AVID 7 is an application based class which will be offered 1st period during terms 2 & 3.
Both forms are required before tryouts or participation on an athletic team at TJMS.
8th Grade Parents: If you had the opportunity to look at your student’s yearbook from last year, you know that the congratulatory ad section is one of the most popular sections. The ads give family and friends a chance to express their ...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Royal J Orientation Meeting Announcement:
Good Morning Jaguars!
I have some questions for you to think about . . .
Are you an athlete, are you in the Band class before school, do you like to help teachers in their classrooms, are you concerned about the community and wish you could help it in some way, do you maintain high grades in school, do you want to join a club? Many of you probably answered “yes” to many of these questions.
So, I am here to tell you a little bit about the Royal J Honor Society! The Royal J is the highest honor you can achieve here at Toby Johnson Middle School. You can earn the highest honor just by being you! If you answered “yes” to many of the questions I just asked, then you’re already on your way to become a Royal J member—all you have to do is fill in some paper work and document your personal successes and our school will recognize your achievements in an exclusive ceremony that is held only twice per year.
To achieve the Royal J, students will be required to attend meetings (at least one a term), maintain a 3.0 GPA, and complete 16 hours in six of eight areas of your choice which include school service, class achievement, the arts, athletics, scholastic achievement, leadership, club participation, and community service. All Royal J recipients, once they have completed the requirements, will be honored in a formal ceremony where your friends and family come and celebrate your accomplishments (and hear all about how awesome you are!)
If you’re interested in getting more information about Royal J, come to the orientation meeting next Wednesday, September 3rd, at 8:00 in MG6 with Ms. Emison. In order to join Royal J, you must first attend an orientation meeting. Orientation meetings are held only once per term.
One last VERY IMPORTANT thing: If you are an 8th grader, this is the final opportunity you have to join Royal J! You must attend this orientation meeting if you want to join Royal J as an 8th grader. [8/29]
Regular Royal J Meeting ANNOUNCEMENT:
Attention current Royal J members: the next regular Royal J meeting will be held next Wednesday, September 3 in room MH8 with Mrs. Rashid at 8:00 am. Come pick up forms, ask questions, submit petitions, and check your files. Remember, Royal J Members MUST attend and sign in at least one meeting per term in order to stay eligible for obtaining their Royal J Awards. [8/29]
AVID 7 ANNOUNCEMENTS:
7th graders - Want to improve your organization, reading, writing and questioning skills? Do you have a desire to attend college immediately out of high school? Do you have average to above average grades? Then AVID 7 might be for you. AVID 7 applications are now being accepted pick up an application in student services, in room MJ 7 or on school loop. Please see Mrs. Wallace Ussery in MJ 7 for questions. [8/29]
Mark your calendars! All students interested in auditioning for this fall’s musical, Seussical Jr. will need to attend a workshop on Wednesday, September 10th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on the stage. Applications will be available soon! Please see Ms. Spinelli if you have any questions. [8/29 - 9/4]
They’re back! Yep, SMENCILS are back with new scents, like lemon lime fizz, pink bubble gum, strawberry cupcake, jelly donut and cotton candy, just to name a few. You also get your choice of either a wacky sports or whimsical character topper all for just $2. Help support our reading club Battle of the Books by stopping at the library’s front desk and purchase one or more of these scent infused pencils. And don’t forget, SMENCILS are made from recycled newspapers so you’re also helping the environment one SMENCIL at a time! [8/29 – 9/5]
Attention all girls interested in trying out for the Toby Johnson volleyball team… The first day of try outs will be on Monday, September 8th! Tryouts will go from 3:15-4:45 and will go through Wednesday, September 10th. It is important for you to attend ALL three days! You must have a current physical and EGUSD Head Injury and Concussion form, please bring your form with you when you try out! No forms, NO TRY OUT! This is a district policy! All forms can be found on School Loop or on the district website. Please come to try outs ready to move! If you have further questions please see Mr. Siever. [8/29 - 9/8]