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  • Good morning TE! This is Kaitlyn and this is Raina reporting on our upcoming Food Drive and Spirit Week. Starting on Monday, January 27th  through Friday, January 31st , we will be holding a food and household goods collection to support our local South Windsor Food and Fuel Bank. There are specific items that the pantry is in need of and this list will be posted in your team areas. Donations of a canned good/household item for the SW Food Pantry and/or $1 will be collected on Monday and Friday only. However, if you wish to donate on the other days as well, that would be very much welcomed and appreciated. THANK YOU!!! Your HR teachers will be collecting the $1 donations. And for some additional fun, look for the Super Bowl NFL logos by the donation boxes. You can show which team you want to win the Super Bowl by placing your donation in that box. In addition to holding this drive, we will be sponsoring a Spirit Week. So get ready to show your school spirit! It’s gonna be a really fun week, so don’t miss out on dressing up! And don’t forget to bring in your donation! Looking to see who’s got the most school spirit next week!! Below lists the spirit for each day next week.

Monday is Comfy/Cozy Day. Wear your most comfortable pjs or sweats. No blankets or stuffed animals please.

Tuesday is TE School Spirit Day. You can wear any clothing supporting TEMS sports, music, your team, school colors (purple, white, and black), etc. 

Wednesday is Crazy Hair/Hat/Sock Day. You don’t have to do all 3, but feel free to do so if you wish!

Thursday is Grade Level Color Day! 6th graders will dress in green, 7th in red, and 8th in blue. 

Friday, is Jersey/Sports Day!!! You can wear  your favorite sport’s  jersey, sweatshirt, etc. You can show off which team is your fav! 

  • Don't forget this week starts our TE After-School Matinee program!Be the Change, Relay for Life, Kindness is Key, and Cougar Fitness meet today. Movie Matinee, Woodworking, STEAM, Bowling and Cougar Fitness meet on Thursday. See Mrs. Stewart in the office if you have any questions!
  • Attention all students who love to sing and dance: Auditions for the South Windsor High School Show Choir "Choral Spectrum" will be held in late February.  More info will be sent out once the exact date is set.  In preparation, two high school Choral Spectrum members will be holding clinics to sharpen skills and answer questions.  These optional clinics will be held on this Friday, January 24 and also on Friday February 7th in the TEMS auditorium. Students from all three grades are invited to attend.  Whether you are an 8th grader planning to audition, or you just want to learn more about what Show Choir is like, pick up a flyer located outside of the chorus room, room 145, for more information.  
  • Out of the Blue will meet after school this coming Monday January 27, in room 312 in the Garnet hallway.  Please bring your notebook, any submissions you have made, and something to write with.  If you are unable to attend, please see Ms. Olsen before Monday.

  • It’s time again to have a voice, TE! Tomorrow after the news, everyone will be asked to complete the third "Having a Voice" survey in google classroom. Please make sure that you have your Chromebook in homeroom tomorrow so that you can answer the questions. Thank you!
  • Today for lunch in the Create line you can have Bosco 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 and do your best to strive for five!
Posted by dmatchett  On Jan 22, 2020 at 8:10 AM
  • The grade 8 Orchard Hill Connection Program is canceled today due to the delayed opening. 

  • Attention 8th Graders: If you are interested in attending the Civic Leadership High School, please sign up in the guidance office for an informational meeting.  This high school focuses on leadership, community engagement and public service.  Many of their students are interested in careers in law enforcement, the fire service, emergency medicine and the practice of law. If you would like more information, please go to the counseling department following this morning's announcement. 
  • The Outdoor Education Club has three upcoming trips. We will be snow tubing at Powder Ridge on January 31st, then it’s a rock climbing adventure on February 28th, and lastly we will be going to the South Windsor Arena for ice skating on March 28th.  Please stop by the main office, see Mr. Wilkinson in room 112, or Ms. Nelson in room 251 for a form if you’re interested in any of these adventures.

  • The boys basketball team held on to beat Tolland Middle School last Friday 49-44.  A balanced scoring attack help the Cougars prevail in a tight game throughout.  The defense held Tolland to 7 points in the fourth quarter to secure the win.  The Cougars record is 4-4 with two tough games Thursday and Friday.

  • After a very competitive final round, congratulations go out to the following students for their performance in the final round of the National Geographic Bee which was held Friday afternoon:

Third place: 8th grader Valli Penduala

Second place: 7th grader Thomas Jezouit

First place TE winner: 7th grader Nandy Senthilkumar

Nandy will now take the National Geographic Bee qualifying test to determine her eligibility for the state competition held this spring.  Good luck, Nandy, and congratulations to all participants!

  • Are you interested in acceptance, inclusivity, and equality for all? A new club, the GSA, which stands for Gay-Straight Alliance, will be having its first meeting on Wednesday, January 30th. The GSA at TE provides a safe and welcoming space for any student who wants to talk about issues related to sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. During our meetings, we will play games, do team-building activities, and talk about what’s going on in our lives. Through our club, we hope to build a judgment-free community of friends and allies who support one another. It does not matter how you identify; anyone can attend and everyone is welcome. If you have any questions about the GSA, please see Mrs. Zaugg in Room 332 (Pacific Team). We look forward to seeing you at our first meeting after school on Wednesday, January 30th.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Chicken Nuggets, in the Grill line you can have Turkey 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 Jan 22, 2019 at 10:59 AM
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