Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.Picture Day
Monday, September 9 is Picture Day! Students were given order forms in their Health and Physical Education classes this week.World Language Credit Exam
Can your child read and write in another language?
If so, please consider having them register for the World Language Credit Exam. Students must be able to read and comprehend exam instructions and writing prompts in the exam language. They must be able to write two well-developed essays in the exam language, each consisting of at least three paragraphs.
The following 30 languages will be offered the 2019-20 exam: American Sign Language, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin), Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Nepali, Pashto, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Sanskrit, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Tigrinya, Turkish, Twi, Urdu and Vietnamese.
Students must meet with their school counselors to register.
Registration opens on Monday, September 9, 2019, at 8 a.m. and closes on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 4 p.m.
Credit exam dates, times, and testing sites:
November 6 - Centreville High School Cafeteria - 4:00 pm-7:45 pm
November 7 - Edison High School Cafeteria - 4:00 pm-7:45 pm
November 8 - Marshall High School Cafeteria - 4:00 pm-7:45 pm
More information about the World Language Credit Exam can be found here.Join the PTA
Missed joining the PTA at Tiger Fest or Back to School Night? You can still join online at https://twainms.fcps.edu/get-involved/parent-teacher-association-pta. Single Membership is $20 and Family Membership is $30.
We greatly appreciate your support. The MTMS PTA is primarily funded through our membership dues and holds limited fundraisers throughout the school year. By joining the PTA, your membership dues greatly help us achieve our goals for supporting the students and staff at Twain.National PTA Reflections 2019-2020
Explore your creativity by participating in the National PTA Reflections Program. The theme for the 2019-2020 program year is Look Within. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Deadline for submission is October 15th. Information on how to submit will be coming soon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Would you like to help National PTA pick out a future Reflections theme? If yes, visit https://www.vapta.org/programs/arts-and-education/reflections-top to download the Theme Search Packet. All Reflections themes are submitted by students! Each local unit may submit to Virginia PTA 5 suggested themes by November 1, 2019. We will vote on our top 5 to submit to National and they will choose one for the 2020-2021 Reflections theme. The winning student receives $100 from National PTA.Amazon Smile
Love shopping on Amazon? Support Mark Twain Middle School PTA at no extra cost when you shop at smile.amazon.com. Simply go to https://smile.amazon.com and pull down Mark Twain Middle PTA in the list of charities. Every time you shop, don’t forget to go to Smile Amazon and your purchases will generate .5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the PTA.TJHSST Info Session Presentation
Were you unable to attend last week’s Thomas Jefferson HS Information session or would you just like to review what was discussed? If so, the PowerPoint presentation slides are available on the Twain website under the Announcements section. For any TJHSST related questions please contact Ms. Leslie Pilotti, TJ liaison school counselor, at email@example.com.After School Program
Twain’s ASP begins on Monday, September 30, 2019. More information will be shared soon.