Tomball Intermediate School A Tomball ISD Campus
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2013-2014 Parent Survey

Attention: The 2013-2014 Parent Survey is now ready for your input! You can access the survey through links on your campus’s homepage or on the District website. The survey is available in both English and Spanish and will be open until midnight on May 7, 2014.

Atención: ¡Laencuesta para Padres del año escolar 2013-2014 ya está lista para su opinión!  Puede tener acceso a la encuesta a través del enlace en la página principal del campus o en la página web del distrito. La encuesta está disponible en Inglés y español.  Estará abierta hasta la medianoche del 7 de mayo del 2014.

Survey Link

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TISDParentCommunitysurvey1314

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Tomball Junior High Athletics

Attention: All 6th grade students attending Tomball Junior High School that will participate in athletics, there will be an important meeting on Tuesday, April 29th at THS auditorium at 6:30 pm.

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Adventures in Life

Adventures in Life is an awesome experience for our 5th and 6th grade students at Tomball Intermediate School.  It will be held on Friday May 16th and requires lots of volunteers.  The students will attend 3 sessions in the afternoon based on their career choice.  We have a veternarian, lawyer, police officer, and dance instructor just to name a few.  We are so thankful to our Tomball PTO for hosting this event for our students!

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5th Grade Orientation

Tomball Intermediate School is hosting an orientation for all incoming 5th graders for the 2014-2015 school year.  The date/time is Monday, May 5th from 6:30-7:30.  All parents and students will meet in the TIS Auditorium.  We are looking forward to meeting you!!!!!!

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Solo Competition

We held our First Annual 6th Grade Solo Competition this past Friday!  The 7 students who participated all got top scores (all 1's) from the 3 guest judges!

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Make Up Day For Students

The school year will be extended by one day to make up a canceled school day due to inclement weather in January.  The weather make up day for students will be June 5.  Therefore, on June 4, students will attend school all day and June 5 will be an early dismissal day.

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Think Through Math Winner

Molli Thompson won a $50 Amazon Gift Card for her article that she submitted to Think Through Math.  She wrote about how she uses math in every day life.  Way to go Molly!

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2014-2015 School Calendar

The 2014-2015 School Calendar has been approved by the Board of Trustees.  To view the calendar, please click on the Calendars tab located on our homepage.  

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5th grade GT Showcase

On December 18thTIS hosted our first annual GT showcase for 5thgrade.  Students conducted research on a travel destination and then made numerous informed decisions regarding concerns such as how to travel, where to stay, and what to visit.  The students created a daily itinerary, a travel-expense chart, a computer-generated graph of travel-related facts, and a travel memoir regarding his or her travel “experiences”.  Students stamped family, friends, and other guests passport after presenting his or his finished project. 

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TIS earns Distinctions
Tomball Intermediate School has earned the Texas Education Agency's new rating system "Met Standard" status for the 2013 school year.  In addition, we earned the "Distinction" recognition in all three available categories for the 5th and 6th grade Middle School level in: 1)Performing in the Top 25% in comparison to other like schools in the state, 2)Performance in Reading, and 3)Performance in Math.  Congratulations to our students, teachers, and staff for all of your hard work and dedication to achievement.  We know we'll continue the tradition of excellence at Tomball Intermediate this year as well!
 Welcome to Tomball Intermediate ~ Where Champions Are Made!
 
TIS Mission Statement
We work together with purpose, skill and pride so that all students can achieve success.
 
TIS Vision Statement
Tomball Intermediate will create a reflective culture of collaboration, high expectations and mutual respect for all members of our learning community.
 
 
 
Important Information for all students~
 
**Spring Fundraiser envelopes & booklets are due.  Return them to Mrs. Ellington asap.**
THANK YOU for the support of the Spring fundraiser by helping us 'scratch' our way to a new, digital marquee for the front of the school!!   We appreciate the return of the cards in the sealed envelopes to Mrs. Ellington.
AWESOME prizes from PTO: 
*The class turning in the most envelopes/highest participation in each grade level earns a Pizza Party!
*The envelopes returned with $50.00 in 'scratch off' sales earns a chance for 1 of 4 $25.00 iTunes Gift Cards!
*The top 'scratch off's sales earns an iPad!!!
 
First Thursday of every month is TIS Spirit Night at Frey's Backyard Cafe' on 2920.  Plan to enjoy the fun with family and friends from TIS! 

*Continue to monitor the campus calendar to follow upcoming dates and campus wide events.

 

Key Communication~

-2013-14 Watch DOGS ~ Thank you to all of the amazing men that have come to TIS and participated! Our sign up board looks great and we continue to welcome any Dads Of Great Students and/or positive male role models in our student's lives who would like to get involved. Please email Mr. Cavazos at: franciscocavazos@tomballisd.net or call the school and ask for Mr. Cavazos.

-In order to volunteer at TISD campuses: in your child's classroom, as a Watchdog, or in any capacity, you must have a background check run every year. Tomball ISD has created a "volunteer" position on their job board where you will need to log in to "apply". The district will send reports back to our school as people are approved to volunteer. You may access the information here: https://tomball.cloud.talentedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=717

 

-The district has provided a link under 'Risk Management' on the TISD website that gives information to parents who would like to look into purchasing accident coverage for their son or daughter. If you have any questions please feel free to call: Rich Vela, Director of Risk Management at 281-357-3100 X2048.


 


Important New Student Registration Information:
 
You can complete the online registration by visiting http://link.tomballisd.net/Parent.
 
Documents needed to register your child:
1. Proof of residency (electricity bill, gas bill, etc.) or Affidavit of Residency
2. Child’s birth certificate
3. Driver's License
4. Shot Records
 
We will not be able to register your child without the documents listed above. Thank you in advance for your preparation.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you are new to TISD and are residing with family or friends, you MUST obtain an Affidavit of Residency. Please call 281.357.3100 x2079 to schedule an appointment with our Central Office. We will not be able to register your child until you are given an Affidavit of Residency.


Please remember that you must have your driver’s license with you to pick up your child early from school. This is a safety measure that has been implemented throughout the entire district. Also, if you ask someone else to pick up your child, they must be on the student release sheet. Again, this is for your child’s safety.

Thank you in advance for your support and cooperation!

SCHOOL STARTS AT 7:35 AND ENDS AT 2:40 DAILY  ** Tardies will include daily late arrival and persistent early dismissal subject to TISD Code of Conduct.