News and Announcements
Important Phone Numbers
HS School Year Start Times
Mon, Tue, Thur. and Fri: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesdays are considered "Late Wednesdays" and school begins at 8:05 am and dismisses at 3:00 pm.
This Year's Theme Verse
Ephesians 2:8-9 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. What a promise!
High School Demerit Point System
Here is a link to the demerit point system.
Student and Parent Handbooks
Here is the link to the Student Handbook and the Parent Handbook. Please note that there are no Student Agendas this year.
Great Works of the Heart
The Great Works of the Heart ceremony will be held in the Sparks Chapel on Thursday, March 6th.
Cheer 2014-2015 Parent Information Meeting
Parents of girls currently in grades 5-11 interested in trying out for the 2014-2015 Briarcrest Cheerleading Squads, should plan to attend an informational meeting about tryouts, expectations, requirements, etc. on Thursday, March 20th in the high school multi-purpose room at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Nichols, Spirit Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tryout packets will be distributed and coaches and sponsors will be introduced. Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Cheer Squads will be held the week of April 14th. Girls interested in participating on a non-competitive pom squad should plan to attend an interest meeting during Activity Period on Wednesday, March 5 in Mrs. Nichols’ room, #219. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Nichols, Spirit Coordinator at email@example.com.
Congratulations Gus Gran!
Gus recently signed a Letter of Intent to play football at the University of Memphis
Congratulations George Kawell!
George recently signed a Letter of Intent to golf at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Congratulations Hunter Bledsoe!
Hunter recently signed a Letter of Intent to play football at Southeast Missisouri
Congratulations Hawken Hydrick!
Hawken recently signed a Letter of Intent to play football at the Naval Academy
Congratulations Madison Malone!
Madison recently signed a Letter of Intent to play football at Appalachian State
There are reports that drivers are speeding through the school parking lot, especially between the Middle School and the Sparks Chapel. We ask that you please slow down and obey all traffic signs located in the parking lot.
Also, students are not allowed to exit the High School through the rear of the building at the end of the day. Students, please have your ride pick you up in the front of the High School.
Thank you for helping us keep this a safe campus!!
2014 Basketball Homecoming Court
Congratulations to Jasmine Cincore who was named Homecoming Queen.
Spring Break and Ecuador Mission Trips
Spring Break Local Mission Trip
Dates: Sunday, March 9th – Wednesday, March 12th
Deadline: Application and cost of trip by Friday, January 31st
Ecuador Missions Trip
Dates: June 27-July 6
Deadline: A $300 non-refundable deposit is due by Friday, January 31st; Application due in 2 parts:
1) General Application (due February 28)
2) Notarized Release, Agreement and Waiver, Notarized minor Release Form, Immunization Records (due May 2)
Congratulations Tommy Davis
Congratulations to Briarcrest Senior Tommy Davis who has been awarded The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship this year. This program is for high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership skills, academic achievement and a commitment to community service.
Scholastic Art Winners for 2013-2014
Please congratulate the following students on their accomplishments. High School students were awarded 6 honorable mentions and 3 silver keys.
Ann Marie Simpson - Printmaking - Honorable Mention
Patrick Holland - Digital Art - Honorable Mention
Aaron Phifer - Digital Art - Honorable Mention
Alli Gregory - Digital Art - Honorable Mention
Austin McElveen - Design - Honorable Mention
Austin McElveen - Design - Silver Key
Andrew Pierce - Painting - Silver Key
Jessica Grinder - Sculpture - Silver Key
Austin McElveen - Mixed Media - Honorable Mention
English Writing Lab Schedule
2/25: 6:20-7:20am with Mrs. Longworth
2/27: 3:05-4:05pm with Mr. Nabors
Congratulations Will Borah
Will Borah was recently named and Academic All Star by the Commercial Appeal
Congratulations Austin McElveen
Here is the billboard that was printed for Austin McElveen's Best of Show win at the West Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition. Congratulations Austin!
Congratulations Best of Prep Winners
The following students were selected to the Best of Preps for their Fall Sport by the Commercial Appeal
Cross Country - Tim Zmudzinski
Football - Hunter Bledsoe, Gus Gran, Madison Malone
Golf - Jordan Botwinick, Peyton Dix, Danny Harris, Lauren Wade
Girls Soccer - Megan Henry, Alyssa Neuberger, Michelle Turner
Volleyball - Callie Anderton, Hannah Cox, Kendell Strand
Congratulations Jasmine Cincore!
Jasmine recently signed a Letter of Intent to play basketball at the University of Nebraska
Congratulations Paxton Pearson!
Paxton recently signed a Letter of Intent to play baseball next year at the University of Illinois at Springfield.
Congratulations Will Borah!
Will Borah was recently named a National Merit Semi-Finalist
Congratulations John, Brandon, and Adam!
Congratulations to John Shepherd, Brandon Towne, and Adam Wilson for being named National Merit Commended Scholars!
Congratulations to this years All Southwest Tennessee Junior High Honor Choir
Congratulations to the 20 Briarcrest students who made the 2013 West TN Vocal Music Educator's Association All Southwest Junior High School Honor Choir. This makes a total of 39 Briarcrest students making both the Sr. HS and Jr. HS Honor Choirs, an all-time school record.
Katherine Ann Mohler- 1st Chair Alto II, Katherine Vaiden- 15th Chair Alto II, Alison Szulewski- 3rd Chair Alto 1, Lucy Callicott- 6th Chair Alto 1 Jessica Williams- 17th Chair Alto 1 Christian Hammond- 2nd Chair Bass 2 Elliott Holland- 4th Chair Bass 2 Sydney Sparks- 7th Chair Soprano 1 Allison Benoit- 8th Chair Soprano 1 Aislinn Towne- 13th Chair Soprano 1 Megan Cheng- 14th Chair Soprano 1 Bailee Ross- 20th Chair Soprano 1 Taylor Elliott- 6th Chair Tenor 1 Cooper Neal- 25th Chair Tenor 1 Wes Abington- 14th Chair Tenor 2 Connor Sneathern- 24th Chair Tenor 2 Hayden Gray- 8th Chair Bass 1 Mark Williams- 12th Chair Bass 1 Elena Gentlemen- 8th Chair Soprano 2 Morgan O'Neal- 12 Chair Soprano 2
Dates to Note:
February 25 Soph/Fresh Parent/Student College Meeting
February 27-29 Spring Musical- The Sound of Music
February 27-Mar 1 Basketball State Championships
March 3-4 Choral Festival
March 6 Great Works of the Heart Program
March 8-16 Choir Trip to Spain
March 10-14 Spring Break