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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!
IMPORTANT DATES 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!
TC'S NEWEST MASCOT ADDITION It has been a project in the works for numerous months now, but new INCREDIBLE mobile Penguin is complete! What started with Mr. Marinack contacting the amazingly talented wood carver, Jeff Mohr (who carved and painted the beautiful Penguin - complete with his spear), and has since been enhanced by our students in the 2015-2016 TC Pride Projects class (who created the awesome iceberg base with painstaking attention to detail), has now become a permanent fixture at our school to be treasured for countless years to come...THANK YOU TO ALL WHO DONATED TO SUPPORT THIS PROJECT AND TO ALL WHO DEDICATED TIME TO MAKING IT BECOME A REALITY!
CWC 10 CHAMPIONS! Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Tri-County Girls Basketball Team for taking home the program's first Conference Championship since 2003 and only the third such championship in the program's history! This group has set a fantastic example of how hard work - combined with teamwork - can produce great success on the court - their selflessness is a wonderful example for all in our school to follow. TC is incredibly proud of these girls and we wish them the best as they look to continue their winning ways in the Regionals, and, hopefully, beyond!
TC ALUMNUS BUILDING A FASCINATING LIFE:Haley Wadel (TC Class of 2012) was featured in an article in the November 27, 2015 issue of the Resorter. Click the link at the right side of the screen to access a copy of the article - Haley has had some amazing experiences in the few years since she graduated from our school! She had a great quote in the article that is so fitting for our students: "Take chances and go after whatever it is you want in life...You are capable of so much and each person has the power to change the world if they want."
NEW CLASS LEAVING A LASTING LEGACY AT TC TC PRIDE PROJECTSis a new art course being offered in our high school this year, designed to create a venue for our talented students to produce works of art that will visually enhance our entire school for years to come. The awesome Superman-inspired TC logo that now greets anyone and everyone who enters our high school gym is one such project that has now become reality (Creators: Hailey Anderson, Ana Juarez, & Brianna Shackelford). The beautiful eye-catching TC Mosaics that grace the pillars of our main entryway and the wall at the entrance to the high school gym are the most recent additions to our building (Creators: Hailey Anderson, Ana Juarez, Ben Kramer, & Breauna Wade). Keep your eyes open for the addition of new projects as the school year progresses...
May 24, 2016
HS SB REGIONALS @ HOME
Lunch today is Chicken Patties!
1. There will be a soccer meeting on Thursday during impact in Ms. Groth's room for any current 9th-11th graders interested in playing soccer in the fall.
2. For any current 8th graders interested in playing soccer next year on the high school team, there will be a meeting in the last 10 minutes of Impact on Friday in Ms. Groth’s room.
3. The girls and boys track team qualified the following athletes for Sectionals: Macy Klabunde, Sydney Clapper, Katie Craig, Ivy Klabunde, Briana Dickinson, Andrea Boyd, Alexis Rodriguez, Haley Kramer, Matthew Nigh, Tyler Kramer, Danny Kaehn, and Hayden Barker. These athletes will compete at Rosholt on Thursday. Congratulations and good luck.
4. The HS Awards & Recognition Ceremony will be on Wed, May 25th at 10:15AM in the Lecture Hall. Parents are welcome to attend.
5. Please dismiss the Varsity softball team at 2:45pm for their game tonight. The varsity softball team will host Sevastopol tonight at 4:30pm. Please come out and cheer on your Lady Penguins!
6. There are two volleyball camp opportunities coming up this summer for a very reasonable cost. Please stop in the office to get a flyer on each of the volleyball camps being offered at Pacelli and in Almond-Bancroft.
7. Middle school student council members, please remember to have your ride at school tonight by 7pm, we will be leaving after school.
8. All girls basketball players must turn in their summer basketball information sheet immediately. All boys football players must turn in their football information sheet. Turn them into the office or give them to Coach V.
9. Ministry Sports Medicine will be offering a speed and strength camp & clinic this summer for HS & MS students. If interested, there are brochures in the 7-12 office.
10. Seniors - LMC staff plans to videotape the graduation ceremony on Friday. You may pick up your free DVD copy of the ceremony in the high school office beginning next Friday, June 3rd.
11. Sign-up sheets for Summer Fitness are available in the 7-12 office for anyone in grades 7-12.
12. Register today for Penguin girls and boys basketball camp in June. Registration forms are available in the office.
13. Yearbooks have arrived! We have 20 extra copies. Bring $60.00 to the office to get your copy!
14. Any FFA members that are interested in attending FFA State Convention in Madison this summer need to pick up an application in the 7-12 office. Applications must be turned in by May 26th!
15. There are only 6 days of school left. Just a reminder that Q4 grades determine co-curricular eligibility for in the fall and S2 grades determine the issuance of credit for a class.
16. Seniors – Do you need any graduation announcements? There are a limited number available for sale in the 7-12 office. Cost is $1.00 per announcement.
17. There will be a meeting today during Impact in the Lecture Hall for next year’s student council members.
18. There are four positions available to students that are 16 years old or older to be crop scouters at Wysocki Produce Farms. Any students interested, please see the 7-12 office for more information.
19. (Read Mon)Student Drivers – Please be conscious of your driving when leaving the parking lot and driving home through town. We have a lot of students walking home at the end of the day and want everyone to be safe.
20. (Read Tues & Thurs)Need a place to do your homework? Need homework help? Help is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5pm in Mrs. Senft's room.
21. (Read Wed)Today is SSR during Impact. Remember, no students should be in the hallways.
22. (Read Thurs)Friday is School Spirit Day! Make sure to wear your TC apparel. Go Penguins!
23. QUOTE OF THE DAY - “Life is like a coin, you can spend it anyway you want, but you only get to spend it once.” ~ Unknown
24. (Read Mon, Wed, & Fri)VIRTUE OF THE WEEK – “FLEXIBILITY ”: Flexibility is being open to change. People who exhibit flexibility possess a willingness to consider others’ ideas and feelings and are selflessly able to be accepting when things do not necessarily go their way.