Tiogue's Weekly Family Newsletter

October 12, 2019 - No.7

Fire Prevention Week - Kindergarten through Gr. 2 Assembly - Thank you, Fire Marshall DeRosa

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TIOGUE PTA Trunk or Treat Event: Friday, October 18th 5:30pm Weather and EEE warning dependent *Alternative Date: Sunday, October 20th at 1:30pm

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Monthly Newsletter from our local Coventry Resource & Senior Center

Important Information at Tiogue

Tiogue is proud to again be a Title One, Feinstein Leadership School!

Hours: 8:40am - 3:10pm

Students may come to school when supervisory coverage begins at 8:20am

October 2019

-October 14 - NO SCHOOL, Columbus Day

-October 18 - PINK OUT EVENT at Tiogue! $1 donation or bring in a canned good to help to fight breast cancer and hunger! Possible Trunk or Treat Event (5:30pm depending upon Mosquitos/Frost)

-October 20 - Possible Trunk or Treat Event (1:30pm)

-October 21 - PTA Mtg. (5:30pm in the Tiogue library or cafeteria)

-October 28 - Progress Reports go home (Please remember, not all students will be bringing home progress reports - a few years ago, the school dept. changed the policy regarding progress reporting. Students falling into the at-risk category in one or more content/grading areas, should bring home a progress report. Some grade levels or individual teachers may also choose to send home progress reports for all children. It is a teacher preference.)

November 2019

-November 5 - LifeTouch Picture Day

-November 18 - PTA Mtg. (5:30pm in the Tiogue library or cafeteria)

PTA INFORMATION and Meeting Schedule:

10/21/19 at 5:30pm

11/18/19 at 5:30pm

12/16/19 at 5:30pm

1/13/20 at 5:30pm

2/10/20 at 5:30pm

3/16/20 at 5:30pm

4/13/20 at 5:30pm

5/18/20 at 5:30pm

6/8/20 at 5:30pm (Last Mtg. of the year)

School Store information:

PTA School Store will begin shortly. Last year, school store was open every other Wednesday during student lunch/recess times. More information to follow.

Our Mission and Motto:

At Tiogue School, we believe that students can achieve their personal best and become responsible and productive citizens by embracing all learning opportunities each day.

"Everybody is somebody at Tiogue"

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SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 18th, Tiogue's Annual Pink Out Day ($1 donation or a non-perishable canned good)

Very Important Links for Families:

Sodexo Food Service in Coventry:
Click here

Important Lunch Pricing Information

2019-2020 Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Bus Information: Click here (Some Routes and Times have changed as of this past week)

RI Broadcaster's Association: Sign up for weather and school closing alerts here

SIGN UP FOR OUR CodeRED Alert System: Sign up here

Coventry Public Schools Website: http://www.coventryschools.net/home

School Website: http://tiogueschool.squarespace.com/

Parent Information on our District Website

School Dept. 2019-20 Calendar: Click here

Coventry Curriculum Resources: Click here

Safe Snack List: Click here

Health & Wellness Letter: Click here

Our Nurse's Corner:

News From the Health Office:

-Our Fresh Fruit and Vegetable program started this week. If any new allergies or food intolerance's occur please notify me. Ask your children what they tried this week!

-Next Friday October 18th is our Pink Out. Our Feinstein Junior Scholars can wear pink, and donate a $1, or a non perishable food item for our food bank.

-If you are in need, or know of a Tiogue family in need of a Thanksgiving basket please notify me as soon as possible.

-It is very important that you notify the office, or Health Office of any bacterial, or viral illness so that I can properly keep surveillance, and notify families if needed.

Hand, foot, and mouth us a self limiting virus common in young children. Cycles of the virus often show in elementary school populations. Hand washing is your best prevention and protection measure. Please review with your children the importance of good hand washing.


Here is our Flu Clinic Information for our School Dept.:

Monday 11/4/19

4:00-6:30 p.m.

AT Coventry High School, 40 Reservoir Rd., Coventry, RI 02816

Register online at


Registration recommended but not required.

If you have insurance, bring your card.

No out-of-pocket cost

for anyone; no money

will be collected.

-Gina D'Aguano MS, MEd, RN, CSNT

A message from our Local Public Library

Coventry Parks & Rec is holding its annual Halloween Spooktacular on Friday, Oct. 25th starting @ 6:00pm. (Rain Date: Sat., Oct. 26th)

The Coventry Public Library is hosting a Trunk or Treat event as part of the celebration. We are looking for individuals, organizations and town departments to

participate by decorating their vehicle’s trunk and passing out candy. It’s a great way to bring awareness to the community!

If you would like to participate this year, please respond to this email or call the library at 822-9102.

Thank you,

Beth Farmer, youth services librarian

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