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Daily Announcements for Timothy Edwards Middle School

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  • Walk-A-Thon Wednesday is next week!  Great News! We have raised over $11,000 for the Walk-A-Thon!!! Thank you to everyone that has registered and has been working hard to get donations for our school! We still need your help. We are still almost $9,000 away from meeting our goal and just one week away from our Walk-A-Thon. If you haven't already, register at our school’s fundraiser website and start raising money for our school. Also, don't forget, we have another exciting raffle coming up Tuesday. Students that have raised at least $50 in donations will be entered for a chance to win one of three $50 Amazon gift cards. Good luck! And now, it's Walk-A-Thon raffle time!  All students that have raised at least $40 in donations so far have been automatically entered in the raffle. Today's lucky winners may pick up their prizes in the office.  Good luck and thank you for registering with the Walk-A-Thon!
  • Good morning TE! Starting on Monday, October 21st through Friday, October 25th, get ready to show your school spirit! It’s gonna be a really fun week, so don’t miss out on dressing up! Looking to see who’s got the most school spirit next week!!

Monday is Sports Day. Dress up wearing your favorite sports team’s attire or colors.

Tuesday is Decades Day. Wear an outfit from any decade! Will it be a poodle skirt from the 50's? A fringed vest and headband from the 60's? Whatever decade you select, please make sure to follow the TEMS dress code.

Wednesday, the day of our Walk-A-Thon, is Team Color/Team T-shirt day. Support your team unity by wearing your team tee or your team colors.

Thursday, we are celebrating Unity Day, so please wear Orange to support inclusion and acceptance of everyone.

Friday, it’s Comfy/Cozy/Pj Day!!! Wear your most comfortable pj's or sweats. No blankets or stuffed animals please.

  • Are you interested in basketball? Do you want to work with high school athletes to help improve your skills and prepare you to compete at the high school level? If so sign up for the South Windsor High School Basketball Clinic on Monday November 25th from 6-8 pm.This clinic is FREE and available for girls and boys from grades 6-8. Sports forms and permission slips are available for you in Mrs. Gasta’s room,145. They are due back to Mrs. Gasta no later than Friday November 15th. This is a student-run clinic, hosted by the athletes. Hope to see you there!

  • The field hockey team got off to a sluggish start against JFK of Enfield but turned it on in the second half and won by a score of 8-2.  Rachel Turer led in scoring 4 goals followed by Hailey Deptula with 2 and Jordyn Boland and Abby Bergstrom with one a piece.  Megan Stapleton, Jordyn Boland, Isabelle Goodrich, Kaitlin Hardy, Hanna Edstrom, and Sarah Stoddard played extremely well for the Cougars. TE's next home game is this Friday against Somers.  Hope to see you there!

  • All teachers and students that were asked to have their picture re-taken, this will take place Monday morning.  Please go to Common Area C on the main level after you check-in with your Homeroom teacher on Monday.

  • Don't miss the HALLOWEEN Dance tonight. Remember this is a costume dance so come on out all dressed up. Please remember no masks or props will be allowed for safety reasons. Tickets are available this morning in the main lobby for $7 and tonight at the door for $10. Prizes will be awarded for the top three costumes on the night. See you all tonight.

  • Attention all TE students: The Outdoor Education Club has two more fall trips coming up.  On October 23rd we will do a hike on Case Mountain in Manchester, and on November 6th we'll hike at Valley Falls Park in Vernon.  To get a form, stop by the main office, or see Mr. Wilkinson in room 112 or room 258, or see Ms. Nelson in room 251.

  • Today for lunch in the Create line you can have French Toast Sticks, 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 good day and do your best to strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Oct 18, 2019 at 8:18 AM
  
  • Our second annual TEMS Walk-A-Thon was a great success!  Students, staff, and the Cougar all had a fantastic time! It was so great to have the sunshine!  Thank you to all TEMS students, staff, family and friends for your support in making our fundraiser a success! We will declare the individual, team and grade winners after the close of the pledge period next week.  But in the meantime, a shout out to Vanshika Vikas who is still holding strong as the 6th grade leader.  Timothy Bortolan is in the lead for 7th grade, and Tony DeMartino currently has the lead for 8th.  The Lime Team currently has the overall lead for the pizza party, but The Evergreen Team is close behind them! And, we are only about $1400 shy of our school goal! Keep up the great work!  Remember the pledge period will close next week on Monday October 22nd.
  • Attention students...are you ready for the first school dance of the year?  The Athletic Department is sponsoring a Halloween costume dance on this 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. Baker will not do the cabbage patch in her bakers outfit!!!  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.

  • On Tuesday, the lady Cougars matched up against East Hartford in what proved to be a one-sided event. In the first half, TE tallied an unassisted game opener from Sarah Gordon. The play was followed by strong tackles in the defensive end by Catherine Downes, Chion Pollard, and Anna Matus. Late in the first half, Emerson Iacovelli snuck a free kick between the pipes off an assist from Mikayla Evans. Iacovelli had two goals on the day. At the break, TE came out strong as Ritika Aburri tapped in her first goal of the season. The goals continued to trickle in as Elise Suffish tallied two assists on the day setting up Arden Sansom, and eventually finding the foot of Haley Butler for her first goal of the season. Sansom had two goals on the day. Outstanding play throughout the game was also had by Emily Legder, Hailey Testa, and Abby Perrucio as the trio were dynamic in securing a 7-0 victory over East Hartford. Yesterday, the Lady Cougars met opponents JFK in a competitive and windy match. The Cougars dropped down by two goals early in the game. Unlike Tuesday's game, the defense was busy with lot’s of action from Leighana Ferrabelo, Sidney Montana, Hailey Testa, and Mikayla Evans. Midfielders Iniya Raja, Huntyr Courtois, and Emily Ledger kept pace in the center of the pitch, and their efforts really started to shine through in the second half. Shots on the day came from Sarah Gordon, Emily Ledger, Arden Samson, and Lexi Lilly. TE host their next home game this afternoon against Sage Park. Come on out and support the Cougars!

  • The TE boys soccer team was in action once again last night battling the Patriots of JFK.  The first was a bit of a stale mate as the two sides scored one goal apiece.  Drew Monteserin drove nicely through the defense and buried his chance to put the Cougars ahead.  The Patriots equalized shortly thereafter.  In the second half, with the wind at their backs, the Cougars poured it on.  Rishabh Mohapatro blazed one home, Josiah Chamberlain scored his first career TEMS goal and Jake Gattuso slotted home a sweet finish to make the score 4-1.  Assists were from Aadi Dey, Damian Ayala and Chamberlain.  Dylan Hutton, Vaughn Bizier and Xavier Crane were stalwarts on the defensive end as well.  The Cougars travel to Sage Park today looking for 3 consecutive wins.

  • Attention 8th grade ambassadors:  There will be a lunch meeting on Monday, Oct 22 in the upper library.

  • Attention 7th grade ambassadors:  There will be a lunch meeting on Tuesday, Oct 23 in the upper library. 

  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Fajitas , in the Grill line you can have Chicken Cordon Blue 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, 2018 at 3:14 PM
  
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