High School ANNOUNCEMENTS (updated daily)
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Monday, October 17, 2016

International Club will meet Wednesday March 1st after school. We invite all high schoolers who would like to share and learn about other cultures of the world. The meeting will be in Room 1218 Lower Blue from 2:20-3:30. This week we learn about France!

 

The 9th grade class officers have planned a Kickball Tournament as a fundraiser for their class.  The tournament will take place on Friday, March 10 during DS (schedule will flip that day).  The officers are planning on visiting Directed Studies classes this week and next week to spread the word and inform teams on how to sign up.  Tickets for spectators will be on sale during lunches the week of the tournament.

 

The University of TN- Knoxville Haslam College of Business is hosting two business summer programs in Summer 2017 for current sophomores and juniors.

The BETS Program (June 14-24, 2017) is designed to introduce under-represented high school juniors (i.e., Native American, African American, Asian American, and Hispanic), first generation college students or students who receive free or reduced-cost lunch to all aspects of the business world and encourage them to seek careers in business. The students selected must be current high school juniors with at least a 3.0 GPA, show exceptional leadership potential, and have an interest in studying business.

AIM Academy (July 15-19, 2017) is designed to introduce under-represented high school sophomores (i.e., Native American, African American, Asian American, and Hispanic), first generation college students or students who receive free or reduced-cost lunch to the field of Accounting & Information Management and encourage them to seek careers in Accounting. The students selected must be current high school sophomores with at least a 3.0 GPA, show exceptional leadership potential, and have an interest in studying Accounting or business in general.

Please click on the links below for copies of the application, including instructions on how to submit as well as FAQ sheets and flyers for the BETS Program and AIM Academy. Additionally, you may view the BETS informational video on the site. Each student selected to attend the BETS Program or AIM Academy will receive a waiver to cover the costs associated with attending.

Interested students must submit a completed application, provide a copy of their high school transcript, and have at least one letter of recommendation. Please note these are residential program so students will be required to live on campus for the duration of the program.

The deadline to apply is March 31, 2017.

BETS Program- http://diversity.bus.utk.edu/BETS.asp

AIM Academy- http://diversity.bus.utk.edu/AIM.asp

 

If you need to come to the library during Directed Studies, you MUST get a pass FROM THE LIBRARY before DS.  If you do not have a pass, ask your teacher to call ex. 240 BEFORE you come to the library.  Students who do not follow this procedure will be sent back to directed studies.

 

Chess Club Meeting each Thursday from 2:30-3:30pm. Room 2225 - Mr. Paris. It's your move!

 

Please remember that there will be NO DISMISSALS in the front office after 1:45 pm. Thank you.

 

Order your yearbook today!!!  To order, visit the school's website and click on HS Yearbook.  See Mrs. Jones in the library with any questions!

 

Student Parking Passes will only be sold in the front office by Mrs. Collier until noon every day. Please be sure you bring a Student Parking Pass form completely filled out with a parent signature, driver’s license, valid insurance card, and $80 (cash or check only).

 

 

EF Tours COSTA RICA Community Trip

Who: Students, Parents, Community Members

When: Spring Break March 18 – 26,  2017

Go to www.eftours.com/1804260JV to find out the itinerary, cost, payment options, and all the adventurous excursions included in this trip.

Contact: Penny Holloway 423-838-0601       holloway8017@comcast.net

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