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Welcome to the Tenafly Middle School
Welcome Back Packet 2017-2018

We hope you are having a great summer! 
Come back to this website as we approach September for updates and more information.  Team assignments and schedules will be available through the parent portal by the end of August.

First Day of School Schedule - Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Click HERE for the schedule.  The first day of school will be a half day:
  • 6th grade:  8:30am - 11:30am
  • 7th & 8th Grades: 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Lunch is not scheduled on the first day of school for any grade. 

Supply Lists and Welcome Letters
Grade 6 Team Letters
Team assignments and schedules will be available through the parent portal before the Grade 6 Meet and Greet on August 29.  See below for more information on the Meet and Greet.
  • Field Trip Forms - Please read carefully.  A doctor's signature may be required if applicable.  Please have your child return this form to their HOMEROOM teacher by Friday, September 8.  Do not bring to the nurse or the main office. 
  • P.E. Guidelines Form - Please have your child return this to their P.E. teacher on the first full day of school.  Do not bring to the main office. 
  • Bicycle Permission form - to be returned to the homeroom teacher or main office ONLY IF your child will be riding a bicycle to school.

Information for Incoming 6th Graders and New Students

6th Grade Meet &Greet

When? Tuesday, August 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where? Middle School Gymnasium 

The 6th grade Meet and Greet is an opportunity for students to meet their  classmates. Groups will tour the building and participate in team building activites. They will be guided by our 8th Grade peer helpers called RAPPers (Reaching All Peer to Peer).

Students should arrive at the Middle School (10 Sunset Lane) and use the entrance near to the Gym, closest to the track by 10:00 AM.  Pick-up is at 12:00 pm. Please note, there are no crossing guards on duty that day.  

Students allowed to go home on their own should bring written permission or an email can be sent by the parent/guardian to the Principal's secretary at lsaxenian@tenafly.k12.nj.us.  

Students need to bring a copy of their schedules which will be available on the portal earlier that week.

Here are the handouts for the March 1 Parent Meeting for incoming 6th graders.
Parent FAQs
Music Department FAQs
Communication Overview for Parents
How to Contact Us and Important Information
Student Technology Overview

New to District Student & Parent Orientation
Tuesday, August 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Where? Middle School Cafeteria
This tour is designed for all Middle School students and parents (grades 6, 7 and 8) who are new to town.  If you have just moved to Tenafly and are joining the Middle School from another district, this is the tour for you!  Come to meet your counselors, the Vice Principal, Mrs. George and the Principal, Mr. Fabbo. You will be guided by our 8th Grade peer helpers called RAPPers (Reaching All Peer to Peer).  Lots of Fun!
Questions?  Contact Mrs. Violick at rviolick@tenafly.k12.nj.us 

Grade 6 REACH OUT Trip!
Click HERE for information, permission forms and field trip forms needed for the 2017 Grade 6 REACH OUT - the overnight trip to Club Getaway Outdoor Education Center, in Kent, CT.

Please complete and return together with a check in the amount of $175.00 payable to Tenafly Middle School. In order for us to best plan for the needs of your child, please return forms and payment to your child’s 5th grade teacher, as early as possible before the end of this school year.

After June 7th please return forms and payment in a single envelope to:

Tenafly Middle School, attention REACH OUT
10 Sunset Lane, Tenafly, NJ 07670

Trip dates: Monday, September 18th and Tuesday, September 19th. 

For additional information or questions, please contact the trip coordinators, Mr. Ciliento and Mrs. Lanni, by email: mciliento@tenafly.k12.nj.us and slanni@tenafly.k12.nj.us

"Looking Ahead to 8th Grade"
Please click HERE for the presentation from parent 7th to 8th grade transition meeting on Wednesday June 7th. 
Program of Studies

Click HERE to see the Program of Studies for 2017-2018

Click HERE for the Summer 2016-2017

Click HERE for the Spring 2016-2017 Newsletter

Click HERE for the Winter 2016-2017 Newsletter
Bicycle Permission Form
Please click HERE to access the Bicycle Permission form and to read an important letter from Vice Principal George regarding wearing an approved helmet when cycling, roller-skating, in-line skating or skate boarding.  

The form is to be returned to the homeroom teacher ONLY if your child would like to ride a bicycle to school.  
Student Handbook, Code of Conduct & Necessary Nine

Please click HERE for the 2016-2017 Student Handbook which includes the TMS Code of Conduct.

Click HERE for the TMS "Necessary Nine."
H.S.A. Mobile Directory

Here is the link for MobileArq, the parent directory organized by the H.S.A. https://mobilearq.com/schooldirectory
Click HERE for MobileArq instructions.

Please click HERE for an important notice from the H.S.A regarding the Mobile Directory 

Please click HERE to read a memo from Vice Principal George regarding Remind101 account for students. 
Important Notice to Students
Click HERE to read this important letter from Principal Fabbo.  
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