2/8/23

Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC) will meet Friday, February 10th in the Cafeteria during Focus. We will discuss upcoming activities.

Happy FBLA Week! FBLA would like to help our community by collecting items for RIFA backpacks--these are put together for children to provide food for those less fortunate. If you would like to donate, bring non-perishable items such as pop-tarts, macaroni and cheese bowls, or other foods that would be easy to prepare. You may drop these off in Mrs. Cathey's room.

2/7/23

The $85 deposit for HOSA state leadership conference is due by Friday, February 10.

Any student interested in taking Journalism (Yearbook) for the 2023-24 school year should come by Mrs. Matamoros' classroom to pick up an application. All applications will be due Friday, February 17th.

2/6/23

Roses are red and violets are blue - it's time to tell someone I love you! FCCLA RED ROSE SALE is going on this WEEK during lunch - order your roses today!
Roses include a candy bag and a personalized note for 5.00.

Beta Club's February service project is an Adopt-A-Resident project for the Christian Care Center of Medina. See the announcement on Schoology for more information. All cards & socks are due by Friday, February 10th. See Mrs. Matamoros or Mrs. Hurmiz for more information.

Do you want to be like Ed Sheeran, Snoop Dog, Anne Hathaway, and Queen Latifah? Then you should join choir! As you sign up for classes this week just remember, that taking any fine arts class is a great way to try something new and have a non-traditional and creative experience. We would love to see you down the fine arts hall, in whatever class you chose, but you should definitely consider choir. If you have any questions, just ask a Mr. Johnson or anyone you see in choir shirt this week!

Congratulations to Trevor Scott for being nominated student of the month by his teachers!

Congratulations to J.C. McKnight for being nominated student of the week by his teachers!

FCCLA's annual Valentine's Bake Sale is this THURSDAY, Feb. 9 during FOCUS - FCCLA will load their carts with delicious sweets and treats and roll by your classroom this THURSDAY during Focus.
Please bring change and small bills to pay for your treats with! FCCLA appreciates your support.

Reminders for those taking the ACT this Saturday:
1. You must bring your ACT ticket and photo ID on Saturday. The ticket must be printed before Saturday.
2. If you need a calculator or photo ID form, you must message Ms. Anderson through Schoology by 3pm today.
3. Check your Schoology messages for reminders.

All Best Buddy members need to report to Room 206 for the monthly meeting. Sweatshirt orders are here and important information will be shared!

2/3/23

Prom Contracts

  • Prom will be held Saturday, March 18 from 8PM – 11 PM at The New Southern Hotel, Downtown Jackson. Senior Walk will begin promptly at 7:30 PM.
  • Prom contracts will be available for pick up beginning Wednesday, February 1st in the main office. Please come to the window by the nurses’ station or pick one up in the cafeteria during lunch.
  • Ticket pre-sale will be two days only: Thursday, February 23rd and Friday, February 24th. Cost for pre-sale tickets is $35 each.
  • Regular sale tickets will be two days only, Thursday, March 2nd and Friday, March 3rd. Cost for regular tickets is $45 each.
  • Tickets will be sold in front of the media center on the designated days only.
  • Tickets will not be sold at any other times than posted. No late tickets will be sold. No tickets will be sold at the door.
  • Contracts MUST be completed completely and correctly at time of purchase. Please read the contract thoroughly to ensure you have all information needed to purchase tickets.
  • Please make sure your attendance is in alignment with prom requirements. No more than 10 unexcused absences consisting of all day and tardy unexcused. 3 unexcused tardies equals one full day absent.
  • If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Denton in room 205.

1/30/23

There will be NO FOCUS work sessions for Mrs. Martin this week.

Congratulations to Darron Kastner for being nominated student of the week by his teachers!

1/27/23

Don’t forget to come to Mrs. Butler's room 309 for the Debate Club kick-off meeting today. Come support our new club if you interested in debating!

1/25/23

There will be a Beta Club meeting today during Focus time in the cafeteria for all current Beta members. If you aren't able to make it to the meeting, please see Mrs. Matamoros or Mrs. Hurmiz for information.

1/24/23

All seniors need to meet in the cafeteria during focus time today. You will need to sit by homeroom.

Students traveling to the Preds Leadership Event will be leaving their first block class at 9:15 today. Students need to meet at the main back door closest to the CTE hall and cafeteria.

1/23/23

The South Gibson Winter Color Guard went to their first ever competition this weekend as they traveled to Mt. Juliet High School to compete with 40 other winter guard groups. They had a fantastic debut by winning 1st place in their group of 12! Not only that, but they ended up with the highest score out of all 40 groups that were there. Congratulations to the first ever SGC Winter Color Guard on an incredible first performance!

Congratulations to Rena Crawford for being nominated student of the week by her teachers!

1/20/23

The last day to purchase a Yearbook is Friday, January 27th. If you would like to see if you have purchased a book, check the yearbook lists displayed in the hallways or see Mrs. Matamoros.

The Blue Suede Basketball Invitational is in need of student volunteers for Saturday afternoon. If you would like some volunteer hours, please see Mrs. Tritt today.

If you were in Mr. Wilson's class last semester and he owes you a reward, please stop by his room sometime today before noon.

1/19/23

HOSA would like to congratulate all competitors of the HOSA regional competitions for their efforts and these competitors for qualifying for State competition:

First place in Medical Math--Trevor Scott
First place in Dental science--Sara Kate Camp
First place team in Creative Problem solving--Ashley Roland, Addison Pinckley, Abbey Grace
Tino, Addison Flowers

2nd place in Dental Terminology--Hanna Rogers
2nd place in Medical Law & Ethics--Brea Bone
2nd place in Clinical Laboratory Science--Brooklyn Harrell
2nd place in Home Health Aid--Kelsey Williams
2nd place in Sports Medicine--Kiefer Ribble
2nd place team in HOSA bowl--Rogelio Gerena, McKenzie Scherer, Ryan Bayliss, Katherine
Robison
2nd place team in Emergency Medical Technician--Gracie Hubbard, Madelyn Lewis

3rd place in Health Informatics--Chloe Carpenter
3rd place in Nutrition--Aubrey Colvin

4th place in Behavioral Health--Hailey Stines
4th place in Medical Reading--Madelynn Malone

5th place in Human Growth & Development--Rena Crawford
5th place team in Forensic Science--Emelie Painter, Sarah Young

The Balfour Representative will be here on Wednesday, February 15th at 11 AM to assist any senior who still needs to purchase graduation supplies. Please bring your payment and order form. Order forms can be picked up in the main office, or you can order online at www.mstnSPA.com

There will be a MANDATORY travel meeting today during FOCUS for any FBLA or FCCLA member attending the Predators Leadership Event next Tuesday, January 24. This meeting will be in Mrs. Denton's computer lab.

There will be a HOSA meeting in Mrs. Dodson's room today during focus for everyone interested in going to state leadership conference in April. If you can't attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Dodson or Mr. Embrey as soon as possible to get details.

1/18/23

Application deadline for students wishing to attend state FFA convention in March is this Friday. Those submitting an application should turn them into Ms. Reames by the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.

The lost and found has shoes, clothing items, prescription glasses, and water bottles. Come to the library to claim your items. All items not claimed will be donated.

Do you like to argue? Then, mark your calendars for the first official Debate Club kick-off on Friday, January 27th during focus time in Mrs. Butler’s room 309 on the South Hall. Please come by if you’re interested!

1/17/23

If you would like to volunteer at West TN Healthcare this summer, please complete their application by March 15, 2023. We have posted the website on our scholarship bulletin board. This is a GREAT way for you to get some community service. If you have questions or want more information, please swing by the counseling office.

FCCLA will meet tomorrow during Focus.

 FBLA and FCCLA members who signed up for Preds next Tuesday need to pay your trip balance by this Friday, Jan. 13.

Auditions were held on Saturday for the 2023 All West Tennessee Honor Band, and there were ten students from the SGC Band who made it - Kannon Brown, Max Smith, Adam Escue, Lucas Emerson, Abbegail Sloan, Jacob Barron, Eli Lickey, Ansel Khamapirad, Noah Merrill, and Katie Robison. And in addition to making All West, three of those students placed high enough to make the All State Band - they are Adam Escue, Eli Lickey, and Ansel Khamapirad. Congratulations to these students!

FBLA will met today in Mrs. Denton's classroom.

Bible club will meet today during focus.

1/12/23

The January Service project for Beta Club is Blessings Bags. Please see the announcement on Schoology for information about this project. All Blessing Bags are due by Friday, January 27th. Check with your grade-level sponsor if you need to check how many Beta points you currently have.

1/10/23

The Will Pevahouse Scholarship is now available. This scholarship is for any student athlete that participates in a sanctioned TSSAA sport, including managers or trainers. This scholarship requires a letter of recommendation from the guidance counselor.
The deadline to turn in the application to Mrs. Cross is March 6th, 2023. This allows Mrs. Cross time to write the required letter of recommendation. No late applications will be accepted.

1/5/23

Students that were in Mrs. Martin's classes last semester, please stop by and pick up your course binder by Monday, Jan. 9.

FCCLA will have a STAR event meeting and work session next Monday, January 9 from 3 to 5
in Mrs. Martin's room. Please make plans to attend.

Attention FBLA and FCCLA members that are traveling to the Nashville Predators game on Tuesday, January 24 - the balance for the trip is due by Friday, January 13.

1/4/23

If you have not purchased a copy of this year's yearbook, the deadline is quickly approaching. Books are on sale online only through January 27th at yearbookforever.com. Be sure to buy yours today!

If you are wanting to take the ACT in February, the last day to register without paying a late fee is this Friday, January 6th. Go to myact.org to register.