Tri-County Junior-Senior High School Daily Announcements

All the latest News and Information

         Thursday, December 14th, RED DAY

Top Priority 

Students:  A marked improvement in the number of students who are getting to class on time!  Thank you for your commitment to getting to class on time!  It also helps to cut down on tardies and detentions!

Cell phones during class:   This is a reminder that you are NOT to be using cellphones during class unless your teacher approves of you doing so.   Junior High students are only allowed to have theirs at lunch.  Be a good digital citizen and use your phone responsibly.  Do not jeopardize the privilege of using them by abusing the policy.

Food in Classrooms and Hallways:  This is another reminder that all food is to stay in the cafeteria.  We continue to ask students to eat their food and drink drinks in the cafeteria as we continue to experience armies of ants and other ‘critters’ who may find their way into lockers and classrooms.  

Finals Schedule:  The finals schedule for first semester and second quarter rotations classes (junior high) is as follows:

Monday, Dec. 18

                8:10-11:00 Block 1

                11:00-11:30  Lunch 7, 8, 9

                            CAV 10, 11, 12

                11:35-12:05 Lunch 10, 11, 12

                            CAV 7, 8, 9

                12:10-3:10  Block 3

Tuesday, Dec. 19

                8:10-11:00 Block 2

                11:00-11:30  Lunch 7, 8, 9

                            CAV 10, 11, 12

                11:35-12:05 Lunch 10, 11, 12

                            CAV 7, 8, 9

                12:10-3:10  Block 4

Wednesday, Dec. 20

                8:10-11:00 Block 5

                11:00-11:30  Lunch 7, 8, 9

                            CAV 10, 11, 12

                11:35-12:05 Lunch 10, 11, 12

                            CAV 7, 8, 9

                12:10-3:10  Block 7

Thursday, Dec. 21

                8:10-11:00 Block 6

                11:00-11:30  Lunch 7, 8, 9

                            CAV 10, 11, 12

                11:35-12:05 Lunch 10, 11, 12

                            CAV 7, 8, 9

                12:10-3:10  Block 8

Activity Results: GO CAVS!!

Athlete of the Week

This week's Athlete of the Week is freshman Maddie Musser.  Musser helped lead the Lady Cavalier JV team to a victory Thursday night over county rival Frontier.  Musser finished the game with 20 points and 2 rebounds.  Congratulations Maddie Musser!

General Announcements

Holiday Food Drive

The middle school and high school student councils will be holding a holiday food drive from Monday, December 11th  through Friday.  Bring canned food items into your CAV times to help out families in need right here in our community.  Items will be collected each day during CAV time.  The middle school and high school CAV times with the most items brought in will receive a prize.  The food drive starts Monday, December 11th.  Let's show our community that TC can make a difference and help those in need.

Winner

Congratulations to Morgan Wood for winning the National Guard Bookbag. The drawing was held during lunch Monday, December 11th at the Army National Guard table!

PD Day

Our next PD Day is this Wednesday, January 10th.  Remember!!!  School starts @ 9:05 a.m./warning bell @ 9:00 AM

Seniors

Don't forget to come to the office to have your picture taken with your college, university, community college, military, apprenticeship, internship or other acceptance letter!  This is an accomplishment! Share your news with Tri-County and be proud.

Also Seniors:

The following seniors have not paid their junior/senior class dues.  Please see Mrs. Darla Harrington.  This needs to be paid before graduation:

Jordan Bise

Raegan Brantley

Austin Darnell

Tyler Enlow

Joseph Hollman

Hannah Jones

Britney Kaltenbach

Jordan Monroe

Jordan Wasson

Tyler Sweet

Savanna Priester

Kevin Ross

Kennedy Patrick

BULLYING?

Students, there is now an anonymous way of reporting bullying and instances of mistreatment and bad behavior. Located in the area across from career center, just next to cafeteria is a STOP

BULLYING BOX.  Forms are available at the box and can be dropped off in the box. The forms will be collected regularly by Mr. McCracken.

SAT/ACT Testing

Attention juniors and seniors interested in taking the SAT or ACT.  The next test date and registration deadline are:

                                                                                        SAT                                  

Test Date                                                Mar. 10                May 5

Registration Deadline                                      Feb. 9                           April 6

Late Registration Deadline                         Feb. 20-28                April 17-25

                                                              ACT

Test Date                                             Feb. 10                

Registration Deadline                                Jan. 12

Late Registration Deadline                         Jan. 13-19

Please see or email a counselor for any questions or concerns.  sielas@trico.k12.in.us or kochertj@trico.k12.in.us.

Scholarship Opportunities 

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana has awarded more than $800,000 in scholarships to students in financial need who have portrayed academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. This year RMHCCIN will award 20 Central Indiana high school seniors with a $5,000 scholarship.

Criteria: high school senior, younger than 21, be eligible to attend a 2 to 4 year college, university or technical school.     Deadline is January 18, 2018

You may apply on-line @ https://www.rmhccin.org/what-we-do/scholarships/

Farm Credit-Mid America Scholarship

2  $1500 Scholarships to college-bound students

Criteria:  children or grandchildren of Farm Credit Mid America customers, majoring in a field of agriculture or pursuing rural community related careers.

Visit the Scholarship page and submit your applications online at www.e-farmcredit.com/scholarships

Applications accepted between now and January 31

ESA Foundation Scholarships

The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation offers more than 200 scholarships a year to deserving students. They offer many scholarships online. The information about the scholarships, requirements and applications are available on the website: www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants The application submission process is done online. Click on the State to learn which scholarships are available to Indiana residents. Applications are accepted online until February 1st. Quick Tip: apply early-volunteers screen the applications for required information and will send feedback if the information is complete.

Benton County Foundation Scholarship

This application includes 40+ scholarships available through the Benton Community Foundation as well as other Community Organizations. Tri-County Seniors who live in Benton County are encouraged to go online to www.bentoncf.org and complete the 2018 Community Scholarship Application by January 16th, 2018.

School & Club Activities 

Vestige                              

Vestige is now up and ready for all to read!  You can find the website of student work at the following URL: https://tricountyvestige.blogspot.com/.    If you have any writing or photographs you would like to submit, please email them to Miss Geheb with the subject line of “Vestige Submission.”

MS BOB

The BOB books are ready to be checked out in the library.  If you’re in BOB stop in or come down at the beginning of CAV time to check out a BOB book.

FFA

 

FFA fruit money is due Monday, December 18th to Mr. Scherer or Ms. Verhaeghe

Sports Activities and News 

JH Wrestling Call-Out 

We will have a call-out meeting for anyone interested in JH Wrestling on Friday during CAV time.  The meeting will be in the JH library.

NEW Website

Tri-County's new athletic website features an online store for the purchase of Tri-County apparel.  Go to tri-countyathletics.com, go to the toolbar and click on Store.  Click on the dropdown box and you will be connected to the Tri-County online store to shop.  View the latest TC Gear and logos.  Infant, Youth, and Adult sizes are available as well as other TC logo items.  Check it out, you won't be disappointed.

Open Swimming

The next Open Swim at the Tri-County Pool will be Monday, December 18th (This will be the last open swim until January 8th).  Families are encouraged to make this a “Family Night” and build relationships with their children.  The pool will be open from 6-8 on Monday Evenings whenever we have school (no school, no pool).  An adult must be present with children 14 & under.  Cost is $2.00/Adult & $1.50/Child.  Water is still only 82 degrees.

Baseball

Baseball will now be at 7am on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

CAV Time:

Thursday  12-14:  SADD

Friday  12-15:  JH Team Mtg.

                  JH Girls Basketball Call Out-room 316

                          JH Wrestling Call-Out - JH Library

Monday 1-8: Senior Meeting in Auditorium

Tuesday  1-9:  Math Dept. Mtg.

Wednesday  1-10:  JH/HS NHS

Thursday   1-11:  Vestage Literary Magazine

Friday  1-12:  JH Team

                

Tri-County Activities:  

Thursday  12-14:  GB JV/V @ West Central - 6:00 p.m. - Bus @ 4:30

                               JH & 6th Band & Choir Concert - 6:30 p.m. - Auditorium

Friday       12-15:  BB JV/V vs. North White - 6:30 p.m.

Saturday   12-16:  B JV/V @ Clinton Prairie - 11:00 p.m. - Bus @ 9:00

                               Wr V @ Seeger - 9:00 a.m. - Bus @ 7:00

                               BB JV/V vs. Covenant Christian - 6:00 p.m.

Monday    12-18: BB 9A vs. Twin Lakes - 6:00 p.m.

                              6th Girls and Boys - Basketball Awards - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday    12-19:  Wr @ Rensselaer - 6:00 p.m.

Friday       12-29:  BB JV/V @ Twin Lakes - 6:00 p.m. - Bus @

Saturday   12-30:  GB V @ Clinton Prairie - 11:00 a.m. - Bus @

Thursday     1-4:  GB JV/V @ North Newton - 6:30 p.m. - Bus @

                              BB 7A vs. West Central - 6:00 p.m.

                              BB 8A vs West Central - 7:15 p.m.

Saturday      1-6: BB JV/V @ Attica - 6:00 p.m. - Bus @

                 

Lunches:

Thursday  12-14:  Tenderloin/WG Bun or Meatball Sub/WG Bun, Tomato Slices & Lettuce Leaves, Baked Beans, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Friday  12-15:  Cook’s Choice or Baked Potato Soup, Tossed Salad/Dressing, Green Beans, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Monday  12-18:  Fajita Chicken or Taco Beef, Salsa & Chips, Queso Cheese, Rice, Refried Beans, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Tuesday  12-19:  Egg Rolls or Chicken & Noodles/Roll, Whipped Potatoes, Corn, Mixed Greens Salad/Dressing, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Wednesday  12-20: Chef’s Choice, Baked Beans, Orange Medley, Sweet Potato Fries, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Thursday  12-21: Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza, Beans, Spinach Salad/Dressing, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Christmas Break  (12-22 through 1-4-18)

*The Salad bar won't be out on Jan 4 & 5 but Salads will be available by calling the kitchen by 9am.

Here’s A Thought:  

We make a living by what we get; We make a life by what we give.

                                                        -Winston Churchill