Tison Roo News 2015-16

Week of March 7 - 11

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Tison Middle School! The goal for this newsletter is to provide information on Tison programs, activities, and events for students, parents, and our community.

UPCOMING TISON EVENTS

Tuesday, Mar. 8 -- Tison Tennis vs. Hall @ the NGC (games starting at 4:00 PM)


Thursday, March 10 -- Track Meet @ Burleson


March 14-18 -- SPRING BREAK!

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PURCHASE A "ROO SHOUT OUT" FOR 1/2 PRICE!!

DON'T WAIT! DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, MARCH 11TH


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How to submit your "Roo Shout Out" application:

  • You can deliver this form and payment directly to Mrs. Fenton (cash or check made out to Tison MS)
  • You can email a completed form to lfenton@weatherfordisd.com.


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TISON NJHS VOLUNTEERS AT COWTOWN MARATHAN

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On Saturday, February 27th, members of the Tison National Junior Honor Society volunteered to work a water station for the adult and kids' 5k races. They served over 10,000 runners and accumulated over 50 hours of combined community service. They were very proud to serve the Fort Worth community while representing #TisonRoos and showing off their #RooPride!

TISON ONE-ACT PLAY PUBLIC PERFORMANCE

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The Tison Theatre Arts performed their UIL One Act competition play for the public on Thursday, February 25th to an enthusiastically complimentary audience. On Saturday, February 27th they then competed at contest where they received a Superior rating!

CONGRATULATIONS TO TISON CHOIR FOR UIL PERFORMANCE!

UIL CHOIR COMPETITION -- TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016


We took four choirs who each performed for three judges for the Concert portion of the contest then performed for three more judges for Sight Reading:


The 5th Period Boys received an overall rating of Excellent for their concert and an overall rating of Excellent for their Sight Reading!


The Varsity Girls received an overall rating of Excellent for concert and an overall rating of Excellent in Sight Reading!


The 1st Period Boys received an overall rating of Superior in concert and an overall rating of Excellent in Sight Reading and received a UIL trophy!


The Non-Varsity Girls received Superior Ratings from all SIX judges and received the highly coveted UIL Sweepstakes trophy!!

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66 Positive Things to Say to your Child: https://goo.gl/BneuOr

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT -- 20 QUESTIONS IN 60 SECONDS

Alyssa Ligon, 7th grader

Alyssa was nominated by a teacher/coach because she's a great student as well as an athlete! In order to get to know Alyssa a little better, she completed a "20 Questions in 60 Seconds" questionnaire. Below are her answers:


1. Do you have any brothers or sisters?

Yes, I have two step-brothers and one half-sister

2. Do you have any pets?

I have one cat, whose name is Baloo, and one dog, whose name is Pepper.

3. If you could have the perfect birthday party, what would it be?

Going to Six Flags with all my friends and riding everything!

4. What is your favorite food?

Chicken nuggets and french fries

5. What is your favorite kind of candy?

Xtreme Airheads

6. What is your favorite color?

Lavender

7. What is your favorite zoo animal?

White Tiger

8. What do you want to be when you get older?

I want to work in the medical field somewhere so I can help those who are hurt or injured.

9. What is one thing you don't know how to do that you wish you did?

How to play the ukulele

10. What is your favorite thing to study at school?

Greek mythology

11. What do you like to do for fun?

Go to the movies with friends

12. Do you prefer to spend your time inside or outside?

Outside

13. What do you like to do as soon as you get home from school?

Take off my shoes

14. What is your favorite TV show?

Glee, because it's funny but it can also be emotional

15. What is your favorite movie? Why?

16. What is the best toy that you ever had?

17. What is your favorite restaurant?

Chick-fil-a

18. Who has the best kids' meal toys right now?

McDonald's

19. What is your favorite book?

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

20. What is your favorite video game?

Just Dance

CONNECT WITH TISON ON TWITTER!

Just search for and then "follow" the following:


@tisonprincipal (Principal, Carrie Harrison)

@WeatherfordDad (Assistant Principal, Trace Craft)

@LisaEdmunds (Assistant Principal, Lisa Edmunds)

@1LBaird (Keyboarding teacher, Laura Baird)

@belledirector (Tison All Stars/WHS Blue Belles Director, Laura Buckner)

@MrsFentonTMS (7th grade Math & yearbook teacher, Leslie Fenton)

@Profe_Ferrell (Spanish teacher & NJHS co-sponsor, Kym Ferrell)

@mrsafowler (Texas History teacher, Amanda Fowler)

@coachgommert (7th grade Science teacher & coach, Colton Gommert)

@tisonlibrary (Librarian, Leah Greer)

@MharrisScience (7th grade Science teacher, Melissa Harris)

@AndreaHayward3 (8th grade Math teacher, Andrea Hayward)

@KerfootSylvia (STACI aide, Sylvia Kerfoot)

@ErinLight3 (7th grade ELA teacher & Tennis coach, Erin Light)

@SimplyDramaStac (Theater Arts teacher, Stacey Mitchell)

@wmohr8 (8th grade Math teacher, Wendy Mohr)

@mattnovikoff (Inclusion/Math Resource Teacher, Matt Novikoff)

@stpatterson11 (8th grade ELA teacher & cheerleading sponsor)

@smilesas8 (8th grade Science teacher, Sally Scott)

@ToniScience (8th grade Science teacher & NJHS co-sponsor, Toni Smith)