Congratulations Super Seniors!

Click here to view their profiles…Congratulations Super Seniors! Every year, Tourtellotte Memorial High School produces adventurous, amazingly talented, and intelligent graduates. Some are headed out into the workforce, some are joining the military, and some are headed to college or technical school. Every one is unique and special. High school life at TMHS is not just about good grades, great athletic achievements, or artistic accomplishments. It’s also about epitomizing what we at TMHS call “Tiger Pride”: Demonstrating leadership when no one else is watching and making quiet contributions toward classmates. And sometimes, it’s just about the way students go about their day, in their own way, every day for the past four years. In short, it’s about Academic Achievement, Respect, Responsibility, and Success. Every member of the Class of 2017 has a story to tell about their last four years, advice to give incoming freshmen, a shout out to give to a teacher who inspired them, and a plan for future success in life. Here are a few such stories from our...

Skype Visit with Author Kate Messner

Skype Visit with Kate Messner On May 2, 2017, the fourth grade participated in a Skype visit with author Kate Messner.  Ms. Messner is the author of the extremely popular Ranger in Time series.  In preparation for the visit the fourth grade teachers read a Ranger in Time book to their classes.  The children discussed potential questions for Ms. Messner, and two to three children of each class were selected to read the questions during the question and answer period of the presentation. Ms. Messner’s presentation was interesting and informative.  She presented her writing process, research techniques, and actual historical landmarks that she utilizes in her books.  The children were enthralled, and student feedback has been overwhelming positive.  Each child received an autographed copy of Ms. Messner’s latest book title Ranger in Time, Journey through Ash and Smoke.  The school was able to pay for the Skype visit with Scholastic Dollars which were earned at the book fairs.  The visit was a very successful, and we hope to be able to visit with a different author next...