March is “Music in Our School’” Month, and we will celebrate with a TMS Chorus Concert, on Wed., March 22, at 7:00 p.m., in the Gym. Join us for a melodious evening.
Find a wide variety of classroom and online course offerings through Henrico County Public Schools’ SUMMER ACADEMY for elementary, middle and high school students. Peruse the summer 2017 catalog for registration details, locations and course descriptions for classes ranging from Math Study Skills, to Creative Movement, to Coding and Web Development, and much more. Link to the HCPS website for specific contacts related to the academy.
Congratulations to the 70+ cast and crew members of the Lion King, Jr., for delivering three exceptional performances of the beloved show over the weekend! Record crowds filled the Gym to enjoy the exotic safari setting and elaborate animal costumes and masks expertly donned by our Patriot actors and actresses. Special thanks to Theater Instructor, Phipps, and the many TMS parent volunteers who helped behind the scenes.
Watch late this week for an online photo book from the play!
Patriot Students: Dot your “i”s and cross your “t”s on all of your health and physical education forms, because Spring Sports Tryouts start on Thurs., March 23! All forms are due to coaches before your try out. All athletes need to be picked up at 5:20 p.m. after tryouts each day.
Godwin and Freeman High Schools are partnering with the Virginia Attorney General and the Henrico County Heroin Task Force to present “Heroin: The Hardest Hit,” a special program on Mon., April 3, at 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at Godwin H.S. The evening will include a video and discussion led by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, as well as exhibitors from mental health and addiction/recovery organizations.
Find more details: Heroin the Hardest Hit
Gather your golfing buddies–Ladies & Gents–in time for the 2nd Annual Patriot Open–cosponsored by the TMS Athletic Department & PTA–to be held Sunday, May 7, at The Hollows Golf Course. Proceeds from this fun, family-focused event will benefit the 11 athletic teams at TMS. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the tourney starts at 10:00 a.m. Lunch is included with all registrations.
Questions? Simply contact Coach Thompson, TMS’s Athletic Director, at email@example.com.
Patriots worked together to create an app in a recent nation-wide challenge with Verizon. Their app idea was voted #1 in the state of Virginia! The kids received tablets from Verizon for their achievements and the school was presented with a $5,000 check. Click here for the video.
Our own musical wizard, Kirk Jackson, was featured last week on the WRIC-Channel 8 news and website for his inspiring teaching and audible results. CLICK HERE to find the story in print and broadcast. As quoted in the news story, Mr. Jackson said, “Music education teaches students a lot about hard work and discipline, and areas where they can shine.” Judging from the students quoted in the story, his young musicians agree. Congrats, Mr. Jackson!
Congratulations to several TMS teachers who have won accolades for their exceptional classroom teaching and leadership on campus.
TMS Teacher-of-the-Year: Mrs. Kelly, 7th grade Social Studies Teacher
TMS “First Year” Teacher of the Year: Ms. McArdle, 6th grade Social Studies Teacher
TMS Christie Award: Mrs. Gilley, 7th Grade Math & Exceptional Education Teacher
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