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Announcements--Sept. 12
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

***Notice***--announcements appear on this page in chronological (date) order.  Please scroll all the way through to see what's happening and when.

Due to the library being used after school today, Beta and NHS will meet in the library today. 

Attention students and teachers:  the Art Club/National Art Honor Society will be meeting in Mrs. Reed’s Room (Room 531), today, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

There will be an FFA meeting tomorrow, September 13, after school in Mr. Tripucka's classroom.  All members are encouraged to attend.

The Governor William Blount Scholars Program is an opportunity for interested students to learn more about history through hands-on experiences.  Meetings will take place throughout the semester at the Blount Mansion in Knoxville.  This year's topics include open hearth cooking, timber framing and Cherokee history.  The first session will take placed tomorrow, September 13, at 5:30.  Interested students should see Mr. Moreland in room 700 for an application.

There will be an Inventor's Club meeting on Friday, Sept. 14, at 3:00 p.m., in room 534, in the vocational hall.  All members and those who wish to join are welcome. 

Books and Breakfast will meet Friday, September 14th in the library at 7:30 a.m. Morning passes for Friday will be delivered today and tomorrow. Please try to bring in your $10 dues before Friday!

Jostens will be here on Friday, September 14, to share graduation material orders with our senior class.  They will be here during TNN.

National Art Honor Society students will participate in Arts in the Parks at Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Saturday, September 15, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. They will be face painting for children at the park. Sign up sheet is in Mrs. Reed's room (Room 531). This is an excellent way for students to receive service hours for Tennessee Promise.

Trojan Nation, next week is football homecoming week, and we have several special events planned! Listen up for all of the details.  Monday is Winter Holiday Dress-up day. Come dressed as Santa, elves, reindeer, snowmen, or just in your best wintry attire.   Tuesday is Class Color day and the pep rally! Freshmen wear gray, sophomores wear black, juniors wear white, and seniors wear crimson.  If you'd like to participate in a pep  rally game, see one of your grade level's Student Council representatives.  Wednesday is Meme day. Come as your favorite meme, and be a viral sensation! You should also receive your new free Trojan Nation t-shirt during TNN on this day.  Thursday is Pajama day and the Breakfast tailgate. Roll out of bed and come as you are!   Free food and fun start at 7:15 am in the front circle. We'll come in to school a little later than usual at 8:15 and head to TNN to vote for Homecoming Queen.
Friday is Trojan Nation day! Wear your new t-shirt and show your school spirit at the parade and the football game that night.  Anyone is welcome to participate by joining the lineup behind First Baptist Church at 5:45. Parade starts at 6:30. There will be floats for each grade level and many participating clubs.  Walk or ride in the parade over to the stadium for the game against Cherokee starting at 7:30 and including the crowning of our Homecoming Queen and fundraiser winners during halftime.  See a Student Council member for any questions regarding homecoming events. Let's show off the Trojan Spirit!

Picture retakes for ALL students, including Seniors, will be October 3.  Any student or faculty member that did not have their picture taken may do so on this date.  Seniors will have a $25 sitting fee that covers the cost of the proofs and the use of the formal attire.  Only students that purchased pictures and did not like their pictures should come to the auditorium for retakes.  You will need to bring your pictures back to the photographer to have them remade. 

The Tusculum University Upward Bound Program is now accepting applications.  Upward Bound is an intensive college preparatory program designed to help students succeed in high school and prepare for success in college.  UB offers enrichment activities and academic assistance as well as a residential summer component for students.  All services are FREE for students that are selected for the program.  For more information or for an application, stop by the guidance office.  Al interested freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to apply.

A 1010 form must be requested in the front office 3 days in advance for your driver's PERMIT.  The first form for the school year is free, $3.00 charge thereafter.  1010 form is NOT required for driver's LICENSE, unless your driver's PERMIT is out of state.


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