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Thanks to all of you who signed up and walked in the Rose City Walk. TCCHS won the Most Improved Participation award! The Thomas County System also won the overall participation award for organizations of our size. We have a trophy and some braggin' rights. We appreciate your willingness to compete!
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A big thanks to our Rose City Run Participants!

We had a great group of teachers (at least 12 that we counted) from our school who ran the 10K. We are grateful for the fun time we had together. We hope to have even more teachers next year - c'mon, you have a year to train! :)

We are especially excited that a TCCHS alum (Nathan Haskins) won the race this year! Go Jackets!


Thank you to our chairmen, Mr. Darrin Minns and Mr. Joshua Mimbs, and to their committee members for an outstanding Prom. Decorations, food, music and pictures were all amazing. We appreciate you!

Welcome to Deputy Colvin!

We are welcoming a new resource officer to TCCHS. Deputy Colvin is joining us, as Deputy Sellers has accepted a new role in the Investigation Division at the Sheriff's Office. Deputy Colvin has been working at Bishop Hall and the Renaissance Center. He is very excited to be a part of our family. Please extend a warm Yellow Jacket welcome to him.

Investing in Educational Excellence (IE2)

In accordance with the State of Georgia Article 4, O.C.G.A. § 20-2-84, the Thomas County School District will operate as an Investing in Educational Excellence (IE2) school system (now called Strategic Waiver) through the development of the IE2 partnership contract between our school district and the State Board of Education (SBOE). The partnership contract will provide flexibility from Title 20 laws and State Board rules in return for increased academic accountability. The contract includes the flexibilities sought and proposed to the SBOE, the accountability targets required for each school, and the intended consequences for schools that do not reach their targets. The IE² contract will begin on July 1, 2015 and will be in place for seven years with five years of accountability using baseline assessment data collected during the 2015-2016 school year. The College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI) is the accountability tool used for determining progress. Each school's CCRPI target measurements will be sent to the Governor's Office of Student Achievement on an annual basis. Consequences will be imposed during the seventh year if accountability goals are not met.

For more information, click the link below.

TCCHS recognized for essay entries

A huge thank you goes out to Mrs. Sharon Davis. She entered over 1000 Laws of Life essays in the Rotary-sponsored essay contest. Several of our students and Mrs. Davis were recognized at a recent Rotary Club meeting. We also were recognized as a 2015 Teacher and School of Distinction for having 80% or more of our students write a Laws of Life essay. We were one of 12 Georgia schools to receive this honor. We are so proud of our students, all of our ELA teachers, and Mrs. Davis.

Winning art work to be displayed in D.C.

Zsantanique Arrington's work pictured above won first place in the 8th Congressional District Art Competition. She was recognized by Congressman Austin Scott , and her art will be showcased in Washington, D.C. We are so excited and congratulate Miss Arrington as well as Mrs. Rivard. Sophie Anderson also received Honorable Mention in this competition.

TCCHS students qualify for National History Day competition

NHD region winners competed in Macon this weekend, and four of our students won at the state level. Kennedy Ward and Marion Rose Young won first place for their performance. Gabby Schminky and Kelly Quintiana won second place for their exhibit. These four students will be headed to Washington, D.C for the national competition. Thanks to Mrs. Patton and her team of Social Studies teachers who have made this possible!
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SmartBoard review game templates

If you are looking to add a little competitive edge to your test review, check out the templates like Family Feud, Connect Four, Battleship, and Baseball from Teachers Pay Teachers!


To every teacher, coach, and sponsor who has practiced with and coached our kids for various academic and athletic competitions, we say thank you. We have been so fortunate to have teachers who are willing to give their time to prepare students for events that help them build their confidence, gain valuable life skills, and experience places and events that they might never have had the chance to experience without the support of a TCCHS TEACHER. We applaud you.

Upcoming Events

  • April 30 Learning Groups Test Administration Training
  • May 6-7 8th grade tours
  • May 7 Spring Choral Concert
  • May 12 Appreciation Day for underclassmen (pep rally schedule)
  • May 14 Honor Grad luncheon and Honor's Night for Seniors
  • May 17 Baccalaureate (Dawson Street Baptist Church)
  • May 19 Spring Band Concert
  • May 23 Graduation
  • Many days from now until graduation? TESTING

Our track, soccer, and baseball teams are still competing. Please support them!

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