SCHOOL NEWS

Gurulé Wins GSNA Poster Contest

Congratulations to sophomore Asia Gurulé for her first place entry in the High School Division (9th – 12th) of the Georgia School Nutrition Association (GSNA) poster contest.  Her first place artwork earned $50, a certificate, and a color copy of the work.  Gurulé previously placed first at the county and district high school levels for her work illustrating this year’s slogan, “GSNA - We Are School Nutrition.” She earned an additional $50 at those levels.


Students Travel to England and France

On April 3, 2014, twenty-eight TCCHS students and teachers enbarked on the journey of a lifetime. Traveling through EF Tours, the group met up with other students from Crete, Illinois in London, England and later traveled to Paris, France. See More Information for the full story.


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OM Team Qualifies for World Finals

The TCCHS Odyssey of the Mind team that solved the problem “The Driver’s Test” has qualified for World Finals. The team is made up of Alexis Bergozza, Addison Frasch, Bobby Hancock , Mallorie Johnson, Chelcie Nix, Beth Sharpe, and Terrance Smith. See More Information for the full story and Photo Galleries for pictures.


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Carver Wins State History Award

TCCHS teacher, Teresa Carver, has been named the Outstanding American History Teacher of the Year for the State of Georgia for 2014. This prestigious award, which is sponsored by the Georgia Society Colonial Dames 17th Century, was presented at their Spring Conference  in Marietta, Ga. Please see More Information below.


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"Color Me with Cheer" Color Run

Support the Thomas County Middle School Cheerleading Squad by participating in the "Color Me with Cheer" Color Run!  The 5K run/walk is Saturday, May 17, at 8:30am.  Register by May 3.  See the flyer and registration links below for more information.

Color Run Flyer

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YELLOW JACKET ATHLETIC NEWS

Jackets Place at Regional Track Meet

Congratulations to the following Jackets for placing at the Region 5A track meet:
1600 meter run - Aaisha Parson ( 4th place)

800 meter run - Kim Haggins (3rd place)

110 meter high hurdles - Donte Ard (3rd place)

Congratulations to the girls track team for finishing 2nd overall at the Region 1-5A track meet. The top qualifiers who will be going to Sectionals are:

4x100 meter relay (2nd) -  Kienyu Brown, Kim Nazworth, Tabitha Harris, Jamilah Johnson

4x400 meter relay (2nd) – Kienyu Brown, Ashley O’neal, Alyssia Austin, Kim Haggins

200 meter dash (3rd) – Kim Nazworth

Pole Vault (3rd) – Ashtin Banks

3200 meter run (4th) – Angela Cipriani

Shot Put (1st) – Ashley O’neal, (3rd) Bryana Scott

High Jump (1st) – Erica Edwards

Discus (1st) – Bryana Scott – broke her own school record in this event

These students have qualified for the Sectional track meet to be held on April 26, 2014.


Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Yellow Jacket Cheerleaders!

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Stanley Signs with Darton State College

Senior Brooke Stanley signs a letter of intent to play softball at Darton State College. She is joined by TCCHS principal Ken Harper, coach Bill Wilhelm, athletic director Mike Singletary, coach Stephanie Morris, head coach Robyn Trammell and her parents, Robert Stanley, Emily Turpin and Tony Turpin.

Senior Brooke Stanley signed a letter of intent to play softball with Darton State College on Thursday, March 13. Brooke received 2nd team All-Region honors her junior and senior seasons and was named to the All-Area Team this year. Assistant coach Stephanie Morris said, “Brooke is a scrappy player who makes key plays and hits when needed.  She has been an asset to the TCCHS softball program, and will be an added asset to Darton’s Softball program.” Please see Photo Galleries for more pictures.


Morris Signs with Darton State College

Senior Savannah Morris signs a letter of intent to play softball with Darton State College. She is joined by TCCHS coaches Mike Greek and Robyn Trammel and her parents Chad and Stephanie Morris.

Senior Savannah Morris signed a letter of intent to play softball with Darton State College on Thursday, February 20. TCCHS head softball coach Robyn Trammell said, "Savannah is a hard worker in softball and school and she is very deserving of this cooprtunity." A four year starter for the Jackets, Savannah has earned All-Area, first team All-Region, and second team All-State honors during her high school career. Please see Photo Galleries for more pictures.


Mayhall Signs with ABAC

Senior Cooper Mayhall signs a letter of intent to play baseball at ABAC. Mayhall is joined by his parents, Michial and Jeanna Mayhall. Back row (l-r): TCCHS Athletic Director Mike Singletary, TCCHS baseball coach Coleman Bennett, head baseball coach Chad Parkerson, ABAC pitching coach Jeff Barfield, and TCCHS baseball coach Joe Dollar.

Senior Cooper Mayhall signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) on Wednesday, February 12. TCCHS head baseball coach Chad Parkerson said of Mayhall, "I am extremely proud of Cooper Mayhall.  He is a young man with exceptional work ethic and high character.  He will be an asset to ABAC baseball in how he carries himself on and off the field." The four year player at TCCHS will be pitching for the Stallions. Please see Photo Galleries for more pictures.


Stanaland Signs with Georgia Southwestern

Senior Kendall Stanaland signs a letter of intent to play softball with Georgia Southwestern. She is joined by her parents, Clay and Missy Stanaland, and her brother, Cole Stanaland.

Senior Kendall Stanaland has signed a letter of intent to play softball at Georgia Southwestern next year. The four year player for the Jackets was joined by family, friends, and coaches in celebration of her accomplishment. Please see Photo Galleries for more pictures.


Jackets Sign Seven on National Signing Day

Back (l-r): Principal Ken Harper, Head Coach Bill Shaver, Athletic Director Mike Singletary. Seated (l-r): Malcolm McLenton, Austin Parmer, Deondre Cooksey, Adam Choice, Jarell Jones, Caleb Autrey and Gavin Wilson

Seven Jackets signed letters of intent to play football at the college level on National Signing Day. Congratulations to Malcolm McLenton, Valdosta State University; Austin Parmer, Carson Newman (TN); Deondre Cooksey, Garden City Community College (KS); Adam Choice, Clemson University (SC); Jarell Jones and Caleb Autrey, Point University; and Gavin Wilson, Murray State (KY).