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Nominate a Teacher for the Inside Out Award

Terre Haute South Vigo High School recognizes teaching that is inspirational and teachers whose innovative teaching practices inside the classroom, and opportunities for students outside the classroom, stimulate excellent student growth and learning.

Terre Haute South Vigo recognizes this excellence by honoring up to three educators each year at the high school level with the Braves Excellence in Teaching Inside-Out Award.

The awards program is open to all Terre Haute South Vigo High School educators. Any classroom teacher may use a self-nomination process or one may be nominated by other teachers, department chairs, principals, parents, students, or other school personnel.

Attached is the application.

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The Welding Cookout is Coming!!!!

The annual Welding Cookout will be Monday May 9th. For more information, see the attached flyer.
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This notice is to inform you about a significant change in the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Scholarship Program. The WVCF provides nearly 40 scholarships to Vigo County students, including the Eli Lilly Scholarship which provides full tuition to any Indiana College or University. The application process is done online and letters of recommendation must be done online, as well. The significant change is in the time frame by which to complete this application. The time frame is July 15th through August 22nd. Once the deadline is reached, they will no longer accept applications. The website to apply is: www.wvcf.com.

Congratulations International Competition DECA Students

There were 21 students who attended International DECA Competition, which was the third largest number of students from any school in Indiana and was a record number for South as well.  Students represented South well coming home with 13 competency awards(another record) two scholarships, and an international social media representative for the second year in a row.  Students must have scored at least and 85% or better to receive a competency award. Students receiving this award were:

Logan Flack

Ali Danielson

Will Hayes

Anna Liebermann

Emily Liebermann

Isabelle Findley

Sarah Padan

Sarah Alzharani

Sydney Ngyuen

Chase Mahurin

Nick Payne

Chaman Kumar

Sophia Royeca

Jon Ji won two scholarships and was our international social media representative and was asked to speak at the international competition opening session on stage. We were also recognized for our chapter campaign completed by Faith and Rachel Craft.

Good Luck Academic Super Bowl Math Team

From left to right:  John Dalloul, Anthony Weng, Rita Cui, Patrick Mercho

The team earned first place at Regionals and will compete at the State Finals on May 7th at Purdue.

Math Team

Good Luck Supermileage Team

Supermileage Team  - Detroit, MI - National Competition
Super Mileage

Congratulations JETS

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Science TEAMS (JETS) A and B. Both teams have qualified for National TEAMS (JETS) competition in Nashville, TN June 28-July 1 by placing 2nd and 3rd in State competition.

Members include: Harleen Kaur, Luke Yeagley, John Dalloul, Sabin Karki, Chaman Kumar, Maddy Jaeger, Zoe Douglas, Maria Martinez, Christopher Ray, Sophia Royeca, Jacob Carson, Sakshi Rathod, Rita Cui, Patrick Yoon, Journey Warner.

The Terre Haute South Science TEAMS (JETS) are coached by Mrs. Melanie Huber, AP/A Chemistry teacher and Science Department Chair, and Mr. Grant Tryon, Biology teacher.
Varsity A
Varsity B

Revue-One Night Only May 13th

The annual South Revue will be one night only on May 13th.  Tickets are $5.

Attention all Revue participants: Dress Rehearsal will be on Wednesday May 4th right after school.  If you are using a piece of music, you need to get a copy to Mr. Lake ASAP.

Any questions, see Mr. Jarvis.

Congratulations to the Academic Super Bowl Team

Congratulations to the Academic Super Bowl Math team for earning 1st place at the regional competition at Greencastle High School on Tuesday.  They have qualified to compete in the State Finals on May 7th.  Congratulations to Rita Cui, John Dalloul, Patrick Mercho, and Anthony Weng and to their coach Mr. Stephens.  Congrats also to the Super Bowl Science Team for earning 2nd place at regionals:  John Dalloul, Chaman Kumar, Madison Jaeger, and Luke Yeagley and their coach Mr. Zwerner.

Congratulations Art Department

Congratulations to the following South Braves who had artwork accepted into the 49th Annual Student Exhibition at the Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute. These students include:  Ali Danielson, Victoria Davis, Logan Greenlee, Julio Martinez, Shannon Sullivan, Landen Turner, and Alexandra Zuluaga.  Senior Logan Greenlee’s drawing “Starry Sea” won first place in the drawing category.  Senior Shannon Sullivan’s photograph “Serenity” won third place in graphic design.  We are very proud and honored to have these outstanding art students represent South High School!

Congratulations Terre Haute South Science Research Team

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Science Research Team who competed at the 2016 Hoosier State Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, April 1 at the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Junior Researcher Harleen Kaur won the Air Force in Excellence Award while Junior Researcher Jenny Bai and Sophomore Researcher Anthony Weng both won Best Use of Statistics Honorable Mention.  Also, presenting their research were Junior Researchers Chaman Kumar and Maria Martinez.

The Terre Haute South Science Research Team is sponsored by Mrs. Melanie Huber, AP/A Chemistry teacher and Science Department Chair.
THS Research Team

Terre Haute South Welcomes Our Three Newest Hall of Distinction Members

Here are the newest members of the Hall of Distinction. 

Milan Chakraborty  was a member of the Terre Haute South class of 1996. He resides today in Los Angeles, California .  He is Head of Production of Attic Line Films, an independent multimedia film production located in Hollywood and has workedfor Warner Brothers and New Line Cinema.  Chakraborty’s credits include work on Superman Returns; V For Vendetta; One Tree Hill; Batman Begins; Dukes of Hazzard;And The Lifeguard, starring Kristen Bell.  He has attended multiple Sundance and Cannes film festivals.

Captain Christopher Mills, United States Navy, graduated from South High School in 1987.  He is currently the Military Assistant to the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Information Operations at the Pentagon.  After serving his initial fleet tour with the navy’s Elite Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron, Captain Mills became an instructor in weapons and tactics.  He developed and implemented joint fighter/helicopter maritime and support procedures and also served as a naval liaison to the United States Army’s 6th Cavalry supporting the defense of South Korea.  Captain has been awarded numerous personal awards including the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

Stephen Morris, PhD was a member of the Terre Haute South class of 1976. His efforts have established him as a leader in the fight against chemical, biological and nuclear terrorism.  He currently is the Senior Director of Program Management and Ebola Vaccine Development for NewLink Genetics and Bio-Protection Systems.  In addition to his work developing a vaccine for the Ebola virus, Dr. Morris has been active in the development of vaccines for smallpox and anthrax and served as the senior scientist and project team leader in efforts to provide protections against the plague. He resides today in Rockville, Maryland.

Congratulations Terre Haute South Science Olympiad Team!

The Science Olympiad Team placed 15th out of 36 teams this past Saturday at the State Science Olympiad tournament.

Individual medal winners were:
Chemistry Lab 5th Place - Jayce Farnsworth and Patrick Mercho

Team members include Puni Rawala, Chris Ray, Jayce Farnsworth, JJ Faught, Harleen Kaur, Chaman Kumar, Maria Martinez, John Dalloul , Patrick Mercho, Jeremy Rusk, Journey Warner, Gillian Webb, Anthony Weng, Joseph Dalloul, and Ethan Kirsch.

The Science Olympiad Team is coached by Ms. Samantha Henry, Physics and Chemistry teacher and Mrs. Katie Miller, Anatomy and Biology teacher.

Great Job Science Olympiad

Great Job Chess Team

The team earned 4th place in the State Finals.  The team members  from left to right are Jon Ji, Grant Stamper, Jacob Norris, and Marcus Voges.
4th At State

Congratulations Latin Students

Our delegates represented South well at Junior Classical League state convention this weekend. As a chapter we placed 5th in sweepstakes, small chapters; 7th in advanced Certamen; 10th in Delegate Spirit and 3rd in the Effie Douglas Membership Award. Individually:

Travis Hay placed:
3rd in Mythology
6th in Roman History
7th in Derivatives
10th in Roman Life & Customs

Carson Swofford placed:
1st in Mottoes, Quotes & Abbreviations
3rd in Vocabulary
5th in Mythology
5th in Posters
5th in Slogans
8th in Derivatives

Both students were attending convention for the first time. In addition to the competitions, they attended a Roman Banquet (in Roman garb), participated in elections of state officers, attended workshops on topics such as writing essays, and got to meet Latin students from around the state in social events including a Roman Murder Mystery.

Great Job Music Students!

Congratulations to the South Band on another exciting weekend of competition!  First off, the Indoor Drumline placed 3rd out of 5 groups in their newly promoted classification at the Owen Valley Show.  Next up, several band members performed at State Solo and Ensemble this past weekend.  The following students earned Gold Ratings:  Whitney Slaton on Piccolo, Nellie Brown on Flute, Allison Keiser on Clarinet, Ben Magnin on Alto Sax, Levi Johnson on Trumpet, and a Woodwind Trio comprised of Whitney Slaton on Flute, Lauren Rader on Flute, and Allison Keiser on Clarinet.  Finally, the JV Winter Guard was 6th out of 12 in their class and the Varsity Winter Guard was 1st place out of 16 groups in their class at the Northview Invitational.  Great job everyone!

This Weeks B3 Winners-may 2nd

This weeks winners for the B3 positive behavior tickets are:

Billy Thompson- Wayton
Molly Essig- Reynolds
Andy Ngo- deBlecourt
Johnathon Tharp- Fortner

Turn in those B3 tickets!

Pulse Reminder

Don't forget....Mondays and Wednesdays we have PULSE from 4-5pm in the cafeteria for only $5!!! This is a GREAT way to get a workout in right after school!

Invite your friends, your students, your co-workers!

Attention Parents

On our parents tab, we now have a page featuring all Terre Haute South faculty's emails.

Faculty-New Sign In/Out Sheet

Mrs. Luna-Schatz has created a new sign in sheet for your classrooms. Feel free to use it.
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New Website Administration

Please send all website questions, announcements, etc. to Ed Jarvis, edj@vigoschools.org

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