November 2021 News
A Message from the Principal
Hello Indian Trail Families!
Indian Trail Intermediate School is being recognized in the inaugural US News & World Report rankings of the Top Middle Schools in Tennessee. Out of the 535 middle schools included in the rankings, Indian Trail ranked 42!
US News & World Report: According to the data used by the US News & World Report, 59 percent of Indian Trail students scored at or above the proficient level for math, while 45 percent scored at or above that level for reading. The student-teacher ratio is 17:1. At Indian Trail, 52 percent of students are economically disadvantaged, while the school has 33.8 percent of minority enrollment. Also, 92 percent of the teachers at Indian Trail have three years or more of teaching experience. In other words, all the top-ranked schools are high achieving and have succeeded at educating all their students.
Congratulations to our entire Indian Trail community!!! School climate has always been a top priority at our school. Our faculty and staff make sure our students are engaged in the classroom, have a safe environment to work in, and feel loved and welcomed each and every day. All of these factors positively impact student test scores and daily attendance. Indian Trail is a great place to be!!!
Homework club will be after school from 2:50-5:15 Monday through Thursday and 2:50-4:35 on Fridays. There are applications located in the office. For any questions, please call 423-610-6000 or email email@example.com with any questions about the Homework Club.
Mathletes meets on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00 in Mrs. Galloway's Room.
Chess Club meets on Mondays 3:00-4:00 in the Library. Membership applications can be picked up in the front office or Mr. Anderson’s office in 128A (Across from the gym).
Drama Squad Meets on Mondays from 3:00-4:00 in the Auditorium.
Student Newspaper meets on Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 in Mrs. Norwood's Room.
Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code will start meeting after Thanksgiving on Tuesday and Thursday Mornings from 7:00 to 7:30. A sign-up sheet will be sent out soon. For any questions, please email Mrs. Elliott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ITIS Yearbook Cover Contest 2021-2022
Submit your artwork to Mrs. Gambino on Mustang Hall by Friday, December 3rd, to be considered for this year’s Indian Trail Yearbook cover!
- Feature this year’s theme and book title: THE TRAIL TO SUCCESS
- Include our full school name + year: INDIAN TRAIL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 2021-2022
- Include artwork, color, and creativity! (on cardstock!)
*The TOP 2 winners will be printed on the front and back yearbook covers! Runners up will also be featured within the yearbook!
*Please include your full name and homebase teacher on the back of your artwork.
All Pro Dads
It's time for our second, "All Pro Dads," breakfast meeting! We are so happy with our first meeting's turnout, and it is our hope and vision that more and more dads and kids will join us as this program grows! Please click the link, below, and visit the website for the meeting information, along with the place to RSVP your intent to attend.
Virtual Scholastic Book Fair
We are halfway through our Virtual Scholastic Book Fair! Start your holiday shopping early and support our school library. The dates for our Virtual Fair are October 25 - November 7. Use the following link or simply search for Scholastic Book Fairs and search for our school. All purchases benefit our school library!
November 2021 PTA Update
Amazon Smiles Charity
Please select Indian Trail PTA for your Amazon Smiles Charity.
Step 1: Go to smile.amazon.com
Step 2: Select Indian Trail Intermediate School PTA as your charity
Step 3: Every purchase you make supports ITIS PTA!
PTA Creative Arts Competitions
Click the Link for more info.