TMHS Daily Bulletin

August 2019

PRINCIPAL VOGEL'S BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR LETTER 2019-2020

FIRST DAY BACK

Wednesday, August 28th

FIRST TWO DAYS SCHEDULE

August 28 & 29


Block A 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Block B 8:19 AM - 9:04 AM

Block C 9:08 AM - 9:53 AM

Block D 9:57 AM - 10:42 AM

Block E 10:46 AM - 12:12 PM (Lunch Block*)

Block F 12:16 PM - 1:01 PM

Block G 1:05 PM - 1:50 PM


*Lunch Times

1 10:46 AM - 11:10 AM

2 11:18 AM - 11:43 AM

3 11:47 AM - 12:12 PM

NO SCHOOL

Friday, August 30th

Monday, September 2nd

TMHS FRESHMEN AND ALL NEW STUDENT TOURS

Guided tours for all new students.

Monday, August 26th 1:00pm

Tuesday, August 27th 6:00pm.

Please register at the following link: https://forms.gle/mTAXPwXFkUMcgWMT8


LUNCH SCHEDULE - SEMESTER I

Floor 1 - 1st Lunch

Floor 2 - 2nd Lunch

Floor 3 - 3rd Lunch

STUDENT PARKING

Parking spaces are only for senior and junior students. If you wish to obtain a parking permit (and meet the set requirements), you will be issued a permit. The cost this school year for a parking permit is $150. All students must first register for a parking permit through CommunityPass at https://register.communitypass.net. You can pay the fee with a credit card or using your checking account through CommunityPass. You will be able to register and pay as of August 13th. See the insert with directions on logging into CommunityPass. After a student has registered for parking on CommunityPass the student should report to the TMHS office on Thursday, August 22nd with a Xerox copy of their license and a Xerox copy of their registration. Seniors should report from 9:00am to 11:00am and Juniors from noon to 2:00pm to pick up their parking decal.

ADVISORY BLOCK DATES

Tuesday, September 17

Tuesday, November 19

Tuesday, January 28

Tuesday, March 17


The purpose of advisory is to foster a positive school culture and personalize all students’ learning experiences. One of the objectives of Advisory Block is to allow students time to figure out who they are, where they’re headed, and how they’re going to get there. Through advisory, each student has an additional teacher who knows them and can help them navigate high school so that they leave with a meaningful, personalized plan and are prepared for post secondary options.


Advisory Block Days Schedule

Period 1 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Period 2 8:34 AM - 9:34 AM

Period 3 9:38 AM - 10:38 AM

ADVISORY BLOCK 10:42 AM - 11:12 AM

Period 4 11:16 AM - 12:46 PM (Lunch Block*)

Period 5 12:50 PM - 1:50 PM


*Lunch Times

1 11:16 AM - 11:41 AM

2 11:48 AM - 12:13 PM

3 12:21 PM - 12:46 PM

CHALLENGE DAY FOR SOPHOMORES

Wednesday, October 2 & Thursday, October 3

NEWS FROM GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING

PART TIME JOBS & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Go to TMHS Guidance webpage to find exciting jobs in the Tewksbury community! We have posted everything from child care help to IT work! Some are paid, some are volunteer! Check it out! Click here to go to our Guidance Website.

TMHS TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES

Italy during February vacation 2020

Are you interested??? See Ms. Dudley in Room B308.

ATTENTION STUDENTS TRAVELING ABROAD

If you are a Sophomore or Freshman traveling with TMHS to Italy talk with your guidance counselor about participation in the Global Competency Certificate. Get recognized for your educational experiences abroad!

GLOBAL COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE

Sophomores who are interested in completing the Global Competency Certificate must fill out a form on the Global Competency Certificate website so that the committee and guidance know you are interested." While the announcement is being read please show the following link: www.TMHSglobalcompetency.weebly.com

CONTINUING EVENTS

SHE'S THE FIRST - A FUTURE OF GENDER EQUALITY

See Ms. LaPierre in Room B130 if you want to know more about this new club. All are welcome.


PING PONG CLUB

Anyone interested in joining the "Ping pong club" please see Mr. Mignault in the gym at your earliest convenience for more details!


SAAD MEETINGS

SADD Meetings take place every Thursday after school in Room B105. New members always welcome! Where else can you make a difference, and have fun doing it?


INTERACT MEETINGS

Interact meetings on Thursdays in Ms. Bowdens Room A214 new and returning members welcome.


ANIME CLUB

Meets every Wednesday right after school until 2:45pm in Room A303. Don't forget to sign up on Community Pass. If you have any questions see Mr. Demers in Room A303.


NHS PEER TUTORING

Get free tutoring help from NHS Members.

Tuesday afternoons at 1:55pm in the Library

Friday mornings at 7:00am in the Library

BREAKFASTS IN THE CAFE

Don't forget to stop by the Cafe for breakfast. Available Tuesdays through Fridays! It's only $2.00!~

LATE BUSSES

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, AND THURSDAY AFTERNOONS

The bus will pick up at 3:30pm at the high school on these days. This is a great opportunity for students to stay for extra help and participate in extracurricular activities!

You must sign up in the Main Office before the end of the school day.

Students participating in a club or activity must register at CommunityPass.

A student must pay a user fee of $50 per club with a student cap of $100 per year with the exception of Marching Band, Color Guard, and Winter Guard which implements a user fee of $150 per season as in athletic participation. The family cap per year for athletics is $600.


You may pay the user fee online through CommunityPass at https://register.communitypass.net with a credit card or by using your checking account. Students will not be allowed to participate in a club until the fee has been paid. All Tewksbury families have an account with CommunityPass. If you pay with a check please turn it in to the club advisor or to Ms. McCormick in the Main Office in a timely manner. Thank you.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

August

21 - Senior Common App Kickoff 11:00am

28 - First Day of School

30 - No School


September

2 - No School

3 - School Resumes

4 - Senior Portrait & IDs 7:30am

20 Senior Parent Breakfast 7:45am

20 Senior Student Assembly 9:00am

TEWKSBURY TRIBUNE

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The Tewksbury Tribune online school newspaper is back! Go to: www.tewksburytribune.com to read all the school news that's fit to print!

IMPORTANT ABSENTEE REPORTING INFORMATION

All attendance issues, late arrivals, and early dismissals should be sent to attendance@tewksbury.k12.ma.us

STUDENT GMAIL ACCOUNTS

Just a reminder that all students have a Gmail account. We use this email account to contact students about upcoming events, deadlines, and assignments. Students need to be checking this email regularly or forwarding it to the email they do check regularly. Their Gmail address is their last name, first initial and year of grad @tewksbury.k12.ma.us. For example John Doe, Class of 2017, will have doej17@tewksbury.k12.ma.us. Students can find their Gmail login and password on their Aspen details page.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER OPENINGS

Currently recruiting Substitute Teachers and Substitute Classroom Aides. Anyone interested in applying, please call the Curriculum Office at 978-640-7800 Ext. 202.

https://www.tewksbury.k12.ma.us/resources/employment-opportunities/

NEW DAILY SCHEDULE WITH CLASS TIMES

ROTATING DAY GOOGLE CALENDAR

STUDENT HANDBOOK 19-20

DAILY BULLETIN FOR STUDENTS

The Daily Bulletin for Students is now available on the TMHS Website. Students may access it if they have missed the morning announcements in the classroom and parents will be able to view it here also.


ABSENT STUDENTS

Please remember to check in at the front office with a note from home (and/or a doctor's note, if applicable) at the start of the day upon your return to school. Attendance matters can be emailed to attendance@tewksbury.k12.ma.us

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING MILITARY RECRUITERS

As set forth in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 TMHS is required to provide military recruiters with the name, address and phone number of all Junior and Senior students unless a parent has 'opted out'. If you wish to opt out, please go to the Guidance webpage for instructions.


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