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ALICE Training – October 19th

School Safety Training 10/19/2018 Safety of students and staff is of the upmost importance to Springfield Public Schools, and while tragic and highly covered by media, school violence is actually quite rare. We at SPS are acutely aware of the … Continue reading

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District Wide TAG (Talented and Gifted) Testing

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Springfield Public Schools will hold their district wide Fall TAG Testing at Ridgeview Elementary School. The TAG test assesses whether or not your child is at the 97%ile or above in the areas of Reading, Math, … Continue reading

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Thurston After School Academy

Thurston Middle and Willamalane are proud to offer an after school program that is open to all TMS students! Grades 6-8. More than just an after-school program, Thurston After School Academy offers intentional academic support that encourages academic growth by … Continue reading

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Welcome New Staff to TMS!

TMS welcomes new staff this year!  We are excited for our 18-19 School Year! Ashley Banks- 8th Grade Math/Science Mindy Henricks- Administrative Secretary Kendra Litalien- 6th Grade Language Arts/Social Studies Steven Twomey- 8th Grade Language Arts/Social Studies Francesca Wilson- 7th … Continue reading

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Oregon Health Plan Coverage

The Oregon Health Plan is now open to more children and teens, regardless of immigration status.  OHP is free health coverage for Oregonians who meet income and other criteria. It covers many health care services such as check-ups, tooth fillings, … Continue reading

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School Attendance

School attendance matters!  There are only a few reasons that are acceptable for “Excused Absence”: Illness Death in the Family Medical Appointment (please bring a note from Doctor) Reasons that are considered “unexcused” include haircuts, birthdays or other family celebrations, … Continue reading

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U OF O SAIL PROGRAM

SUMMER ACADEMY TO INSPIRE LEARNING What’s SAIL all about? SAIL is an innovative pipeline program that helps local eighth through twelfth graders prepare for college. SAIL offers free one-week summer camps, where students learn about various subjects from distinguished University … Continue reading

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Peachjar is here!

Our District is partnering with an electronic flyer information system called Peachjar.  We at TMS will be using this to help share information instead of the old traditional newsletter.  The flyers are specifically designed to work well with the modern smart … Continue reading

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Outdoor School Photos are Posted!!!

Great pics of our June 2017 6th Grade Outdoor School Program are posted.  Please go to our 6th Grade Outdoor School page and check out the link for the pictures of both 1st and 2nd Session, as well as fun … Continue reading

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School Transfer Information

2019-2020 TRANSFER WINDOWS High Priority Transfers:     Begin accepting WITHIN DISTRICT student High Priority transfer requests January 7 through January 31, 2019. Open Enrollment Transfers:   Begin accepting Open Enrollment transfer requests March 1 to April 1, 2019 (both Within and Into … Continue reading

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