The TDHS National Art Honor Society sponsored their first Coats for Kids drive on Thursday, Nov. 3, collected over two hundred coats, “enough to make a presentable pile,” according to Shelley Row, NAHS faculty sponsor. Channel 8 News Clip (Puritan Cleaners website) “It was very successful for the first year,” Row said. “We had a
Category: Knight Life
* By Nadi Meyer, KNews Managing Editor * Well it’s that time of the year again! We’re trading in swimsuits and sunshine for autumn chills and frightening thrills, and with pop-culture-consuming social media, I wouldn’t be surprised if it had an impact on this year’s costume selection for Halloween. I’m sure you all have seen
* By Grace Fields, KNews Arts Editor * On Wednesday, Oct. 26, Thomas Dale High School juniors will attend a special ring ceremony during 1st block and Enrichment. During the ceremony, juniors will have their rings “knighted” to them by their class officers. The ceremony will begin with a presentation of colors by JROTC before
* By Nadi Meyer, KNews Managing Editor * With the mighty knights winning the homecoming football game against Petersburg on Friday, Oct. 14 , the flow of students that poured onto the dance floor were filled with enough spirit and energy to last them through the night. From the Cha Cha Slide to Girls Run the
On Thursday, Oct. 13,students came dressed as their favorite superheroes. A few dressed as super-villains.
* By KNews Staff, Photo by Lorielle Bouldin, KNews Staff Reporter * The annual Homecoming Powderpuff football game was held on Wednesday,Oct. 12. This is the game during spirit week where girls at Thomas Dale play football and boys who choose to participate are the cheerleaders. The girls who choose to participate in the powderpuff game are taught
The most popular spirit day is Generations Day, traditionally called “Senior Citizen Day” in honor of the senior class. On Generations Day, freshmen dress as babies, sophomores dress as toddlers, juniors dress as moms and dads, and seniors dress as senior citizens. Freshmen with binkies and seniors with walkers crowd Dale’s hallways. Unofficially, faculty dress as
“It shows how much school spirit we have and how much we want to show it by going full out even if we do look crazy. The best part is, no one judges each other during spirit week.” Megan Jackson, freshman “My favorite part was that a lot of people
On Tropical Day students, faculty and staff come to school dressed as if they are going to the beach or traveling as a tourist in a tropics. Aloha !
* By Victoria Gebremedhin, KNews Staff Writer * From Oct. 10 – 14, Thomas Dale Knights celebrated homecoming with Spirit Week. Spirit Week has always been a popular and fun way to promote more than just homecoming. It brings together students and faculty together with creative ways to dress up and enjoy everyone’s company as they band together
* By Nadi Meyer, KNews Managing Editor * Dr. Brenda Chappell-Sharpe, the new head librarian at Thomas Dale’s main campus, has a background in the arts and a fever for a fresh start. “I love TDHS so far! I’m having a blast!” said Dr. Chappell-Sharpe. “ I love seeing the students every day and just helping them