TCMS to host 6th grade academy on Aug. 2-4, register by July 15

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All incoming sixth grade students are invited to attend the Sixth Grade Academy program at Trimble County Middle School, which will be held Aug. 2-4.

The Academy is a three-day event designed to introduce incoming sixth grade students to everyday life at TCMS. Students attending the Academy will have the opportunity to learn the expectations and procedures of TCMS while being the only students in the building as well as the only students with access to the following information prior to the first day of school:

•Agenda information and procedures

•Tours of Trimble County Middle School  in scavenger hunt format

•Locker assignment/locker combination practice opening and organizing your locker

•TCMS Reach Expectations

•Rules and procedures

•Class schedule information–Learn the names of your teachers and your fellow classmates

•Some required class materials will be distributed

The Academy will help provide incoming sixth grade students the information needed to begin the school year with confidence. A completed registration form is required for students attending the Academy and must be returned to TCMS no later than Friday, July 15.  Students may be dropped off for the Academy at the front of the school and picked up there as well.  All bus drop offs and pickups will be in the back of the building.

The following are supplies that sixth graders will be required to have and may choose to bring to put in their lockers during the Academy.

All students: two 2-inch binders (one each for reading and math), a composition notebook for math, plastic pocket folders and a calculator – TI 30X (please make sure it has the student’s name on it).

Girls: A pack of 8-10 markers to be given to the homeroom teacher, two glue sticks and hand sanitizer.

Boys: A pack of 12 colored pencils to be given to the homeroom teacher, two boxes of tissues and a pack of copy paper.