Student Holiday on Nov. 9
Monday, Nov. 9 is a student holiday for Keller ISD. Teachers and administrators will be conducting professional development activities on that date.
The Timber Creek community is rallying support around an injured senior baseball player. Read More.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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:
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:
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
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