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MAY 2017 • ISSUE 3 TARPON SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

A Note from the Principal Thank you all for a great year!! Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Also, students please remember to have fun this summer, be safe and remember to keep up with your summer reading.

See you soon. MRS. FATOLITIS, PRINCIPAL


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Tarpon Springs High School 1411 Gulf Road Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 727-943-4900

Mission:

Our Mission is to prepare every student to be a productive citizen and provide them the skills necessary to be successful in life.

Vision:

The vision of Tarpon Springs is 100% of students will attain the skills necessary for success in college, career or the job of their choice.

Administration Leza Fatolitis Principal

TSHS Summer Reading for 2017-18 All Regular English Classes (English 1-4) • You will choose one book from the Overdrive catalog. • Log-in to Focus @ focus.pcsb.org • Under Learning Resources, select Library Resources • In right column, select the Overdrive Education link. • Sign-in to the Pinellas County Schools Digital Library/Follett using your PCSB credentials (r2.d2, s.) • Browse books by subject, category, or reading level. • Choose “Borrow” to download a book to your device.

Shelby Noble Principal’s Secretary

Pre-AICE English Language (9th Cambridge students)

Scott Decatur Assistant Principal of Curriculum 12th grade Administrator

Pre-AICE English Language (non-Cambridge 9th grade honors)

Lonnette Alexander Assistant Principal of 11th grade

AICE General Paper (10th grade Cambridge students)

Vincent Natoli Assistant Principal of Facilities and 10th grade Administrator Shawn Skelly Assistant Principal of 9th grade and Athletics

School Board Members

Linda Lerner – Chairperson Peggy L. O’Shea – Vice Chairperson Carol J. Cook Janet R. Clark Rene Flowers Terry Krassner Dr. Ken Peluso Michael A Grego, Ed.D., Superintendent Ward Kennedy, Area 1, Superintendent

• A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens • The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros • Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen General Paper (non-Cambridge 10th grade honors) • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury • Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut


3 AICE Language (11th grade Cambridge) • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates • “In the Name of Love” by Miya Tokumitsu ŸŸ This essay is in the book 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology (Fifth Edition), edited by Samuel Cohen. You will need this book for the course but only need read this one essay for now. AP Language and Composition (11th grade) • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates • “In the Name of Love” by Miya Tokumitsu ŸŸ This essay is in the book 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology (Fifth Edition), edited by Samuel Cohen. You will need this book for the course but only need read this one essay for now. AICE Literature (12th grade Cambridge) • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens • House of Mirth by Edith Wharton AP Literature and Composition (12th grade) • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison • The Stranger by Albert Camus Dual-Enrollment Composition I and II (11th and 12th grade) • No summer reading assignments.


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“We just can’t hide our Sponger Pride!”

Girls Softball Team Congratulations to the Girls Softball Team for making it all the way to Regionals this season! Keep up the hard work girls, and we’ll see you at States next year!


5 2017-2018 Student Calendar Aug. 10, 2017:

All schools open. All Pre-k and postsecondary schools’ classes begin.

Sept. 4, 2017:

Labor Day holiday – No school for students.

Oct. 13, 2017:

End of first quarter.

Oct. 16, 2017:

No school for students.

Nov. 18 - Nov. 26, 2017:

Thanksgiving holiday week – No school for students.

Dec. 22, 2017:

End of first semester.

Dec. 23, 2017 - Jan. 7, 2018:

Winter holidays - No school for students.

Jan. 8, 2018:

No school for students.

Jan. 9, 2018:

Second semester begins.

Jan. 15, 2018:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday - No school for students.

Feb. 19, 2018:

No school for students.

Mar. 9, 2018:

End of third quarter

Mar. 12, 2018:

No school for students.

Mar. 24 - Apr. 1, 2018:

Spring holidays – No school for students.

Apr. 2, 2018:

Schools reopen. Classes resume.

May 24, 2018: Last day for all students (with the exception of Adult students at the Postsecondary Centers).

A few spots are left! We need you!

Advertise in the Sponger News Splash! This is a wonderful way for your company to get community recognition and exposure, and at the same time help support your local schools!

Rhiannon Ochs

ochsr@pcsb.org

Tarpon Springs High School

Tarpon Springs High School Newsletter  

May 2017

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