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  • It's finally here - Walk-A-Thon Day! Thanks to all your hard work, we are just about $5,000 short of our $20,000 goal! The Lime Team is now officially a part of the $2,000 team club. Congratulations!!! Right now, the Sage Team is in first place for the most pledges raised and if they keep it up, they'll earn the team pizza party for their prize. Watch out though because Evergreen, Pacific and Lime aren't far behind! In other news, the grade raising the most pledges so far is the 6th grade! Keep it up 6th grade if you want to earn the ice cream social prize! 7th grade and 8th grade - you still have time to swoop in and take the lead. The pledge period ends next Thursday so if you have any other donations at home, make sure to get them in soon! Thanks again for making our fundraiser a success so far and have fun at the Walk-A-Thon today! You've earned it!!! 

  • Way to show your team spirit today, TE!! Enjoy the beautiful day for the Walk-A-Thon. Tomorrow, don't forget to Wear ORANGE in support of unity and inclusion.
  • The girls cross country team maintained undefeated status against their toughest competition yesterday, beating Tolland 24 to 33 and East Hartford 15 to 50 wrapping up their regular season with 10 wins and 0 losses.  It was a big victory for the TE girls, who have been close other seasons, but unable to beat Tolland until last night's win.  Shennyn Giannelli earned her 5th 1st place finish of the season completing the 2 mile run in 13:38.  5 TE girls joined Shennyn in the top 10, including Taylor Lord coming in 5th for TE and 9th overall without choking on her own saliva during the race.  Fantastic, Taylor!  Shout out to Ishaal Bukhari for a great finish yesterday, and for her spirit in recognizing excellence in others this season.  Sophia Gordon looked strong during one of her best races of the season as did Grace Smith, who pushed herself and the team with her words of wisdom, "Everyone is essential to victory."  Good luck at your league meet this Monday, Cougars!! 

  • The boys cross country team wrapped up their regular season meets by earning 2 more victories on Monday afternoon.  Aidan Walsh led the Cougars with the third place finish, with 5 other TE runners in the top 10, sealing the 22 to 37 win over Tolland and the 20 to 43 victory over East Hartford.  Owen Jerr and Will Carty also ran strong races, coming in well ahead of their average times on a tough Tolland course.  The successful afternoon wraps up the undefeated 10 and 0 season for the boys.  The team travels to Manchester next Monday to try and win back the league championship trophy.

  • The Cougars drove to Ellington for the last game of the regular season yesterday afternoon. The game was competitive as both sides created opportunities in the first half. Close chances on goal came from Catherine Downes, Arden Samson, and Emerson Iacovelli. Late in the first half, Cassie Polansky shot the ball off the bar which inched over the goal line bringing the score to 1-0. In the second half, the Cougars were persistent and totaled 27 shots, but couldn’t seem to find the back of the net. Exceptional play was had throughout the second half from Christianna Macchi, Ashley Zanelli, Mia Ruiz, and Sam Roux in the midfield. The Cougars defense with supported by Haley Butler who played well, and totaled 14 saves on the day. Despite the Cougar dominance of the game, Ellington rallied back with less than a minute and was able to put in a goal bringing the final score to 1-1. The Cougars end the regular season with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss, and 3 ties. The Cougars look forward to playoffs next week! 

  • Attention all fitness club members...This is a friendly reminder that the make up session from last week is today after school. 
  • That's right Champions - MathCounts starts this Friday morning at 7:00 am in the cafeteria.  Be sure to bring a pencil, bring a calculator and  bring a friend.  Hope to see you there!
  • Today for lunch in the Create line you can have Pasta with Meatballs, in the Grill line you can have Cilantro Lime Chicken Panini 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 23, 2019 at 11:59 AM
  
  • Our Walk-A-Thon pledge period wrapped up last night.  Thanks so much to everyone who helped to make our fundraiser a success! Thanks to your efforts, we beat our goal and raised a total of $20,182. Way to go Cougars!!! And now the moment you've all been waiting for... The announcement of our Walk-A-Thon Prize Winners. The individuals that have raised the most in donations for their grades and will be awarded $100 cash are:  6th grader Lauren Graham from the Evergreen Team who raised $412, 7th grader Tim Bortolan from the Garnet Team, who raised a total of $345, and the 8th grader from the Indigo Team who raised the most for his grade AND raised more than any other student at TE is Tony DeMartino. He raised an impressive $570. Congratulations to our individual winners! You can go to the office to claim your prize. Before we announce the team prize, just a quick shout out to the Ruby Team for joining the $2000 club. Congratulations! Now... the top earning team, raising $3,235 as a team is the Lime Team. Enjoy your pizza party! You deserve it!! On to our last prize. The top earning grade, winning the cross team lunches on Fridays next month is the 6th grade. They raised a total of $8,659 as a grade. Wow! Great job 6th grade! Once again we'd like to offer our sincere thanks to everyone that participated in our Walk-A-Thon and worked hard to make it a success. Congratulations to all of our winners.  Enjoy your prizes! 
  • Wednesday is Unity Day,  please wear orange to show that we stand united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. So remember to wear Orange on Wednesday!  
  • And now a word from Math Counts. Please CLICK HERE to view video.  
  • Have you noticed the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF signs that appeared all over school last week?  It is that time of year again.  Won't you consider digging out some spare change at home or in your backpack to help children all over the world? UNICEF helps children in emergencies by providing food, safe drinking water, medical care and education.  Children deserve a chance to live happy, healthy lives.  Please help by donating to your homeroom Trick-or-Treat box.  Thank you!!
  • The TEMS Field Hockey team lost a tough one yesterday with a score of 2-0 against Granby. TE started out strong forcing the ball to the Granby side of the field with strong play from Sophie Finer, Tori Jarvis, Rachel Turer and Abby Bergstrom. Defense played great keeping the score tied going into half time but Granby was able to sneak two into the goal late in the second half. Avery Fournier, Greta Slater, Maya Sweedok and Grace Rich played great defense. The Cougars put up a good battle in the second game but fell short with a score of 4-1. Scoring the only goal for the Cougars was Alexa Parada. Karen Luo, Julia Craig, Emily Osit and Avery Vensus played great! The cougars next game is Wednesday, home against JFK of Enfield.
  • The lady Cougars hosted JFK yesterday afternoon in their last home game of the season. The Cougars started the game strong with a handful of chances in the first few moments from Lexi Lilly and Sarah Gordon. The Cougars dominated possession for most of the game only giving JFK a few chances on net. Defenders Anna Matus, Leighana Ferrabelo, Sidney Montana, and Hailey Testa were busy at the back and had exceptional performances on the day. Outstanding play in the midfield came from Emily Legder, Emerson Iacovelli, Iniya Raja, and Huntyr Courtois. The four were vital in keeping possession of the ball and set up many of TE's chances in the second half. Midfielders Lexi Lilly, Katelyn Roux, and Mikayla Evans demonstrated exceptional passing especially in the second half despite being down 1-0. Shots in the second half came from Elise Suffish, Iniya Raja, Abby Peruccio, Arden Sansom, Chion Pollard and Sidney Montana. Haley Butler rounded out the Cougar defense in goal and held seven saves on the day. The TE Cougars match up against rivals Tolland in their last game of the season this Thursday. Come on out to support the team!
  • The Timothy Edwards boys soccer team competed last night against the Patriots from JFK. Opening the scoring for the Cougars was Xavier crane on an unassisted solo effort. Aadi Dey finished nicely from Drew Monteserin, then scored on a solo effort. Vaughan Bizier tallied with a pass from Ben Bernstein. Both teams exchanged penalties with Kyle Castro burying his chance. Monteserin scored Unassisted while Damian Ayala rounded out the scoring from Tyler Romero. The Cougars last game is Wednesday against Holland. Hope you can come cheer on the boys.
  • Hello students and teachers of Timothy Edwards, we need your help! Make a difference day is coming up and Luca and I are planning to make a BIG DIFFERENCE on Friday, October 26th. In order for us to accomplish this we need your help on sending care packages out to Deployed Troops, New Recruits, Veterans, First Responders, and Wounded Heroes. This is called Operation Gratitude. Please help us accomplish this by bringing in donations on the wish list that is listed on the flyer that will be given out in every homeroom. During our planning, we encountered a problem.  The problem was we have to pay for shipping. We came up with a solution to this problem.  We will do a few hat and jeans for charity days. We will let you know those dates. I hope every student can participate in this drive. Remember if you participate you will make a difference too. Thank you!  
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have French Toast, in the Grill line you can have Mozzarella Sticks and in the On the Go 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 Oct 23, 2018 at 10:07 AM
  
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