Tison Roo News 2015-16
Week of February 1st - 5th
UPCOMING TISON EVENTS
Wednesday, Feb. 3 -- Deadline for "Claws and Paws for a Cause" donations
Thursday, Feb. 4 -- Academic UIL Competition (DAY 1) @ Tison Middle School (4:00 - 6:15 PM)
Friday, Feb. 5 -- Academic UIL Competition (DAY 2) @ Tison Middle School (4:00 - 6:30 PM)
TISON TO HOST UIL ACADEMIC MEET ON FEB. 4TH AND 5TH
**If you have a student who is a UIL Academic participant and would like to pick up as soon as his or her event is over, you will need to come inside the cafeteria to sign out your student.**
TISON TENNIS SPRING TRYOUTS
Spring tennis tryouts began on Monday, January 25th and depending on weather may go until the beginning of February. Girls will practice from 3:45 until 4:30, and boys will practice from 4:30 until 5:15 Monday through Friday. Please bring sneakers, a racket (if you have one), and warm clothes (since we will be outside).
Tison is helping out the local animal shelters by collecting food and toys as we head into colder weather. Starting Monday, January 25th, through Wednesday, February 3rd, please feel free to drop off items in the cafeteria, front office, or Coach Light's Room 200. Remember to be purr-fect gentlemen and paw-some ladies and help our furry friends out.
FUNDRAISER FOR TISON'S NJHS
TISON LIBRARY RECYCLES USED PRINTER & TONER CARTRIDGES
The Tison Library would greatly appreciate donations of brand name (i.e. Brother, Canon, HP, Lexmark, Epson, Hasler, Neo) used printer and toner cartridges!
You can send your student to school with them or just drop them by the office. Your donations will be used to support library programs. Thank you!
STUDENT SPOTLIGHT -- 20 QUESTIONS IN 60 SECONDS
Nicholas Withaeger, 8th grader
A member of the Tison staff had this to say about Nicholas: "He is a hard working young man. He is always eager to jump in and work and learn. Nicholas is polite, responsible and has a great attitude towards his teachers and peers. He is a great role model also. I really like this kid."
In order to get to know Nicholas a little better, he completed a "20 Questions in 60 Seconds" questionnaire. Below are his answers:
1. Do you have any brothers or sisters?
2. Do you have any pets?
Izzy, Duce, Sadie
3. If you could have the perfect birthday party, what would it be?
All agriculture animals
4. What is your favorite food?
5. What is your favorite kind of candy?
6. What is your favorite color?
7. What is your favorite zoo animal?
8. What do you want to be when you get older?
Zoologist because I love all kinds of animals.
9. What is one thing you don't know how to do that you wish you did?
10. What is your favorite thing to study at school?
Art and history
11. What do you like to do for fun?
Jump on my trampoline
12. Do you prefer to spend your time inside or outside?
13. What do you like to do as soon as you get home from school?
jump on my trampoline
14. What is your favorite TV show?
I don't have one because I don't watch t.v. that much
15. What is your favorite movie? Why?
The Hobbit:The Battle Of Five Armies
16. What is the best toy that you ever had?
17. What is your favorite restaurant?
18. Who has the best kids' meal toys right now?
19. What is your favorite book?
20. What is your favorite video game?
CONNECT WITH TISON ON TWITTER!
Just search for and then "follow" the following:
@tisonprincipal (Principal, Carrie Harrison)
@WeatherfordDad (Assistant Principal, Trace Craft)
@LisaEdmunds (Assistant Principal, Lisa Edmunds)
@1LBaird (Keyboarding teacher, Laura Baird)
@belledirector (Tison All Stars/WHS Blue Belles Director, Laura Buckner)
@MrsFentonTMS (7th grade Math & yearbook teacher, Leslie Fenton)
@Profe_Ferrell (Spanish teacher & NJHS co-sponsor, Kym Ferrell)
@mrsafowler (Texas History teacher, Amanda Fowler)
@coachgommert (7th grade Science teacher & coach, Colton Gommert)
@tisonlibrary (Librarian, Leah Greer)
@MharrisScience (7th grade Science teacher, Melissa Harris)
@AndreaHayward3 (8th grade Math teacher, Andrea Hayward)
@KerfootSylvia (STACI aide, Sylvia Kerfoot)
@ErinLight3 (7th grade ELA teacher & Tennis coach, Erin Light)
@SimplyDramaStac (Theater Arts teacher, Stacey Mitchell)
@wmohr8 (8th grade Math teacher, Wendy Mohr)
@mattnovikoff (Inclusion/Math Resource Teacher, Matt Novikoff)
@stpatterson11 (8th grade ELA teacher & cheerleading sponsor)
@smilesas8 (8th grade Science teacher, Sally Scott)
@ToniScience (8th grade Science teacher & NJHS co-sponsor, Toni Smith)