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          yearbook cover    Yearbooks available for Online Purchase: Order Today!                    

The 2015-16 TJMS Yearbook is now available for purchase online.  Yearbook prices will vary depending on the cover option (soft or hard cover) that you select.  Pricing information is available on the Lifetouch Yearbook website and sales flyers have also being sent home with students. 
 Purchase and reserve a copy today for your TJMS Scholar!  Pre-ordered Yearbooks will be handed out near the end of May, 2016.  There is no guarantee of extra copies and/or the price of extra yearbooks, so please order today and lock-in the best rate available! 
 Order online at: ybpay.lifetouch.com    Yearbook ID Code: 12074616
Join us February 23rd for our Black History Program and STEM Family Night    Black History Month    
We would like to invite all of students, parents, and community partners to our annual Black History Month program which will take place on Tuesday, February 23rd starting at 6:00pm.  The event is free to attend and light refreshments/snacks will be served.  Please click here for additional information
Alert Graphic  Attention 8th Grade Parents & Scholars:   
                            Career Academy Application Deadline Approaching            
 All current 8th grade students must fill out the new on-line Career Academy application for the High School they are slated to attend by March 2016.  You may click here to access the on-line link.  If your child will not be attending their neighborhood High School, they MUST fill out the on-line Career Academy form anyway and indicate the "no academy" selection.  Please be advised that if "no academy" is selected, a random academy will be selected for your child if attendance does occur. 
 All students without Internet access (computer & phone) will be allowed to fill out the on-line form during school at designated times. If you do not have Internet access, a permission form will be sent home with your child giving them permission to complete the application at school.  You may visit your child's neighborhood High School website for details regarding Career Academy choices. Once you click on the Career Academy link, be sure to click on '4 year Career Academy' and have your child's PGCPS student school username and passcode ready to enter. 
 Please contact the 8th grade Counselor, Mrs. Ruffin with questions or click here for additional information.
                     No School for Students: February 12th & February 15th   News Alert         
Parents & Guardians:  Students will not be in school on Friday, February 12th or Monday, February 15th. 
 Alert Graphic  Parent Notification:  Use of E-Cigarettes within PGCPS         
Please click on the attachment to read information concerning the use of e-cigarettes within PGCPS.  Click here for more information!
          TJMS STEM Team earns multiple awards at Final Frontiers Competition             
Please congratulate members of the STEM Team who competed at Eleanor Roosevelt High School on November 21st.  In total, the STEM Team earned Eight-1st Place Awards, Four-2nd Place Awards, and Two-3rd Place Awards.
                     stem group 2015  Stem awards 2015 
 Schoolmax Grade imageELO After-School Program Information            
Please visit the ELO website for information on the after-school student program and how to register.  The program operates twice a week after-school if your child is selected.  Click here for more information on the ELO program!  
                              Time to reapply for Free & Reduced Lunches  Alert Graphic 
  Attention Parents:  You must submit a new form each school year in order to qualify for the free and reduced lunch program offered in PGCPS.  More information is provided on the following website.  To apply, simply click here!  
  weather  Register for Delay/Cancellation Information      
  Please click on the following link to view the PGCPS weather information website where you can find up to date information on delays, cancellations, and sign-up for alerts when announcements are made.  Click here for more information   
"Back To School Night" A Great Success!           
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our Back to School Night!  We had a great turnout and look forward to working with all of our students' families and community members to make this a great year at Thomas Johnson Middle School, Home of the Jaguars!  Here are a few "selfie pictures" that were taken with our middle school principal, Mr. McBride. 
           Selfie with Principal                  Selfie with Principal 2
             Alert Graphic Uniform Dress Code & Student Supply List for 2015-16 School Year                   
  Parents & Students, please take a moment to read the following Uniform Dress Code & Student Supply list for the upcoming school year. 
 All students are expected to be in compliance throughout the remainder of the school term.  Click here to read the 2015-16 Uniform Dress Code 
 Additional supplies may be requested by your child's teacher, but the provided file is a list of required items that all students will need.
     Student Athletic Packet for All Athletes!     
  Parents:  Any student wishing to participate in an athletic sport for TJMS this school year is required to submit records of receiving a doctor's physical prior to participation that is dated within the past 12 months.  Questions about physicals may be directed to our schools athletic director, Mr. Alston, at charles2.alston@pgcps.org. 


News Alert  PARCC Testing Tips for Parents & Students                       
  Please take a few minutes to review a list of suggested ideas (bilingual) that will help your child in the classroom on the upcoming PARCC test which is replacing the former MSA test.  This test will be administered entirely on the computer.  Please read the provided tips and feel free to contact your child's grade level guidance counselor if you have any further questions/concerns.  Thank you!

Additional information on the PARCC testing can be found on the following websites that have been created by Maryland's Department of Education:
                              Student & Teacher Success Everyday at TJMS!    News Alert
  We are off to a great year here at the Home of the Jaguars!  Please take a minute to view two videos created that capture a snapshot of the many amazing educational experiences and events that are happening here everyday in the classrooms of TJMS. 
Video 1Learning EVERYDAY at Tjms!  Click here to view the video.  
 Video 2: "Red Ribbon Drug Free Week"Click here to view the Red Ribbon Drug-Free Week Video
   Video 3TJMS Drama Production - Feb. 12th, 2015  Click here to view Drama Production Video
                Check out the School Athletic Site!     
  Are you looking for up to date information about athletic events?  Please check out the website link for more athletic information!

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