Timber Creek Newsletter – Week of Oct. 12

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TCHS Turns the Lights Out for Pep Rally

Photos from the Oct. 16, 2015 Lights Out pep rally from The Creek Yearbook photographer Sabrina Trejo.
Photos from the Oct. 16, 2015 Lights Out pep rally from The Creek Yearbook photographer Sabrina Trejo.

Timber Creek High School turned the lights out for the Oct. 16, 2015 pep rally ahead of a Friday night match up with Keller High School.

The rally included performances from cheerleaders, Sky Dancers, and the basketball team — all lit in blacklights.

See some selected images from the pep rally taken by The Creek Yearbook photographers by clicking here.

Deadlines Approaching for Senior Ads, Yearbook Discounts, Photos

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Make-up picture day is Oct. 22, 2015 for grades 9-11.

Students who were not at school for yearbook picture day should arrive go to M 106 before school or during lunch. If a picture was purchased and you are not happy with it, bring your complete picture package with you in order to receive a retake. Students will not receive a second student ID.

If you are a senior, have not had your senior yearbook picture taken and still want to be in the yearbook, Glamourcraft will be taking last minute yearbook photos in the M 106 studio for seniors on Oct. 22 from 1:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. They will have tux and drape only. There will be no additional backgrounds and there will be no gown and cap.

If any seniors want to take part in this, they must see Mrs. Beers in M106 to schedule an appointment time.

Yearbooks will be $65 until October 17 at www.yearbookforever.com. Beginning on October 18, the yearbook price will rise to $80.

Senior ads photos, text and payment are by by midnight on Oct. 17 at www.yearbookforever.com. All ads must be complete at the time of purchase. Prices increase by $40 for any ads purchased from Oct. 18 to Oct. 31.

Coach Golden Wins Cowboys Coach of the Week

Thanks to your votes, Timber Creek High School head football Coach Kevin Golden WON the Dallas Cowboys/Whataburger “Coach of the Week” award!

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Each week in high school football season, the Dallas Cowboys and Whataburger nominate two local HS football coaches based on their recent match ups. Then students, parents, and fans can vote on which one of the coaches should be awarded the “Coach of the Week” prizes.

As the “Coach of the Week” Golden’s Falcon Football will receive a $2,000 grant from the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation and Whataburger.

Additionally, those coaches selected will be recognized during an on-field ceremony at the Jan. 3, 2016 Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins game.

Sky Dancers Host Craft Show on Oct. 31

The Sky Dancers are hosting a craft show and silent auction at Timber Creek High School on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The fundraiser will help buy costumes for their dancing season. Attendees can find many things at this event such as home décor, food, jewelry, clothing, makeup, scrapbooking, and lots more. There will be events for the kids such as face painting and dance performances by the Sky Dancers. There will also be trick or treat events and door prizes.

Vendors are needed for the show as well. If you have items you want to display contact Tiffany Dykema at her email: tiffanydykema@yahoo.com. Make sure to come and enjoy the fun!

See the following flyer for more information:

Craft Show Flyer 2015

College Visits and Scholarships

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The following colleges will be visiting Timber Creek in the cafeteria during lunches:

  • October 26 – PACE University
  • October 28 – Iowa State University
  • December 1 – Texas A&M University
  • December 4 – Texas Tech University

The Timber Creek Counseling department posts regularly about scholarship information, college visits, and more content related to student success at the following link: http://campus.kellerisd.net/schools/tch-005/counselingstaff/Lists/Announcements/AllItems.aspx

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Do you need insights into your own aptitudes and career ideas? If so, the ASVAB may be a good opportunity for you.

TCHS will offer the ASVAB free of charge to 10th through 12th grade students who register in advance. The test will be given on Tuesday October 27, 2015 from 3:30-6:30 in the TCHS Lecture Hall.

Students may sign up by putting their name on the list in the Counseling Office. If preferred, students may sign up at the following link: https://docs.google.com/a/kellerisd.net/forms/d/16caaL4RVYVAiF-PSj11jwQl9gOdNLwN8Ml9rxBb45Sk/viewform?usp=send_form

For more information about the ASVAB, click this link: http://official-asvab.com/

Keller ISD College Fair
Monday, Nov.2, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Financial aid info sessions at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
In the cafeteria at Timber Creek

Clubs and Organizations

Junior Class Fundraiser
The Junior class is selling spirit wear (not just class of ’17 spirit wear) through Oct. 18. There are some awesome personalization options available.  You can pay online at this link (http://agreatideastore.3dcartstores.com/Junior-Class-Fundraiser_c_113.html)  See the options for spirit wear at this link: Junior Class Fundraiser Item Description

Law and Mock Trial Clubs
It’s not too late.  The Law/Mock Trial Club has started, and we still need a few more members to join.  If your like to argue or debate legal issues and have aspirations to be an attorney or Judge, you would be perfect for the team. OR if you like to run around with guns and handcuffs and are interested in being a cop, then come join the Law Enforcement Club.  We will be going to competitions to compete against other schools in the area.  At competitions there will be several police departments and colleges there for recruitment.  We meet on Monday afternoons from 3:45-5 p.m. in Room N204.  Please stop by and see Ms. Sterling to pick up a membership form and to ask any questions.

More Timber Creek News

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The Timber Creek Talon is the student news service for Timber Creek High School in Keller Independent School District.