It has certainly been a busy week with Tabor Talks, the General MTMS PTA Meeting, and the SE Guiding Coalition Open House on top of all the other work, life, and distance learning balancing act that takes place in our daily lives. Phew! It definitely feels like it is time for a break. Thank you… Continue reading Week of Nov. 16th – 20th
General PTA Meeting Tuesday, November 17, 2020; 6:30-8:00pm Please join us this coming Tuesday for the second general PTA meeting of the school year. You do not have to be a PTA member to attend. We encourage and welcome all members of the Mt. Tabor Middle School community to attend. The first 30 minutes of… Continue reading Week of November 9th – 13th
Phew! What a week. I know my household is feeling the success and relief of making it through quarter one of the school year. We are also feeling the pressure of keeping up the pace for the next quarter. We will definitely celebrate making it through the quarter this evening and weekend, while also catching… Continue reading Week of Nov. 2nd to 6th
Another week, another month in the books. I hope everyone is enjoying the cooler fall days and getting outside to enjoy the still shining sun. As we head into Halloween weekend, however you and your family observe this time of year, I hope you find a safe, fun, and joyous way to celebrate. I know… Continue reading Week of October 26th – 30th
As cooler weather moves into the area this weekend, it is a great time to purchase some cozy sweatshirts and hoodies to keep your students (and you!) warm this fall and winter. A portion of the sales come back to the PTA, which in turn is used to benefit the Mt. Tabor Middle School community.… Continue reading Week of October 19th-23rd
BottleDrop!!! A great way to raise funds for Mt. Tabor Middle School PTA. If you are a committed PTA member or follower, you may have noticed the weekly newsletter (this website post) usually goes out on Sunday evening and it was missing this past week. We have decided to change the day we publish the… Continue reading Week of October 12th – 16th
We have made it through the first month of school! It is hard to believe we are moving into the first full week of October. It feels like my household is starting to settle into the schedule and routine of distance learning. I hope this week finds you all adjusting to school-time routines. We all… Continue reading This week: October 5th – 9th
Looks like we have a wonderful week of weather ahead! And as we march toward Fall, I watch my child – and I imagine all of our kids – marching forward, growing, and learning how to adjust to different times. I hope that each of you are finding moments of victory, and taking a beat… Continue reading This week at MTMS: September 28th – October 3rd
We had a great turnout for the First PTA of the ’20-’21 school year. Thank you to everybody who turned out and who stepped up to volunteer. This year is going to challenge us in unique ways but with all of the support I saw last week – I am so confident that we can… Continue reading This week at MTMS: September 21 – 25
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th @ 6:30PM Virtual Meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89870796538?pwd=N0JkVG5obzJyUkI3bjF2R0dCdkt0Zz09 Meeting ID: 898 7079 6538Passcode: H7qswE Look forward to seeing you there!
Greetings Mt. Tabor Families and PTA Current and Future Members! I hope this finds you off to a smooth start to our children’s second week of Virtual Learning. My family has learned a thing or two from the first week, and we continue to be headed rapidly up the steep learning curve, hopefully to a… Continue reading MTMS: Soft Start, Week #2
Welcome back, Mt. Tabor!!! I don’t know about you, but I have been vacillating between excitement and anxiety as this week has gotten closer and closer. I have been comforted by the virtual meetings led by our new Principal, Tonya Arnold and her Team. I actually feel like I might be ready – as ready… Continue reading School Days, School Daze!
Food All school districts are still offering breakfast and lunch to any kids 1-18 at participating locations: www.kgw.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/food-meals-schools-portland-closed-coronavirus/283-f54b65f9-eeb8-4854-b7a9-f0fc9d61aab2 You can use SNAP benefits to have groceries delivered from Amazon and Walmart (though a delivery fee will be charged): pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/455303-371419-oregonians-can-now-order-groceries-online-with-food-stamps Restaurants offering free lunches for kids while supplies last: Laughing Planet (all locations) is providing free kid’s meals to… Continue reading Message from the Principal: Resources for Families
What a week! Snow, Pandemics, cancelled school – to name a few. As we now know that school is cancelled until at least April 1st. I have been seeing lots of resources and kind offers of help and collaboration over the last couple of days on the Mt. Tabor Parents Facebook page, Next Door and… Continue reading School closed until April 1st…
MTMS – Did you know that there are TWO DIFFERENT “First Day of Spring”s? The more commonly referred to is the astronomical first day of the season and falls near the end of March (March 20th, to be precise and it is associated with the vernal equinox). The other “First Day of Spring” is known… Continue reading This Week at MTMS: March 2nd – 6th
Greetings Mt Tabor! We have two major things coming up that deserve at least a look – Trailblazers are sponsoring another MTMS Community Night and the final Race Matters Workshop are both coming up soon. Check out the details below! ONGOING/UPCOMING EVENTS: Race Matters: Thursday, March 5th at Taborspace 5:30pm Mt. Tabor Middle School Community… Continue reading This week at MTMS: February 24 – 28th
I hope that you all had a wonderful Valentine’s Day, and even though this message is belated – it’s never a bad time to share the love. With that in mind, I want to give a quick shout out to our Community Partners – in particular our Dine ‘n’ Donate Program Partners: Pizzicato, Cricket Cafe,… Continue reading This Week at MTMS: February 18-21st
Happy February, Mt Tabor! Did you all catch that SKY last week?? WOW! In celebration, we are having a PTA Meeting… Just Kidding. We were already planning one, but we sure look forward to seeing you there this week! THIS WEEK ONLY: PTA General Meeting, Tuesday, February 4th @ 6:30pm ONGOING/UPCOMING EVENTS: Mt. Tabor Middle… Continue reading This Week at MTMS: February 3rd- 7th
Greetings Mt Tabor! I hope that your January is wrapping up nicely. This week is a big one for the “Foodies” amongst us as we have a Double Header for Dine n’ Donate on Wednesday, January 29th. In addition, next Tuesday, we have our General PTA Meeting. Hope to see you at all! THIS WEEK… Continue reading This week at MTMS: January 28th – 31st
Mt. Tabor Middle School… it appears we have a Jazz Band. The PTA voted last week to help fundraise to support the return of Jazz Band to our school community. Practice times, teachers and all of the exciting details are yet to be hammered out – but know that it is coming!! HOORAY!! On another… Continue reading This Week at MTMS: December 9th – 13th
I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday this past week. Personally, I am finding myself still playing a bit of catch-up. But before we look forward to the coming week- a hearty THANK YOU to those that helped feed our teachers on Conference Days! The teachers appreciated the effort and hopefully many of you… Continue reading This Week at MTMS : December 2nd – 6th
We will be having a previously unscheduled PTA Meeting on Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30pm to discuss two topic: The formation of a Jazz Band at Mt Tabor Middle School and the funding of such The integration of the Mt. Tabor Middle School PTA and the Mt Tabor Middle School Foundation Please attend these meetings… Continue reading Flash PTA Meeting – Scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd @ 6:30pm
Opportunity + Preparedness = Success. Parent Teacher Conferences is the opportunity to review your child’s progress and help prepare for continued success for the school year to come. PTA is providing a sign-up sheet for Mt Tabor parents to support the teachers & staff (approx. 60) during this conference by supplying lunch on Nov. 25. It would be helpful… Continue reading VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!! Help needed for lunches for Teachers on Conference Day 11/25!