The Taylor Road Messenger

Monday, December 19, 2016

Mark Your Calendar!

December 19th: 8th Grade Finals Begin

December 22nd: Grandparents Coffee (9:00 a.m.)

December 22nd: Last Day of First Semester

January 5-6: Teacher Work Days

January 9th: First Day of Second Semester

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Spelling Bee Winners!

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The TRMS Spelling Bee was held Wednesday, December 14th. Winners from each Language Arts class participated in the contest. Congratulations to the winner, Jason Luo! Jason Luo is pictured on the left (1st place) and Devrim Abaci on the right (2nd place).

Lost and Found

Parents, please remind your students to check the lost and found table outside of the cafeteria doors for lunch boxes, coats, agendas, books etc. We already have a large collection of items that need to be picked up. Items left after Monday, December 19th will be donated to charity.

66 Students, 45 Projects, Countless Hours

Mrs. Lockwood’s High School Physical Science classes have been busy this fall creating Science & Engineering Fair projects. The students are very excited to show off their work, which will be on display in the 700 triangle through the end of the semester. The projects are currently being judged by teachers, administrators, and community members to determine which 5 projects will head to the Fulton County Fair held in February. Whether they go to the County Fair or not, these students deserve congratulations for their hard work!!

New Georgia Grown Items in the Cafeteria!

TRMS café is not only serving fresh apples at breakfast and lunch, but check out the farm and chef-inspired Kale & Apple Salad at the cafeteria’s lunch on 12/21! Never tried Kale? The week of 12/21 will be the perfect opportunity to try this leafy green vegetable! Not only are these Georgia Grown kale and regionally grown apples good for the environment, but also, they are great for the body providing vitamins A, C and K. Try the Kale & Apple Salad at lunch. Please try kale smoothies on 12/22.

On 12/22 TRMS cafeteria will serve Breakfast For Lunch. Come and join us for lunch!

Science Olympiad

On Saturday, December 10th Taylor Road competed in its first Science Olympiad Invitational at CHS. The students had a wonderful time competing and with many middle schools near and far. We will have our next invitational on Jan. 21st at Dodgen MS in Marietta, Ga. Wish us luck!

Jr. Cougar Boys Lacrosse Spring Registration OPEN!

The 2017 Spring Boys Lacrosse registration is NOW OPEN to everyone! Register by December 16th to take advantage of the Early Bird Rate or deposit option. Never played? No problem, we will teach you! Don't have equipment? Contact us and perhaps we can help you. Lacrosse is an easy crossover sport for those that have ever played basketball, soccer, football, wrestling, or any sport for that matter. See why once people start playing, they can't stop! Visit us to register at www.jrcougarlax.org.

CLOSE-UP Washington DC Tour

Are you interested in an exciting overnight field trip to Washington DC?

CLOSE-UP Washington DC tours has extended an invitation to ALL 6th - 8th grade Taylor Road students. They’ve asked we join hundreds of other students from across the nation to create memories of a lifetime while discovering the history of our countries greatest monuments and memorials. Make new friends and bond with the one’s you already have during Close-Up’s interactive and fast-paced tour of our nation’s capital.

Want to find out more about this fun and exciting overnight trip to Washington DC? Registration deadline has been extended until late January, for more information simply go to Closeup.org or contact Ms. Greenwood, Ms. Echols, or Mrs. Russell.

Jr. Beta Jeans Drive Winners!

Congratulations to Ms. Estavan's homeroom! They enjoyed a cookie cake as a reward for their donations.

TRMS Device Behavior Matrix

At the following link, you will find the TRMS Device Behavior Matrix. The behavior matrix explains classroom expectations in reference to the use of students’ new Dell Latitude 3150 laptops. It also lists the consequences for students who do not adhere to these expectations. Please review the document and discuss these expectations with your child. TRMS Device Behavior Matrix

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