Career Day June 12th: Presenters & Volunteers Needed
TJMS will be hosting a Career Day for students on Friday, June 12th from 9:00am - 11:00am. We are looking for working professionals, college or graduate students/university representatives, and/or members of the military to come in and speak with our scholars. We are also in need of volunteers to help with setup, registration table, etc. Please help us make this day a success by recommending the event to anyone who would be interested in attending. If you are able to assist, please print out the attached form and return it to Mrs. Ruffin in the Guidance Department no later than May 29th, 2015. You may also contact Mrs. Ruffin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-918-8680 with any questions. Thank you for your support!
Encore Class Registration Information
TJMS will be using an online app to collect Encore (elective) class choices for the 2015-16 school year. A letter was sent home with your child on May 8th detailing the process for registration. Please click here to read this letter. While these classes are not guaranteed due to certain limitations, submitting this online form will increase your child's chance of enrolling in the electives they wish to participate in.
High School Course Requests via Family Portal
Please read the attached letter from our Guidance Dept. about how to view high school courses via family portal.
A Special Thank You to the TJMS PTSA
Thank you very much for the wonderful breakfast sponsored by the PTSA that was held during Teacher Appreciation Week. We would all like to thank the members and students involved who helped make it a successful event. Please consider joining the PTSA and learn how you can help support your child in school!
Free Science Summer Camp Opportunity for Students
Please take a look at the flyers for the chance to send your child to a week long Science Workshop at the University of Maryland! More information is provided on the flyers for when the program will be held and how to register your child. We hope you take advantage of this opportunity! Innoworks Summer Flyer/ Innoworks Summer Flyer (Spanish)
Late Yearbook Purchases
The deadline has passed to purchase a yearbook. If you were unable to secure a copy and would still like one, a limited supply of extras were ordered and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please do not call the school and ask to reserve a copy. The yearbook staff will distribute copies to the students who ordered a copy first. Students will be notified at school via morning and afternoon announcements about when any extra yearbook copies that still remain will be sold. Thank you for your support!
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
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.
Delay/Cancellation 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!
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.
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
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!
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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