Tison Roo News 2017-18

Week of October 23rd

Welcome to the Tison Middle School newsletter -- as a Tison parent, we want to ensure your involvement in your student's middle school life, and one way to do that is to keep you informed on what's going on at Tison.

This newsletter typically gets emailed to you on a weekly basis, and usually on a Friday afternoon. If you know a Tison parent who should be getting this newsletter and is not, please have him or her email Leah Greer at lgreer@weatherfordisd.com. Also, if you have any questions or concerns over any information from the newsletter, please email Mrs. Greer.

We are off to a great start for the school year, and we hope your student comes to love Tison as much as we do!


Eric Sams

Tison Middle School Principal

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Monday, Oct 23 -- Tison Band Fundraiser Ends

Tuesday, Oct 24 -- 7th grade Football VS Aledo @ Tison MS (5-7 PM)

Tuesday, Oct 24 -- 8th grade Football VS Aledo @ Aledo MS (5-7 PM)

Thursday, Oct 26 -- 7th/8th Volleyball VS Burleson Hughes MS @ Tison MS (5-7 PM)

Friday, Oct 27 -- Tison Pep Rally @ Tison Gym (3 PM)

Saturday, Oct 28 -- Tison Tennis Team in the "Aledo Doubles Tournament" @ Aledo HS


Tuesday, Oct 31 -- 7th grade Football VS Henderson (Stephenville) @ Tison MS (5-7 PM)

Tuesday, Oct 31 -- 8th grade Football VS Henderson @ Henderson MS (5-7 PM)

Thursday, Nov 2 -- 7th/8th Volleyball VS Everman MS @ Tison MS (5-7 PM)

Monday, Nov 6 -- Sunday, Nov 12

Tuesday, Nov 7 -- JR Roo Band Fan Club Meeting @ WHS (6-6:30 PM)

Thursday, Nov 9 -- TMEA MS ALL-REG Auditions (Perc, Clar, Flute & Trpt) @ CTHS (5 PM - ?)

Saturday, Nov 11 -- TMEA MS ALL-REG Band Auditions @ Aledo HS (7 AM - 5 PM)

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Tison Cheer Long Sleeve Shirt for Sale

Winter is coming and the Tison Middle School Cheer Program would like to help you stay warm and in style, while supporting our purchase of a new mascot suit!

We are selling the long sleeve t-shirts below through November 23rd for $25.00 each. Pre-sale order forms are available below. You may print the order form and send it with your payment to the attention of KYM FERRELL at Tison Middle school. Checks should be made out to TISON CHEER. Please make sure to fill out the appropriate form for your color preference.

Feel free to contact me via the information provided below with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your anticipated support of the TMS Cheer Program!

Profe. Ferrell

Tison Middle School

Spanish I/AP Spanish IV & Cheer Coach

817.598.2960 ext. 4200


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No QR Reader? No problem! Just click on this link to access the form: https://goo.gl/forms/OnVOSUY480kSlS2L2

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Red Ribbon Week @ Tison

DID YOU KNOW? Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than those who don’t; yet, only a quarter of teens report having these conversations.

Red Ribbon Week® (October 23-31), the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the nation, is your opportunity to get the ongoing conversation started.

This year’s theme is Your Future Is Key, So Stay Drug Free.® Visit www.redribbon.org to learn more about Red Ribbon Week® and get tips for talking to your kids about drugs. The life you save may be that of your own child or a dear friend.

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2017-2018 Tison PTA Executive Board

PTA Executive Positions Needing to be Filled

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Concession Stand Volunteer Sign-Up for final football/volleyball games & upcoming basketball games

We are in need of parent volunteers to help the PTA run the concession stand during the last remaining home football/volleyball games. We are also starting sign-ups for the upcoming home basketball games.

If you need to cancel your time slot, please do so as soon as possible so that others are aware. Also, students under 15 cannot handle money and if students work they have to be accompanied by an adult/parent.

Here are the links to sign up:

BOYS ATHLETIC GAMES: http://signup.com/go/rzFjUgu

GIRLS ATHLETIC GAMES: http://signup.com/go/TLfBCzy

Thank you for your help!

Frances Withaeger


Tison PTA VP of Hospitality/Concessions for Boys Athletics

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@tisonprincipal (Principal, Eric Sams)

@WeatherfordDad (Assistant Principal, Trace Craft)

@brittonsfa3 (Assistant Principal, Stephanie Britton)

@tisonband (April Page, TMS Band Director & Jay McNew, TMS Assistant Director)

@belledirector (Tison All Stars/WHS Blue Belles Director, Laura Buckner)

@Tisonchoir (Choir, Kathi Richards)

@MrsFentonTMS (Math Inclusion Teacher & Tison Yearbook Sponsor, Leslie Fenton)

@Profe_Ferrell (Spanish & Tison Cheerleader Sponsor, Kym Ferrell)

@GwenWard19 (Counselor, Gwen Ward)

@tisonlibrary (Library Media Specialist, Leah Greer)

@1LBaird (Data Entry Teacher, Laura Baird)

@McAda6thScience (6th grade Science, Trisha McAda)

@mrtexashistory (8th grade Blended Learning & Texas History - Corey Whitehead)

@MharrisScience (7th grade Science, Melissa Harris)

@AndreaHayward3 (8th grade Math, Andrea Hayward)

@ErinLight3 (8th grade ELA & Tennis coach, Erin Light)

@wmohr8 (8th grade Math/Algebra & Tison Athletic Coach, Wendy Mohr)

@mattnovikoff (Inclusion/Math Resource Teacher, Matt Novikoff)

@stpatterson11 (8th grade ELA, Stephanie Patterson)

@ToniScience (8th grade Science & NJHS sponsor, Toni Chapman)