News for 9/11/2019



Photo by Robin Billings

Smith County Community Foundation helps Thunder Ridge Elementary

Last school year brought many indoor recess days. Between colder weather, snow, and rain, the students at Thunder Ridge Elementary spent many of their recesses indoors. Hoping to help make this year's indoor recesses more fun, organized, and team building, the school applied to Smith County Community Foundation for some help. They requested funds to purchase several indoor games to help the kids enjoy being  inside for recess, make the time more organized, and develop teamwork skills. Having recess in a small area can create some chaos so having these games will really help organize the recess time and offer the opportunity to have kids work together in a structured play time. Some of the games that were purchased are giant dominoes, life size connect four, corn hole, Velcro catch, headbanz, two person football zip catch, Guess Who?,  and beanbag games. Thank you to the Smith County Community Foundation for your continued support of the local school systems of Smith County!




TR Music Booster Club Tailgate

Thunder Ridge music supporters and parents have recently joined together to form a new, Music Booster Club. They served a tailgate meal, asking for free will donations to support the Thunder Ridge music program, at the first home football game of the season Friday night, September 6. Thunder Ridge came out on top over Lakeside, with the game ending at halftime 50-0. The Music Booster Club also worked the concession stand. All the parents and volunteer workers who helped were appreciated.