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Tacoma Baptist High School - Student Life

Students, faculty, and staff gather weekly for singing, which is led by a student band, and to hear preaching from local pastors, youth pastors, and guest speakers. Individual classes and the student body government also host their own chapels throughout the year.

Homecoming Banquet
One of two yearly formal events, this banquet provides a semi-formal atmosphere for students to eat, mingle, and enjoy each other’s company. Venues have included waterfront restaurants, harbor cruises, and other locations.

Junior Senior Banquet
One of two yearly formal events, this banquet is held for junior and senior students, and those whom they invite, to celebrate their friendships, class unity, and experience a semi-formal occasion with one another.

Spirit Week
This week is packed with pep rallies, daily dress up themes, and class competitions as students anticipate their homecoming football game at the end of the week.

Members of the drama class and other students practice throughout the year to perform two plays: one in the fall and one in the spring. Drama productions are sometimes coordinated with other class fundraisers or may occur as a stand-alone event.

Students have the option of taking art or advanced art classes that explore multiple mediums of expression including painting, ceramics, watercolor, weaving, and drawing/ sketching. Many students compete in local area art competitions successfully.

High school students may participate in choir as an elective and compete in the annual ACSI Musicale competition for adjudication. TBS has taken 1st place the last four years and in 2010 brought home four trophies. The choir also performs for bi-annual school concerts.

For elected, appointed, and other students, this course and student group plans, oversees, and conducts the student body co-curricular activities. Students are elected annually.

Students, under the guidance of the yearbook teacher, take photos and create the pages published each year in the class yearbook. These students cover sports activities, school functions, and co-curricular activities.

Each fall the high school students attend a camp or conference center for an opportunity to provide spiritual focus and direction on the year, establish the leadership of the student body government, and create an atmosphere helpful for forging new friendships and renewing previous ones.

Students have the option of playing wind, percussion, and other instruments as an elective in the high school. Students will perform during two concerts in the Spring and fall as well as demonstrate their abilities in other school functions.

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