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Daily Announcements for Timothy Edwards Middle School

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  • Any student interested in playing in the Kenny O. 3 on 3 Basketball tournament must have their form in by this Friday, October You don't want to miss this event, so get your form in this week! Any questions see Mrs. Custer or any PE teacher.  

  • Registration for the 4th Annual STEAM Olympics is now open. All students are invited to participate by signing up in advance. Compete in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math events on Saturday November 2nd! Join the STEAM OLYMPICS Google Classroom using code: 8vvq9mz  -Registration forms are available by visiting the Google Classroom or see your Science Teacher or see Mr. Smith-Horn in room 358 or in Stairwell "I" before homeroom. AND remember.... Stairwell "I", because you're worth it!
  • The annual TEMS Athletic Dept Halloween Dance is scheduled for this Friday, OCT 18th.  Tickets will be sold starting this morning in the main lobby.  Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door.  Prizes will be awarded for the three top costumes on the evening.  As a reminder, you cannot wear masks or bring any accessories such as weaponry to the dance. Looking forward to seeing everyone on Friday night.  

  • The TEMS Boys soccer team battled Tolland last night to a 0-0 tie between the top two teams in the CRAL.  There were many chances from both sides, however, Tolland may have had the best chance when they rattled the crossbar late in the second half.  Field conditions played apart in the composure of the players on both sides, but the intensity was as high as ever throughout the contest.  Joey Bemis and Jude Gonzalez combined for the shutout in goal.  The Cougars play today at 3:30, weather permitting, and again on Thursday here at TEMS in both games.

  • The TE Field Hockey team beat Suffield Middle school yesterday with a score of 6-2. TE got out to an early lead with Kaitlyn Hardy scoring or the Cougars. Suffield quickly answered sneaking a goal past the TE goalie. The Cougars then took control of the game and scored 5 more goals unanswered. Scoring for the Cougars was Kaitlyn Hardy, Avery Yelle and Rachel Turrer with two goals a piece. Jordyn Boland had the only assist. Morgan Reed and Megan Stapelton played one of their best games yet on defense, holding Suffield out of the TE side of the field. Angelina Belizzi had 10 saves and was credited with the win. For the second game, TE again came away with the win with a score of 1-0. Vanessa Liegl scored the only goal on a break a way. Jillian Yelle, Caroline Jacobs and Izzy Dzubin also played very well. Elsa Gately had two saves with great clears to maintain the shutout. TE plays JFK of Enfield today at home. Come out and support the Cougars!!
  • Our next raffle is tomorrow, and three lucky winners will each win a $40 gift card to Cinemark Movie Theater. You just need to have raised at least $40 in donations to be automatically entered. Good Luck! Our goal is for each student to raise $50 in donations and the individuals that raise the most money in each grade get a $100 cash prize. Right now, Nana Boateng, is in first place for 6th graders, Lauren Graham is in the lead for 7th graders and the 8th grade leader is Tim Bortolan. Congratulations and keep up the great work! If you're hoping to raise more in donations, email grandma, grandpa, aunts, uncles, friends and neighbors and have your parents post it on Facebook!  Be sure to get those pledges in before the Walk-A-Thon! 
  • The lady Cougars traveled to face league leaders Tolland yesterday afternoon in a physically demanding match up. The leaders in the back, Haley Butler, Huntyr Courtois, Mikayla Evans, Sidney Montana, and Hailey Testa proved to be vital in the outcome of the game. The five played outstanding between the lines and prevented a number of Tolland attempts on goal. In the beginning of the match, the Cougars struck first with a cross from Isabelle Beaulieu finding the foot of Emerson Iacovelli. Half way through the second half, the Cougars put another on the scoresheet as midfielder Sam Grodovich assisted Arden Sansom who volleyed the cross into the top corner of the net. Late in the second half, Tolland struck twice to tie up the match. Plays of the game came from Haley Butler with 16 saves on the day and Huntyr Courtois who saved a shot off the goal line. The Cougars look forward to their next match this afternoon at Sage Park.

  • Today for lunch in the Create line you can have Chicken Nuggets, in the Grill line you can have Turkey Hot Dog and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a good day and do your best to strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Oct 16, 2019 at 9:30 AM
  
  • Only one more day until Walk-a-Thon Wednesday! Keep your fingers crossed for great weather!  If the weather isn't cooperating, we will postpone our walk until next Wednesday, October 24th. In the meantime, keep those pledges coming.  We are only $4,000 short of our goal! The pledge period will remain open until Monday, October 22nd. Teams Lime, Evergreen, Sage  and Team Garnet have reached their goal and joined the $2,000 club!  Congratulations and thank you!  (Team Pacific) is on pace to join the $2,000 club soon. And now for the final Walk-a-Thon raffle.  All students that have met their personal fundraising goal of $50 have been automatically entered. Winners may pick up their prizes in the office at lunch. Good luck! Congratulations to all of our raffle winners.  And a big thank you to everyone who has helped to make our Walk-a-Thon a success so far.  There's still time to get those pledges online or in school!  
  • The 8th Annual Kenny Offiaeli 3 on 3 basketball tournament will be held on November 9th from 5:30-8:00.  This tournament is open to all TEMS students.  Registration forms and checks must be handed in to the main office by Monday October 22nd.  Students may pick up a form in the main gym.

  • Attention students...are you ready for the first school dance of the year?  The Athletic Department is sponsoring a Halloween costume dance on Friday, October 19th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  Come hang out with your friends and enjoy some great music and dancing!!!  We promise that Mrs G will NOT show off her dance moves while wearing her Fortnite skin!!!  Tickets cost $7 and will be available in the main lobby. Tickets cost $10 at the door.  No masks or props are allowed!!
  • Bravo!  Applause!  Encore!  Ever dream of being onstage or working backstage in a theatrical production? Now is your chance!  All students interested in being involved in the Entertainers production of Disney's NEWSIES are invited to attend an an informational meeting after school on the last Monday of the month, October 29th  in the auditorium.   If you like to sing, dance and act or would like to be part of a backstage crew, please join us - no experience required!  If you are interested but can’t make the meeting, please see Ms. Petrin in room 131 for more information.

  • Attention all 8th graders: A great opportunity is available to you! Each month the counseling department will be hosting a “business lunch” giving you a chance to talk to different people about their careers. It is now time to sign up for the October Business Lunch! Are you interested in being in front of the cameras? Want to have a career as a news anchor?  Interested in the world of communication? If so, this is your opportunity to hear from Mark Zinni, anchor for the WFSB Eyewitness News! Be one of the first 15 students to sign up in the guidance office and you will have the chance to meet Mark Zinni and learn how to have a career in journalism! It will be held on October 26th during the 8th grade lunch time.  If you’re interested, go to the guidance office immediately following the morning news to sign up. 
  • Wondering about MathCounts?  Well wonder no more.  MathCounts will have its first get together Friday the 26th of October.  That is the last Friday of the month.  See your math teacher for an information sheet and stay tuned for more MathCounts news.

  • Register today for the 3rd Annual STEAM Olympics on Saturday October 27th. Build a bridge, launch a rocket, "escape' from TE using logic and math. Pre-registration IS REQUIRED! Forms are available on the TEMS homepage or see Mr. Smith-Horn in Stairwell "I" before homeroom and don't forget: Stairwell "I" - It's the quicker picker-upper!

  • Now here is Bridget and Ava with cross country news. The boys cross country team finally got another race in on Monday afternoon, and the wet conditions weren't enough to slow the Cougars down.  TE traveled to Tolland and notched a solid victory, 23 to 36.  Colin Heslin led the team, crossing the line in second overall.  Matt Venzie sped his way to a top 10 finish, passing several runners in his impressive final kick. Andres Anastasi and Ethan Burke both showed some sixth grade strength, breaking into the top 20 overall finishers.  Elijah Chaimovitch, feeling a couple teeth lighter, flew down the final stretch running his best time of the year.  The boys will be back on their home course on Thursday afternoon for the final home meet of the year.
  • The girls cross country team suffered their 1st loss of the season to a tough bunch of Tolland runners last night with a final score of 23 to 32. Despite the loss, TE ran strong making it a close race with tremendous finishes. Audrey Manning finished in 2nd overall in a time of 14:06 with Taylor Lord not far behind, who ran a great race as she passed 2 Tolland runners to come in 3rd place of the 59 runners. Many TE girls moved up several places on the team, pushing themselves to new limits including Prisha Thomas and Annaliese Mills, who both moved up 8 places. An especially outstanding effort was made by 6th grader Julia Rondinone who moved up 13 places while taking minutes off her best time.  The team looks forward to their final home meet at Nevers this Thursday against Sage Park and Two Rivers. Good luck, Cougars!
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have General Tso's Chicken, in the Grill line you can have Chicken Parmesan 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 16, 2018 at 11:35 AM
  
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