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Great Job Super Bowl Teams

Congratulations to the Fine Arts, English, Science and Math Super Bowl teams for earning 1st Place at the Regional Competition at Greencastle High School on Tuesday, April 18th.  The THS Science Super Bowl team placed third in the state and will advance to the State Finals on May 6th at Purdue. The Math team will also advance to State!

1st attachment: Fine Arts team - Morgan Nixdorf; Zoe Douglas; Ugo Ndife; Caitlyn Cantrell 
2nd attachment: English team - Zoe Douglas; Harleen Kaur; Maria Martinez; Abbe Lemke; Nikki Singh
3rd attachment: Science team - John Dalloul; Anthony Weng; Patrick Mercho; Harshil Patel
4th attachment; Math team - John Dalloul; Ethan Kirsch; Anthony Weng; Joseph Dalloul; Patrick Mercho
Fine Arts Team
English Team
Science Team
Math Team

ISTEP April 17th-April 27th

Parents and students, ISTEP for Biology, English and Math will be from April 17th-27th. 
ISTEP Checklist:
-Get a good night's sleep
-Eat a healthy breakfast and lunch
-Be on time to school
-Take the test serious, it's your future

Good luck!!!!!

2015-2016 Yearbook Information!!!!

-They will be distributed this Thursday afternoon

April 13, 2017 in the yearbook room 205 from 3:15 to 6:00!


-If parents or students arrive after 4:00 please enter through entrance 7 across from the football field!


-If they ordered a yearbook last year just bring an ID to pick up their book!


-If they forgot to order, there are a few extra copies

available on a first come-first served basis! ($75)


-If they are unable to pick it up on Thursday, someone can pick it up for them by signing the pick up form!


-After Thursday yearbooks will be available to current

students in the yearbook room 205 before school, during lunch and after school until 4:00PM.


-After Thursday former students and parents can pick up yearbooks in the main office during regular school hours!


-For security purposes, no former students or parents will be allowed to come to the yearbook room to pick up

yearbooks during the school day!


-If a yearbook is personalized, a student runner will be sent to pick up the yearbook to bring back to the office!


If you have any questions please contact at Mr. Killeen at pgk@vigoschools.org.

Results from State DECA Competition

Congratulations to the following students who placed at DECA State Competition! They competed among over 1900 students from all across the state of Indiana. There were 14 of the 64 students from South received an award! Each of the following students received awards in his/her respective event.

Sydney Nguyen- 4th place Business Services Marketing  

Chaman Kumar, Nick Payne, Alex Stadler  2nd place Financial Literacy Promotion Plan

Annika Sontag Competency medallion Business Services Marketing

Faith Craft and Rachel Craft Finalist Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan 

Eliza Morris and Natalie Scamihorn –Honorable Mention place in Entrepreneurship Promotion Project

Sunny Straw and Madison Stout-Honorable Mention Public Relations Project

James Turman and Patrick Mercho -7th place Marketing Communications Team 

Jenny Bai- Honorable Mention Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research Event

The following students placed and/or will also be advancing to International competition in Anaheim, California at the end of April.


 Caroline Findley was named as Vice President of Communications for the 2017-2018 school year!


Terre Haute South Vigo was also recognized for its Chapter Campaign and earned three spots for International competition as well.     

Congratulations 2017 Hall of Distinction Members

Dr. Prashant Patel, MD
Prashant Patel, MD, as valedictorian of the Terre Haute South class of 1999 and is currently a cardiologist with Union Medical Group of Terre Haute. Dr. Patel received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and is also a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California. While in residency at UCLA, Dr. Patel was named as chief resident. Dr. Patel was awarded a fellowship at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and received further training at the Medical Center of Northwestern University. He spent two years at Memorial-Herman Texas Medical Center in Houston before returning home to join his father, Dr. Shantil Patel, in private practice. Dr. Patel and his wife, Amy, reside in Terre Haute.

Ms. Tamara Perkins
Tamara Perkins is a 1991 graduate of Terre Haute South. She is a trauma counselor and advocate for human rights focusing on the need for better rehabilitation of prisoners before they are freed. Ms. Perkins has spent hours working with prisoners with life sentences at California’s notorious San Quentin prison. She is also the founder of Apple Discord Productions, LLC, of Berkley, She has produced a number of documentary films in California. Her latest production, Life After Life, describes the lives or prisoners at San Quentin and has been hailed as, “…fresh, contemporary and engaging,” by noted film producer, Ken Burns. Life After Life premiers tomorrow at Terre Haute’s Indiana Theatre. Ms. Perkins cur-rently resides in Berkley, California with her daughter Maya.

Dr. Robert Tryon, PhD
Robert Tryon, PhD, graduated from South High School in 1977. He has established a world-wide reputation in fatigue analysis and computational material science. Following high school graduation, Dr. Tryon attended Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and then joined the staff of Ford Aerospace. He spent two years with Ford before moving to the Allisons Division of General Motors. While working with GM, Dr. Tryon obtained a PhD from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Tryon founded Vextec 2000 where he has helped develop software designed to enhance the existing capabilities provided by traditional computer aided design. Dr. Tryon resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

Congratulations to the THS Winter Guard!

This past weekend the Varsity Winter Guard traveled to Dayton Ohio to compete in the Winter Guard International World Championships.
Their performances against 134 other guards in their class from around the country landed them a spot in the highly sought after finals round, competing with the best of the best!  the Terre Haute South Winter Guard ended up in 21st place!
This is the fourth year that we have attended  WGI championships, and the first time we have made it to finals!

Please give a huge congratulations to these fabulous performers, who represented Terre Haute South very well over 3 very long days of competition!  We are very proud of them, for being one of the best Winter Guards in the country!

Spiriettes Dance Team Tryouts

Spirettes dance team tryouts have been scheduled! Information is on the Spirettes page!

Congratulations Terre Haute South Vigo Science Research Team

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Vigo Science Research Team who competed at the Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair on the campus of IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN, April 1, 2017.

Presenting their research included Senior Science Researcher Amit Chakrabarti, Junior Science Researchers John Dalloul and Anthony Weng, and Freshman  Science Researcher Landon Carre.

Amit Chakrabarti won the Leslie A. Willig Scholarship of $1000.00

Anthony Weng was awarded First Place American Meteorological Award and First Place NOAA Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award.

Anthony Weng also was named an Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Finalist as he was awarded First Place Overall in the Junior Class.

Anthony and Science Research Sponsor, Mrs. Melanie Huber, will be attending the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, CA, May 14-19, 2017.

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

Picture attached.  From left to right: Anthony Weng, Amit Chakrabarti, John Dalloul, Landon Carre, and Mrs. Melanie Huber.
2017 Research Item

Prom Information

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Congratulations Environthon Team

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Envirothon Teams who competed in the Indiana Envirothon placing the first and third. The first place team will be moving on to State Envirothon on April 19th. Both teams are coached by AP environmental science teacher,  Ms. Ashley Cassell.

Pictures are attached
Picture 1 (left to right) Marianne Glaziner, Ruby Pigg, Corey Hayne, John Dunphy, Levi Johnson, Journey Warner, Coach Ashley Cassell

Picture 2 (left to right) Coach Ashley Cassell, Ryan Friedrich, Phillip Jackson, Sriharsha Singam, Maddy Crapo,  Alex Stadler
Eniviron #1
Environ #2

Congratulations Science Olympiad

Congratulations to the 2017 Terre Haute South Science Olympiad Team who competed at the State Science Olympiad, March 18, 2017, on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University.

Placing 3rd place in Chemistry Lab was John Dalloul and Patrick Mercho while Robbie Thurston, Patrick Yoon, and Megan Truelove placed 4th in the Robot Arm.

Ms. Samantha Henry, Chemistry/Physics teacher and Ms. Katie Miller, Anatomy/Biology teacher, coach the Terre Haute South Science Olympiad Team.
Science Olympiad

Counseling Survey

Staff, parents, and students: please take the survey attached. It is due May 25th.
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Congratulations Terre Haute South Science TEAMS

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Science TEAMS, Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, Science, and who competed in Regional competition, March 14, 2017, on the campus of Rose-Hulman in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Varsity TEAMS A won 1st place in Division 7 and were named Overall Champion of the competition. 

TEAMS is coached by AP/A Chemistry teacher and Terre Haute South Science Department Chair Mrs. Melanie Huber and Biology teacher Mr. Grant Tryon.

Varsity TEAMS A includes Patrick Mercho, John Dalloul, Anthony Weng, Zoe Douglas, Harleen Kaur, Maria Martinez, Sydney Nguyen, and Patrick Yoon.

Varsity TEAMS B includes Jacob Carson, JJ Faught, Chaman Kumar, Jayce Farnsworth, Molly Essig, Journey Warner, James Mandeville, and Dakota Koenig

Varsity TEAMS C includes Sriharsha Singam, Harshil Patel, Tejinder Kang, Paaras Kumar, Ninadh Ivantui, Ugo Ndife, Megan Truelove, and Sakshi Rathod
Varsity TEAMS D includes Jeremy Rusk, Debbie Yeng, Emily Wright, Justin Rowe, Caleb Randolph

Junior Varsity TEAMS A includes Sara Hoggatt, Landon Carre, Amelia Pomfret, Priscilla Liu (front row) Landon Carre, Joseph Dalloul, Ethan Kirsch (back row)

Junior Varsity TEAMS B includes Garrett Loyed, Jaylen Bradbury, Quentin Wolfe, Samuel Ford, Daniel Vega, Jackson McCrocklin, Ethan Tooney
Varsity D
Varsity C
Varisty B
Varisty A

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Science Bowl Teams

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Science Bowl Team who competed in regional competition, March 11, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana.  There were fifteen schools who competed in the Indiana regional competition.  The Terre Haute South Science Bowl Teams participated in round robin competition and finished in a tie for seventh place overall. The members of this year's team include Lily Yeagley, John Dalloul, Sara Hoggatt, Kali Stahl, Anthony Weng, Harshil Patel, Joseph Dalloul, Chaman Kumar, and Patrick Mercho.The Terre Haute South Vigo High School Science Bowl Teams are coached by Biology and Zoology teacher, Mr. Adam Zwerner.
2017 Science Bowl

Braves Doing Big Things This Summer

Congratulations to Abraham Kassis and Robert Thurston for earning automatic acceptance to the Indiana University Honors Program Study Abroad Program for the summer of 2017. Abraham and Robert competed against hundreds of Indiana students to be invited to study abroad in Chile and Spain this summer. For five to six weeks this summer Abraham and Robert will live with host families in their perspective countries, attend daily classes and weekly excursions while being immersed in the Spanish language. Indiana University offers this amazing and competitive opportunity in Austria, Chile, China, France, Japan, Mexico and Spain.

Congratulations B3 Winners!

Congratulations to McCartney Johnson our 2nd trimester B3 winner.  McCartney is the new owner of a Beat's Pill! 

Six Week Winners were awarded $25 dollar gift cards.  Winners are:
Shomarhi Clark
Lauren England
Justin Rhuebottom
Payton Warnock

Congratulations Terre Haute South Science Research Team

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Science Research Team who took top honors at the 2017 Indiana Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, March 10, 2017, on the campus of St. Mary of the Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Four members of the Terre Haute South Science Research Team were among the top 14 in the State of Indiana to present their research. Those presenting research include John Dalloul, Anthony Weng, Jenny Bai, and Harleen Kaur.

John Dalloul won second place overall, a $1500 scholarship, and will be presenting his research at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in San Diego, California, April 26-30, 2017. Jenny Bai placed 2nd alternate while Anthony Weng placed 3rd alternate.

Members of the Terre Haute South Science Research Team attending include Ethan Kirsch, Landon Carre, Sriharsha Singam, Maria Martinez, and Amelia Pomfret.

All members of the Terre Haute South Science Research Team are sponsored by Mrs. Melanie Huber, AP/A Chemistry teacher and Terre Haute South Science Department Chairperson.
2017 Science Research Team

Congratulations Terre Haute South Science Research Team

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South Science Research Team that competed at the 2017 West Regional Science Fair, March 4, 2017, on the DePauw University campus in Greencastle, Indiana.

Anthony Weng won the 1st place United State Air Force and Navy awards for Excellence in Science Research. Anthony also won the American Meteorological Society's Certificate of Outstanding Achievement and NOAA's 2017 Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award for his research.

Amit Chakrabarti won the Mu Alpha Theta Award for Excellent Use of Mathematics in a Research Project.

Ethan Kirsch received a 2nd place award for his research.

Landon Carre, Amit Chakrabarti, John Dalloul and Anthony Weng received 1st place awards and will be presenting their research at the Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair, April 1, on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The Terre Haute South Science Research Team is sponsored by Mrs. Melanie Huber, Terre Haute South Science Department Chairperson and AP/A Chemistry teacher.
2017 Research Team

Congratulations 2017 Terre Haute South Science Olympiad Team

Congratulations to the 2017 Terre Haute South Vigo Science Olympiad Team that placed 4th in Regional competition, Saturday, February 18, 2017 on the Vincennes Univeristy campus.  They will now advance to State competition.

Individual medal winners include:

1st place Anatomy and Physiology -- Patrick Mercho and Gillian Webb
1st place Helicopter -- John Dalloul and Patrick Mercho
2nd place Chemistry Lab -- John Dalloul and Robbie Thurston
2nd place Disease Detectives -- Jayce Farnsworth and Harleen Kaur
2nd place Rocks and Minerals -- Joseph Dalloul and Jeremy Rusk
3rd place Hovercraft -- John Dalloul and Jeremy Rusk
3rd place Forensics -- Sriharsha Singham and Megan Truelove
3rd place Optics -- Harleen Kaur and Patrick Yoon

Ms. Samantha Henry, Chemistry/Physics teacher, and Mrs. Katie Miller, Anatomy/Biology teacher are the co-coaches of the Terre Haute South Science Olympiad Team.

Congratulations to Terre Haute South Science Research Student Anthony Weng

Congratulations to Terre Haute South Vigo High School Science Research Student Anthony Weng who won the 2016 Indiana Academy of Science Talent Search and recently attended the 2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science/National Association for the Academies of Science/American Junior Academy of Science in Boston, Massachusetts with his Science Research Sponsor, Mrs. Melanie Huber, Terre Haute South AP/A Chemistry teacher and Science Department Chairperson.

During the 4-day conference, Anthony presented his research, "Can Tree Phenology Be Observed from 700 km Away in Space?" during a poster session and in an oral presentation during the 2017 AAAS Conference. Anthony toured Northeastern University and networked with students, teachers,professors, and scientists from 47 of the 50 states. Anthony also had breakfast with notable scientists and Nobel Laureates.
Mrs. Huber and Anthony

Terre Haute South students win first place in the 2017 Optimist Oratorical Contest "What the World Gains from Optimism."

Isaac Harper and Maddie Hinton competed in the Optimistic Oratorical Contest over the topic “What the World Gains from Optimism.” Both students earned first place wins in their respective divisions and took the $100 top prizes.

Mark Your Calendar-Academic Banquet

Date:   Tuesday April 25, 2017

Time:  6:30pm

Location:  ISU Hulman Civic Center

Tickets on Sale

Date                                     Time                    

Friday - 3/17                 10:15am – 1:00pm       


Monday - 3/20               7:15am – 8:30am   and  10:15am – 1:00pm  


Tuesday - 3/21              10:15am – 1:00pm        


Wednesday - 3/22         10:15am – 1:00pm        

Awesome Job Again

Congratulations to all of the students who participated at the Vocal/Piano Solo and Ensemble contest this past Saturday.  Everyone represented Terre Haute South very well.  We had 68 solos and ensembles combined. 51 of those events earned gold ratings and 40 qualified to move on to the state contest in two weeks at Perry Meridian High School.


Congratulations to these talented Braves!

Congratulations Music Students

Congratulations to all the Band and Orchestra students who participated in the ISSMA District Solo and Ensemble Contest this past Saturday at TH North.

Band students moving on to State are:

A Flute Trio comprised of Anna Adler, Lauren Rader, and Emily Dobson, Clarinet Soloist Allison Keiser, Trombone Soloist Gregory Fightmaster, and Tuba Soloist John Dunphy.

The orchestra earned all gold medals at solo and ensemble on Saturday - playing solos were:  Audrey Burke, Donovan McCracken, Zach Lenardo, Audrey Lenardo, and Sarah Hawes.  Students participating in ensembles were:  Lauren Wade, Katherine Bierly, Donovan McCracken, Zach and Audrey Lenardo, Austin Gaines, and Lexy Aguilar, Audrey Burke, and Erica McNeil  qualified for State with their violin trio.

Also, a belated congrats goes out to Allison Keiser who recently had the distinction of performing with the IMEA Honor Band at the IMEA Convention in Fort Wayne, and to Levi Johnson who had the distinction of performing with The I.S.U. All Star Band!

Congratulations to all!

Report Cards

Second trimester report cards will be distributed on March 3rd

Seniors-Cap and Gown Delivery

Senior Cap/Gown delivery during lunch hours Wednesday April 19th

Yearbooks for Sale

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DECA students collected items to fill 22 thanksgiving baskets for two different community daycares.  The DECA chapter has several community service projects with United Child Care Center and Ryves Hall daycare throughout the year. For this project, members brought in all of the traditional Thanksgiving items like stuffing, mashed potatoes, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and more! With the winter season upon us, students also brought in hats and gloves for the daycare children as well. The next project will be a Winter Wonderland in December.
Thank You DECA Students

2016 Fall Sports Student Council Award Winners

Boys Cross Country-Ryan Hannaford
Girls Cross Country-Amanda Moore
Football-Ethan Cox
Girls Golf-Alexandria Maris and Paige Ennen
Girls Soccer-Brianna Doll
Boys Soccer-Cavaah Siahmakoun
Boys Tennis-Ryan Friedrich and Grant Stamper
Volleyball-Caitlyn Newton

Spell Bowl State Runner-Up

Congratulations to the South Spell Bowl team for earning second place, STATE RUNNER-UP, at the State Finals on November 12th at Purdue University.  This is the 14th consecutive time that South has qualified for the State Finals, and this year marks South's best finish.  Please congratulate the following students when you see them:  Amit Chakrabarti; Maddy Crapo; Zoe Douglas; JJ Faught; Harleen Kaur; Rai Kirtley; Maria Martinez; Ugo Ndife; Sydney Nguyen; Nikki Singh; Brandon Tieu. They were awesome on Saturday and represented South very well.  

Awesome Job Spell Bowl

Congratulations Science Research Students

Congratulations to Terre Haute South Science Research Students Anthony Weng and Jenny Bai. Anthony and Jenny were recently named two of the top twelve high school science researchers in the State of Indiana.

Anthony and Jenny competed at the Indiana Academy of Science Talent Search in Marian University.  Anthony won First Place while Jenny won Fourth Place.

Anthony will now be presenting his research at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Conference with the American Junior Academy of Science in Boston, MA in February 16-20, 2017.

Mrs. Melanie Huber, Terre Haute South Science Department Chair, AP/A Chemistry teacher  is the Science Research Sponsor and will accompany Anthony to Boston in February.

Picture is attached. Left, Anthony Weng and Right, Jenny Bai
Anthony and Jenny

College Connection Coach

Did you know we have someone who wants to help you connect  with the right college? Mr. Burks is located in the counselor's office and would love to help you with your college decision. Sign up to see him today.

New Lunch Prices Starting This Year

Adult Lunch $3.35
Student Lunch $2.75
Adult Breakfast $1.75
Student Breakfast $1.25
Reduced Lunch $.40
Reduced Breakfast $.30
New meal prices

Terre Haute South-Home of Mr./Ms. Science and Mr./Ms. Math

Terre Haute South is proud to announce we have had two more statewide Mr. and Ms. Science Award winners.  Thank you to the Science Department led by Mrs. Melanie Huber, we can proudly say that we have the 2016 Mr. and Mrs. Science for Indiana. The winners are Ms. Tinyue Cui and Mr. Sabin Karki.  With this award, they are the top two Science students in Indiana.
Sabine and Rita

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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