Timber Wolf Times

September 11, 2022

Quote for School Year 2022-23

"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead."

Nelson Mandela

Principal Updates

Dear Parents,


Important Dates:


9/9 PTSA Membership Drive kicks off

9/14 Back to School Night for Parents 6:00-8:00 PM, Spectrum begins at 5:30 PM in the cafeteria.

9/22 and 9/23 School Pictures out of HPE class (this is the photo for the yearbook)


SchoolCash: Below are directions on how to create your account for SchoolCash online. We often have people asking if they have paid for a yearbook, fieldtrip, etc. This program will enable to you to keep track of purchases as well as provide receipts. We will also be having clubs paid through this program as well. Please create your account today.

FALL CLUB REGISTRATION OPEN


Trailside Middle School is thrilled to announce the return of our after school clubs!

Activities will begin the week of October 11th. Each club will consist of six meetings. Some clubs do not meet for six consecutive weeks. Please see the dates listed below. The cost is $80.00 per student per club unless otherwise indicated. Students may register for multiple clubs but it is not recommended to register for multiple clubs on the same meeting day, as this would cause them to miss meetings.

Clubs start immediately after school and end at 4:40. Activity buses are available for students who qualify for bus transportation to and from school. If a student is within walking distance, they may walk home with parental permission. Activity Bus Information will be shared out before clubs start. Please note, Activity Buses stop at central locations, not the same stop as AM and PM buses. Students do typically have to walk farther. Car riders must be picked up in one of the car loops by 4:45 pm. Please do not drive into the bus loop.

PAYMENT INFORMATION: An option to pay online is available (an email with payment instructions will be sent out to all registered families during the week of October 3rd), or checks should be made payable to Trailside Middle School and should be remitted by your student to their respective house secretary. Payments for clubs must be made in full prior to the start of the club. There will be no refunds once a child is placed into a club. Financial Assistance is available if needed. Please contact Lisa Figueroa (Lisa.Figueroa@lcps.org) for information.

MAKE-UP POLICY: After-school clubs will not be held if Loudoun County Public Schools are closed. Every effort will be made to schedule a make-up class.

We reserve the right to remove, for the remainder of the session, any student whose inappropriate behavior disrupts the program. No refund will be given.



Click Here for CLUB CATALOG!



Tuesday Clubs

Wednesday Clubs

Thursday Clubs



October 11, 18, 25

November 15, 22, 29

* Make up Dec 6

October 12, 19, 26

November 2, 9, 16

* Make up November 30

October 13, 20, 27

November 3, 10, 17

* Make up Dec 1



Registration Link

Registration opens: Monday, September 12, 2022

Registration closes: Thursday, October 4, 2022

Payments due: by Monday, October 10, 2022. (After registering you will receive a link during the week of October 3rd.)

At this time, the clubs listed below are the only clubs for which we have staff sponsors. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Harris, 7th Grade Dean at Wesley.Harris@lcps.org

REMINDERS FROM THE SCHOOL HEALTH CLINIC: School-Sponsored After-School Activities and Sports If your child has diabetes, an epinephrine auto-injector, an inhaler, or other emergency medication at school, please notify the teacher/sponsor that your child has the health concern. Also, notify the health clinic assistant/nurse 1-2 weeks prior to the event. The clinic is closed after dismissal and the nurse/health clinic assistant is not in the building. Arrangements need to be made to have medication available and to train staff. It is strongly suggested that middle and high school students carry their own inhaler and/or epinephrine auto-injector for quick access to medication. For students to carry an inhaler, the physician must complete and sign the “Asthma Action Plan,” form 11:14, giving his/her permission for the student to carry the inhaler, and the parent and student must sign the “Parent/Student Agreement for Permission to Carry an Inhaler,” form 11:14b. For students with an epinephrine auto-injector, the physician will need to sign the form 11:10 and the parent and student will need to sign form 11:10c under “Agreement for Permission to Self-Administer and/or Carry Epinephrine.” For students with diabetes to carry any of their medical supplies, the diabetes form, Part 4: “Permission to Self-Carry and Self-Administer Diabetes Care,” needs to be signed by the physician, parent and student.


Wesley Harris, M.Ed.

7th Grade Dean

Trailside Middle school

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Family Liaison Needs Network

PTA NEWS


Membership:
During Back to School Night next Wednesday, the PTA will share a video. Please be sure to stop by our table by the front doors for information about membership, our calendar of events, and how you can help out this year. If you'd like to join now, a family membership is only $20.

Joining is easy - sign up here: https://tmspta.ptboard.com/formvw?store=2970&form=1 (school code P3AFPD)



Membership Drive Incentives:

We’d love some help with the pancake party! Consider signing up here.


The main office is looking for volunteers to help answer the doors in the office. Please sign up here.



Please join us for our first PTA meeting of the year, on 9/21 at 7pm in the library.

PTA UPDATES


IHOP Spirit Night: Wednesday, September 14 4-9pm


REFLECTIONS:

More information can be found here or email reflections@trailsidemiddleschoolpta.org
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Please link your Harris Teeter VIC card to Trailside School


LINK YOUR VIC CARD

LINKING STEPS:

1) Enter email associated with your VIC account

2) Enter the one-time passcode sent to your email

3) Search for your school and click "add" to link

Together in Education

Harris Teeter’s Together In Education program gives schools a chance to earn funds when you link your VIC card and shop Harris Teeter brands.

Harris Teeter has donated over $32.4 million to Together In Education schools since 1998! When you shop Harris Teeter brands, a percentage of your purchase is donated to the school that your VIC card is linked to.

There are NO LIMITS to how much a school can earn!

Any customer with a VIC card can link their card to a school. Customers can link up to five (5) schools to their account. The more people that connect their loyalty cards to a school, the higher the earning potential for a school.

JOIN THE TOGETHER IN EDUCATION PROGRAM

Click here to download the Registration Form and to review the program rules.

When your form is complete, send back to us in one of the following ways:
Email: tie@harristeeter.com / Fax: 704-844-3214 / Mail: Harris Teeter TIE PO BOX 400, Matthews, NC 28105

School Contact Information

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others.”

Nelson Mandela

TMS School Spirit Store from Cheers is on-line check us out

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School Hours

Student School Hours

8:50 AM to 3:38 PM

Arrival: 8:30 AM to 8:49 AM

Late bell 8:50 AM


Office Hours

8:15-4:30 PM