Tiger Times

Weekly News & Notes - November 17th - 21st

Titus Highlights:

Upcoming Events . . .

November 10th - 21st:

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive - See below

November 10th - December 8th:

November 19th:

  • Reporting Documents available for parents
  • Kindergarten - Document will be sent home
  • Grades 1- 6 - Available online via parent portal @ 9:00 AM

November 20th - 21st:

  • No Kindergarten Classes
  • Kindergarten Conferences

November 24th - 25th

  • Fall Conferences
  • No School for Students

November 26th - 30th

  • Thanksgiving Recess

Paws for Pride . . .

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Congratulations to Kaitlyn Spicer, Billy Schanbacher, Riley Morton, Catherine Eberle, Lauren Schilling, Aditi Chathuruthy, & Joella Bragg.

These students were chosen at random to be recognized and celebrated for demonstrating one of our five character traits - Pride, Respect, Individual Responsibility, Determination & Empathy. For the months of November and December we are focusing on our theme of “Pride”. Thank you to all of the Titus families for your support of our Paws for PRIDE program.

Paws for Pride - Home Connection . . .

We are making the switch in our focus from Empathy to Pride for the months of November and December. To connect to home, we would like to hear about your family’s points of pride. Maybe someone learned to ride a bike or won a medal at a tournament. Perhaps someone in your family has tackled a difficult task, has gotten a promotion at work, or volunteered for a special event/charity. Whatever your family is proud of…we want you to share it with us. We will share your point of pride with our school community on the announcements. This will take the place of our t-chart homework. This is voluntary and is easy to do. Please email your information directly to Mrs. Horan and include the following:

  • Family Name
  • Child/Children’s names
  • Grade(s)
  • Teacher(s)
  • Brief description of your family’s Point of Pride

Thanks for all you do to help make Titus a great place! We look forward to celebrating with you!!

November Conferences . . .

We are fast approaching our November conferences for parents, teachers, and students. During this conference, your child's "Conference Report" will be referenced. This report will focus on his/her academic achievement, strengths as a learner, and goals for future growth. The Conference Report will serve as a springboard for conversations around student learning thus far, as well as goal setting for the future.

  • As a reminder, if you have not created a Log-in for the Parent Portal, please do so ASAP. Your child's Conference Report will be accessible electronically via the Parent Portal on November 19th. Click HERE to follow the link below for information on how to create a log-in.
  • Attention Kindergarten Families: The kindergarten reporting process will remain the same as in past years. Paper copies will be sent home; there are no changes to the Kindergarten Reporting process.

Honoring our Veterans . . .

Titus honored Veterans in a whole school assembly this past Tuesday. Titus teachers organized the assembly in honor of Veteran’s Day, and we had several active military individuals and veterans in attendance. In addition, Titus wore Red, White, and Blue to show pride towards veterans and our country!

iRun4Life: Co-chair Needed

We are looking for someone interested in helping to run the iRun4Life program at Titus. iRun4Llife is a non-competitive running club for elementary students that focuses on building strength and confidence, eating healthy, and doing good deeds. Although the program does not start until March…the planning starts now. The program is run primarily by parents, and its success depends on the commitment of volunteers.

To learn more about the program, please check out the their website . If you are interested in being a co-chair or volunteering, please contact Beth Bell.

Volunteer Opportunities . . .

We Need You . . .

Titus is looking for some volunteers to help out around the school. You simply have to visit the links below, enter your e-mail address, and sign up. Simple!

Titus' Artists . . .

The following students will soon have artwork hanging at the Cecelia Markham Orthodontist office

  • First Grade: Kaylee Conner, Shane McCole, Willow Stubanas & Zachary Rupp
  • Second Grade: Madison Zagnojny, & Kate Muntz
  • Third Grade - Pratyush Karthikeyan, Esther Lee, Mya Fleming, & Alex Walker
  • Fifth Grade - Isaac Rubio, Olivia Dallmer, Connor Lockwood, & Robert Porco
  • Sixth Grade - Zach Heintz & Bridget Curtis

S.A.C. Chat:

Race4Ed Highlights . . ..

Guest Reporter: Aaron Fromal

On Friday, Nov. 7th, Titus had their annual Race for Education. And to kick it off there was an all school pep rally to get all kids fired up, with live morning announcements and a special appearance by the Titus tiger. After that kids from all grade levels walked around the black top. Later on in the day, all classes got to enjoy a movie. All and all the day was a huge success but would not have been possible without Home & School.

Race for Education . . .

Guest Reporter: Logan Hinds

At Race for Education, I saw different people dancing, running, and getting their picture taken by the grown-ups, and people sitting on the bench. I also saw all the sparkling smiles when the kids were taking pictures. I saw all the boys with eye black just below their eyes. I saw every person with the Titus colors black and gold.

I heard the cameras go click, click before the flash of the camera. I heard all the loud music that the kids were dancing to. I also heard every kids’ voices talking to one another. I heard the kids’ shoes stomp against the black top. Another thing I heard was the DJ talking loudly on the microphone. I had a great time at Race for Education.

Home & School Association:

Toys for Tabor . . .

The season of giving is almost upon us and once again we at Titus will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Tabor Children Services from November 10th through December 8th. The children in need range from infant through 21 years of age. There will be decorated collection boxes in the lobby for your donations. For many, these will be the only holiday gifts they receive this year. The children who benefit from your generosity are extremely grateful. Please contact Mrs. Katie Doerr with any questions you may have. Thank you in advance for your support!

Race for Education . . .

Our annual Race for Education was a huge success. There was a lot of smiling, dancing and laughing. It was a great celebration of our school and our community. As loose ends are tied up, please keep an eye out for a race recap, including an update dollar amounts, our student winners and a special thank you to all volunteers.

Smile . . .

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