Timberwolf Times

September 11, 2020

Tiffany Ridge Elementary School

School Office Hours: 8:00 - 5:00

School Phone: 816-359-4400


Principal: Desiree Rios Assistant Principal: Megan Pudenz

Counselor: Leslie Andes Social Worker: Gayle Laney

Office Staff: Robin Meyers and Jill Kite

Nurse: Nicole Snodgrass

Important Dates

September 15th: School Picture Day

September 15th: Popsicle Pop-in Parade (formerly Ice Cream Social), 5:30-7:00pm, Front parking lot at TR

Free Breakfast and Lunch:

The Park Hill School District announced that there is additional lunch and breakfast funding for the 2020 school year. At this time all students will be receiving free meals until the funding runs out. See the Park Hill website for all of the details: parkhill.k12.mo.us/parent_resources/menus_and_nutrition/free_meals

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School Picture Day!

All students will have their individual pictures taken on Tuesday, September 15. See ordering details below. Pictures may be ordered at www.mylifetouch.com. The Tiffany Ridge Picture Day ID is EVT6SNP4P.


Our online learners also have the opportunity to come to Tiffany Ridge by appointment to have their picture taken. To sign up for a time, please go to: SCHEDULE PICTURES We will have a picture taking zone near the front entrance at school, so students will be able to quickly enter and have their picture taken.

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September Curriculum Connections

Check out the linked Curriculum Connections below to see what our Timberwolves will be working on in each subject area during the month of September! We want to share the learning topics at all of the grade levels so that you are familiar with what topics and content are taught this month! Your child's teacher is always happy to provide more details should you have questions!



Math K-5 Curriculum Connections

ELA K-5 Curriculum Connections

Science and Social Studies K-5 Curriculum Connections

Popsicle Pop-in Parade (Ice Cream Social with an update!)

We are having our traditional Ice Cream Social for our students and families this year! However, it will look a bit different! Families will drive through either car loops in the front parking lots. We will have our tailgate tents set up and teachers will pass popsicles to students and family members. This event is for both in person and online families. We hope you'll join the fun to wave, greet, and share a popsicle!
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Feedback for PTA:

The Tiffany Ridge PTA would like your feedback about the various activities and programs offered throughout the year at Tiffany Ridge. We value ALL community input and your feedback will help guide future planning! Survey LINK HERE or at the link below.

Join PTA!

It is time to REFRESH your PTA Membership! Our goal is for ALL families to join our PTA to support the many activities at Tiffany Ridge! Joining PTA does not commit you to help with anything specifically, but it helps give back to the school in many ways, funding a birthday book for every student, the Reflections Program, teacher grants, teacher appreciation week, and much more! You can sign up by filling out this online membership form and sending payment to school with your student. (cash or check made out to “Tiffany Ridge PTA”) OR we now have online payment access at this LINK!

Confidential Resource Checklist

A number of resources exist to help Park Hill School District families. If your family can benefit from any of the resources listed below, please check the service(s) you feel will be helpful. All information received, and any service provided, is kept strictly confidential. We look forward to providing support to your family! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Tiffany Ridge School Social Worker, Gayle Laney at
erikson-laneyg@parkhill.k12.mo.us or (816) 359-5747.


Confidential Resource Checklist (Click HERE to complete and submit electronically)

2020-2021 Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

Healthy meals help your children succeed in school. Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. Forms are available in the office and will be in each classroom at Back to School Night. Guidelines for qualifying for free or reduced price lunches available on the Park Hill website, which you may access HERE. Online application forms may be accessed HERE. Please fill out and drop off at the front office. These forms do not carry over and have to be filled out each school year. Should you have any questions, please contact our School Social Worker, Mrs. Laney at 816-359-5747.

Nominate a Staff Member for the Park Hill STAR Award

Our employees are the reason we are so successful here in the Park Hill School District, and we would like to recognize them for all they do for our students.

That is why we present the Park Hill Star award once a month to a Pre-K or elementary teacher, a secondary teacher and a support employee. Anyone can nominate an employee for this award by using the form below. It asks you to share how your nominee demonstrates our district values of continuous improvement, high expectations, integrity, visionary leadership and student focus. You can also share how your nominee supports the goals in our district’s strategic plan.
Nominate a Park Hill Star!

Use this link to nominate an awesome Tiffany Ridge staff member as a Park Hill Star!

Healh and Safety Guidelines

We are taking every precaution we can to try to keep our students and our staff safe during this COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the special edition of the Timberwolf Times that was sent to the community on August 17th.

Birthday Treats

Due to our safety guidelines, we will not be able to have food or other items brought into the school building for birthdays or other celebrations. If you are still interested in birthday treats for your students, our Food Service has options available for purchase. Click HERE for ordering information.

Tiffany Ridge PTA

2020-2021 PTA Board


President: Krista Heaivilin
Vice President of Fund Raising: Christine Carlson

Vice President of Membership: Amy Hoban
Secretary: Michelle Anderson
Treasurer: Jeff Imgarten

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2020-2021 PTA CALENDAR

Click link for the calendar of events for the 20-21 school year!

2020-2021 Park Hill School District Calendar

Click on the link above to view the Park Hill School District Calendar.

2020-2021 Parent-Student Handbook

Click on the link above to view the Parent-Student Handbook.