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  • Yesterday afternoon, the lady Cougars traveled to East Hartford to take on the Falcons. The Cougars started strong with pressure from the midfield and forwards. The Cougars dominated all sixty minutes with goals in the first half coming from Marybeth Grasso, Haydin Courtois, and Taryn Suffish. Assists in the first half came from Candace Walsh and Sam Wunsch. As the Cougars approached the second half, the Cougars were able to seal the win with efforts from Mikayla Evans, Abby Peruccio, Leighana Ferrabelo and Huntyr Courtois. A few Cougar highlights include Haydin Courtois and Arden Sansom scoring their first goals of the season as well as TE's Rhianna O'Meara and Emerson Iacovelli leading the team with two assists. Additionally, Lexi Lilly added to the Cougar tally with two late goals on the day. Maria Galley maintained the shoutout and had two saves during the match. The Cougars look forward to their next match on Thursday at Sage Park. 
  • 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 today  after school in room 223. See you there! Again the Cougar Community Service Club will meet today 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.
  • The TE Boys soccer team was in action last night, taking on the Falcons of East Hartford.  The sun was out and the temperature was perfect for a soccer game as both teams scrapped away at each other in the first half.  John Montana was shredding the defense, but was unable to capitalize.  Finally, the Cougars were able to get on the score sheet.  Montana glided through the defense, his shot went off the post and ricocheted off a couple players to the feet of Jack Stricker.  After composing himself neatly in front of goal, he finished his chance smartly.  At the half the Cougars were up justifiably.  In the second half it was the Falcon side who pressed.  Ultimately, the Cougars defense broke ever so slightly after some indecision and communication errors.  The Falcon forward rushed in to take advantage of the situation and brought them level in the game.  Fewer chances in the second half meant that TE would have to settle for the draw, the second one of the season against East Hartford.  The Cougars next play this Thursday against Sage Park after school.  Please come out and cheer on the boys.
  • Outdoor Education is going on a hike at Valley Falls in Vernon Thursday, October 26th.  Please stop by the main office for a form if you’re interested.  Forms for the hike are due back to the office by Wednesday, October 25th. All students are welcome to attend.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Parmesan. In the Grill line you can have a 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 Oct 18, 2017 at 11:33 AM
  
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