Tustumena Elementary Newsletter

February 5, 2018

Special Event Coming Up

We’re celebrating “Love of Reading” Feb. 12- 16

Monday Bookmarks – Students will make bookmarks to share later in the week with their buddy readers.

Tuesday Door Decorations – The Children will decorate their classroom door with a reading theme (favorite author, book title, or anything to do with reading).

Wednesday Valentine’s Day – no scheduled Love of Reading Events.

Thursday Pajama/Sweats Day and Read-In - Classes will wear pajamas or sweats to school and get comfortable to read. Teacher determines time and length for read-in. Students may bring a blanket, pillow or stuffed animal to snuggle in and read.

FridayReadable Hat or T-Shirt Day – Children may wear school appropriate readable t-shirt or hat.

Coming Events


6- Battle of Books- Grades 3-4

7- Early Release - 2:05

8-9- Parent/Teacher Conferences- No School

13- Battle of Books- Grades 5-6

14- 5th Grade to Challenger Center- 9-12:30

15- Building Level Forensics Match

20- PTO Meeting 4pm

24- (Saturday) District Forensics Match 10-12:30

26- Site Council Meeting 4pm

27- Skyview Middle School Counselors visit 6th Grade


9- No School - Inservice Day

12-16- Spring Break

20- PTO Meeting 4pm

20- Sixth Grade parent orientation at Skyview 6:30

26- Site Council Meeting 4pm

29- Lynx Track K-1 to Jumpin Junction

31- Easter Egg Hunt - 10:00am (Sharp)

Parent University

Solving Subtraction Equations - Sixth Grade

Parent University

Solving Subtraction Equations 2- Sixth Grade

Professional Development for Staff

Wednesday, February 7, 2018- Collaboration Time- Teachers learning to operate and edit Swivel Camera technology

Friday, February 9, 2018- Professional Development Time- Personalized Learning- Drafting a plan for the classroom.