Student Success Plans at Grade 6

Student Success Planning involves ongoing systematic activities and services to help all students in achieving their own academic, personal, social, physical and career goals.

TEMS ensures Academic Success through...

  • Counselor Meet and Greet first weeks of school
  • EXCEL program
  • Individual goal setting for academic achievement
  • Individual planning on Naviance
  • Learning styles inventory
  • Ongoing data driven monitoring and assessment of reading math, writing and science
  • Student led conferences
  • Student scheduling based on individual student needs
  • Study skills curriculum
  • Team approach including counselors, teachers and administration monitoring of attendance, behavior and grades
  • Tier 1, 2 and 3 interventions in math and reading
  • Transition activities prior to arriving include; counselor and alumni student visits to the each elementary school, visits and tours of TEMS
  • World language introduction



TEMS supports Personal & Social Success through...

  • Advisor/Advisee program
  • CARE: Schoolwide recognition of respecting and caring for others
  • Communication of personal/social needs between TEMS and elementary school staff
  • Comprehensive health curriculum covering personal and social skills, internet safety, drug and alcohol prevention
  • Conflict resolution skills taught in health and developmental guidance
  • Development and monitoring of an individual personal/social goal
  • Developmental guidance lesson Understanding When and How to Ask for Help
  • Extracurricular activity fair with over 33 co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities
  •  If it's Mean Intervene school wide anti-bullying philosophy
  • Partnership with the Recreation Department for Afternoons at TEMS
  • Peer mediation program
  • PTO sponsored Timothy Edwards After-School Matinee
  • School and team community service activities
  • School Resource Officer stationed at TEMS
  • Team approach with community building activities,Tribes, homerooms, flex time, and team meetings
  • Team building skills (ropes course, regatta, and spirit raising activities)
  • Tier 1, 2 and 3 interventions for behavioral and social skills
  • Youth and Family Services liaison School Outreach Specialist housed at TEMS



TEMS develops Career Success through...

  • Babysitting certification and resume building
  • Developmental guidance lesson providing career exploration
  • Individual career planning inventory through Naviance
  • Individual learning styles inventory through Naviance
  • Technology and Family Consumer Science education



TEMS encourages Parent Involvement through the following...

  • Attend counselor transition meeting at each elementary school
  • Attend TEMS parent orientation
  • Become an active member of the PTO
  • Read Moving Up to Middle School  transition booklet
  • Attend open house and activity fair
  • Attend 6th grade parent meeting: What to Expect in Middle School
  • Attend student led conference
  • Check website for TE News updates on extracurricular activities
  • Communicate with teacher and counselors via phone and email
  • Encourage and support your student’s involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Monitor student progress through PowerSchool Parent Portal
  • Monitor homework through team website and student planner
  • Support and access individual goals through Naviance
  • Read TEMS newsletters and correspondence
  • Request conference when needed
  • Use Naviance to access Individual learning style assessment results

South Windsor Public Schools    1737 Main Street    South Windsor, CT 06074    Phone: 860.291.1200   
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