THS 2017-2018 Girls Basketball
Any student grades 6-11, planning to participate in Thomasville athletics of any kind next school year, is required to have a physical. These physicals will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in the Thomasville High School Gymnasium. These physicals are free of charge to the athletes. Parents and athletes will need to fill out and sign the pre-participation physical evaluation form and return to the athletic trainer or coach prior to physicals.
Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Form
The Diamond Dolls are a great help to the THS baseball program. They cheer, chase down foul balls and even work in the concession stand. The 2017 edition of the Diamond Dolls includes (top row) Miya J., Brittney W., Keali D., Harlee M. and Lauren L.; (middle row) Kanija E., Morgan M., Ashley J., Lindsey G., Haley A. and Emily O.; (bottom row) Gabi W., Lily M., Hannah D. and Kaitlyn C.
Members of the National Technical Honor Society at Thomasville High School participated Feb. 28 in the Mardi Gras Parade at the Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.
Robby Carpenter - "Teacher of the Year" for Thomasville High School. Pictured are THS Principal Charles Alford; board member Chris Beverly; school superintendent Dr. Vic Adkison; Carpenter; board members Sharon Buford, Beverly Walker and Dr. Jerry Schreiner.
The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team won 54-51 Feb. 9 over the UMS-Wright Bulldogs in Mobile for the Class 4A, Area 1 Tournament championship.
Clarke-Washington EMC Youth Tour Contest
Clarke-Washington EMC has been sending students from Southwest Alabama to Youth Tour for over forty years. This program is open to students in the eleventh grade and consists of an essay and interview. Thomasville High School is proud to announce that Valerie Hill has been selected as a finalist to represent our area for the Your Tour in Montgomery on March 7-9, 2017.
Marc McCord, program coordinator with South Alabama AHEC (Area Health Education Center), spoke Jan. 20 to career tech students of Vickie Charleston concerning healthcare careers. He spoke to students in the Therapeutic Services and Health Foundations classes. McCord demonstrated to students how nurses throughly wash their hands free of bacteria.
Eric Reynolds, the morning news anchor at FOX 10 TV in Mobile, spoke Dec. 8 to students at Thomasville High School as part of a BASIC (Brothers and Sisters in Christ) assembly in the school gym.
River BEST Robotics
The Thomasville City Board of Education approved May 24 a drug testing policy for students at Thomasville High School. This policy begins with the 2016-2017 school year.
- Students involved in athletics and extracurricular organizations will be tested. There will be a one-time $20 participation fee. Students involved in multiple activities will only pay $20-a-year. The fee includes the parking fee for students who drive to school.
- Twenty percent of these students will be tested four times during the school year. The tests will be random and unannounced. The test will screen for marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and there will be a rotating test for pills such as Xanax and Adderall.
- On a first offense, the student will not be able to participate in sports or an organization’s activities for 14 school calendar days.
- With a second offense, the student athlete will not be able to participate anymore that particular season. For those students in organizations, they will not be able to participate anymore for that particular semester.
- With a third offense, the student will no longer be able to participate in sports or in an extracurricular organization.
- For more information, call THS principal Charles Alford at 1-334-636-4451
Thomasville City Schools Mission/ Beliefs and Goals
Mission/Purpose Statement: To promote lifelong learning in the 21st century
All students will reach their potential of becoming caring, competent, responsible citizens by promoting lifelong learning through the use of 21st century technology to ensure college and career readiness.
Learning is the chief priority for our schools.
Education is a partnership involving the home, the community, and our schools.
Literacy skills are fundamental to student success.
Individualized education promotes a lifelong desire to learn.
Consistently enforced discipline promotes a safe, positive learning environment.
All stakeholders will work together to ensure that students are college and career ready. We will continue to work together to improve student achievement.
All stakeholders will work together to ensure that students are provided with a safe and secure environment for learning