Staggered Schedule at TMS-E



TCS Board meeting

Our TCS Board meeting was held last evening. The board approved the plan to return to in-person instruction for elementary students starting September 21, 2020. The students will start in a staggered schedule format. We are looking forward to seeing our face to face students at TMSE on Monday. You will be hearing from your child's teacher via email this afternoon as to your staggered group/day assignment.

Student groups and days (Green & Gray)

  • Students will be coming back on campus on Monday, September 21st.
  • Students will receive 2 days of face-to-face instruction & 3 days of asynchronous learning.
  • Friday will be a virtual day of asynchronous learning (no live instruction) for ALL students.
  • During the staggered phase of school reopening, students will be divided into two groups.
  • The green group students will attend school on Monday and Tuesday from 7:55-2:40.
  • The gray group students will attend school on Wednesday and Thursday from 7:55-2:40.
  • You will be hearing from your child's teacher via email this afternoon as to your staggered group/day assignment.

Important Health Information

  • Masks are mandatory for ALL students and faculty at TMS-E. Please send your child to school with a clean, labeled mask daily.
  • Temperature checks for all students will occur first thing each morning.
  • We ask that you do not send your child to school with any of these symptoms:

NEW Cough

NEW loss of taste or smell

NEW Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing

Temp of 100.4 or greater

Runny nose or congestion



Muscle or Body Aches




Sore throat

**If your child has any of these symptoms, he/she will be placed in an isolation room and you will be asked to pick your child from school as soon as possible.**

· Notify Nurse Kristina if your student has a positive Covid-19 test or exposure to Covid-19.

· If your child has been in close contact with someone with Covid-19 or suspected Covid-19 at the school you will be notified.

Contact Info

· The school needs updated reliable contact information and individuals listed that can pick up your child in the event they need to go home.


· Any 8:00 am medications should be given at home before your child leaves for school.

· If your child uses an inhaler please discuss with your child’s physician if they are able to self- administer or self-carry the inhaler at school. This will be at the physician’s discretion.

· If you have medication to sign in to the school nurse you will need a Parent/Physician Authorization form (PPAF) completed by the medical provider.

Some Preliminary Information

A very detailed newsletter with more safety measures is forthcoming.

  • We must know in advance who is eating breakfast and/or lunch prepared by our cafeteria staff (Input form will be coming to you via email on Thursday). Safety measures are in place.
  • We have included recess in our daily schedule. Safety measures are in place.
  • PE classes will be held outside weather permitting. Safety measures are in place.
  • Water fountains at TMSE are turned off. Please send two bottles of water with your child daily.
  • No extended day services will be provided until further notice.