Tiogue's Weekly Family Newsletter
Home of the Timberwolves December 2, 2017 vol 14
Important Dates and Information
Upcoming Dates to Remember-
-December 5, 2017 LifeTouch Re-Take Picture Day (10:30am - until PRE K PM finishes)
-December 6, 2017 Town/Zoning Mtg. regarding the Proposed Gun Range near Washington Oak School, Town Hall 7pm (see letter below from our School Committee and Mr. Levis)
-December 6, 2017 at 6pm: TITLE ONE, NIGHT TIME READING EVENT! An informational flyer was sent home on colorful paper.
-December 11, 2017 Navy Band performs for our students today
-December 13, 2017 Chorus Concert, Gymnasium 6:30pm
-December 14, 2017 PTA Mtg., 6:30am Library
-December 16, 2017 Breakfast With Santa: 8:30am and 10:30am
-December 21, 2017 SIT Mtg., 7:45am
-December 23rd WINTER BREAK BEGINS
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"
Hours: 8:40am - 3:10pm
Students may come to school when supervisory coverage begins at 8:20am
Attendance - is important!
Our District goal each school year is to ensure that every student attends school each day and comes to school on-time. We understand, especially during this time of the school year, that some absences are unavoidable due to health problems or other special circumstances. However, we also know that when a student misses too much school or comes into school late (tardy) too often, regardless of the reason- i.e.: doctor appointments, this can cause them to fall behind academically. The evidence is clear that children are less likely to succeed if they are chronically absent or tardy—which means missing 18 or more days over the course of an entire school year.
- Children chronically absent in kindergarten and 1st grade are much less likely to read at grade level by the end of 3rd grade.
- By 6th grade, chronic absence is a proven early warning sign for students at-risk for dropping out of school.
- By 9th grade good attendance can predict graduation rates even better than 8th grade test scores.
Absences and tardies can add up quickly. A child is chronically absent if he or she misses just two days every month!! We will be sending home attendance warning letters over the next few weeks. Please be aware that we are bound by policy and law to inform you and our Truant Officer of chronic cases of missed school.
Important Internet Links
Coventry Public Schools Website: http://www.coventryschools.net/homeSchool Website: http://tiogueschool.squarespace.com/
Parent Information on our District site
School Dept. 2017-18 Calendar: District Calendar
Coventry Curriculum Resources: Click here
Safe Snack List: Click here
Health & Wellness Letter: Click here
Food Service in Coventry: Click here
Bus Information: Click here
RI Broadcaster's Association: Sign up for weather and school closing alerts here
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