Tison Roo News 2019-20
Week of December 2nd
Dear Tison Middle School Parents and Guardians,
Please remember to check Skyward often to stay in the know about your child’s studies, assignments, and assessments. This school e-newsletter will help you stay informed on school activities, as well as other events and happenings. It is usually emailed through Skyward's Message Center and posted on Skyward Family Access.
Tison Middle School
Monday, Nov 25th -- Sunday, Dec 1st
Monday, Dec 2nd -- Sunday, Dec 8th
Monday, Dec 2 -- ROO EXPO for 8th Grade students & parents @ WHS (5-7 PM)
Tuesday, Dec 3 -- 8th Grade Parent Meeting @ Tison (6:30-7:30 PM) -- same info as ROO EXPO
Tuesday, Dec 3 -- JR Roo Band Fan Club Meeting @ WHS (6-6:30 PM)
Wednesday, Dec 6 -- COLLEGE COLORS DAY
Thursday, Dec 5 -- 7th/8th GIRLS Basketball VS Granbury MS @ Granbury (5-8 PM)
Thursday, Dec 5 -- 7th/8th BOYS Basketball VS Granbury MS @ Tison (5-8 PM)
Saturday, Dec 7 -- 7th/8th GIRLS Basketball "A Team" Tournament @ Hall MS (TBD)
Monday, Dec 9th -- Sunday, Dec 15th
Monday, Dec 9 -- TMS Counselors discuss endorsements w/8th grade in Health/Keyboarding
Tuesday, Dec 10 -- TMS Counselors discuss endorsements w/8th grade in Health/Keyboarding
Tuesday, Dec 10 -- TMS Bands Winter Concert @ WHS (6:30-7:30 PM)
Wednesday, Dec 11 -- WHS Counselors register 8th grade for their HS classes
Thursday, Dec 12 -- WHS Counselors register 8th grade for their HS classes
Thursday, Dec 12 -- 7th/8th GIRLS Basketball VS Burleson Hughes @ Burleson (5-8 PM)
Thursday, Dec 12 -- 7th/8th BOYS Basketball VS Burleson Hughes @ Tison (5-8 PM)
Friday, Dec 13 -- Tison Madrigal Dinner in Tison Cafetorium (6:30 PM) -- ticket info below
Saturday, Dec 14 -- Tison Madrigal Dinner in Tison Cafetorium (6:30 PM) -- ticket info below
2019 WHS Soccer Clinic
Save the Date for the Tison Madrigal Dinner!
Optimist Club Boy & Girl for November & December
PTA Needs Volunteers to Work the Concession Stand for Tison Basketball Games
The first game is this Thursday, November 21st. The Tison GIRLS basketball teams will play Loftin MS (Joshua, TX) here at Tison while the BOYS are away. The first home game for the Tison BOYS teams will be Thursday, December 5th.
To sign up for an hour-long spot in the concession stand for GIRLS basketball, CLICK HERE.
To sign up for an hour-long spot in the concession stand for BOYS basketball, CLICK HERE.
8th Grade Registration for 9th Grade Classes
8th graders will be registering for 9th grade classes on December 11th and 12th at Tison.
Registration is typically in February, but the dates have been moved in order to plan for next year in the most efficient way. The dates for opportunities to learn about endorsements, Pre AP classes, AP classes, Dual credit, and Collegiate Academy are as follows:
December 2nd --
ROO EXPO from 5:00-7:00 at Weatherford High School
Three identical meetings will be at 5:00, 5:30, and 6:00. Teachers will be available for questions, and displays will be set up for career and technology classes.
December 3rd --
Parent Meeting at Tison from 6:30-7:30 in the cafeteria
(This will be the same information that is presented at the ROO EXPO)
December 9th and 10th --
Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Kelly will discuss endorsements in health and keyboarding classes
Students will receive the endorsement commitment form which needs to be signed by parents and returned by December 11th.
December 11th and 12th --
WHS counselors will come to Tison to register 8th grade students
PLEASE CONTACT THE TISON COUNSELORS IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS:
817-598-2960, ext. 4104
817-598-2960, ext. 4102
Below you will find links to documents highlighting the following information:
- Career and Technology classes
- 9th grade course selections
- Endorsement commitment
- Roo Expo flyer
- Collegiate academy brochure
- Collegiate academy paths
Worth the Wait Program for 6th & 8th Graders
Parents of 6th and 8th grade Tison students,
Worth the Wait, curriculum for Wellness and Sexual Heath, will be presented November 18-21 for 6th grade, through science classes, and December 2-6 for 8th grade, through health classes. Students will receive an informational letter, as well as an opt out form, next Monday, November 11th.
Students ONLY need to return the signed form IF they are opting out. Students who opt out will go to the library or the front office. The lessons that will be presented are listed on the opt out form.
Random acts of KINDNESS are happening all around Tison! The following nominations for Hayden's Challenge were all submitted during the week of Nov 11th-15th:
Beth Watson nominated Austin Dirickson, Rodrigo Gonzales, and Brooks Kerbow for loading Center of Hope goods into her car.
- Mrs. Durant nominated Landry Precure and Moriah Martin for welcoming a new student to class.
- Mrs. Durant nominated Rylan Todd for using his own time to remove darts and pencils from the ceiling around the school.
- Myleigh nominated Bailey Whisenhunt for always being there through the good and the bad. She is not only a classmate, but a best friend. She is always there to help with anything. Thanks for helping me, Bailey.
- Mrs. Brown nominated Mauricio Palomares. He took time to ask if she needed help, and helped her move a stack of chairs into the elevator.
- Nurse Kloven nominated Wyatt Thompson for showing kindness every single day to another student without being asked.
- Shane nominated Annabelle because she is nice and stops bullying.
This challenge was created in honor of Hayden Walker, who took the initiative to help pick up trash one afternoon while waiting for his bus. "Hayden's Challenge" is a way to recognize students, teachers, and staff each week who go out of their way to be kind and make Tison a better place.
Nomination forms are in the front office. You may nominate students, staff, and teachers. Please turn the forms in to Mrs. Brown or Mrs. Kelly.
A Yearbook Makes a Great Gift for your Tison Student!
Click on the image above to visit the Balfour page for Tison & order a yearbook.