Christensen Courier

October 19th - 23rd

Important Dates to Remember:

October 27th & 29th - Picture Days (see details below)

November 1st - Daylight Savings ends - Set clocks back 1 hour

November 11th - No School - Veterans Day

November 28th & 29th - No School - Observation of Thanksgiving

December 10th - Picture Retakes

Picture Days

Christensen Elementary's picture days are October 27th & 29th.


In efforts to maintain social distancing requirements we are asking for parents to come for pictures alphabetically by last name at the below scheduled time slots.

If you are unable to come at the scheduled time, please do come at a time that is convenient for you. We are trying to serve our families in the safest but most efficient way possible. Remember masks are required on the school campus (students will be allowed to remove their mask for their picture taking).

There will be a picture make up day December 10th for those that are unable to come in at this time. Thank you for your patience in this unique time.


Tuesday, 10/27

8:00-8:30 Staff

8:30-9:45 A-F

9:45-10:30 G-L

10:30-11:15 M-P

11:15-12:00 R-Z


Thursday, 10/29

2:00-3:00 A-F

3:00-4:00 G-M

4:00-4:30 N-R

4:30-5:45 S-Z and working families

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Nutrition Services Appreciation Week, Oct. 12th - 16th

We are so grateful to Iryna Lunhu for daily preparing and providing nutritious sack lunches for Christensen students with a warm, friendly and welcoming smile. Free Sack lunches are available for pick up at Christensen Elementary Monday through Friday 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Daily Attendance Matters

Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday teachers lead live conferences. Wednesdays are still school days. It is a day of completing independent computer assignments. On Wednesdays, students need to complete tasks assigned by teachers or they'll be marked absent. An attendance auto dialer phone call will be sent out to parents of students who were market absent the day before. If your student will be absent, please notify the teacher or the school office at 253-298-3300.

If your student is experiencing laptop issues, click on the below link to request IT support.

Franklin Pierce Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Questions and complaints of alleged discrimination should be directed to James Hester, Compliance Coordinator for State and Civil Rights Laws; Wendy Malich, Title IX Officer; or John Sanders, 504/ADA Coordinator at 315 129th ST S, Tacoma, WA 98444-5099 or at (253)298-3000