Tamanend Connections

We Are Together Tamanend!

October 5, 2015

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Tamanend's Fall Dance

Aloha! Our first Dance of the school year was last Friday evening and the students voted for a Hawaiian Theme. What a great turn out! Along with dressing in their luau attire, each student brought a canned good to donate to those in need at Operation Helping Hand of Bucks County. A total of 126 cans were collected and donated on Tuesday.

Magazine & Cookie Dough Drive

Last Friday, October 2nd was the last turn-in day for all magazine and cookie Dough Sales. Thank you everyone for your participation!


Last Friday, students were encouraged to show their support for breast cancer research and awareness by wearing as much pink as they could... and they did. It was a Pink Out! Our staff joined by participating in the Lee National Denim Day and raised over $270.00 for breast cancer research.
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Tamanend Middle School Blood Drive

Monday, Oct. 12th, 3:30-8:30pm

1492 Stuckert Rd

Warrington, PA

Please come out to donate at the Tamanend Middle School Blood Drive!

Contact Amanda Higgins ahiggins@cbsd.org to schedule an appointment!

ParentPositive Series

A free parent speaker series is being offered by ParentPositive, a partnership between the Doylestown YMCA, Doylestown Health, CB Cares Educational Foundation, and CBSD. Save the dates for the following presentations:

Responsible Choices: Raising our Children to Understand the Consequences of Alcohol and Drugs

October 21 at 7 p.m. at Lenape Middle School

Elaine Pasqua will share the latest high-risk trends regarding alcohol and drugs so parents can walk away feeling empowered with preventative strategies to keep your children safe, on track to a healthy future, and substance free.

Student Mental Health and Stress Reduction

November 18 at 7 p.m. at Lenape Middle School

Dr. Katherine Dahlsgaard, Lead Psychologist of the Anxiety Behavior Clinic at CHOP, will present evidence-based strategies to help tame your child's anxiety.

Physical Health of Children/Teens

February 18 at 7 p.m. at Lenape Middle School

Resilient Kids: Build Your Stress Busting Tool Kit

March 12 at 1 p.m. at CBFYMCA

Kids: From 1-4 p.m. join in healthy, fun, and creative activities that will help them feel empowered and take control of the things that stress them out (parents are not required to attend)

Parents: From 1-2:30 p.m. hear a panel discussion with area professionals to gain insight on how we can help our children manage their stress.

Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Lover with Expectations and Protections with Trust

April 13 at 7 p.m. at Lenape Middle School

Dr. Ken Ginsberg, Pediatrician at CHOP, offers an overview of strategies to build resilience and promote the kind of traits that lead to our children becoming happy, successful adults.

Parent/Guardian Volunteers Needed

Parents of middle schoolers often ask how they can get involved. Some parents say that their child does not want them to get involved. At Tamanend, there are many special things that go on throughout the school year that would not be possible without the involvement and support of our parents. Please get involved.

Volunteers must have their clearances on file with the CBSD Human Resources Department prior to starting volunteer work. The new Pennsylvania State mandate does allow until July 1, 2016 to obtain background checks. However, in the best interest of the safety and security of our students, we are asking volunteers to comply with submitting background checks prior to volunteering in the 2015-2016 school year.

Volunteers may drop off required paperwork at the Administration Center at 20 Welden Drive.


On Thursday, October 15th, the CBSD Wellness Committee along with The Doylestown Food Co-op and our Family & Consumer Science Department will be sponsoring a presentation on healthy eating for all families in Central Bucks School District. For more information on the organization see Doylestown Food Co-op and stay tuned for further information on the presentation.

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Tamanend Pop's Concert

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TMS Parent Council

Thursday, Oct. 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.

Support Tamanend While You Shop

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

  • 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.
  • 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. Target has announced that it will end this program as of May 14, 2016 but has promised a different program in its stead.
  • 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.

Tamanend Together is...

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