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 Make a Splash YB Cover 2014-15 2014-15 Yearbooks available for online purchase!                 
 
 
The 2014-15 Yearbook is off to a great start!  The winning cover has already been selected by our 8th grade scholars that is pictured above.  Yearbook sales will be completed via Online Sales Purchases only this year.  Yearbooks are available for $25 each with bundle options available.  This would make for a great gift for your loved one to tell them that they will be receiving their very own full-color school yearbook this Spring before the school year ends.
 
Please visit the following website and enter Yearbook ID Code to purchase today:  12074615.  https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/ 
 
 
 
 
Black History Month Program:  Family Welcome to Attend   Black History Month
The staff and students of Thomas Johnson Middle School would like to invite you to our annual Black History Program on Friday at 9:20 am. There will be a celebration in the arts commemorating the contributions of African-American culture. It would be our pleasure to have you attend our program. If you plan on attending, please contact Mr. Pleasant ( joshua.pleasant@ pgcps.org) or Ms. Harris (Willa.harris@pgcps.org) prior to the event via e-mail.
 
 
 
Fundraiser ImageTexas Roadhouse Fundraiser:  February 26th, 4:00 - 9:00pm                         
 
  Please visit Texas Roadhouse on February 26th from 4:00 - 9:00pm at the Bowie, MD location to support our schools PTSA fundraiser.  The school will receive 10% or more of the total bill.  Credit is received for all eat in and take out orders during this time.  Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing everyone out for a fun evening!  Please print the attached flyer to help our school receive credit for the fundraiser!
 
 
 
               Upcoming Parent Workshops for February & March, 2015   News Alert   
 
  Below is a list of FREE Parent Workshops being held at TJMS during the months of February and March, 2015.  Please check back on the TJMS Website for updates and/or additions to the list.  Students are welcome to attend as well with their parent.  We look forward to seeing you all here soon!
 
  •  To Be Rescheduled- Technology Workshop, Rm. 209 (Assistance with Schoolmax, Edmodo & any other technology concerns)
     
  •  To Be Rescheduled- African American Heritage Program
     
  •  February 25th - Math& PARCC Info Night 6:00 - 8:00
       
  •  February 25th- Special Educ. Parent Night 5:00 - 8:30
     
  •  March 10th- PTSA Meeting Starting at 6:30pm
     
  •  March 11th- Using Google Apps for Productivity 4:00pm
     
  •  March 18th- Supporting Scholars with e-learning at Home 4:00pm
 
            Schoolmax and Edmodo Parent Workshop:  New Date TBA  News Alert    
 
  An after-school workshop will be offered for parents and students who need assistance with accessing Schoolmax and Edmodo.  The workshop will be held in Room 209. Please plan to arrive early so we are able to help everyone that needs assistance with logging into Schoolmax and Edmodo.  A new date will be shared as soon as it is available.
 
 
 
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:
  
  
  
 

            Support the TJMS School Apparel Fundraiser Fundraiser Image   

 
  Please click here to read more about the t-shirt sale and to print out the order form.  Please disregard the food fundraiser attached to this file as that sale has already completed.  All questions and payment should be submitted to Ms. West. 
 
 
 
 
 
weather  Winter Weather Information for PGCPS      
 
  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
  
  
 
 
                              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 new School Newsletter and Athletic Site!                           
 
  Have you received the weekly school newsletter from your child?  Are you looking for up to date information about athletic events?  Please check out the website links in the yellow toolbar on the left for up to date information!  
 
 
 
 
                                  Updated Uniform Dress Code for the 2014-15 School Year                 
 
 Parents & Students, please take a moment to read the following Uniform Dress Code policy for the upcoming school year.  All students are expected to be in compliance starting August 25th (Orientation Day for 6th grade) throughout the remainder of the school term.  Please read carefully as certain changes have occurred and we want all students prepared for the first day of school.

 
 
              Student Supply List for 2014-15 School Year      
 
  Please click here to read the Student Supply List to help prepare your child for the upcoming school year.  Additional supplies may be requested by your child's teacher in some cases, but the provided file is a list of required items that all students will need. 
 
 

                                    SGA Anti-Bullying Campaign held at TJMS Anti-bully image     

 

 The Student Government Association (SGA) sponsored an Anti-Bullying campaign at TJMS.  The response and activities throughout the event have been terrific!  A video was created by the SGA and scholars from TJMS that we wanted to share with the community.  
 Please click here to view the video!

 

 

              PTSA logo   Please Consider Joining the PTSA                                 

Thank you to everyone who attended the first PTSA meeting at TJMS.  If you were unable to attend and would like to receive more information about the great organization: Please click here for more information on the PTSA  

 

 

  Mandatory Dress Code and Student Supply Info 

The 2014-15 Information page has been created to assist parents with preparing their scholar for the first day of school.  Mandatory Dress Code and Student Supply List information is now available. We will continue to share important information throughout the year so we encourage you to check-in periodically for new postings!


 

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