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Peabody News
Thanksgiving

No school the week of November 24-28.
Enjoy the Holiday!
Football- Round 4 of the TSSAA Playoffs
Round 4- Friday, November 28
Peabody Golden TideáVS. Adamsville Cardinals
Home
7:00 PM

Winner advances to the TSSAA Blue Cross championship game to be held at Tennessee Tech, in Cookeville, on Saturday, December 6, at 12:00.
Peabody Basketball
Monday, November 24
Peabody at West Carroll
6:00
New Link
We have added a link for posting all honors given and received by the Senior class.
You can find it in the navigation bar on the left hand side of this page. It is entitled, "Senior Honors- Class of 2015".
The Senior Superlatives have already been added and we will continue to build it as the year progresses.
Seniors and Senior Parents
The next Mandatory TN Promise meeting will be Thursday, Decemberá4th, atá6:00 PM, in theáPHSáTheater.
This meeting will be about financial aid. If you came to the first mandatory meeting, you are not required to attend, but you will not want to miss this information about FAFSA and financial aid!á

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU DID NOT ATTEND THEá1st MANDATORY MEETING HELD ON OCTOBERá21st, AND YOU DO NOT ATTEND THIS MEETING ON DECEMBERá4th-áYOU WILL FORFEIT ALL TN PROMISE MONIES NOW AND IN THE FUTURE- NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!!
Girls Soccer
Awards winners from the Soccer Banquet held Monday, November 10:

Kala Bland
MVP

Caley Warrington
110% Award

Shakira Cliff
Offensive POY

Sable Estes
Defensive POY

Shakira Cliff
Most Goals

Clarissa Gadlen
Most Improved

Jasmine Bynes
Outstanding Frosh
All-District

Shakira Cliff
1st Team
All-District

Lauren Smith
1st Team
All-District

Sable Estes
2nd Team
All-District

Isabella Carrasco
2nd Team
District Offensive
POY

Lauren Smith

District Goalkeeper
of the Year

Kala Bland
HOSA and Epilepsy Awareness

The Peabody chapter of Health Occupations Students of Americaá(HOSA) is wearing purple ribbons for the month of November for Epilepsy Awareness.
Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by seizures. These seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods of vigorous shaking.
November 26 will mark four years that HOSA secretary Taryn Lester has been seizure free.
Make sure to grab a purple ribbon and wear it for Taryn and other sufferers of epilepsy.
Best Buddies Program at Peabody
The first annual Best Buddies Match Party was a tremendous success!
There was a large turnout of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and news media. We are looking forward to a fun-filled year and building lasting friendships along the way!á
Thank you to everyone for your support.


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Message from the Principal

Peabody HigháSchool was founded in 1877 with money donated by George Peabody.

Mr. Peabody was an international merchant and financier. At the conclusion of the Civil War, he donated $3.4 million to establish the 'Peabody Education Fund' in order to rebuild schools in the south.áThe $3.4 million would be the equivalent of $75 million today.
From the George Peabody Museum website:
The Southern states suffered greatly both during and after the American Civil War. Moved by their situation, George Peabody wanted to help. He believed that education would help the Southern people rebuild and so donated funds to "promote and encourage the intellectual, moral and industrial education of the destitute children of the Southern States." The Fund also attempted to establish a permanent education system run by qualified teachers.

In recognition of this act of philanthropy, Congress unanimously approved a resolution of gratitude and presented Peabody with a gold medal. Also, President Andrew Johnson personally visited Peabody and thanked him for his efforts.
He was a remarkable man who gave millions to those in need yet never actually bought any property for himself.áClick on his picture to learn more.
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Peabody High School is proud to carry the name of such a fine person and we will throughout the school year post more information about his life. In the meantime please visit the website listed above toá learn moreáabout our namesake.
More from the website:
"Although George Peabody was first and foremost an American
businessman, his philosophic ideals transcended the war. áAs such, he
was more concerned with helping people than with politics. áThis was
evident in the effort he put forth in the Peabody Education Fund."

á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á á -Mayor Michael Bonfanti
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