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THS student photography class


Weekly Schedule for 11/24/14 – 11/28/14

MONDAY 11/24

Friday Schedule

TUESDAY 11/25 Regular Tuesday Schedule
WEDNESDAY 11/26 Regular Wednesday Schedule
No School - Thanksgiving Vacation
FRIDAY 11/28
No School - Thanksgiving Vacation
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THMS Magnet School Enrollment Update

If Tucson High Magnet School is NOT your home school and you are interested in having your child attend THMS for the 2015-16 school year,


Applications can be obtained and submitted online at or by going to School Community Services at 1010 E. 10th Street, Building B, phone: (520)225-6400. If you have any questions about the magnet application process please contact THMS Magnet Coordinators Kathleen Erickson (; 225-5120) or Sharon Ingram (; 225-5403)

Parents of Seniors!

December 18 is the FINAL day to purchase senior ads in the yearbook! Act Now!

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Jewelry On Sale!

Come to the Badger Foundation Jewelry Sale on Saturday, 11/22, from 1-5pm outside of the Little Theater in the mall area. There is something for everyone and great prices!!!

Attention Seniors!

Jostens has extended the deadline to order your Caps & Gowns for graduation to November 21st!!!

Jostens will be on campus for ordering on the following days:

  • Tuesday, November 18th during both lunches.
  • Wednesday, November 19th during both lunches

Jostens will also have their office open exclusively for Tucson High on Tuesday, November 18th from 4:00pm-7:00pm which is located at
1130 Pennsylvania #507, Tucson, AZ

SENIORS can also order their cap & gown by:
  • Order online at
  • Call in their order with the $50.00 deposit to: 1-800-567-8367 (1-800-JOSTENS) (Spanish Speaking too)
  • We will accept mail in orders with the $50.00 deposit postdated no later than, Nov. 21, 2014:
    Jostens Service Center
    PO Box 512
    Owatonna, MN 55060
    Jostens will be on ANDRADA POLYTECHNIC HS ( 12960 S. Houghton Road, Tucson, AZ) campus to take LAST MINUTE ORDERS this SATURDAY, NOV. 15th from 10-2pm.......for their Community Festival.

By ordering their items now, the SENIORS will receive their cap & gowns on campus in the Spring....with their entire Senior Class.

Paying now with a deposit, also gives their families the opportunity to make payments on their balance through the month of March, 2015.

After the November 15th deadline, graduation orders will be considered late orders, which means their cap & gown may arrive later in the Spring. They will have to be made online and PAID IN FULL at the time of ordering.

THMS Theater Presents

Young Frankenstein

Comedy genius Mel Brooks has adapted his legendarily funny film into a brilliant MUSICAL stage creation, and it's coming to the Little Theatre at Tucson High!

After years of living down the family name, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (he pronounces it "Fronk-en-steen") is summoned to Transylvania to go through the family estate after his infamous grandfather’s death. With the help of his hunch-backed assistant, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gor”) and his beautiful lab assistant, Inga, Frederick naturally manages to repeat certain experiments and bring his own creation to life! Throw in a catastrophic error involving an abnormal brain and a surprise visit to Transylvania from his needy fiancée Elizabeth, and you’ve got chaos for our young Dr. Frankenstein! Get ready for a show full of monster laughs and a big heart, with such memorable tunes as "The Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend" and, of course, a tap-dancing "Puttin' On The Ritz." Young Frankenstein is “A BLISSFULLY FUNNY MONSTER MASH!” (Newsday)

Performance dates:

November 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, and 22 at 7:00 PM
Tickets $15 general/$13 students & seniors 65+
Saturday matinee: November 22 at 2:00 PM.

** NOTE: because of demand, Saturday’s 2:00 matinee will be a regular priced ($15 general, $12 for staff/students/seniors 65+) show. Reservations and/or advance sales are a must.

Come on out to see what’s got everyone going Abby Normal!

Reservations for all or call 225-5326

THMS Wrestling Tournament at THMS

December 5th and 6th, 2014 (All Day both Days: 7am-9pm)

  • Who: Pueblo, Cholla, Santa Rita, Palo Verde, Tucson, Nogales, Sahuaro, Catalina, Rincon, Sabino, Douglas, Walden Grove, Casa Grande Union, Salpointe, Desert View, Vista Grande( 8 Teams in each gym for Dual Competition both days)
  • What: Dual Match Wrestling Tournament (William Bell Wrestling Invitational)
  • When: December 5th and 6th, 2014 (All Day both Days: 7am-9pm)
  • Where: TUCSON HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL East and West Gyms
  • Why: To help support the sport of High School Wrestling in TUSD1 and Southern Arizona.

I apologize in advance for the inconvenience that will be created here at THMS on Friday December 5th and 6th, 2014. We will need the use of the Boys PE Locker Room all day both days beginning at 6:30am (weigh-ins begin at 7:00am both days) on Friday November 5th, 2014. On Campus parking and parking in the neighborhood will be a premium on Friday November 5th. Please contact Robert DeBerry if you have any questions or concerns.

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THMS Biotechnology Program Information

The Biotechnology Program at Tucson High Magnet School offers dual enrollment with Molecular and Cellular Biology 101 and 102 at the University of Arizona. Students may earn 3 UofA General Science credits for each year of Biotech. Follow the links below for how to apply to the UofA and to learn more about summer interships and opportunities.

Learn more about our program details in the presentations listed below.

Seniors: Complete your college application by November 30 for a chance to win prizes.

November is College Application Month in Arizona, and Tucson High is participating in the Arizona College Application Campaign this year.

This means that we have committed to making sure that 100% of the senior class completes at least one postsecondary application by November 30. If you already completed an application this year, Congratulations!!!!! If not, get ready to do yours sometime in the next two weeks.

What does this mean for you?
  • All seniors who complete an application by November 30 will receive an “I Applied” wristband, and have the chance to win a $10 iTunes card and/or a $300 scholarship.
  • Five (5) THMS seniors will win a $10 iTunes card.
  • Two (2) THMS seniors will be entered into the statewide drawing to win a $300 scholarship that can go towards paying enrollment fees, books or other startup costs related to fall enrollment at the university or college of the student’s choice.
  • Seniors who have not completed an application as of yet will be called out of class beginning November 4 through November 14. (We get application updates from the colleges and universities.)
  • College and university representatives will be available to help with application completion on the following days:
  • November 4 – Pima Community College
  • November 5 & 12 – The University of Arizona
  • November 13 – Arizona State University
  • November 14 – Grand Canyon University

If you have already completed an admissions application, please complete the Exit Survey by clicking on the link, and print a copy of the final question page. Bring proof that you completed your application and the Exit Survey to me in T-146 to be eligible to enter your name in the drawing for the iTunes cards and scholarship.

Students who complete their applications in the College & Career Center will complete the Exit Survey in T-146 after submitting their application.

Arizona Application Workshop Details

Please let Ms. García know if you have any questions or need help. Please use the attached forms to help you get ready for your college application completion day.

THMS College/Career Readiness Events

Never too soon to start planning for college or a career

Click on the link to download a copy of the updated list of THMS College & Career Readiness Events for the year. To participate, please sign up in the College & Career Center in T-146 or by sending an e-mail to Ms. Garcia at

THMS College & Career Readiness Events

THMS Got Talent Show

Visit Greece and Italy...

THMS Travel Club

July 2 - 11, 2015
Rome, Sorrento Region, Delphi, Athens, extension to Greek Islands

When you walk through the Roman Forum, climb the Acropolis in Athens and visit the site of the Oracle at Delphi, you’re among some of the world’s most historically significant ancient sites. But these countries offer more than just a trip to the deep past—witness more recent history at the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel, as well as the timeless, dramatic natural beauty of Capri.

Learn More and Enroll Now...

For more information, contact Martha Reed.

Travel to Paris...

THMS Travel Club

May 23 - 30, 2016 : Paris and Versailles

It’s been said you could spend a lifetime in Paris and never do it all.The top sights are impressive enough, with iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame. Look deeper, and discover a treasure trove of Impressionist works at the Musée d’Orsay, the rows of shops in the Latin Quarter, and Versailles, French royalty’s over-the-top palace retreat.

Learn More and Enroll Now...

For more information, contact Martha Reed.


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