Tri-County Jr. Sr. High School
October 26, 2020
Welcome back students and staff! I hope everyone had a wonderful fall break. Please continue to wear your mask correctly and encourage others to do the same. With numbers in our area on the rise we need to be extra mindful. If your mask is soiled please ask your teacher for a new one or come to the nurse office for one. Please wash your hands regularly throughout the day. If soap and water are not available then use hand sanitizer.
School Picture Retakes
Thursday October, 29th is the day to get your school picture retaken if necessary. Bring your picture package with you to turn in when you get your retakes. If you did not get your picture taken yet, this is the day. Check in the office for picture forms if you need one.
November 4th is the ASVAB Test. Students will report to their first block. The test will finish at noon. Teachers have the list of students that need to take the test.
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox
Now is the time to gather things to pack into the shoeboxes. NO LIQUIDS (including toothpaste, liquid bubbles, etc.) Some ideas are: Card Games, Colored Pencils/Sharpener, Pad of Paper, Foam Ball (small enough to fit in a showbox), Dry Watercolor set with Brush, Wash Clothes & a bar of Soap (Ivory floats in a river), Comb/Brush, Chapstick, Hair Bows, Bandanas, T-Shirt, Water Bottle, & Flip Flops.
Attention JH Students - Junior High Cheerleaders Needed
Any 7th or 8th graders interested in joining the cheerleading squad. Please contact Mr. LeBeau to let him know you are interested. Practices have begun.
Tuesday,27TH -Sports Gear/Uniform
Wednesday,28th- Western Day
PE Roller Skating
The 7th-9th grade PE Classes will be skating Nov. 5th - 24th. Permission slips were emailed to students. If you can not get it off your email, there are printed permission slips in the hall by the junior high locker rooms. Permission slips need to be turned in with $10.00 by November 2nd.
If you have not ordered a 2020 yearbook, a small number of yearbooks are still available for purchase, in Mr. Szombathy's room.
White County Coats for Kids
White County United Way Coats For Kids is having a drive thru distribution. Winter Coats, Hats, and Gloves available to those in need at no cost! Children must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian, and have proof that they live within a White County school corporation or be enrolled in a White County school. Distribution will take place Saturday-November 7th at the Monticello Christian Church (this is a new location), 105 Gordon Road. This is a drive thru event only, everyone must stay in their vehicle.
High School & Junior High PE/Sports
Locking Your Padlocks
Every student with a PE or Sports Locker needs to make sure your padlock is locked on your locker before you leave the locker room. If you lose your padlock, it will cost you $7.50. Lock your locker!
If you need a sports locker, email “email@example.com” and she will see what is available. Let her know what sports you are in.
Open Swim on Monday evenings (6:00-8:00), depending on the availability of lifeguards. Anyone with a current Lifeguarding Certification willing to guard on Monday evenings this year, please contact Mrs. Tyler. If your certification needs to be renewed, contact Mrs. Tyler. There is also an opportunity to guard on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 6-7 a.m. Check with Mrs. Tyler.
We will have open swim tonight, Oct. 26, 2020.
This is a great place to exercise, swim laps and spend time with your family. It will be from 6-8 p.m. Cost is the same as last year:
Little ones through High School/$1.50
Adults (anyone out of school)/$2.00
Family Rate of $5.00 for your immediate family.
Please be mindful of the school dress code policies and procedures. Pay particular attention to the following:
1) There should be no holes in clothing showing skin
2) Shorts and skirts should be at mid-thigh... (running shorts typically do not meet those criteria)
3) Tights, leggings, form-fitting clothing shall be covered with a top that comes down to mid-thigh.
Thank you for following the dress code policies.
National FFA Convention is a virtual experience this year. Any member wanting online access to the virtual National FFA Convention needs to sign up in Ms. Verhaeghe's room by Tuesday.
Fruit Sales Order Forms
FFA members don't forget to sell FFA fruit and turn in your order forms to Mr. Scherer or Ms. Verhaeghe on October 28th.
American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive on November 11th. Any student 16 years or older or staff member that would like to donate please see Willa Wamsley or Lane Cochran to schedule a time or visit www.redcrossblood.org
Tri-County Athlete of the Week
Nov. 7 - - - - - - - - -
Dec. 5 Nov. 5 Nov. 17 - mail or Nov, 24 - phone/online
March 13 Feb. 12 Feb. 23 - mail or March 2 - phone/online
Subject Test not offered on 3-13-2021
May 8 April 8 April 20 - mail or April 27 - phone/online
June 5 May 6 May 18 - mail or May 26 phone/online
Future ACT Test dates are:
Test Date Registration Late Registration (extra cost)
Dec. 12 Nov. 6 Nov. 7-20
Feb. 6 Jan. 8 Jan. 9-15
April 17 March 12 March 13-26
June 12 May 7 May 8-21
July 17 June 18 June 18-25
Register at: actstudent.org
Reminder for all Juniors and Seniors taking the ACT: It is your responsibility to submit your ACT scores to the school counselor. The school counselor does not automatically have access to your ACT scores.
This can be done one of two ways. 1. Print your scores and bring them to the school counselor 2. Grant the school counselor permission to view your scores. Permission can be granted by phone 319-337-1270 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see Mrs. Harrington with any questions.
All CAV Time Meetings will be held in the Band Room unless you are told otherwise.
All CAV Time Meetings will be held after Reading Time, @ 11:15.
Mon. 10-26: JH Honor Society
Wed. 10-28: JH FFA
JH Student Council
Fri. 10-30: Art Club
Mon. 10-26: Open Swim 6-8 p.m.
JH Volleyball Awards Night - 6:00 p.m.
HS Volleyball Awards Night - 6:30 p.m.
Thurs. 10-29: BB G V Scrimmage @ Covenant Christian - 6:30 p.m.
School Picture Retakes - Starting @ 8:15 a.m.
- A Variety of Fresh Veggies are always an option - Ala Carte available for purchase - a Salad and Protein Topping can be substituted for the main dish/vegetable - Milk choices are 1% white or Chocolate Skim
Mon. 10-26: Tenderloin/WG Bun or Corn Dogs, Broccoli, Orange Medley, Variety of Fruit, and Milk
Tues. 10-27: Nachos/Cheese Sauce or Meatball Sub//bun, Romaine Salad, Refried Beans, Variety of Fruit, and Milk
Wed. 10-28: Salisbury Steak w/Bread or Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Potato Casserole, Celery & Carrots, Variety of Fruit, and Milk
Thurs. 10-29: Chicken Nuggets w/Roll or Corn Dog, Sweet Potato Fries, Corn, Strawberries, Variety of Fruit, and Milk
Fri. 10-30: Buffalo Chicken Pizza or Hamburger/WG Bun, French Fries, Green Beans, Variety of Fruit, and Milk
It’s a Thought:
The greatest of all riches is not desiring them.