Timber Creek Newsletter – Week of Nov. 2

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Student Holiday on Nov. 9

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Monday, Nov. 9 is a student holiday for Keller ISD. Teachers and administrators will be conducting professional development activities on that date.

Community Rallies to Support Baseball Player’s Recovery

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The Timber Creek community is rallying support around an injured senior baseball player. Read More.

Basketball Season Starts Monday, Nov. 9

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Basketball season starts Monday, Nov. 9 with a scrimmage against Argyle at TCHS.

The Varsity team starts at 5:30 p.m. Last year the team made the 6A state playoffs and lost first round to the eventual state champions Plano West.

Find the full schedule by clicking here.

Student Council to Host Veteran’s Day Breakfast

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Student council is honoring our service members by hosting a breakfast for them on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, 2015.

The event will start at 7 a.m. and conclude at 8:30 a.m. at the Timber Creek High School library.

Student Council sponsor Brian Day said over 100 student council members have already signed up to help, promising an incredible meal.

All active, former, or retired service members and veterans are encouraged to come and enjoy.

Marching Band Season Ends on a High Note

The 2015-16 Timber Creek Band performs "Who Has Seen the Wind?"

Instead of piling up candy during Halloween, the Timber Creek Marching Band went to compete in US Bands Midlothian last Saturday, ending their competition season by getting second place in finals and bagging the title of “Best in Percussion.” Read More.

PLTW Plans Nov. 11 Informational Presentation

Career and Technical Education (CTE) groups at Timber Creek are teaming up with local businesses to bring “real-world” career experiences to TCHS students. Find more information on their Nov. 11 presentation by clicking here.

Male Cheerleaders Flip Traditional Expectations

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

Many girls are often teased and told that cheerleading is “not a sport, just a hobby” and guys who cheer are often made fun of for joining a cheer team in the first place. However, in the last decade, cheerleading has seen a dramatic increase in the number of participants, especially males. This year, Timber Creek High School has three male cheerleaders on the Varsity team. Read More.

Bridges’ “Friday Night Lights” Dream Comes True

Timber Creek Football player Rachel Bridges in a promotional clip used during football games. (Still from TCTV)

Already a State champion wrestler, Rachel Bridges is now the first girl on the Timber Creek High School football team. Read More.

October 2015 in Photos

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.

The Creek Yearbook photographers, Talon reporters, and others that capture the sights of October 2015. Click here to see images.

College Visits and Scholarships

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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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:

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NOVEMBER 2015:
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

National Honor Society
Group Event opportunities for NHS members will be next week on the followings dates/times and locations:
Poster Painting
11/12/15 4 p.m. Room M219
11/13/15 7:45 a.m. Room C122
Hope for the Holidays fundraiser competition will begin Nov. 16 in your English classes.  Stay tuned for more details!

National Technical Honor Society
National Technical Honor Society will have a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 3:45 p.m. in room C217, Mr. Gonzalez’s room.

National Art Honor Society
Next NAHS Meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 12 after school at 4 p.m. in FA 109. The make up meeting is Friday, Nov. 13 before school 8 a.m. in FA 105.

More Timber Creek News

Find the latest information on Twitter via the official Timber Creek High School account (@TCHSTalon) and always online at www.TimberCreekTalon.com Our student reporters aim to have the latest updates and frequent features on the amazing students at Timber Creek.

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