Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Pledge of Allegiance
HOMECOMING - September 26th - 30th:
Dress up results from Tacky Tuesday are as follows:
4th place = FR with 50% Participation, 3rd place = SO 60%, 2nd = JR 65%, 1st = SR 72%?
Participation results from last night's girls varsity volleyball game are as follows:
4th place goes to the Freshmen with 31% participating, 3rd Sophomores with 41%, 2nd Juniors with 42%, 1st Seniors with 45% Participating in the festivities!
Most importantly, we had 40% of our total high school population turn out to support their classmates! Hatchet Pride!!!
Two days under our belts and the overall results are as follows:
In 4th place with a total of 450 points are the Freshmen
In 3rd place with 900 points are the Sophomores
2nd place is currently being held by the Juniors with 950 points
and the Seniors are in 1st place with a two day total of 1,000 points.
Please remember that tonight we will have float decorating down at Sara Park from 4 - 6 and then the Boys Volleyball Tournament @ the Field house starting at 6:30. ALL are welcome! Have a GREAT Homecoming Day 3 here at Hatchet High!
Following are the 2016 Homecoming Royalty:
Freshmen - Sierra Swenson and Luke Knight
Sophomores - Viana Johnson and Raleigh Jahn
Juniors - Dakota Cole and Zach Lerma
Seniors - Jackie Elliott and Andrew Cook
Voting for King and Queen will begin immediately and will run through the end of the day tomorrow.
To vote: Go to the Tomahawk High School Webpage. You will find a link to the voting in the center column at the top.
Float decorating will also start tonight at 4:00-7:00 PM down at Sara Park.
Juniors, please start bringing in nonperishable food items as soon as possible. You can drop them off with any of your advisors.
NHS members- please pick up you smarties for the homecoming parade from Mrs. Johnson. Also- reminder to all NHS members that high way clean up will be This Sunday, October 2nd from 1-3. We will meet at Cerny’s.
FBLA members, if you are interested in walking in the parade on Friday, please email Dakota Cole at the myhatchets email by Thursday.
ALL FBLA members, please check your emails daily.
Seniors, by Friday, Sep. 30th the Most Likelies Survey, another survey and your senior/baby pictures are due!! Go to your Haiku page under Extras, Class of 2017 and then the Yearbook tab. This year we will not be accepting photos directly from photographers. Please have your photos submitted and surveys completed by FRIDAY, SEPT. 30th for the yearbook.
Senior's school spirit picture will be taken Fri, Sept. 30.
Homecoming reading challenge! As September is the start of school and our hatchet students are great readers – here is a challenge to you! The class with the most pictures of students reading books from now until 3:35 Wednesday during homecoming week gets the Homecoming points for the day!
• The students can take selfies or group shots – picture must be clear (students identifiable and book cover showing and appropriate for school)
• Pictures cannot be taken during class time or Resource Hour*
o *Except with pre-approval from instructor
• Pictures must be shared by 3:35 on Wednesday to qualify
• Pictures are to be shared with Mrs. Billing on Google Drive (firstname.lastname@example.org)
• Students MUST include names of students in picture and grade to qualify!
• Pictures submitted with in appropriate content will be subject to disciplinary actions.
*All pictures submitted will be posted on the Library Facebook page
Homecoming Dance is Friday, 9/30 from 8:30 - 11:30 PM in the HS Gym.
Theme: Music Genres
Freshmen - Polka
Sophomores - Country
Juniors - Hip Hop
Seniors - Rock & Roll
Dress Up Days:
9/26 Monday - Geek or Chic
9/27 Tuesday - Tacky Tuesday
9/28 Wednesday - Camo Day
9/29 Thursday - Dress your music genre
9/30 Friday - School Spirit Day
Tomahawk Cross-Country JV Co-Eds competed at the 11-team Edgar Invitational last night in their annual event. Both squads were victorious in their races. The lone medalist for the Hatchets was Lucas Tjugum as he placed 16th in a seasonal best effort of 18:40.
Top JV finishers were: Keaton Jed (4th), Anthony Ierulli (5th), and Sam VonSchrader (6th)
Top JV girls were: Kate Krueger (2nd), Natalia Robinson (5th), Jackie Wick (7th), and Tehya Street (8th)
On Saturday the varsity teams traveled to Oshkosh for the Lourdes Invite. The boys placed 7th in the small schools race while the girls placed 12th. Top finishers were Mason Webster (84th) and Haley Voermans-Dean (72nd). Next race is tomorrow at Waupaca.
An Army Recruiter will be here Thursday, 9/29 and Wednesday, 10/5 during the lunch periods.
Good morning Hatchets! It is time to announce the Superfan of the week. This week's winner was the most outstanding fan at last week's volleyball game vs. Medford. Congratulations to Freddy Koth. Please come to the office to collect your prize! Keep up the great school spirit during Homecoming week and you could be the next THS Superfan!
Students, please stop by your class advisors room during passing to get your pictures.
Study Buddies is from 3:45-5:00 Monday thru Thursday in the multi media lab Rm 235. Students do not need to sign up ahead of time to attend.
Students, remember to purchase a parking permit for your vehicle if you are parking at school.
If anyone is interested in joining the Friends Program this year, please stop in the HS office to pick up a form.
Morning lifting is at 6:15 sharp for anyone interested in working out in the mornings.
There is a sign up for this year’s contender program posted on the board. Please sign up by Friday September 9th.
“Hey Hatchets, have you seen the HATCHET PRIDE PUMP!? The Hatchet Booster Club and Tomahawk BP are teaming up. The Tomahawk BP will donate $.02 per gallon of all gas sold at PUMP 8 to the Hatchet Booster Club. Help support THS athletics by using PUMP 8 at Tomahawk BP to fill up today at the HATCHET PRIDE PUMP. “
HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE NEWS
Link to: 2015 / 2016 High School Course Offerings Book. See School Counseling webpage under Resources.
Link to: Post Secondary Planning Guide 2014 / 2015 See School Counseling webpage under Resources.
Students can go to: http://www.tomahawk.k12.wi.us/schools/high/thsschoolcounseling.cfm
Seniors wanting information on College Goal Wisconsin, 2016, Please stop into guidance. Useful information on scholarships and FASA.
Attention Juniors: The PSAT/NMSQT exam will be offered here on Oct. 19th in the library.
Accuplacer Prep Test: November 1st
Accuplacer Test: November 8th
ASVAB Test: October 26th
ACT Exam: February 28th
Work Keys: March 1st
Scholarships for Seniors
Go to: Tomahawk High School Web Site http://www.tomahawk.k12.wi.us/
Go to: THS “School Counseling tab” and then “Scholarships” tab.
Out of District Scholarships, go to Tomahawk High School tab, then select THS School Counseling.
Scholarships: Stop in to Guidance for more information
Coca-Cola. Deadline: Oct. 31, 2016. http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants
Jack Kent Cooke. Opening soon, deadline typically early November. http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship
Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship. Deadline: Nov. 4, 2016. http://www.kohleducation.org/students
Manito Art Scholarship. Deadline: May 15, 2017. http://www.animationcareerreview.com/
Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship. Deadline Jan. 27, 2017. http://www.hbolawfirm.com/law-justice-scholarship/
College Rep. Visits: Juniors/Seniors to sign up in Guidance
Nicolet College: Tuesday, Oct. 11th at 10:00 AM
Wednesdays, Nov. 16th, Dec. 14th, Jan. 18th, Feb. 15th, March 15th, April 12th and May 17th
St. Norbert College: Wednesday, Sept. 28th at 9:15 AM
Northern Michigan: Tuesday, Oct. 18th at 10:00 AM
Ripon College: Monday, Oct. 24th at 1:00 PM
UW Superior: Tuesday, Oct. 25th at 2:00
UW Eau Claire: Thursday, Nov. 10 at 2:00 PM