Tison Roo News 2016-17

Week of August 29th

Welcome to the (mostly) weekly newsletter for Tison Middle School! The goal for this newsletter is to provide information on Tison programs, activities, and events for students, parents, and our community.


Here's what you might see in future newsletters:


  • pictures/videos of Tison Roos involved in activities in and out of the classroom
  • a "Tison Roo in the Spotlight" section
  • tech tips
  • messages from our principal, counselor, or WISD admin


I always appreciate feedback so if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to email me at lgreer@weatherfordisd.com. Thanks!


Respectfully,

Leah Greer

TMS Library Media Specialist

MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL

DRESS CODE REMINDER


Thank you so much for your patience the first week of school regarding ongoing construction and changing traffic patterns! I just wanted to send a quick reminder of certain requirements to parents regarding the 2016-2017 WISD Dress Code:


  • Shorts and skirts must be “finger-tip length,” that is the length cannot be shorter than the level where the finger tips fall when the student’s hands are at his/her sides. Skirts featuring high slits above “finger-tip length” are not appropriate for school.
  • All shirts must have sleeves. Tank tops are not permitted.
  • Tight-fitting clothing is not permitted without a covering garment that when worn alone meets the other guidelines of this dress code.
  • Body piercing is restricted to the ear and a stud in the nose. Bandages, tape, or other coverings used for the express purpose of covering body piercing jewelry and spacers will not be allowed.
  • “Gauging” of the ears, or any part of the body, is prohibited.

To find the full list of dress code requirements, you can visit the Parent or Student section of the WISD website and a link will be on the right side.


Thanks!

Carrie Harrison

Tison Principal

UPCOMING TISON EVENTS

Tuesday, Aug 30 -- Spanish 4 AP Parent Meeting from 6:00 to 7:00 PM


Monday, Sep 5 -- LABOR DAY HOLIDAY


Tuesday, Sep 6 -- TMS 7th/8th FOOTBALL - Scrimmage vs. Hall @ Roo Stadium (4:30 & 5:30)


Friday, Sep 9 -- Tison Concert & Symphonic Bands perform @ WHS Football Game


Friday, Sep 16 -- "Back 2 School Bash" from 6-8 PM...look for more details later!


Friday, Sep 23 -- Tison Flu Clinic (see below for more information)

DATE CHANGE 4 THE FIRST DANCE OF THE YEAR!

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TISON FLU CLINIC ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD

Message from Jenny Kloven, RN -- Tison School Nurse:


We will be having a flu clinic on Sept . 23 from 1-3 PM. Consent forms will be on my website, http://goo.gl/wrqo9J, as well as attached below. No flu mist will be given this year.

TISON'S COUNSELOR CORNER:

Message from Gwen Ward -- Tison School Counselor:


Below is a brochure from the WISD Guidance Department -- strategies to try at home to keep your student connected at school. If you have any questions, please email Gwen Ward (gward@weatherfordisd.com). Thanks!

2016-2017 TISON YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW!

Balfour YBSale Bubbles mp4

You can purchase a 2016-2017 yearbook for the low price of $35.00 -- this will be the lowest price of the year! Just go to www.balfour.com and search for Tison Middle School (Weatherford, TX) or your can email tmsyearbook@weatherfordisd.com if paying by check or cash.

Please email Mrs. Fenton at tmsyearbook@weatherfordisd.com if you have any questions.

TISON ROO IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Austin Markwardt, 7th grader

Mrs. Lawes, the Tison Theater Arts teacher nominated Austin to be a "Tison Roo in the Spotlight":


"I am nominating Austin because he has been an absolute pleasure to have in class! It's only the 2nd day of school and already he's volunteered in several capacities (greeting at the door, passing out papers, reading for the class, etc.) He has a "can do, will do" attitude and I think its rubbing off on his peers! I think Austin should be nominated because he's the kind of student that deserves recognition for his efforts in class. He genuinely wants to do well, cares about class, and has an attitude that I think other students can look to as an example. He is a definite leader!"


In order to get to know Austin a little better, he completed a simple survey and below are his answers:


What do you most look forward to when you wake up in the morning and why?

To see my friends because, I love hanging out with my friends at school.

In a word, describe school.

Amazing!!!

Write one word that describes you as a person.

Caring

What is your favorite TV show?

Dude Perfect Show

What is your favorite movie?

Captain America Civil War

What is your favorite song?

21 Pilot Songs

What is your favorite book?

The Percy Jackson Series

What is your favorite game?

Tennis

What do you like to do in your free time and why?

Go play outside because, I like sports a lot.

If you could have lunch with a famous person, who would it be? Why?

Roger Federer

When you think about life after you graduate from school (high school or college) what career sounds goods to you and why?

Civil Engineer because, My favorite subject is math.

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@tisonprincipal (Principal, Carrie Harrison)

@WeatherfordDad (Assistant Principal, Trace Craft)

@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 (7th grade Math & yearbook teacher, Leslie Fenton)

@Profe_Ferrell (Spanish, Tison cheerleader sponsor, NJHS co-sponsor, Kym Ferrell)

@GwenWard19 (Counselor, Gwen Ward)

@tisonlibrary (Library Media Specialist, Leah Greer)

@CoachGibbens (BlendEd American History, American History, & Coach - James Gibbens)

@mrtexashistory (Texas History - Corey Whitehead)

@1LBaird (Keyboarding teacher, Laura Baird)

@coachhull_TMS (Brittany Hull, Athletics and PE)

@MharrisScience (7th grade Science teacher, Melissa Harris)

@AndreaHayward3 (8th grade Math teacher, Andrea Hayward)

@ErinLight3 (7th grade ELA teacher & Tennis coach, Erin Light)

@wmohr8 (8th grade Math teacher, Wendy Mohr)

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

@stpatterson11 (8th grade ELA teacher, Stephanie Patterson)

@smilesas8 (8th grade Science teacher, Sally Scott)

@Msscottscience8 (8th grade Science teacher, Sally Scott)

@ToniScience (8th grade Science teacher & NJHS co-sponsor, Toni Smith)

TMS CROSS COUNTRY 2016 SCHEDULE

WHS V/JV FOOTBALL SCHEDULE -- FALL 2016

TMS FOOTBALL SCHEDULE -- FALL 2016

TMS TENNIS SCHEDULE -- FALL 2016

TMS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE -- FALL 2016