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!
Join us February 23rd for our Black History Program and STEM Family Night
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.
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.
No School for Students: February 12th & February 15th Parents & Guardians: Students will not be in school on Friday, February 12th or Monday, February 15th.
Parent Notification: Use of E-Cigarettes within PGCPS
TJMS STEM Team earns multiple awards at Final Frontiers Competition
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.
ELO 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
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!
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.
Uniform Dress Code & Student Supply List for 2015-16 School Year
& Students, please take a moment to read the following Uniform
Dress Code & Student Supply list for the upcoming school year.
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 email@example.com.
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!
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.
We produce quality scholars yearly!
Every Scholar • Every Class • Every Day
Higher Order Learning Leads to Achievement