William Tell Elementary

Parent Newsletter, October, 2015

WFIE Channel 14 Sunrise--Friday, October 2nd--Drop off at TCJSHS at 5:45 a.m.

Tell City Schools will be highlighted on Friday, October 2nd, during the 6 a.m. Channel 14 Sunrise School Spirit broadcast. On this day, William Tell Elementary students may be dropped off at 5:45 a.m. in the TCJSHS student parking lot off Tell Street. Staff members will be at that entrance to direct students to the Bryan Taylor Gym for a special seating area. William Tell Elementary students and staff members will be transported from TCJSHS by bus at 7:20 a.m. to William Tell Elementary, but not before enjoying some breakfast pizza at TCJSHS! Parents and community members are invited to attend!

Fall Book Fair starts Friday, October 2nd

The Fall Book Fair will be open to students during the school day starting Friday, October 2nd and ending at the end of the school day Thursday, October 8th. Book Fair flyers were sent home this week. We will again have a special evening celebration where we invite all family members, including Grandparents or a special "Grand" person. See details below!

Book Fair "Grand" Event/Health Fair

Tuesday, Oct. 6th, 3:30-5:30pm

1235 31st St

Tell City, IN

Bring along grandparents or any special "Grand" person in your child's life. There will be FREE fall photos and cookies, with a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog. This "Grand" night is a fun evening for everyone! This event is sponsored by the P.T.O. Flu shots will be available as well as vouchers for blood work. The PTO meeting will be at 5 p.m. in the stage area.

Fundraiser Item Pick-up, Monday, October 12th

Pick up your fundraiser items from 3:00-6:00 p.m. entering through the cafeteria doors. From 3:00-3:30 p.m. you must park in the gravel lot and not in the bus lanes. No fundraiser items can be sent home on the school bus. Preliminary reports show we had yet another successful fundraiser! Money is due Thursday, October 22nd.
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Students Celebrate College Go! Week

William Tell Elementary students discussed college goals and what is needed to accomplish those goals. Students shared their plans on daily announcements during College Go! Week and wore their favorite college logo on Friday.

Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday, October 8th

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Thursday, October 8th, starting at 3:30 p.m. A flyer was sent home for you to write down your preferred choices for times. Your child's teacher sends home a green form which tells you your child's conference time. Please take advantage of this opportunity to get an update on your child's progress.

Fall Fest

Wednesday, Oct. 14th, 4-5:30pm

William Tell Elementary Back Parking Lot

Chili supper, face painting, s'mores, and hay rides. More details coming!

All events will be outdoors.


The Rain Date for all events of the evening: Thursday, October 15th.

Fall Break

There will be no school Friday, Oct. 23rd, Monday, Oct. 26th, and Tuesday, Oct. 27th. Enjoy!