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School Holiday Friday April 18th
The annual Mr. South contest will be held on Thursday April 17th @7:00 pm in the auditorium.
The 2014 Terre Haute South Academic Honors Banquet will be held at Hulman Center on Tuesday, April 29th at 6:30 p.m. Any student with a 3.0 GPA or above is invited to attend. The honored students will receive one free ticket and the additional tickets are $18.00 each. Thursday April 10th is the last day (before school and during "A" lunch) to purchase tickets.
Prom 2014 will be held on May 17th from 8:00-11:00 pm @ Hulman Center. This years' theme is A Night Under the Big Top. Tickets will be sold April 28th-May 9th during lunch MWF only. Payment is due at the time of purchase. Checks must be made out to Terre Haute South with PROM in the memo area.
Excellence in Education Honorees
Congratulations to Ms.Gerri Lambert and Mrs. Gen Craft, the Excellence in Education award winners from THS this year. There will be a banquet on May 7th at St. Mary's to recognize the winners from Vigo County. Both teachers are well deserving of this honor.
Excellence in Education Award Winners
Mrs. Melanie Huber, AP and Accelerated Chemistry teacher, Terre Haute South Science Research Sponsor, and Terre Haute South Science Department Chairperson was awarded the 2014 Indiana Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Teacher Award.
This award is in recognition of educational excellence in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics. The award is provided through the sponsorship of the US Army, Navy, and Air Force and is administered by the Academy of Applied Sciences. In addition to the award, Mrs. Huber will be accompanying two of her research students, Krishan Kumar and Tingyue Cui, to this year's National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, April 23-27, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Both students will be competing in this year's National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Poster Competition. Mrs. Huber will also be awarded $500.00 in support of the Science Research program at Terre Haute South Vigo High School.
Congratulations Mrs. Huber on this well-deserved recognition!
Congratulations Mrs. McDonald!
Congratulations to Mrs. McDonald who was voted the
District 8 Assistant Principal of the Year!
Assistant Principal of the Year!
Congratulations THSouth Science Research Team who made school history
on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Hoosier State Science and Engineering Fair on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis, Indiana.
For the first time ever
members were selected to represent the State of Indiana at the 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, California, May 11-17, 2014
. Senior Researchers Ryan Chung and Krishan Kumar
along with Sophomore Researcher Tingyue (Rita) Cui
were named ISEF finalists. Junior Researcher Anthea Weng
received a medal for becoming a HSEF finalist.
This is the third time that Ryan Chung has been named an ISEF Finalist as he has presented his science research at ISEF 2011 in Los Angeles and 2013 in Phoenix. Ryan was a First Place Grand Award winner at the 2013 Phoenix ISEF.
ISEF finalist Ryan Chung
also received awards for the Best Use of the Metric System and Excellence in Computer Science for his research, "MobileSoundDiscoveryApp: Mobile Audio Medical Devices and Quantitative-Qualitative Audio Analysis Applications and Designs Using an Autonomous Audio Knowledge Engine". ISEF finalist Tingyue Cui
received a Certificate of Achievement from the United States Air Force and The Second Place Overall Top Prize in the Sophomore Research Group for her research, "Factors That Influence Energies of Simple Hydrocarbons".
ISEF Finalist Krishan Kumar
presented "Explaining the map and matrix of the Discrete Lambert exponentiation" while HSEF Finalist Anthea Weng presented "Novel Alkaloids from Dendrobates auratus in Oahu, Hawai'i".
All students are sponsored by Terre Haute South Science Department Chairperson, Mrs. Melanie Huber
, who will accompany the Science Research Team to the 2014 Intel ISEF in Los Angeles, California.
Picture attached (left to right): 2014 ISEF Finalists Krishan Kumar, Ryan Chung, and Tingyue (Rita) Cui.
Braves Positive Feedback
Congratulations to the following students who have been recognized recently with
Braves Positive Feedback!
Mayor's Character Award
The February 2014 Character Award winner is Anna Mascari for:
INITIATIVE “Recognizing and doing what needs to be done before being asked to do it"
Congratulations Winter Guard!
Congratulations to the THS Varsity Winter Guard! On April 3, the group traveled to Dayton Ohio to compete in their very first Winter Guard International World Championships! Their preliminary performance qualified them to the Semi-Finals round where they ended their season placing 38th out of 115 performing groups! This is quite an accomplishment for competing for the first time on the national level in Class A!
Congratulations Varsity Winter Guard for a fantastic and successful season!
Photo attached is from awards at semi finals. front: Kelsey Lindsay, Kayla Walters-Riggs, Jessica Snyder, Jocelyn Brink, Ashlee Freeman, Lauren McGuire, Katie Tillery, Ally Smith. Back: Brittany Orndorff, Samantha Scarbrough, Michaela Gambill, Megen Moore, Amanda Evans, Elizabeth Wagley.
Congratulations THSouth Band!
Congratulations to Mr. Murphy and the THSouth Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble! Both earned GOLD Ratings this past Saturday April 12th at the Indiana State School Music Association's Organizational Contest, held at Northview High School in Brazil, Indiana. Additionally, the Wind Ensemble earned a Gold Rating in Sight Reading!
Great job Bands!
Braves in the Community
On Friday April 11th, the THSouth club chapter of Big Brother Big Sister participated in the area Big Brother Big Sister Bowl for Kids Sake. Terre Haute South had 4 teams and raised $600 for this event. Congratulations go to the club members and their sponsor, Ms. Christa Foust.
Graduation caps and gowns and Senior graduation announcements will be available for pick up during lunch hours on Wednesday April 23rd. Notification of owed balances will be made via phone message. Any balances still owed must be paid in full at the time of pick up. Final balances may be paid by check, cash, or money order. Credit cards will not be accepted.
Prom Time is Approaching!
4 star school Way To Go Terre Haute South!
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Announces 4-Star Schools for 2013
Indianapolis - Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Indiana's 4 Star schools for 2013 today. In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in ISTEP+ testing results. A total of 311 schools received the award throughout the state.
Superintendent Ritz congratulated these schools today. "I am honored to name these schools as our Four Star Schools for this year," said Ritz. "Winning this award required excellent work by teachers, administrators, students and parents throughout the year and on behalf of the entire Indiana Department of Education I send them my sincere congratulations."
Congratulations THSouth for receiving this designation, AGAIN!
THSouth Receives 4 Stars!