2010-12-02 / News

Tiger Band marches in festival; students excited to be teaching

Congratulations and thank you to the students who sold the most goods in the W-WMS fund-raiser held this fall. The top seller was Xavian Banks who sold $344.50 in merchandise. He was awarded $50. He and 12 other students will enter a drawing for the choice of an iPod Touch or $200. The other top sellers were Jackson Armour, Camryn Norman, Alena Hill, Ethan Ramos, Melani Jennings, Raegan Bentley, Jasmine Turner, Erin Wilson, Niki Clark, Maci Marksen, Daria Jenkins, and Jasmine Heard. Three homerooms were awarded prizes for top sales. Pam Hall’s sixth grade language arts home room came in first with $923 in merchandise sold and will enjoy a pizza party. Dawn Pickens’ seventh grade math and Katy Meech’s eighth grade Georgia studies homerooms came in second and third place, respectively, and will be treated to fresh-baked cookies. Almost $8200 was raised to benefit W-WMS.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars held an essay contest with the topic, “Does Patriotism Still Matter?” Congratulations to the following eighth grade students who won the contest: first place, Troy Allen; second place, Cristan Chafin; and third place, Brannon James. They will each receive a cash prize and their essays will go on to the next level of the competition. Good luck and keep on writing!

In club news, 46 middle and high school members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) saw the play “Heavens Gates and Hells Flames” at New Hope Baptist Church in Thomson on Sunday, November 14. The Junior Beta Club met November 16 and discussed the annual canned food drive to be held December 2-10. We wish to encourage everyone to bring in cans of food to help the needy of Wilkes County!

In basketball, the Tigers hosted GMC on November 16 and came out with a tremendous win of 42- 9. Chris Jackson and D. J. Binns each scored eight points and Terez Norman made one three-point shot. The Tigers suffered a loss against Louisville at home, November 18, with a score of 41-33. Chris Jackson and Terez Norman each made two three-point shots. Eight points were made by D. J. Binns.

The Lady Tigers had an astounding victory of 39-23 against GMC on November 16 at home. Jada Brittain made a three-point shot. At home against Louisville, the Lady Tigers once again claimed victory, with a score of 39-29. Jada Brittain made a three-point shot. The most points were scored by Kinya Gordon and T’Alexius Cullars.

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