February 19, 2015 | TFA Communications |
Please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss:
•Feb 24: SGA applications due
•Feb 26: Spirit Day
•Feb 28: Sweetheart Dance
NEW THIS WEEK
IMPORTANT – Please Read!
If you want over-the-counter medication kept in the TCS office for your student, you must complete the appropriate form in the TCS office and supply any of the over-the-counter or prescription medications in their original container. Otherwise, we will not dispense any medication. Students may not carry on them any over-the-counter or prescription medications.
State Law allows students to carry their own medications for 3 reasons only:
•Blood Glucose monitoring and Insulin for diabetic students.
•EpiPens for allergic students.
•Metered Dose Inhalers for asthmatic students.
These emergency medications may be stored in the office for emergency use. The office closes at 3:30 pm, please plan accordingly for any extra-curricular activities.
•Diabetes Action Plan, Severe Allergy Action Plan, or Asthma Action Plan
If the student will self-carry the medication, a physician will need to sign the form stating that the student is knowledgeable and capable of self-administering the medication.
Calling all Rising 8th Grade Families (current 7th)!
Come and hear exciting information about next year’s Patriotism and American Leadership (PAL) trip to Washington DC! We are already planning a wonderful and transformative experience for your student. Important information about registering for the trip will be distributed. We will meet in the TFA Black Box on Wednesday March 11th from 3-3:30pm.
We are excited to announce the addition of a TCS Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2015-2016 school year. SGA will be comprised of a President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, and a Chaplain. Any student currently in 9th – 11th grades are eligible to run for an office as long as they meet all the qualifications.
The application and campaign packets will be available from Mrs. Fiscus. All applications must be completed and returned to Mrs. Fiscus by Tuesday, Feb. 24.
Candidates will give a brief speech during chapel on March 12.
Change in Sadie Hawkins:
Instead of a picnic during school this year, Sadie Hawkins will held on Saturday, Feb. 28 and all TCS High School students are encouraged to participate in the fun! (Dates are not required!)
Tickets are $10 per person and $5 of each ticket will be donated to Love Unveiled.
To learn more about Love Unveiled go to : http://loveunveiled.org
To purchase tickets to the Sweetheart Dance go to : https://thefirstacademy.org/academics/upper/student-life/dances/
Bring in your Box Tops!!
First Hope is collecting Box Tops to purchase a touch screen computer and sensory equipment.
The Goal is $2000.00 = 20,000 Box Tops
HIGH SCHOOL REMINDERS
Sophomores and Juniors
If you have not yet taken either the ACT or SAT, please sign up to take one or both of these tests.
Mar. 14: SAT only; Feb. 13 (3/3 with late fee)
Apr. 18: ACT; Mar. 13 (3/27 with late fee)
May 2: SAT & SAT Subject; Apr. 6 (4/21 with late fee)
Spring Sports Participants
JV Baseball: Jordan Powell and Nick Mackedon
Middle School Tennis: Coby Morgan and Daniel Michaelis
Come out and support our TCS Athletes
Thurs. Feb 19
JV Baseball vs. University HS 04:00 PM-06:00 PM
@University High School, 2450 Cougar Way, Orlando, FL
(Jordan Powell, Nick Mackedon)
Fri. Feb 20
Varsity Baseball vs Bishop Moore HS 07:00 PM-09:00 PM
@The First Academy
Sat. Feb 21
Varsity Baseball vs University Christian 01:00 PM-03:00 PM
@University Christian School, 5520 University Boulevard West, Jacksonville, FL 32216