SHS Newsbreak

January 20, 2017

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Homecoming Queen and Court

Friday, January 13th was the Warrior Basketball Homecoming. The 2017 Homecoming Queen was crowned between games last night. Paige Barrett is this year's Homecoming Queen.


The other members of the homecoming court were seniors Brooklyn Lovins, Cherokee Pruett, Autumn Tutterrow and Emma Waskom, Juniors Katie Horstman and Shelby Sandlin, Sophomores Nicole Gallagher and Savannah Smith, Freshman Hannah Brown and Katie Brown.


Later at the dance Freshman Landon Campbell and Hannah Brown were named this years Prince and Princess of the Homecoming Court.

NWEA Scores Shared with Freshmen and Sophomores via Google Drive

By the beginning of next week, freshmen and sophomores will have access to their NWEA Student Progress Report via Google Drive. Teachers will review this report with students in class during the upcoming weeks. We also encourage parents to talk with your children about their performance. If you have questions about NWEA or your child's performance on the assessment, you are welcome to contact us.


NWEA is a national test that helps track student progress throughout the year. This test is widely used to help teachers look at growth data during the year.

Trivial Pursuit Night Brings Out Competitor in All of Us

The Scott County Partnership is excited to once again host their Annual “Trivial Pursuit Night Fundraiser” on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Mid-America Science Park, 821 S. Lake Road South in Scottsburg, Indiana.


The fun and festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. If you register on or before February 3, 2017, the cost is $150 per team of 8 or $25 per person. Registrations after February 3, 2017 are $175 per team of 8 or $30 per person.


Teams may not have more than 8 members. Spectators are welcome to come and watch for a $5 admission. The event will be geared more toward adults. To register your team or yourself, please call the Partnership at 812-752-6365.


First prize for the trivia competition is $300. Additional prizes will be awarded for best snacks, best table decorations and last place in the trivia competition.


“I love this fundraiser,” says Ace Woodson, Special Events Coordinator for the SCP, “It is a fun night for people to come out and relax, and pit their knowledge of trivia against their friends. It is always a blast.”

Along with the Trivial Pursuit activities, there will also be auction items to bid on throughout the evening and a Cash bar serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.


Individuals are welcome to donate or acquire auction items suitable for an auction for this event. If you have items available for auction or would like to be a corporate sponsor, please call 812-722-7708 and speak with Ace.

Jene Bridgewater, Executive Director of the Scott County Partnership, says this is one of our favorite fundraisers. “It helps support so many great programs.”


Proceeds from this event enable the Scott County Partnership to impact Scott County through the Scott County Clearinghouse, Circles Campaign, Scott County Attendance Review Board, Career Clusters, LifeSkills, Reality Stores, Youth/Education Committee, Family, Health, & Self-Sufficiency Committee, Workforce Development, and other new initiatives that arise within the community.

Honoring the Living Legends of the 1,000 Point Club

On Saturday, January 21st, the Scottsburg High School Athletic Department along with Girls & Boys basketball programs will be honoring all of the 1,000 point scorers in school history. A reception for the former players will begin at 5:30 pm in the Central Office Board Room. The players will then be honored in between the Varsity Girls game and the Varsity Boys game against Seymour that evening.


There are 24 members of the 1,000 point club, and all but one are still living. Most of the 23 remaining members will be in attendance that night, with players as far away as Virginia flying in for the occasion. This will be an excellent opportunity to meet some “Living Legends” of Scottsburg Hoops.

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This Saturday night the Warriorrettes and Warriors play a varsity double-header starting at 6pm. We will be having a dinner starting at 5pm; homemade soup buffet, sandwiches, and desserts all for $5. Come out and support the basketball programs as well as the baseball team.

Anti Drug Convocation

Former rock singer Andy Avery was here sharing his story about overcoming addiction. He also performed a concert for the students and staff.


He has shared his story across the country at schools, churches, and performs for a cruise line. He shared his story today at SMS and Austin Middle and High Schools

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