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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 

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 13               TIMSS Assessment (Trends in Mathematics and Science Study) – 8th Grade
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 13               TIMSS Assessment (Trends in Mathematics and Science Study) – 8th Grade

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


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!**