Tamanend Connections

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May 28, 2013

Memorial Day Parade

Yesterday, the Tamanend Marching Band was impressive as they joined all other CB middle and high school marching bands in the 147th Doylestown Memorial Day Parade. The oldest parade of its kind in our country, the Doylestown Memorial Day Parade saw a record-breaking crowd as we honored the soldiers who have sacrificed everything for our country.

Holocaust Survivor Speaks to TMS Students

The 9th grade class was privileged to hear from Holocaust survivor David Tuck on May 17th. We welcomed Mr. Tuck back to Tamanend to share his incredible story of fortitude and strength from when he was removed from his home in Poland in 1940, ultimately ending up at Auschwitz Concentration Camp at the age of 12. His remarkable story of survival and then emigration to America is a powerful one that reminds us of how much we have to be grateful for, and also the power of resilience when we are faced with adversity in our lives. Mr. Tuck repeated to us how fortunate he feels to be alive after all of these years, and also how it is vital that we persevere through the challenges in our lives, never giving up.

Award Winning Students

Principal's Recognition Ceremony

Congratulations to the 308 students who received Principal's Recognition last week for having an average GPA for the first three marking periods of at least a 3.75. Julia F. delivered an insightful speech on "using your head" and persevering. Sixty-two students received additional recognition for having a straight 4.0 GPA for the year so far. We are so proud of all of our students' accomplishments and the overwhelming family support that was evident by the standing-room-only audience! Remember, we still have a month to go this school year. As Julia so eloquently put it... "finish strong."

TMS Book Fair - All This Week!

Help Tamanend While You Shop or Recycle

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

  • Use this link to connect to Amazon to shop and Tamanend can earn as much as 15% of what you purchase!
  • Giant Food Store has an A+ School Rewards program through their clip-less coupon card. Register your card and TMS will receive a percentage of your spendings.
  • 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.
  • Clip and send in Box Tops to the attention of NJHS; or, shop at the Box Top Market Place where you will find vendors such as Best Buy, KMart, Justice and more.
  • 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.

Highlighted in a Previous Tamanend Connections:

  • There will be an informational meeting tonight, Tuesday May 28th at 6:30 p.m. in the Tamanend Auditorium for parents of interested cheerleaders who will be in 7th and 8th grades next year. Tryouts will be held the week of June 3rd. Pre-season Cheer Camp will be held the week of August 12, 2013. More information will be shared at the meeting.
  • This summer, Tamanend students and staff will read Wonder for one of their two summer reading books. For more information, click here.
  • When buying food at school, students need to "swipe or type" their PIN. Warrington Township Police Department has asked that we remind everyone of the school speed limit of 15 mph during our arrival and dismissal times: 6:55-7:40 a.m. and 2:15-3:00 p.m..
  • 2013-2014 CBSD Calendar
  • Tamanend is helping to Save Kids Castle! Click here to donate your time, talent or money. To learn more about this worthwhile community service project, you can follow it on Twitter @SaveKidsCastle.
  • We need parents, students and staff for our Wellness Committee. If you are interested in helping with a fitness program after school, starting a vegetable garden in our courtyard, or have some other ideas to help our students and staff "go green" and stay fit, please contact Mrs. Mary McDonald, Mrs. Lauren Myrtetus and Ms. Brenda Scheffey about becoming involved in our Wellness Committee.
  • If you have a Twitter account, now you can get "Tiger Tweets" by following us @CBTamanendMS where we will proudly share good news and accomplishments of our students and staff.
  • Please read and share with others our "TMS Points of Pride."

  • Please volunteer to help make this year at TMS great!

  • Please click on this link to learn about changes to how students purchase lunches and how they are charged .

  • Click here to register to receive CBSD text alerts.

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