There is a TON happening with deadlines near the end of January. Here’s a giant, massive, mega list of things you should know about before January 31, 2017.

  1. Monday, Jan. 30 is a B Day.
  2. Tuesday, Jan. 31 is an A Day.
  3. The schedule for A/B Day classes for February is right here. Click to make it bigger.
  4. February 20, 2017 is a Professional Development day — students have no classes!!
  5. The 4th Six Weeks ends Feb. 24.
  6. That puts the three week grading period for Progress Reports ending on Feb. 3, 2017.
  7. And since you’re already asking…Spring Break starts March 10 for students, with classes back in session on March 20, 2017.
  8. The last day to buy a Yearbook is Jan. 31, 2017. You can only buy online. Additional details are here:
  9. A very specific reason to buy this year’s book — IT LIGHTS UP. #SHINE
  10. Students will be registering for 2017-2018 classes between Jan. 23 – Feb. 3.
  11. Winter Guard won first place in their competition this weekend! See how they prepare here:
  12. In the 2017-18 school year, KCAL will begin a new emergency medical technician (EMT) course for students. An informational meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31 at the Keller Education Center from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. More:
  13. Balfour recommends ordering your cap and gown before Jan. 31, after that date there will be a $20 late fee. Jan. 31 is also the last day Balfour will be at school to sell graduation supplies. Later on they will only be passing out orders.
  14. It is recommended to order your cap and gown online, because every year when they are here on the last day, the line is always very long. Use this link to order online:
  15. Grades, ranks and semester transcript information was updated Friday, Jan. 27. Fall semester transcripts are now available. Request fall semester transcripts online at this link:
  16. You are much more than just a number, grade, rank, or average of assessments. You are a unique and talented person.
  17. Timber Creek counseling wants to show off the senior class, so once accepted and enrolled at a university go visit Odallis Smith in the front office and she will take your picture and post your school choice in the south hall. This is to recognize the seniors for all the hard work they have done.
  18. When scholarship money is given to seniors, please give notice (with acceptance letter or evidence) to Julie Delgatto so she can keep track of all the scholarship money seniors bring in. It is worth noting that even if you do not attend the college that has rewarded you scholarship money, it can still be given to Delgatto. In May there is a Senior Awards ceremony to recognize seniors that turned in scholarship forms.
  19. The PTSA would like to inform students of a scholarship they have in the spring. Students must join the PTSA to be eligible for the scholarship, and must join before March 1.
  20. Other scholarships will be posted on the counselor corner including local scholarships, booster, athletic and more. Check it out here:
  21. If you know you can graduate Distinguished, please go get forms from Matthew Carrington if you have not already. If you have gotten forms from Carrington already, check the Talon article on Distinguished Achievement right here:
  22. Project Graduation – a party for you after graduation to celebrate your accomplishments will be held at Main Event after graduation on  Saturday, May 27, 2017 from midnight to 5 a.m. $65 Registration extended to Feb 28.
  23. Prom will be May 20. Tickets for prom will go on sale Feb. 1, at midnight. Tickets for prom will be $100 and there is a $3 fee to order online. They will also be selling tickets at school, but it is recommended to order online.
  24. TCSN will be streaming live varsity girls basketball vs. Abilene on Tuesday, Jan. 31 starting around 6 p.m. Check out the link here:
  25. Sports Net will also be streaming live varsity guys basketball vs. Abilene on Tuesday, Jan. 31 following the girls game. Check out the link here:

  26. The first Soccer live stream of the year will be the Feb. 3 game of varsity girls vs. Haltom. See why we’re so excited about this year’s ladies on the field:
  27. If you want to try out for cheer, you’ll have to attend an informational meeting this week: Monday, Jan. 30 at Fossil Ridge High School, 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Jan. 31 at Central High School, 7:00 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Keller High School, 7:00 p.m.; Thursday, Feb. 2 at TCHS, 7:00 p.m. More details are available here:
  28. Speaking of Cheerleading, congrats on their big NCA win! We’re still working on that story…
  29. But we did figure out why the Weinermobile came to campus recently. Read that story here:
  30. Fun Fridays return this February! On Feb. 3 and Feb. 7, we’ll be playing FIFA during lunches with LIVE commentary from Timber Creek Sports Network students. More details very soon!
  31. And a very cool event will happen during lunches on Feb. 16 and 17 where TCTV Announcements will be broadcast live from our studios to the lunchroom for each lunch. Very neat stuff!

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