Student Success Plans at Grade 8

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...

  • Continuous access to monitor academic success through PowerSchool
  • Counselors follow caseloads to 8th grade providing continuity
  • Counselor Meet and Greet first weeks of school
  • EXCEL program
  • High school transition developmental guidance lessons and tours
  • Individual planning of high school course selections to meet rigorous academic expectations
  • Individual planning on Naviance
  • Ongoing data driven monitoring and assessment of reading math, writing and science
  • Student scheduling based on individual needs
  • Team approach including counselors, teachers and administration monitoring of attendance, behavior and grades
  • Tier 1, 2 and 3 interventions in math and reading



TEMS supports Personal & Social Success through...

  • Advisor/Advisee program
  • CARE: Schoolwide recognition of respecting and caring for others
  • Communication of individual personal and social needs between TEMS counselors and SWHS
  • Comprehensive health curriculum covering personal, social, nutrition, drug and alcohol prevention topics
  • Conflict resolution skills taught in health and developmental guidance
  • Extracurricular activity fair with over 33 co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities
  • Future goal setting
  • If it's Mean Intervene school wide anti-bullying philosophy
  • Individual planning of high school course selections related to skills and interests
  • Multimedia presentation raising awareness of social/personal issues
  • 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
  • Silent Protest
  • Team approach with community building activities, Tribes activities, homerooms, and team meetings
  • Team building skills (8th grade outing, 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...

  • Career exploration opportunities
  • Complete Career Cluster Finder in Naviance
  • Complete Career Key in Naviance
  • Establish individual career and long range goals in Naviance
  • Technology, Art and Family Consumer Science education



TEMS encourages Parent Involvement through the following...

  • Attend open house and activity fair
  • Attend 8th grade parent meeting: High School Transition
  • Attend high school transition night at SWHS
  • Become an active member of the PTO
  • 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
  • Read High School Transition booklet
  • Request conference when needed

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