Volume 2, Issue 4, May 2018
Portland High School Cosmetology Students Complete 1500 Hours
Kayla Parker (left) and Brooklynn Smith (right) both completed all of their 1500 hours, passed the theory and practical state board tests, and are working in salons! Great job, ladies!!
Gallatin High School Machining Program Receives $8,000 Grant
Portland High School Receives $8,000 Grant from Gene Haas
Congratulations Julia Knaggs!!
Station Camp Honored as Largest DECA Chapter in Tennessee
Congratulations SCHS DECA on your accomplishment of having the largest DECA chapter in Tennessee within the high school division of DECA Inc. during the 2017-2018 school year!
SCHS DECA was recognized at a Leadership Recption in their honor at the National Conference in Atlanta in April.
BHS DECA State Competition
1st Place Winners
Business Growth Plan – Easton Curtis
Business Services Operations Research – Anna Fly, Gabby Duncan, and Isaac Clark
Creative Marketing Project – Brooke Edwards, Claire Marklein, and Cooper Vaudrey
Entrepreneurship Promotion Plan – Sara Edmondson and Neb Seged
Financial Literacy Promotion Plan – Olivia Brassell, Spencer Rankin, and Maggie Sutton
Independent Business Plan – Daria Safaipour and Julianna Steen
2nd Place Winners
Financial Operations Research – Jonathan Freels and Delaney Sandefur
Franchise Business Plan - Shay Brown and Spencer Gaddes
3rd Place Winners
Buying and Merchandising Operations Research – Kaylor Elrod and Ciara Nippa
Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research – Carianna Hunter and Hannah Linn
Learn and Earn Project – McKay Campbell, Cassidy Dugger, and Lindzey Lopez
4th Place Winners
Personal Financial Literacy - Graham Jones
Principles of Hospitality and Tourism – Anna Calafora
Gold Level Certification for School Based Enterprise
Kendall Beier, Jaycee Chalfont, and Jake Butler
Gallatin High School DECA Results
Jacob Alexander – Automotive Services – 3rd Place Role-Play 2, 11th overall
Erin George – Apparel and Accessories – 2nd Place Cluster Exam
Lauren Fisher – Principles of Hospitality – 1st Place Cluster Exam, 5th overall
Shea Stender – Quick Serve – 3rd place Role Play 1 and 2, 6th overall
Merrol Hyde Magnet School DECA State Results
Merrol Hyde Magnet School led the entire state of Tennessee, with students in 17 categories advancing to the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. MHMS DECA has also been approved for five students to attend ICDC in competitive Leadership Academy. Those students are: Sebastian Hozan, Michael Carr, Alexis Mcintyre, Parker Stokely, and Kendall Frisbee.
Tessa Bentley, Michael Carr, & Abigail Oaks - Advertising Campaign
Julia Henneman - Apparel and Accessories Marketing Series
Paris Jones - Apparel and Accessories Marketing Series
Tate Bennett - Automotive Services Marketing Series
Haley Lewis & Caroline Riley - Business Law & Ethics Team Decision Making
Connor Flatt & Macy Thomas - Business Services Operations Research
Spencer Davidson & Gracie Gumm - Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making
Victoria Khouri, Carliegh Smith, & Ashley Voisin - Community Service Project
Kirsten Homer & Mackenzee Simms - Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making
Abbey Miller & Grace Riley - Financial Services Team Decision Making
Ashvin Kodali & Joshua Lynch - Franchise Business Plan
Johann Liwag, Dane McBee, & Matthew Sykes - Hospitality and Tourism
Josephine Hozan - Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling
Kendall Frisbee & Alexis McIntyre - Hospitality Services Team Decision Making
Davis Kendrick - Hotel and Lodging Management Series
Sebastian Hozan - Human Resources Management Series
Seth Hemingway & Parker Stokely - Innovation Plan
Lynden Abernathy - International Business Plan
Chloe Morgan & Annemarie Radish-Jones - Marketing Management Team
Kaitlyn Murphy - Principles of Business Management & Administration
Jack Condra - Principles of Finance
Sriman Narain - Principles of Finance
Natalie Betterton - Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
Shelby Hobbs - Professional Selling Event
Dominique Dy - Retail Merchandising Series
Caela Rewa - Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series
Drew Miller & Isaac Stinson - Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision
Sean Fritts, Oliver Talmadge, & David Withrow - Sports and Entertainment Promotion Plan
Claire Flatt & Ellie Kastner - Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making
Portland High School DECA
Congratulations to the DECA State competitors who competed at the State Competition in Chattanooga. All of the PHS competitors represented our school so well, and we are so proud of you! Final placements are in, and the following students placed in their event and qualified to attend DECA Nationals in Atlanta next month:
· Cody Hunter placed 4th in Marketing Communications
· Addison Dorris placed 3rd in Hotel and Lodging
· Stanley Zhao placed 2nd in Restaurant and Food Service Management
· Emma Gregory placed 2nd in Quick Serve Restaurant Management
· Alanna Herrington placed 6th in Professional Selling and is the second alternate in her category.
· Dalton Bandy, John Adkins, Mackenzi Settles, and Alanna Herrington were chosen to attend the International DECA Leadership Academy and represent the state of Tennessee at the competition in Atlanta.
Click the link for PHS DECA Newsletter https://www.smore.com/cmn9q-phs-deca-newsletter?ref=email
Station Camp High School DECA
Station Camp DECA State Results
Congratulations to these DECA International Conference Qualifiers who competed at ICDC in April:
4th place in Accounting Applications
2nd place in Automotive Services
2nd place in Business Services
4th place in Business Services
2nd place in Human Resource Management
3rd place in Retail Merchandising
2nd place in Hospitality Services Team Decision Making
1st place in Sport and Entertainment Operations Research
5th place in Start Up Business Plan
4th place in Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research
Qualifiers in School Based Operations-Retail
Zoe Anderson and
Congrats to our alternates that were called up to compete at ICDC:
Quick Serve Restaurant: Ryan Baird
Financial Services Team: Jacob Boone & Trey Moore
Entrepreneurship Promotion Plan:
Madison Lackey and Nikita Menon
Congratulations to our other alternates for placing in the top 8:
2nd alternate in Automotive Services: Zoe Cantrell
1st alternates in Business Services Operation Research:
Braxton Anderson, Taylor Haber and Beto Fonseca
Please click on the link to read more SCHS DECA Newsletter https://www.smore.com/rdb85-station-camp-deca-newsletter?ref=email-content#w-3878436343
White House High School DECA
Nationals – Atlanta – 17 attending (14 competitors + 3 thrive)
Caroline Cox – 1st Place Hospitality Sales test and Top 8 Overall
Miller Lowe - 2nd Place Financial Sales Test and Top 8 Overall
Jendiya Mattison and Kate Harvey Top 5 in preliminary events
Chad Sentell, Keaton Cook – 8th place in Buying and Merchandising
McKenna Kraemer, Alissa Russell, Madison McMahon – 5th place in Sports Operation Research
Sophie Kirby, Kenzie Mathies, Leanna Nesbitt – 5th place in Fashion Merchandising
TOP 4 and National finalist will be advancing to ICDC in Atlanta
Taylor Walters, Amaya Payne, Mallory Humphries – 2nd Place Financial Literacy Promotion
Riley Anderson,Emilie Bumbalough, Juju Christie – 3rd Place Entrepreneurship Promotion
Kirsten Averrette, Carmela DePaz, Sydney Strawhacker, - 1st Place Learn and Earn
Kyle Leon, Grace Maupin, Garrett Ball – 1st Place Franchise Business Plan
Hunter Evans and Jason Southall – 3rd Place in Presentation and 4th place overall in Sports Promotion Plan
And Luke Jenkins, Jasmine Paulson, and Corbin Tomes have been selected to attend the Thrive Leadership Academy.
HHS - FBLA State Conference
Hendersonville FBLA State Results
Westmoreland High School FBLA
Westmoreland High School State Winners
Darby Bowser - 2nd place Business Calculations
Sarah Stevens - 1st place Business Communications
Shay Renner - 2nd place Agribusiness
Gallatin High School FCCLA State Convenetion
From left to right-Emily Ruiz, Summer Kelsey, Niki Patel, Kiersten Neely, Rachel Broadrick, Taegan Graves and Danaejah McMurry. Kierten Neely won first place in Job Interview. Niki Patel and Rachel Bradrick placed First in Life Event Planning.
Station Camp High School FCCLA State Conference in Chattanooga
Station Camp FCCLA memder Caitlin Foster was elected as Vice President of Individual Development. Katarina Gonzalez qualified for Nationals with a 1st place, gold-ribbon win in Fashion Design.
Gallatin High School FFA Nursery and Landscape Team
Portland High School FFA Members at State Convention in Gatlinburg
We had a great time at State convention this year. Top 3 in two proficiency areas,100 percent membership, 2 star National Chapter award, state superior chapter, platinum PLOW award, state runner up in livestock, 6th place in Farm Business (out of 32 teams), 1st place in Cooperative Development Challenge, competed in Agriculture Marketing, one scholarship for college, and 11 State Degrees.
Cooperative Development FIRST IN STATE!!!!
Westmoreland High School FFA at State Convention in Gatlinburg
White House High School FFA
Congratulations to the FFA Novice Parliamentary Procedure team for winning the district championship recently at Station Camp High School. They will next compete for sub region honors at Gallatin High School. Students in this contest must conduct a mock meeting and perform five abilities of parliamentary procedure. They also answer questions asked by the judges about parliamentary procedure and duties of the officers. The district includes all of Sumner and Macon County high schools. The Team members are:
Front row left to right: Shakara Partinger, Jennifer Poole, Jacob Jenkins, Back row left to right: Mathias Hagewood, Kaylie McKissick, Riley Keller, Casey Epting
Beech High School HOSA State Conference in Chattanooga
1st- Extemporaneous Writing- Lexie Botts
1st- Personal Care- Kaila Johnson
2nd- Job Seeking Skills- Emily Hickman
2nd- Nursing Assisting- Claire Spivey
3rd- Extemporaneous Health Poster- Tori Phathanak, Morgan Tate
4th- Pharmacology- Tresia Jenkins
5th- Sports Medicine- Anna Hutchison5th- Physical Therapy- Kiah Kirby
Portland High School HOSA State Conference
Jalen Everett, Caleb Schmittou, Hared Clubbs- Biomedical Debate 4th
They will be 1st alternates for Internationals.
Meghan Covrig 3rd Clinical Nursing -moves on to Internationals.
Westmoreland Structural Systems Cabinet Competition
Students used a similar design and were allowed to modify it as they desired to make it a unique piece. Each student designed, built and finished it as they wanted and it was made entirely from 1 x 12 pine shelving board. First and second place were separated by 1 vote! Each student did an excellent job and are very excited to be able to take them home to share with their families. First place went to Luke Watson, a junior at Westmoreland High School.
Anatomy in Clay Workshop
Anatomy in Clay allowed the hands-on approach learning the muscular system.
Julia MacFarland, Angela Wheeler, Anatomy in Clay Instructor, Heather Kirkham, Wendy Vincent, and Rachel Hester, Health Science teachers for SCBOE.
Arteries and veins in the circulatory system.
Gallatin High School Criminal Justice
During the week of May 7th, Gallatin High School Criminal Justice students embarked on a five day clandestine burial recovery project. The project involved a police call for service, police response to the scene, police investigation, obtaining search warrants, obtaining criminal arrest warrants, and the complete processing of a major crime scene (including the burial recovery of a pig that represents the body of a homicide victim). Multiple role-players, including GHS staff members, were utilized. Gallatin Police Department’s Chief of Police, Donald Bandy; Sumner County’s Sheriff, Sonny Weatherford; Sumner County Assistant District Attorney, Eric Maulden; and Gallatin Mayor, Paige Brown, were also involved in the project to create the most realistic experience possible.
The project included four days of on-site criminal investigation and crime scene investigation and one day of a related courtroom trial. The project is comprehensive in nature and requires students to combine and utilize skills they have learned in their past three years of Criminal Justice courses while at Gallatin High School. In order for the students to properly complete the project, they were required to utilize the following subjects of study: Criminal Justice, Math, English, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology and Anatomy and Physiology. During the project, students utilized these subjects in order to complete the following assignments/tasks: the initial reporting phone call placed to law enforcement personnel, the dispatching of first responding personnel, officer safety, securing of the crime scene, request for and arrival of C.I.D. (Criminal Investigation Division), request for and arrival of crime scene personnel, processing of the entire crime scene for physical evidence (including the documentation, collection, proper handling, storage of all physical evidence, and the exhumation of the victim’s body), developing and pursuing investigative leads (including the interview and interrogation of suspects), corresponding and communication of detectives and crime scene personnel, arrest of a suspect or suspects (if applicable), and the proceedings of the related mock court trial. Forensic analysis that students will process and be responsible for includes (not limited to) the following: Blood Spatter Reconstruction (utilizing Trigonometry and Geometry), Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Entomology, tool mark impression evidence, footwear impression evidence and the casting of impressions, crime scene photography, crime scene note-taking, crime scene report writing, crime scene measuring and sketching, and collection of evidence from the crime scene.
This project was designed to be realistic in nature and (as closely as possible) parallel real-world incidents, scenarios, stressors, decision making, timeliness, necessity for use of resourcefulness, and justification of actions. The involvement of the elements of participation, communication, leadership, and cooperation from every student involved was imperative. GHS Criminal Justice students were able to experience, explore, learn, enjoy, remember, and utilize lessons learned through the completion of this project.
GHS Project teaches crime solving teamwork.
Students spent approximately 35 hours on the project, which included the investigation of the crime scene, collection of evidence and recovery of the pig that represented the homicide victim.
More than 20 juniors and seniors took part in the investigation following a call from a concerned female who reported her fiancée was missing after she had returned home and found blood and bullet casings in the residence.
Criminal Justice at Portland High School
Gallatin Police Officer Pryor and his partner, K9 Officer Battle, visited the Principles of Law class at PHS.
K9 Officer Battle is trained in both detecting drugs and tracking suspects.
Officer Pryor explained to the class the roles and responsibilities of a K9 officer as well as the training needed to become a K9 officer.
Gallatin High School Pet Grooming
Veterinary Science students begin grooming dogs at GHS.
New equipment was purchased this year to make the grooming lab possible.
The dogs are able to stay in kennels when not being groomed.