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  • 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 raised a total of $20,938.50. 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 Vincent Ryder from the Lime Team who raised $450. Tony DeMartino, the 7th grader from the Scarlet Team who raised the most for his grade AND raised more than any other student at TE. He raised an impressive $650. The top earning 8th grader is Richard Collins from the Pacific Team, who raised a total of $345. 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 Evergreen Team for joining the $2000 club. Congratulations! Now... the top earning team, raising $3614 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 7th grade. They earned a total of $8337.50 as a grade. Wow! Great job 7th grade! Once again we'd like to offer our sincere thanks to everyone that participated in our Walk-A-Thon and worked hard to make it a success. Congratulations to all of our winners.  Enjoy your prizes! 
  • TEMS will be holding our 7th annual Kenny Offiaeli Memorial Basketball Tournament on Friday  November 10th from 5:30-8:30 here at TEMS.  This tournament honors the life of a former TEMS student and basketball player who suddenly passed away during his 8th grade year.  The money raised from the tournament goes to support the Kenny Offaieli scholarship fund that is given to an 8th grade student each year at graduation.    This tournament is open to any student at TEMS.  You may pick up a registration packet in the main office or main gym.  Forms are due by October 27th to the main office.
  • There will be a Cougar Community Service Club meeting after school on Wednesday in room 223. See you there! Again the Cougar Community Service Club will meet Wednesday in room 223.
  • Albert Einstein once said, "Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas." Joining MathCounts is a logical idea.  Yes, it is that time of year.  If you are interested in math; want to have fun doing math, while getting better at math, then MathCounts is the place to be.  We will have our first get together on Friday, October 27 at 7:00 AM in the cafeteria.  Ask your math teacher for an informational flyer.  Stay tuned for more MathCounts news.  
  • The field hockey team will be playing their annual foundation game on Thursday October 19th.  This years foundation game will raise money and awareness for juvenile diabetes in which the body is unable to regulate blood sugar.  The team will be selling blue beads for 1$ starting Tuesday,  October 17th in the main lobby.  The team will also be holding a hat day on Thursday the 19th.  If you would like to wear a hat during the school day please bring in a dollar and get a sticker for your hat in the main lobby.  Baked goods and snacks will be sold at the game.  All proceeds will go to the CT Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Thank you in advance for supporting this years team.  We hope to see you out at the game on Thursday!
  • ALL TEMS student are invited to "TAKE THE CHALLENGE" and sign up for this year's AMC-8 competition. The AMC-8 is a 25 question multiple choice, timed math test that will be administered at TEMS on Monday November 20th. Practice prep sessions will be scheduled before and after school for all interested participants. Registration forms are available in all MATH classes and on the TEMS homepage. For more information see Mr. Smith-Horn in room 307 or before homeroom in Stairwell "I".
  • The first dance of the year will be this  Friday October 20th from 6:30-8:30 run by the TEMS coaches.  This dance will be our Halloween Dance, students are encouraged to dress up for this dance.  Remember no props or masks.  Tickets are $7 and go on sale Tuesday October 17th in the main lobby before school.  We will also be collecting non-perishable food items that night to be donated to the Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief.
  • Do you like helping others? Are you interested in fun things? Would you like to be a supportive friend? If this describes you, then you should consider joining the extra curriculum club TEMS Friends. Pick up an application in room 301 if you are interested in this great opportunity. Completed applications are due on Monday, October 23 and can be handed in to Mrs. Silverman in room 301.  The program meets Thursdays from 2:45-4:00 November 2 - December 13.
  • The TE Field Hockey team took home a big win against JFK yesterday with a score of 4-0. Scoring two goals each for the Cougars was Maliya Haddock and Anna Kim. Kayden Burke owned the midfield and had two assists. Playing well for the Cougars was Emily Scola, Sophie Finer, Christina Bellizzi, Emily Osit and Zoe Calhoun. Ria Saxena and Sophia Flores were credited with the shutout.
  • The Cougars took home another win in the second game with a score of 3-0. Nicole Mann and Alexa Parada scored early in the game and Tori Jarvis scored the third in the final minutes. Abby Bergstrom, Amanda Kozuira and Isabelle Goodrich did a great job moving the ball up field with Brenda Do, Kaitlin Hardy, Haily Jarvis and Grace Rich playing great defense. Ria Saxena had several great saves to take home the shutout. TE's next home game will be on Thursday against Stafford Middle School. Make sure you come out to support the team!
  • Outdoor Education is going on a hike at Valley Falls in Vernon Thursday, October 26th.  Please stop by the main office for a form if you’re interested.  Forms for the hike are due back to the office by Wednesday, October 25th. All students are welcome to attend.
  • Today for lunch... In the Create line you can have Waffles. In the Grill line you can have a Beef Hot Dog 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 17, 2017 at 1:01 PM
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