TE Morning News - February 11, 2019 
  • Movie matinee is cancelled for this afternoon, it will be rescheduled for Monday, March 18th.

  • The Girls basketball team defeated Sage Park Thursday in overtime, by a score of 46-43.  The Cougars got in foul trouble early, and never had the lead until the overtime period.  However, the Cougars were able to take the lead behind the offensive talents of Anna Matus, 13 points, Blossom Iweka, 9 points, Ava Magarian and Olivia Petgrave, each with 8 points.  The team plays the last game of the season today at home against Ellington.  Come cheer on the Cougars as they march to the playoffs!

  • Over the weekend, a group of 8th graders, Abhinay Prabhuraj, Akshat Shenoi, Arvind Tirumala, Iniya Raja, Pranav Shankar, Shriharran Radhakrishnan, Sri Kiran Sripada, Trinayaan Hariharan and Vineet Kuchipudi from the Zeros and Ones team competed in the First Tech Challenge regional competition. First Tech Challenge is a robotics competition for people in 8th to 12th grades. Participants are not only challenged to design build and program but also promote First qualities such as gracious professionalism. Zeros and Ones won not one, not two but three awards qualifying them for the state level competition! They won first place in the design award ,  third place in the control award , and Second place in the inspire award. The team would like to thank all the help they received from the school and the community and especially from teachers Mr. Goric and Mr. Wilkinson. 

  • On Saturday, our TEMS Cheerleaders took the mat at the 16th Annual Windsor Warrior Cheerleading Competition.  The team, lead by 8th grader Kim Bentley, and Captains Kiara Plourde, Maddy Comella, Mikayla Allore, and Zuzu Dominguez went home with not only a 1st place trophy in the middle school division, but also scored more points than the HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY TEAMS of Windsor Locks, Simsbury, Southington, Farmington, and they almost beat Enfield by .5 of a point.  Another huge highlight of the competition was the fact that out of the 17 teams that competed, TEMS was the ONLY squad to walk away with zero deductions!!  Way to go Cougars!!

  • Attention all TE students who love to play volleyball.  Volleyball intramurals will be starting February 20th.  Come alone or grab some friends to play Volleyball or Nu Kem after school on late bus days.  Volleyball intramurals will be offered February 20th, 21st, 25th, 27th, 28th, and March 4th weather permitting.  If you are interested please pick up a permission slip in the boys or girls locker rooms. 

  • Attention any 8th grade student interested in trying out the the South Windsor High School's show choir, Choral Spectrum: You need to join the Spectrum Audition Google Classroom. The auditions will be held at the high school on February 25th at 5:00 pm. See Mrs. Gasta with any questions. 

  • Do you have a dog? Does it like treats? Then you're in luck. Homemade dog treats will be on sale before school this week in the main lobby on Tuesday and Wednesday. Treats will be only $1 a bag. Proceeds will benefit the specialty programs at TE.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Mandarin Chicken, in the Grill line you can have Chicken Parmesan and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches.

  • Now please keep your attention on the screen for some highlights from this weekends cheer competition featuring the T-E-M-S Cougars.                         
Posted by dmatchett On 11 February, 2019 at 11:54 AM