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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
March 2020   

March 3 - 8th grade Healthy Relationships
March 4
- Early Release
 8th grade Healthy Relationships
March 8 - Daylight Savings Time - spring forward one hour
March 9, 10 & 12 - TSMS cheer tryouts

March 10 -  Shot enrollment forms due

March 11 - Early Release
March 12 - Titan Band Concerts
Parent sponsored 8th grade dance ticket sales, 7:00 am - 7:25 am
Pike-Lincoln Field Trip
March 13 - Kona Ice
Parent sponsored 8th grade dance ticket sales, 7:00 am - 7:25 am
March 16 - 20 - Spring Break - No School
March 23 - First day of Track practice
March 24 - Shot Clinic
March 25 -  Early Release
March 26 - Titan Choir Concerts




April 10 & 13 - No School
May 19 - Inclement Weather make up day-Last day of school



Pizza Hut logo

DOUGH4SCHOOLS

Dine in or carry out at Pizza Hut on the 4th Thursday of the month and 15% of sales go to student activities at TSMS.

Be sure to use the flyer sent home with your student each month.


Office Depot logo

Office Depot gives 5% back to our school for every purchase you make.  Click on the following link, scroll down and start helping our school today!

https://www.officedepot.com/cm/school-supplies/give-back?cm_sp=FooterLinks-_-products-_-5PercentBack

Either type in Moscow Mills to find our school or use our school ID: 70237852

Kroger
LCR3EF KROGER CARD

Kroger Community Rewards makes fundraising easy!  All you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card. The only cost to you is taking the time to link the LCRe Education Foundation to your Plus Card. Set up is as easy!

1.       Go to Kroger.com,

2.       Create an account or login,

3.       Search for Lincoln County R-III Education Foundation or ME564 under Savings & Rewards/Community Rewards, click enroll.


8TH GRADE DANCE
 
(Parent sponsored, not a school event)
Ticket sales for the 8th grade dance will be on sale March 12 and 13 in the Cafeteria before school. The dance will be held April 18.
 
ROBOTICS 

The Robotics Team will be taking applications through the end of the year.  See Mrs. Stephens in Room 414.
 

TITAN HEARTS

Titan Hearts are nominated by students for showing compassion and kindness - A true Titan Heart!  Congratulations to  Sophia Besher, Elizabeth Pillow, Allison Preston, Kurt Plunk, Aven Weaver, Cameron Casso, Ethan Lollar, Lily Robinson, and Macie Hunolt.

Sophia BesherElizabeth PillowAllison Preston
KurtCasso
LollarRobinsonHunolt



COUNSELOR'S CORNER

FREE, LOCAL PARENTING CLASSES & RESOURCES

The Saint Louis Counseling TROY, MO, Office | Call 636-528-5911 to register

March 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2020 | 6:00-8:00 p.m. (4 two-hour classes = one session)
April 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2020 6:00-8:00 p.m. (4 two-hour classes = one session)
May 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2020 6:00-8:00 p.m. (4 two-hour classes = one session)



6th grade and 8th grade (I-Z) Mrs. Stahl

7th grade and 8th grade (A-H) Mrs. Moore

TITANS OF THE MONTH

Teachers are asked to choose a student from their team each month that displays the Titan Way. These students are great role models for other students and value the importance of their education. Congratulations to:    Emmalee Rackley , 6th grade; , Dylan Lawson 7th grade, and Ella Rohde, 8th grade.

RackleyLawson

    

INCLEMENT WEATHERSnowflake

 
School closings will be sent via the district's FREE mobile app, listed on the district website, sent via a parent notification system and posted on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter @Linc_R3.
 
Please tune into these local media outlets:
Channel 2 KTVI
Channel 4 KMOV
Channel 5 KSDK
730 AM
1120 AM
 
Here are a few reminders about inclement weather days. First and Foremost: You Make the Call
You are always the best judge of your own situation and what is best for your child. The District makes our decision on what is best for all students and staff and that decision may not fit your individual situation.
SCIENCE FAIR

TSMS's annual Science Fair was held February 11, 2020.  Below  are the winners in no particular order.

Jocelyn Haynes, Reagan Peters, Chloe Fister, Alyssa Oliver, Brooke Gilbert, Evalena White, Kalea Lewis, Logan Niederer, Reese Hunter, Tyler Ferguson, Bailey Rutledge, Kylie Peeples, Madison Zoellick, Sylvia Charlton, Grace Ezerski, Gavin Harris, Baylee Smith, Lily Reed, Florence Sosa Martinez.  Absent: Masen Cross, Mackenzie Roney, Savannah Roberts 


 
BATTLE OF THE BOOKS

Students from 6th, 7th, and 8th grades competed for a chance to be on TSMS's district Mark Twain Battle of the Books teams.  Teams were asked questions over the books' content.

6th Grade team winners are:

1st Narwhals: Ben Kasten, Gabby Groeper, Alex Higginbotham, Madison Zoellick, Reese Hopkins, Hailey Evans

2nd The Losers Club: Cooper Tignor, Karley Murphy, Logan Niederer, Reid Lorenz, Mackenzie Roney, Lily Reed

7th/8th Grade team winners are:

1st - Smarties:  Cassie Brown, Noel Carney, Bella Graff, Elizabeth Pillow, Morgan Vollrath

2nd - Queens of Hearts:  Sophia Besher, Brianna Matlick, Kayleigh McDonald, Madison Mueller, Brooklyn Myers, Micah Purcell

3rd - Garrett's Angels:  Hanna Easterday, Grace Marischen, Paige Quinones, Ella Rohde, Garrett Rust, Emily Shoemake

ATTENTION 7TH GRADE PARENTS!!!!

3 owls on a limb stating Be wise immunize

If your child is a 7th grader, he/she will need to receive the Meningococcal AND Tdap immunizations BEFORE the beginning of 8th grade! Ask your pediatrician if your child is up to date. You can also check with the nurse to see if she has updated records showing that your student is compliant.  Summer appointments fill up rapidly, so act quickly.


Grace Mattei, RN

 
              SHOT CLINIC Vaccination

TSMS and the Lincoln County Health Department are offering a shot clinic so help insure that your child will be compliant on their immunizations to start the 20-21 school year.  Please CLICK HERE    to sign up before the deadline of March 10.  You may also talk to our school nurse for details.
 
NURSE NOTES Stomach flu
 

We are seeing  A LOT of cases of Gastroenteritis aka the "stomach flu" at TSMS!  Here are some quick facts from WebMD:

What's often called "stomach flu" is gastroenteritis, an infection of the stomach and intestines.  The flu, or influenza, is different.  It causes sore throats, running noses, and general aches and pains.  It rarely causes stomach problems.  Viral infections are the usual cause of gastroenteritis.

Give lots of fluid.  The biggest danger from gastroenteritis is dehydration from the vomiting and diarrhea.  Water is good, sports drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade are okay for school age children.  Electrolyte solutions such as Pedialyte are the best for young children and infants or for any age when the vomiting or diarrhea are persistent and long lasting.  Stay away from milk, acidic juices and caffeine.

Introduce food slowly.  Once your child is able to keep fluids down, think BRAT:  give bananas, bread, rice, applesauce, and toast.  Of course chicken noodle soup and crackers are eventually a good addition.

Skip over-the-counter meds.  The vomiting and diarrhea are the body's way to fight the infection by getting rid of everything.  Anti-diarrhea and anti-vomiting meds can actually cause the infection to last longer.  Ibuprofen can upset the stomach even more, so Tylenol is the best choice if you need to reduce a fever.  Stick with bland foods and lots of fluids!
As always prevention is key.  Good soap and water hand washing is the absolute best prevention.

Finally, if your student is recovering from the "stomach flu"  PLEASE keep them at home until they are able to keep food down with NO vomiting for at least 24 hours and are fever free for 24 hours!  This will help reduce the spread of the virus.

Nurse Grace

Grace Mattei, RN

                              Kindergarten

REGISTRATION

Know an incoming kindergarten student? We are looking for the class of 2033! Kindergarten registration begins January 20. Help us prepare for this incoming class by spreading the word.Students fully registered by March 15 will receive a $10 meal credit.Students must be five years of age by July 31, 2020. Full details on registration can be found at www.troy.k12.mo.us/register.


 TRACK FOR 7TH & 8TH GRADE STUDENTS

Track and field with winged shoe

 

 Troy South Track practice will begin on Monday, March 23, 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Athletes must have the required physical paperwork and signed student athletic handbook on file and meet grade requirements in order to participate.

 
AAA

AAA is a reward program for students who maintain 92% or higher attendance, have no discipline referrals, and have not had a D or F during the specified
period of time.

tTerm    Cut off  Date        Reward Date   Location  
Quarter 3 December 17 - February 27       March 5    On Campus
Quarter 4 March 12 -  April 30       May 12 & 13    TBD

The dates and locations can change due to weather, school schedule and facility availability.
 
WAYS TO HELP YOUR SCHOOL
Box Tops for EducationCoke Codes
    Pizza Hut
Give back to school Office Depot





1.  Collect BoxTops and Coke codes from bottle caps & cartons and Poweraid bottle lids, then turn into the office.

2.    We also receive a 5% rebate on purchase from Office Depot, just go to the website.

3.  Participate in Pizza Hut for schools on the 4th Thursday of the month.   

DARE DANCE SCHEDULE 2019/2020
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Lincoln County Fair Grounds
7-10 pm
6th and 7th graders
$5 admission           


2019/2020 School Year

September 6 and 20
October 4 and 18
November 8 and 15
December 13
January 10 and 24
February 7 and 28
March 13 and 27
April 3 and 17
May 1

           
Dr. Amy Salvo, Principal
Matt Goodlet, Ed. S., Assistant Principal for 7th & 8th Grades
Ashley Higgins,  Assistant Principal for 6th Grade and Athletic Director
@TSMSAD                         @HigginsAP 
200 South Campus Road, Moscow Mills, MO 63362
Phone - 636-462-5125                                                          Fax -   636-462-5126 
twitter @TroyMiddleSchool               Website -
http://www.troy.k12.mo.us/

200 S. Campus Rd
Moscow Mills, MO 63362
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