Shelbyville High School Newsletter

April 12, 2021

Mask Mandate for SCS Students & Staff

Please be aware that the lift of the mask mandate that began on Tuesday, April 6th DOES NOT include K-12 schools.

Per state executive order face coverings will remain mandatory in all state buildings and facilities and in all vaccination and COVID testing sites. K-12 schools will continue under current requirements through the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.

ALL staff, students, parents, contractors/service people, and visitors are still required to wear masks while on school grounds.

All APEX classes need to be finished by the last day of school, 5/25/2021

The last day to signup for summer school is Friday, May 14th

Classes begin on Tuesday, June 1st and end on June 24th. Summer school enrollment form and course fees will be due on Thursday, May 20th. Checks should be made payable to Shelbyville High School and turned in to Ms. Higgins in the front office for all classes except Agriculture SAE. Turn those in to Mrs. Huntsman.

Mid-Term ends on April 16th

Public Meeting Notice

Blue River Career Programs Governing Board will meet April 13, 2021 at 12:00pm for their monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at 801 St Joseph Street, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.


It is that time of year when the GBTV Crew starts collecting pictures for the annual senior memories video. We will be accepting a baby picture, a senior picture, and a picture of your choice (school appropriate of course) to You can submit all three pictures or if you only want to submit one picture that works as well. We just want to make sure all seniors get to be included in the video. Pictures are due on Friday, April 16th. We will not be able to accept any pictures after this firm due date.

Yearbook Pictures

Attention students,

If you did not have your photo taken during picture day but wish to be in the yearbook, you can visit Mrs. Tillison's room #406, next week, April 12 thru April 16 from 10:40 - 10:59 and she will photograph you and submit that picture to be in the 2020-2021 yearbook.


he award-winning show choir, Synergy, is holding auditions for next year's group on April 12th thru the 15th. A number of spots are opening up for guys and girls next year, so come be a part of the music and the fun! Be sure to grab audition information and sign up for a vocal audition time outside the SHS choir room! See Mr. Kenemore or current Synergy members if you have any questions about the show choir program or the audition process.

Mentoring Students

On April 30th, our Mentoring Program Students will be out of the building for a field/activity day.


Hello SHS families,

Mark your calendars and get ready for some fun! We are hosting an online book fair! Book Fair Dates: April 12-April 25 I am so excited about this book fair and wanted to share some highlights with you:

Quality books guaranteed to entice your readers! Our partner for this online book fair is Junior Library Guild. JLG is an elite book-selection service that until now has only been available to librarians. Over 40,000 new books for children and young adults are published annually and JLG only selects the top 3% for its collection. So, you KNOW these books are going to be good!

Shop from the comfort and safety of home! With health concerns and social-distancing requirements, this online fair is the perfect way for you to build your at-home library from the safety of your home. And you can shop using any major debit or credit card – no cash needed!

Direct-to-home delivery! Every purchase from our online book fair will be delivered straight to your door. You can also shop teacher wish lists and those books will be shipped directly to their classrooms. Easy peasy!

Books starting at $5! Most books in our online fair will be hardcover and first edition with library-quality binding. Well below market price, books start as low as $5—and shipping is FREE for all orders over $30.

Supports our school! Our library receives a percentage of every book fair purchase, and we can use these funds raised as JLG credit to add more quality books to our collection or receive funds in cash for other needs. Your support is so appreciated! Keep an eye out for more information about our online JLG@Home Book Fair. Thank you in advance for supporting the SHS library and helping us put quality books in the hands of your young readers!

The book fair is here! Books start at $5 and are shipped to your home! What a great way to support reading over the summer or buy a quality gift for someone from hundreds of titles! Shop April 12-25 and support the SHS library.


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Attention Seniors:

Senior Study Tables will take place in the library every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-4:30. Please plan to attend if you need a place to work on homework or need extra assistance with your classes.


There are several cap and gown packages and announcements that have not been picked up. They are in the front office with Mrs. Anderson and can be picked up between 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM Monday thru Friday. If you still owe a balance, you can pay by cash or check.


Course Fees are Now Overdue

Course Fees are now overdue.

Please log into your parent PowerSchool account to view your bill.

You may also call 317-398-9730 ext 2003 to get your balance.

The school office is available to take cash, check, or money order payments.

You are able to log into your parent PowerSchool account to make payment by credit or debit card.

A reminder to parents of seniors graduating this year, all fees are due by graduation.

Please plan to have all fees paid by the end of May.


All student meals are free at SHS for the remainder of the school year. Please take a chance to catch up on any negative lunch balances that you might have during this time.

Gleaners Food Pantry Dates and Hours

The Food Pantry will be open from 3:15 - 4 at Gate D4 on the following dates:

April 7 and 21

May 5 and 19


Golf (Boys V) vs Columbus East

Monday, April 12th, 4:45pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Tennis (Girls V) @ Triton Central

Monday, April 12th, 5pm

4774 West 600 North

Fairland, IN

Baseball (Boys JV/V) vs Southport

Monday, April 12th, 5:30pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Softball (Girls JV/V) @ Pendleton Heights

Monday, April 12th, 5:30pm

1 Arabian Drive

Pendleton, IN

Baseball (Boys JV) vs Columbus East

Tuesday, April 13th, 5:30pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Baseball (Boys V) @ Mt. Vernon (Fortville)

Tuesday, April 13th, 5:30pm

8112 North 200 West

Fortville, IN

Tennis (Girls V) vs Columbus East

Tuesday, April 13th, 5:30pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Track & Field (Co-Ed V) @ Columbus East

Tuesday, April 13th, 5:30pm

230 South Marr Road

Columbus, IN

Baseball (Boys V) vs Mt. Vernon

Wednesday, April 14th, 5:30pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Softball (Girls V/JV) @ S. Dearborn High School

Wednesday, April 14th, 6pm

5770 Highlander Place

Aurora, IN

SMS/SHS Spring Band Concert

Wednesday, April 14th, 7pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Golf (Boys V) @ Franklin Community

Thursday, April 15th, 4:30pm

2600 Cumberland Drive

Franklin, IN

Tennis (Girls V) @ Mt. Vernon

Thursday, April 15th, 5pm

700 Harriett Street

Mount Vernon, IN

Baseball (Boys JV/V) @ Columbus North

Thursday, April 15th, 5:30pm

1400 25th Street

Columbus, IN

Softball (Girls JV) vs Connersville

Thursday, April 15th, 5:30pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Softball (Girls V) vs Rushville Consolidated

Thursday, April 15th, 5:30pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Softball (Girls JV/V) vs Delta

Friday, April 16th, 5:30pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Track & Field (Co-Ed V) @ Decatur Central Invite

Friday, April 16th, 5:30pm

5251 Kentucky Avenue

Indianapolis, IN

Golf (Boys V) @ Jennings County Invite

Saturday, April 17th, 9am

800 West Walnut Street

North Vernon, IN

Baseball (Boys JV) vs Mt. Vernon DH

Saturday, April 17th, 10am

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Baseball (Boys V) vs Indian Creek

Saturday, April 17th, 11am

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

2020-2021 Athletic Start Dates and Forms

Booster Club Membership Form

Check out what is happening in art class!

Follow @shelbyvilleartdept on Instagram for photos, weekly updates, and announcements from Mrs. Thorpe and Mrs. Renwick.


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COVID Reminders

  • Students MUST wear face coverings on the bus and at SHS.
  • Students will be given 2 masks to wear or keep in case they forget their mask.
  • Desks will be wiped down at the end of each class.
  • Students should wash their hands often throughout the day.
  • There will be 6 lunches instead of the standard 3 lunches.
  • Lunches 1, 3, 5 will be in the cafeteria.
  • Lunches 2, 4, 6 will be in and around Garrett Gymnasium.
  • Students must practice social distancing guidelines.
  • Students can't loiter in the hallways at this time.
  • Any student or family that questions whether they should come to school because a potential positive COVID test of a close contact should contact SHS prior to coming to school. Please be aware of your symptoms and be responsible.

Free and Reduced Lunch Application

REMINDER: Free and Reduced Lunch Applications need to be filled out and submitted for approval every school year. If you have not done so for this year, please take the time to do that now. This is for free or reduced lunches and textbooks.


We hope you consider becoming a partner with Shelbyville Central Education Foundation by funding some unique programs for our students’ school. All donations are tax-deductible and will provide our students with the resources to be successful now and in the future. Please visit and look for the foundation page, there you will find the Golden Opportunities page. On this page you can browse all the projects that are in need of funding. Here is a direct link to that page.

Thank you for your continued support.

Shelbyville Central Schools 2020-2021 Calendar