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Administration
› Principal – Mr. Berry Simmons
› Assistant Principal – Ms. Mary Mortensen
› Assistant Principal – Mr. Todd Matthews
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Student Support Services Staff:
› Ms. Jennifer Frazee – School Counselor, A-G
› Mr. Jonathan Buchanan – School Counselor, H-O
› Ms. Angela Campione-Rabe – School Counselor, P-Z
› Ms. Lauren Ludwick – Student Support Coordinator
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This is your school and your responsibility
to…
› Treat THS with respect as you would your
own personal property
› Get Involved – join clubs, sports and support
your classmates
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Mission Statement:
› The mission of Topsail High School is to offer a
diverse educational curriculum that will assist
students on their path to individual,
community and global success in the world.
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Vision Statement:
› The future of the Topsail High School community, and the world,
depends on our students continually pursuing an educational
path that will allow them to grow into contributing individuals
and members of the community and world.
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What does a PIRATE look and act like?
› P – Positive
› I – Involved
› R – Responsible
› A – Attentive
› T – Thoughtful
› E – Environmental
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The mission of the Topsail High PTSO is to
support programs that enforce educational
opportunities for students and teachers and
acknowledge the academic achievements of
the student body.
Topsail High PTSO Board Members:
› Beth Mongeau - President
› Teresa Moore - Vice President
› Patti Desmarais - Vice President
› Debby Hotton - Treasurer
› Mary Tobin - Secretary
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Career and Technical Education (CTE) Courses - $10.00
Visual & Performing Arts: $10.00 per class
Marching Band: $100.00
Symphonic Band: $50.00
Student Parking Fee: $40.00 per school year; $20.00 per
semester
Copy Fee:
› Black & White Copies - .10 per copy
› Color Copies - .50 per copy
English: 4 credits (English I, II, III, IV)
 Math: 4 credits (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II & 4th level
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math course)
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Science: 3 credits (Earth/Environmental, Biology & Physical
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Social Studies: 3 credits (World History, US History & Civics
Science)
& Economics)
Health/PE: 1 credit
 Elective Credits:
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› 2 credits from CTE, Fine Arts or Foreign Language (mix &
match)
› 4 credit concentration (ALL from ONE area)
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State Attendance Policy
› All students under 16 years of age must not miss more
than 10 unexcused absences for the entire school
year
› At 10 unexcused absences parent(s)/guardian(s) are
subject to potential referral to the District Attorney’s
office
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Pender County Attendance Policy
› Each semester 8 absences per class
› Loss of class credits for excused or unexcused
› Saturday School will be offered each semester
3rd Tardy: Parent phone call
 4th & 5th Tardy: Administrative lunch detention
 6th Tardy: CELL for the next school day
 7th Tardy: Suspension
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**TARDIES ARE TOTALED FOR ALL CLASSES**
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Shirts: No tank tops. Shirts must have sleeves or cap sleeves
Gym Shorts: Can only be worn in gym class.
Pants: Must be worn at waist level. (No sagging pants)
Skirts & Shorts: Must meet the Pender County 3 inch rule (index card
length above the knee)
Hats & Head Coverings: Will be taken and put in the front office for
parent pick up when worn after the 8:20AM bell.
Non Complicance (for dress code):
1st Offense: Reprimand (noted on a Google document)
› 2nd Offense: Administrative Lunch Detention
› 3rd Offense: CELL
› 4th Offense: Suspension
 **Hats & Headcoverings: 1st & 2nd offense: hat taken and held in the
front office
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After first bell – cell phones WILL be taken if they are visible –
NO WARNINGS
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Failure to turn off and/or put cell phone away is non
compliance & will result in:
1st Offense: Administrative Lunch Detention
› 2nd Offense: CELL
› 3rd Offense: Suspension
› **Parents MUST pick up all cell phones when taken from student on 1st &
2nd offense
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Club Name
Club Sponsor
FCCLA (Family, Career, Community Leaders of America)
Ms. Painter
Topsail Book Club
Ms. Tarvin
SETA (Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)
Ms. Tarvin
STAND Club (student division of United to End Genocide)
Ms. Stuart
DECA (Business and Marketing)
Ms. France & Ms. Taylor
National Honor Society
Ms. Umbaugh
The Writing Out Loud Club
Mr. Delamar
Ecology Club
Mr. Schosek
Ignite Club
Ms. Waltermire
Ping Pong Club
Mr. Frye
HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America)
Ms. Wells
Student Council
Ms. Mowrey & Mr. Frye
Drama Club
Ms. Melton
The Water Project Club
Ms. Rivera-Longchamps
Sport
Season
Coach
Women’s Golf
Fall
Margaret Burke
Women’s Volleyball
Fall
William Pearsall
Women’s Tennis
Fall
Craig Mann
Men’s Soccer
Fall
Ian McMichael
Football
Fall
Jonathan Davis
Cross Country
Fall
Wayne Rogers
Cheerleading (Football)
Fall
Jennifer Weeks
Men’s Basketball
Winter
Jeff Gainey (Varisty )
Jamie Rhew (Junior Varsity)
Women’s Basketball
Winter
Sarah Graves (Varsity)
Wrestling
Winter
Jacob Pence
Cheerleading (Basketball)
Winter
Jennifer Weeks
Swimming
Winter
Shannon Graves
Baseball
Spring
Ryan Morris (Varsity)
TBA (Junior Varsity)
Softball
Spring
Jeff Gainey
Men & Women’s Track & Field
Spring
Tish London
Women’s Lacross
Spring
Debbie Fortunato
Men’s Lacross (Club Sport)
Spring
Coach – TBA
Men’s Golf
Spring
James Rochelle
Men’s Tennis
Spring
Craig Mann
Women’s Soccer
Spring
Ian McMichael
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Freshman Orientation 2012