In the Loop

December 3, 2018

DATES TO REMEMBER....

Schools Dismiss for Students at 12:00 noon Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.


Schools/Offices Closed for Students for Christmas Holidays ...Dec. 17, 2018 - Jan. 2, 2019

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VOTE for the 2018-19 TCS School Bus Driver of the Year

TCS appreciates the work of our school bus drivers. While there are many people involved in school bus transportation, at the end of the day, it is our professionally trained drivers that have the responsibility for transporting our students safely to and from school.


Please take a moment to complete the nomination form below:

https://goo.gl/forms/5kZxeDxp9HteE4wn1


The deadline for nominations is December 7, 2018

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Cahaba Elementary Spelling Bee Winner! Congratulations!

This week, Cahaba Elementary had their first annual Spelling Bee. Each fifth grade class held the first round of competition in their classrooms. Two students from each class moved on to the school bee. Competitors were: Mylee Stults, Maci Herring, Pierce Heinzman, Hannah Claire Miller, Braden Smith, Charlie Crowson, Faith Lovetto, and Taylor Waldo. After a 75 minute competition, our winner is Pierce Heinzman! He will compete for our District Title in January.

Pictured: Spelling Bee Winner - Pierce Heinzman

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Pictured: Spelling Bee Competitors Mylee Stults, Maci Herring, Pierce Heinzman, Hannah Claire Miller, Braden Smith, Charlie Crowson, Faith Lovetto, and Taylor Waldo.

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HTHS Christmas Band Concert

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Congratulations to the HTMS Students Chosen for the UAB Honor Band...GREAT JOB!

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HTHS General Physics students Owen Kyle and Kyle Wright were required to apply forces to navigate the bowling ball through the maze using only a broom. Click the video below to watch. Commentary provided by Walker Van Horn.

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Congratulations to the HTHS Theatre Department on Outstanding Performances of White Christmas! Great Job Students!

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TCS December 2018 10 Days of Compassion Challenge ... let's celebrate!

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HTHS Students Attend District Walter Trumbauer Theatre Festival

On November 3rd, three HTHS Theatre students participated in the District Competition of the Walter Trumbauer Theatre Festival. These students were Caroline Crane, Anna Kate Hindman, and Isabella Weyerman. All three competed in Group Acting. Caroline performed a monologue in Solo Female Contemporary Dramatic. Isabella performed in Solo Female Dramatic Musical. All three received Superior scores in all of their events. The Group Acting scene and the musical solo were sent on to the State Competition at Troy University on November 30th and December 1st. We are proud of all of their hard work!

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Congratulations to Ms. Fortenberry...Cahaba Elementary School Team Member of the Month! AWESOME!

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ATTENTION! HTMS Students!

TIS THE SEASON TO GIVE…

SCA sponsored TOY DRIVE

December 3rd through December 12th

Send in a NEW unwrapped toy.

Merry Christmas!

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HTHS FALL 2018 EXAM SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Dec. 11

1st period exam (8:15 – 10:15)

4th period exam (10:25-12:25)

lunch/dismissal if check-out form submitted (12:25 – 12:55) buses run at 3:15

Wednesday, Dec. 12

2nd period exam (8:15-10:15)

5th period exam (10:25 – 12:25)

lunch/dismissal if check-out form submitted (12:25 – 12:55) buses run at 3:15

Thursday, Dec. 13

3rd period exam (8:15 – 10:15)

6th period exam (10:25 – 12:25)

lunch/dismissal if check-out form submitted (12:25 – 12:55) buses run at 2:15

Friday, Dec. 14

7th period exam (8:15 – 10:15)

brunch/dismissal if check-out form submitted (10:15 – 10:45) buses run at 12:00

grading/classroom (10:15-12:00)

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HTMS...Christmas Sock Charity Drive....Donate Today!

HTMS is collecting socks for Children's Hospital, in honor of Kevin Wilson. The Christmas Sock Charity will be accepting the socks until 12/14.
*NEW socks-any size or style may be given.* Send the socks to Ms. Wilson’s room 264, on the green hall across from the library (designated box).

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HTMS Counselor's Corner

PACE: PACE stands for Positive Attitudes Change Everything and is our system-wide character education/anti-bullying framework!

Our character skill for the month of December is…

COMPASSION: CARING ENOUGH TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT SOMEONE ELSE'S NEED

Your HTMS Counselors:

Amy McIntyre (Last Names A-L)

Krista DeMent (Last Names M-Z)

Follow us on Twitter: htms_counselors

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HTHS ACT PREP CLASS

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HTMS Dance Team Parents Night Out...Save the Date!

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Hewitt-Trussville High School and Hewitt-Trussville Middle School Band Presents....

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Trussville Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Dates Announced...Save the Date and Join the Fun!


For immediate release


TRUSSVILLE, AL – This year’s Christmas tree lighting at Trussville’s West Mall will be a separate event held the night before the Trussville Christmas parade, as announced by The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC). The tree lighting event will be held on Friday, December 7. There will be Christmas carols, vendors with Christmas activities and snacks, and more. Santa is also expected to attend. The event will be from 6 to 7 p.m., with the tree lighting at 6:30.

Those who attend the tree lighting are also invited to bring to the event a new unwrapped toy for the Trussville Fire Department’s annual toy drive.

Trussville’s annual Christmas parade will take place on Saturday, December 8, at 3 p.m. through historic downtown Trussville. The parade’s presenting sponsor is Amerex Corporation.


Grand marshals for this year’s parade are the original Hewitt-Trussville Highsteppers, who first took the field during halftime at the 1968 HT season opener at Leeds. The legacy they established 50 years ago has since paved the way for hundreds of young women to participate in dance lines, not only at Hewitt, but at other area schools as well. A+ Tire & Auto Repair is the grand marshal sponsor.


Walking entries in this year’s parade will be limited to the HTHS band and the Boy Scouts carrying the flag. “Our parade has really grown—last year almost 100 entries—and it takes a good while for the procession to make it to the end of the route,” said TACC Executive Director Diane Poole. “We hope to speed up the parade a bit by reducing the number of walkers. We do invite all those who previously walked in our parade to get a vehicle to ride in and come join in the fun.” Santa will be a much-anticipated personality at the end of the parade; entries are not allowed to include Santa. The forecast calls for a 100% chance of ‘snow’ sponsored by Trussville Gas & Water.

The Zamora Shriners, always a special part of the parade, will again be featured. Central Alabama's Temple of Shriners International, the Zamora Shriners are a Masonic fraternity based on fun, fellowship & helping children.

Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated floats. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place entries will receive $100, $75, and $50, respectively, and will be recognized at the Chamber’s December luncheon. The float competition is sponsored by Brik Realty.

Other fine Christmas parade sponsors are the City of Trussville; Birmingham Coca-Cola;

Bryant Bank (stage sponsor); and silver sponsors Amari Law Firm, GR Manufacturing, St. Vincent’s East, Stewart Facility Services, and Trinity Contractors.

For more information about the chamber, or for an application for the parade, please call (205) 655-7535, visit www.trussvillechamber.com, ‘like’ us on Facebook, or follow us on Instagram.

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Trussvile Park & Recreation Baseball League

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CUB SCOUT INFORMATION

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