District News

Make Plans to Attend the State Championship Game in Atlanta State Championship Game

Make your plans to be at Mercedes-Benz in Atlanta on Tuesday, December 12 at 7:00 p.m. to watch our Yellow Jackets battle the Woodward Academy Eagles for the 6A State Championship! Click on the link below for the details. See you there!

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TCMS Students Sign REACH Georgia Scholarship Contracts TCMS REACH Scholars

Five Thomas County Middle School (TCMS) students recently signed to be a part of the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Georgia program, a scholarship program designed to promote academic success and expand access to higher education. The TCMS students chosen to join REACH Georgia are Earnestine Brock, Zariah Clark, Ava Mares, Haylee Moore, and Malina Roberts.

Students were nominated by their teachers because they maintain good grades and excellent school attendance, actively participate in class, and have good behavior.  Following the nomination, students went through a rigorous interview process to become REACH scholars.

As a part of the program, students signed contracts to agree to meet attendance and behavior requirements, maintain a certain grade point average, participate in REACH Georgia-related activities, and meet weekly with a mentor throughout high school. Parents and/or guardians also signed contracts to support each student throughout their education. When students meet these requirements, they will each receive a $10,000 college scholarship.

Applying for their future Apply to College Day

Thomas County Central High School held Apply to College Day on Thursday, Nov. 9. The event, in conjunction with the Georgia Apply to College program and No Fee November through GAFutures.org, offers soon-to-graduate students the opportunity to complete and submit college applications for free while on school campus where they can receive guidance if needed. Throughout the school day, seniors visited the TCCHS Media Center computer lab, where representatives from the TCCHS Guidance Office, Southern Regional Technical College, and Thomas University assisted them with filling out and submitting applications to various Georgia post-secondary institutions. 

Fifty colleges and universities currently participate in No Fee November, meaning students may submit admission applications to them for free throughout the month. In addition to local schools, places TCCHS seniors applied to include Valdosta State University, Kennesaw State University, University of Georgia, Columbus State University and Georgia Southern University. Approximately 110 students participated.

HOSA Awareness HOSA Week

Thomas County Central High School HOSA Future Health Professionals chapter celebrated National HOSA Week in November. Chapter members conducted various activities, including volunteering to pack weekend supply bags at Backpack Buddies, collecting items for a military care package event, participating in manna drops, and presenting “HOSA Health Moments” on the school’s “Jacket Nation News” show.

HOSA is a global student-led organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, and several federal and state agencies. Its mission is to empower students interested in the healthcare field, not only in knowledge and skill but also in leadership. Georgia HOSA began in 2000 and now boasts more than 15,000 members.

Teachers Sharing with Teachers Coach Ward

Bishop Hall faculty and staff recently attended a professional development session after school presented by Chad (Coach) Ward. Teachers completed a personality activity assignment and were surprised by the results. It was an eye opening experience allowing teachers to see themselves how others see them. The group determined that perception is everything.