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A snapshot of the events and news at SDHS! Our students will amaze you with their news!

Week of December 3, 2018

  • Mikayla Phillips sign a volleyball scholarship with Union College.
  • ACT Prep teachers make an impact on 57% of seniors who retook their tests in October.
  • A father’s appreciation for the random act of kindness from JROTC Cadet Dylan DeLorenzo. He brightened an autistic child’s day with 267 Chuck E. Cheese tickets. Thank you Dylan!!
  • Amber Douglas share her experiences of serving others through Global Leadership Adventures with the Interact Club.
  • Forensics sweep the competition at Sullivan East High School. Way to go, Trojans!!
  • T.I.M.E. Future Ready Students participated in the Hour of Code activities!

  • Week of November 19, 2018

  • Bailey Conyer, Max Blevins, Gabbi Beckett, Hannah Rogers, Aaron Couch, and Harrison Travis sign athletic scholarships. Congratulations to these students, their parents, their coaches, and their respective teams! Go Trojans!!
  • SDHS host North River Algebra 1 Collaborative Learning Labs and teachers train online for TNReady test administration.
  • Basketball and Wrestling opened their seasons.
  • The Rifle and Forensics teams had successful competitions.
  • Spanish 3 students taught lessons at Daisy Elementary.
  • Seniors participate in small group HR panel discussions.
  • Science students attend breakout sessions for the Science Expedition.
  • HCDE recognize Tammy Baxter for her work and involvement as a parent and Soddy Daisy community member.

  • Week of November 5, 2018

    Live Your Best Life Week sponsored by the Guidance Department included activities to encourage students in making good choices. Topics included: Vaping and Smoking, Suicide Prevention, Healthy Relationships and Veteran's Day Activities

  • JROTC Raiders place in the National Championship and all cadets show appreciation to veterans with an evening parade.
  • TN Tech/MTSU Trip
  • Senior Project: Job Shadowing Day
  • Student Council Seniors @ E TN Workshop.
  • SDHS Theatre Department and our Forensics Team perform SNL, live from Soddy Daisy.
  • The Interact Club help build a playground at Rivermont Elementary School.
  • Football - our Men of Troy continue onward toward a state tournament….Go Trojans!


  • Week of October 29, 2018

  • HCDE (Semester) Benchmark #2.
  • ACT Testing for 10-12 grade students.
  • 9th grade field trip to Rock City.
  • English 12 attended the Macbeth Play in Atlanta
  • “You’re Hired” presentation for senior
  • Science Halloween Exhibition for Daisy Elementary students
  • TN Promise Deadline was November 1st.
  • Chatt State Application Day at SDHS
  • Football - Round 1 Playoff Game. Men of Troy continue their journey to a state bid
  • XC - State Meet qualifiers: Max Blevins, Gabbi Beckett, and Katilee Croft…Go Trojans!
  • JROTC Raiders National Championship competition



    Week of October 22, 2018

  • Students expressed to our visitors from SCORE that they felt cared for and respected by teachers, along with giving other great feedback about SDHS. They did a great job communicating to SCORE what it is like to be a Trojan.
  • Cross County Division 1 Regionals and Soccer was at the State Tournament.
  • Physics trip to Dollywood.
  • Spanish 3 students visited Daisy Elementary School.
  • PSAT and EOC Verification Tests.
  • Finalized TN Promise and FAFSA registration.
  • Enjoyed extra time at lunch for the perfect attendance incentive.
  • Hosted the TSSAA Cross Country Regional Meet.
  • Rallied our football team against Walker Valley for the Regional Championship


  • Week of October 15, 2018

  • Monday there was no school due to SDHS staff at Professional Development.
  • Special Olympics was at Spare Time Bowling.
  • Future Ready Institute traveled to Camp Lookout for as great day of Team Building
  • Girls Basketball Tryouts were this week.
  • Parent Teacher Conferences at SDHS
  • Report Cards were distributed.
  • Student Council Leadership Training @ Summerville, GA.
  • Robotics STEM Summit was a Chatt State

  • Week of October 8th, 2018. FALL BREAK - No School


    Week of October 1st, 2018

  • HCDE year long Benchmark Assessments.
  • FASA opened on October 1st for Seniors.
  • Quarter exam week, Friday is the end of First Quarter!
  • All seniors will be took the US Civics Exam.
  • Tuesday's ACT tests has been rescheduled due to a national testing breach. The new ACT testing day is October 30th for 10, 11, and 12th grade students.
  • Tuesday's 9th grade field trip to Rock City has been moved to October 30th.
  • On Wednesday, Seniors interested in manufacturing and engineering took a field trip to RoadTec.
  • On Thursday, Spanish 2/3 students went to see the Hispanic Flamenco Ballet.
  • On Friday, JROTC Ultimate Tourney was during 3rd Block: Alpha v Bravo.
  • On Saturday, our Trojans worked hard on earning high scores on their SAT test.
  • Our Lady Trojan Volleyball Team won the district title.
  • Trojan's XC Team is holding a strong second place in their division.

  • Week of September 24th, 2018

    Nineteen schools competed at the Portland tournament. Our team placed 3rd in sweeps. We had two 1st places, two 2nd places, three 3rd places, one 4th place, two 5th places and a 6th place. Meredith and Morgan Baker, Kinsey Miller, Destiny McDaniel, Nate Hookey, Page Runyon, Rory Narron, Brady Harris, Isaiah Frye, Zack Damon, Hunter Cotton, and Sarah Cardwell all placed at the tournament.

  • Friday's Senior lunch was postponed due to the weather. Future Lunch Permission Slip can be found HERE.
  • Wednesday, the FRI students visit Camp Lookout was canceled due to weather and rescheduled to October 17th.
  • Thursday, SDHS students did not attend the SSAC Student Leadership at @ S. Chattanooga Rec Center due to weather.
  • XC competing at the Burnett Invitational on Saturday and it was a sunny day!


  • Week of September 17th, 2018

  • Open House and Parent Night for College Information.
  • FRI students went to WDEF TV.
  • Fall Sports Pictures were taken.
  • Wednesday is the SCALES Field Trip. Seniors observe a Tennessee Supreme Court session held in Chattanooga (once every 10 years).
  • UTK/TN Wes Field Trip.
  • SDHS Raiders place 2nd (out of 30) in the Fairview “Bring the Sting” Raider Competition.
  • SDHS competed in the Forensics Tournament @ Portland, TN.
  • The new Interact Club will be meeting.
  • Our “Men of Troy” defeat state champions Knox Catholic; soccer, golf, and volleyball earn wins as well.
  • SDHS alumni participate in a discussion panel with seniors about choices, opportunities, regrets, and successes.

  • Week of September 10th, 2018

  • Each Future Ready Institute (FRI) student receive a Chromebook provided by Hamilton County. Schools
  • Students connected with hundreds of colleges, college information, and college experiences during College Week@SDHS.
  • Students and teachers wearing college gear all week!
  • A successful safety drill for possible intruders.
  • 300+ 10th graders took the ASVAB which was administered by a military support team.
  • Best 20-day attendance report since 2013!
  • College Fair at Chattanooga State on Friday.
  • Jacob DiChiacchio, has been qualified as a National Merit Semi-Finalist.

  • Students begin the National Merit process during their junior year by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test(PSAT/NMSQT). More than 1.6 million juniors in high schools across the country took the test this year. The test evaluates critical reading, math, and writing skills.

    In the spring, National Merit will announce the winners of 7,500 Scholarships worth more than $31 million. Finalists will be announced in February with scholarship winners announced from March to June.

    Homecoming Week - September 3-7, 2018

  • Monday - No School - Labor Day
  • Tuesday - Wilderness vs Waves Day/Cornhole Tournament 6-9pm
  • Wednesday - Character Day/Wonderful Wednesday/Homecoming Carnival
  • Thursday - Decades Day - 9th/50's, 10th/60's, 11th/70's, 12th/80's/Mr. Irresistible/PowderPuff Game
  • Friday - Spirit Day/Pepe Rally/Buggy Parade/Football vs Hixson at 7:30. 

  • Week of August 27th, 2018

  • Speeches were made by students running for class office, organized by the Student Council and SDHS Media Classes.
  • Nominations and voting for Homecoming Court.
  • Hour-Long Lunches as attendance rewards for students with perfect attendance for the month of August.
  • Governor Bill Haslam and representatives from several school districts across the state visited SDHS to discuss ways to improve TNReady testing and discuss Mastery Connect.
  • Cadet Training by Chattanooga Police Department on the JROTC Obstacle Course.
  • Community support for SDHS teachers and staff provided by Huddle House! Thank you for breakfast!

  • Week of August 20, 2018

  • SDHS Cross Country Girls finished 1st and Boys finished 2nd in their season openers
  • A successful  week of signups for Club Rush Week, organized by our Student Council
  • Signups/tryouts began for bowling, which has awarded scholarships over the last three years (contact Lori Gearinger at lorig@goldbondinc.com for more information)
  • SDHS Soccer and Volleyball teams continue to build winning seasons
  • Work on our track has rapidly progressed toward completion in preparation of our first home football game.
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