Toll Gate Middle School News

Weekly Updates for August 27, 2018

DATES TO REMEMBER

August 31, 2018 - No School - Professional Development

September 3, 2018 - No School - Labor Day

September 5, 2018 - 2hr. Late start

September 14, 2018 - Last day to purchase optional Chromebook insurance

Stay informed with TGMS Weekly Updates

Updates can be found on the PLSD website at www.pickerington.k12.oh.us Select “Our Schools” under the purple banner, choose Toll Gate Middle School, then “our school” and TGMS Weekly News.

TGMS Watch Dog DADS

WATCH D.O.G.S. DADS is a one-of-a-kind, school-based father involvement program that works to support education and safety. WATCH D.O.G.S. Dads (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center for Fathering. Who are Watch DOGS? Fathers, grandfathers, and other father figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities.

Join us as we kick-off our program Saturday, September 8, 2018, 9:00 am at Toll Gate Middle School, (DADS & Father figures only for this meeting please.) RSVP to 614 834-6400.

PTO News

The first PTO meeting of the school year will be at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, September 18th in the TGMS media center. Meetings will continue on the third Tuesday of each month (except on fourth Tuesdays in November and March due to holiday breaks). Please come and share your ideas!

3rd Annual CommUNITY Fair

Pickerington Schools will celebrate its third annual CommUNITY Fair from 11 am to 2 pm Saturday, September 29, at Pickerington High School Central. The event spotlights and celebrates the diversity that is Pickerington!

Organizers are looking for families who would like to participate in the event and help share their cultures with the rest of the community. Families can participate in various ways.

If your family is interested in participating, just fill out this quick form ( https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScaD3XKcY1AiQE2U_bqEb6740jwyiYe06m_ZMpZHrsMWXzl4Q/viewform?c=0&w=1) by Thursday, August 30. CommUNITY Fair coordinators will contact you closer to the event to arrange the details.

Please contact joni_scipione@plsd.us or beth_klamo@plsd.us with questions.

WEEKEND FOOD PROGRAM - H.O.P.E.

How it works...


  • Food provided per student for 3 meals Saturday & Sunday
  • Bag of food dropped at your school office weekly on Fridays.
  • Weekend Food Program is confidential. No strings attached.
  • Food from Mid Ohio Foodbank
  • Follows school calendar & inclement weather schedule, no deliver if Friday is off or on break
How to sign up...
  • Contact your guidance counselor directly (Mrs. Saksa at TGMS) The number is 614-834-6400. Candidates considered are those who rely heavily on school ford for nourishment.
The Weekend Food Program is offered and organized by the H.O.P.E. Ministry of Violet Baptist Church.