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March 29, 2018

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1st Place STEM!

Submitted by Miss Marissa Nagle

Congratulations to our three Tamanend STEM teams who competed against 64 teams at the Bucks Intermediate Unit Stem Competition on Friday, March 16th. All groups did a great job, especially the team of TJ B., Mason M., Matthew V. and Logan A. who came in first place at the competition and will be representing Bucks County at the State competition in Harrisburg on May 18th. Good luck, gentlemen!

Science Fair Winners

Submitted by Miss Marissa Nagle

We are proud to share some exciting news from our Science Department. Both Veronica and Klement S. placed first in their respective categories in the Bucks County Science Fair last week and Veronica won an additional individual award for her work. Congratulations to both students. We are so proud of your hard work and success!

National History Day at Tamanend

Eighth grade Social Studies students participated in National History Day by researching an event or person in history and sharing their knowledge in a variety of ways such as displays, documentaries, web pages, etc. A panel of Tamanend Faculty Judges reviewed students' work and gave feedback. Congratulations to all students for their learning and accomplishments.
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Freshman LINK Day

This past Saturday, 80 freshmen from both Unami and Tamanend joined in unity to participate in Link to Unity at CB South High School. The morning was completely planned and led by CB South LINK leaders. The activities were designed to get Freshmen excited to become members of LINK when they arrive next year, acclimate them with the building, and help develop friendships and leadership while having fun. Mrs. Leatherbarrow was so proud of all present and former students who participated. She said she wished every student could participate in L2U.

March's Featured Teacher

Submitting by Paige S.

Mrs. Mancini attended college at Bloomsburg University. Mrs. Mancini has been teaching since 1999, and enjoys getting a fresh start every fall. Mrs. Mancini has taught 7th through 12th grade throughout her teaching career. A few things Mrs. Mancini does in her free time is MMA, Triathlon’s, spending time with family, and she loves traveling to the beach. She has one son that is 12, a daughter that is 8, a cat named Princess that is 15, and a dog named Gabby who is 7. Her favorite vacation spot is North Wildwood and Jamaica. Mrs. Mancini loves the color florescent green. Her favorite foods are pizza, tacos, and candy hearts. She enjoys listening to anything that she can sing (or rap) to. Mrs. Mancini’s favorite show is The Walking Dead. Her favorite book series is Twilight. When Mrs. Mancini retires, she would love to spend time at the beach.

Minding Your Mind

We are thankful to CB Cares Educational Foundation for providing us with an assembly on Wednesday. Minding Your Mind was presented by Andrew Onimus who shared his story of set back, anxiety, struggle, and how he worked through these things. Andrew's bio and more information about the program can be found here: http://mindingyourmind.org/who-we-are/leadership/speakers/andrew-onimus/

SCHOOLKIDZ Supply Kits for 2018-2019

This will be the 3rd year Tamanend will be participating in the Schoolkidz Supply Kit program. This program offers parents the opportunity to purchase their students' school supplies in advance and then pick them up on schedule pick up day in August. Students will receive quality teacher approved supplies at discounted pricing personalized with bonus stickers. It's school supply shopping that is quick, convenient, discounted, and all taken care of before the end of this school year! Stay tuned for an email with all the details in the next 2 weeks.
11 More Days in this Marking Period

This is a good time to look at the student/parent portal and talk with your student to make sure he/she has good plans for finishing the marking period strong. If after talking with your student you have questions or concerns, please email teachers.

State Assessments

The following state assessments are planned for students:

  • PSSA ELA: April 10-12
  • PSSA Math: April 17 & 18
  • PSSA Science: April 24 & 25

To prepare for the assessments, students are encouraged to go to bed early, eat a healthy breakfast and bring water, a calculator, and two #2 pencils. Students may not bring any unapproved electronic devices: cell/smartphones, smartwatches, ereaders, tablets, etc. For more information and frequently asked questions about state assessments, click here.

Upcoming Events

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Freshman Day Date Change

Now that the school year has been extended to June 18th, we have moved our Freshman Day back to June 13th. We will keep the Freshman Dance on June 8th as originally scheduled.
Updated (AGAIN) 2017-2018 Calendar

Adjustments made for MORE Snow Days

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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 then select Savings & Rewards to select Tamanend as your A+ school. Follow the prompts to create your online account. You will need your 11 digit BONUSCARD number and the School ID #23596.
  • 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.

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