Shelbyville High School Newsletter

November 18, 2022

Congrats to these Gold Standard students!!

These students were chosen as The Gold Standard for the 1st quarter. They were on the Superior Honor Roll, did not have any referrals and missed less than two days.

Congratulations Quiz Bowl Team!!

Congratulations to the quiz bowl team for winning Tuesday and Thursday’s HHC tourney competition! Will Haessig, Gage Whitten, Madelyn Scott and Isabella Bradburn did a phenomenal job defeating New Castle 21-2 in the semis and defeating Mt. Vernon 21-13 in the championship to remain undefeated at the tournament.
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Congratulations to Mr. Kelly Jones, Staff Member of the Month for November!!!!

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Congratulations to Kelly Jones, lead custodian at SHS for his honor of Staff Member of the Month. Kelly goes above and beyond to make our building run efficiently. He is quick to resolve any issue and is always kind and friendly. Even when his department is short handed, Kelly helps the building in any way he can. He is one of the unsung heroes of our staff!

Congratulations to our November Bears Best for demonstrating the character trait of Responsibility!!

Amanda Wade, Jakayra Owens, Samuel Schoentrup, Grant Roberts, Ricardo Zamora,

Yexalen Dioses, Grant Plue, Bella Matney, Miriam Garringer, Karina Calderon and Miguel Cazarez

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Student lunch for November 22nd

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Thanksgiving Break

School will not be in session for Thanksgiving Break - Wednesday, November 23rd thru Friday, November 25th.

Gratitude Get Together in the GBR

Attention all S2S Mentors and Mentees - please join us for a Gratitude Get Together in the GBR

on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 3:30-4:45 pm. Come for snacks, games, and friendship! Arrange for

transportation home following the party. See you there!

Boys' Volleyball

There will be a short call out meeting Wednesday, November 30th right after school in the

cafeteria to gauge interest for boys volleyball this spring. This will be a varsity sport with official

practice starting February 27th. You will need a physical and need to be signed up on Final

Forms to practice. If interested in playing you must attend the call out meeting on November


Free Breakfast

The High School is participating in the Universal Breakfast Program for the current school year 2022-2023. Breakfast will be available to all students at no charge. Breakfast is served from 8-8:30am in the cafeteria. Breakfast is operated under offer vs serve, which provides students with choices, taking at least 3 items, one of which must be a fruit or vegetable. The school breakfast that we serve follows U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines for healthy school meals. The program cannot succeed without your support; please encourage your children to participate in school breakfast.

Did you know you can access both breakfast and lunch menus with nutritional and allergen information via Nutrislice which is available online and through smartphones? Download the free Nutrislice App from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android) and search for your menus or find them online at . If you have any questions about the program feel free to contact us at 317-398-9731.

Theme Wednesday

Theme for Wednesday, November 30th is Tim the Toolman Taylor- Flannel
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Prom committee would like YOU to design this year's prom tickets. The theme for Prom 2022-23 is "A Night in a Secret Garden". Any media will be accepted and design submissions are DUE to Mrs. Thorpe on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. For more information, talk to the Prom Committee Members or Mrs. Thorpe!

Theme: Night in a Secret Garden

April 22, 2023

6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Doors open at 6:00 PM

Primo Event Center

2615 National Ave

Indianapolis, IN


PROM Candle Fundraiser

Juniors and Seniors

1. Prom Fundraiser Forms are available in the main office or from Mrs. Thorpe
2. ALL money is due to you at the time of ordering, OR you MUST plan on picking it up BEFORE you submit the forms to me.
3. Forms are DUE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2022 by 4:30 PM to Mrs. Thorpe.
4. Orders will be distributed before we leave for winter break.
5. 10 items = 1 free Prom Ticket (a $40 value)
6. Checks should be made out to SHS Prom Committee

Thank you for your support!!

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Important Information from the Counseling Department

Attention Class of 2024:

Applications are now being accepted for the Coolidge Scholarship, an opportunity for current juniors who have demonstrated academic excellence, an interest in public policy, and an appreciation for the values Calvin Coolidge championed: humility and service. Coolidge Scholars are awarded a full-ride presidential scholarship to any accredited college or university in the U.S. All finalists are flown in for an interview and weekend exploring Vermont. Finalists who are not named Coolidge Scholars are eligible to receive a one-time college scholarship, and one hundred of the top applicants are named Coolidge Senators and invited to an all-expenses paid summit in Washington D.C. If you are a student in the Class of 2024 who meets the criteria, please apply via active scholarships in Naviance or at

Attention Sophomores and Juniors:

Do you want to learn more about being a Wabash Man? Pathway to Your Future aims to ensure that all students, regardless of background, graduate with the necessary skills to lead thoughtful conversations and to help build more inclusive communities. Pathway to Your Future is provided specifically for underrepresented minority students to learn about the numerous benefits that come with being a Wabash Man, and to build a connection with guys they will see again when they come to Wabash. If you are an underrepresented minority student, eligible for a federal Pell Grant, and/or first-generation college student, please apply now for this week-long residential program taking place at Wabash College this summer from June 24-June 29, 2023. Travel expenses are covered and the event is free. During the program, students will:

  • have the potential to receive an annual scholarship up to $25,000 upon completion of this program in addition to merit scholarships;
  • engage superior faculty and staff in student-centered, hands-on learning experiences;
  • enjoy first-class athletics and recreational facilities;
  • learn from civic and business leaders to develop transferable skills; and
  • build life-long connections with high school students from around the country.
Pathway to Your Future applications can be found at and are due February 15, 2023. See Mrs. Decker in the Counseling office for more information.

HS Class of 2023:

Apply now to be one of 50 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholars to earn a $55,000 per year college scholarship. High school seniors with a minimum of a 3.5 GPA and demonstrated financial need are eligible. Supporting materials include teacher and counselor recommendation letters, a transcript, and copy of the school report. Apply online using this link. In addition to receiving college scholarships, Jack Kent Cooke Scholars receive multifaceted advising about making the transition into college and maximizing their undergraduate experience. Applications are due November 17, 2022.

Teacher/Staff Member of the Month

Each month, we will be accepting nominations from students, parents, community members, and staff for the teacher/staff member of the month. Any certified staff member is eligible for nomination. Please use this form to help honor those that you feel are worthy of this celebration!

After School Tutoring

SHS will be offering after school tutoring on Wednesdays and Thursdays. After School tutoring will begin on Wednesday, September 7th in the Media Center. Sign up sheets will be readily available in students' homerooms or by downloading the pdf below. Transportation will be provided if students return the sign in sheet by Tuesday, September 6th or 24 hours before attending tutoring sessions.

Where: Media Center

When: Wednesdays from 3:05 to 4:05

Thursdays from 3:35 to 4:35

Location: SHS media Center


Basketball (Girls JV/V) @ Southwestern

Friday, Nov. 18th, 7:30pm

3430 West 600 South

Shelbyville, IN

Wrestling (Boys V) @ Cloverdale

Saturday, Nov. 19th, 8am

205 Market Street

Cloverdale, IN

Basketball (Girls V) vs Franklin County

Saturday, Nov. 19th, 7:30pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Bowling (Co-Ed V/JV) @ Hi-Way Lanes

Monday, Nov. 21st, 4:30pm

400 North Morton Street

Franklin, IN

Swimming & Diving (Co-Ed V) vs Whiteland

Tuesday, Nov. 22nd, 6pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN

Basketball (Boys JV/V) @ Rushville

Wednesday, Nov. 23rd, 6pm

1201 Lions Path

Rushville, IN

Basketball (Girls V) @ Pendleton Heights

Saturday, Nov. 26th, 1:30pm

1 Arabian Drive

Pendleton, IN

Basketball (Boys JV/V) vs Triton

Saturday, Nov. 26th, 6pm

2003 South Miller Street

Shelbyville, IN


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2022-2023 Lunch Fees

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Application for Free/Reduced Lunches and Fees

Over the past two years, lunches were free; however, this school year families will be

expected to pay for student lunches once again. Student lunch prices are outlined below. Breakfast will continue to be free for all students. We encourage all parents and guardians to fill out the free and reduced lunch form to ensure that if you qualify, you will receive lunch and/or textbook/school fee assistance.


We hope you consider becoming a partner with Shelbyville Central Education Foundation by funding some unique programs for our students’ school. All donations are tax-deductible and will provide our students with the resources to be successful now and in the future. Please visit and look for the foundation page, there you will find the Golden Opportunities page. On this page you can browse all the projects that are in need of funding. Here is a direct link to that page.

Thank you for your continued support.


Daily Schedule

Elementary: 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Secondary (SMS and SHS): 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday Early Release Day:

Elementary: 2:00 p.m.

Secondary (SMS and SHS): 3:00 p.m.