Titan E-News

Collins High School

April 29, 2016

Area Technology Center News:

Please click on this link to view the news from the Area Technology Center.


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:

Friday April 29th


Baseball away LIT @ Eastern

Softball Lady Titan Freshman Tournament

Baseball freshman at home vs. Spencer Co, 5:30pm DH

Football Jog-A-Thon Day

Football Team Workout 4-6pm

Lacrosse girls away vs. S. Oldham, Varsity 6pm, JV 7:30pm

Art Show all day 8:30-3:20library plus reception 5:30-7:30pm

JROTC service project at Southside

AP Bio study session 3:30-4.30

Title IX meeting 12-1:30pm

Saturday April 30th

Military Ball at Claudia Sanders

Elementary Honors Choir Event, 5pm at MLCHS PAC

Baseball away LIT @ Eastern

Lacrosse boys – District/State (TBD)

Lacrosse girls Titan Challenge 8am-5pm

Band to Kings Island

Spring Girls Open Golf:

There will be Spring Open Golf for Girls on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Tuesday/Thursday's (April/May) @ 6:30pm Clear Creek Gold Course cost $5.00 per player

Wednesday's ( April/May) @ 6:30pm Shelbyville Country Club cost $10.00 per player

For more information on expectations, golf rules and format, please email Mr. Cockrell at Matt.Cockrell@Shelby.kyschools.us

Little Caesar's Pizza:

Little Caesar Pizza is now hiring. Please stop by the Youth Services Center and grab an application!

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.

Kentuckiana Deli Provisions INC. Now Hiring:

Kentuckiana Deli Provisions Inc. An authorized Distributor of Boar's Head Brand Products is now hiring for entry level positions. Full Time/Part time available, off on weekends, first shift only, Benefits available to qualified full time employees, starts at $12.50 an hour

Please fax your resume to 502-722-2309 or call Chris at 502-722-2306.

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

Now Hiring:

Part Time Associates


Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

Please call for more details:


Application Link: http://carrers.peopleclick.com/carrerscp/client_ninewest/external/search.do

*Minimum age 16

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.

The Eleanor Busey and Susan Fields Scholarships:

The Eleanor Busey and Susan Fields Scholarships, sponsored by the Shelby County ADK Chapter, are now available. Anyone interested in pursuing a degree in education can pick up a scholarship application from Mrs. Rannells in the guidance office. Applications must be returned to the guidance office no later than 12:00 pm on May 2, 2016.

Cole Hann Now Hiring:

Cole Hann at the Outlets of the Bluegrass are now hiring for part-time jobs. Up to 20 hours a week. Please stop by the store and fill out an application.

Sullivan University will be hosting five summer camp opportunities:

Culinary and Baking and Pastry Arts Camp will be June 12-17, 2016 for high school juniors and seniors interested in cooking and baking. Click on the following link for more details. http://pages.sullivan.edu/camp/

Pharmacy Camp will be held July 31-August 5, 2016. High school students graduating in 2016, 2017 and 2018 can explore the world of pharmacy as a potential career path at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy's first-ever Pharmacy Camp. Find out what pharmacy school is really like by attending classes and labs led by our nationally recognized faculty. You will discuss current issues in the field of pharmacy, study treatments for common health problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes, and even perform hands-on activities in our compounding lab. Tour the cutting-edge facilities at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, which includes two mock pharmacies, fully equipped compounding and research labs, and the only academic drug information center in the state. You will also take field trips to well-known community and institutional pharmacies where many of our students complete pharmacy practice experience rotations and post-graduate residencies. Think filling prescriptions at a local pharmacy is the only job opportunity for pharmacists? Think again. There are 28 different career paths you can take with a Pharm.D. degree and Pharmacy Camp is your chance to figure out which one that is right for you. Applying to pharmacy school can be stressful, especially when you don't know what to expect. Our team of faculty, staff and current students will demystify the application and interview process, while also answering any questions you may have. Your transformative week at Pharmacy Camp will culminate in a special Recognition Ceremony on the final day of camp! Click on the following link for more information. http://pages.sullivan.edu/pharmcamp/

Med Camp will be held June 12-17, 2016. From scrubbing in on mock surgeries and practicing first aid to running lab samples and reading x-rays, you’ll experience today’s most in-demand health professions firsthand under the guidance of Spencerian College's caring, qualified instructors in our industry-standard medical labs. By trying out different paths at Med Camp such as nursing, respiratory therapy, surgical technology and wellness programs, among others, you can begin pursuing the medical career that inspires you most. Click on the following link for more information. http://spencerian.edu/medcamp/

The STUDIO Camp will be held June 12-17, 2016. This is camp like you've never experienced before. This is the Studio.
Drone missions, robot repairs, web coding, ad campaign launches and trash-to-treasure design contests are all in a day's work at the Studio, where techies and creatives come together to push the boundaries of innovation and bring ideas to life using the latest technology. Choose the track that interests you most and prepare for a weeklong whirlwind of creating, collaborating, coding, drafting, automating, inventing, branding, droning and much more. Field trips will offer you a rare, behind-the-scenes look into the area’s most successful tech and design businesses, while team projects will challenge you to work with others to turn a vision into a reality. Click on the following link for more information. http://pages.sctd.edu/studio/

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!

Titans 2016 Art Show:

Titans 2016 Art Show will be held on Thursday, April 28th & Friday, April 29th during the school days. The Reception will take place Friday, April 29th from 5:30 -7:30 in the Collins Library.

If you are not taking any art courses this year, you can still have art in the Art Show. Just come by Mr.B's or Mr. C's room #131 or #129 and drop off what you have. We need art work dropped off by Wednesday, April 27th."


Seniors: There are multiple scholarship applications available in the guidance office. Be sure to check your emails from Ms. Gorman and the counselors, and stop by the guidance office to pick up applications.

Also, anyone interested in the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Summer Teen Volunteer program should see Mrs. Rannells in the guidance office.

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.

Kentucky RX Card:

Free statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP).

Kentucky RX Card is a FREE statewide prescription discount drug card that offers savings as high as 75% on both generic and brand medications. Anyone living in or visiting Kentucky can use the discount card; regardless of age, income, heath conditions or residential status.

Program Highlights Include:

FREE card for everyone

No Restrictions on eligibility

No applications

No personal information required to obtain a card

Discounts on brand and generic medications

Accepted at over 68,000 pharmacies worldwide

For more information or for hard cards contact: Milton Perkins, Program Development Director at 502-822-0145 or email mperkins@Kentuckyrxcard.com or visit www.kentuckyrxcard.com

The Annual Health and Fitness Day:

This Saturday will be the annual Health and Fitness Fun Day out at Clear Creek Park Family Activity Center. There will be community booths, games for kids and door prizes. Please plan on stopping by from 9:00 am - noon.

Shelby County Education Association Scholarship:

The Shelby County Education Association sponsors a scholarship each year for a graduating senior student who wishes to enter the field of education. A $1000.00 scholarship will be awarded from each high school, Shelby County and Martha Layne Collins. Any student going into the field of education can apply for the $1000 scholarship. Applications can be picked up from the guidance counselor at each high school. The application MUST BE turned in to each guidance office by MONDAY MAY 2, 2016.

Delta Waterfowl Scholarship Application 2016

The Shelby County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl is proud to offer a scholarship opportunity for one graduating senior from both Shelby County and Collins High Schools. Delta Waterfowl is an organization that looks to increase the duck population through various means including promoting breeding grounds and managing predators. The recipient of this scholarship will be the person(s) that exhibits the strongest responses to the essay topics provided. Those who apply need to be strongly involved/interested in the areas of conservation, wildlife management or waterfowl hunting.

To learn more about Delta Waterfowl please visit, http://www.deltawaterfowl.org/.

Due: May 16, 2016

Return this packet to your Guidance Counselor by the date above to be considered for the scholarship. Responses may be handwritten or typed and attached to this form. Thank you for your interest in this opportunity and good luck in your future endeavors!


Auditions for Shelby County Community Theatre's Upstairs at 801 production of Tales from Bloody Breathitt, by Jerry Deaton, are scheduled for April 25 and 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the theatre. Parts are available for actors of all ages. Those auditioning will be asked to do cold readings from the script. Performance dates are June 10-12 and 17-18. The play is directed by James Ray Morgan.

Shelby County Community Therate Production:

Tickets go on sale Friday for SCCT’s production Mama Won’t Fly, a comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. Performance dates are May 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30, and May 15 and 22 at 2:30. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (62 and up), and $10 for students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242. The play is directed by Chris Wise, and sponsored by Commonwealth Bank & Trust and Jewish Hospital Shelbyville. The theatre is located at 801 Main Street in Shelbyville.

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!

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.

Family Resource and Youth Services Center

Leesa Stivers, Coordinator

Kendra Hayes, Clerk