Tamanend Connections

We Are Together Tamanend!

December 9, 2016

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Winter Concerts

'Tis the season for Winter Concerts at Tamanend. We kicked off the season last Friday with a concert preview for our students and staff. It was a great way to close the first school week of December and get ready for the winter and holiday season. We had an evening concert on December 7th, and we have one more evening concert on December 14th starting at 7 p.m.

Supporting our Troops

We recently had two service events to benefit the GI Go Fund in support of our US Troops. Our staff participated in Jeans for Troops raising $220; and our Tamanend Community participated in Pizza for Troops at Soprano's raising $150! Well done, everyone! We thank Soprano's for partnering with us. We thank Mrs. Higgins and Ms. Davis for coordinating these service opportunities.

Calling All Who Want to be Linked in Unity!

Throughout the year, and especially in Tiger's Eye, we support our students in finding their voice and to "stand up" for themselves and others. Once our students leave Tamanend and go on to CB South High School, building student advocacy is continued and broadened through a program called "First LINK." As a part of LINK's service outreach, those South students work with our Tamanend students to foster community building and servant leadership. We call this "Link to Unity" or L2U for short.

We will have our next L2U on Saturday, January 14th for all interested 7th and 8th graders who have not been linked before. To receive an invitation to L2U, students (or parents, guardians, teachers) need to fill out a quick nomination form. We will send invitations based on nominations in early January. That means we need nominations by January 3rd. Students who return the signed permission form first will be the ones who are admitted to L2U.

L2U starts at 8:30 and ends at 11 a.m. Being that it is an action and learning packed two-and-a half hours, students must commit to attending the entire session (no leaving early). Participation is free and student participants get a L2U t-shirt at the end.

Winter Dance Notes

We are looking forward to our Winter Dance this evening. It is a more dressy, but not formal, dance. It starts at 7:30 p.m. and students must have their 2016-2017 Tamanend Middle School ID card with them as they enter the dance. The dance is over at 9:30 p.m. We ask that those families driving to Tamanend from the direction of Kelly Road, please drop off and pick up in the bus loop. Those families that approach Tamanend from the Bristol Road direction, please drop off and pick up using the main lot (by the tennis courts). Following this traffic pattern will alleviate some congestion on Stuckert Road and keep traffic moving smoothly.

Save the Date: MBIT Open House

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How Did We Do This Week?

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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 #24: Bonding to School. Young person cares about his/her school. The student
is actively engaged in promoting a positive school community.
Anyone can nominate a Tamanend student. Parents/Guardians, grandparents, neighbors, siblings, friends... the more students nominated, the more there is to celebrate! Please click here to submit your nomination. Nominations are due December 18.

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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 after August 15th of the new school year.
  • Clip and send in Box Tops to the attention of NJHS.
  • 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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