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Templeton Unified School District

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    Update of February 14th

    Good Afternoon,

     Today marks the end of the school week for us as all TUSD schools will be closed on Friday, February 15th and Monday, February 19th in honor of President's Day.  Our teachers, counselors, classified personnel, and administrators work hard to provide a first-class educational program to all TMS students. As the principal of TMS, I believe in the power of communication to strengthen the connection between a child's home and his/her school.  The following are just a few ways that our students, and parents, may contact the faculty at TMS.

    TMS Phone #: 805-434-5813

    TMS Attendance Line (24 Hr.): 805-434-5817

    TMS Website

    Principal's E-Mail: aburnett@templetonusd.org

    Assistant Principal's E-Mail: dgarcia@templetonusd.org

    The PowerSchool grade portal is an additional way for parents to monitor their child's coursework at school.

    Our teachers' office hours are linked below.

    I have thoroughly enjoyed my interactions with students, parents, and our faculty.  The presentations, assemblies, and meetings have enabled me to share many conversations with you and listen to your experiences as a parent of a middle school aged child.  Our conversations with our children always matter! The following link is to an article that features conversations starters for us to use with our children. https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/advice/questions-every-parent-should-ask-their-kid/ I know I will be using one or two of these questions with my own children.

    Science Camp Meeting

    We will be holding a meeting for parents to receive information about 6th Grade Science Camp on Wednesday, February 20th at 6pm in the TMS band room.

    A Night of Inspiration

    The 4th Annual TES/VES/TMS Auction Dinner Gala is being held at Tooth & Nail Winery on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 5:00 to 10:00pm.  Auction tickets can be purchased here.

    Have a fantastic weekend and we will see all of our TMS students on Tuesday, February 19th!

     Andy Burnett

    Principal, Templeton Middle School

    TMS News

    Dodgeball Tournament Schedule

     

    Attention 6th Grade Parents:

    • Science Camp Departure Meeting for Parents - Wednesday - Feb. 20th at 6 pm in the TMS Band Room.

    • Rancho El Chorro Store.  

       

     Attention 8th Graders: 

    • Important THS Registration Dates

      • March 20th - Incoming Freshman Parent/Student Info Night

      • March 26th - 8th grade tour of THS

      • March 29th - Pre-printed registration forms to be handed out to 8th graders in their Science class

      • April 5th - THS Registration Forms are due to the TMS front office

    Auction Dinner Gala

    The 4th Annual TES/VES/TMS Auction Dinner Gala is being held at Tooth & Nail Winery on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 5:00 to 10:00pm.  Auction tickets can be purchased here.

     

    TMS Rocket Launch

     

     Science Camp

     

    IMPORTANT SCIENCE CAMP DATES 2019

    Friday, February 1 - Science Camp Registration Paperwork Due

    Friday, February 1 - Science Camp Payments DUE* ($275.00)*

    *Payments to Core Teacher or Mrs. Harrington in Library

    *Mr. Sainsbury will collect Mrs. Haggmark’s afternoon core

    *Mr. Goetsch will collect Mrs. Kaiser’s afternoon core

    *Check with Core Teacher for your Remaining Balance

    Monday, February 4 - Cabin Buddies Sign-up*

    *Students choose 3 friends who they would like in their cabin. Students who have paid in full for camp by February 1st will have first priority to have at least one of their preferred friends listed on their sheet in their cabin.  

    February 20th- Science Camp Departure Meeting, TMS band-room, 6:00-7:00, all parents, meeting with chaperones at the end of the meeting.

    March 12-15, 2019 - SCIENCE CAMP - Rancho El Chorro

    Parents! We need you!  We are still recruiting chaperones, as well as alternate chaperones, for the 6th grade Science Camp in March at Rancho El Chorro in San Luis Obispo.  Please click on the link for more information and to register as a chaperone. Please check in with your child's Core Teacher, Mr. Sainsbury, or Mr. Goetsch with questions

    6th Grade Science Camp Chaperone Sign-up

    Please take a minute to fill out this form if you are interested so we can get you on the list as perspective chaperones.

     

    Homework and Math Labs

    Dear Students and Families~

    We are here to help you!  Please attend teacher office hours, homework club and math lab.  Homework Club is offered Tuesdays/Thursdays from 3:00-4:00. For the month of January, Homework Club will also be offered on Wednesdays.  Math Lab is offered on Thursdays, from 3:00-4:00. See links below for more information.

    2018/2019 TMS Teacher Office Hours - English

    2018/2019 TMS Teacher Office Hours - Espanol

    Homework Club, Math Lab Templeton Middle School - English

    Homework Club, Math Lab Templeton Middle School - Espanol

     

    Helpful Tips for Parents/Guardians of TMS Students

    • Be sure to log into PowerSchool daily to check your student’s grades. Please stop by the office if you need a print out of how to access it/your log-in.
    • Official report cards are mailed home at the end of the semester (after finals).  
    • Helpful information can be found on the daily bulletin, which can be opened on the website under quick links or here. The bulletin has a lot of information.  
    • Our 2018-19 school year instructional calendar is available here and above in the links area.
    • TMS offers lunch and after school clubs.  These are announced daily over the loudspeaker and are also in the daily bulletin.
    • Club Schedule TMS 18-19
    • If you have an issue you need help solving, please stop by the office before school, during break or lunch to fill out an incident report. We care about you!
    • TMS Online Store
    • TMS Teacher Office Hours 2018/19

    GREAT program comes to TMS

    We have a wonderful opportunity involving our School Resource Officer, Deputy Munoz, and the GREAT program.  GREAT stands for Gang Resistance Education and Training. The goal of this program is to create a culture of respect within our school/community.  This program is aimed towards 6th grade students. The program is not just about gangs. It’s aim is to teach kids how to resist peer pressure, stay out of trouble, deal with bullying etc.  The program is prevention/skills based. The students will be involved in scenarios on how to make positive decisions.

    The program takes place in Elective Classes once a week for 13 sessions.

    Your child was given an information booklet to show you. 

    Calendar

    8TH GRADE PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS

    8th grade students and parents~ Please read this important document regarding promotion requirements. 

    8th Grade Promotion Requirements

    Requisitos de Promoción del Octavo Grado

    PowerSchool

    For Parents, Guardians & Students: Track grades, attendance and list of assignments.

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    Parents & guardians the Parent Single Sign-on reference guide.

    PowerSchool Parent Portal User Guide

    PTO Looking for Members

    Are you a parent that wants to be more involved in student life at TMS? Do you want to make friends and share your talents? SOUNDS LIKE YOU'RE A PERFECT FIT FOR PTO! The TMS PTO is looking for parents who are willing to help with 6th grade activities, 7th/8th dances and fundraisers! 

    Email Mary Giubbini at 

    templetonmspto@gmail.com for more information.

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    Mission

    TUSD exists to engage and work collaboratively with students, families and the community to create systems which develop character, academics, global awareness as well as economic, artistic, civic, digital and health literacy allowing our youth numerous options in the pursuit of an ethical and successful life in the 21st Century. With relationships as our foundation, we provide timely and caring feedback which guides progress and ensures success.
     

    Vision

    TUSD is an educational system where stakeholders are empowered, respected and adequately resourced to deliver broad-based and effective pathways from which student and employee outcomes are self-determined as a result of individual talents, interests and choices. The fundamental values of integrity, perseverance, excellence and local control are apparent in all interactions between staff members and during interactions with the public.

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