Tri-County Junior-Senior High School Daily Announcements

All the latest News and Information

Friday, August 18, 2017, Blue Day

Top Priority:

HS Football

Team store merchandise has arrived today. Please go to Coach Zachery’s room to pick up your gear by the end of the day today.

Parking Permits

If you filled out a parking permit, please go to the office to pick up your pass . Students will need to be in the correct parking spots starting Monday, August 21st. If you do not have a pass, you will need to get one by Monday if you plan to drive to school.

Sports Results: GO CAVS!!

General Announcements:


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.

Senior Breakfast

Seniors bring your grandparents, or someone special that has helped you, your heros, to breakfast on today, August 25th @ 8:30 AM.

Senior Pictures

Senior Pictures will be Friday, August 25th @ 9 AM. Christina’s Photography will be here to take professional headshots. Be in dress attire and look sharp.

PD Days

Our next Professional Development (PD) Day of the new school year will be Aug. 30th, school will start at promptly 9:00 a.m.  Anyone who drives or is dropped off needs to be here by 9:00!  Buses will run on normal schedule and anyone who rides on the bus can do homework, play in the gym, eat breakfast, visit with friends in the cafeteria and read in the library, until the bell rings at 9:00.

Picture Day

Come dressed for success! Smile and Shine! Picture day is Thursday,August 31st!

Scholarship Opportunities 

Benton County Foundation

Applications are now available online at  and due September 12th @ 11:00 p.m. for the:  Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

               Elizabeth Davies-Ellis Scholarship

               Baldwin-Stembel Scholarship

               *The Benton Community Foundation Community Scholarship Application will be available December 1, 2017

White County Foundation 

Lilly Endowment Scholarship is available., Mrs. Harrington has copies in the office.  You can also check your email. Deadline: September 7, 2017

Jasper County Foundation

The Lilly Endowment Scholarship is available on line at  Deadline is September 15th

Nomination to the US Service Academies

Any senior planning or interested in enrolling in West Point, the Naval or the Air Force Academy please see Mrs. Harrington in the office for the nomination application. These are due in the office by September 5th.

School & Club Activities   

Calling all Actors and Actresses (Also Stage Crew)

Attention all future Broadway Stars:  The play sign-up sheet is in the library. The name of the play will be announced at try-outs. If you plan on being in the fall play the try-outs will be on Sept 7th after school in the auditorium until 4:30.  If you have any questions contact Mrs. Young in the Library.

→High Priority For FFA←

State Fair Workday with FFA

Meet at the ag door at the high school at 7 am on Saturday.  Plan to be home by 4 pm.  YOU MUST HAVE A SIGNED WAIVER TO PARTICIPATE.  Please get one from Ms. Verhaeghe or Mr. Scherer.

FFA Dues

FFA Dues are $10 and FFA T-Shirts are $10.

FFA Practices

FFA Meeting

Getz's Pond FFA and Parent Connections Meeting will be Sunday August 27th at 5 pm.  


New members that come to the Friday HS FFA meeting will get a surprise courtesy of the HS FFA Officers.


Do you find yourself writing songs, poems, or short stories? Is photography a hobby? If so, join Vestige--Tri-County's Literary Website. It will be filled with student work from those on the staff and other student-submitted work. There are also a couple positions open for students interested in website design. The only requirement is that you must be in high school.  See Miss Geheb in room 224 with questions or to sign up!

Sports Activities and News  

Sports Pictures:

Fall Sports Pictures are Tuesday, August 22, starting at 3:30 PM

MS Cheerleading

First Practice starts Tuesday, August 22 @ 4:15-5:50 PM. Physicals will need to be turned in and forms brought to first practice.

Attention High School Students!

Anyone interested in playing JV Football please see Coach Zachery ASAP (As Soon As Possible)!  See Coach in room #625                                               


This year we will order from the team shop from CD Embroidery.  Our color of shirts and hoodie will be red.  The website is: volleyball . If you can, please place your order by Monday, August 7th.  I hope we can get them by our first game on August 14th.

NEW Website

Tri-County's new athletic website features an online store for the purchase of Tri-County apparel.  Go to, 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.

Sports Lockers

If you are needing a sport locker for a fall sport, please email Mrs. Waibel @  Let her know what sport you are playing and your name and she will email a locker number and the combination to you.

CAV Time

Monday 8-21:  JH FFA


Wednesday 8-23:  JH/SH NHS

Thursday 8-24:  BPA

Friday 8-25:  Junior High Team

Monday 8-28:  SADD

                          Vestige Literary Magazine - call out

Thursday 8-31:  BOB Team

Monday 9-4:  No School - Labor Day

Tuesday 9-5:  CTE Meeting

Thursday 9-7:  AV Club

Friday 9-8:  JH Team

Tri-County Activities  

Friday 8-18:  FB (V) vs. Carroll - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday 8-19:  CC @ North White Invitational - 10:00 a.m. - Bus @ 7:30

                           VB (V) @ West Central - 10:30 a.m. - Bus @ 9:00

                           Summer Band Showcase Contest @ Tipton H.S. - 5:39 p.m. - Bus @ 1:45

Monday 8-21:  VB (JV/V) @ South - 6:30 p.m. - Bus @ 5:15

                          FB (JV) @ Carroll - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday 8-24:  VB (JV/V) @ Twin Lakes - 6:00 p.m. - Bus @ 4:45
Friday 8-25:  Senior Breakfast - 8:30-9:30 a.m.

                       FB (V) vs. South Newton - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday 8-26:  VB (V) TC Invitational - 9:00 a.m.

                           CC @ McCutcheon Invitational - 9:00 a.m. - Bus @

Monday 8-28:  VB (JV/V) vs. Attica - 6:00 p.m.

                          FB (JV) @ South Newton - 6:30 p.m. - Bus @

Tuesday 8-29:  FB (JH) @ South Newton - 6:30 p.m. - Bus @

Thursday 8-31:  VB (JV/V) vs. Caston - 6:00 p.m.

                            CC @ Rossville Invitational - 5:00 p.m. - Bus @


Monday 8-21:  Pizza/Cheese or Pepperoni, Carrots/Celery & Dip, California Blend, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Tuesday 8-22:  Chicken Patty - Regular or Spicy/WG Bun, Tomato Slices & Shredded Lettuce, Sweet Potato Fries, Slaw, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Wednesday 8-23:  Boneless Wings & Roll or Pepperoni Calzone, Spinach Salad/Dressing, Corn, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Thursday 8-24:  Tenderloin/WG Bun or Meatball Sub/WG Bun, Lettuce & Tomato Slices, Baked Beans, Fries, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Friday 8-25:  Bosco Stick/Marinara Sauce or Chef’s Choice, Green Beans, Romaine Salad/Dressing, Variety of Fruit and  Milk

Monday 8-28:  Chicken or Beef, Chips, Queso Cheese, Salsa, Refried Beans, Slaw, Rice, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Tuesday 8-29:  Chicken & Noodles w/Roll or Egg Roll & Sauce, Corn, Whipped Potatoes, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Wednesday 8-30:  Pizza - Cheese or Pepperoni, Green Beans, Spinach Salad/Dressing, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Thursday 8-31:  Pulled Pork/WG Bun or Chef’s Choice, Baked Beans, Fries, Orange Medley Juice, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Friday 9-1: French Bread Pizza or Fish/WG Bun, Carrots, Salad/Dressing, Variety of Fruit and Milk

Monday 9-4:  No School - Labor Day

Here’s A Thought:  : 

There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.

                                                -C.S. Lewis