR and going forward.

Fri, Apr 16th - Seniors, We will be hosting three FAFSA Fridays. The last date April 16. Please use the link below or open the attached flyer and use the QR code to register for a date and a time slot.

https://forms.gle/uv9NobJeRPwjE6LdA 

Please make sure your parents/guardian can attend that day. Also make sure they bring the appropriate documents with you. Check the flyer for a list of items to bring. Please email your counselor if you have any questions.

Dual Enrollment - make sure you are checking your TCHS and college email daily!!!

Parking permits - contact Mr. Russ Davis at rdavis@tiftschools.com to get your parking permit. 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

-Cash or Check made out to TCHS


2021 Yearbooks are now on sale!! - You may order online paying in full or put a $20 deposit down to reserve your book. The balance must be paid off before the book will be released to the student. Check your email from Dr. Hughes for details. Link to order online: https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/1096

Yearbook packages are as follows...

Package #1:  $65 - Plain Yearbook

Package#2:  $70 - Yearbook with Nameplate
Package#3:  $75 - Yearbook with Nameplate and Spring Supplement



Club News:


Every Monday - Academic Quiz Bowl meets every Monday at 2:50 p.m. in room A220.  If you enjoy trivia, come join us!


FCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes - meet every Tuesday morning at 7:30 a.m. in the ROTC room 924. Here is the Google Meet link:  meet.google.com/qmy-pozv-hqm




Sports News:


Tuesday, March 2nd:

 

CANCELED - Baseball (V) @ Coffee - 6:00pm

Tennis vs. Lowndes - 4:00pm

 

Wednesday, March 3rd:

 

Baseball (C/JV) vs. Lee County - C 4:30pm, JV 6:30pm

Tennis @ Colquitt - 4:00pm

Basketball (V Boys) vs. Barkmar, Round 3 Playoff - 6:00pm

 

Thursday, March 4th:

 

Baseball (C/JV) @ Cook - C 4:30pm, JV 6:30pm

 

Friday, March 5th:

 

Soccer (V) @ Camden - Girls 5:00pm, Boys 7:00pm

Baseball (V) vs. Yulee, FL - 4:00pm, Baker, FL - 6:00pm

Gymnastics vs. Villa Rica @ West GA Gym Center - 6:00pm

 

Saturday, March 6th:

 

Golf (Boys) Johnny Paulk Invitational, Jekyll Island

Golf (Girls) Glynn Ryder Cup, Jekyll Island

Track (HS) Andy Summers Inv. @ Home - 9:00am

Basketball (V Boys) Round 4 Playoff vs. (winner of McEachern/Collins Hill) - TBA