General Announcements

How Parents Stay Informed

During our tornado-related “shelter in place” in Henrico and surrounding county schools on Mon., Sept. 17, Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) provided parents with updates via text, e-mail, the HCPS website, and social media. In addition, TMS Principal Ann Greene sent out school-specific emails. Learn more about HCPS procedures for sending and receiving messages during…

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Safety Precaution for Crossing Three Chopt Road

This Wed., Sept. 19, is a ½ day for students, while teachers attend professional development sessions in the afternoon. Parents, please remember, TMS does not advise allowing your child to cross Three Chopt Road, due to the busy traffic during that time.  However, if your child needs to cross the road on that day, you…

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Time for Parents to Come to School!

Mark your calendar for our annual Back to School Nights! 6th Grade Parents / Tues., Sept. 18 7th & 8th Grade Parents / Tues., Sept. 25 Both events start at 6:30 p.m. in our Gym! Also, attend a PTA Welcome, offered on both evenings, at 8:00 p.m., in the Library. Your students will bring home a…

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Add A Feather To Your Cap @ Chick-Fil-A

Purchasing an individual or family meal from a student favorite, Chick-Fil-A Parham, can support an outstanding cause: the 2019 TMS Relay for Life Team! On Wed., Sept. 19, when you place your order, simply mention TMS, and the restaurant will donate 10 percent of the sale to our student team. Chick-Fil-A Parham Road 1529 N.…

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Connect to Schoology

Patriot Parents can link to Schoology–our online assignment and document-sharing platform for all student classes. Find details about how to make that connection via laptop/desktop and smartphone. Also, learn how to set up email and/or text alerts when your child’s teachers post important messages. Also, parents now view student grades in the PowerSchool Parent Portal.

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PTA Preps for Exciting Year Ahead

You can join the TMS PTA and donate to the “Patriot Pride Fund” online! This fund is the PTA’s sole fundraising initiative for the year, with 100% of your donations supporting our students and teachers throughout the year with educational and fun activities. Amy Boyle, our 2018.19 PTA president, said, “Our goal is to raise $10,000 this…

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Planning Ahead for Specialty Centers

For 8th Grade Patriots focused on a special interest–such as engineering, computer tech, arts & humanities, and more–Henrico offers a comprehensive lineup of specialty centers.By the middle of the month, 8th graders will receive details about applying for one of these centers, housed at area high schools. The application process starts Nov. 19. Learn more about what…

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Sports TryOuts & Practices Continue

All Fall sports practices/tryouts continue this week. Kindly pick up your athletes no later than 5:30 p.m. Remember, to participate in Tuckahoe Middle School Athletics 2018-19, a student must have the following: an Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) physical, completed and dated by a physician after May 1, 2018 a concussion form completed a “Rules &…

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A Primer on Newly Revised TMS Grading Practices

TMS is simplifying and unifying grading policies among teachers school wide. Review these newly revised practices for details about grading categories, make-up work, and missing assignments. To help your Patriot keep up with daily and long-term assignments, make sure they purchase a TMS Agenda for $5.00, available through their Block 1 & 5 classes. The agenda…

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