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Outspoken Speech Team to perform at the Phoenix February 1st; State Large Group is Saturday in Waukee

posted Jan 31, 2018, 6:56 AM by TC Administrator

Tri-Center's Outspoken Speech Team will compete at State Large Group Speech in Waukee on Saturday.  Come to the Phoenix in Neola Thursday night (6:30 pm) to see their great performances and be wowed by their talent!  You can even tell them to BREAK A LEG!

Improvisation Teams prepare for Large Group Speech Saturday, January 20th

posted Jan 18, 2018, 1:19 PM by TC Administrator

The high school improvisation teams practiced and performed scenes with some middle schoolers who have been learning about improvisation themselves today. 

The Large Group Speech meet is this Saturday at Treynor, beginning at 8 am. If you are looking for a place to be entertained, look no further! Break a leg, Outspoken Speech Team!

Chmelka wins VFW Essay Contest

posted Jan 18, 2018, 1:01 PM by TC Administrator

Tri-Center senior Caleb Chmelka was recently named the winner of the Veterans of Foreign Wars District 7 Voice of Democracy contest.  

Congrats Caleb!

See the Nonpareil article here: 
Council Bluffs teen wins VFW essay contest

TC to host Red Out February 2nd

posted Jan 15, 2018, 2:28 PM by TC Administrator   [ updated Jan 18, 2018, 7:09 AM ]

Along with the American Heart Association, the Tri-Center Student Council will host a Red Out at the home basketball games on Friday, February 2nd. The girls’ game starts at 6:00 with the boys’ to follow. 

The Red Out is to raise awareness for heart health, as February 2nd is National Wear Red Day. Fans are encouraged to wear red and come out to support the Trojans as they take on the Logan-Magnolia Panthers. 

T-shirts are available for sale with all proceeds going to the American Heart Association. An online store will be available Tuesday, January 16th through Wednesday, January 24th. The link to the online store can be found on the Tri-Center Website and Facebook page. At the game, fans may also purchase wristbands and Split-the-Pot raffle tickets, again, with proceeds going to the American Heart Association. Raffle tickets will be $1or 6 for $5, and the winner will be announced during halftime of the boys’ varsity game. The T-C Student Council hopes to see you all there supporting the Trojans, Panthers, and a great cause! 

TC students gain experience and knowledge in healthcare field

posted Dec 21, 2017, 7:35 AM by TC Administrator

Ms. McGee's Health Occupation students are learning the ins and outs of becoming a nurse.  This week they were able to observe two surgeries.  They learned the roles of a nurse anesthetist, surgery tech, and surgery nurse including pre and post-op nursing.

The students taking Medical Terminology successfully completed their class and obtained college
credit.  Many are pursuing a Nursing or Science career in college. They are off to a great start!



Intro to Teaching students lead Elementary students in Breakout EDU activity

posted Dec 11, 2017, 8:29 AM by TC Administrator

Mr. Elliott's Intro to Teaching class led Mrs. Schueman's third grade class in a Breakout EDU called "If You Take a Mouse To School."  Clues are scattered throughout the classroom and students had to  work together to solve problems to get the combinations to unlock the "special box."



Tri-Center students receive healthcare experience at Children's Hospital

posted Dec 11, 2017, 7:07 AM by TC Administrator

Tri-Center students Tristen Hughes, Alyssa McDermott and Emma McDonald recently experienced a "Day in the Life" at Children's Hospital. They were able to witness a simulated case study learning about the emergency medicine, nursing, child life, pharmacy and all the rehabilitation services. Thank you Children's Hospital for giving our students an Introduction to Health Careers!

New 4.0 Club members

posted May 30, 2017, 10:58 AM by TC Administrator

New members to the Tri-Center 4.0 Club for the 2016-2017 school year: 

The 4.0 Club consists of students who have received all A's in a quarter or semester. Once you are in the club, you are in it for your whole high school career. 

New Members
Back Row- (left to right)- Bryce Gunderson, Ryan Lyle, Caiden Bryant, Jesse Cortinas, Connor Attkisson, Joey Wohlers, Sid Stowe, Derek Lehan, Jonathon Franke

Front Row- (left to right)- Kelsi Stamp, Amanda Brich, Paige Skow, Tatum McKee, Trinity Weers, Sage Schroder.

Missing- Jordyn Rockwell

McPhillips awarded Marie Curie Scholarship

posted Mar 30, 2017, 7:27 AM by TC Administrator

Congratulations to Nicole McPhillips who was awarded the Marie Curie scholarship to College of Saint Mary worth $80,000! 

TC students participate in WIC Quiz Bowl

posted Mar 20, 2017, 8:57 AM by TC Administrator

These students did a great job representing Tri-Center at the WIC Quiz Bowl at AHSTW on Wednesday, March 15th!

Left to right: Caleb Chmelka, Jakob Orel, Marie Ohlinger, Nicole McPhillips, Jake Wohlers

Left to right: Paul Eikenberry, Nate Bolte, Mackenzie Attkisson, Sara Denning, Jonathan Franke

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