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  • Hey 6th graders... are you looking for something fun to do after school? Join us for the Healthy Living Fest, which will be held in the cafeteria on Wed., April 25th from 2:40-4:10 pm. Tickets are only $5 each. They will be sold in the morning in the lobby this Wed. thru Friday. You can play games, make slime, do yoga, try a trivia game, try a drumming circle and lots more. Snacks and prizes too! So remember 6th graders - buy your ticket this week!

  • "Magical things are in the works!  The student staff members of Out of the Blue are hard at work producing this years literary magazine!  Stay tuned for future updates!  To Out of the Blue club members, we will meet immediately after school on Monday, April 23, in room 312 in the Garnet hallway.  All members should try to attend.  Please let Ms. Olsen know if you will not be able to."

  • T. E. is forming a team to walk in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life on June 8th. This is a major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. If you would like to be involved in planning our participation, or participating in the event, please attend a planning committee meeting Thursday, April 19 after school in room 341. All grades and teams are encouraged to participate. 
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Tenders. In the Grill line you can have BBQ Turkey and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5!          
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 18, 2018 at 12:41 PM
  
  • Hey 6th graders... are you looking for something fun to do after school? Join us for the Healthy Living Fest, which will be held in the cafeteria on Wed., April 25th from 2:40-4:10. Tickets are only $5 each. They will be sold in the morning in the lobby this Wed. thru Friday. You can play games, make slime, do yoga, try a trivia game, try a drumming circle and lots more. Snacks and prizes too! So remember 6th graders - buy your ticket this week!

  • Attention Boys and Girls Track Teams:  Just a reminder that there is NO track practice today.  Please go home on your regular bus.  

  • We would like to congratulate Aarav Nair for placing in the top 20 out 100 students in Connecticut at this year's state National Geographic Bee.  We are proud of you Aarav!

  • T. E. is forming a team to walk in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life on June 8th. This is a major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. If you would like to be involved in planning our participation, or participating in the event, please attend a planning committee meeting Thursday April 19 after school in room 341. All grades and teams are encouraged to participate.

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have French Toast. In the Grill line you can have Mozzarella Sticks and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5!
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 17, 2018 at 12:50 PM
  
  • Hat Day today $1 
  • Hello TE, Hope You Have A Great April Break!!! On other news, I will be retiring at the end of the day so I have a Replacement! And his name is Bryan!!!!! Why does a room full of married couples seem so empty? There's not a Single person inside!!!!!

  • Are you looking for something to do over vacation?  Well come to TEMS from 9:00-12:00 each day next week to participate in:  Cougar Basketball Camp for 6th Graders only in Next Week! (April 9-13), 9:00-12:00 in the TE Main Gym and Cougar Cheerleading Camp for 6th-8th Graders is also running Next Week 9:00-12:00 in the TE Small Gym. 
  • “Do you like working out? Are you interested in getting in better shape? If so you should join the spring session fitness club with Miss Gasparino. The fitness club starts Monday April 16th, the day we get back from April break. If you are interested, you can see Miss Gasparino in the gym or in room 363 or you simply sign up through the recreation department. More information can be found in the main gym or in room 363. Spots are filling fast so hurry up and sign up!”

  • "Well TE, the day is finally here!  It's the last day...To submit to Out of the Blue  (We hear it's also the last day before vacation too!)  We would love to feature your talents!  Shout out to Zi'onna Davis, Lanni Delgado, and Shelby Gerber for their submissions.  Club members, please be aware that we will meet on Monday April 16, our first day back from vacation, immediately after school in room 312. Please let Ms. Olsen know if you will be unable to attend."
  • Attention Boys and Girls Track Teams:  Just a reminder that today's practice has been cancelled.  Please go home on your regular bus.  
  • A big shout out goes to Aarav Nair this morning.  He will be competing at the state National Geographic Bee at Central State University today.  We wish him luck!
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Popcorn Chicken Bowl. In the Grill line you can have Hot Dog and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5! 
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 06, 2018 at 8:22 AM
  
  • HAT DAY TOMORROW $1 
  • April is Autism Awareness Month. To raise awareness and to raise money, we will be having a school wide hat day this Friday, April 6th. Bring in $1 and wear a hat for the day. Stickers will be sold in B common areas in the morning. But wait, that's not all! When you donate your dollar, you will also be entered in a raffle drawing to win a gift card to Starbucks or iTunes.  Don't forget - hats for Autism on Friday!!

  • Thinking of playing Football or Cheer? Gain valuable experience this fall playing or cheering for the South Windsor Panthers. For more information come to a meeting tomorrow in room 364. Please plan on having a ride home at 3:30 or taking the late bus home. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Custer. 

  • “Do you like working out? Are you interested in getting in better shape? If so you should join the spring session fitness club with Miss Gasparino. The fitness club starts Monday April 16th, the day we get back from April break. If you are interested, you can see Miss Gasparino in the gym or in room 363 or you simply sign up through the recreation department. More information can be found in the main gym or in room 363. Spots are filling fast so hurry up and sign up!”
  • "Please be reminded that the last day to submit to the literary magazine Out of the Blue is tomorrow, April 6!  We are looking forward to showcasing the many talents here at TE.  Shout out to Aakash and Avi who still owe us a piece!  Club members, please be aware that we will meet on Monday April 16, our first day back from vacation, immediately after school in room 312. Please let Ms. Olsen know if you will be unable to attend."

  • “It’s that time of year again- time to take part in helping choose the 2018 Nutmeg Book Award winners.  The Nutmeg Book Award is chosen by students in grades 4 to 8 throughout the state and represents our state book award.  You must have read at least one or more of the current Nutmeg nominees in either the Intermediate or Teen category to be eligible to vote AND can only vote once. Voting started Yesterday, April 3rd  and will end on Wednesday, April 25th. Cast your vote online by visiting the main LMC page. Make sure you have a say in this year’s Nutmeg Book Award Winner.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Beef Nachos. In the Grill line you can have Crispy Chicken Club and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5!                   
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 05, 2018 at 9:19 AM
  
  • HAT DAY FRIDAY $1 
  • Thinking of playing Football or Cheer? Gain valuable experience this fall playing or cheering for the South Windsor Panthers. For more information come to a meeting tomorrow in room 364. Please plan on having a ride home at 3:30 or taking the late bus home. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Custer. 

  • “Do you like working out? Are you interested in getting in better shape? If so you should join the spring session fitness club with Miss Gasparino. The Fitness Club starts Monday April 16th, the day we get back from April break. If you are interested, you can see Miss Gasparino in the gym, in room 363 or you simply sign up through the recreation department. More information can be found in the main gym or in room 363. Spots are filling fast so hurry up and sign up!”

  • There will be a meeting of the Cougar Community Service Club after school today in room 223.  Students will be collecting the Pennies for Patients boxes from homerooms and counting the donations to see which team earns the Popsicle party.  Will it be your team? It isn't too late to donate to push your team on top!  Thank you, TE!

  • “It’s that time of year again- time to take part in helping choose the 2018 Nutmeg Book Award winners.  The Nutmeg Book Award is chosen by students in grades 4 to 8 throughout the state and represents our state book award. You must have read at least one or more of the current Nutmeg nominees in either the Intermediate or Teen category to be eligible to vote AND can only vote once. Voting started Yesterday, April 3rd  and will end on Wednesday, April 25th. Cast your vote online by visiting the main LMC page. Make sure you have a say in this year’s Nutmeg Book Award Winner.
  • For those of you that participated in Handball Intramurals, please listen up.  The makeup date will be on Wednesday, April 18th.  Miss Gasparino will be getting a permission slip to you, which needs to be signed by a parent/guardian and brought back to her by Tuesday, April 17th.  Again, the handball intramural date is Wednesday, April 18th.
  • April is Autism Awareness Month. To raise awareness and to raise money, we will be having a school wide hat day this Friday, April 6th. Bring in $1 and wear a hat for the day. But wait, that's not all! When you donate your dollar, you will also be entered in a raffle drawing to win a gift card to Starbucks or iTunes.  Don't forget - hats for Autism on Friday!!

  • Attention Willowbrook golfers!  Please take bus #23 after school today to get to the course.  If golf is canceled by the Rec Dept, there will be an announcement made at the end of the day.  

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Tenders. In the Grill line you can have BBQ Turkey Sandwich and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5!
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 04, 2018 at 9:11 AM
  
  • April is Autism Awareness Month. To raise awareness and to raise funds, we will be having a school wide hat day this Friday, April 6th. Bring in $1 and wear a hat for the day. But wait, that's not all! When you donate your dollar, you will also be entered in a raffle drawing to win a gift card to Starbucks or iTunes. Donations can be made at the common areas on each floor by entrance B on Friday mornings before homeroom.  Also, check out the "Myth vs Fact" posters in the common areas  to learn more about Autism. Don't forget - hats for Autism on Friday!!

  • Thinking of playing Football or Cheer? Gain valuable experience this fall playing or cheering for the South Windsor Panthers. For more information come to a meeting this Thursday in room 364. Please plan on having a ride home at 3:30 or taking the late bus home. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Custer. 

  • A big thanks to everyone who voted throughout the 4 rounds of the 2018 March Madness Book Bracket. There are two copies of each of the top 16 book picks available- so come down to the LMC to check out one of the books you voted for. 

With over 220 votes, the winner is…. Restart by Gordon Korman

  • There will be a meeting of the Cougar Community Service Club after school Wednesday in room 223.  Students will be collecting the Pennies for Patients boxes from homerooms and counting the donations to see which team earns the Popsicle party.  Will it be your team? It isn't too late to donate to push your team on top!  Thank you, TE!

  • “It’s that time of year again- time to take part in helping choose the 2018 Nutmeg Book Award winners.  The Nutmeg Book Award is chosen by students in grades 4 to 8 throughout the state and represents our state book award.  You must have read at least one or more of the current Nutmeg nominees in either the Intermediate or Teen category to be eligible to vote AND can only vote once. Voting will start Today, April 3rd  and end on Wednesday, April 25th. Cast your vote online by visiting the main LMC page. Make sure you have a say in this year’s Nutmeg Book Award Winner.
  • For those of you that participated in Handball Intramurals, please listen up.  The makeup date will be on Wednesday, April 18th.  Miss Gasparino will be getting a permission slip to you, which needs to be signed by a parent/guardian and brought back to her by Tuesday, April 17th.  Again, the handball intramural date is Wednesday, April 18th.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have French Toast Sticks. In the Grill line you can have Mozzarella Sticks and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5!
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 03, 2018 at 8:37 AM
  
  • Thinking of playing football or cheer? Gain valuable experience this fall playing or cheering for the South Windsor Panthers. For more information come to a meeting this Thursday in room 364. Please plan on having a ride home at 3:30 or taking the late bus home. Any questions see Mrs. Custer. 

  • There will be a meeting of the Cougar Community Service Club after school Wednesday in room 223.  Students will be collecting the Pennies for Patients boxes from homerooms and counting the donations to see which team earns the Popsicle party.  Will it be your team? It isn't too late to donate to push your team on top!  Thank you, TE!

  • Attention Girls Track Team members:  Just a reminder that there is no track practice today.  Practice will begin tomorrow.  Don't forget to bring a water bottle, dress warmly, and be prepared to run outside.  See you tomorrow!

  • Attention all boys who tried out for the Track Team:  Don't forget to stop by the Library Media Center at the end of the day to pick-up your letter. 

  • For those of you that participated in Handball Intramurals, please listen up.  The make up date will be on Wednesday, April 18th.  Miss Gasparino will be getting a permission slip to you, which needs to be signed by a parent/guardian and brought back to her by Tuesday, April 17th.  Again, the handball intramural date is Wednesday, April 18th.

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Sweet and Sour Chicken. In the Grill line you can have Chicken Nuggets and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5!
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 02, 2018 at 9:19 AM
  
  • Hello TE, Its time for the joke of the Week! How is the Easter bunny and Micheal Jordan similar? They are both famous for filling baskets!!!
  • “Hi TE!  The deadline for submitting to Out of the Blue is rapidly approaching.  You don’t want to be left out!  Remember, you could win an Amazon gift card for winning our cover contest, our poetry contest, or our Strive for Five contest.  However, we also accept drawings, short writings, photography, comic strips and other fun pieces.  We would love to have more submissions so get yours in before Friday April 6, which is the last day before April break.  Many thanks to the people who already submitted such as Adrien Le, Karen Luo and Abby Peruccio.  To members of Out the Blue, we will meet on Monday April 2 immediately after school in room 312.  This is an important meeting, so please be sure to attend.”

  • Jump Start WILL be held this afternoon. Again, Jump Start WILL be held today. Please bring everything you need down to the cafeteria right after school.

  • Do you love golf or do you want to learn how to play?  Join Mr. Chandler this spring for GOLF at Willow Brook.  Starting on April 4th, you can hit the links and work on your game.  Please see Mr. Chandler in the main gym for more information - or - you can sign up through the South Windsor Recreation Department.  Registration begins on March 29th and there are only 16 spots available - so act fast.  Who knows, you may even be able to make a hole in one!  And just like the Masters, Golf at Willowbrook "is a tradition unlike any other".   Remember, sign up starting March 29th.  Hope to see you on the links.

  • Thank you again to everyone who voted in round 3 of the March Madness Book Bracket.  Voting for round 4, or the top 2 books, begins today and runs through the end of the school day on Monday, April 2nd.  To vote, go to the main LMC page, click on March Madness Book Bracket and then Round 4.  Come to the LMC to cast your vote, or do so from home.
  • All Science Olympiad students who typically meet on Thursday with Mr. SMITH-HORN will NOT meet today. Please plan to meet next week. 

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Fajitas. In the Grill line you can have Philly Cheese Steak and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5!                   
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 29, 2018 at 8:25 AM
  
  • “Hi TE!  The deadline for submitting to Out of the Blue is rapidly approaching.  You don’t want to be left out!  Remember, you could win an Amazon gift card for winning our cover contest, our poetry contest, or our Strive for Five contest.  However, we also accept drawings, short writings, photography, comic strips and other fun pieces.  We would love to have more submissions so get yours in before Friday April 6, which is the last day before April break.  Many thanks to the people who already submitted such as Adrien Le, Karen Luo and Abby Peruccio.  To members of Out the Blue, we will meet on Monday April 2 immediately after school in room 312.  This is an important meeting, so please be sure to attend.”

  • Mrs. Longdin needs to reschedule this week's Wednesday Science Olympiad meeting to Thursday.  Wednesday's meeting is cancelled.  If you can attend on Thursday, that would be great!

  • Do you love golf or do you want to learn how to play?  Join Mr. Chandler this spring for GOLF at Willow Brook.  Starting on April 4th, you can hit the links and work on your game.  Please see Mr. Chandler in the main gym for more information - or - you can sign up through the South Windsor Recreation Department.  Registration begins on March 29th and there are only 16 spots available - so act fast.  Who knows, you may even be able to make a hole in one!  And just like the Masters, Golf at Willowbrook "is a tradition unlike any other".  Remember, sign up starting March 29th.  Hope to see you on the links.

  • Thank you again to everyone who voted in round 3 of the March Madness Book Bracket.  Voting for round 4, or the top 2 books, begins today and runs through the end of the school day on Monday, April 2nd.  To vote, go to the main LMC page, click on March Madness Book Bracket and then Round 4.  Come to the LMC to cast your vote, or you can do so from home.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Boneless Chicken Wings. In the Grill line you can have Hot Dog and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5!
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 28, 2018 at 8:17 AM
  
  • “Hi TE!  The deadline for submitting to Out of the Blue is rapidly approaching.  You don’t want to be left out!  Remember, you could win an Amazon gift card for winning our cover contest, our poetry contest, or our Strive for Five contest.  However, we also accept drawings, short writings, photography, comic strips and other fun pieces.  We would love to have more submissions so get yours in before Friday April 6, which is the last day before April break.  Many thanks to the people who already submitted such as Adrien Le, Karen Luo and Abby Peruccio.  To members of Out the Blue, we will meet on Monday April 2 immediately after school in room 312.  This is an important meeting, so please be sure to attend.”

  • Attention all BOYS trying out for the Track team:  Tryouts for the boys’ team will begin today.  Please change right after school and meet the coaches in the main gym.  Tryouts will be held until 4:30.  There are no late buses today so make sure you have a ride home at 4:30 pm.  Bring a water bottle and be prepared to go outside.  

  • Do you love golf or do you want to learn how to play?  Join Mr. Chandler this spring for GOLF at Willow Brook.  Starting on April 4th, you can hit the links and work on your game.  Please see Mr. Chandler in the main gym for more information - or - you can sign up through the South Windsor Recreation Department.  Registration begins on March 29th and there are only 16 spots available - so act fast.  Who knows, you may even be able to make a hole in one!  And just like the Masters, Golf at Willowbrook "is a tradition unlike any other".   Remember, sign up starting March 29th.  Hope to see you on the links.

  • Thank you again to everyone who voted in round 3 of the March Madness Book Bracket. Voting for round 4, or the top 2 books, begins today and runs through the end of the school day on Monday, April 2nd. To vote, go the main LMC page, click on March Madness Book Bracket and then Round 4.  Come to the LMC to cast your vote, or do so from home.
  • Mrs. Longdin needs to reschedule this week's Wednesday Science Olympiad meeting to Thursday.  Wednesday's meeting is cancelled.  If you can attend on Thursday, that would be great!

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have General Tso's Chicken. In the Grill line you can have Chicken Nuggets and in the On the Go line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best, and remember to always strive for 5! 
Posted by dmatchett  On Mar 27, 2018 at 8:33 AM
  
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