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September 8, 2015

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First Blue & Gold Spirit Day

What a great opening week! To end a great week, we had our first Blue & Gold Spirit Day on Friday. Students who came to school dressed in their favorite Tamanend shirts or blue and gold, received a chance to win a Tamanend water bottle. Two water bottles were given out for each grade during each lunch. Congratulations to 7th graders Jonathan N. and Gwenyth D., 8th graders Ariana L. and Duncan, and 9th graders Phennah R. and Rishi M.! Thank you to our Student Council Officers, Samantha S., Julia S., James L., and Omar L. for this fun way to show school spirit and close our first week together!
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Back to School Nights

Our Back to School Nights are for parents and guardians to follow your student's schedule and meet the teachers who are challenging them each and every day.

7th Grade will be Wednesday, September 16th starting at 7pm and 8th & 9th Grade will be Thursday, September 24 starting at 7pm.

9/11 Heroes Run

It's not too late to register for the 9/11 Heroes Run! The 5K and 1 mile race is set for September 27th this year at the Fonthill Museum with a great course through beautiful Doylestown Borough. Please join Central Bucks School District as they support this very worthy event. Registration is simple and easy, and students, families, and friends can register as a team and compete together. Each team can manage their runners and their team from their very own "page." Just visit their site for additional information.

Teaching 7th Graders to Advocate for Themselves

Tom Thelen, author of Victimproof, is one of America’s top youth motivational speakers. He has spoken at over 500 schools, colleges, and youth organizations. Rather than the typical “Don’t be a bully!” message, Tom shows students how to make a positive impact on their school culture. His message captivates students with stories that touch the heart and make them laugh. Tom ends the speech with a challenge for every student to BE THE CHANGE! Tom will speak to all CBSD 7th graders on Wednesday, September 30. Also, Lenape is hosting a special presentation for all CBSD parents that evening at 6:30 p.m. Tom’s visit was made possible with funding from the Innovative Learning Grant from CB Cares Educational Foundation.

Tom Thelen Speaks to Parents

Wednesday, Sep. 30th, 6:30pm

West State Street

Doylestown, PA

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Nominate a TMS Student for Boomerang Recognition

CB Cares Educational Foundation recognizes and supports the students of Central Bucks School District for living by the 40 Developmental Assets. This month's asset is CARING #26: Young person places high value on helping other people. He/she thinks about ways of helping others and is motivated to initiate kind and thoughtful acts. Please submit your Boomerang nomination using this Quia survey. Nominations for September's Boomerang Asset are due Friday, September 18.

CB Cares Provides Parent/Guardian Resources

CB Cares Educational Foundation will have a representative at the 8th & 9th Grade BTSN to share their booklet: Community of Concern.

TMS Parent Council

Thursday, Sep. 17th, 9am

1492 Stuckert Rd

Warrington, PA

Parent Council is an open meeting where all parents are welcome to attend to learn more about Tamanend Middle School. At this month's Parent Council, we will learn about all of the ways in which parents and guardians can stay connected and involved during their students' middle school years.

Help Tamanend While You Shop or Recycle

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Use this link to connect to Amazon to shop and Tamanend can earn as much as 15% of what you purchase!
  • 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.

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