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Art Club

7 months ago

TMS offers two Art Clubs, one for 7th graders and one for 8th graders. 

The Art Club:
 

  •  Gives students a creative outlet
  •  Allows students to meet with peers who have similar interests
  •  Creates projects that beautify our school
  •  Offers different project themes every year
  •  Provides a project for students to keep
 

Please contact Club Sponsors Mrs. Rebecca Speech (7th grade) and Mrs. Maureen Boda (8th grade) for more information.

B.R.A.V.E.

7 months ago

Sponsors:
Carley Burke-  cburke@troy30c.org
Staci Dahlberg- sdahlberg@troy30c.org

Chess Club

6 months ago

Sponsor: Rayleen Grossi- rgrossi@troy30c.org

Computer Club

7 months ago

Welcome to Troy Computer Club

This club is for students who enjoy using multimedia for creative projects and fun activities, and would like to learn or to teach and share ideas about what’s new and hot in different areas of technology; the internet, social media, radio & TV, mobile technology/computer apps, video and computer games (Xbox, PSP, Nintendo DS, WII etc.). There will be expert presentations and at least one field trip that will expose students to what’s new in technology that is used in entertainment, information delivery, education, transportation, law enforcement, firefighting, the medical field, and many more.
Meetings are held on Thursdays between 2:30 and 4:00pm
Meeting Dates:

October:    23rd, 30th

November: 6th, 13th,  20th  

December: 4th,  11th, 18th     
January: 15th, 22nd, 29th
Febuary: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
(More dates/details to come later)

If you have any questions, please contact:
Mr. David Adjokatcher
Tel:(815) 230 9920 Ext: 4210            
email:  dadjokatcher@troy30c.org

Coding Club

6 months ago

Sponsor : Ron Sarver- rsarver@troy30c.org

Gardening Club

7 months ago

garden club sign

Sponsor: Barb Will-Henn- bwillhenn@troy30c.org

garden imagry

Garden ClubMeets through out the year on designated and scheduled days

Goals:

- Maintain and Improve the beauty and usefulness of School Garden Boxes

- Learn about and understand sustainable gardening

- Learn about and promote home gardening

- Become aware of global impact of environmental care

For more information contact
Dr. Barbara Will-Henn
bwillhenn@troy30c.org
x4110

Literacy Club

7 months ago

Literacy Club

Who says reading has to be a quiet, independent activity? Great books are meant to be shared!

Literacy Club is a great way to get involved at TMS, share awesome books and make new friends!

The Literacy Club meets after school on Thursdays in the TMS LRC.

Our first book we chose to read together is Trapped, by Michael Northrop.

 

Dates:

September 24th
October 1st, 8th, 22nd and 29th
November 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th

December 3rd, 10th and 17th
January 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

February 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th

Sponsor: Amy Lange- 

alange@troy30c.org  

Mathletes

13 days ago

         

Mathletes

Mathletes is club for students who enjoy challenging math problems, learning about advanced math, and competing with other schools in math competitions.

Mathletes will be starting soon in October 2015 and will finish in April 2016.

Mathletes will meet on Thursday after school in room 110.    Practice is 2:35 - 4:00 and transportation on the activity bus is provided.

Competition Calendar

 Feb 8 – Joliet West Mu Alpha Theta Math Competition   (during school day)

    8:00 - 11:30  parents welcome to attend awards portion which typically starts 10:30 a.m.
First Place Overall Winners at Mid-High Math Competition!

  • March 1     MathCON – Qualifying Exam at school during day
  • Apr  9 - DPVC Martino
  •  Apr  - MathCON (if invited) at UIC Chicago
Practice Calendar

Thursdays

Nov 16 & 30

Dec 7 & 14

Jan 4  & 18

Feb 1, 15, 22

March 1, 8, & 15

 
   
 

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Will-Henn - bwillhenn@troy30c.org


         

Project Infinite Green

7 months ago

Project Infinite Green is an afterschool program that immerses students in energy to ignite and engage the next generation of scientists and engineers. It addresses the opportunities and the challenges presented by our increasing demand for safe, reliable and sustainable energy research, production and distribution.  The program ultimately aims to introduce students to the scientific and business aspects of creating clean energy solutions to the challenges we face today. By participating in this program, children will be reminded of the scientific and business aspects of sustaining ecosystems as they conduct their daily routines using energy sources—whether they’re turning on a light switch or riding in a car.  In doing so, they will gain a greater understanding of global citizenship.  Project Infinite Greens strives to become a vital part of the ongoing movement to sustain our planet and all that lives on it for the imaginable future.   Inherently, the program strengthens our local and global communities, support our educators, and provide engaging and inspirational experiences for our students.

Moreover, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education is reinforced by taking local school children on a journey through all of the energy sources we rely on in our modern world. The programs focus on providing practical, interactive experiences guided by professionals within the industry to help students understand the ramifications of everyday actions and decisions concerning energy.   Project Infinite Green uses off-site learning experiences, classroom lab exercises, and technology to connect and encourage students’ interest and build energy knowledge.  Participating students will work with mentors from business, government and higher education organizations that have expertise in energy related topics such as:

  • Energy Production Processes

  • Energy Generation

  • Energy Distribution

  • Energy Policy

  • Energy Research

  • Sustainable Practices

However, it is the students who direct the learning that drives their ability to innovate.

Program Partners include:

  • Congressman Daniel Lipinski–3rd District, Illinois

  • Office of the Governor, State of Illinois

  • Illinois Assistant House Republican Leader Jim Durkin

  • U.S. Department of Energy

  • Argonne National Laboratory

  • American Gas Association

  • The Center for Renewable Energy, Illinois State University

  • Clean Energy Trust

  • CITGO Petroleum Corporation

  • Cognizant

  • cSEND, University of Notre Dame

  • David Kam, The Nerdery

  • EN Engineering Energy Council, Illinois Chamber of Commerce

  • EPA Region 5

  • Exelon City Solar

  • Exelon Nuclear

  • ExxonMobil

  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

  • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

  • Illinois Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education Initiative (I-STEM),

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Jay Hagstrom Imaging

  • Joliet Township High School District 204

  • Lemont High School District 210

  • Fred W. McCluskey, VP Midwest Generation, Edison Mission Energy

  • Midwest Generation

  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

  • Much Shelist

  • Nicor Gas

  • Oxbow Midwest Calcining

  • Prashant V. Kamat, PhD, Professor of Chemistry, University of Notre Dame

  • Navigant

  • NetGain Motors, Inc.

  • Pioneer Conversions, LLC

  • Waste Management

  • The Aunt Marlene Foundation

  • Three Rivers Education Partnership

Robotics Club

7 months ago

Sponsors: Mrs. Ruth Juhant- rjuhant@troy30c.org

Scholastic Bowl

25 days ago

Scholastic Bowl is a Troy Middle School sponsored program whose purpose and mission is to advance standards of academic excellence through competition with other middle schools.

2018 Schedule


Troy vs

     Date                               

Home or Away

MSOL  

      Jan 24

Away

Manhattan   

      Jan 29

Home

Kindi Academy

     Jan 31

Home

Yorkville

    Feb 6

Home

Yorkville

    Feb 13

Away

Mokena

    Feb 14

Away

Martino

   March 7

Away

Lucansic (tentative)

   March 13

Home

Liberty

   March 15

Away

Jane Addams (tentative)

   April 3

Home

Hickory Creek

   April 11

Away

Regionals

   April 25






Parents and guests are invited to attend matches. Home matches are held in the TMS Library and begin between 3:45 - 4:00 pm.


Away matches are at host schools and begin between 3:45 - 4:00 pm

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Will-Henn- bwillhenn@troy30c.org

Science Club

4 months ago

Welcome to the TMS Science Club!

The purpose of the TMS Science Club is to spark an interest in science that allows students to explore and question the subject through hands on techniques

A connection between what happens in everyday life and real applications will be made at each meeting.  Students will use the scientific method and inquiry skills to accomplish tasks. 

 

 Activities include:

  •  Maintaining a green environment within our school through our recycling efforts (collection of paper, plastic, and aluminum)
  •  Understanding the scientific method and how it relates to everyday life and careers
  •  Performing safe simulations including dissection, rocketry, energy resources, forensics

 

In addition, students work as part of a team developing essential communication skills. Often times, in science, new developments and discoveries are not achieved individually. This requires the work and effort of multiple individuals. This club encourages positive team work and thinking outside the box to achieve a common goal. 

 

 Meetings are held on Fridays in Dr. Will-Henn's Classroom from Sept to March. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact one of the sponsors below.

 

Club sponsors:

7th Grade - Mrs. Raylene Grossi- rgrossi@troy30c.org

8th Grade - Dr.. Barbara Will-Henn- bwillhenn@troy30c.org  

Meets in Rm 110    Fridays                                                         

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2017 - 2018 

"The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand." -Frank Herbert

Shoot for A's

7 months ago

We are excited to announce the kickoff of the 2012 Shoot-for-A’s science & math program sponsored by Exxon Mobile! Exxon Mobile would like to open up the opportunity for students to participate in science & math programs. Students will be creating energy efficient projects in small groups. If you are a person who is a leader, can work well with others, and is excited to build things than this group is for you! The morning group will be exploring biomass and electricity while the afternoon group will be building solar cars.

To participate in the Shoot for A’s Energy Efficiency program students must fulfill the following requirements:

  •  Willing to work cooperatively in a group
  •  Attend all scheduled meetings (see below)
  •  Mandatory attendance on the evening of Wednesday, April 25th for the Shoot-for-A’s Expo

There will be two groups. One group will meet in the morning and the other group will meet after school.


The morning group will meet from 6:50 until 7:35AM with Mrs. Juhant on the following dates:

The afternoon group will meet from 4PM until 6PM with Ms. Ayers on the following dates:

 

The Shoot-for-A’s Expo will be held at the Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon, Illinois on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 5:30-7:30 PM. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend the event and explore what their son or daughter has been working on during this program.

This is no cost for this program and students will be provided with a shirt.

Address of event:

25055 W. Walnut Lane

Channahon, IL

 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact one of the sponsors. Thank you!

Club sponsors:
Ms. Raylene Grossi- rgrossi@troy30c.org
Ms. Carol Pieler- cpieler@troy30c.org


Spanish Club

3 months ago

Speech Team

7 months ago

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Student Council

7 months ago

Sponsors:
Mrs. Moreno
mmoreno@troy30c.org
815-230-9920-x216

Mrs. Thoele
cthoele@troy30c.org
815-230-9920-x228

Members:
  •  Kayla Clark
  •  Amber Daraska
  •  Karley Domenick
  •  Diego Howell
  •  Jonah Klima
  •  Natalee Kost
  •  Amanda Moldovan
  •  Corinn Posteluk
  •  James Reynolds
  •  Amara Rousonelos
  •  Brooke Rousonelos
  •  Victoria Soto
  •  Shaunnah Walker
  •  Serenity Steele

TMS Honor Society

4 months ago

See our Google Classroom for Details and Sign up for Remind 101 for all immediate reminders!

Meeting Dates 

September

Thursday

9/28

Cafe

October

Monday

10/23

Cafe


Thursday

10/26

Cafe

November

Monday

11/27

Room 110


Thursday

11/30

LRC

December

Thursday

12/14

LRC


Monday

12/18

Room 110

January




Induction for new members

Thursday

1/11

Cafe


Monday

1/22

Room 110


Thursday

1/25

LRC

February

Thursday

2/22

LRC


Monday

2/26

Room 110

March

Monday

3/19

Cafe


Thursday

3/22

Cafe

April

Monday

4/23

Cafe

May

All forms due to YOUR grade level supervisor

Friday 5/4



Koerner-7th

WIll-Henn-8th


All meetings are held after school from 2:30 - 3:55 pm.
Honor Society Candidates
 
In order to be considered as a candidates, each student must be invited and fulfill the following requirements:
Invitation to apply based on: GPA
Acceptance based on:
      Completed Application (No Late applications accepted)
      High Honors GPA

      No Detentions
      Must Attend Designated  Meetings

Continuing membership:

The TMS Honor Society is dedicated to furthering and promoting Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service. To that end, students are expected to maintain a HIgh Honor Role Status, and Develop Leadership Skills through Character Building and Service actvities on campus and in the TMS community.

Troy Empower

7 months ago

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Troy S.L.A.M.

2 days ago

Troy S.L.A.M. (Student Leadership and Mentoring) is a club that promotes and supports student leadership, volunteering, community service and school spirit. Students can participate in many activities that may include: 

  • Supporting school athletic teams by coming to games and cheering
  • Collecting canned goods/supplies for Operation Care Package
  • Community outreach to the Timbers of Shorewood
  • Organizing a pet supply drive to donate to a local animal shelter
The sponsers will be continually working on finding opportunities for students to learn and grow in both leadership roles and community service.

Club Sponsors:                                                          

                                                                                         
    **meetings are held typically held on Mondays after school from 2:30-4pm, but will vary depending on activity.


Upcoming dates/activities: (please note these are subject to change)

January 8th - April 15 - S.L.A.M. is collecting used prescription eyeglasses (not readers) to donate to the Shorewood Lion's Club.

February 26th - Meeting 2:30-4:00pm



Will County Humane Society donations will be accepted until May 1st.



If you know your child will miss a meeting, please contact either Mrs. Smith, Ms. Dahlberg or Ms. Burke at the above email or at 815-230-9920.

Yearbook Club

27 days ago

Welcome to the Yearbook Club Page

The Yearbook Club is a small group of students and staff responsible for the design and implementation of the annual TMS yearbook.

Yearbook image

Order a yearbook here: www.treering.com/101504881923774

Yearbook orders will be accepted through April 2. You may be able to order after that time but school delivery before the end of school for signing may not be guaranteed.


Any questions can be directed to Ms. Giles (hgiles@troy30c.org)  or Dr. Will-Henn bwillhenn@troy30c.org x4110