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Bulldog News
Published by Dana Knight on September 13, 2017
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Daily Announcements & Upcoming Events

  • The PSAT will be administered on October 11th at TSHS. The PSAT is a great primer for the SAT, and even the ACT, but it’s more than just a trial run. PSAT scores are used to identify National Merit Scholars and award merit scholarships.
  • Mark your calendars for the eighth annual College Fair. This is a great opportunity to learn about academic programs, financial aid, registration requirements as well as the enrollment process. CACRAO. College Fair
  • Seniors who are applying to a college or university which require a counselor or teacher recommendation-remember that you will need to give a copy of a resume to your counselor and/or teacher so that they may write a recommendation for you. Counselors and teachers are receiving email notifications to submit recommendations online-but students have not submitted a copy of their resume to this individual. There are worksheet resumes in the counseling department for your convenience to fill out and leave with your counselor. There is also a Google Form that students can utilize on the Terry Sanford website. See the Student Services page under Forms…Student Recommendations Form.
  • If you are interested in being part of the Friends of Rachel Club there will be an interest meeting after school next Thursday, September 21st in the auditorium at 3:45 p.m.
  • Attention all 10th and 11th graders! Are you interested in visiting some colleges and universities out of state this summer? We have the trip just for you. Join us at our EF College Tour informational meeting on September 21st in the Media Center to find out more information. It is highly recommended that a parent or guardian join you but it is not mandatory. See a counselor if you have additional questions!
  • To any young lady that is interested in becoming a part of Terry Sanford’s Basketball JV and Varsity cheer squad need to meet for a brief meeting Thursday afternoon in Rm 32 at 3:45, see Mrs. Pratt for any questions.
  • Mu Alpha Theta meeting this Thursday 9/21 in room 16 right after school. We will elect officers at this meeting.
  • There will be NO 12th Man meeting this week.  Our next meeting will be Thursday, September 21 at 8:00 a.m.
  • Every Wednesday Key Club has meetings after school in the Media Center.
  • Every Tuesday International Club has meetings after school in room 211. Our first meeting will be 9/26. Don’t miss it!! You will have fun dancing.
  • Science Olympiad will meet Thursday 9/21/17 in room 56 after school. Any student that is interested should attend.
  • The National Honor Society will meet Tuesday 9/26/17 in the media center immediately after school. All members need to attend.
  • Seniors with a strong desire to attend college, who have a notable financial disadvantage, and those who have overcome or are overcoming a major life adversity but are driven to succeed would make a great audience. A representative will be here to speak with students regarding this wonderful opportunity. September 25, at 10 am.  Please see your counselor for more information!!
  • It’s that time of year again to engage some of the seniors about the amazing Scholarship Opportunities available through the Horatio Alger Association. Currently, two $25,000 National Scholarships and twelve $10,000 state scholarships are available to NC graduating seniors, in addition to the new $2,500 CTE Scholarships for students who will attend a Technical or Community College.
  • NC State University
    College of EngineeringEngineering 2+2 Transfer Program at UNC Wilmington
    -A unique partnership between NC State and UNCW
    -Students complete the first two years of an undergraduate engineering degree at UNCW and then transfer to NC State to complete the degree in one of 17-degree programs.
    -This program provides students an alternative pathway for admission to the NC State College of Engineering
  • NC State University College of TextilesOpen House
    October 14
    The Centennial: Up to 10 students awarded this scholarship per year for $67,500 over 4 years. Nomination packages for incoming first-year scholarships will be emailed out on October 2. The application deadline December 1.

    Pre-College Programs
    -STEP & Polymer Camp: two exciting and interactive pre-college programs offered by the College of Textiles. Applications for both will open on January 2.

  • Student-Athletes interested in playing in college? Attached is some information you may find useful in registering with the NCAA Clearinghouse!  NCAA Information
  • Attention all SOPHOMORES!  NC School of Science & Mathematics. Attached is information from our visit from Andrew Huggins, Admissions Counselor at NCSSM .
  • SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes
    30 winners will be chosen at random for a chance to win a $500 scholarship to help cover education expenses.
    –High school seniors or college undergraduates (no GPA or financial need requirement)Enter now at
  • UNC-Chapel Hill – Thomas Wolfe Scholarship
    We are pleased to announce that The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship is beginning its seventeenth year at Carolina. Our scholarship for full undergraduate support for student writers will open its fifteenth submission period as follows: The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship will receive applications beginning September 1st, 2017. Our Thomas Wolfe Scholarship application process involves two (2) steps:
    Step 1) an application to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by October 15th, 2017; and,
    Step 2) an application to the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship by November 15th, 2017. Students must apply to both the University and the Scholarship to be considered. Preliminary screening will be completed in January, 2017, with final screening concluding in early March, 2017. Three outstanding candidates will be brought to the UNC-Chapel Hill campus for interviews, and a final decision will be made in early April, 2017.
    Novelist and short-story writer Thomas Wolfe of Asheville, North Carolina entered Carolina in the fall of 1916 and graduated in the spring of 1920. Wolfe loved Chapel Hill, which he celebrated as Pulpit Hill in Look Homeward, Angel, the novel he published to international acclaim in 1929: “The university was a charming, an unforgettable place. . . . The central campus sloped back and up and over a broad area of rich turf, groved with magnificent ancient trees . . . . the wilderness crept up to it like a beast.”
    Wolfe had but one playwriting course to take. Students in our Creative
    Writing Program now choose courses in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and stylistics, and courses in playwriting and screenwriting are also offered by the Departments of Dramatic Art and Communications Studies. With five semesters of credit, students can minor in Creative Writing, and we believe ours to be among the strongest undergraduate writing programs in the country.
    More complete information on The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, including the application form, is available on the University’s website at outlining the features, procedures, documents, and specific requirements for application. If you have any questions, please email Thank you for passing along word of this unique scholarship to your best writers, our potential applicants.
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