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The Three-Day Week

Friday, October 16, 2020

The Three-Day Week

Did you know that there was a desperate time in British history where the ‘Three-Day Week’ was established by the ‘Industrial Action’ (a cult name for UK’s coal mine strikers) to conserve electricity. From January […]
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Fall…and optimism are in the air

Friday, October 9, 2020

Fall…and optimism are in the air

Cooper School middle schoolers thought about the glass being half full this week. In advisory, we took a quiz to see how optimistic we really are and discussed ways we can improve our optimistic lenses. […]
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Turning the Page, Starting a New Chapter!

Friday, October 2, 2020

Turning the Page, Starting a New Chapter!

I found this quote this week and I wanted to share, “There comes a day where you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much […]
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Wonder, wonder on the wall

Friday, September 25, 2020

Wonder, wonder on the wall

Wonder, wonder on the wall, what’s the most interesting of them all…?  Middle School scholars have been exploring their own wonders, but also taking the role as “the experts” as they answer the Kindergarteners’ and […]
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Singing in the Rain

Friday, September 18, 2020

Singing in the Rain

This week we encountered a little bit of foul weather, yet we did not let that stop us from singing and dancing in the rain! We are thankful the rain held off for the most […]
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Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork

You’ve probably all experienced a team getting better over time and a team getting worse or even falling apart. In middle school classrooms, we have been working on making our teams strong to help us […]
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T because We Are Family!

Friday, September 4, 2020

R-E-S-P-E-C-T because We Are Family!

This week was an engaging time for all learners to better understand their role within the TCSMS family. Your child was able to discuss, and define the true meaning of respect. We came up with […]
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First Week of TCSMS

Friday, August 28, 2020

First Week of TCSMS

Middle school scholars got to discuss what a true middle schooler looks like at TCSMS (which they decided would be a better acronym in comparison to TCMS.) After surveying student opinions, we decided that middle […]
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Footsteps Through Our Positivity Garden!

Friday, March 13, 2020

Footsteps Through Our Positivity Garden!

Optimism- This week, we introduced our new Social-Emotional Learning Unit: Optimism! We began by creating footprints with the things we can be optimistic about, such as school, sports, friends, family, and more. Then, we tied […]
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Poetic Intrigue

Friday, March 6, 2020

Poetic Intrigue

Poetry- This week, we began our Poetry Reading and Writing Units. We were inspired by One Line Reflections. After pulling a single line from poems by Lewis Carroll, A.A. Milne, Margarita Engle, Eugene Field, and […]
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