October Tidbits #1
October 1, 2023
Parents Have Homework Too!!
Mr. Kent and the TCES family
1. Mark your calendars:
A. First grade will be traveling to the ELMS Environmental Center on Friday, October 6th.
B. SMCPS has approved revisions to the school system calendar.
2. All past volunteers and new volunteers must complete the volunteer application annually:.
3. You will find the scheduled SY24 TCES fundraisers and PTO events through this link.
4. Use this link to join the TCES PTO.
A recap of last week and what is ahead!
Town Creek Terrapin Families,
9/23/23 - 9/27/23 Recap:
1. Parents/Guardians: if you need to sign out your child(ren) out early, please try to do this no later than 3:30 p.m.. After this time, the office is fully focused on the safety of bus and car dismissal. We can still assist you past this time by having your child(ren) report to the Media Center for dismissal at 3:45.
2. Congratulations to our three newest Tenacious Terrapins!
A TCES Tenacious Terrapin a student who never gives up and never stops trying, some who does whatever is required to accomplish a goal, and/or someone who goes above and beyond what is expected.
What's just ahead:
1. First grade will be traveling to the ELMS Environmental Center on Friday, October 6th.
2. Our first virtual day will be held on October 9th. Please reach out to your child's classroom teacher for more details on classwork participation for the virtual learning day.
Friday, October 6th - First grade field trip to the ELMS Environmental Center
Monday, October 9th - 2 hour early release virtual workday. All students will have virtual assignments to complete.
Thursday, October 12th - PTO Spirit event at MOD Pizza
Monday, October 16th - Fall Picture Day
Wednesday, October 18th - Unity Day - WEAR AND SHARE ORANGE to unite for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion to send a visible message that no child should ever experience bullying.
Friday, October 20th - Two hour early release (pre-k attends school)
Monday, October 23rd - Friday, October 27th - Red Ribbon Week
Friday, October 27th - Two hour early release (pre-k attends school)
Reporting a Student Absence:
Parent/Guardian student pick up form:
Everything Lunch: School Lunches, Menus, Accounts and Meal Benefit Applications
School and Bus Stop Locator:
Immunization and Medical Forms:
Student Handbook and Code of Conduct:
Student Resource and Technology Accountability:
TCES Spirit Wear
Ready to rock some new Town Creek threads? A wide variety of spirit wear is now available from hoodies to sweatpants!
Select this link to see pictures and detailed descriptions of the seven new items available in both youth and adult sizes.
To order, you can print this form and send cash or check, or you can order everything online in the My School Bucks School Store. For directions on how to order through the MSB School Store, please select this link.
The items will be delivered to your student at school as soon as they arrive at TCES.
**NOTE: Do not put money into the lunch money account for this purchase! That is a separate account from the School Store and can NOT be transferred.
- School Telephone: (301) 863-4044
- Website: https://schools.smcps.org/tces/
- School Messenger: phone, email, SMS (text messages)
Please be sure all phone number(s) and email addresses are up to date!