SCHOOL NEWS

TCCHS student Dwayne Harrell presents Thomas County Schools Transportation Director Robert Young with 85 handwritten thank you notes. These notes are for the system's bus drivers and thank them for safely transporting students. Harrell wrote the notes on behalf of the TCCHS Key Club, sponsored by Amy Ponder (also pictured). The club also gave the bus drivers a basket of goodies.


Knapp Named National Merit Semifinalist

Thomas County Central High School senior Justin Knapp has been announced as a Semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship program. He is one of just three Southwest Georgia high school students to be recognized by The National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

 


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New Class at TCCHS

A new class at Thomas County Central High School has participants thinking outside the box and studying topics from all angles, not just a specific discipline. TCCHS began a Georgia Academic Decathlon class this school year. In it, both the instructor and the students educate each other about curriculum topics, according to teacher Cary Riggs.


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TCCHS Places 2nd in Flaunt Mural Contest

Congratulations to TCCHS Art students Erica LeSuer, Raven Haywood and Rachelle Brown.  They earned $500 as Runner-Up in the Thomasville Center for the Arts “Flaunt – Pop It Up” mural contest. 


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TCCHS WBL Program Offers Real World Setting

Thomas County Central High School Work-Based Learning and Youth Apprenticeship program has started another year and is seeking new partners to offer its students employment and help them practice classroom lessons within a real world setting. “The program offers students school-based and work-based learning opportunities related to the student’s career interest areas,” said Michelle Ausley, TCCHS Work-Based Learning Coordinator. “Students have the opportunity to connect what they learn in school with work-site application to enable smooth transition into the work force and/or education beyond high school.”


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TCCHS Future Teacher Intern Program

Not every aspiring teacher has the chance for hands on experience while still in high school. A group of Thomas County Central High School students has just such an opportunity with the Future Teacher Internship program. “This is going to be a great experience,” said participant Madelyn Griner. “I will get a chance to be a teacher and see what they go through.  I feel like I will get to be close with the kids and the teacher I will work with.”


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Athletic Highlights

Emily Corbitt #2, Senior
"God gives us burdens; also shoulders"

2014 Stats: .551 batting average
7 doubles, 18 RBIs, 2 triples, 4 homerooms

Best sports memory: Winning Region

Athletic goal for 2014: Win State Championship

Academic goal for 2014-15: Succeed in my college classes and earn college credits early

Other activities: TCCHS Forensics team and various Art programs

 

 

 

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