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THSouth Receives 4 Stars!
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 313 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 being the 1st Vigo County School Corporation high school to receive this designation!
#1 High School
Terre Haute South High School was chosen as the
#1 Reader's Choice in local high schools
for 2013, and our own
Mrs. Gen Craft was named
#1 Reader's Choice teacher!
Thank you Terre Haute!
Tribune Star Reader's Choice Award
Ryan Chung won 1st place at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair! This is the best ever placing for Terre Haute South! He also won $3000 dollars and he gets an asteroid named after him!!! Congratulations Ryan and his sponsor, Mrs. Melanie Huber!
The final Choir Concert will be held in the auditorium Saturday May 18th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Junior - Senior Prom will be held May 18th. Prom will be from 8:30 to 11:30. The doors will open at 8:00.
Senior Awards will be at 6:30 in the auditorium on Monday May 20th.
CTE (Career and Technology Education) Awards will be Tuesday May 21st in the auditorium at 6:30 pm.
The Mr. South Pageant sponsored by the Interact Club will be held Thursday May 23rd in the auditorium at 7:00 pm.
Mayor's Character Award
The April 2013 Character Award winner goes to Sam Caton for:
PERSEVERANCE - "Having the patience and determination to keep trying, even when you face difficulties along the way"
Sam was nominated by Mr. Songer. He will be recognized at North on May 28th at 6:30.
After Prom 2013
After Prom will be held at THS on
May 18th from 11:30 until 2:00 A.M.
Tickets are on sale at lunch (May 3rd, 7th, 9th, 14th, and 16th ONLY); tickets are $2 per attendee. All students MUST turn in a completed waiver to participate in all activities during After Prom; waivers are available at the ticket tables. Students may only enter at the southwest corner of the gym lobby. They may not leave and re-enter the event.
The After Prom ticket cost covers most activities: ping pong, lazer tag, sumo wrestling, THE MECHANICAL BULL, the DJ, food, and a chance at some fabulous door prizes. We have tons of prizes available from places like: Ebash, Pacesetters, Staples, Auntie Ann’s, Garfield’s, Friday’s, Skate World, Bogey’s, Blondie’s, and West Coast Airbrush – just to name a few. Students must be present to win. In addition, the first 250 attendees will automatically receive a commemorative favor when they arrive!
After Prom attendees might want to bring a few extra dollars to buy suckers and have pictures taken with friends. Our photo booth will be available to take pictures all night! For $1 an entrance, the photo booth prints instantaneously in groups of three and will include the event name and date.
Maria Samson (Sr) qualified for the Indiana Right to Life State Oratory contest with her second place finish at the 2013 Wabash Valley Right to Life regional contest. At the Indiana State Oratory contest, Maria competed against eight contestants from six Indiana regions. Maria finished 4th place in the State contest.
Right to Life
Picture – Dave Koontz (left) from Indiana Right to Life presenting Maria Samson (right), from Terre Haute South High School, with the 4th place award. To qualify for the state contest, Maria finished in second place at the Wabash Valley Right to Life Oratory contest.
Katelyn Schmidt - 1st Place Sculpture
Tina Hiatt - 2nd Place Drawing