Tamanend Connections

We Are Together Tamanend!

December 15, 2014

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Winter Concerts 2014

To showcase their hard work and warm up for their evening performances, our student musicians performed for their peers and the Tamanend Staff in a preview concert two Fridays ago. Last Monday and Tuesday evenings our Tamanend community packed the house to hear the music of Tamanend. What a treat is was! We congratulate and thank our music students and staff for all of their dedication and hard work which led to outstanding concert performances.
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Our 9th Grade Sewing Class worked with the Little Dresses for Africa program to make dresses from pillowcases. This project allowed our students to practice their sewing skills while creating a dress for a little girl in need. Debbie Linders, a representative for the program from St. Paul Lutheran Church in Doylestown, came to Tamanend to talk to the class about their work and how it will positively impact the life of a child.

Lost & Found

We have gathered all the lost and forgotten items. If you are missing clothes, shoes, coats, glasses, or a phone from the school year, please visit Tamanend's Main Office Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.. All items not claimed will be donated during the winter break.

Winter Spirit Days!

To show our winter spirit, the Student Council Officers have planned the following spirit days:

  • December 17 - Wrap it Up Wednesday (decorate yourself like a present)
  • December 18 - Throwback Thursday (where your favorite TMS shirts, etc. from last year)
  • December 19 - College Sweatshirt Day (where a shirt or sweatshirt from your favorite college)
  • December 22 - Comfy Clothes Day
  • December 23 - Holiday and Winter Hat Day

Freshmen Baby Pictures Due December 19th!

The Tamanend Middle School yearbook advisors will be collecting 9th grade baby pictures for the 2014-2015 yearbook. We are inviting you to include a memento in your child’s yearbook that he or she will remember forever. Submitting your student’s picture is a great way to honor your child in the yearbook at this special time in his or her life. The cost is $5. If you would like to participate in this milestone experience, please click here. All submissions are due this Friday, December 19th.

TMS CB South Lacrosse Players Give Back

Recently the CB South Lacrosse team staged its annual food drive for NOVA. This is an incredible organization dedicated to helping victims of violence in Bucks County that the CB South Boys Lacrosse team has been supporting for a number of years. This year the team donated almost twice as much food as the agency requested, and were able to help 12 families. 3 Tamanend students, Joe M, Colin J, and Bobby S, joined the group of players and parents who delivered what was collected to NOVA.

PDE Asks for Feedback on State Testing

The Pennsylvania Department of Education is asking for feedback regarding testing content used in the PSSA and Keystone exams. Parents, educators, and community members can go to: http://www.paacademicreview.org/ review content, and submit feedback which will aid in the PDE review and revision process.

Tiger's Eye

"If we look at each other and each situation through the lens of the Tiger's Eye, we will remember that we are Tamanend Together."

TMS Parent Council

Thursday, Jan. 15th, 9am

1492 Stuckert Rd

Warrington, PA

Parent Council is an open meeting where all parents are welcome to attend to learn more about Tamanend Middle School. At this Parent Council, we will...

  • Learn about KAD Day 2015
  • Discuss Program Planning (process of picking classes for next year)
  • Reflect on our most recent Bully Survey Data
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Upcoming Tamanend Events

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Help Tamanend While You Shop or Recycle

If you use the following vendors, please think about supporting TMS while you shop and recycle:

  • If you shop at Target and have a Target Red Card, you can register your card for Target's Take Charge of Education program so that Tamanend receives a percentage of your spending.
  • Giant Food Store has an A+ School Rewards program through their clip-less coupon card that gives money to the school you designate every time you shop. Use this link to select Tamanend as your A+ school.
  • Use this link to connect to Amazon to shop and Tamanend can earn as much as 15% of what you purchase!
  • Clip and send in Box Tops to the attention of the Tamanend National Jr. Honor Society care of Sra. Mars or Sra. Murry.
  • If you like to shop online, check out the eScrip Online Mall. When you sign up for an account, selecting Tamanend earns money for our school.
  • When you recycle your paper using our Abitibi bin located at the back of our Main Parking Lot, you have not only helped the environment, you help TMS, too.

Got R.o A.R.?

Notes from Previous Tamanend Connections:

  • Parent Volunteers Needed! Please use this link to chaperone, volunteer and support TMS. The code word is TMS.
  • Click here for up-to-date calendar information about the 2014-15 school year.

  • There is a Parent Portal app for your smartphone. Click here for more information.

  • Click here to view previous Tamanend Connections from 2014-2015.
  • Click here to read previous Backpack Newsflash editions from CB Cares Educational Foundation.
  • Students may not arrive to school in the morning until 7:10 AM. That is when staff members are available to supervise students.
  • Click here to learn about CBSD efforts against bullying and for resources helpful to parents on this important subject and more.
  • To receive text alerts from CBSD, click here.

Tamanend Together is...

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