In the Loop
October 19, 2020
USDA Extends Meal Program through June 30, 2021
On October 9, 2020, the USDA extended flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be available to all children throughout June 30, 2021. This unprecedented move is part of USDA’s unwavering commitment to ensuring all children across America have access to nutritious food as the nation recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
School Bus Safety Week is October 19 - 23. Thank you Bus Drivers for getting our students to school and back home safely each day!
P.A.C.E. Trait for October....Integrity
Hewitt-Trussville High School Homecoming Events!
Monday, October 19th
- Homecoming King and Queen Voting
- Powder Puff Games (SCA)
- First game will begin at 6:30P.M.
Game One – Faculty vs. Sophomores
Game Two – Juniors vs. Freshmen
Game Three – Seniors vs. Winner of Game One
Game Four – Championship Game
- Gates will open at 6:00P.M.
Tickets sold online using GoFan from this Friday through Monday for $3.00
Tickets may be purchased at gate but with credit/debit only
- Dress Up Day – Pajama Day
Tuesday, October 20th
- Homecoming Pep Rally at Husky Stadium – 6:00P.M.
- Homecoming Court will be presented (Guys and Girls)
- Homecoming King will be crowned
- Dress Up Day – Red Out
Wednesday, October 21st
- Dress Up Day – Decade Day
Thursday, October 22nd
- Homecoming Parade – 4:00P.M.
- Dress Up Day – Jersey Day
Friday, October 23rd
- HT vs. Oak Mountain Homecoming Game – 7:00 P.M.
- Homecoming Halftime Ceremony (Girls only)
- Homecoming Queen will be crowned
- Dress Up Day – Husky Spirit/Pink Day
**Masks and social distancing will be required at all events!
Trussville City Schools....Turned Trussville Pink! Thanks to everyone for their support!
Great News To Share!
Trussville City Schools is pleased to report the recent NICHE.com rankings for
Trussville City Schools was ranked #7 in Alabama for Best School Systems
Hewitt-Trussville High School was ranked #12 in Alabama for Best High Schools
Hewitt-Trussville Middle School was ranked #15 in Alabama for Best Middle Schools
NICHE is a national research website. According to NICHE, the rankings are based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from Niche users.
Great Job Huskies!
Cahaba Elementary Celebrates Custodial Appreciation Week! THANK YOU ALL!
Paine Elementary would like to thank everyone that participated in our Virtual Scholastic Book Fair… Thank you for helping us purchase new books for our boys and girls here at Paine!!!
Thank you for shopping the Paine Library Virtual Scholastic Book Fair - Total $5,833
Elementary Schools Red Ribbon Week Schedule
Elementary Schools Red Ribbon Week - October 26-30, 2020
Monday - Tie Dye Day - Peace Out to Drugs with 60's theme
Tuesday - Camo Day - Drugs Can't Find Me...I Will Stay Drug Free
Wednesday - Plaid or Checkered Shirt Day - Check Yourself & Stay Drug Free
Thursday - Outer Space Day - Get Drugs Out of This World
Friday - Super Hero Day - We are too Brave to do Drugs!
Cahaba, Magnolia and Paine Elementary Schools invite students and staff to participate in the daily dress up themes.
Exciting News for Students from the ALSDE!
ALABAMA STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO APPLY TO COLLEGES NATIONWIDE WITHOUT FEES during our state’s 2020 Alabama College Application Week celebration on October 19-23!
Visit the link below to see the news release and official list of colleges removing application fees for Alabama students during this special event:
This news release information is also available on the front page of the Alabama State Department of Education website (www.alsde.edu).
Alabama College Application Week was started eight years ago to increase the overall number of students in our state applying to, and ultimately enrolling in, college.
Last year, more than 350 Alabama schools participated and nearly 34,000 students applied to colleges nationwide!
If your child is quarantined, and you would like to receive Curbside Meals, please follow the process listed below...
Process to receive meals the first days/week of quarantine:
During your child’s quarantine from school, parents may choose to receive meals from the lunchroom for their student. Parents should email the CNP Coordinator, Morgan Bean by 4:00 pm to make a reservation to pick up a meal for the next day(s).
Morgan.bean@trussvillecityschools or 205-228-3034. Ms. Bean will provide information on date/time/place and how to pick up your meals each day.
Process to continue to receive meals following the 1st days/week of quarantine:
Each week in In the Loop, there is a TCS Curbside Meal order form (see above). The form is due Thursdays by 8:00 am for meals for the following week. The following Monday, you pick up the full week’s meals for breakfast and lunch.
If you have breakfast or lunch meal questions, please contact Morgan.firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-228-3034.
HTMS PTO Spirit on sale now!
HTMS PTO spirit items are available to purchase through October 23rd on our square site. You'll be emailed for curbside pickup when items arrive in early November. https://htms-pto.square.site/
ADPH Toolkit Revisions are in....
Please do not send your child to school sick or if someone in your family has tested positive or has symptoms.
COVID 19 Symptoms
Be Kind to Others by Practicing the 3 W's
1. Wash your hands
2. Watch your distance
3.Wear a mask
HTHS Men's Soccer Tryouts!
November 9th, 10th, 12th, 16th, and 18th
7:00 - 8:30 pm at the Game Field
All players must complete forms on DragonFly prior to tryouts
All players must have appropriate equipment - cleats, shin guards, soccer socks
All players must be on the tryout roster google form:
Scan QR code to access google form
Shane Ashcraft - email@example.com
Tyler Marlow - firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Cane - email@example.com
Trussville Park & Recreation
Sunday, November 8, 2020
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Boys and girls ages 6-14
Program fee is $45 and includes:
lacrosse stick; lacrosse ball; tshirt
No experience or equipment is necessary
Activities are no contact and performed in small groups.
Registration opens online at www.gbyla.org on 10/2/20
For more information contact Kristi Miller at Kristi.firstname.lastname@example.org
Trussville Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball
Ages: 5 - 18
Age Groups: 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U 14U, 18U
Evaluation Dates by age groups:
Thursday, November 9 - Thursday, November 12
Practices start: November 16 week
Games Start: December 3
Registration Deadline: November 2
Trussville Park & Rec Presents....
Halloween Zombie 5K and FunRun
First 100 to sign up get goody bags
Register online at Trussville.org
Annual Candy Drop will follow the Race
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Race Starts at 5:00
Starting Line: Spradling Field / Finish Line: Sports Complex
5K Price $25 Adults/$15 (HS and under)
Fun Run: Free
For questions contact Chevelle Lee at Clee@trussville.org or 205-508-0359
Trussville Park & Rec Youth Wrestling
Youth Wrestling is Back!
Powered by Iron Clad
November 2 February 6, 2021
Age Groups: 5 - 12 years of age
Price: $425.00 per wrestler
Practice at Hewitt-High School Wrestling Room
Practice Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Registration Dates: August 1 - October 26
Register on-line: Trussville Parks and Recreation Website
Information: Zach Manning; email@example.com