Turner Ashby High School
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Last updated 10/20/2014 12:10 P.M.
Click the Knights in the News link above or at the right to see the outstanding achievements of TAHS Knights.
Click here for more information on TA’s silver medal from U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools.
Starting Wednesday, October 1, 2014 and ending Sunday, November 30, 2014. For more detailed information click here.
The prize is $100,000! Go big or go home! Click here to vote!
Click here to read the Kline May Reality Harrisonblog entry about Mrs. Ferek’s proposal.
Due to the wet conditions, the Powder Puff football game and bonfire have been postponed yet again and will be moved to Monday, October 27, 2014. Football will begin at 6:00 P.M. and the bonfire will be at 8:00 P.M.
Follow this link to our fruit sale September 30 – November 5, 2014:
Once on the Fruit site, follow through the products and continue with the directions that are posted on the site. You will have to type in the student’s name that you wish to support.
The Turner Ashby Cup – Indoor Soccer Tournament
TA’s Native Speakers Spanish Club will be hosting an indoor soccer tournament on Tuesday, October 28th. Registration is open to all interested boys and girls and will be during 1st and 3rd lunch starting on October 15th. You will need to play a $5.00 registration fee when you sign up. At sign up you will receive a permission slip that must be signed and turned in ASAP. The deadline for sign-ups is October 22nd.
Fall Blood Drive
Turner Ashby High School Football
Saturday, November 8
9:00am – 3:00pm
In the TAHS Back Gym
To sign-up go to www.vadonor.org
Free t-shirt for all participating donors!
All donors must present a valid ID or VBS donor card at registration.
Visit vablood.org for a list of accepted IDs or
Hesston College will be visiting TA on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 9:00 A.M. Please sign up in the Counseling Office if you are interested.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) will be visiting TA on Tuesday, October 28 (ODD) at 9:30 A.M. in the conference room. This visit should take approximately forty-five minutes.
University of Mary Washington will be visiting TA on Tuesday, October 28 (ODD) at 2:10 P.M. in the conference room.
Virginia Wesleyan College will be visiting TA on Wednesday, October 29 (EVEN) at 8:30 A.M. for a college visit. This should take approx 45 minutes.
Longwood University will be visiting on Wednesday, November 5 (ODD) at 1:15 P.M. in the Conference Room.
Hampton University will be visiting on Monday, November 10 (EVEN) at 1:15 P.M. Students will meet in the conference room.
Students, are you interested in Architecture? UVA is holding an S.T.E.M. Architecture Program on Monday, November 3, 2014. Stop by the Counseling Center for more information.
Hunting forms are ready to be picked up in the Attendance Office. You must present a valid hunting license to be excused (parent excused) for your hunting day.
Clubs and Organization
Get your pre-sale tickets for the county-wide Kings of the Court tournament during lunch Wednesday, October 15th through Wednesday, October 22nd. The tournament will be held at Spotswood HS at 6:30 P.M.on Wednesday, October 22nd. Tickets are $3.00 in advance and $5.00 at the door. Come out and support our junior boys as they battle it out against teams from Spotswood, Broadway, & East Rock for the county-wide championship title!
DECA and FBLA members interested in attending the Washington Wizards Sports Career Day should see Ms. Talley or Ms. Miller for permission slips.
October 23, the end of the 9 weeks, is the FINAL day Mrs. Miller will accept FBLA dues. See her immediately if this deadline presents a financial hardship.
Click here for more information and registration form.
Reminder to FFA members attending National FFA Convention: all forms and final payment is due on Tuesday, October 21st. See an FFA advisor if you have questions.
Film Appreciation Club
National Honor Society
Attention students who received an NHS information form: all forms are due to Mrs. Cullers or Ms. Weaver by 3:00 tomorrow. Students who turn in forms after this time will not be considered for membership.
Oyster dinner community service opportunity. Come help serve food and get a free meal for doing it! We will meet at Mt. View Elementary on November 8th.
Youth and Government
PTA – Reflections
The Reflections Program encourages students to explore the arts and express themselves. This year’s theme is: “The world would be a better place if…” This theme is wide open to interpretation and creativity! Students are encouraged to enter original artwork in several different categories: visual arts, literature, musical composition, photography, dance choreography and film / video. For detailed student rules, please visit www.vapta.org OR students can pick up information in the TAHS library. All entries can be placed in the “Reflections” box in the TAHS library. Please make sure that each entry included the official entry form with the student’s name on the back and parent signature, as well as an artist ‘s statement, explaining how the work is related to the theme. All entries must be completed and submitted by Friday,November 7, 2014. Prizes will be awarded to all participants. Questions? Please contact PTA Reflections Coordinator Bonnie Burchfield at: email@example.com . Parents…JOIN your PTA and support all the good that is being planned! Send your $10 dues to the office in an envelope marked “PTA”. Include a note with your e-mail address and you will get the PTA update e-mails. We appreciate your support!
The Knight Thing
This is information on non-athletic events and dates to remember.
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