Titan E-News

Collins High School

May 1, 2016

Summer Health and PE Classes:

If you signed up to take the summer health and PE class, then please click this link to view the updated information. If you have not signed up but would like to sign up then please click the link below and fill out the form in google docs.


Testing Update:

As May is approaching us, the testing season also comes. Please click on this link to view our testing schedule for the month of May. http://www.shelby.kyschools.us/1/News/20667#sthash.Tw9QGKks.dpbs

We ask that during the testing days, if your student is testing, please do not schedule any doctor appointments during these times. We would like for all students to be present during their scheduled testing time, so we don't have to have a make-up days.

Art Club:

Art Club will have ONE FINAL meeting on Wednesday, May 11 AFTER SCHOOL from 3:45-5:30 so we can TieDye. Please bring a white shirt or sheet or socks or pillow case. Anything that is a light color will work. You will get messy!!!

Upcoming Events:

Monday, May 2nd

West Middle Soccer Playoff Tournament

AP Chem, AP Psych

Baseball Home vs. Shelby @ 5:30 (last 3 innings), KCD @ 7:00

NHS Induction Ceremony 6pm, PAC

Softball away vs. Eastern V 5:30pm, JV 7pm

Softball freshman at home vs. Bullitt East, 5:30pm/7pm

Tuesday, May 3rd

Faculty Meeting

Teacher Appreciation Breakfast in the Cafe

8th grade meets with KHEAA 1st and 2nd period

West Middle Soccer Playoff Tournament

AP Computer Science, AP Physics 1

Baseball away at Western Hills, Varsity 6pm, JV 8pm

Baseball freshman at home vs. Trinity, 5:30pm

Softball at home vs. Henry Co., V 5:30pm, JV 7pm

Young Leaders Graduation Dinner 6-8pm, Blair Center

Zaxby’s Project Graduation Fundraiser 5-8pm

Wednesday, May 4th

AP English Lit

Lacrosse girls at home vs. Eastern, Varsity 6pm, JV 7:30pm

Softball away at Ballard, JV 5:45pm, Varsity 7:15pm

Softball freshman away at SCHS, 5:30pm/7pm

Thursday, May 5th

West Middle Soccer Playoff Tournament


Baseball away at Eastern, Varsity 5:30pm/JV 7:30pm

Baseball freshman at home vs. Eastern, 5:30pm

End of Year Orchestra Concert, 6:30pm PAC

Lacrosse girls away at KCD, Varsity 5:30pm, JV 7pm

Softball at home vs. Anderson Co, V 6pm, JV 7:30pm

Friday, May 5th


Teacher Appreciation Luncheon in the PR.

AP Biology Study Session 3:30-4:30pm, Room 525

AP US History

Baseball at home vs. Henry Co., V6pm, JV 8pm – Military Day

KHSAA Financial Aid Survey

WOW Banquet, Norris Beckley, 1-3pm Orchestra Room

Saturday, May 7th

Baseball away at Woodford Co, V 12pm, JV 2pm

Track away KY Relays

Young Leaders Institute 2016:

Scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 Young Leaders Institute are now available in the front office. The deadline for rising sophomores to apply for next year’s Young Leaders Institute is May 15.

Softball Fundraiser:

Please support my fundraising campaign - Collins High School Softball

Dear friends,

I've launched "Collins High School Softball", a fundraising campaign, and I need your help. My goal is to raise $100 between Apr 11 2016 and May 26 2016.

Schwan's will give 20% of your product purchase and 40% of your eGift Card purchase (one per customer, per campaign) back to our campaign and you'll get great food for your friends and family! Support me by clicking on the following link.


Thanks for your support,
Tammy Rannells

Teacher Appreciation Week:

May 3 we are having a breakfast for our teachers.

May 6 we are having a luncheon for our teachers.

Also one day we will be having popcorn for our teachers. If you can send in a 12pack of soft drinks please let Mrs. Duncan know that as well.

If you would like to send in any items for any of these events, please email Robbin Duncan at Robbin.Duncan@Shelby.kyschools.us

Thank you for helping us treat our staff special during this week.

Updates on the Month of May:

Exam Schedule (note changes):

  • 5/23 – Senior Exams 5, 7
  • 5/24 – Senior Exams 1, 3, 6
  • 5/25 – Senior AND Underclassman Exams 0, 2, 4
  • 5/26 – Underclassman Exams 1, 3, 6
  • 5/27 – Underclassman Exams 5, 7 (Chromebook take up in 7th period)

AP Testing:

  • 5/2 – AP Chem, AP Psych
  • 5/3 – AP Computer Science, AP Physics 1
  • 5/4 – AP English Lit
  • 5/5 – AP Calc AB
  • 5/6 – AP US History
  • 5/9 – AP Bio, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C
  • 5/10 – AP US Gov and Politics
  • 5/11 – AP English Lang, AP Macroeconomics
  • 5/12 – AP World History, AP Stats
  • 5/13 – AP Human Geography, AP Microeconomics

EOC Testing:

  • 5/16 – US History
  • 5/18 – Algebra 2
  • 5/19 – Biology
  • 5/20 – English 10

On Demand Testing:

  • 5/10 – KPREP On Demand (10th and 11th Grade)
  • 5/11 – KPREP Reading (8th Grade)
  • 5/12 – KPREP Math (8th Grade)
  • 5/13 – KPREP Social Studies (8th Grade)
  • 5/16 – KPREP On Demand (8th Grade)

Awards Programs:

  • 4/28 – Biomed White Coat Ceremony, 6:30pm - PAC
  • 5/2 – NHS Induction Ceremony, 6pm - PAC
  • 5/3 – Young Leaders Graduation, 6-8pm - Blair Center
  • 5/19 – CTE Pinning Ceremony, 6pm - PAC
  • 5/23 – Senior Awards Night (Scholarships), 6:30pm - PAC
  • 5/24 – 8th Grade Awards Day, 1-3pm - Large Gym
  • 5/27 – Grades 9-12 Awards Day, 8:45-11am - Large Gym


  • 4/28 & 4/29 – Art Show All Day 8:30am-3:20pm - Library
  • 4/29 – Art Show, 5:30-7:30pm - Library
  • 4/30 – Military Ball, Claudia Sanders (doors open at 3:30pm, conclusion at 9pm)
  • 5/5 – End of Year Orchestra Concert, 6:30pm - PAC
  • 5/12 – End of Year Choir Concert w/SCHS, 5:30pm and 8pm - SCHS
  • 5/16 – West Middle School Band Concert, 6:30pm - PAC
  • 5/20 – FFA Banquet, 5-8pm - Small Gym

Senior Activities:

  • 5/13 – Senior Trip NYC (5/13 through 5/17)
  • 5/19 – CTE Pinning Ceremony, 6pm - PAC
  • 5/23 – Senior Awards Night (Scholarships), 6:30pm - PAC
  • 5/26 – Senior Breakfast, 8:30am - Cafeteria (Chromebook take up following breakfast, before practice)
  • 5/26 – Graduation Practice, 9-11:30am - Large Gym
  • 5/27 – Grades 9-12 Awards Day, 8:45-11am - Large Gym
  • 5/27 – Senior Luncheon, 11:30am - Small Gym
  • 5/27 – Graduation Practice, 1pm-3:20pm - Large Gym
  • 5/28 – Graduation at 10am (students arrive at 8am) - Schedule will be handed out with caps/gowns
  • 5/28 – Project Graduation, check in begins at 10:30pm - MLCHS

A Microwave Needed:

One of our Titan Families is in need of a microwave. If you have one that is in good condition and you are willing to donate it to this family, please contact Leesa Stivers at Leesa.stivers@Shelby.kyschools.us. Thank you!

Orchestra News:

Orchestra concert on Thursday May 5, 6:30 in the Collins PAC. Free admission.

Orchestras from Collins, West Middle, Painted Stone and Simpsonville Elementary will be performing.

Star Wars is the theme.

Attention Junior Ladies:

Participate in the Distinguished Young Women Event!

To sign up visit:


to register before our deadline of

Friday, May 27, 2016

Mandatory orientation

for participants and a parent will be

Tuesday, May 31 at 6:00 pm

First United Methodist Church

211 Washington St.

Frankfort, KY 40601

Registration is now being accepted for


(Formerly known as Junior Miss)

This national scholarship program awards cash and college offered scholarships.

Please contact Courtney Sturgill, chairperson, with your questions or for more information at


If you are a junior girl (class of 2017) and resident of Shelby County, please be a part of this wonderful program where you can win scholarship money for college and have an unforgettable experience!

8th Grade TAG Happenings:


Please click on this e-news to see what all is going on with the 8th grade TAG. Lot's of GREAT things are happening. Please click on this link to view: https://www.smore.com/b5rm4-tag-tales?ref=email

Park's Pedal Party:

Commonwealth Credit Union and The Shelby County Parks Foundation invite you to pedal from Clear Creek Park Amphitheatre through scenic Shelby County Kentucky to help support the multi-purpose Greenway Trails under construction along Clear Creek.

May 14th, 2016 from 10:00am - noon

Raindate: May 15th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Form a Team and Share the Fun!

Pre-Registtion before May 5th.

$8.00 per rider

$24 Family Package (up to 4 each additional rider $6)

$30.00 per team (5 riders each additional $6.00)

Saturday May 14th starting at 8:30am and you can choose to ride 62 miles, 40 miles or 21 miles.

Family and kid time race starts at 10:00 and you can ride 2 - 8 miles)

Each rider gets:

A neck pouch for valuables and Tickets for the FIRST 100 children


An Introduction to our Park Trails

A History of the Park

A Great Kick off to Summer with Healthy, Fun Activities!

To register call Clay Cottongim at 437-5244 or stop by the Youth Services Center for a registration form.

Project Graduation Fundraiser:

Project Graduation is having a fund raiser at Zaxby’s from 4-8pm on Tues. May 3rd . We will get a percent of the sales from dine-in, carry-out and drive-thru. All money raised will go back to buy prizes to be given out the night of Project Graduation. Come out and support a great cause!!!!

Project Graduation Update:

Thanks to all the parents who sent in donations through our Project Graduation letter campaign. This year’s winner of the $100 Kroger card is Brandon Radcliff!!!!! Brandon is a senior at Shelby Co High School.

If you would still like to donate please send in your donations to Project Graduation 2016 PO Box 1003 Shelbyville Ky. 40066, You never know we might have another prize if we can raise $1000. From now until May 18th.

All seniors should have received their registration form to attend Project Graduation. Please get those back right away so we can determine how many seniors will be attending this event. Every senior who comes will walk away with a prize. Project Graduation will be May 28th from 10:30pm-4:00am

If you have any questions please email Kendra.hayes@shelby.kyschools.us



Caring for you as you care for others



Tuesday, May 17, 2016

9:15 a.m. – 3:30p.m.

Beargrass Christian Church


Louisville, KY. 40207

Family Resource and Youth Services Center

Leesa Stivers, Coordinator

Kendra Hayes, Clerk