School Days Extended Due to Weather

Posted on Wednesday, 19 April 2014

Because of weather closings earlier in the semester, students will remain at school until 3:00 on the following days: March 31 to April 4, April 14 to April 18, and April 21 to April 23.

 

Special Olympics

Posted on Thursday, 6 March 2014

Special Olympics will be held at the GCHS campus on Friday, April 4th.

 

Calendar Updates

Posted on Thursday, 6 March 2014

March 10th and April 18th are now regular school days due to weather-related school closings.

 

ACT Tutoring

Posted on Wednesday, 5 February 2014

During the month of February, ACT tutoring is being offered after school from 2:35 to 3:30 in Mrs. Harwell’s room on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

Spaghetti Supper to Benefit Boy’s Soccer

Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014

The GCHS Boy’s Soccer team is selling tickets for their spaghetti supper on 6 February 2014, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm at First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $10.00 and the meal includes spaghetti, meat sauce, salad, roll and desert. For more information, contact Tracy Wallace at (931) 309-6820.

 

Bookstore in Works

Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014

GCHS is currently setting up a bookstore, and we’re holding a competition to name it. Contact Mrs. Harwell if you have ideas for a name, slogan and logo.

 

FBLA Selling Roasts

Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014

FBLA is selling Boston Butt roasts until January 25. The cost is $30 each.

 

School in Session March 7

Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014

March 7, which was originally a built-in weather day, will now be a regular school day because of the school closing at the start of the semester.

 

Christmas Dance Tickets on Sale

Posted on Monday, 1 December 2013

The Student Council will host a Christmas Dance at the Elks Lodge of Pulaski on 21 December. Tickets are $10 per person and will go on sale Wednesday, 4 December.

 

A Charitable Fall Semester for LEO Club

Posted on Monday, 25 November 2013

The Leo Club has been busy this fall! Thanks to the amazing capabilities of this year’s co-presidents, Amanda Groover and Mary Ruth Wossum-Fisher, co-vice presidents, Chazz Brown and Bria Gant, as well as the dedication of the other officers and members, the Leo Club has had a successful year so far. Affiliated with the Pulaski Lion’s Club, the Leo Club shares the same goals and philanthropy as that organization. The Lion’s Club does charity work for those individuals who cannot afford eye exams or eyeglasses. The Leos have successfully raised enough money to fund a trip to the Tennessee School for the Blind in order to attend the Christmas program at that school.  The trip is planned for December 13, and is currently being organized.  The Leo Club will also present a donation to the School for the Blind.  With the holidays approaching, the Leo Club will be visible throughout the community, playing Santa for a Senior Citizen and participating in the Christmas parade. Service is the main goal of the Leo Club, which stands for Leadership, Experience, and Opportunity.    

 

Winter Clothing Drives

Posted on Thursday, 22 November 2013

Several school and community organizations are collecting winter clothing for those in need. The GCHS Future Business Leaders of America organization and Mrs. Harwell’s first period class are holding a coat drive through 22 December. Coats can be donated at the drop-off box at the main entrance. The Second Street Church of Christ’s tenth annual winter clothing giveaway will be held on Saturday, 7 December from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Family Life Center.  Parking will be available in the north parking lot. Skills USA and Cosmetology are collecting new and gently used women and childrens clothing items for the Safe Haven Shelter, which is a shelter for battered women.  There is a drop off located in the vocational building and in the main building in the lobby.  They will collect items until the first of the year.

 

Benefit for Billy Jones

Posted on Wednesday, 21 November 2013

A benefit dinner will be held for GCHS student Billy Jones on Thursday, 21 November, from 3:30 to 7:30 at the Pulaski recreation center. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through Ms. Eubank, Ms. Sanders and FTA. Mrs. Harwell’ business economics class is also selling wrist bands for $3. Students are encouraged to wear purple on Thursday to show their support!

 

Drama Club to Present “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Posted on Tuesday, 19 November 2013

The Drama Club will present “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on 12 December to the faculty and student body of GCHS.  An evening show will be performed Friday, 13 December, at 7:00 p.m. Admission for both shows will be $3. All proceeds will go into the fund for purchasing new curtains for the auditorium.

 

Bobcats Move Forward in Playoffs

Posted on Friday, 15 November 2013

The GCHS football team moves ahead in playoffs after defeating Pearl-Cohn 23–7. The Bobcats will take on White House in their next playoff game on November 22.

 

Students Attend International Festival

Posted on Friday, 15 November 2013

Twenty-six students from the GCHS foreign language and performing arts programs attended the 2013 International Festival at Columbia State Community College on 15 December. The festival included performances by the West African Nyama Drum Ensemble, the Hispanic Dance Theatre (salsa, flamenco and Cuban music) and Indian classical dance based on sacred Hindu musical theatre styles. The annual International Festival is produced by the International Education Committee at Columbia State and the Global Education Center of Nashville.

 

$1,000 Raised for Ronald McDonald House

Posted on Thursday, 14 November 2013

GCHS recently raised $1,000 for Ronald McDonald House, enough for a two-month sponsorship! Visit the Ronald McDonald House website to learn more about this charitable organization that helps ease the financial burden of families of children with medical needs.

 

FFA Fruit Sale

Posted on Monday, 11 November 2013

The Giles County High School FFA is now taking orders for its annual fruit sale. The money raised goes to help fund the Ag Department and FFA contests and trips. The group is selling navel oranges, tangelos, red grapefruit, juice oranges, sunburst tangerines, red delicious apples, golden delicious apples, a trio gift box featuring navel oranges, red grapefruit, and red delicious apples, and a citrus trio box featuring navel oranges, red grapefruit, and tangelos. Orders will be taken through November 22nd and will be delivered the week of December 16th. For more information or to place an order call (931) 363-8154 or email ngilland@giles.k12.tn.us.

 

Second Six Weeks Honor Roll

Posted on Friday, 8 November 2013 • Updated on Tuesday, 2 December 2013

Congratulations to all the students who made the honor roll for the second six weeks! We appreciate your hard work and positive contributions to our school. A full list of honor roll recipients has been published in the December 1st edition of the GCHS newsletter.

 

Governor’s Schools Applications Open through December 7

Posted on Wednesday, 6 November 2013

The Tennessee Governor’s School programs provide challenging and intensive learning experiences in Arts, Humanities, International Studies, Engineering, Science, Prospective Teachers, Scientific Exploration of Tennessee Heritage, Business and IT Technology Leadership, Agricultural Science, Computational Physics, and Scientific Models & Data Analysis. Visit the Governor’s School website to apply.

 

Lady Bobcats Progress to District Semi-Finals

Posted on Tuesday, 1 October 2013

The Lady Bobcats will continue to the girl’s soccer district semi-finals after defeating Cascade 5–0. Goals were scored by Kate McComiskey, Kate Wallace and Bailey Sumners. The Lady Bobcats will play against Page (away) in the semi-finals of the district tournament.

 

Help the Ag Department with a Like

Posted on Thursday, 17 September 2013

The GCHS Ag Department is competing to win a free equine skeleton for the classroom. The skeleton is being given away through a Facebook contest, and the page with the most “Likes” will win. You can help by liking the GCHS Ag Department contest page – outside of school of course!

 

Back-to-back Victories for Lady Bobcats

Posted on Tuesday, 17 September 2013

The GCHS girls’ soccer team defeated Lawrence County 7–1 on Monday, September 16. The Lady Bobcats also defeated Zion Academy 5–0 on Tuesday, September 17.

 

FCA Officers Attend Leadership Training

Posted on Thursday, 12 September 2013

Eight officers from the GCHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes participated in leadership training at Destiny Church, Columbia, on September 12, 2013. In attendance were Amber Vieregge, Kimberly Anderson, Tyler Stevens, Austin Marsh, Kiki Cross, Kaneisha Love, Brian Dodge and Kayleigh Rogers.

 

FFA Competes at Tennessee Tech

Posted on Friday, 30 August 2013

Two teams from the GCHS FFA program attended a horse judging clinic and competition at Tennessee Tech on Friday, August 30. Out of over thirty groups participating in the competition, Team A (Kyle Richardson, Sage Watson, Kelly Vieregge and Cameron Hernandez) took first place, while Team B (Colby Daugherty, Karrie Watson and Hunter Word) took fourth.

 

Bobcats Defend Cowbell

Posted on Friday, 30 August 2013

The Cowbell will remain in Giles County after the Bobcats’ 30–10 victory over Lawrence County on Friday, August 30.