TMS Weekly Update 2019-2020

October 4th, 2019

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Great Fundraiser

I want to give a big shout out to students and families for this year's fundraising effort. We tripled our sales which all go back to the student's 8th grade field trip. This money will be used toward each student's trip whether it is this year or for the years to come. Some students paid for the majority of their trip with the 40% that comes back to the school, and some will have it done in the future if they keep up this effort!

Ski Club is Coming

The Tyngsborough Ski & Snowboard club registration is now open. The program will again travel to Pats Peak ski area in Henniker, NH, on Tuesday nights starting in January.

The club's letter providing information and detail is found here! Please make sure to read fully before registering.


Go to the link below and click ' click here to register'

https://www.patspeak.com/Lessons-Rentals/Learn-to-Ski-Ride-Program.aspx


The code to register with Tyngsborough is 'Tyngsborough2020'

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School Council

The TMS School Council is looking for any interested 6th or 7th grade parent who would like to join our group. The School Council discusses issues pertinent to the middle school and represents both parents and staff. Contact Chris Pollet if you are interested.

PTO SUPPORT

The PTO sponsors events throughout the school year to help raise money for the Arts and Enrichment programs at TMS. If you’d like to support the PTO, please fill out and return a PTO Volunteer/Support Form, which can be found under the TMS website under Community Info. at the bottom of the page:

- Go to tms.tyngsboroughps.org

- Click on “Community Info” at bottom

- Click on Tyngsborough PTO

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Need for School Nurses

Tyngsborough Public Schools is currently hiring Per Diem Registered Nurses! If you enjoy caring for school aged children and are looking to earn some extra income, please contact Michelle Riley MSN RN, at Tyngsborough Middle School for more information. The daily rate is $165.00 for a full school day. Michelle can be reached at 978-649-3115 (option 2) or by email at michelle.riley@tyngsboroughps.org

OUTSIDE FOOD IN THE SCHOOL

Many times students wish to share food with their peers in school. We try to limit this practice as we have students with allergies to be aware of. If you hope to send in food to school for more than your own child, please check with teachers and our nurse, Michelle Riley. Whenever food is prepared for a project or a surprise, there will be need to be an ingredient list for students and staff to observe.

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LATE BUS


The TMS/THS Late Bus has begun and will run every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the school year. The bus departs TMS at 4:00pm and will cost $1.00 to ride. Sign-ups and bus tickets will be sold and money will be collected during all lunch periods on that Late Bus Day. The Late Bus schedule and Late Bus routes have been posted under “Transportation/Bus Routes” on the TMS, THS and district websites.


Homework Club has started as well. Students do not need to pay for Homework Club. Homework Club runs in conjunction with the Late Bus, and is held 2:00-4:00pm with a teacher/advisor.


PLEASE NOTE: The Late Bus route does not follow the regular pick-up and drop-off routes. The route will depend on ridership that particular day. The bus company will try to drop the students as close to their homes as possible.

Upcoming Dates at TMS

OCTOBER 2019

Friday, October 11 – Trimester 1 Progress Reports

Monday, October 14 – No School, Columbus Day Holiday

Wednesday, October 23 – Friday, October 25 – Grade 6 Camp Bournedale Trip

Tuesday, October 29th - Grade 7 Field Trip to Boda Borg, Malden, MA

Wednesday, October 30 – Early Release Day, all students dismissed at 10:55am

CO-CURRICULAR

Here at TMS we offer various co-curricular after-school activities and clubs, with a $75.00 sign-up fee for certain clubs. Our offerings include Student Council and Robotics Club, and Knowledge Bowl with Mr. Pendergast. In-school announcements will be made for all students, and more information will be coming in future parent emails, so stay tuned!


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Spook a Thon

Hi, my name is Tori Kosiorek and I'm a junior at Tyngsborough High School. I am in a Comprehensive Project class at school of juniors and seniors where each student gets to put together a project of their choice and present the process by the end of the trimester. I choose to put together a Color Run because I am able to watch people of all age groups have fun while benefiting a charity. I choose the Make-a-Wish Foundation because no one of any age, especially children, would be faced with some of the struggles that some face under life-threatening medical conditions. I want to give every child the opportunity to live their lives to the fullest and make their dreams become a reality. Please participate in my fun event to help benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Thank you!
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Scholarship Trust

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.


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Tyngsborough Middle School

Welcome to the Tyngsborough Middle School! TMS encompasses approximately 375 students in grades 6, 7, and 8. Our faculty strives to provide students with rigorous academics as well as opportunities for enrichment and involvement in the greater community. We encourage you to explore this website to see all of the great things happening here. On behalf of our school, we welcome your involvement and encourage you to become part of the TMS community.