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  • Hello my fellow TE students... Why are the early days of history called the dark ages? Because their were knights everywhere. I'm Brian Murdoch, Thank You.
  • Are you an amazing artist or future author? Then submit to Out of the Blue! Out of the Blue is Timothy Edward’s nationally award winning literary magazine, 7 years in a row! You can submit anything from artwork, to photography, short stories, news articles, and MORE. Our contests (yes we have contests) consist of cover art, writing and poems, and a strive for five contest.  If you don’t submit to this amazing magazine, you are missing out on winning a Amazon gift card that is at least 20 dollars! But you have to summit fast because the deadline is April 15!  If you have some free time during April vacation, instead of sitting around watching Netflix, you could work on your submission! Sage is winning by far with having the most submissions, but the other teams aren't far behind. Grade 7 and 8, you got to step up your game. So be apart of a award winning magazine that's full of prizes and fun! Club members, please be aware that we will NOT meeting on Monday April 1. All students should go home on their regular bus!
  • Do you like the weight room?  Do you want to enhance your physical fitness? If so, the fitness club is for you.  The spring session of the fitness club will be starting after April break.  It will be held every Monday and Thursday until 4:00 pm, starting April 15th and ending May 23rd.  If you are interested, sign up through the Rec Department starting on April 4th at 8:00 am.  There is more information in the girls and boys locker room or you can see Mrs. Giaccone.

  • Well it's finally Spring and that means the dance you've all been waiting for is finally here.  Tonight is the Red, White, and Blue dance. Remember to dress in your best patriotic outfits for the best individual and group competition. This dance always sells out so get your ticket early and don't delay!

  • Softball Tryouts will take place today and Monday, April 1st and run from 2:40 to 4:30.  

  • Attention all students trying out for Track: Tryouts will begin next week until 4:30.  Girls tryouts will be on Monday, April 1st and Wednesday, April 3rd.  Boys tryouts will be Tuesday, April 2nd and Thursday, April 4th.  If you have any questions please come see Mrs. Edwards and Mr. Millard.
  • FORE!  Do you love golf? Or do you want to learn how to play? Please join Mr. Chandler for golf at Willowbrook every Wednesday starting April 17th. This program is run through the Rec Department, and you can sign up either through the website or in person at the Rec Department. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Chandler in the main gym or in room 121. Spots will fill up fast so please don't delay in registering. 

  • Attention all Timothy Edwards Band Members: please report directly to the auditorium today with study materials for band or theory and technique classes.  All band members should also remember to bring their instruments home this weekend as there are assignments in SmartMusic for all grade levels.  Mr. Marci's Day 2 Music Matrix class will still meet in room 144.

  • Thank you to all the students and staff who voted throughout the 4 rounds of the March Madness Book Brackets. 304 students voted in this fourth and final round; here are the results. The winner of the 2019 March Madness Book Bracket is: Forgotten City, by Michael Ford, with 200 votes. The runner up is Tight, by Torry Maldonado with 107 votes. We have multiple copies of many of the 2019 March Madness titles, so make sure to come to the LMC to check them out.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Scrambled Eggs, in the Grill line you can have Crispy Fish Sandwich and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches Do your best today and as always, strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 29, 2019 at 8:35 AM
  
  • Do you like the weight room?  Do you want to enhance your physical fitness? If so, the fitness club is for you.  The spring session of the fitness club will be starting after April break.  It will be held every Monday and Thursday until 4:00 pm, starting April 15th and ending May 23rd.  If you are interested, sign up through the Rec Department starting on April 4th at 8:00 am.  There is more information in the girls and boys locker room or you can see Mrs. Giaccone.

  • Well it's finally Spring and that means the dance you've all been waiting for is finally here.  Tickets go on sale  Monday for the Red, White, and Blue dance to be held this Friday night. Remember to dress in your best patriotic outfits for the best individual and group competition. This dance always sells out so get your ticket early and don't delay!

  • Spring Tryouts: Softball tryouts will be held Thursday, March 28th, Friday, March 29th and Monday, April 1st and will run from 2:40 to 4:30. Girls and Boys Track tryouts will begin next week and will run from 2:40 to 4:30.  Girls tryouts will be on Monday, April 1st and Wednesday, April 3rd.  Boys tryouts will be Tuesday, April 2nd and Thursday, April 4th.  If you have any questions with regards to Track, please come see Mrs. Edwards and/or Mr. Millard.
  • Do you love golf? Or do you want to learn how to play? Please join Mr. Chandler for golf at Willowbrook every Wednesday starting April 17th. This program is run through the Rec Department, and you can sign up via their website. If you have any questions please see Mr. Chandler in the main gym or in room 121. Spots will fill up fast so please don't delay in registering. 

  • On Friday morning, Nandy S will be representing TE at this year's state National Geographic Bee at Central Connecticut State University. She will be competing with 100 of Connecticut's best geographers. Good luck Nandy!!

  • Out of the Blue needs you!  We need more submissions for our cover art contest, our writing contest, and our Strive for Five contest.  Someone will win an amazon gift card for each of our contests.  Join the ranks of awesome students and staff who have already submitted such as Mrs. Roy, Sneh Detroja, Grace Yang and Yashna Praveen.

  • Any student that is participating in Hoops for Heart should bring the money they raised in by this Friday March 29th to their PE teacher.  Remember this money goes to support the American Heart Association.  Thanks for helping this great cause.

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Mandarin Chicken, in the Grill line you can have Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Do your best today and as always, strive for five! 
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 28, 2019 at 8:26 AM
  
  • Do you love writing, poetry, drawing, photography, and more? Then you should submit to Out of the Blue, our school’s literary magazine!!! You might win our cover contest, strive for 5 contest, or even our writing contest. You could even get an Amazon gift card that is worth at least $20. Just remember to get a form. Forms are located in the main office, the Garnet hallway, and on the TEMS homepage. Did you know that 6th grade Sage team has the most submissions in the whole school?! Time is ticking, please do try to submit fast! Please remember that all submissions are due in 2 weeks, Monday April 15, the day we come back from April Break. So please be sure to use your free time over break to work on your submissions. OUT OF THE BLUE NEEDS YOU!!!
  • Do you like the weight room?  Do you want to enhance your physical fitness? If so, the fitness club is for you.  The spring session of the fitness club will be starting after April break.  It will be held every Monday and Thursday until 4:00 pm, starting April 15th and ending May 23rd.  If you are interested, sign up through the Rec Department.  There is more information in the girls and boys locker room or you can see Mrs. Giaccone.

  • Well it's finally Spring and that means the dance you've all been waiting for is finally here.  Tickets go on sale  Monday for the Red, White, and Blue dance to be held next Friday night. Remember to dress in your best patriotic outfits for the best individual and group competition. This dance always sells out so get your ticket early and don't delay!

  • Softball tryouts will be held Thursday, March 28th, Friday, March 29th and Monday, April 1st and will run from 2:40 to 4:30.  Track tryouts will begin next week and will run from 2:40-4:30. Girls Track tryouts will be on Monday, April 1st and Wednesday, April 3rd.  Boys Track tryouts will be Tuesday, April 2nd and Thursday, April 4th.  If you have any questions with regards to Track tryouts, please come see Mrs. Edwards or Mr. Millard.
  • Do you love golf? Or do you want to learn how to play? Please join Mr. Chandler for golf at Willowbrook every Wednesday starting April 17th. This program is run through the Rec Department, and you can sign up via their website. If you have any questions please see Mr. Chandler in the main gym or in room 121. Spots will fill up fast, so please don't delay in registering. 

  • Out of the Blue needs more submissions.  We know that you all have talent!  Please submit your poems, drawings, photography, short stories, opinionated pieces, comic strips or any other way you showcase your talent.  You could even win an Amazon gift card.  Submit to our cover art contest, our writing contest, and our Strive for Five contest.  Many thanks to people who have already submitted such as Chion Polard, Kevin Martin and Anushree Sabade!

  • Attention Yearbook Staff! We will NOT meet this Thursday, but we WILL meet NEXT WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY for a LARGE PROJECT!! See you all then!

  • Any student that is participating in Hoops for Heart should bring the money they raised in by this Friday, March 29th to their PE teacher.  Remember this money goes to support the American Heart Association.  Thanks for helping this great cause.

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Parmesan, in the Grill line you can have Bacon Cheddar Chicken Sandwich and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Do your best today and as always, strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 27, 2019 at 8:27 AM
  
  • Do you like the weight room?  Do you want to enhance your physical fitness? If so, the fitness club is for you.  The spring session of the fitness club will be starting after April break.  It will be held every Monday and Thursday until 4:00 pm, starting April 15th and ending May 23rd.  If you are interested, sign up through the Rec Department.  There is more information in the girls and boys locker room or you can see Mrs. Giaccone.
  • Well it's finally Spring and that means the dance you've all been waiting for is finally here.  Tickets go on sale  Monday for the Red, White, and Blue dance to be held next Friday night. Remember to dress in your best patriotic outfits for the best individual and group competition. This dance always sells out so get your ticket early and don't delay!
  • Tryouts for spring sports are as follows: Baseball for 8th graders will be held today from 2:40 to 4:30. Softball tryouts will be held Thursday, March 28th, Friday, March 29th and Monday, April 1st and also run from 2:40 to 4:30.  Girls Track tryouts will be on Monday, April 1st and Wednesday, April 3rd.  Boys Track tryouts will be Tuesday, April 2nd and Thursday, April 4th. Tryouts for track will run from 2:40 to 4:30.  If you have any questions please come see Mrs. Edwards and Mr. Millard.
  • LAST CALL... please check for any lost and found items in the front lobby. All items not claimed by today will be donated to Good Will. Please double check the tables and bin if you are missing anything.
  • Out of the Blue needs more submissions.  We know that you all have talent!  Please submit your poems, drawings, photography, short stories, opinionated pieces, comic strips or any other way you showcase your talent.  You could even win an Amazon gift card.  Submit to our cover art contest, our writing contest, and our Strive for Five contest.  Many thanks to people who have already submitted such as Chion Polard, Kevin Martin and Anushree Sabade.
  • Attention Yearbook Staff! We will NOT meet this Thursday, but we WILL meet NEXT WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY for a LARGE PROJECT!! See you all then! 
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Quesadilla, in the Grill line you can have Meatball Sub, and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Do your best today and as always, strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 26, 2019 at 8:10 AM
  
  • Do you like the weight room?  Do you want to enhance your physical fitness? If so, the fitness club is for you.  The spring session of the fitness club will be starting after April break.  It will be held every Monday and Thursday until 4:00 pm, starting April 15th and ending May 23rd.  If you are interested, sign up through the Rec Department.  There is more information in the girls and boys locker room or you can see Mrs. Giaccone.

  • Well it's finally Spring and that means the dance you've all been waiting for is finally here.  Tickets go on sale  Monday for the Red, White, and Blue dance to be held next Friday night. Remember to dress in your best patriotic outfits for the best individual and group competition. This dance always sells out so get your ticket early and don't delay.
  • Tryouts for spring sports are as follows: Baseball for 8th graders will be held on Today, Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th from 2:40 to 4:30. Softball tryouts will be held Thursday, March 28th, Friday, March 29th and Monday, April 1st and also run from 2:40 to 4:30. Girls Track Tryouts begin on Monday April 1st from 2:40-4:30 and Boys track tryouts will begin on Tuesday April 2nd from 2:40-4:30.

  • LAST CALL... please check for any lost and found items in the front lobby. All items not claimed by Tuesday will be donated to Good Will.

  • Thank you to 303 students and staff members who cast their votes in Round 3 of the 2019 March Madness Book Bracket! You can cast your vote for Round 4 today through next Thursday, March 28th. To cast your vote, go to the LMC page, click on the March Madness Book Bracket link and then on the link for round 4 voting. We are down to the final match-up between Forgotten City and Tight; please take a moment to vote and have your say in this year’s March Madness Book winner! 
  • Out of the Blue will meet after school today!  To all staff and students, we still need submissions, especially for our writing contest, our strive for five contest, and our cover art contest.  Many thanks to the awesome students who have already submitted such as Elliott Clark and Quinn Cavanaugh!

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Nuggets, in the Grill line you can have Buffalo Ranch Chicken Sandwich, and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Do your best today and as, always strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 25, 2019 at 8:41 AM
  
  • Why didn't the pirate take a bath before he walked the plank?  He knew he would wash up on shore!

  • Do you like the weight room?  Do you want to enhance your physical fitness? If so, the fitness club is for you.  The spring session of the fitness club will be starting after April break.  It will be held every Monday and Thursday until 4pm, starting April 15th and ending May 23rd.  If you are interested, sign up through the rec department.  There is more information in the girls and boys locker room or you can see Mrs. Giaccone.

  • Well it's finally Spring and that means the dance you've all been waiting for is finally here.  Tickets go on sale Monday for the Red, White, and Blue dance to be held next Friday night. Remember to dress in your best patriotic outfits for the best individual and group competition. This dance always sells out so get your ticket early and don't delay!
  • Tryouts for spring sports are as follows: Baseball for 8th graders will be held on Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th from 2:40 to 4:30. Softball tryouts will be held Thursday, March 28th, Friday, March 29th and Monday, April 1st and also run from 2:40 to 4:30. Girls Track Tryouts begin on Monday April 1st from 2:40-4:30 and Boys track tryouts will begin on Tuesday April 2nd from 2:40-4:30.
  • LAST CALL... please check for any lost and found items in the front lobby. All items not claimed by next Tuesday will be donated to Good Will.

  • Out of the Blue will meet after school on Monday, March 25.  And to all staff and students, we still need submissions, especially for our writing contest, our strive for five contest, and our cover art contest.  Many thanks to the awesome students who have already submitted such as Zain Farooq and Isabella Giammarino!

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have French Toast Sticks, in the Grill line you can have Crispy Fish Sandwich, and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Do your best today and as always, strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 22, 2019 at 8:32 AM
  
  • Are you an amazing artist or future author? Do you love writing poems and taking amazing photos? Then submit to Out of the Blue! You could win amazing prizes and your artwork could even be featured on the cover of the magazine! But hurry, all submissions must be turned in to Mrs. Olsen on Garnet by April 15.
  • Attention 6th grade Ambassadors: Our first lunch meeting will be today in the guidance office. You will get a pass in homeroom this morning.
  • Well it's finally Spring and that means the dance you've all been waiting for is finally here.  Tickets go on sale  Monday for the Red, White, and Blue dance to be held next Friday night. Remember to dress in your best patriotic outfits for the best individual and group competition. This dance always sells out, so get your ticket early and don't delay!
  • You've all seen the big yellow boxes in your team hallways, right? The preschoolers in POP, along with the rest of us at TE, are collecting supplies and raising money for an animal rescue group. Please support our POP friends by paying $1 to wear a hat tomorrow! Thank you!
  • LAST CALL... please check for any lost and found items in the front lobby. All items not claimed by next Tuesday will be donated to Good Will.
  • Tryouts for spring sports are as follows... Baseball tryouts for 8th graders will be held on Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th from 2:40 to 4:30. Softball will be held Thursday, March 28, Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1 from 2:40 to 4:30. Girls Track Tryouts will be on Monday, April 1 from 2:40-4:30.  Boys track tryouts will be held on Tuesday, April 2 from 2:40-4:30. 
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Taco Meat, in the Grill line you can have Pulled Turkey BBQ Sandwich, and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches.  Do your best today and as always, strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 21, 2019 at 8:50 AM
  
  • Attention 6th grade Ambassadors- Our first lunch meeting will be this Thursday in the guidance office.  You will get a pass in homeroom on Thursday morning.

  • Attention Entertainers - all lost and found items located in the lobby must be picked up by Friday otherwise they'll be added to school-wide lost and found - at which point they might be lost forever!

  • You’ve all seen the big yellow boxes in your team hallways, right? The preschoolers in POP, along with the rest of us at TE, are collecting supplies and raising money for an animal rescue group. Please support our POP friends by paying $1 to wear a hat tomorrow! Thank you!

  • Attention all students from Mrs. Mordhorst's Day 1 Exploratory class: we will NOT be meeting today after school. Please go home on your regular bus. We WILL meet tomorrow, Thursday, after school in room 134.  

  • Thank you to the 170 students and staff members who have already cast their vote in Round 3 of  March Madness Book Bracket. Voting for Round 3 ends at the end of the day on Thursday and I would love to see many more votes cast. Go to the main LMC page and then to the March Madness Book Bracket link to cast your vote. Remember, you don’t need to have read the book, just vote for the one whose summary sounds the most interesting to you. I am in the process of buying additional copies of these books and they will be available soon.

  • Baseball Tryouts for 6th and 7th graders will be on Wednesday, March 20th, 8th graders will be on Monday, March 25th and on Tuesday, March 26th. Tryouts run from 2:40 to 4:30 pm.

  • Softball Tryouts will be held on Thursday, March 28, Friday, March 29 and on Monday, April 1.  Tryouts will run from 2:40 to 4:30 pm.  

  • Girls Track Tryouts will be held on Monday, April 1.  Boys Track Tryouts will be held on Tuesday, April 2. Tryouts will run from 2:40 to 4:30 pm.  
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have General Tso's Chicken, in the Grill line you can have a Crispy Chicken Club and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Do your best today and as always, strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 20, 2019 at 8:58 AM
  
  • Attention 6th grade Ambassadors- Our first lunch meeting will be this Thursday in the guidance office.  You will get a pass in homeroom on Thursday morning.

  • Auditions for TETV NEWS anchors will take place next Wednesday March 20th after school.

  • Out of the Blue will meet after school today in room 312.  To all members of our school community.  We are still looking for more submissions.  Thank you to people such as Brian Murdoch for his great comic strip and Sophia King for her great artwork and poetry!

  • Thank you to 341 students and staff members who cast their votes in Round 2 of the 2019 March Madness Book Bracket! You can cast your vote for Round 3 today through next Thursday, March 21st. To cast your vote, go to the LMC page, click on the March Madness Book Bracket link and then on the link for round 3 voting. You don’t have to have read the books; just vote for the title whose summary sounds the most interesting. Don’t get left out on the sidelines; make sure you have your say in this year’s March Madness Book winner!

  • Bravo Entertainers cast & crew - the reviews are in and audiences loved your 4 spectacular performances of Newsies! A big thank you to all of the adults - Ms. Fisher, Ms. Petrin, Ms. Sitarz, Mr. Gulick, Mr. Klein, Mr. Goric, Mr. Canova, Mr. Burhans and of course Mr. Barresi who put in many long hours to help you make this production so successful. Please check the lost and found for any items you may have left behind. Next year's show will be announced in the next couple of months - stay tuned!

  • The GSA, Gay-Straight Alliance, will meet after school today in Mrs. Zaugg's room, Room 332. All are welcome! We look forward to seeing you!

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Cheese Stuffed Breadsticks, in the Grill line you can have BBQ Cheddar Chicken Sandwich and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Do your best today and as always, strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 18, 2019 at 8:16 AM
  
  • What do you get when you do an Irish jig at McDonald's?  A Shamrock Shake!

  • Attention 6th grade Ambassadors - Our first lunch meeting will be this Thursday in the guidance office.  You will get a pass in homeroom on Thursday morning.

  • Auditions for TETV NEWS anchors will take place next Wednesday March 20th after school.

  • Beware the Ides of March!  Submit to our school's literary magazine Out of the Blue and you could even win a prize!  Otherwise, Out of the Blue may become Et tu Brute?  Thank you to people who have already submitted such as Colin Grieve and Taylor Lord for their great poems. Club members, please note that we will meet after school on Monday March 18 in room 312.

  • Thank you to 341 students and staff members who cast their votes in Round 2 of the 2019 March Madness Book Bracket! You can cast your vote for Round 3 today through next Thursday, March 21st. To cast your vote, go to the LMC page, click on the March Madness Book Bracket link and then on the link for round 3 voting. You don’t have to have read the books; just vote for the title whose summary sounds the most interesting. Don’t get left out on the sidelines; make sure you have your say in this year’s March Madness Book winner!

  • Attention all students who have Mr. Marci for music class today, please listen carefully to the following instructions.  All Sixth Grade Band Members should report to the BAND ROOM with study materials for first block today.  All other classes of Mr. Marci's should report directly to the auditorium with study materials for their music class today.

  • And now a special treat from Mulcahy Academy of Irish Dance with some step dancing to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Mashed Potato bowl, in the Grill line you can have Crispy Fish Sandwich and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Do your best today and as always, strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 15, 2019 at 8:15 AM
  
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