Congratulations to the boys and girls who participated as part of Tumpane’s first ever Co-Ed Baseball Team! For a school that was taking part in this tournament for the very first time, the team was very impressive with their play. Tumpane won all 4 of their games by very convincing scores over teams that have taken part for years in this event. The organizer of the tournament and coaches from other schools were all very complimentary of Tumpane’s skills and sportsmanship. The team members all received a first place ribbon for their win and the school was presented with a plaque to hang in our front foyer. Once again, it was a pleasure to coach all of you and I hope everyone had a fun time playing baseball this year.
This year both the boy’s and girl’s soccer teams made it to the TDSB North Final Tournament. The teams made it to the finals by winning their respective regional tournaments, going undefeated and allowing only 1 goal against in 6 full games of soccer.
However, at the North Finals both teams lost very close, heart-breaking games by an identical score of 2-1! With a little luck or a timely goal both teams could have easily made it to the City Finals. Even in defeat both teams showed great sportsmanship and they represented the school with great integrity. Thanks to all the students who participated on the teams this year and for those who are graduating I hope you continue playing soccer in middle school next year. For those that will be here next year and the younger students who will be looking to find a spot on next year’s teams, TRY-OUTS are not that far away!
Thanks to all the players, for a fabulous year of soccer.
Tumpane’s French Immersion students in grades 1 and 2 performed a special African song and dance for the entire school last week. Mme. Ayi, Mlle. Nomura, and M. Kouassi’s students made an extra special character education assembly using dance and music. (Jambo means “Hello!” in Swahili.)
View the video on SchoolTube by clicking here!
This June, 4 classes (Mlle.Give, Ms.Serato, Monsieur Belizaire and Mr. Smikle) were chosen by the TDSB to participate in a program called “Swim To Survive“. This program defines the essential minimum skills required to survive an unexpected fall into deep water. Tumpane students will have 3 in-water lessons of one hour each, focusing on three basic swimming skills (Roll entry – Tread water 1 min. – Swim 50 m). Swim to Survive is designed to encourage water safety and prevent drowning
All lessons will be held at Downsview Secondary school pool on June 13th,14th and 20th. If you have any questions about the program please contact Mr. Harvey.