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Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Character Education Word of the Week:

Punctuality: 1: Being on time; prompt 2: Arriving, doing something, or happening at the expected or correct time; not late

-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.

-If you would like to obtain a locker, please see Assistant Principal Mr. Russ Davis during lunch for a locker assignment. You must either purchase a $5.00 lock or use a lock previously purchased from TCHS.

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

-$80 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

Students interested in serving on the State School Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council, please see Mrs. Paige Wells in the Counseling Office for details and the application. 

  • All applications must be signed by Mrs. Seigler before submitting

  • Submission date: August 27th, 2019

STEM in AGtion: Wednesday, September 11 in the Seminar Room of the NESPAL Building at the UGA Tifton Campus from 9 AM - 1 PM. 

  • Cost is $10 per student

  • This is a 1-day UGA campus visit with hands-on labs for high school students interested in science or STEM-related fields.

  • Seats are LIMITED!

  • Lunch and a T-Shirt are included

  • Register online at <http://bit.ly/stemagtion>

ShowCAES ‘19- A UGA College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences recruitment event on Tuesday, September 17th, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center at 5:30 PM.

  • Explore academic programs

  • Learn about UGA admissions

  • Talk to Financial Aid Counselors

  • Meet Faculty, Staff, & Current Students

  • Get info on Graduate and Double Dawgs Programs

  • Meal Provided!

  • Register online at <https://apply.uga.edu/register/ShowCAES2019>

Seniors/Juniors interested in attending the University of Georgia need to sign up in Guidance for an interest meeting in the Performing Arts Center on September 17th during ELT.

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 Guidance Office for more information. 

-Currently in need of student leaders willing to Tutor in all the listed areas

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

-SAT and ACT Fee Waivers request forms are available in the Guidance Office.

SAT Registration Deadline: September 6th for Test Date of October 5th

ACT Registration Deadline: August 30th for Test Date of September 14th.

Club News:

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!

TCHS Blue Devil Players ‘19-’20 Season:

-The Marvelous Wonderettes (1 Act Version) by Roger Bean

September 27 & 28, 2019

6:00 PM in the PAC

-Shakespeare’s Macbeth (1 Act Version)

November 22 & 23, 2019

6:00 PM in Room 703

-A Night with the Tony’s (6th Annual Dinner Theater)

March 18th-21st, 2020

6:30 PM in Room 703 *RSVP is required*

-Chicago (High School Edition)

April 30th - May 2nd, 2020 @ 6:00PM

May 3rd, 2020 @ 3:00 PM


Ticket Prices: Adult- $10 Students- $5

For more information, please e-mail Mr. Alley at <jake.alley@tiftschools.com>


-Yearly dues at $15 and may be paid in Room 312 to Mrs. Thompson.

-Due by August 28th

-There will be a Chapter Meeting on August 28th in Room 312 @ 3:20 PM

-Perry Fair Trip

-October 10th, 2019

-Cost is $60 for both dues and the fair until August 28th

-After August 28th, the cost is $65 for both dues and fair

-The fair only cost $45 if dues have already been paid.

-Fair money is due by September 6th

Sports News:

Students may purchase tickets for Friday’s, August 23rd, football game versus Warner Robins during their lunch on Friday for $8!

Friday, August 23rd:

-Football will compete in their first home game at Brodie Field against Warner Robins with kickoff at 7:30 PM.

  • Please participate in the White Out for Bate in support of our Football Team & their Coaches

Saturday, August 24th:

-Cross Country will compete in the Cougar Classic in Tallahassee, Florida.

- Varsity Volleyball will compete in a match in Lowndes beginning at 10:00 AM.

Quote of the Day:

“The man who is regular and punctual will get sure success in all walks of life.”

-Sivananda Saraswati