Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

  1. Congratulations to the 6th grade Girls’ Taylorville Youth Basketball team for their win last night!
  2. Volleyball try-outs continue today in the North school gym. Eighth grade will try-out from 3:30 to 5:30 and 7th grade try-outs are 5:30 to 7:30.
  3. Homework Helpers will meet today from 3:10 to 3:45.
  4. Chess Club will meet tomorrow in Mr. Hill’s room (107) from 3:10 to 3:45.
  5. The Media Center will be hosting another Scholastic Book Fair December 15 and 16 for the whole student body.  This fair will be a BOGO (buy one get one free).  It will be open from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm each day.  Flyers are available in the Media Center for details.
  6. This year's speech contest is Saturday February 20th. Any 6th grade student interested in participating, must see Mrs. Richardson in Room 106 to pick up a registration form to be filled out and returned, along with $5.00 for entry fee by December 14th.
  7. The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a Super Sitters Babysitting Clinic for boys and girls who are in 7th and 8th grade. More information can be found in the office.
  8. Students: If you need to use the computer lab to complete your hour of code, it will be open at before school at 7:30 and after school from 3:30-4:15 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week.
  9. If you sold 35 or more boxes of Fannie May Candy, please remember to send your selfie text to Ruthie at 217-369-4049. Be sure to include Your Name, Grade, and School.
  10. The TJHS Drama Club will have their first meeting Thursday, December 10th in the Forum from 3:15 to 5:00. Please check out the posters in the hallways for more details.
  11. 7th grade Girls’ Basketball team players need to turn in practice uniform and game uniform in to Mr. White no later than Friday.
  12. Attention all students who walk to the Kroger’s parking lot after school. There is safe crossing area provided for you at the corner of the school parking lot. If you walk to that corner, traffic will be stopped so you can cross safely.
The Faculty Christmas party will be held at Angelo’s after school on December 11th. Please sign up in the faculty center.  Even if you can only stay for a short time, we would love to see you there!
Dec. 14 Music Department Meeting 3:15

Dec. 9 Homework Helpers
8th grade Volleyball try-outs 3:30 to 5:30 North Gym
7th grade Volleyball try-outs 5:50 to 7:30 North Gym
Dec. 10 Chess Club room 107 3:10 to 3:45
7th & 8th Boys’ Basketball vs Central A&M HOME 6:00 TJHS Gym
Dec. 12 & 13 6th grade Boys’ Taylorville Youth Basketball at Sullivan Tourney
Dec. 14 Homework Helpers 3:10 to 3:45
Dec. 15 7th & 8th grade Boys’ Basketball vs Charleston HOME 5:30 North Gym
Gold Rush Night at the 7th & 8th grade Boys’ Basketball Game
5th grade Boys’ Taylorville Youth Basketball HOME TJHS Gym 6:00

Dec. 16 Homework Helpers 3:10 to 3:45
Lego Club Mr. Brown’s room 113, 3:10 to 4:00
EFCM Club Mr. Zini’s room 310, 3:10 to 4:30
Builders Club Mrs. Foil’s room 110, 3:10 to 4:00
Dec. 17 Early Dismissal at 2:20
7th & 8th grade Boys’ Basketball game vs Chatham Glenwood HOME 6:00 North
6th grade Boys’ Taylorville Youth Basketball vs Mt. Zion 6:00 HOME TJHS Gym
Principal’s Fannie May Party for 5th & 6th grades 12:46 in the Cafeteria
Dec. 18 Christmas Assembly 10:00 TJHS Gym
Principal’s Fannie May Party for 7th & 8th grades 1:14 in the Cafeteria
Early Dismissal at 2:20
Dec. 21 to Jan. 4 Christmas Break
Jan. 4 7th & 8th grade Boys’ Basketball vs Nokomis HOME 6:00 North Gym
5th grade Boys’ Taylorville Youth Basketball vs Central A&M HOME TJHS 6:00
Jan. 5 School is back in session!
7th & 8th grade Boys’ Basketball vs Lincoln 6:00. Bus 4:15

Blueberry Muffin w/string cheese Lasagna
Ham Pizza Salad
Turkey/Cheese Sandwich
Taco Pizza


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