Timber Creek Newsletter – Week of Oct. 26

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TCHS Honors Seniors at Pep Rally, Football Game

Photos from Oct. 29, 2015 Senior Pep Rally. (Photos by The Creek Yearbook photographer Phil Oliveira.)
Photos from Oct. 29, 2015 Senior Pep Rally. (Photos by The Creek Yearbook photographer Phil Oliveira.)

The final pep rally of the 2015 Timber Creek football season was held Oct. 29, 2015 before the Senior Recognition Night game at KISD Stadium.

See photos from the Pep Rally taken by The Creek Yearbook photographers at the following link: Timber Creek Honors Seniors at Pep Rally

College Visits and Scholarships

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KISD will host a college fair from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Timber Creek High School. Dozens of schools plan to send representatives to the fair.

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

  • 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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Freshman Basketball Tryouts

The Timber Creek basketball team will be hosting freshman tryouts on Nov 5 – 7, 2015.

On Thursday, Nov. 5 and Friday, Nov. 6, the tryouts will be from 4-6 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 7, tryouts will be from 9-11 a.m.

All players wanting to tryout must have a physical or they will not be able to tryout. All players must also be wearing basketball shoes, shorts, and a t-shirt.

Upcoming Events

The Keller ISD fall semester finals schedule has been released. Finals will be run Jan. 13-15, 2016.

The first day of finals, Jan. 13, is a full day of school. On Jan. 14 and 15, high school students have early release at 12:30 p.m.

Finals will be taken in an hour and fifteen minute class periods. The finals for first and fifth period will be taken on Jan. 13.

Finals for 2A, 3A, and 4A will be taken on Jan. 14. Finals for 2B, 3B, 4B will be taken on Jan. 15.

A copy of the schedule is below:

keller isd final jan 2016 exam schedule

NOVEMBER 2015:
(Click on hyperlinked events for more information)
11/2:    KISD College Fair – 6:00-8:00 pm – Cafe & FAC
11/3:    Cheer Booster Meeting – 6:30 pm – LH
11/4:    NHS Meeting – 4:00 pm – LH
11/5:    NHS Meeting – 8:00 am – LH
11/10:    Sky Dancer Booster Meeting – 7:00 pm – LH
11/10:    Choir Cluster Concert – 7:00 pm – FAC
11/10:    Theater Booster Meeting – 6:30 pm – FA118
11/14:    Show Choir Rehearsal – 8:00 am – FA114
11/14:    Mock SAT – 8:00 am – 2:00 pm – LH
11/17:    Balfour on campus collecting orders – Lunches
11/17:    Choir Booster Meeting – 6:30 pm – FA114
11/23 through 11/27 – THANKSGIVING BREAK

Clubs and Organizations

Speech and Debate
Timber Creek had several kids place at the Texas Forensics Association meet at Naaman Forest HS in Garland this past weekend.

Bo Hiett and Addison Davis won 1st place in Novice CX Debate and earned top speaker awards.
Emily McIntosh-2nd in Poetry
Emily Gogle 3rd in Impromptu Speaking
Austin Leath 6th Impromptu Speaking
Roha Kahn 3rd in Novice Extemporaneous Speaking
Trevor Laher and Enrique Ruiz Quarter Finalist in Varsity Public Forum Debate
Aisha Manjai Quarter finalist in Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate
Azslynn Muller Quarter finalist in Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate

Falcon Friends
The next Falcon Friends meeting will be Tuesday November 3rd at 8:00 in room M109.  If you are interested in becoming an officer please pick up an officer application & complete it prior to the meeting!

Sophomore Class Fundraiser
Sophomore class is having a spirit night on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 at Chili’s in Alliance. Please be sure to mention you’re with Timber Creek to get funds donated to the class.

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.