Congratulations to the THS Latin students who attended the Indiana Junior Classical League state convention and brought home an impressive array of individual and chapter awards! In addition to the competitions, students attended workshops led by Latin teachers and Classics professors, attended a Roman banquet in Roman attire, elected state officers, and completed a service project packing aid baskets for cancer survivors. THS senior Jayne McCormack, serving as the 2023-2024 IJCL Historian, and Becki Bush, THS Latin teacher and IJCL Graphic Arts Chair, assisted in planning and running the convention. To see pictures of the students and their awards, click on the link.  Latin Winners

Congratulations to the FFA students for their outstanding representation of Terre Haute South at the Indiana FFA District VII Leadership Development Event.

Plant and Soil Science Demonstration – Caleb Wyrick
Prepared Public Speaking – Carson Shoemaker
Animal Science Demonstration – Maddy Dowers and Alee Kerr
Natural Resources Demonstration – Jamie Decker and Elijah Pearman
Ag Mechanics Demonstration – Jasmin Borders and Kaden Steiner
Ag Sales Demonstration – 5th – Claire Burbrink
Traditional Scrapbook – 5th – Kaden Steiner
Multimedia Scrapbook – 4th – Ali Evans
FFA Quiz Bowl – 4th place team of: Shelby O’Farrell, Darcy Kirby, Anna Steiner, Maddy Dowers with Shelby O’Farrell and Darcy Kirby also being recognized as high placing individuals
Employment Skills – 2nd – Cale Williams
Freshman FFA Creed Speaking – 2nd – Anna Steiner
Premier Leadership – 1st – Cale Williams
District Star Farmer – Cale Williams

Congratulations to the Terre Haute South TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science) team! The TEAMS competition consists of three components: an essay, a multiple choice test, and a design/build project. Three groups competed in the statewide event and placed as follows:

Group A: Mabrey Manning, Parth Deshpande, Justin Zheng, and Brady Exoo
12th place for Design and Build, 1st place for Essay, 1st place for Multiple Choice, 4th place overall
Group B: Shivam Chauhan, Arya Odhayamangalam, Samuel Rasley
2nd place for Design and Build, 4th place for Essay, 3rd place for Multiple Choice, 1st place overall
Group C: Clara Noxon, Selma Akgul, Raphael Lademora
5th place for Design and Build, 10th place for Essay, 7th place for Multiple Choice, 7th place overall
Congratulations to the Music Department for their successful participation in ISSMA Organizational Contest over the weekend:
Both Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble earned Gold Ratings in Repertoire and in Sight Reading. Additionally, the Wind Ensemble earned a With Distinction Award on their performance and Symphonic Band just barely missed With Distinction – only 1.5 points away!
The Cadet Orchestra received a Gold Rating for their performance.
Treble Choir received a Silver Rating and Chamber Choir received a Gold Rating on their performances.
Great job music students for all of your hard work and dedication!