TCHS Air Force JROTC Opportunities

TCHS Air Force JROTC Opportunities

The Air Force JROTC (AFJROTC ) at Treasure Coast HS recently held a Basic Training week for new Cadets.  The week focused on basic training including teamwork, drill, and marksmanship activities.

Treasure Coast High School is excited to announce the arrival of Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, Colonel James Golden.  He arrives with the extensive aviation experience and education required to deliver the school’s Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) dual-enrollment classes. Col Golden will be teaching the ERAU classes where cadets will not only receive college credit from an esteemed university, but also have an opportunity to take a certification test to fly Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)…also called “drones.”

Col Golden says, “With this certification a cadet can get a job operating drones in an expanding market of opportunities for UAS operators.” These two new opportunities for cadets are awesome. In addition to these, the Air Force JROTC is doing their part to address the country’s pilot shortage.  “America is short pilots, civilian and military”, said MSgt Frazier.  Former Cadet Jesus Paz is currently at ERAU receiving his Private Pilot’s License.  AFJROTC is paying over $35,000 for his training through the AFJROTC Flight Academy Private Pilot’s License Scholarship. This is a very exciting opportunity for any AFJROTC cadet to earn their private pilot’s license, and potentially have their entire bachelor’s degree paid for through further scholarships!  It is an exciting time to be an Air Force JROTC Cadet!

For more information, contact MSgt Frazier at 807-4516.

 

TCHS Air Force JROTC Wins Distinguished Unit Award

TCHS Air Force JROTC Wins Distinguished Unit Award

FL-20081 at Treasure Coast High School has been selected as one of 376 units worldwide to receive the 2018-2019 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award.This award recognizes Air Force JROTC units that have performed well above and beyond normal expectations, and that have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force JROTC citizen development mission for America.

The objectives of the Air Force JROTC program are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline through character education; and to provide instruction in air and space fundamentals. Enrollment is open to high school students who are in grades 9 through 12.  Air Force JROTC is located in approximately 900 high schools across the United States and at selected schools in Europe, in the Pacific, and in Puerto Rico. Air Force JROTC enrollment includes more than 120,000 cadets who do over 1.6 million hours of community service each year.

 

TCHS Art Crawl Success

TCHS Art Crawl Success

On April 10 – 14, the Fine Art and Performing Art students of Treasure Coast High School hosted their Annual IMAGINE art show. This year, the show was hosted at TCHS. Visual Arts (Drawing, Painting, Graphic Design and Photography) and Performing Arts (Dance, Acting and Singing) were all a part of this show.  During the day, many teachers brought their classes to the visual arts to experience photography, painting, drawing and graphic design. On Thursday, April 12, students, teachers, parents and the community visited the campus and not only experienced the visual arts, but performing arts, as well. It was a great success and many of our visual arts student art work will move into the district show the following week. Culinary served delicious treats during the April 12 event, as well.

   

TCHS Assists With Crime Prevention

TCHS Assists With Crime Prevention

Two TCHS Criminal Justice Interns (Matt Feirra and Noah Durran) did an amazing job helping out at a PSLPD Crime Prevention/Child Safety event at Old Navy in Tradition last weekend. The store manager was very complimentary of the help they provided. Our very own SRD Brown stated that PSLPD Sergeant Dobler and Officer Lushbaugh were very impressed.

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TCHS Band Director Receives Award

TCHS Band Director Receives Award

TCHS is proud to announce that Mr. Luke Hall is a recipient of the Tom Bishop award for 2016. This is a very prestigious award given by the Florida Band Association to select band directors in the state. The criteria includes significant improvement in MPA scores and an increase in overall band membership numbers during their tenure.

TCHS Band Earns Prestigious Award

TCHS Band Earns Prestigious Award

Mr. Luke Hall and The Symphonic Band 1 of Treasure Coast High School earned the Otto J. Kraushaar Award, which is the highest award bands in the state of Florida can earn. This honor is given to bands that earn a perfect record of straight superior ratings from each adjudicator at Marching, District Concert, and State Concert Music Performance Assessments throughout and entire school year. This is the first time the Titan band program has earned this award.

TCHS BizCom

TCHS BizCom

Business partners toured Treasure Coast High School during the 2018 BizCom Showcase.  Visitors to Titan County visited classrooms and heard first-hand from students about the value of rigorous programs such as international business, advanced manufacturing/engineering, culinary arts, digital video, criminal justice, health science, biotechnology, and more. Guests also enjoyed a delicious breakfast prepared by culinary arts students.

 

 

TCHS Boys Bowling Scores!

TCHS Boys Bowling Scores!

The TCHS Boys Bowling Team placed 6th out of 15 teams at the Kegel Bowling Center Tournament! The Kegel Training Center offers bowling training and is where many Bowling pros offer their expertise to young, aspiring bowlers.  TCHS had the highest score for the St Lucie District!

 

TCHS Business Students Compete at FBLA State Competition

TCHS Business Students Compete at FBLA State Competition

International Business Academy students from Treasure Coast High School (TCHS) attended the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Competition, with over 4500 students in Orlando, Florida, themed “Leave Your Mark”. Students had an opportunity to compete and learn during this fun-filled, fast-paced week during spring break. During the conference, students competed  in their chosen competitive events, attended seminars, and learned in workshops.  TCHS students won regional level events to secure their entry to state level competition in Emerging Business Issues, Business Ethics, Business Communications, and Securities and Investments.

President, Jenna Klahne, a four-time State Competitor and National Finalist with her partner, Vice President, Lynzie Holt, a three-time State Competitor, competed and made it to the final round in Business Ethics. Treasurer, Kevin Saha and Secretary, Kimani Walker, competed at States in Emerging Business Issues; Parliamentarian, Gabriel Mustaciulo, competed in Securities and Investments; Public Relations Officer, Jennifer Rodriquez, competed in Business Communication and Reporter, Isabel Garcia, competed in Broadcast Journalism.

TCHS’s International Business Academy students compete with students from all over the state from public, private, and online schools and their academy teacher, Ms. Choppa is extremely proud of their dedication and work ethic.  Way to go Titans!

TCHS Coach Kelly Named FABC Coach of the Year

TCHS Coach Kelly Named FABC Coach of the Year

Pat Kelly, who this season guided the Treasure Coast High School boys basketball team to the best record in the program’s 12-year history, has been named the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches Class 9A Coach of the Year. Under Kelly, the Titans started 16-0, finished 26-2, won their second consecutive District 8-9A title and advanced to the Region 2-9A semifinals before losing to 2017 state champion Kissimmee-Osceola.

“It’s nice to be recognized by my peers,” Kelly said. “It’s a reflection of the fact that we had a group of kids who came together and played well and were persistent in trying to accomplish their goals. The kids deserve the credit for buying in.”  The loss ended a school-record 26-game regular-season winning streak. The 16-0 start was the eighth-longest in area history and the best by a St. Lucie County team since high school basketball began in 1919-20.

 

TCHS Counselors’ Corner

TCHS Counselors’ Corner

Treasure Coast High School’s Guidance Team initiated monthly Counselors’ Corner gatherings.  These meetings are designed for parents and guardians to meet the counselors of TCHS as well as have their voices heard and allow them to learn about some of the programs, resources, logistics, and roles of individuals at TCHS and the District.

The kick-off meeting served as a meet-and-greet with coffee, tea, and tasty breakfast items prepared by the chefs-in-training from the Titan Culinary Arts Academy.

Data Specialist Sheila Nobel went over basic Skyward accessibility, and Principal Susan Seal along with all the seven school counselors socialized with parents and addressed questions and concerns they had.  A needs assessment was provided in order to determine the most relevant topics for future Counselors’ Corner sessions.

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TCHS Criminal Justice Trained and Ready

TCHS Criminal Justice Trained and Ready

Treasure Coast High School Criminal Justice students participated in Florida Public Service Association (FPSA) training on the teacher development day (10-26-18). The students practiced the following techniques: handcuffing, building searches, cover vs. concealment, interpersonal skills, weapon retention, and radio communications.
The students performed exceptionally well.  The FPSA state competition takes place in March 2019 in Orlando Florida.

 

TCHS Drive For Education

TCHS Drive For Education

Treasure Coast High School Garber Buick GMC Drive For Education
Saturday, April 22
8am-3pm
Take a test drive and Garber donates $10.00 to the school!
Must be *21 or older to participate.

TCHS Gaming Club Grows Exponentially!

TCHS Gaming Club Grows Exponentially!

Mr. Darrell M.Schwartz, history teacher at Treasure Coast High School, announces that about two months ago the Gaming Club was created on our campus.
The purpose of the club is to bring all students together who have an interest in friendship and fun competition. The club includes Video and Computer Gaming along with Board Games and Card Games. The club meets weekly and has grown to over 40 students attending with very limited promotion. The most amazing aspect of this club is that it is attracting students who would not normally participate in school events and/or after school activities. A lot of the students have now found a place to hang out, talk, make friends, and have friendly competition.
The club is now looking at creating competitive gaming groups that will be able to compete with other schools online within our state and nation. They are calling themselves Gaming Athletes.
Please feel free to stop by any Tuesday from 2 to 3pm (bldg. 4, room 211) to see this phenomena yourself!
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TCHS Graduate Receives Top in Country Award

TCHS Graduate Receives Top in Country Award

Treasure Coast High School graduate, Bailer Magers ’17, received notification this week from Cambridge that he achieved the ‘Top in Country’ award for the Economics AS Exam.

‘Top in Country’ refers to the learner who has gained the highest standard mark in the United States for the AICE Economics AS level exams in June 2017.

Congratulations to Bailey!  Bailey is currently studying engineering and is a member of the Honors Program at the University of Florida.

 

 

TCHS Honor Society Supports their Community

TCHS Honor Society Supports their Community

On Saturday, October 27th, the Treasure Coast High School National Honor Society sponsored two exhibits at the Indian River Lagoon Festival. The Ladybug Ninjas taught students about the benefits of ladybugs as biological controls, while our Pi-Pirates helped kids solve the mystery of the lost treasure using Pi. Together, they provided over 600 engaging STEM lessons to children in the community.

 

TCHS HOSA LEADS THE WAY

TCHS HOSA LEADS THE WAY

On Sept. 27th thirty-one TCHS HOSA Club members traveled from TCHS to Jupiter to participate in HOSA’s Regional Fall Leadership Conference.  During the conference, HOSA students had the opportunity to observe the parliamentary process by listening to campaign speeches and voting for different candidates running for their prospective offices at the regional level.  Members also voted on this year’s HOSA t-shirt design as well as learning about the HOSA national service project: National Pediatric Cancer Project.  Our Club will participate with this effort by raising awareness and funds to support this foundation in research and development for a cure for pediatric cancer!
 
Our HOSA Club was part of 400 other HOSA members which allowed our students to collaborate with other schools and learn more about future leadership opportunities as they strive toward their own personal healthcare academic and career goals.  Our club will travel to West Palm Beach in January of 2019 to participate in the HOSA Regional Winter Conference and various competitions.  TCHS HOSA club members who rank first, second or third in their competition category will then have an opportunity to compete at a State level.