Tyngsborough High School

October 4, 2019

What's Happening...

Students in grades 9-11 received MCAS scoring reports this morning during homeroom. If you have any questions about the report or MCAS in general please contact Assistant Principal, Kate Trainor by calling the main office or emailing kate.trainor@tyngsboroughps.org.


PALS held a picnic on Sunday enjoying the great weather at Frost Road Park. The latest episode of Tiger News will take place live later this morning. Follow @tpsmedia on Twitter for a sneak peak. Students in Comprehensive Project continue to work on projects which include organizing a charity run, creating a cook book, building a shed and doghouse and learning code to create an app. Final presentations will take place in November.


Homecoming week kicks off Monday. Students have begun work on class videos, banners, and wall decorations. Next week will be filled with activities each day culminating with a pep rally on Friday celebrating Tiger Pride and a day of athletic events on Saturday, October 12th.


As always for the latest news and announcements follow us on social media.

Have a great weekend! #tpsprepares

Students of the Month

Congratulations to the October Students of the Month

Jack Bouché

Alex Kilmon

Amber Bean

Samantha Fagundes

Important Dates

10/05 - SAT Exam

10/09 - National Honor Society Induction 6:30

10/10 - College Financing Seminar 6:00

10/12 - Homecoming

10/14 - No School: Columbus Day

10/19 - PSAT Exam

School Counseling

Seniors should register for the SAT’s if they have not already done so. SAT's will be held on Saturday, October 5th (registration deadline is September 6th and Saturday, November 2nd (registration deadline is October 3rd) **THS is not a test center for the Nov. SAT’s.

To register please visit: www.sat.collegeboard.org


College Financing Seminar: Parents and students are invited to attend a free seminar on paying for college. The seminar will be held on Thursday, October 10th at 6:00 in the THS auditorium. The seminar is offered through MEFA, the Commonwealth's resource on planning, saving and paying for college. An experienced MEFA representative will provide an overview of the college financing process, including types of financial aid, how to apply, and financing options for your family. Families are encouraged to visit MEFA's website, mefa.org, for tools and resources to assist in this process. MEFA is requesting that you register in advance for the College Financing Seminar. By registering early, families will begin to receive MEFA’s college planning emails, with key information, updates, and resources. To register please go to mefa.org/rsvp/ for the online seminar registration form. If you are unsure that they will attend the seminar you can still register, as you will still benefit from the college planning email curriculum. While seminar registration is encouraged, you may still attend the seminar even if you don't register.


**New Information regarding Advanced Placement Exam Registration**

The College Board has changed the deadline to sign-up for Advanced Placement tests. Students will be given sign up information over the next couple weeks on when to sign up.

The deadline to sign up for AP exams is Friday, November 1st. Please contact Lisa Ward with any questions; lisa.ward@tyngsboroughps.org


College/University rep visits for seniors can be found on Naviance and the THS website. This is an opportunity for seniors to sign up and meet with admissions representatives from various schools.

Ski and Snowboard Club

The club meets five Tuesdays in 2020: January 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and February 4th. The club leaves the Norris Rd compound at the end of the school day and returns there at 8 p.m. We will travel by coach bus to Pats Peak Ski Area in Henniker, NH, for almost 4 hours of skiing/riding. All THS & TMS students are welcome to participate. No prior experience needed! Students who participate in a winter sport will not be able to participate due to practice/game conflicts.


Click Here for more information and how to register.

Athletics

Fall Sports are in full swing with our teams having a lot of success. For all FALL SCHEDULES please click here. If you would like to receive schedule alerts via text or email, you can find the following information on our web page: http://athletics.tyngsboroughps.org/


HOMECOMING will take place on Saturday, October 12th


Upcoming Events:

10/04: Boys Soccer vs Assabet 4:00

10/04: Field Hockey @ Tahanto 4:00

10/04: Football vs Nipmuc 7:00

10/05: Cross Country Battle of the Border @Alvirne 9:00


Follow us on TWITTER at @tyngtigersports

Student Service Project

Color Run taking place October 20th. See flyer for details.

Help support the Class of 2021

Community event!!!

Fall Fest is taking place Saturday, October 19th. See flyer for details.

8th Annual TPS Band Mattress Fundraiser

Help support the TPS Band Sunday, October 20th! See flyer for details.

Halloween Party

Friends of Tyngsboro Theatre are holding a Halloween Bash Friday, October 25th. See flyer for details.

Tyngsborough Scholarship Trust

The 35th TST Community Calendar will be available for purchase for $5 by contacting Daniela diMari at 978-649-2527. The community calendar features dates of Town and School meetings, early release days, MCAS dates and school vacation dates.


The 16th annual Holiday Marketplace will take place on November 3rd at the Tyngsborough Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will feature exhibitors of handcrafted items, gifts, and decorative items, as well as business services and representatives of the home based business work force. Exhibitors wishing to reserve a table for this event may contact Rose Mitchell at mitchell6260@msn.com or info@TyngsboroughScholarshipTrust.org. New this year at the Holiday Marketplace will be pictures with Santa, cookie decorating with Mrs. Clause, and an adult Paint craft! Stay tuned for more details!


TST information is available in the Community News portion of our public schools’ weekly email blast. The TST is actively recruiting new members and invites you to join our meetings on the second Wednesday of the month at the Tyngsborough Town Hall at 7:00 pm. If you would like to volunteer at one fundraising events, enjoy trivia competition, or can help remotely by updating our website or Facebook page, we need you! Please check out our website http://www.tyngsboroughscholarshiptrust.org/ or send an email to info@TyngsboroughScholarshipTrust.org with any questions.

Tyngsborough Fire Association Open House

Stop by Tyngsborough Fire Saturday, October 5th for an Open House. See Flyer for details.

Class of 2020 Yearbooks

Yearbooks are currently on sale for its lowest price of $85. On November 1, the price of the yearbook increases to $95 and progressively increases until May when its final price is $120.

Student International Travel

In February 2020, students have the opportunity to take part in a trip to Portugal and Spain. This trip is open to current sophomores, juniors, and seniors. To enroll please visit eftours.com. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Ramsay at kate.ramsay@tyngsboroughps.org.


For more information on the trip please click here.

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