About Timothy Edwards Middle School
"Effort, Education, Excellence"
100 Arnold Way
South Windsor, Connecticut
Phone: (860) 648-5030
Fax: (860) 648-5029
Principal - Nancy Larson
Associate Principal - Vincent Federici
Interim Associate Principal - Gregory Ziogas
Timothy Edwards Middle School is located in South Windsor, Connecticut, just 8 miles northeast of Hartford, the state capital. Grades 6 through 8 are separated into academic teams consisting of 5 - 6 teachers and 100+ students. Team teachers collaborate daily with other staff members, students and parents to create a community of learners.
The educational climate that is fostered by this supportive, collegial environment results in an atmosphere of reflection and discussion where learning is enjoyed, knowledge can be gained and applied, and interpersonal skills successfully developed.
There are approximately 1,150 students and 108 certified staff members at the school. TEMS opened as a Junior High School in March of 1968. Since its opening, it has undergone a shift to the Middle School Philosophy and is a leader in the middle school community. Timothy Edwards Middle School was chosen as the Middle School of the Year by the Connecticut Association of Schools for the 1992-93 school year. In 2000 the Timothy Edwards was named Middle School of the Year 2000 by the Connecticut Association of Schools. In 2001, Timothy Edwards was named as a Blue Ribbon School of National Excellence. Last year, TEMS was awarded the first ever Technology Award by the New England League of Middle Schools. Over the years professional organizations throughout the country have honored numerous teachers and administrators for their accomplishments. A number of our teachers and administrators regularly present at state, national and international conventions.
A strong curriculum with emphasis on integration of subject matter and utilization of a variety of teaching strategies results in students' development of life-long learning skills and academic success. In addition to our core curriculum, classes are offered for students who have special needs through a variey of venues. In addition, many extra curricular activities are offered which allow students an opportunity to develop an interest and skill in artistic, musical, athletic or other endeavors. More than 15 different field trips and other out of the classrooom experiences enrich our challenging curriculum.
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Timothy Edwards Middle School is a place where children are inspired to grow and learn in an atmosphere of respect, love, and caring. We believe that our charge as educators is:
to offer intellectual challenge in order to promote academic development
to address the needs of each student as an individual
to foster in each child a sense of belonging and appreciation for self and others
to help students to become contributing citizens of the world
We at Timothy Edwards Middle School are committed to these goals-- the keys to a healthy,interesting, and prosperous environment where a child's positive self-concept is
cultivated through academic, physical, and social/emotional growth.
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Voice Mail Box Numbers
- Attendance - 4000
- Main Office - 4001
- Nurse - 2420
- Maggie Levrault - 2278
- Teri Dowty - 2276
- Alison Jennings - 2274
- Patricia Lakomy - 2273
- Jean Wrenn - 2272
Health Inspection Report
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