TMHS Daily Bulletin
NO SCHOOL FEBRUARY RECESS - FEBRUARY 18-22
MANDATORY SOCIAL HOST MEETING
Thursday, February 28th at 7:15pm in the Dr. Christine L. McGrath Performing Arts Center
Juniors who are planning on attending the junior prom and their parents are required to attend this presentation by District Attorney Marian Ryan and Police Chief Tim Sheehan on Social Host Law and Underage Drinking. Students will not be allowed to purchase tickets to the junior prom if they and a parent have not attended the presentation.
Seniors and senior parents who did not attend the presentation last year and are planning on participating in Senior Week this year, MUST attend the presentation this year. Seniors will not be allowed to purchase tickets to Senior Week activities if they do not attend the presentation.
Do you want to travel the world? See amazing new sites and eat delicious new foods? You have these wonderful opportunities right here at TMHS! Please see Mrs. Mahoney in Room B310 for information on the Italy 2020 tour!
The Library is holding a Second Semester Reading Contest. Check out any book from now until April 1st and you'll be entered to win.
ROBOTICS TEAM WILL MEET REGULARLY ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS UNTIL MARCH 9TH
If you have any questions, please see Mr. Hancock in Room A111, or contact Mr. Scott Morris, Robotics Advisor at FRCteam1474.firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCOMING DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE THROUGH CHELMSFORD AUTO SCHOOL
January 29th-March 26th, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7-9:00pm at TMHS
Sign up at www.chelmsfordautoschool.com
Order Class of 2019 Yearbook at Jostensyearbooks.com $70 by February 22nd.
All senior students should be actively pursuing scholarship opportunities at this time. Students should visit their Naviance accounts, the Career Center, or the Guidance webpage to view available scholarships. Over the next 4-6 weeks, the number of available scholarships will more than double in size, so please check often!!
The Tewksbury Community Scholarship is now available for students to complete. The deadline to return a completed application is February 15th by 10:30am. This is the Friday before February vacation and it is a half day. This application needs to be filled out just once, but is used by many donors, so PLEASE take the time to complete this very simple application. It is now available in the Career Center.
NEWS FROM GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING
SAT TEST EXAM
TMHS is holding the SAT exam in March. Since space is limited we encourage students to sign up early on the CollegeBoard website.
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! https://www.tewksbury.k12.ma.us/high/guidance-department/part-time-jobs-volunteer-opportunities/
TMHS TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES
Germany, Austria, Switzerland in July 2019
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 Puerto Rico, Germany or Italy talk with your guidance counselor about participation in the Global Competency Certificate. Get recognized for your educational experiences abroad!
GLOBAL COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE
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!
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 on Wednesdays in Ms. Bowdens Room A214 new and returning members welcome.
ANIME CLUBMeets 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
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.
PARKING PERMIT INFORMATION - SOLD OUT - WAIT LIST ONLY - SIGN UP IN OFFICE
ADMINISTRATIVE CHAT SCHEDULE
Our Administrative Chats will be held on the following Friday mornings 7:30-8:00am in the Principal’s Conference Room at TMHS:
March 15, 2019 (Science/World Languages)
April 26, 2019 (Phys Ed./Bus/Art)
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
18-22 No School February Recess
25 School Council 3:00pm
28 Mandatory Social Host Meeting 7:15pm
4-8 MCAS Retests ELA & Math
7 Progress Reports Availale in Aspen
8 Half Day - Teacher Workshop
12 NHS Induction (Snow Date March 13th)
15 Admin Chat 7:30am
19-20 Culture Fair
21 Hats Off Luncheon
25 School Council Meeting 3:00pm
26-27 MCAS ELA Testing
28 Parent Teacher Conferences 6-8:00pm
3 Grades Close
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 email@example.com. 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.