Welcome

The Triton Regional Middle School in partnership with students, families, and the community is committed to the development of independent learners who respect differences and value academic excellence. A highly qualified staff nurtures intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth in the pursuit of developing responsible citizens and lifelong learners.

Weekly Notes

Tuesday, October 23rd

There will be Sign-ups until Thursday, October 25th for girls interested in playing middle school basketball this winter.  There will be a table set up in the Cafeteria during lunch.

Picture Make-ups will take place on Tuesday, October 30th first thing in the morning. Students must bring in their old picture packets or they will be charged again.  Order Forms are in the Office.

8th Graders wishing to attend the Quebec trip in May must return a signed participation for by Thursday, November 1st. Please Return it to Ms. Oljey in Room M227.  More Info to follow.

Our championship Winter Percussion and Winter Guard programs are ready to start the 18-19 season!

These are our competitive indoor marching programs. They create musical and visual packages they take to shows all over the region, competing against groups from all over New England. The Guard has three divisional championships, and Percussion took their division’s championship last season.
These groups are open to all students in grades 7-12, and no prior experience is necessary. We offer “on the job training!”
full schedule can be seen here (scroll down a bit.) If you have questions, please feel free to email Sue Densmore.
Come join us! Sign up with this form.
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Sue Densmore
Program Coordinator, Triton Arts
978-462-8171, x1130

1st Annual Girls Volleyball Clinic for 4th through 8th graders will be held in the TRHS gym this fall starting Sunday, October 21st and running every Sundaythrough November 18th, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm.  The cost is $75.  Please contact Coach Van Etten at RKVanetten@gmail.com or visit www.tritonschools.org/athletics to register.

WINTER SPORTS

We do understand this is a very busy time of the year for everyone as we all prepare for what is going to be a great conclusion to a great fall athletic season & 1st academic quarter. We wanted to provide each of you with a few reminders for the next few months.

1) We have now opened the online registration for all of our winter athletic programs. We ask that everyone that is planning on trying out for a high school or middle school winter sport to please fill out the registration form that can be found by clicking here . When you go to that page you can use the link in the center of the page to start the registration process.

2) The mandatory winter parent/student athlete meeting will be held on Thursday, November 15 starting at 6:00 pm in the High School Auditorium.

3) There will be a BRIEF NON MANDATORY information meeting for all high school students looking to get information in regards to winter sports on Tuesday October 23, 2018. The individual team meetings will begin at about 2:15 and last no longer than 15 minutes. These meetings will be held in the cafeteria.  This meeting is NON MANDATORY information meeting for high school students

4) If you would like any sport specific information please feel free to contact the coach listed below or feel free to contact me, Sean McInnis, in the Triton Athletic office.

Athletic Office

Sean McInnis – 978-462-8174

Sean.mcinnis@tritonschools.org

  • Whittier Technical High School is having an Open House on November 4th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  The 8th Graders will be visiting Whittier during the morning ofThursday, November 8th for a tour.  Permission Slips will go home closer to the date.

1st Annual Triton Athletics Free Veterans Day Clinics

Triton Athletics would like to invite students in grades 3rd thru 8th to join us on Monday November 12, 2018 to join us for a day of free clinics.  Please feel free to sign up for as many clinics as you would like,  we hope that you enjoy these great opportunities.  We are asking that you please sign up for your clinics by clicking here.  This will allow us to make sure we have the proper waivers collected and proper staffing for your child’s enjoyment.

Boys & Girls Basketball

We invite you to attend our Basketball Clinic on Monday November 12, 2018 being run by the Triton High School Basketball Programs. As a young basketball player, you will have an opportunity to experience firsthand the growing tradition of Triton Basketball, and benefit from one-on-one interaction with our energetic and dedicated student-athletes and staff.  

We will work on fundamentals and skill development of the game all while having fun!  Enrollment is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.  We also invite all of our youth coaches to join us this day as well to review some new drills and interact with our high school staff members.

WHEN:               Monday November 12, 2018
WHERE:             Triton High School Gymnasium
TIME:                 Grades 3 – 5 players and coaches from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Grades 6 – 8 players and coaches from 5:15 PM – 6:45 PM

Field Hockey

Triton High School Coach Donna Andersen, along with team members will be running a Field Hockey Clinic at Triton High School on this date. The clinic will focus on teaching the sport through exciting drills and games that incorporate realistic game strategies while still being fun. This active and exciting clinic will help them fall in love with the game and gain great experience from a real team!  For anyone registering that needs a stick we will provide you with a stick that you can use during the clinic.

WHEN:               Monday November 12, 2018
WHERE:             Triton High School Gymnasium
TIME:                 Grades 3rd – 8th from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Baseball

Triton Coach Ryan McCarthy, along with team members will be running this Veterans Day Clinic at Triton Regional High School this year.  Coach McCarthy will be offering this clinic for students in grades 3-8. This clinic will teach the sport through exciting drills and games that incorporate realistic game strategies while still being fun. This active and exciting clinic will help them fall in love with the game and gain great experience from our high school team.

Each session will include a run geared to the age and ability level of the participants.

WHEN:               Monday November 12, 2018
WHERE:             Triton High School Gymnasium
TIME:                 Grades 3rd – 8th from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Ice Hockey (COED)

Triton High School Coach Ryan Sheehan, along with team members will be running an Ice Hockey Clinic at the Graf rink on Monday Triton High School on this date. The clinic will focus on teaching the sport through exciting drills and games that incorporate realistic game strategies while still being fun. This active and exciting clinic will help them fall in love with the game and gain great experience from a real team!  We will have different groups in EVERY skill level.  This is a great opportunity to try this great sport if you have never tried.  The Triton High School Hockey Boosters will have a table set up with limited equipment for anyone that is in need of equipment for the day or thereafter.

WHEN:               Monday November 12, 2018
WHERE:             Graf Rink, Newburyport MA
TIME:                 Grades 3 – 5 players and coaches from 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM

Grades 6 – 8 players and coaches from 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM

We are asking that you please sign up for your clinics by clicking here 

https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Restrictions.asp?RegID=251960&org=trsdathletics.net

Thank you,

Sean McInnis

TRITON MIDDLE SCHOOL

PROGRAM/REGISTRATION INFORMATION  

The Triton Regional School District is pleased to offer after-school/out-of-school enrichment and extended learning opportunities to their students.       

Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis!  Programs with less than eight registered students will not run!


SOMETHING OF INTEREST FOR ALL:

Musical Theatre:

Students will produce and perform Disney’s Aladdin JR, .  They will learn essential theatrical/musical skills and be introduced to theater games that will increase their improvisational talents.  Come join your friends, have fun and explore your creative and theatrical side.  Rehearsals will be held in the Triton High School Auditorium on Saturday mornings starting October 20 from 9am-1pm.  For additional information on “Disney’s Aladdin JR,” please go to www.broadwayjr.com and enjoy!  Performances are Friday evening, April 5 with Saturday afternoon and evening shows on April 6.  Students will need to arrange for their own transportation to and from rehearsals/performances.

FEE $100.00

October 20 – April 6

TMS Media Production (six-week programs):

All beginner and advanced Media students are welcome!   

Students will learn the basics of video production through the use of cameras, and editing equipment.  They will be encouraged to conceptualize and produce their own videos, working by themselves or in small groups.  The class will be limited in size, so we ask that only those serious about learning video production, while working with others in a team environment, apply for the course.  Program meets Thursdays in Triton’s own TV studio, located in the building with the blue roof at the end of the football stadium from 2:30 to 3:45.    

FEE $30.00 PER SESSION:

Session I – October 11 – November 15

Session II – January 3 – February 14   

TMS Robotic Science (six-week programs):

All beginner and advanced Robotic students are welcome! 

Join the fun and learn about robotic concepts through teamwork and problem solving challenges.  Students will collaboratively design, build and program the Lego Robotics devices using robotic kits and software.  This is an opportunity for young people to be creative and explore different ways to engineer and design robotics components for real world application.  Just think!…maybe you will be the next young engineer to change our world with your design.  Program meets Wednesdays in room M-100 from 2:30 to 3:45.

FEE $30.00 PER SESSION:

Session I – October 10 – November 14

Session II – January 2 – February 13

Pies On Wheels (six week program):

Meals On Wheels is a national program administrated by our local Council on Aging.  With the help of volunteers they provide a hot meal to those that are alone, disabled or elderly who still live in their own homes, but depend on others for help.  Pies On Wheels is an original Triton program!  Would you believe that the traditional Thanksgiving dessert (pie) is not part of the Meals On Wheels holiday dinner?  Join Mrs. Bolduc in the Triton cafeteria kitchen and become a pie connoisseur.  Help bake holiday pies and put a smile on the face of someone special.  For those that are unable to get out and about, just the thought of someone caring means the world to them.  You can make a difference in someone’s life!  Community service credit awarded!  Program meets Tuesdays in the Triton Cafeteria from 2:30 to 3:45

FEE:  Community Service based programs do not require fees. 

October 9 – November 20     

TMS Culinary Arts (Six-week program

This course is hands-on cooking/baking experience.  Students will pick their favorite recipes to prepare and share.  They will also be encouraged to share favorite family recipes and their origins.  Designed for a fun (educational) afternoon!  Program meets Tuesdays in the Triton Cafeteria from2:30 to 3:45

FEE:  $30.00  

January 8 – February 12   

Geography Club (National GeoBee 2019 Preparation (eight week program):

TMS will join nearly 10,000 schools across the United States to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee.  This club will include study, activities and games about geography and conclude with the TMS GeoBee.  The school winner will compete for the chance to represent Massachusetts at the National Geographic GEOBEE in Washington D.C., for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Champion.  The National Geographic GeoBee is an academic competition for public schools, private schools, and homeschools in the United States and its territories.  Designed to inspire and reward students’ curiosity about the world!  Websitewww.nationalgeographic.org/bee  Program meets Wednesdays in room M-300 from 2:30 to 3:45

FEE $30.00

December 5 – February 6

Please see the Attached Registration Form.

File attachments:
TMS Explorations FY19 Draft (1).docx

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Athletics Winter 2018-2019

We wanted to provide each of you with a few reminders for the upcoming winter athletic season, which starts on Monday November 26.

1) We have now opened the online registration for all of our winter athletic programs. We ask that everyone that is planning on trying out for a high school or middle school winter sport to please fill out the registration form that can be found by clicking here . When you go to that page you can use the link in the center of the page to start the registration process.

2) The mandatory winter parent/student athlete meeting will be held on Thursday, November 15 starting at 6:00 pm in the High School Auditorium.
 
3) If you would like any sport specific information please feel free to contact the coach listed below or feel free to contact me, Sean McInnis, in the Triton Athletic office.

Athletic Office
Sean McInnis – 978-462-8174            Sean.mcinnis@tritonschools.org

High School Teams
Boys Basketball                      Ted.schruender          Ted.schruender@gmailcom
Girls Basketball                       Dan Boyle                   Daniel.Boyle@tritonschools.org
Boys Ice Hockey                     Ryan Sheehan            rysheehan29@gmail.com
Boys Indoor Track                  Joe Colbert              Joseph.Colbert@tritonschools.org
Girls Indoor Track                   Joe Colbert              Joseph.Colbert@tritonschools.org
Wrestling                             Shawn McElligott     Shawn.McElligott@tritonschools.org
Swim & Dive                        Diane Sagaser           dsagaser@ywcanewburyport.org

Ski Team thru COOP with Georgetown High School.  Please contact Georgetown High School Athletics for registration information (high School) Contact – Ryan Browner 978-353-5790

Girls Ice Hockey Team thru COOP with Masco High School.  Please contact Georgetown High School Athletics for registration information (High School) Contact – John Daileanes 978-887-2323

Middle School Teams
The Triton Middle School basketball program has had an oversubscription each year of student-athletes wanting to be placed on a team from sports that we are able to offer. This year, as in years past, we will not be able to select more than 12-14 student-athletes per team.  This year we will have two boys’ teams and two girls’ team.  The teams will be spilt by grade, if a certain grade does not have enough student-athletes to fill out a team, we will fill their slots with students from a different middle school grade
Boys Basketball                      Ted Schruender          Ted.schruender@gmailcom
Girls Basketball                       Dan Boyle                   Daniel.Boyle@tritonschools.org

Middle School Intramural
No Physical needed & You Do Not Need to Attend the Mandatory Student-Athlete / Parent Meeting

Indoor Track (2 days a week) For more information please click here.  There will be a Tuesday / Thursday session and a Monday and Wednesday session.  They are both capped at 32 individuals.

Viking Prep for success (2 days a week) For more information please click here.  There will be a Tuesday / Thursday session and a Monday and Wednesday session.  They are both capped at 32 individuals.

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns by calling 978-462-8174 or emailing sean.mcinnis@tritonschool.org

Commonly Asked Questions
Q: Do I need to pay when I am signing up?
A: No, the registration system will start collecting the Athletic User Fee’s however, if you would like to wait and see if your child makes a team than you are able to pay at a later date.

Q: When teams are selected how do we pay?
A:  If you pay in advance and your child does not make a specific team a refund will be processed.  We attempt to have all refunds completed within a timely fashion.

Q: How do we apply for financial aid?
A: If you would like to file for financial aid you will need to contact Michelle Cresta at Michelle.Cresta@tritonschoolsorg

Q My middle school son/daughter played on a high school team in the Winter last year. Are they still eligible to play on that same team?
A: Yes, as long as they were on a roster last year and completed the season on a roster they can still play on a high school team

Q: What options are there for Middle School athletics in the Winter for this upcoming year?
A: At this time the only options for Middle school student athletes are Middle School Boys & Girls Basketball.

Q: Is there any request with the MIAA for middle school student-athletes to play on a high school team that did not play on one last year?
A: At this time we do not meet any of the required MIAA guidelines to allow middle school student athletes to participate at the high school level for any sport. This could change as the winter season approaches.  Please continue to watch your emails for updates in regards to any changes

Q: How long is my student-athletes physical good for?
A: Each Physical is good for 13 months from when the physical was given and a copy needs to be on file in the Athletic Office

Q: Where can we view the game schedules for the upcoming season?
A: You can go to www.tritonschools.org/athletics to view the tentative game schedule

Q: How can I get the most up to date game/practices changes due to weather?
A: We will update the webpage throughout the day and please follow us on Twitter, we will post on twitter as change come in.

Q: Who do I contact if I would like to check the date on my son/daughters physical or impact test?
A: Please send an email to Sean.McInnis@tritonschools.org
Please do not hesitate to contact the Triton District Athletic Office with any questions that you may have.
Thank you,

Sean McInnis
District Athletic Director
Triton Regional School District
112 Elm St
Byfield, MA 01922
978-462-817

New Registrations

In order to Register a new student you need to call (978) 463-5845 to set up an appointment with our Guidance counselor, Jamie Salvatore.  You will need the following Documents:

1) Birth Certificate

2)  Up-to-date Immunizations

3)  Proof of Residence (i.e. a Utility Bill with your name and address, a Purchase and Sales Agreement, or a Signed and Notarized Lease.)

4) Individualized Plans (IEP’s or 504’s)

ASPEN HELP

The office does not reset or create ASPEN accounts and passwords.  If you are having any difficulties with your account please go to the following link: https://www.tritonschools.org/students-parents/aspen-help/

Dates to Remember November & December

Triton Regional Middle School

Dates to Remember

 

NOVEMBER 2018

 

November 8th  Whittier Field Trip for 8th Graders

November 9th  Bradford Ski Applications Due

November 12th Veteran’s Day No School

November 12th 16th TRMS Homecoming & Canned Food Drive

November 13th Permission Slips Due for 8th Grade Field Trip to North Shore Music Theater

November 16t  Last Day to Opt out of Mandatory Health Screenings

November 16th Qtr 1 Report Cards published in ASPEN

November 20th 8th Grade Quebec Informational Meeting at 6:00pm in the High School Library

November 21st Early Release Day at 10:48am for Thanksgiving Break

November 22nd-23rd Thanksgiving Break No School

November 28th State Mandated Health Screenings Begin for 7th Graders

December 2018

 

December 7th Deadline to submit Transcript Requests for Private Schools

December 7th 7th & 8th Grade Snowflake Semi Formal Dance and Quebec Fundraiser

December 10th 1st Payment of $200 due for the 8th Grade Quebec Trip

December 11th Qtr 2 Progress Reports Published in ASPEN

December 14th 8th Grade Field Trip to North Shore Music Theater

December 18th TRMS Holiday Concert in the Auditorium at 8:00pm

December 24th – January 1st Holiday Break

MATH TEAM

The newly formed Math Team will meet this coming Monday, October 29th, after school in Mr. Conway’s room from 2:20pm to 3:20pm.

This is open to all middle school students. The Math Team competes 5 times a year in the Intermediate Math League of Eastern Massachusetts. The team can have any number of students on it. Each meet 10 students will be selected to compete. The team will practice every Monday, during which we will be practicing skills needed for the next meet. This includes learning new material if necessary.

There is a $50 user fee to join the team. If there is a concern about paying for the math team, see your math teacher and they will pass on your concerns. Please fill out the parent/guardian email below. I will be sending information on how to pay. We will have you register and pay online. I will send an email once the registration is set up. Please email me at addison.conway@tritonschools.org if you have any concerns.

Thank you,

Addison Conway