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Prom Music

Prom_clipartInterested in the music at prom? Well, make your music requests by scanning the QR code on the blue signs nears the Arabian lanterns around the school. The site may be accessed for phone or computers. Use the password given on the blue signs to access the site. Make sure that special song for that special someone gets played.

Scholarship Opportunity #2

The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) is a statewide scholarship program which gives students the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $500.00 to $10,000.00 If you are planning on attending a community college and are interested in applying for these scholarships, stop by the Guidance Department for more information. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

DCCU Scholarship Applications Due

A reminder to seniors that the DuPont Community Credit Union’s scholarship application is due Friday, April 18, 2014. TAHS is guaranteed a $1,000.00 winner! Application and essay are submitted online. Stop by the counseling office for more information.

Congratulations Yearbook Staff

A very special congratulations goes to the yearbook staff! Over the weekend (0412/14-04/13/14), the 2013 TAHS yearbook “Point of View” was awarded a Pacemaker from the National Scholastic Press Association. The book was one of 27 yearbooks in the entire United States to receive this award – an award which is officially known as the Pulitzer Prize of yearbook journalism. This is the highest award given to a yearbook, and it is the most prestigious award that all yearbook staffs strive to receive.

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Scholarship Deadline

Seniors: the deadline to apply for the Arthur John Leavenworth Scholarship is Tuesday, April 15. This scholarship is primarily chosen based on financial need although academics and community involvement are also considered. Please stop by the counseling office for more information.

Scholarship Opportunity

If you have taken a leadership role here at TA (a class, club or SCA office) and you are a graduating senior, then please come to room 142 to see Mrs. Moran and get an application for the SCA Leadership Scholarship. Deadline for the completed applications is May 9th.

National Library Week Scavenger Hunt

This week (04/13/14 – 04/19/14) is National Library Week. Many faculty and staff members have new READ signs posted outside their doors. Stop by the library to pick up a scavenger hunt form to match these signs with the book titles. Students with correctly completed forms will be eligible for prize drawings. Please return these forms to the library by noon Thursday.

Transfer to 4-year College

Attention juniors and seniors:

Are you planning to attend a 2 year community college then transferring to a 4 year college? A representative from Bridgewater College will be visiting on Wednesday, April 16th at 9:30 A.M. to discuss the transfer process. Please sign up in the Counseling Office if you are interested in attending.

Congratulations Debaters

This past Saturday (04/12/14), our debate team competed in the VHSL Regional Tournament. Congratulations to everyone who participated. The team of Ciera Killen, Caleb Hurst, Maressa Cortez, Lauren Onestak, Hanson Cook, Avi Pandey, Leland Stevens, Lukas Shifflett, Zach Dolack, Michelle De Le Cruz and Allison Mace came in 2nd in the region. Individually, Lauren Onestak and Hanson Cook won 1st place in Policy Debate. In Lincoln Douglas Debate, Ciera Killen won 2nd place and Caleb Hurst won 4th place. Avi Pandey and Leland Stevens won 3rd place in Public Forum Debate,and Lukas Shifflett and Zach Dolack won alternates to State Student Congress.

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After Prom

Juniors and Seniors – Make plans to attend After Prom 2014! This year it will happen at Valley Lanes! Cost is $5.00. Guys who rent their tuxes from Classic Tuxedo will get a free ticket to After Prom for himself and his date! More details about After Prom will emerge over the next few weeks!