FFA members interested in attending the Virginia FFA Convention need to meet at 7:45 tomorrow morning in the ag. department. We will be discussing the details. Also, a reminder to FFA officer candidates that interviews will be this afternoon. See an advisor if you have questions.
Congratulations to the following TA TSA members who were finalists in state competition this past weekend in Hampton:
The following students placed in the top three in Virginia:
Overall, Turner Ashby TSA placed 6th in Va TSA competition this year.
Nick Stockner received the VA TSA President’s Award for his work in the Valley Region this year. Nick is the first TA TSA member to receive this recognition.
Mr. Ridgeway was named the VA TSA High School Advisor of the Year. GREAT JOB TA TSA!
Are you a senior and a leader within the community and school? Do you want extra money for college? SCA is awarding two $500.00 scholarships for two seniors who demonstrate great leadership! Apply today at bit/ly/taleadershipscholarship. All applications are due by Monday, May 8th at 3:15 p.m. See Ms. Dulaney or Mr. Stevens with any questions.
Congratulations to the FCCLA members who competed April 7-9th in Virginia Beach. Noemi Sosa and Monserrat Sanchez competed in the Focus on Children event and won a gold medal. Jordan Bridges and Tori Moats competed in the Illustrated Talk category and also won a gold medal. Jordan and Tori were also ranked in 2nd place overall and therefore receives the invitation to compete at the national level in Nashville in July. TA FCCLA also received award ribbons for Families First, Career Connection, Financial Fitness, FACTS, Public Relations, Membership, and being a part of the FCCLA Foundation. Congrats to all our FCCLA members on their awards received.
Congratulations to Ms. Dulaney's 7th period class for winning the Soles for Souls in the Valley shoe drive! It was an incredibly close race and I cannot thank the TA faculty enough for the support you've shown for this project (and for the Angel Tree Project). As of now we have almost 800 pairs of shoes!
TA truly is a special place to be.
FCCLA club meeting is Wednesday during 1st period. We will be having a holiday breakfast and making ornaments. Be sure to attend! Also, if you have any interest in learning about FCCLA competitive events and state conference in Virginia Beach, attend the STAR Events meeting in room 129 during 6th period club on Thursday. You must sign up on the sheet outside of Mrs. Lam’s room to be able to attend.
SkillsUSA members please plan to meet with Erin Flynn of the DNR on Monday at 8:30 in the small commons. All members remember to wear your green SkillsUSA shirts to school on Tuesday, December 6th. Congratulations to Kayle Arey for being selected yesterday as a District 6 SkillsUSA Officer. She was one of over 1000 possible candidates to have been chosen. This is an outstanding accomplishment! Way to go Kayle!
Now that winter is upon us, many people in our community (particularly the homeless) are in need of warmth and kindness. The PBIS team is sponsoring a Socks and Coats Drive to support Our Community Place. We will be collecting socks and coats from now until Christmas break. Let’s show how much we care here at TA. Donations can be brought to Mr. Atwood’s class any time before or after school from now until December 20th.
TA DECA wants to thank you for your help in finding sponsors for all 225 children in this year’s Angel Tree Project! Please bring the gifts for your children in along with their green wish lists by December 5th. Donations for the elderly are also due at this time. Lists with the community service hour equivalent for each can be found in the large commons or in Mrs. Talley’s room (104). Looking for other ways to get involved? Donations of Christmas wrapping paper by next Wednesday, December 7th would be greatly appreciated!
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