Thomas Timberwolves

SPECIAL THANKSGIVING Newsletter - 11/25/20

Greetings TMS Parents and Families:


We hope this message finds you safe and healthy during this fall break. At this time of giving thanks, we'd like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of our families for your continued support and partnership. It was a pleasure to meet with so many of you during conferences last week.


In this newsletter, you will find that we are seeking your assistance in a variety of ways:


OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK IN D25:

Please see below for the specific positions available at TMS.


OPPORTUNITIES FOR GIVING:

Please see below for details on...

  • Student Council Adopt-A-Family Chipotle Fundraiser 12/2 from 5-8 PM
  • Student Council Adopt-A-Family Gift Card Donations
  • LMC Bookfair 11/30-12/13
  • LMC Lou's Pizza Fundraiser (the deadline has been extended to 12/7)
  • Eye Glass Donations


ADHERENCE TO TRAVEL ADVISORY:

  • We are asking for your honesty and your cooperation with this sensitive safety topic.
  • We recognize that many families are traveling during this time and sincerely appreciate those that have already completed the TMS Absence Reporting Form and are setting a positive example for our students by making plans for a 14-day quarantine upon return.
  • Due to the advised stay-at-home recommendation by Cook County and the recent State of IL move to Tier 3 restrictions, a 14-day quarantine is expected for all students traveling outside of Illinois prior to returning to in-person learning.
  • Please click here for the Cook County Public Health Travel Guidance.


SYMPTOM & ILLNESS REPORTING:

  • If your child develops symptoms or receives a positive test during this Thanksgiving Holiday, please contact us at 847-398-4260 (leave a message) or email lnaumowicz@sd25.org. We will provide guidance upon return on Monday, November 30th.

  • If your child or anyone in your household is experiencing any of the following symptoms, your child must remain at home until an alternate diagnosis has been received by your healthcare provider, or a COVID test has been completed: fever (100.4 or higher), new onset of moderate to severe headache, shortness of breath, new cough, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain from an unknown cause, new congestion/runny nose, the new loss of sense of taste or smell, nausea, fatigue from an unknown cause, muscle or body aches.


Upcoming notable dates:

  • Thursday, 12/3 - 6th Graders begin Creative Arts Hexter 3
  • Thursday, 12/3 & Friday, 12/4 - MAP Reports go home with in-person students/ mailed to remote students


Wishing all our families a safe and savory Thanksgiving Holiday!


Thank you and take care,

Lori, Nick, & Greg

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Please consider the following positions posted for TMS:


  • Lunch Supervisor - (11:00 am - 1:30 pm, Tuesday-Friday or 1.5 hours per day, 11:00 am - 12:35 pm, Tuesday - Friday) (Parent volunteers are welcome as well!)
  • Long-term Substitute Teacher - ELA Teacher, Special Education Resource Teacher
  • Part-Time Social Worker
  • Clerical Assistant - Contact Tracer
  • Guest Teacher

STUDENT COUNCIL ADOPT-A-FAMILY HOLIDAY FUNDRAISING

It is November, and that means that Student Council is starting it's fundraising efforts for the Village of Arlington Heights' Adopt-A-Family program. This program works to help families in need in Arlington Heights during the holiday season. There are many ways to get involved:


1) Chipotle Fundraiser on Dec. 2nd.

2) Donate a gift card through the TMS Adopt-A-Family Sign Up Genius


Please reach out to Ms. Wharton (rwharton@sd25.org) with any questions.

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TMS LMC ONLINE BOOK FAIR - NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 13

Here are some highlights:

• Quality books from the Junoir Library Guild

• Books leave the JLG warehouse 2-3 days after an order is placed

Order online and books get shipped directly to your home

• Affordable selections and free shipping for orders over $30

• Supports the Thomas Middle School LMC (with the purchase of

high-quality books and programming)


Preview the online book fair here.

Orders can be placed starting Nov. 30th

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ORDER DEADLINE EXTENDED to DECEMBER 7TH!

HOW TO GET YOUR LOU'S PIZZA COUPONS ORDERS?

The pizza coupons are super easy to order...CLICK HERE for the online "school store". All orders are credit card orders.


PIZZA COUPON DISTRIBUTION:

Hybrid Students: Coupons will be delivered to students in homeroom.

Remote Students: A curbside pick up timeframe will be available - stay tuned for details.

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D25 COVID DASHBOARD

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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TMS Office Information

The TMS Office is closed for the remainder of the week:11/25-11/27


Beginning 11/30, the TMS Office will be open Monday-Friday 7AM - 3PM


Address: 1430 N. Belmont Ave. Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Phone: 847-398-4260

Fax: 847-394-6843