Tennyson Knolls Prep Friday Update

9/17/2021

A note from Admin:

Hello TKP Families!


It was great getting to meet more families at coffee with the principal. We would love to keep building realtionships with our families! We would love to see you at the October meeting! We will be doing a TKP float in the homecoming parade. If you are interested in participating, please reach out to Mrs. Fick at sfick@mywps.org. We hope you have a great weekend and enjoy your Monday off!


Molly Mojden and Stephanie Fick

No School Monday

There will be no school for all students this Monday, September 20th due to a teacher work day. We look forward to seeing all students back on Tuesday, September 21st!

October Count

October Count for grades Kinder-8th begins on September 24th and runs through October 8th, with the official count day being October 1st. October count for preschool will run October 25th-November 8th and the official count day is November 1st. It is imperative that students are at school each and every day. Our attendance through October Counts helps fund our school and district. We greatly appreciate your cooperation in ensuring your students are present and on time each day!

Picture Day

Student Picture Day is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28th. Picture order forms were sent home today with all students in their Friday Folders. Picture order forms should be turned into your student's homeroom teacher. Payment is due the same day as pictures and the office as well as Dorian Studios will NOT have change to break any bills. If your student loses their order form, there will be additional in the office upon request.

Afterschool Karate Program

Seo's Karate is providing students the opportunity to participate in an afterschool karate program. The program costs $25 (cash only). The program will take place after school on 10/5, 10/6, 10/7, 10/12, 10/13, and 10/14 from 2:55-3:35 each day except 10/6. On 10/6 karate will run from 1:45-2:30pm due to early release. Parents/Guardians are responsible for picking up students promptly after karate class and parents are required to attend orientation at Seo's Karate(64th and Wadsworth) on 10/4 from 5:30-6:15pm. For questions, please call Mrs. Dillman at 720-542-4361 or email her at hdillman@mywps.org . Thank you!

Major Saver Campaign

Students will have an opportunity to sell Major Saver cards starting Thursday, September 23rd. Each card will sell for $15 a piece and Westminster Public Schools directly benefit from these sales. Each card offers deals to various restaurants and business. Students will be rewarded with prizes based on the number of cards sold. Thank you for your support with this program and please watch for packets to come home with your students on September 23rd.

GOCO Afterschool Nature Club

Nature club is an afterschool club allowing students to connect with nature, participate in activities, and interact with nature enthusiasts. The club is facilitated by educators from Butterfly Pavilion and is free for families. Club is held every Tuesday and Thursday from 3pm-5pm and started on September 14th. To register your student for club, please complete the following link. English Link Spanish Link For questions pertaining to the club, please contact Oksanna the GOCO Coordinator at owildrick@butterflies.org .


*Tuesday Club is for students in the following classes: Pennell, Graff, Wilkins, Kaiser, McGurn, Farese, and Lyons. Started on September 14th


*Thursday Club is for students in the following classes: Walter, Ruck, Dalrymple, Sims, Christopher homeroom, and Hughes' homeroom. Started on September 16th-This group is currently full, but a waiting list will be started for any additional interested students.

Free/Reduced Lunch Application

If you haven't already completed the free/reduced lunch application for your student(s), please do so by clicking on this link. Once you have completed the application, please forward your confirmation email to Megan at mfreiberg@mywps.org in order to receive a 25% discount on your $40 technology fee. This early bird special is only good through the end of September.

Chromebook Agreement

In order for students to bring their Chromebooks home, we need a completed Chromebook agreement. If you have not completed this please do so ASAP!

Chromebook Agreement Link

Paper packets are available upon request as well if you would rather complete it that way. Thank you!

FREE Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

9Health is hosting a free Pfizer COVID vaccine clinic at Westminster High School on September 12th and October 3rd from 9am-2pm both days. Walk-ins are welcome, must be 12 years or age or older. No I.D. or insurance required. Please see the attached flyer.

Rockies Game

Colorado Rockies and the Westminster Public Schools Foundation invite you to Coors Field for a night of baseball, fireworks, and fun! Rockies play the San Francisco Giants on Friday, September 24th at 6:10pm. To purchase tickets, please go to www.rockies.com/westminsterpublicschools . A portion of each ticket sold will go back to the WPS Foundation!

Staff Member of the Week

Ms. Sims is always a team player and willing to help. She has a warm and welcoming classroom where students feel safe and ready to learn. She is someone that you can always count on and keeps a positive attitude always! TKP is so lucky to have Carolyn Sims!

Reminders

  • After meeting with PTO, we have decided that students can be dropped off starting at 7:35 AM to help with the flow of traffic.
  • Students need to be on time to school daily. Please make sure students are dropped off by 7:45 AM! Thank you!
  • All students need to wear a mask throughout the school day. Please send your student prepared with a mask daily!
  • Please make sure your student has a water bottle here at school that they can refill throughout the day!
  • Chromebooks need to be transported between school and home daily, once the chromebook agreement is completed! Please make sure to charge your chromebook at night.

Important Calendar Dates

  • Sept. 20, 2021- Non-Student Contact Day- NO SCHOOL
  • Sept. 24, 2021-October Count begins for grades Kinder-8th
  • Sept. 28, 2021- Picture Day
  • Oct. 1, 2021-Official Count Day for grades Kinder-8th (100% attendance is crucial)
  • Oct. 6, 2021- Early Release Day @ 1:45 PM
  • Oct. 8, 2021-Last day of October Count for grades Kinder-8th

TKP School Calendar