This past weekend, September 14-16th, Isaac Cothran, Jason Herring, and Mr. Scott Petty attended the Chapter Officer Retreat for Excellence (CORE) for Georgia Technology Students Association.
This past Thursday, September 6th, Georgia’s State Superintendent, Richard Woods, met with administrators and members of Helping Hands to discuss the growth and achievements of the Helping Hands Ending Hunger food distribution program. Students came from Chattooga High, Summerville Middle, Leroy Massey, Lyerly, Menlo, Cherokee Ridge, Gilbert, Stone Creek, Heritage Middle, Rome Middle, East Central, and Trion City Schools.
Trion City Schools will be hosting a canned food drive for their food distribution program Helping Hands Ending Hunger. This drive is open to all community members, and the collection will take place on Friday September 21st during the Trion Football Game. Bins to place the donated food items will be located just inside the Sam R McCain Stadium.
Requested food items include the following:
- canned pastas such as ravioli or spaghetti;
- canned soups such as vegetable or chicken noodle.
- canned tuna or chicken
All donations will go towards the Helping Hands program.
This past Friday, the Bulldogs were featured as the Fox 5 Atlanta Hi-5 Game of the Week as they went up against the undefeated North Cobb Christian Eagles. Though it was a tough game, the Bulldogs did not come out on top, with a final score of 7-28.
Trion’s Leadership Club and Student Council have recently banded together to revamp a forgotten school tradition: a Bulldog Homecoming Dance.
This year’s dance will start after the closing of the Bulldog’s football game and last until 12:00 a.m. on October 5, 2018 and will be held at Sweet Pea’s Tavern.
On Friday, September 7th, students from Trion High School ventured to the Floyd County campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College for “Industrial Career Day.” The event was from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, making it a day filled with enriching activities for students. Kayleen McCabe, a host quite proficient in the topic of industrial careers, was a guest speaker at the event.
On September 5, 2018, Mrs. Bryant’s AP World History Class presented their Civilization Autopsy projects. Though any alumni would recognize this project name, this year’s class put a unique spin on the presentation aspect of this by dressing the part. The students enrolled in this class are Clay Baker, Kaylie Broome, Garrett Walters, Isabelle Walters, and Bryana Whitaker.
Last Thursday at Dalton, the Cross Country team competed on one of the most difficult courses they will see all season, even worse than the course they run at state.
There will be a financial aid meeting for all seniors and their parents on September 20th at 6:00 p.m. in the THS Media Center. Attendees will receive vital information on how to fill out their FAFSA forms, so all seniors are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.
Last Wednesday, the Trion Softball team suffered their first lost of the season to the Mount Zion Eagles 2-0. Whitney Shepherd was the sole Trion pitcher throughout the game, in which she threw six strikeouts. Four hits occurred from the Lady Dogs in the game, two of them from Jenna Mosley and one to both Gracie Burns and Chloe Murdock. Mosley hit a single and a double, Burns hit one double, and Murdock hit one single.