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Attached is a link for testing strategies. Check it out:

PIRATES and BOSS powerpoint test strategies.pdfPIRATES and BOSS powerpoint test strategies.pdf 


8th Graders need to turn in the field trip form attached. 

The following is the form:  8th Grade Field Trip Form.docx8th Grade Field Trip Form.docx

There is a PARENT AS PARTNERS IN THE IEP PROCESS workshop on April 21. Click on the flyer to get more details:IEP Flyer Tooele 04.21.2015.pdfIEP Flyer Tooele 04.21.2015.pdf
There is an art collection being displayed at Tooele Junior High. The Traveling Exhibit Program is a statewide outreach service of the Utah Division of Arts Museums. The Exhibit “Early Utah Masterpieces: Alice Art Collection” is now on display in the Tooele Jr. High library.  Tooele Jr. High invites students, parents, and the community to come and view the exhibit during regular school hours 8:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. The public must check in at the office.
Early Utah Masterpieces is a unique project that is designed to preserve a collection of original oil paintings by early Utah artists. This extraordinary cultural resource from the State Fine Art Collection represents a snapshot of Utah’s grand artistic tradition. This exhibit ensures an opportunity to promote, exhibit and experience the distinct and vital role the visual arts have played in our state’s history.
Many masterpieces featured in this exhibit are among the first purchases of the State Fine Art Collection. The original collection purchased was appropriately named in honor of the visionary woman who sought to maintain them, Alice Merrill Horne. The Alice Art Collection has grown from its modest beginnings of a few oil paintings highlighting the majestic and dramatic landscapes of Utah into the State Fine Art Collection of more than 1,300 works of art.
(Revised April 7th)
April 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Session #1
Math- Mr. Larsen Rm #14
3:50 PM - 4:50 PM
Session #2
Math- Mr. Larsen Rm #14
** Remediation classes only run 8 days per class, therefore it is mandatory that students attend each time.  Students may miss one day with a note from their parent to excuse them.  Students are responsible for making up the missed work. Students need to attend all other days to be eligible to pass the class. Students must be on time to each class.  **
The roadrunner is not the prettiest bird in the world.  He does not soar like the eagles or swoop down on his prey like the hawks.  He does not attract admirers with his beautiful feathers or graceful airs.  He does not sing like the angels or make a lovely sight floating on the lake.  He does not command attention by his looks or demeanor or power.  What is there about the roadrunner?
The little roadrunner is fast.  But that is not what makes him successful.  It may help him get where he wants to go faster.  What he has is direction.  Do you see a roadrunner zigzagging down the road, wondering where to turn next?  No, he’s headed in a straight line, his eye on the prize and single minded in his pursuit.  He has direction.  If there is an obstacle in sight, either the obstacle moves or he goes around it.  Beep!  Beep!  He knows where he wants to go, how to get there, and does not let the obstacles, the anvils, the Wiley Coyotes of the world stop him.   Beep!  Beep!
To Our Students at Tooele Jr. High School:
What is your direction?  Do you know where you are going?  Be like the roadrunner, plan to head in a straight direction, keep your eye on the prize, and do your best!  Be sure not to let any obstacle get in your way.  As we are coming to the end of the school year, don’t let your grades be obstacle.  All 8th grade students preparing to go into high school, you will need a 2.0 G.P.A. with no more than one “F” to participate in high school activities next fall.  Don’t let your grades dictate what you get to do.  7th grade students, it is important for you to get passing grades in all of your classes as well.  Students, you know where you want to go, so be a ROADRUNNER!  KNOW WHERE YOU ARE GOING AND DO EVERYTHING IN YOUR POWER TO GET THERE!
Mrs. Terry L. Linares, Tooele Jr. High School Principal


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Read a good book!

Tooele Jr. High School

“All Hands on Deck with the Roadrunners”


Congratulations to Tooele Jr. High School A Utah Schools to Watch School


Tooele Jr. High School has been designated to be a Utah Schools to Watch for another year.  The Utah Schools to Watch team looks at the school’s responses to academic excellence, developmental responsiveness, social equity, and organizational structures and processes. The visiting team will send recommendations to the school, which will guide the school administration and staff in the on-going efforts to improve our teaching and learning for all students.  Congratulations to the staff, students, and community.  Thank you for your commitment to excellence in education at Tooele Jr. High School.
Upcoming Dates for Testing Dates at Tooele Jr. High School
April 20 – May 14              Utah SAGE Assessments in Mathematics, Language Arts, and Science (All 7th and 8th Grade Students)
School Attendance 
It is important for students to be in school every day, especially as teachers work to increase learning for
all students. 
Parents:  If your student is absent from school, please call the office, 833-1921, to excuse your student.
Improving our attendance rate and decreasing our tardies is a goal for our school, and we need
our students to be in school.  Please try to make appointments for your student(s) after school or on
Monday afternoons if at all possible.  Please check with the school secretary if your phone number has
changed, or if you have an email address that we could access.
Lynn Shaw, our para-professional, is tracking our student attendance.  She will be calling homes each
morning if your student is absent and no contact has been made with the school attendance office.


Thank you for your assistance with attendance at Tooele Jr. High School.

Volunteers are needed at Tooele Jr. High School.  Please see the needs and come be a volunteer in our school.  I have attached where we need some help with volunteers, so please consider what you could do to be a part of our team.   See Attachment: TJHS Volunteers.pdfTJHS Volunteers.pdf


Important Dates:

April 20-May 14   Utah SAGE Assessments in Mathematics, Language Arts, and Science (All 7th and 8th Grade Students)

April 30th           Shower for Julia Smoot--Congratulations Julia!

May 7th              Retirement Dinner at CLC--6:00 P.M.

May 8th              MESA Students to SLC / Jordan Donohue

May 8-11th         Drama "Bullying Project"  7:00 P.M.

May 13th            8th Grade Activity Day

                                9:30 A.M. -- Movie at the Ritz Theater on Main Street

                                11:30 A.M. -- BBQ at Tooele City Park

                                1:00 P.M.-2:15 P.M. -- Swimming at Tooele Pool & Activities

May 14              FACULTY Meeting -- Change from May 13th

May 15               Awards Day - 7th Grade and 8th Grade Separate

May 18               District Jr. High Track Meet - Stansbury High School

May 19               8th Grade Corridor Day - Visit USU, TATC, CLC

May 21               5K Run - Signing Yearbooks - Last Day of School

May 22               Professional Development and Teach Check-out




 Assessment (Testing) Dates – It is very important to have all students in school on the days of testing.







Thank you the support you give Tooele Jr. High School.  

  Next Community Council Meeting is:

 April 16 at 6:00pm in the library.


Tooele Junior High School

Nationally Recognized as a

Utah Schools to Watch



 **Remember School will release at 1:30 p.m.

every Monday!**