Tracks Tradition - Keepsakes
A Few Tracks Highlights
Grendel and Friends
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A Grendel Worth Sharing
2011 Keepsake DVD
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2013 Graduation Videos
Honor Speakers Ben Stockdale and Caleb Parsons give a humorous take on high school commencement.
Dedicated to the Class of 2013
Isla Neel, Salutatorian Brenna Wilson, Valedictorian Alessandra Akers
The processional and an amazing anthem
The diplomas from A to McCoyle
All diplomas are now delivered!
"That was so Class of 2013"
Graduation 2012 in Segments
This is the processional and the opening speakers.
These thumbnails come from about the 10-minute mark.
Graduation Ceremony '11 Excerpts
Polk County Traditions
The first yearbook shows a place of high expectation and promise.
This helps bridge the gap between the school's origins and the start of Tracks. This school year was big on being family. Mr. Powell also helped with continuity.
This was the last DVD in a four-year series that was sold at graduation to include four-plus years of Tracks along with the graduation ceremony.
Gene Vanderford was the band director and song's creator
This lunch critique was in the first 1995 Tracks broadcast and began the weekly TV show tradition. The teacher had much to learn; classes use it on the exam to critique all the areas to improve.
On February 13, 2011, Eloise Thwing's 20 years of service to the Thermal Belt Outreach was recognized.
Mrs. Margaret Forbes equipped hundreds of students with a good start to their schooling.
The Academic Recovery Center has been supportive of high school students needing individualized help.
This gives a quick overview of the 4th and final DVD in a series that attempted to capture the graduation and the best of the Tracks TV show for freshman through senior year.
"Senior Seconds" were given to seniors in the Keepsake DVD in 2010 and 2011. The sampling stretches from just before the toddling stage to the senior prom.
Mrs. Spinks, chemistry teacher and formerly Mrs. Laughter, had three children graduate from PCHS, and Rebecca was her last.
An AFS student's perspective of America
Earlier Graduation Videos
Out of the darkness comes light. As the evening progresses, the faces shine all the more brightly.
Commencement 2001 This is edited to show excerpts from the graduation speakers and program along with a commencement of summer vacation with teachers toasting the past school year.
Ms. Mamerica 2013
Here's a sampling from earlier years
An introduction to the master of ceremonies and the judges.
The parade begins from Alabama to Kansas
Kentucky to New York
North Carolina to Washington
West Vir. & Wisconsin and the Top Ten
Top Ten in Swimsuits!
This is Ms. Idaho's dance routine with "her" two sons.
This was a memorable pep rally from about 2005 with some input from some special mothers and sons.
The 1997 computer was brand new to class use and camera shots were still experimental. The first version of twister gave special effects; the second told a fuller story.
This goes to the extreme in showing best student efforts in a classroom. Students generally like spoofs on others; this strikes a chord that maybe only teachers can appreciate.
Polk County History
Can a Polk County website reflect this county without this sporting event? The sport but not this event was covered in '98 in the first small thumbnail on the origin & wall tab.
A tour guide at Columbus's House of Flags was leading high school students around the museum and offered these comments along the way.
A great resource for tapping into roots and traditions is this museum. Two tour guides help with this day's journey.
Origin & Wall
Fall '13 Update
12/10/2013 8:00:59 PM