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Mid-year Transcripts

Attention seniors: The Counseling Department will be sending mid-year transcripts to the colleges to which you have applied. If any of your colleges require a mid-year report, in addition to the transcript, please let the counseling office know.

Senior Pictures

If you haven’t had your senior pictures taken yet, Gentry will be coming to school for ONE DAY ONLY TOMORROW (Jan 29th). Sign up in the office for your appointment time.

Free Admission to JMU Basketball Game

JMU is offering free admission for Turner Ashby High School students, teachers, and staff members to the JMU Men’s Basketball game on Saturday, January 31 at 4:00 PM vs. the William and Mary Tribe. Claim your tickets by arriving at the D Door Ticket Office and show your student/staff ID. Any family or friends that want to attend with you can purchase tickets at a discounted rate of $7.00.

Compatibility Survey

Are your curious who you may be compatible with at TA? Fill out a survey during lunch today through Thursday. Your results will be in the week of Valentine’s.

Lip Dub

The Lip Dub will be next Friday (2/6) during 7th period. Keep a watchful eye on the TV’s in the small or large commons to see the clubs participating. You can choose to stand in the “parade route” with one or two of your clubs / teams. And make sure you touch base with your club or team between now and next Friday.

Community Service Opportunity

Any seniors and Ruriteens needing community service, see Mr. Stover. We will be making meatloaf next Monday (2/2/15) evening at Bridgewater United Methodist Church.

Character Does Count

To all TAHS students: the PBIS team is emphasizing the six pillars of character this quarter. Remember that character does count. Practice good citizenship, responsibility, caring, respect, trustworthiness and fairness. As in the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., “the function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” As we begin a new semester, we hope all students will strive to “do the Knight Thing” while in school. Special recognition will be given to all students who earn zero discipline referrals during this new semester so start working toward that goal today.

Seniors and Parents of Seniors

If you are planning on attending FAFSA Night this Thursday, January 29 from 6:00 -7:30 P.M. in the library, please sign up in the counseling office. You will receive a list of documents that you will need to bring with you to complete the financial aid application. Financial aid representatives from JMU will be here to help you complete your FAFSA.

Graduation Planning

Seniors interested in helping with graduation plans and activities: there will be a meeting on Friday (1/30/15) at 7:40 A.M. in room 246. See Mrs. Pence with questions.

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FCCLA Trip

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FCCLA members that are interested in attending the state conference trip to Virginia Beach in April, remember that your first payment of $75.00 is due to Mrs. Lam tomorrow (1/23). Information about the trip is located outside of room 129.