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  • Walk-A-Thon News:  Tonight is the donation deadline for our Walk-A-Thon. Thank you to everyone who has already donated! Congratulations to the Sage Team! This weekend they joined Lime, Scarlet, Pacific, Ruby and Garnet in the $2000 club. Evergreen is very close to joining the club too. We still need help reaching our $18,000 net goal.  Because of administrative and prize expenses, we need to earn a bit more to reach our goal and fully fund our budget for the school.  Please consider helping us out if you haven't already by going to the The prize competitions will close tonight and prizes will be announced tomorrow morning for the fundraising winners. Currently in the lead for the $100 cash prize for each grade are: 6th - Vincent Ryder, Lime 7th - Tony DeMartino, Scarlet 8th - Richard Collins, Pacific. Currently in the lead for the team Pizza Party is the Lime Team. And the grade in the lead to earn those cross team lunches is the 7th grade. Again it isn't over yet, donations close today so get those last minute donations in. Be sure to tune in tomorrow! And thank you to everyone that has already helped to make our fundraiser a success! 
  • TEMS will be holding our 7th annual Kenny Offiaeli Memorial Basketball Tournament on Friday November 10th from 5:30-8:30 here at TEMS. This tournament honors the life of a former TEMS student and basketball player who suddenly passed away during his 8th grade year. The money raised from the tournament goes to support the Kenny Offaieli scholarship fund that is given to an 8th grade student each year at graduation. This tournament is open to any student at TEMS. You may pick up a registration packet in the main office or main gym. Forms are due by October 27th to the main office.
  • There will be a Cougar Community Service Club meeting after school on Wednesday in room 223. See you there! Again the Cougar Community Service Club will meet Wednesday in room 223.
  • Albert Einstein once said, "Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas." Joining MathCounts is a logical idea. Yes, it is that time of year. If you are interested in math; want to have fun doing math, while getting better at math, then MathCounts is the place to be. We will have our first get together on Friday, October 27 at 7:00 AM in the cafeteria. Ask your math teacher for an informational flyer. Stay tuned for more MathCounts news.  
  • The field hockey team will be playing their annual foundation game on Thursday October 19th. This years foundation game will raise money and awareness for juvenile diabetes in which the body is unable to regulate blood sugar. The team will be selling blue beads for $1 starting Tuesday, October 17th in the main lobby. The team will also be holding a hat day on Thursday the 19th. If you would like to wear a hat during the school day please bring in a dollar and get a sticker for your hat in the main lobby. Baked goods and snacks will be sold at the game. All proceeds will go to the CT Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Thank you in advance for supporting this years team. We hope to see you out at the game on Thursday!
  • ALL TEMS student are invited to "TAKE THE CHALLENGE" and sign up for this year's AMC-8 competition. The AMC-8 is a 25 question multiple choice, timed math test that will be administered at TEMS on Monday November 20th. Practice prep sessions will be scheduled before and after school for all interested participants. Registration forms are available in all MATH classes and on the TEMS homepage. For more information see Mr. Smith-Horn in room 307 or before homeroom in Stairwell "I".
  • The first dance of the year will be this  Friday October 20th from 6:30-8:30 run by the TEMS coaches.  This dance will be our Halloween Dance, students are encouraged to dress up for this dance.  Remember no props or masks.  Tickets are $7 and go on sale Tuesday October 17th in the main lobby before school.  We will also be collecting non-perishable food items that night to be donated to the Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief.
  • Do you like helping others? Are you interested in fun things? Would you like to be a supportive friend? If this describes you, then you should consider joining the extra curriculum club TEMS Friends. Pick up an application in room 301 if you are interested in this great opportunity. Completed applications are due on Monday, October 23 and can be handed in to Mrs. Silverman in room 301. The program meets Thursdays from 2:45-4:00 November 2 - December 13.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have General Tso's Chicken. In the Grill line you can have a 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 Oct 16, 2017 at 11:40 AM
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