WELCOME BACK! It's hard to believe it, but the Class of 2016 is now stepping into the role of SENIOR LEADERS in our school. It doesn't seem like long ago, that these students were just joining us as our new 7th graders...Alas, they have built an impressive resume as a class through their first 3 years in high school, and are sure to set a great example for our younger students this year. I want to take advantage of this opportunity to welcome ALL of our awesome students back this fall. 2015-2016 is going to be a great year! PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK THE IMPORTANT DATES LISTINGS BELOW FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION REGARDING OUR 7-12 OPEN HOUSE, 9TH GRADE ORIENTATION, AND 7-12 PICTURE SESSION.
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NOTEWORTHY NEWS: This year, will continue holding our quarterly class meetings with students in grades 7-12, at which various grade-specific topics are discussed, including the establishment of academic goals for each quarter. Each class is being challenged to set a goal for a targeted minimum percentage of its members who will earn all passing grades for the quarter. The students are provided with pertinent data from their most recently completed grading period, and then use that information to create a goal that poses a challenge for improvement…but that is also realistically attainable.
Through the combined efforts of many, students in grades 7-12 of our school tacked on another 7.1% reduction in failing semester grades during the 2014-2015 school year (with respect to the 2013-2014 school year). Please keep in mind that this decrease was in addition to the whopping 51.9% reduction in failing semester grades during the 2013-2014 school year (with respect to the 2012-2013 school year). MAKE NO MISTAKE, WE FULLY INTEND TO SEE THIS TREND CONTINUE DURING THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR! GREAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING AT TC!
Wednesday, August 26: 7-12 Open House (4:30-6:30)
Wednesday, August 26: 9th Grade Orientation (5:15-5:45; Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, August 26: 7-12 Student Pictures (*2:45-6:30) - *2:45-3:30 time frame reserved for athletes who have scheduled practices.
Tuesday, September 1: FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!
Monday, September 7: NO SCHOOL
Monday, September 28 - Saturday, October 3: TC Homecoming Week
Thursday, October 8: Early Release (12:30) / 7-12 P/T Conferences (12:45-7:15)
Thursday, October 29: Early Release (12:30)
Friday, October 30: NO SCHOOL
Wednesday, November 4: Q1 End
Thursday, November 5: Q2 Start
Wednesday, November 25: Early Release (12:30)
Thursday, November 26 - Friday, November 27: NO SCHOOL
Friday, December 4 AND Saturday, December 5: HS Play (7:00; Lecture Hall)
Monday, December 14: 6-12 Band Concert (7:00; HS Gym)
Thursday, December 17: 7-12 Choir Concert (7:00; Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, December 23: Early Release (12:30)
Thursday, December 24 - Friday, January 1: NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, January 19: Q2/S1 End
Wednesday, January 20: NO SCHOOL
Thursday, January 21: Q3/S2 Start
Friday, February 12: Early Release (12:30)
Thursday, February 25: Early Release (12:30) / PK-12 P/T Conferences (12:45-7:15)
Tuesday, March 1: ACT Test (11th Grade) - ATTENDANCE IMPORTANT!
Wednesday, March 2: ACT WorkKeys Test (11th Grade) - ATTENDANCE IMPORTANT!
Monday, March 21 - Friday, March 25: NO SCHOOL
Wednesday, March 30: Q3 End
Thursday, March 31: Q4 Start
Monday, April 25 - Friday, April 29: ACT Aspire Testing Week (9th AND 10th Grades) - ATTENDANCE IMPORTANT!
Friday, May 6: Early Release (12:30)
Wednesday, May 18: Scholarship Night (6:30; Lecture Hall)
Wednesday, May 25: 9-12 Awards & Recognition Ceremony (10:15; Lecture Hall)
Friday, May 27: Graduation Ceremony (7:00; HS Gym)
Thursday, June 2: Early Release (12:30) - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!