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Daily Announcements for Timothy Edwards Middle School

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  • There will be no girls softball today.  
  • Summer camp announcement! TEPEE camp is back! Do you like PE class or like to exercise? Well, TEPEE camp is for you! You will have the opportunity to take part in different physical education units and games such as handball, tennis, soccer, and pinguard (just to name a few). TEPEE camp will be held the week after school ends from 8:30 am-12:00 pm, June 24 - June 28If you are interested, you can sign up online through the recreation department. See Mrs. Giaccone for more information.
  • Out of the Blue will meet immediately after school today in room 312 in the Garnet hallway.  All members should make every effort to attend. Please see Ms.Olsen if you are unable to.
  • Attention all students: Order your TEMS 2019 yearbook online before June 1st to guarantee there is a book for you!! Order right from the TEMS Webpage! Yearbook Distribution date is June 12th, but if you didn't order one, we can't guarantee there will be one for you! Order your yearbook now!

  • Today for lunch: In the Create line you can have Cheese Stuffed Breadsticks, in the Grill line you have have BBQ Cheddar Chicken Sandwich and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches.  Have a good day and remember to strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On May 13, 2019 at 8:38 AM
  
  • The GSA, Gay-Straight Alliance, will meet after school today in Mrs. Zaugg's room, Room 332. All are welcome to attend! We look forward to seeing you!

  • Attention all students: Order your TEMS 2019 yearbook online before June 1st to guarantee there is a book for you!! Order right from the TEMS webpage! Yearbook Distribution date is JUNE 12th, But if you didn't order one, we can't guarantee there will be one for you! Order your yearbook now!

  • Attention all Sixth Grade Band members, please report directly to the CAFETERIA with study materials for Band class this morning.  All Sixth Grade Band members should bring study materials both days and sit in the booth section of the cafeteria.  

  • Hello TE students! The TE Making Strides Relay for Life team is holding a hat day on Tomorrow Friday, May 10th. Bring in a $1 donation and you will get an entry into a drawing for 4 tickets to a May Yard Goats game, or a private guided tour of the stadium while attending a game at any time.

  • Do you know someone whose life has been affected by cancer? Of course you do - we all do. There is a Wall of Honor, near ALT 6, where everyone in the TE community can write down names of survivors, patients, and victims of cancer to show that everyone is affected by this. Paper bag cutouts are at the bulletin board and main office - pick one up today. Bring completed bags to Mrs. Cassidy in room 341 and she will post them on the wall.
  • Attention any 8th grader interested in being in the South Windsor High School Fall Musical next year:  Please join the Google Classroom to sign up and get audition music.  The class code is h4i3f7.  Please see Mrs. Gasta with any questions.

  • The softball team lost to Sage Park yesterday despite a stellar performance by Sienna Hart. The girls banged out 9 hit including a triple by Grace Beneshski and a double by Lylah Henneman. Also getting hits were Maggie Poulin, Ava Shasha, Iris Wen, Angelina Moundo, Adrianna Peruccio, Aricka Boosa and Taylor Nisrio.

  • CONGRATULATIONS to  Arnav Thakrar and Yunefei Zheng for their stellar performance at the Civics First Middle School Debate Competition last evening. Arnav and Yunfei successfully debated during both rounds of the competition. They advanced to the State Finals next Thursday in New Britain! Good luck, gentlemen.

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Soft Tacos, 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 May 09, 2019 at 8:12 AM
  
  • The GSA, Gay-Straight Alliance, will meet after school this Thursday, May 9th in Mrs. Zaugg's room, Room 332. All are welcome to attend! We look forward to seeing you!

  • The TE baseball team had another impressive victory vs. East Hartford on Tuesday afternoon defeating the Falcons by a score of 20 to 6.  Leading the way for the Cougars was Colin Heslin with 4 hits including 2 doubles and 3 RBI and Sam Pines with three hits including a double and 1 RBI.  Brayden Dill chipped in with 2 hits to aid the balanced offensive assault.  On the mound, Andrew Goulet picked up his second win of the season.  The Cougars improve to 5 wins and no losses on the season and are in first place in the league. They face second place Sage Park today at Orchard Hill Park...come out to support the Cougars!!   

  • Do you have books that are taking up space and collecting dust on your shelves?  Well then, please donate your books to the South Windsor Girl Scouts.  Your donated books will go to a local hospital to give to a sick child to help brighten their day.  A box will be placed in your team area from May 6th to May 17th for your donation.  Thank you for helping out the Girl Scouts and for making a child's day brighter.

  • In girls softball yesterday the hitters were outstanding. Leading the way were Iris Wren,Taylor Nisrio and Aricka Boosa with two hits each. Sienna  Hart, Ava Shasha, Taylor Kehoe, Maggie Poulin, Grace Benashski and Lily McCully each chipped in with a hit. Taylor Nisrio was able to strike out eleven East Hartford hitters in a 13-8 loss. The team travels to Sage Park to play today.

  • Attention any 8th grader interested in being in the South Windsor High School Fall Musical next year:  Please join the Google Classroom to sign up and get audition music.  The class code is h4i3f7.  Please see Mrs. Gasta with any questions.

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Spaghetti and Meatballs, in the Grill line you can have Turkey Corn Dog, and in the So Deli 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 May 08, 2019 at 8:54 AM
  
  • The GSA, Gay-Straight Alliance, will meet after school this Thursday, May 9th in Mrs. Zaugg's room, Room 332. All are welcome to attend! We look forward to seeing you!

  • Tryouts for the 2019-2020 Cheerleading team are scheduled for May 13, 14 & 16 5:00-7:00pm in the SWHS main gym.  This tryout is for athletes interested in cheering for Fall Season, Winter Season, or both Fall and Winter seasons.  This will be the only open tryout for the 2019-2020 season, there will not be any additional open tryouts held next year.  If you are interested in trying out please check out our instagram@swbvc or visit swbvc.wordpress.com for more information!

  • Do you have books that are taking up space and collecting dust on your shelves? Well then, please donate your books to the South Windsor Girl Scouts. Your donated books will go to a local hospital to give to a sick child to help brighten their day.  A box will be placed in your team area from May 6th to May 17th for your donation. Thank you for helping out the Girl Scouts and for making a child's day brighter.

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have the French Toast Sticks, in the Grill line you can have Philly Cheese Steak, and in the So Deli 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 May 07, 2019 at 11:10 AM
  
  • This week, May 6-10 is School Nutrition Employee Week. Between preparing healthy meals for students, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, school nutrition professionals are true heroes.  Please be sure to thank our food service staff for all of their hard work.

  • This is a reminder that Out of the Blue will NOT be meeting today.  All students should go home on their regular bus. 

  • Do you have books that are taking up space and collecting dust on your shelves?  Well then, please donate your books to the South Windsor Girl Scouts.  Your donated books will go to a local hospital to give to a sick child to help brighten their day.  A box will be placed in your team area from May 6th to May 17th for your donation.  Thank you for helping out the Girl Scouts and for making a child's day brighter.

  • On Saturday May 4th, students from across Connecticut gathered at Central Connecticut State University to participate in the annual Connecticut History Day competition. Congratulations to: 

Bhaavni Krishna, Taruni Pendyala and Saanvi Rao, who presented their Group Performance titled  “ Isabella Beecher Hooker – A CWSA Story” and  received a Special Award for  “Outstanding Entry Related to a Connecticut Woman”.

Iniya Raja received a 2nd Place SILVER Medal for her Solo Performance titled “Eugenic Roles: Dead Souls and Birth Controls”

Valli Pendyala and Ria Saxena who received 1st Place GOLD Medals for their Group Documentary titled “ NASA’s Inferno – A Tragedy that Led to the Moon”

Iniya, Valli and Ria qualified to compete at National History Day on June 9th through June 13th at the University of Maryland.

Congratulations to all participants and good luck at Nationals!

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have the Orange Glazed Chicken, in the Grill line you can have Chicken Parm Sandwich and in the So Deli 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 May 06, 2019 at 11:02 AM
  
  • THIS JUST IN!!! The 2020 Connecticut Nutmeg Nominees are now on display in your favorite middle school library media center!  Be the first to check out the books that are considered this year’s VERY BEST READS by readers JUST LIKE YOU!  There’s something for everyone in this exciting collection of Intermediate and Middle School nominees. Don’t delay!!  Come on down and see Mrs. Longo in the Library Media Center or check out the TEMS LMC page for a list of the Nutmeg Nominees. Seriously, you don't want to miss this opportunity to get your hands on the books everyone is talking about!!
  • Tryouts for the 2019-2020 Cheerleading team are scheduled for May 13, 14 & 16 5:00-7:00 pm in the SWHS main gym.  This tryout is for athletes interested in cheering for Fall Season, Winter Season, or both Fall and Winter seasons.  This will be the only open tryout for the 2019-2020 season, there will not be any additional open tryouts held next year.  If you are interested in trying out please check out our instagram @swbvc for more information!

  • Do you have books that are taking up space and collecting dust on your shelves?  Well then, please donate your books to the South Windsor Girl Scouts.  Your donated books will go to a local hospital to give to a sick child to help brighten their day.  A box will be placed in your team area from May 6th to May 17th for your donation.  Thank you for helping out the Girl Scouts and for making a child's day brighter.

  • The Timothy Edwards Making Strides Relay for Life team, together with the PTO, is sponsoring a fundraiser with Jersey Mike's restaurant. For every coupon redeemed from the flyer you receive, Jersey Mike's will donate one dollar to our team. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's fundraiser, and money raised goes to research and patient support. Please support our team and visit Jersey Mike's between April 29th and May 5th. Please visit the TE homepage to learn more. 

  • The Outdoor Ed trip to Block Island tomorrow is canceled due to weather concerns. Please stop by room 251 next week for a refund. 

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have the Srambled Eggs, in the Grill line you can have Crispy Chicken Club and in the So Deli 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 May 03, 2019 at 8:33 AM
  
  • The girls bats came to life in a defeat to Ellington yesterday. Lilly’s Henneman led the way with a double and a home run. Contributing with singles were Lily McCully, Maggie Poulin, Taylor Nisrios, and Leylean Garcia who also had the catch of the day.  The girls next game will be Tuesday at home against East Hartford. Come on out and see the girls play.

  • The Timothy Edwards baseball team once again received solid pitching from Ben Balducci and rallied in the 6th inning to score 3 runs to seal a 4 to 1 victory over the Ellington Wildcats.  Balducci pitched 5 scoreless innings and only gave up 2 hits along the way.  The Cougars defense also turned 3 double plays in the game.  In the bottom of the 6th inning with the score tied 1 to 1, Mike Foran singled and plated 2 runs and then Nathan Grilli doubled home Foran with an insurance run.  Foran led the offense with 2 singles.  TE improves to 4 wins and no losses on the season.  Up next is an away game at East Hartford on Tuesday.  
  • Do you have books that are taking up space and collecting dust on your shelves?  Well then, please donate your books to the South Windsor Girl Scouts.  Your donated books will go to a local hospital to give to a sick child to help brighten their day.  A box will be placed in your team area from May 6th to May 17th for your donation.  Thank you for helping out the Girl Scouts and for making a child’s day brighter.

  • The Timothy Edwards Making Strides Relay for Life team, together with the PTO, is sponsoring a fundraiser with Jersey Mike's restaurant. For every coupon redeemed from the flyer you receive, Jersey Mike's will donate one dollar to our team. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's fundraiser, and money raised goes to research and patient support. Please support our team and visit Jersey Mike's between April 29th and May 5th. Please visit the TE Homepage to learn more about the fundraiser.

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Cheese Stuffed Breadsticks, in the Grill line you can have Philly Cheese Steak and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches.  Have a great day, do your best,  remember to always strive for 5!                      
Posted by dmatchett  On May 02, 2019 at 8:09 AM
  
  • The girls softball team lost 13-5 against JFK Middle School. Scoring for the Cougars were Aricka Boosa, Ava Shasha, Taylor Nisrio and Sienna Hart. The catch of the day was made by Lily McCully in center field. The girls travel to Ellington on Wednesday. 
  • The Timothy Edwards Making Strides Relay for Life team, together with the PTO, is sponsoring a fundraiser with Jersey Mike's restaurant. For every coupon redeemed from the flyer you receive, Jersey Mike's will donate one dollar to our team. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's fundraiser, and money raised goes to research and patient support. Please support our team and visit Jersey Mike's between April 29th and May 5th.
  • Tryouts for the 2019-2020  high school Cheerleading team are scheduled for May 13, 14 & 16 5:00-7:00 pm in the SWHS main gym.  This tryout is for athletes interested in cheering for Fall Season, Winter Season, or both Fall and Winter seasons.  This will be the only open tryout for the 2019-2020 season, there will not be any additional open tryouts held next year.  If you are interested in trying out please check out our instagram @swbvc for more information!
  • If you want to work on your fitness while enjoying some nice weather, sign up for the Spring Running Club.  Running club will meet after school on Thursdays in May. If you're interested, stop by the main office or Ms. Nelson's room for a form.  Forms are due back by today.
  • THIS JUST IN!!! The 2020 Connecticut Nutmeg Nominees are now on display in your favorite middle school library media center!  Be the first to check out the books that are considered this year’s VERY BEST READS by readers JUST LIKE YOU!  There’s something for everyone in this exciting collection of Intermediate and Middle School nominees. Don’t delay!!  Come on down and see Mrs. Longo in the Library Media Center or check out the TEMS LMC page for a list of the Nutmeg Nominees. Seriously, you don't want to miss this opportunity to get your hands on the books everyone is talking about!! 
  • 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 fresh made deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best and remember to always strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On May 01, 2019 at 9:51 AM
  
  • Military families help sustain our fighting force - those on whom we depend for the security and safety of our nation. It's not easy for  a child to have a relative that is deployed to serve our country and we want to honor the sacrifices these children and their families make.  Today we would like to Honor Mr. Parlapiano for his service to our country and thank Ella for her sacrifice and strength. We would also like to recognize Colin Kasper, Anthony Jarvis's brother, for his service to the US Navy as an Electronic Technician 1st Class. Lastly, today we would also like to recognize Lylah Henneman and her father for his service. It is through these families sacrifices that we all remain safe. Thank you.
  • The Timothy Edwards Making Strides Relay for Life team, together with the PTO, is sponsoring a fundraiser with Jersey Mike's restaurant. For every coupon redeemed from the flyer you receive, Jersey Mike's will donate one dollar to our team. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's fundraiser, and money raised goes to research and patient support. Please support our team and visit Jersey Mike's between April 29th and May 5th. Visit the TE homepage to learn more.  
  • Tryouts for the 2019-2020  high school Cheerleading team are scheduled for May 13, 14 & 16 5:00-7:00pm in the SWHS main gym.  This tryout is for athletes interested in cheering for Fall Season, Winter Season, or both Fall and Winter seasons.  This will be the only open tryout for the 2019-2020 season, there will not be any additional open tryouts held next year.  If you are interested in trying out please check out our instagram @swbvc or visit swbvc.wordpress.com for more information!
  • If you want to work on your fitness while enjoying some nice weather, sign up for the Spring Running Club.  Running club will meet after school on Thursdays in May. If you're interested, stop by the main office or Ms. Nelson's room for a form.  Forms are due back by Wednesday, May 1st.
  • Today for lunch, in the Create line you can have General Tso's Chicken, in the Grill line you can have BBQ Cheddar Chicken Sandwich, and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of fresh made deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best today and remember to always strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 29, 2019 at 9:53 AM
  
  • Military families help sustain our fighting force - those on whom we depend for the security and safety of our nation. It's not easy for  a child to have a relative that is deployed to serve our country and we want to honor the sacrifices these children and their families make.  Today we would like to honor Peter Jennings for his service to our country and thank Finn Jennings for his sacrifice and strength. We would also like to recognize Keith Hill, Lexi Lilly's uncle for his service to the US Army. It is through these families sacrifices that we all remain safe.
  • The Timothy Edwards Making Strides Relay for Life team, together with the PTO, is sponsoring a fundraiser with Jersey Mike's restaurant. For every coupon redeemed from the flyer you receive, Jersey Mike's will donate one dollar to our team. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's fundraiser, and money raised goes to research and patient support. Please support our team and visit Jersey Mike's between April 29th and May 5th. Visit the TE homepage to learn more about the Relay for Life Fundraiser. 
  • Tryouts for the 2019-2020 high school Cheerleading team are scheduled for May 13, 14 & 16 5:00-7:00 pm in the SWHS main gym.  This tryout is for athletes interested in cheering for Fall Season, Winter Season, or both Fall and Winter seasons.  This will be the only open tryout for the 2019-2020 season, there will not be any additional open tryouts held next year.  If you are interested in trying out please check out our instagram @swbvc or visit swbvc.wordpress.com for more information!
  • The softball team lost 9-4 against Illing yesterday as Gabby Ryan pitched two strong innings and Aricka Bousa pitched the last five innings striking out eleven. Iris Wen scores the first run for the Cougars and Taylor Nisrois scored the other three runs. Sienna Hart played an excellent game behind the plate.

  • Girls and Boys Track is cancelled for today. Please take your regular transportation home. 
  • If you want to work on your fitness while enjoying some nice weather, sign up for the Spring Running Club.  Running club will meet after school on Thursdays in May. If you’re interested, stop by the main office or Ms. Nelson’s room for a form.  Forms are due back by Wednesday, May 1st.
  • The Timothy Edwards baseball team traveled to Illing of Manchester on Thursday afternoon and turned in another impressive effort.  TE scored 3 runs in the first, but Illing responded and by the end of the second inning the Cougars were down 5 to 3.  That's when Andrew Goulet and then Colin Heslin came in and silenced the Rams' bats.  Goulet pitched 3 scoreless innings and Heslin followed suit.  The two combined to give up only 3 hits the rest of the way. The TE bats were alive in this game.  They pounded out 16 hits en route to victory.  Heslin, Ben Balducci, Peyton West and Brayden Dill had three hits apiece.  Sam Pines added two singles and Joey Russo hit a laser over the left fielders head for a double.  The Cougars improve to 2 and 0 on the season and play at JFK on Monday afternoon.
  • Today for lunch, in the Create line you can have Scrambled Eggs, in the Grill line you can have Crispy Chicken Club, and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of fresh made deli sandwiches. Have a great day, do your best today and remember to always strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Apr 26, 2019 at 8:18 AM
  
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