September 11, 2016
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Wed Oct 5th, 9AM in Large Group Room

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We collect  Box Tops!

Find the Collection bin in the front entryway at school

Collection will start 9/12

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to learn of what's happening around the Tredyffrin & Easttown Townships

Sept 14
"SAT & ACT : What You Need to Know"
Easttown Library

Tredyffrin Twp Tennis Lessons

ARCH Programming

Nov 5
Save the Date!
Fall Fest 
This Friday!

"Break the Ice"
Welcome Back Social

Friday, September 16
6-8pm in the Cafeteria
$2 per person or 
$10 per family maximum

The TEMS Welcome Back "Break the ICE" Social is a fun way to kick off the school year!  Parent supervision is required and classrooms are not open.
  • "Snow Buddies" will be shown in the Large Group Room
  • Healthy snack or breakfast food donations are still needed for the "Break the Ice" Walk 
  For further details see flyer .
Volunteers are Needed... Please  link  to signup genius to volunteer  if you are able to help. Thank you in advance!

What's happening Around School...
Classroom News-
Classroom News is posted every month to share what each grade is doing in the classroom. This is a great way to learn about what your child is doing in each subject. 

You can find this link by clicking on Classroom News under "Our School" tab at top of the TEMS website  front page.

Curriculum Nights for Grades 7/8 this Tues- 
Curriculum night for g rades 7 and 8 is on this Tues., September 13th.  These nights are an opportunity for parents to follow their children's schedules and meet their teachers. First period officially begins at 7pm!

Please consider carpooling for Curriculum Night as we have limited parking.  Those parents that arrive early may proceed to the Auditorium where they will be welcomed by the principal at 6:45pm and introduced to our school theme this year:  One Community, Many Stories.  This visit to the Auditorium is an optional activity designed to entertain and host parents that arrive early.  It is by no means mandatory.  We look forward to seeing you on these nights.

Picture Day is Tues., Sept 20th-
For more info or to get an order form please click link.
We NEED Volunteers for Picture Day. Shifts are short - only one period long. Students' pictures are taken during their Social Studies class.  Click here for signup link.

Welcome Back Dance for 7th/ 8th Grade  Sept 30-
Friday, Sept. 30, 7-9:30pm in the cafeteria . Dress for this dance is casual. Tickets cost $5 each and will sold the week of the dance. Tickets sold in the mornings upstairs by  Room 236 and during 7 th  and 8th grade lunch in the cafeteria.  Tickets WILL NOT be sold at the  door!

Help in the Halls-
The Art dept. is looking for a few volunteers who could work on art displays in our halls and help with some classroom prep.  We need someone who could commit to a few mornings per month from 8:45-9:30am or 10:30 -11:15am.  If you have an artistic eye and would like to frame, mount, tag, and display work in the halls, or prep for projects, please contact Ms. Turner at   Turnerv@tesd.net .

Clubs and Activities will be starting soon! Please click link found on TEMS website to find out what TEMS has to offer.

Sports Info-
Season Starts: September 12th
Even though the season starts on the 12th some coaches may meet with students before then.
Sports Picture Day  : September 20th
The Photographer will meet teams during practices. No practice cancellation necessary.
Parent Meeting: September 23rd   from 4:30pm - 5:30pm.  Practices will end around 4:15pm. Students are welcome to stay for the meeting
Attention 6th Grade Parents-
Junior Capers invitations will be mailed soon. As space is limited, a prompt response is highly recommended.
(Junior Capers is not affiliated with the school or the PTO.)

Get your TEMS Directory Now!...
New directory order due date is Friday, Sept 30th!       
The TEMS Student Directory, sponsored by the TEMS PTO, contains listings of all TEMS staff and students,  including useful school information and links.
Buy more than one directory and SAVE:
1 directory $10   
2 directories $15
3 directories $20     
4 directories $25
To order online click here Credit Card (you do not have to have PayPal account).  If you prefer to buy a directory by check, print and complete Order Form and send the payment to the School Office. For questions regarding the directory, please contact Claudette McCarron,  mccarronlondon@yahoo.com. If you would like to advertise in the Directory, please contact: Georgann Bernabeo, georgannb123@gmail.com. All orders will delivered to your student in October.

We Need Volunteers...

-Hospitality Committee...
Please consider volunteering with this year's Hospitality Committee.  Our role is to show appreciation to our TEMS teachers and staff, throughout the year.  Sign up via the Parent Volunteer Form, online at temspto.org or contact Mindy Sorber at  minsorber21@hotmail.com.  

Did you Know?

You can  subscribe to the TESD or TEMS calendar on your phone! Synch all the important dates into your personal schedule with ease...
Just click the green icon on the top right of the schedule you are viewing. Link to the instructions.

Important Dates... Calendar

9/13  Grade 7/8 Curriculum Night 7pm (optional 6:45pm Welcome Assembly)
9/16   Break the Ice Welcome Back Social 6-8pm
9/20   Picture Day/  Sports Picture Day
9/23   Fall Sports Mtg 4:30pm
9/30    G r 7/8 Welcome Back Dance  7-9:30pm
9/30   Directory order  DUE  
10/3   No School for Rosh Hashanah
10/4-10/7 ERB Testing
10/5   TEMS PTO Mtg 9am
10/12 No School for Yom Kippur
10/19 Kwame Alexander Author visit