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Daily Announcements for Timothy Edwards Middle School

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  • Hi, my name is Ava Mathew and my name is Hiteshree Dirisala. Including importance to a simple drawing or piece of writing means so much to many students in our creative school! We are members of Out of the Blue, which is our school’s eight time award winning national magazine. We know and believe that each and every one one of you have special talents that can be put to important use! We are asking every member of our school, including administration and staff, to submit your artwork, photography,and writing pieces, including short stories and poems. We hope that you participate in this team effort to make our magazine very special. If you would like to submit, please give your submission to any Out of the Blue members you know, your English teacher, or to Ms. Olsen, the Garnet English teacher in room 312! Club members - please know that we will meet after school this coming Monday, February 3, in Ms. Olsen’s room.  Please see Ms. Olsen before then if you cannot attend. Members, please bring the flyer or completed poster that you made.  It is important we have these.
  • There is no boys basketball practice Friday afternoon.  Please contact coach McClay if there any questions.

  • Congratulations go to the following students for their performance at this year's final round of the National Geographic Bee: in third place: Nandy Senthilkumar, in second place:  Zain Lokhandwalla, and in first place, our TE winner is sixth grader Nithish Jayaraj. Congratulations to all of our finalist!  It was a competitive final round.  Nathish will now take a computerized geography test to qualify for the state National Geographic Bee at the end of March.  Good luck, Nithish!
  • The Outdoor Education Club has three upcoming trips.  We will be snow tubing at Powder Ridge on February 21st, then it’s Stone Age Rock Gym on February 27th, and lastly we will be going to the South Windsor Arena for ice skating on March 26th.  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.   

  • There is a Neon Dance on Friday, February 7th.  Dance tickets will be on sale in the lobby Monday through Friday the week of the dance.  Tickets will cost $7.00.  If you purchase a ticket the night of the dance, it will be $10.00.  Hope you can come to the dance!

  • Today for lunch in the Create line you can have Whole Grain French Toast Sticks, in the Grill line you can have Chicken Cordon Bleu Pretzel Roll 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 31, 2020 at 7:58 AM
  
  • A message from Out of the Blue Magazine: 

Kevin - Once upon a time, there was a man who was allergic to himself. Everywhere he went he would cough and sneeze and rub his eyes. But one day, his friend… 

Sam - Hey, that sounds like a good story. Why don’t you submit that to the literary magazine?

Kevin - No. Anyway, his friend, who’s name was Max, said…

Sam - So WHY don’t you want to submit that to the magazine?

Kevin - Cause I said so. Max said, why don’t you wear this…

Sam - That’s kind of stupid, right? If you submitted your story to the literary magazine, hundreds of people would read it, and he would get credit for it.

Kevin - Out of the Blue needs lots of types of creative work. Some of these are stories, poetry, artwork, photographs, music, and comics.

Sam - Out of the Blue is run in room 312 by Mrs. Olsen, the English teacher on the Garnet team. Contact her for further information.

  • The Outdoor Education snow tubing trip at Powder Ridge that was scheduled for today has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 7th due to the weather forecast.  If you signed up already, please see Mr. Wilkinson or Ms. Nelson to get a waiver.  The waiver must be completed and turned in for you to go snow tubing next week.  Forms are also still available for rock climbing or ice skating, so sign up before they fill up too!  
  • Reminder: MathCounts will not have a regular meeting tomorrow.  Only those 8 students going to the competition on Saturday will meet at 7:15 in Mrs. Goldman's room, room 354.  Again, there will be no regular MathCounts meeting tomorrow morning.  We will meet next Friday.

  • The T-shirts are back, the t-shirts are back!!! Back by popular demand, we have decided to open orders for team t-shirts for a limited time. These team t-shirts can be ordered through a link on the school website. Sales will be through February 10th, and no late orders will be accepted. So if you missed out in the fall, here is your chance to get one of those awesome student designed school t shirts.

  • Don’t miss this year’s NEON dance tomorrow night, February 1st! That’s right, the NEON dance is back again this year by popular demand. Get your ticket in the main lobby for $7 or pay $10 at the door.
  • Attention Mr. Chandler's 8th grade Health class: please bring your Chromebook to class today.  

  • The boys beat JFK yesterday afternoon in a convincing win.  The Cougars improved their record to 5-6 and are aiming to make playoffs with a win today against Tolland.  The game is at Tolland, come and support the boys and their goal of making the playoffs.

  • Hi, I'm Medha. And I'm Taruni.  Having the winter blues?  Well, we're about to cheer you up! Peer mediation will be hosting a Spirit Week AND a Donation Drive!  Spirit Week will be held from Monday, February 3rd to Friday, February 8th. Monday is Sweater Day (ugly or not) and Tuesday is Sports Day. Wednesday is Twin Day. (Or triplets, quadruplets, etc.) and Thursday is Grade Level choice: 6th  Grade= Crazy Hair and Mismatch Day,7th  Grade= Color Wars (Wear your favorite color) and 8th Grade= Decades Day (Pick a decade and dress like the 50s, 60s,70s, 80s, etc.)  Finally, Friday is Winter Cozy Day so wear your most comfy, cozy clothes. No blankets, pillows, or stuffed animals please.
  • On Wednesday and Friday, HR teachers will be collecting $1 and/or a canned good OR household item for the South Windsor Food and Fuel Bank. Please view the list of items needed near the box provided in your team area. Items like toothpaste, cereal, canned fruit, shampoo, paper towels, and soap are just a few of the items needed. We hope you'll show your TE School Spirit the week of the 4th!
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Sloppy Joe, in the Grill line you can have a Cheese Steak Sandwich 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 31, 2019 at 10:49 AM
  
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