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Thanksgiving Break

No school November 23-27 for Thanksgiving Break.  Enjoy time with family and friends, you deserve it South Braves!
Happy Thanksgiving from Terre Haute South

2016 Winter Homecoming

Queen-Brooke Biggs

Senior Attendants-Hannah Ater, Mallory Bell

Senior Candlelighters-Meaghan Etling, Corrin Slankard

Junior Crownbearer-Macy Crapo

Junior Attendants-Jazz Carter, Corynn Christjansen

Sophomore Attendants-Brie Bell, Abby Pluff

Freshmen Attendants-Katie Childress, Andrea Saylor

2016 Winter Homecoming

Sophomore Class Shirts On Sale


Class T-shirts will be sold on Tuesday, December 1; Wednesday, December 2; and Thursday, December 3 outside the cafeteria during lunches.

This will be the LAST chance you have to purchase a class shirt!

Cost is $10.00; $12.00 for sizes 2XL and up.  You must pay when you order.

Rose-Hulman Math High School Math Contest

We had 28 students compete in the 50th annual Rose Hulman High School Math Contest this Saturday, with approximately 470 students from 29 schools.

Our Freshman team finished 2nd with a score of 299 out of 400 points, and our Sophomore team finished 2nd with a score of 358 out of 400 points.

Individual Class Award winners were:

Tingyue Cui (4th)
Chase Mahurin (8th)
Jonathan Ji (12th)

Chaman Kumar (2nd)

Justin Rowe (2nd)
Patrick Mercho, Jeremy Rusk, and Anthony Weng (tied for 3rd)
John Dalloul (4th)
Dylan Verst (6th)
Paaras Kumar (7th)

Ethan Kirsch (1st place with a perfect score of 100)
Camille Mendoza (7th)
Joseph Dalloul (8th).

Special recognition to Tingyue Cui who has received individual awards all 4 years (2012-2015)

Congratulations Band Students!

Congratulations to the following THS Band Members that performed with the Indiana Bandmasters All-Region Honor Band, held this past weekend at Cloverdale High School.  Students were nominated by Mr. Murphy and selected from over 250 applicants from schools across our area. 

Students are:

Dominique Tilford on Bassoon, Kenzie Edwards on Alto Sax, Gregory Fightmaster on Trombone, Coan Whitlock on Trombone, and Nathan Schludecker on Tuba.
Congratulations Band Students!

Spell Bowl

Congratulations to the awesome South Brave Spell Bowl team for having one of the top scores in the state and taking third place at the State Finals on Saturday, Nov. 14th at Purdue.  This is the 13th consecutive year South has qualified for the state championship - 2002-2015.

Seven students (Amit Chakrabarti, Zoe Douglas, Cailin Harrell, Sabin Karki, Maria Martinez, Zack Menzie,  Nikki Singh) earned ribbons for perfect rounds, and two students (Harleen Kaur and Ugo Ndife) earned ribbons for near perfect rounds of spelling (only one word missed).  Seven students (Robbie Meadows, Sakshi Rathod, Lisa Qi, Alexander Spencer, Emily Targett, Rai Kirtley, and Debbie Yeng) contributed their support for the big win   The team missed only seven words!   Please congratulate these students if you have them in class.
Great Job Spell Bowl

Track and Field Conditioning Begins November 30th

Track and Field conditioning begins November 30th and will be every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.  See Coach Jon Lee or Coach Jarvis if you have any questions.  You must have a physical on file before you participate.
Track and Field


Dec. 2 at 11:00 there will be a meeting and order forms will be passed out.
Dec. 9   During lunch time.  Parents may come and order and speak with a Josten's rep from 5:00pm -7:00pm

** Josten's Rep will also be set up to purchase cap/gown or rings  at West Dec. 8, 5-7pm
and North Dec. 10, 5-7pm. For more information call the treasurer at

Class ring:  Frosh will have a meeting Dec. 2 at 10AM.
Any one wanting to purchase a class ring may order on Dec. 9th  during lunch time or in the evening 5-7pm. 

MDA Fundraiser

Attention: DECA students Emily Liebermann, Anna Liebermann, and Isabelle Findley are hosting a canvas party Wednesday, December 9th to send kids to MDA Summer Camp! If you are interested in coming to the Canvas for Campers party please RSVP by Wednesday, November 11th! If you are able to come or would like to donate to this awesome cause please contact Anna Liebermann at (812)-249-2606. We hope to see you there!

This Weeks B3 Winners-November 16

This weeks winners for the B3 positive behavior tickets are:

Gabe Clay-Mr.s Luna-Schatz
Avery Crow-Mrs. Magnuson
Jacob Orndorff- Mrs. Reynolds
Megan Mauriello- Mr. Nevill

Boys XC Finishes 20th at State

Once again led by junior Griffin Barger, the Braves finished 20th out of 24 at the state meet.  With that race, that closes out the fall athletic sports schedule.  Great job coaches and athletes!
262 Barger,Griffin 16:01 5:09 23  
268 Kline,Carson 16:48 5:24 90  
273 Vincent,Brayden 16:51 5:25 98  
272 Turman,James 16:53 5:26 101  
267 Ivaturi,Ninadh 17:24 5:36 138  
263 Chambers,Harold 17:32 5:39 144  
266 Hannaford,Ryan 17:49 5:44 153
Moving on to State

DECA Fall Invitational Results

Congratulations to the following students who placed at the DECA Fall Invitational on Tuesday. Students competed with other DECA members from Terre Haute North, West Vigo, and Northview. Go South! Next competition is January 12th!



Pierce Gordon

Chloe Reed

Wes Armstrong

Nick Payne

Ashley Joseph

Brandon Chamberlin

Chase Mahurin

Leadership Competition
Olivia Dillion

Will Hayes

Pierce Gordon

Ethan Hunter

Rachel Craft

Daniel Chua

Erin Friedrich

Eliza Morris

Caroline Findley

Erika Perry

Ryan Hannaford

Paxton Anderson

Shannon Sullivan

Mathew Dela Cruz

Sarah Ulrich

Ross Luttrel

Nekolis Chamberlin

Sydney Nguyen

Lucy Harbaugh

Emma Smith


Cassie Biddle

Taylor Pepperworth

Jenny Bai

Kishan Trivedi

Braden Kelsey

Will Hayes

South Band Continues Their Success

Congratulations to the Pride of South Marching Band on a fantastic weekend!  On Friday they performed at the Bands of America Indianapolis Regional at Lucas Oil Stadium.  On Saturday, they performed at ISSMA Scholastic State Finals held at Lawrence Central, where they placed 7th out of the 13 groups and placed 2nd in Music.  That's quite an accomplishment and the band's highest placements to date!  Thanks for a great season!

Hall of Distinction

Hall of Distinction helps to celebrate past Braves and staff's awards and accomplishments.  If you know someone who you believe is worthy of this honor, please use the form below and nominate them. 
HOD Nomination Form  Download me! Download

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!

Kickball For the Backpack Program

Thanks to all who came out and supported the backpack program by playing kickball. It was a great night and we want to thank Mrs. Marchese for organizing this event.
Congratulations to the Junior class on the victory.

They raised $282 for the Backpack Program! Nice job!

Cheerleaders Raise Money For Breast Cancer Research

The team raised $428.00 for Breast Cancer and donated it to the Susan G. Komen. Thanks!

Front Row(left to right): Destiney Edgington, Mallory Cooper, Corrin Slankard, Haley Puff, Taylor Lueking, Hannah Whitlock, Nicole Snyder, Shelby Reed.

Middle Row: Hunter Baldwin, Haley Buck, Lauren Wright, Alex Slover, Taylor Deady, Olivia Dillion.

Back Row: Katie Childress, Kaitlyn Koenig, Hannah Potts, Megan McCue, Zoeya Combs, Reecia Suggs, Mekenzie VanArsdale, Megan Reed, Carli Cottee, Olivia Gilliland, Maria Roshel

Not Pictured:  Katy Pell, Emily Barsch, and Lauren Stephenson
Thank you to those who donated

Attention Parents

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

Eco-Citizens Keep Terre Haute Beautiful

On October 3rd, over 30 members of South's Eco-Citizens club volunteered to keep Terre Haute beautiful.  Thank your to Ms. Cassell and Mr. Warner for you help with this project.
Thank You Eco-Citizens
THSouth Receives 4 Stars!

Faculty-New Sign In/Out Sheet

Mrs. Luna-Schatz has created a new sign in sheet for your classrooms. Feel free to use it.
Sign In/Out Sheet  Download me! Download

New Website Administration

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

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