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Mission Statement:

The mission of Tolsia High School is "To Challenge"


We have high expectations that children can and will learn. Tolsia High School strives to maximize the child's social, physical, emotional, moral, and intellectual development in a global society.

Tolsia High School, a consolidation of Crum High School and Fort Gay High School, opened its doors on January 18, 1988 in Glen Hayes, WV.  The primary purpose of the Rebels focuses on student achievement and preparation toward successful futures. Tolsia High School has enjoyed great successes in several academic and athletic endeavors, and the future of students, faculty, and staff remains promising with continued hard work and support from everyone in surrounding communities.

Tolsia in the News 

                                     *Tolsia High School Press Release* 

Date: October 26th, 2018  
From: Mr. Ric Morrone, Tolsia High CTE Administrator 

               Tolsia High Special Olympians Spiking the Competition 

     Tolsia High’s Special Olympics Volleyball Team captured the Gold Medal in the Wayne County Tournament held Friday October 26th at Spring Valley High School. 

The Rebels battled through tough competition from across the county to claim the top prize. Tolsia defeated Spring Valley in the finals to claim the championship.  

       Tolsia Coach Todd Maynard said, “All the work and preparation has really paid off for our kids. Coach Marsha Walker and myself have admired the work ethic and will to win our athletes have displayed. We look forward to the Special Olympics Basketball Tournament that will be coming up in the winter.” 

*If you would like any further information regarding this Program at Tolsia High feel free to contact Mr. Todd Maynard at (304)648-5566 ext. 35. 

Tolsia High School Press Release
  Date: October 3rd, 2018
From: Mr. Ric Morrone, Tolsia High School CTE Administrator

 Tolsia High Student Achieves Prestigious Endorsement

Tolsia High students Austin Block, Daniel Moore, and Dylan Fore recently achieved a high level endorsement in their Advanced Career Program of Study at the school. The Tolsia students achieved a certification of proficient in the Advanced Manufacturing Program, which is led by Tolsia High Instructor Sean Meddings. The Advanced Career offering is through the Southern Regional Education Board and is a very high level accomplishment.

The Programs in the Advanced Career Areas are offered through SREB and are a real world learning experience in a high demand technical field. The students learn rigorous academic math, science, reading, writing and technical skills. The goal for SREB is to prepare students for further study and a rewarding career in their chosen field of study.

This is the first year for Tolsia High to participate fully in the Advanced Career Program in Advanced Manufacturing. Instructor Sean Meddings said, “I am very proud of these students and their accomplishments. I look forward to seeing them use their skills and pursue the careers of their choice in the future. Our goal at Tolsia High Career Technical Center is to prepare all our students to be College and Career Ready. The skills they acquire will prepare them to be successful in their future endeavors.”

VFW Teacher of the Year award
VFW Teacher of the Year award

On 4 January 2018 Mrs. Roberta Holland, Tolsia High School's Spanish Teacher, was presented a plaque for her nomination as the VFW Post 1064 "Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award" for the greater Huntington, WV (Wayne and Cabell County Schools) area. 

The VFW Teacher of the Year award contest recognizes one exceptional high school teacher for their outstanding commitment to teaching Americanism and patriotism to their students.  Local nominations are forwarded for further competition at the national level where winners receive: a $1,000 award for professional development expenses, a $1,000 award for his/her school, two award plaques: one for the teacher, the other for his/her school, and an all-expenses-paid trip to attend a VFW conference to receive their award.

On behalf of the Tolsia High School students and staff, we are proud of her accomplishments, her daily professionalism, and her commitment to shaping and molding the young minds of our beloved community.  Roberta Holland has taught Spanish at THS for the past 13 years and English for two years prior to that, she holds a Masters Degree in Education, and recently received her Administrative Certification.  She is married to Dorsal Holland and has two daughters; Pagen, who recently received her teaching certificate, and Cera, who is currently pursuing a career in nursing.

Sergeant Major Francis made the following statement regarding this nomination, " it is a great honor for the Tolsia High School JROTC program to have nominated Mrs. Holland for this prestigious award.  It is further a great honor to work with teachers like her who truly put the welfare of the students ahead of her own, working daily to uplift, educate, and instill a sense of honor, ethics, and patriotism in our young folks".

Date: October 26th, 2018 
From: Mr. Ric Morrone, Tolsia High CTE Administrator 

 TOLSIA HIGH JROTC Setting the Standard in Fall Raider Competitions  

     The Tolsia High School JROTC Raider Team has been drawing attention with their recent successes in the Fall Raider Competition Season. The Tolsia High JROTC has competed in three recent events with great success. The competitions were held at Tolsia High on Sept. 29th, Lincoln County High October 13th, and Riverside High on October 20th.  

The results for the competitions were as follows: 

Tolsia High Raider Meet: (23 teams from WV & KY) Tolsia Boys Team 1st Place, Tolsia Girls Team 3rd Place. 

Lincoln County High School Meet: (22 teams competing from WV and KY)      

Tolsia Boys Team 1st Place, Tolsia Girls Team 2nd Place 

Riverside Raider Competition: (22 teams from WV and VA) 

Tolsia Boys Team 2nd Place, Tolsia Girls Team 3rd Place. 

Tolsia High JROTC Instructor Sargent Major Thomas Francis said, “I cannot be prouder of Tolsia High School JROTC Raider Teams that I am right now. They have diligently worked to hone their skills, condition their minds and strengthen their bodies to compete. It never ceases to amaze me as the smallest competing school, that Tolsia always seems to wind up on the top rung of the ladder. The first half of the Raider season winds down with Tolsia High as the number one ranked Raider team in the state of West Virginia.” 

For more information regarding Tolsia High JROTC Raider team please contact SGM Francis or SGT Lambert at (304) 648-8258. 

Date: October 1st, 2018

From: Mr. Ric Morrone, Tolsia High CTE Administrator

Tolsia High Therapeutic Services Program Sponsors Red Cross Blood Drive

The Tolsia High Therapeutic Services Program partnered with the Red Cross to conduct a blood drive at Tolsia High on September 27th, 2018. This is the first blood drive of the year at the school and they have two more planned throughout the year.

Tolsia High Therapeutic Services Instructor Tennille Gilkerson said, “We collected 54 units of blood and I’m very proud of this great showing of giving. My True Hearts Services employees always volunteer and work very well with the Red Cross. I am very proud of our students, staff and community who are always willing to donate for this very worthwhile cause.”

Tolsia High operates their Career Technical programs under the Simulated Workplace model and the Therapeutic Services simulated workplace company is the “True Hearts Services” company. The employees of True Hearts Services assisted the Red Cross by checking in donors, providing snacks/drinks after donating blood and assisting with any other needs of the Red Cross personnel.

* For more information regarding the Blood Drives or the Therapeutic Services Program at Tolsia High. Contact Instructor Mrs. Tennille Gilkerson at 1-304-648-5566.

Date: October 17th , 2018

From: Mr. Ric Morrone, Tolsia High CTE Administrator

Workforce West Virginia Visits Tolsia High School

Tolsia High School recently hosted a Financial Aid and Career Development Workshop with Workforce West Virginia presenting. The event was held on Monday October 15th at the high school. The program is another opportunity for parents and students to link with agencies for post-secondary planning.

Tolsia High School Guidance Counselor Katlin Webb coordinated the visit to benefit students and parents at the school. It gives the parents a personal contact regarding resources available for the students after completing their high school education. It includes scholarship opportunities, technical training as well as four-year college options. The presenters shared information that is very important as seniors prepare for the next stage in their educational process.

Mrs. Webb said, “Tolsia High School is very active in providing linkage opportunities for our students and parents. We feel this is another step in giving our students the best possible avenue for future success and to be college and career ready upon graduation.”

* For more information regarding the Workforce WV Program at Tolsia High School contact Mrs. Katlin Webb, Counselor (304)646-5566 ext.26.

Tolsia High School
#1 Rebel Drive
Fort Gay, WV 25514
Phone:  304-648-5566
fax: 304.648.5447

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