Tamanend Connections

We Are Together Tamanend!

May 12, 2016

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2016 Spring Arts & Music Festival

Last week and this week Tamanend is celebrating the Arts! Last Wednesday evening the 7th and 8th Grade Chieftain Choruses, the Barbershop Quartets, the 8th Grade Band and the Jazz Band had an awesome performance. Last night, 7th Grade Band, 9th Grade Chorus, 9th Grade Band, Wind Ensemble, Gold'n'Blues, and Swing Ensemble had amazing performances. Tonight, our orchestra students will perform starting at 8 p.m.


During all concerts, guests had an opportunity to walk around and enjoy some the beautiful art work by students in Art and Tech classes.


The CB District Art Show opens at Mill Creek Elementary School on June 3rd and will remain open until June 5th.

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AcaTamaJAM!

What happens when you get a cappella groups from five middle schools together to adjucate on a Friday night? AcaTamaJAM! Thank you to our very own Mr. Ian Sanchez for organizing the District's first-ever opportunity for these talented groups to perform for each other and receive professional judge scoring feedback. Our own Chieftain Chorus as well as outside groups provided entertainment during the transitions between schools. The night was filled with incredible vocals, bass, percussion, and FUN! The impromptu dance out while scores were being tabulated was one of the many highlights. Congratulations to all participants and again, thank you, Mr. Sanchez!


Mark your calendars for the Youth in Harmony Festival planned for May 25th at 7 p.m. at Lenape Middle School. Tamanend will have two quartets competing! Go Tigers!

Relay For Life

Reminders for all Relay for Life Participants: Thank you for your enthusiasm and efforts! Please remember that the absolute deadline for the minimum donation of $50 per team member is due Monday, May 16th. You must have your required minimum donation turned in by that date in order to attend Relay.

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Support Tamanend While You Shop

If you use the following vendors, please think about supporting TMS while you shop:

  • Giant Food Store has an A+ School Rewards program through their clip-less coupon card that gives money to the school you designate every time you shop. Use this link to select Tamanend as your A+ school.
  • If you shop at Target and have a Target Red Card, you can register your card for Target's Take Charge of Education program so that Tamanend receives a percentage of your spending. Target has announced that it will end this program as of May 14, 2016 but has promised a different program instead.
  • Clip and send in Box Tops to the attention of NJHS; or, shop at the Box Top Market Place where you will find vendors such as Best Buy, KMart, Justice and more.
  • If you like to shop online, check out the eScrip Online Mall. When you sign up for an account, selecting Tamanend earns money for our school.

Tamanend Together is...

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