Tison Roo News 2015-16

Week of November 2nd - 6th

Welcome to the 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.


Monday, Nov.2 –- 7th grade Tison vs. Hall @ 5 PM Roo Stadium

Tuesday, Nov. 3 –- 8th Grade Tison vs. Hall @ 5 PM Roo Stadium

Wednesday, Nov. 4 –- College Day (*College Door Voting*)

Thursday, Nov. 5 -- Roo Done It!! Murder Mystery @ 6:30 PM in Tison Cafetorium


Thursday, Nov. 5th, 6:30pm

Tison Cafetorium

The 2nd annual "Roo Done it" -- titled Murder at the Pie Auction will be performed by the Tison Theatre Arts Production class on Thursday, November 5th at 6:30 PM in the Tison cafetorium


The 7th grade football teams will play their last game on Monday, November 2nd at Roo Stadium starting at 5:00 PM. The 8th grade football teams will play their last game on Tuesday, November 3rd at Roo Stadium starting at 5:00 PM. The cheerleaders will be there, and we are hoping for a large student section to cheer on the boys. Wear Roo Blue, bring signs, noise makers and your spirit to cheer on the boys to victory!


We need your help at Tison Middle School!

We always need Concession Stand Workers at all home athletic events. Please use the following links to sign up and help out!

Boys' Basketball: http://vols.pt/3eA6SH

Girls' Basketball: (coming soon)

Also, if you have interest in serving on the PTA Board at Tison, please contact Lisa Edmunds, Assistant Principal @ ledmunds@weatherfordisd.com or 817-598-2960.


Bernabe Mendoza, 8th Grader

The staff member, who nominated Bernabe, praises how hard he works and studies for his classes. He is diligent, but also has a wonderful sense of humor!

Berabe completed a student version of the questionnaire - "20 Questions in 60 Seconds". Below are his answers:

1. Do you have any brothers or sisters?


2. Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?

yes, Chloe

3. If you could have the perfect birthday party, what would it be?

4. What is your favorite food?

French food

5. What is your favorite kind of candy?

jolly ranchers

6. What is your favorite color?


7. What is your favorite zoo animal?


8. What do you want to be when you get older? Why?

doctor because i can help other people

9. What is one thing you don't know how to do that you wish you did?

drive a car

10. What is your favorite thing to study at school?


11. What do you like to do for fun?

play games

12. Do you prefer to spend your time inside or outside?


13. What do you like to do as soon as you get home from school?


14. What is your favorite TV show? Why?

15. What is your favorite movie? Why?

16. What is the best toy that you ever had?

17. What is your favorite restaurant?

Boku in Mexico City

18. Who has the best kids' meal toys right now?

19. What is your favorite book?

20. What is your favorite video game?


Leslie Fenton -- 7th Grade Math Teacher & Yearbook Sponsor

The amazing, wonderful Mrs. Fenton completed the staff spotlight survey for this week! Check out the questions she was able to answer.

1. What three traits define you?

friendly, mathematical, sometimes shy

2. What is your personal philosophy?

Be kind to everyone.

3. What's one thing you couldn't live without?

my family

4. What is the greatest challenge you have had to overcome in your life thus far?

diabetes, it's a daily struggle

5. What is the one thing you cannot resist?

chocolate :-(

6. What is your greatest fear?

snakes, they give me the weebe-geebees

7. Where is your favorite place to be?

in the mountains by a stream

8. What is your favorite thing to do?


9. Where is the best place you've traveled to and why?

New York...fun trip with my bf

10. What's the weirdest job you've ever had?

interpreter for the deaf during driver's education...um scary

11. What does true leadership mean to you?

interpreter for the deaf during driver's education...um scary

12. Which one would you want most -- flying cars, robot housekeepers, or moon cities?

robot housekeepers

13. What has been the most important innovation you have witnessed in your lifetime?

for me personally, insulin pump. hopefully stem cell pancreas will be next

14. What would you do (for a career) if you weren't doing this?

forensic scientist/profiler

15. If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

interior decorator

16. What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13?

you will not always be scrawny

17. What are your three most overused words/phrases?

I know-right?. 3..2..1!, oh my word

18. How do you define success?

reaching goals, big and small

19. What is the best book you have ever read?

funniest - A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

20. Tell us something that might surprise us about you.

I am dyslexic and have to work at reading, especially out-loud.


Just search for and then "follow" the following:

@tisonprincipal (Principal, Carrie Harrison)

@WeatherfordDad (Assistant Principal, Trace Craft)

@LisaEdmunds (Assistant Principal, Lisa Edmunds)

@1LBaird (Keyboarding teacher, Laura Baird)

@belledirector (Tison All Stars/WHS Blue Belles Director, Laura Buckner)

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

@Profe_Ferrell (Spanish teacher & NJHS co-sponsor, Kym Ferrell)

@mrsafowler (Texas History teacher, Amanda Fowler)

@coachgommert (7th grade Science teacher & coach, Colton Gommert)

@tisonlibrary (Librarian, Leah Greer)

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

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

@KerfootSylvia (STACI aide, Sylvia Kerfoot)

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

@SimplyDramaStac (Theater Arts teacher, Stacey Mitchell)

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

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

@stpatterson11 (8th grade ELA teacher & cheerleading sponsor)

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

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