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Welcome to Tolland Middle School
About Us

Welcome to Tolland Middle School!  TMS is a comprised of approximately 600 students in grades 6th through 8th.  TMS has a teaming structure, by which each student is assigned to a grade level team.  There are two teams per grade level.  Each team has six teachers, two English Language Arts, one social studies, one math, one science, and one special education.  Because this is the bridge between elementary school and high school, it is important that we foster independence, while providing the support and scaffolding that students need for success.  In Tolland, this is the first time that students rotate classes and have more than two teacher for core subjects.

Also new to middle school students is the concept of “grades.”  At TMS we practice Mastery Based Grading.  We, and the Tolland Public Schools at large, believe that the purpose of grades are to inform students, parents, and teachers about a child’s level of performance matched against grade-level skills and standards.  Grades are data or information meant to provide specific and actionable feedback to help each individual student improve and grow as a learner.  Thus, every student at TMS can learn and achieve academic success.  For more information about our grading policy, please click on TMS Grading Policy in the Quick Links on the right of the page.  
Contact Information and Hours Tolland Middle School One Falcon Way Tolland, CT 06084 Phone: 860-870-6860 Fax: 860-870-5737 Principal: Mary E. Grande ( Assistant Principal: J Anthony Spangle ( Daily Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Early Release: 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Summer Office Hours - 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events


Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Attn: Grade 8 Parents of students attending the November, Washington, DC trip.  Invoices have been mailed home on Monday for the final payment amount.  If your child did not participate in any fundraising - the amount will be $208.00.  All payments are due on Friday, September 15, 2017 by 3:30pm.  No late payments will be accepted.  If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Misiura in the front office.  Thank you.

 Tuesday,September 12, 2017
Open House for 7th and 8th grade parents will be held this evening beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Parents may arrive between 6:00 - 6:25 to pick up schedules in the cafeteria, visit with UA/PE/World Language teachers, then report to their period 1 class.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
All Tryouts for Soccer and Cross Country have been cancelled for today.  All students who were planning on attending the tryouts should go home on their buses.
Tryouts will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 and Friday, September 8, 2017.  

 September 1, 2017
Gr 8 Students who are attending the Washington, DC trip have received the final packet today.  Please review the forms and send back by September 15, 2017.    Additional forms are available on the website.

August 29, 2017
Student insurance is available through Bolliger Specialty Group.  Please click the link for more information.

August 22, 2017
TMS counselors are making some adjustments to student schedules.  We anticipate that all schedules will be in the mail by Friday.

As schedules arrive the big question becomes, "What Team am I on?" Match the teachers listed on your schedule with the team lists below to find the answer.

Team 6 Blue:
Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Cassidy, Mrs. Cayward, Mrs. Krantz, Mrs. Markow, Ms. VanOstrand

Team 6 Gold:
Mrs. Fleming, Mrs. Hart, Ms. Moebus, Mrs. Leone, Mrs. Olander, Mrs. Sleeman

Team 7 Blue
Mrs. Hadyka, Mrs. Kraus, Mr. Lang, Mr. Marona, Mr. Mayo, Ms. Reynolds

Team 7 Gold
Mr. Bakke, Mrs. Belair, Mrs. Brierton, Mrs. Connelly, Mr. Fay, Ms. Mawaka

Team 8 Blue:
Mrs. Blore, Mrs. DeGuire, Mrs. Erikson, Mrs. Volpe, Mrs. Vose

Team 8 Gold:
Mrs. Bellman, Mr. Chassanoff, Mrs. Harger, Mrs. Hill, Mrs. Murdock

Summer Reading and Supply List packets and other important forms may be downloaded by clicking the links below.  Please remember that students don't need to bring all supplies on the first day.  A notebook and writing utensil will suffice.

Enjoy these last few days of summer!

Grade 6 Summer Reading and Supply List

Grade 7 Summer Reading and Supply List

Grade 8 Summer Reading and Supply List

Special Transportation Request Form

Athletic Participation Registration and Forms

A District Code is required when logging in to the PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal from phones, iPads, Chromebooks and other devices.  The DISTRICT CODE for PowerSchool Portal is WDMT (all caps)


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