TMS Connect

July 31st

We are getting closer!

I'm not going to lie. I am a bit bummed that I have to wait a little longer to see our school full of students. I have been in all of the meetings and I fully back all of our decisions. BUT I am an educator for the kids! We will get back together soon! (I just have to work on my patience.)
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Athletics (Repeat)

If your student is interested in playing fall sports, make sure you check out TMS Athletics Newsletter! This explains what is required to play in our fall sports.
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TMS ROCKS!, our orientation program starts on Monday, 8/3! Students signed up for Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday 9:00am - 2:00pm.

Our parent meeting will be on Wednesday, 8/5 at 6:00 pm in the High School Auditorium. (This is just north of the middle school. Look for the blue and white balloons.) Please see your email for more information.

TMS Parent Q & A

I am hosting two Q&A sessions virtually through Zoom to answer your questions on how TMS will be safely welcoming students back into the building. Please join me on Tuesday, August 4! We have two times available, 2:00pm and 7:00pm.

Links and passwords will be provided in the email sent to all parents.

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New Daily Schedule

The board meeting on 7/31/2020 moved our first day of school back to Wednesday, 8/12. This is to give teachers more time to learn new virtual instructional strategies and create digital content.

This meeting also moved the students in grades 6-12 to a hybrid schedule. This will reduce the number of students in the hallways, classrooms, and lunch spaces by half.

Students schedules:

  • Students with the last names beginning with the letters A-K will be in the buildings on Mondays and Wednesdays. They will be learning virtually on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
  • Students with the last names beginning with the letters L-Z will be in the buildings on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They will be learning virtually on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

New Bell Schedule

Due to the wave dismissal we have moved our homeroom period to the end of the day. Please see the link below for the new schedule.

Wave Dismissal Bell Schedule

Picking Up Computers/Books

Students who have chosen to be fully virtual and those with last names starting with the letters L-M will need their devices and a few other items before school starts on August 12th. We will be offering a curbside pickup for those students needing these devices. The tentative schedule is August 10th. More information will be sent when these plans are finalized.

(Students with last names that start with A-K will receive their computers and books on the first day of school in their first period classes.)

My Closet Updated

My Closet is an amazing resource organized by our very own Mrs. Schultz (at For more information, please see this letter.

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COVID-19 Changes

Fully Virtual Option (Repeat)

TMS is proud to support our students with a virtual option for the school year. More information about the TMS Virtual School can be found in the link.

Students enrolled in the TMS Virtual School are eligible to participate in extra curricular activities.

If you feel this is a better option for your family, please chose the virtual option while enrolling your student in Harmony. If you have completed your enrollment and would like to switch, please contact Melissa Kikta ( or Craig Leach ( about changing the status of your enrollment.

Contacting the Middle School

If you are in need of assistance, please see the emails listed below:

Principal - Melissa Kikta

Asst. Principal/Athletic Director - Craig Leach

Enrollment/Main Office Secretary - Laurie Crawford

Athletic Secretary - Linda Whitesell

Treasurer/Book Fees - Dawn Moody

Scheduling - Lynn Calloway

TMS ROCKS/My Closet - Gena Shultz

School phone number is 765-675-7521

Important Dates

8/7 First Day of School

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9/7 Labor Day (No School)

9/8 School Board Meeting

9/14 eLearning

10/9 End of the First 9 - weeks

10/12 School Board Meeting

10/21-23 Fall Break