Tri-County Junior-Senior High School

 Daily Announcements

Tuesday, September 18, 2018- Blue Day 


Top Priority:


(Reminder that all dress MUST be school appropriate!  

It’s no fun if you get Dress-Coded!)

Tuesday: Cavaliers are laying down the law! (Cops and Robbers)

Wednesday: Cash me on da field, Gophers. How ‘bout dat? (Meme day)

Thursday: Peace out Gophers! (Hippy)

Friday: Class Shirts/TC Spirit

Game/Dance: Wave aloha to a TC win! (Hawaiian)

Letter Jackets

If you have lettered and still need a jacket we have papers in the office that you can take home.  Please see the athletic department for any questions if you missed and still need to order.

School Pictures

Attention Student Drivers: 

It is imperative that you slow down as you enter and exit the high school!   Be sure you are staying on your side of the road as you travel around the “S” curves to the west of the school and come to a complete stop at the stop sign to the east.  Driving privileges will be revoked for students who are not driving safely to school.  Slow down and drive responsibly!

Athlete of the Week:

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Ashley Siegfred.  Ashley participated in Monday’s Twin Lakes Girls’ Golf Sectional and advanced to this weekend’s Regional with a score of 93.  The Regional will be hosted at Battleground Country Club.  Congratulations Ashley and good luck in Regionals!

Activity News & Results:  

Lady Cav Golf

Congratulations to the Lady Cavs golfers for a 7th place finish in the Twin Lakes sectional yesterday. They finished with a season best team score of 421, with Ashley leading the way with a 93. That was good enough for her to advance to the regional Saturday. Bailee came in with a 101, Maddie with a 112, and Anna with a 115. Many congratulations to the girls for a great season, and good luck to Ashley at the regional Saturday.


The Lady Cavaliers JV/V Volleyball teams hosted West Central on Monday night.  In the JV match, TC was defeated by the scores of 18-25 & 20-25.  Shelby Schambach had 1 ace, 7 assists & 1 dig; Sarah Walder 3 aces, 3 kills & 1 dig; Sarah Miller 2 aces, 5 kills & 3 digs; Rory Stearns 3 kills & 8 digs; Avery Dawson 1 ace & 3 digs and Bella Cochran 2 kills & 1 kill.  Good Job Ladies

In the Varsity match, TC was defeated by the scores of 14-25, 14-25, 25-21 & 21-25.  Odyssey Whitcomb had 2 aces, 11 kills & 17 digs; Montana Jordan 2 aces, 10 kills & 8 digs; Chloe Auxier 1 ace, 26 assists, 1 assist block & 9 digs; Olivia Emond 1 ace, 7 kills & 1 dig; Myah Alberts 2 kills, 3 solo blocks & 16 digs; Shelby Schambach 1 ace & 4 digs; Kiara Harris 3 assists & 4 digs and Calista Kyburz added 7 digs.  Our next match will be Tuesday night at home vs Faith Christian.  Good Job Ladies

** Please be respectful of the time and effort taken to make and display locker signs, our cheerleaders spend a lot of time on these.  DO NOT destroy someone else’s sign.                     Thank you, Coach Redstone

General Announcements:


Students, there is 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.

JH Athletes

Team and individual sports pictures will be taken on Friday, September 21 for all junior high athletes.  Picture forms and money are due the day of pictures.

Powder Puff Football

High Schoolers you may now sign up in the office to participate in Powder Puff Football. Please sign up under your grade. All participants need to wear appropriate clothing (length of shorts) and footwear during the game.


Junior Dues

Students who still owe junior/senior dues need to see Mrs. Kauffman or Ms. Mosier so they can be paid before the last day of school.

Attention BPA Members

BPA dues are $40.  They are due September 25.  The dues include Regional fees.  

FFA Dues:  Dues are $10 and FFA t-Shirts are $10.  Get these paid ASAP.

FFA Jackets

High school members that would like an FFA jacket, please pay your dues and sign up in Ms. Verhaeghe's room.

FFA Convention Day Trip

High school members that would like to attend the National FFA Convention Day Trip on Friday, October 26th (fall break), please pay your dues and sign up in Ms. Verhaeghe's room by September 12th.  

Reward Money

Bank of Wolcott is offering an incentive for earning good grades.  See the flyers in the office for more information.  You can check at the Bank of Wolcott also.

Counselor Calendar

Stayed tuned for upcoming information.

Greater Lafayette Area College Fair will be held September 26th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at Jefferson High School, 1801 S. 18th Street, Lafayette in the auxiliary gym in the southeast corner of the high school.

Juniors and Seniors -  Please see Mrs. Siela with questions regarding registering for the SAT.  Deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on the dates listed.


Monday, October 29th, wil be FAFSA Night.  The “Free Application For Federal Student Aide” meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Library.

Upcoming  SAT Test dates are:     

                                        Late Registration for SAT  

     Registration             By Mail            Online or phone           Test Date

                                    Sept. 18th             Sept. 26th             October 6th, 2018

       Oct. 3rd               Oct. 16th               Oct. 24th               November 3rd, 2018

       Nov. 2nd              Nov. 13th              Nov. 20th              December 1st. 2018

       Feb. 8th               Feb. 19th               Feb. 27th               March 9th, 2019

       Apr. 5th               Apr. 16th               Apr. 24th               May 4th, 2019

       May 3rd               May 14th              May 22nd              June 1st, 2019      

Sign up for the ACT Test - Cost of the test is $50.50 - With Writing $67.00

Future ACT Test are:     Registration            Late Registration            Test Date

                                          Sept. 28th                    Oct. 14th                  Oct. 27th, 2018

                                          Nov. 2nd                       Nov. 19th                 Dec. 8th, 2018

                                          Jan. 11th                       Jan. 18th                  Feb. 9th, 2019

                                          Mar. 8th                        Mar. 25th                 Apr. 13th, 2019

                                          May 3rd                        May 20th                  June 8th, 2019

                                          June 14th                     June 24th                  July 13th, 2019

Register at:  

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards:

Recognizes students in middle and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer services.

Young volunteers in grades 5-12 may complete applications online at or by November 6, 2018

State honorees receive $1,000, an all-expense paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C, and/or a possibility of medallions and certificates.

Please see your counseling dept or your CAV time teacher for any information.

Hanover College Visit:

Wednesday, September 19th. Come talk to Jordan McDowell, Assistant Director of Admissions during Cav and Lunch times.

Ivy Tech Day: 

Friday, September 28 is Go IVY Day at the Ivy Tech Lafayette campus.  Our visit includes a tour and lunch.  This is a college campus visit that counts as a field trip and not a college visit day.  We will be attending as a group.  I encourage everyone to attend.  I especially encourage anyone who may be a 21st Century Scholar and still in need of fulfilling the college visit requirement.   If interested please sign up in the office by Friday, September 14.  Please see Mrs. Siela with any questions.

Senior Information:

Financial Aid Presentation:  Seniors, you have been invited to attend a White County area schools Senior and parent financial aid presentation on October 23rd at 6pm in the Twin Lakes High School auditorium.  A presenter from Purdue University will be here to discuss the ins and outs of the FAFSA and the financial aid process.  Tri-County will also schedule one at a later time. The FAFSA 2019 opens October 1st.  

Government hours: Forms are in the office.

Always look in your emails for updates and other important senior information.

Senior Scholarship Information:

Need cash for college?  Start checking out and applying for scholarships NOW!  Check for new scholarship as they become available. Seniors please check your email, for scholarship information.

Elks National Foundation Scholarships

The Elks National Foundation awards $4.1 million each year in scholarships. They currently have the Most Valuable Student Scholarship available.  This scholarship is for outstanding students who are at or near the top of their classes, active in their school and communities, and recognized as leaders by their peers.

Eligibility: Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for the MVS Scholarship, Applications will be judged on Scholarship, Leadership, and Financial need.  For access to the application visit mvs. Applications must be submitted online on or before November 15, 2018. Visit the website for other other Elks National Foundation programs and scholarships.

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships:

Elizabeth Davies-Ellis Scholarship - check online at 

Baldwin-Stembel Scholarship - check online at 

Louie’s Tux Shop - Model Search 2019 - Scholarship Opportunities:  

Check out their website for information on this $1,000.00 Scholarship at .

CAV Time:   

Thurs. 9-20:   BPA

                         JH Student Council

                8th Grade Vision Screening in Auditorium

Fri. 9-21:        Homecoming Picnic/Pep Session/Powder Puff Game

Mon. 9-24:     JH BOB


Tues. 9-25:    Art Club

                       Math Mtg.

Wed. 9-26:   NHS

                      (PD Day)

Thurs.  9-27:   JH Robotics Team

Tri-County Activities:                                          

Tues. 9-18:   CC vs. South Newton/North Newton @ SN - 5:30 p.m. Bus @ 4:00                      

                       JV/V VB vs. Faith Christian - 6:00 p.m.

                       7/8 VB vs. North Newton - 6:30 p.m.      

Thurs. 9-20:  CC vs. Frontier @ Delphi - 4:30 p.m.

                       7/8 VB vs. Frontier - 6:00 p.m.

                       JV/V VB @ Rensselaer - 6:30 p.m. - Bus @ 5:15

                       Homecoming Bonfire  7-8 p.m.

Fri. 9-21:       V FB vs. Clinton Prairie (Homecoming) - 7:00 p.m.

                                Crowning of King and Queen @ half time

Sat. 9-22:     JH FB vs. Caston - 11:30 a.m.

Mon. 9-24:   7/8 VB vs. Rossville - 6:00 p.m.

                      JV FB @ Clinton Prairie - 6:00 p.m.

Tues. 9-25:  CC @ North Newton - 6:00 p.m.

                      7/8  VB @ St. James - 6:00 p.m.

                      JH FB vs. Clinton Prairie - 6:00 p.m.

                      JV/V VB vs. Carroll - 6:00 p.m.

                      6 VB @ South Newton - 6:00 p.m.                

Lunch:   - Fresh Veggie are always an option - Ala Carte available for purchase -

Tues. 9-18:   Toasted Cheese or Garlic Flatbread Pizza, Sweet Potato Cubes, Broccoli, Variety of Fruit, and Milk

Wed. 9-19:  Chicken Nuggets or Popcorn Chicken/Roll, Corn, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Variety of Fruit, and Milk

Thurs. 9-20:  Ravioli/Garlic Toast or Egg Rolls/Sauce, Romaine Salad/Dressing, Green Beans,  Orange Medley, Variety of Fruit, and Milk

Fri. 9-21:     Cheeseburger/WG Bun, Lettuce Leaves and Tomato Slices, Baby Carrots, Chips, Orange Medley, 6 oz. Fruit Juice, and Milk  

Mon. 9-24:   Chicken Leg/Roll or Southern Style Pork Chop/Gravy, Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Spinach Salad/Dressing, Variety of Fruit, and Milk

Tues. 9-25:  Pizza Burger or Quesadilla, Baked Beans, Mixed Greens/Dressing, Sweet Potato Fries, Variety of Fruit, and Milk

Here’s a Thought:

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.        

         ----Hans Seyle, author of “The Stress of Life”