TEMS PTO Blast                                                                            May 13, 2018
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Our Next PTO Meeting is
June 6, 2018 
at 9:00 a.m.  
Check out our Meeting Schedule and minutes from this year's Meetings  
click here 

Would you like to get involved?    
Click here to see how you can help!     
Click here for our volunteer form!

Cultural Arts Programs   
Brought to you by your
Visit our Cultural Arts Page to see what is coming next!  
Buy a Student Directory for $10 at the TEMS School Store.
Click here for the PTO website

Keep sending in those Box Tops!
So far this year,  
TEMS has earned $383.50
The Collection box is located in the front office. 
Keep on Clippin'! 
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School Sports Information
If you have a question about weather cancellations, call the Athletic Hotline
for daily schedules & updates! 
Click here for School sports schedules
Visit the TEMS Athletics website here 
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TEMS Spirit Wear Available Here!
Visit our Spiritwear store online anytime.
Click Link to order NOW  here
or you can find the link on our TEMSPTO  website .

I'm a Bulldog!
For direct money donations to the
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Thank you for supporting the  
 Visit the   T/E-Bulletin Board
to learn of what's happening around the Tredyffrin & Easttown Townships

B.U.I.L.D T/E May Meeting
May 16th, 7p.m.

Challenger Day
May 19, 2018
Volunteers Needed
Link to volunteer

Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy Awareness Week is the week of May 14.
The theme for each day is listed below. There will also be facts given on the morning announcements about the allergy of the day.  During the student's lunch they will be given a raffle ticket if they have participated in the correct clothing for the spirit day and they also have to write the answer of the question of the day on the back of the raffle ticket. At the end of all the lunches a ticket will be chosen and as long is the answer is correct for the question the student will win a $15 gift card.
Monday  - Dairy allergy - Wear black and white
Wed.   - Wheat/gluten allergy - Wear braids and hats
Thurs. - Peanut/Tree Nut allergy - Wear camo or green
Friday - Food Dye Allergy - Wear Tie Dye
ATTENTION 8th Grade Parents....
Please, Please, Please send in your photos!  

We are busy preparing for the 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony and need your help to create a Photo Memory Wall for the kids in the school cafeteria. We are collecting pictures from all current 8th graders.
Please send in 1 baby picture and 1 current picture  of your student by Friday, May 18, 2018.
- Please submit a hard copy of each photo - 2x3" in size. 
- Note: We might need to crop the picture to fit the display.
- Please write Full Name & Home Room Number on the back of each picture
- All pictures are to be submitted to the school office in an envelope marked Attn: Shivani/Kelly
Help us make this a fun memory for our kids!
The TEMS PTO  Needs YOU...
Many thanks to everyone for all of your interest in the open PTO positions for the 2018-19 school year. This is a wonderful opportunity to become involved at TEMS and there is something to fit everyone's schedule. Please consider volunteering your time and talents.  Below is a list of the current open positions for next year. To learn more about all of the PTO committees, please click here. If you have any question or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Renee Del Viscio @ renee.delviscio@comcast.net and/or Michelle Barton @ michellelynnbarton@gmail.com.

-Volunteer Coordinator
-Back to School Sale
-5th/6th Grade Social (Spring) 
-Dance Chaperone
-8th Grade Recognition

An ENORMOUS thanks to the parents who helped celebrate our wonderful teachers with your delicious eats and treats! 

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, your PTO Hospitality Committee set up breakfast for our wonderful TEMS staff this past Tuesday, May 8th. 
It was a great success & much appreciated !!

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TEMS recycles the following items here at school. Recycle Bins are located inside the front entrance for: 
·       Holiday Lights
·       Household Batteries
·       Crayons
·       Brita Filters
·       Markers ( all brands, shapes & sizes )
·       Light Bulbs
·       Oral Care ( all brands of toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes, & floss containers, please NO electronic toothbrushes )
·       Eyeglasses ( donation box located inside the office)
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact Heather Hill at 610-640-3805 or send her an e-mail at globularclusters@yahoo.com
For more on recycling visit TEMS Green Initiative link.

Attention 8th Grade Parents: There will be a general information session held at Conestoga for Parents of incoming Freshman
Time/date Options are: 
Tuesday, May 22nd
6:45 p.m.  Main Lobby    Coffee, Refreshments, and School Store
in Room 268   
    Administration/Guidance Presentation, Student Panel,  Class Parent Organization and Volunteering at CHS
Wednesday, May 23rd
8:45 a.m.   Main Lobby
Coffee, Refreshments, and School Store
  in Room 268 
Administration/Guidance Presentation
Student Panel, Class Parent Organization and Volunteering at CHS
2018-2019 Student Directories

Parents and Guardians - The TEMS Student Directory for the 2018-2019 school year will publish the same contact information for your child as this year 17-18.  If you have any changes, edits, or would like to be added, please email the TE Directory committee at  TEMSstudentdirectory@gmail.com. There will be no more directory form. This will be the only form of communication going forward. If you have any questions, please send us an e-mail. 
Welcoming Committee Coffee

It's our last Welcoming Committee coffee of the year at the Gryphon Cafe,
105 W. Lancaster, Wayne, on May 18, from 9:00- 11:00 am. Summer camps or ideas are on the menu.  Please join.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Presented by ARCH

ARCH is once again offering this program - 
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training         to parents in our community.
May 14 & May 21st
Click here for more information.


The TEMS Spring Book Fair
at Barnes and Noble is coming,
Wednesday, May 23rd !
Stock up on required summer reading & more!
From the School Nurse

Looking ahead to the 2018-2019 School year, see the attached letter form the School Nurse to see what is required in the way of Doctor and Dentist visits!  
Important Dates at TEMS... Calendar  
May 15 - No School 
May 18 - Welcoming Committee Coffee  
May 22 - Williamsburg Parent meeting 6:30
May 23 - Book Fair at Barnes & Noble
May 23 - Fall Sports Parent Mtg CHS 7pm
May 28 - No School 
May 29 - Grade 8 Move up Day @ CHS
June 1  - TEMS/VFMS 8th Grade Dance at CHS
June 12 - 8th Grade trip to Hershey Park
June 14 - Battle Of the Bulldogs (NEW DATE)
June 15 - 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony