Talley Street Update
September 8, 2020
Update from the Principal
Dear Talley Street Community,
I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! With the short week, we will not have Wellness Wednesday. The students will follow the Tuesday schedule. We need your feedback on how things are going with virtual learning. We value your input. Below is a link to a Google Form. I would appreciate you taking the time to complete it. Have a great week!
Title I Input Meeting
Please join us to help revise the 2020-2021 Title I documents!
When: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 9:00 A.M. AND 5:00 P.M.
Where: ZOOM VIRTUAL MEETING
- It's not too late to sign up! If you are interested in using the Talley Flybrary, please fill out this form.
- Bus Pickup is on Tuesdays.
- Talley pickup is on Wednesdays from 10-1.
- Double check your holds to make sure they are ready before you come to pick them up! Instructions for how to do that are linked here.
- Office Hours are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45-3:15 if your child needs help putting books on hold, navigating Destiny, or finding books that they will like!
After School Activities
Intermediate Orchestra classes start next week!
Beginning Orchestra is open to all students (3rd, 4th, and 5th) who wish to learn to play the violin, viola, cello, or double bass. Classes will meet twice per week BEFORE the school day from 7:15 - 7:45 AM. (Day of the week depends on the instrument your child chooses.) Start date is October 5th. A parent information session will be held on Wednesday, Sept 16th @ 7:00pm. Contact the Program Coordinator (Nia.Schooler@DecaturStrings.com) for a link to the Zoom call.
The fee for the full year of orchestra classes is $200. Need-based scholarships and/or instrument rentals are available.
For more information about classes, instrument rentals, or to register your child for orchestra, please visit www.DecaturStrings.com.
If you have further questions, please contact the Program Coordinator (Nia.Schooler@DecaturStrings.com).
Talley Street Spirit Wear on Sale Now!
Register for the Talley Street Directory!
Talley Street Passive Fundraising
We're now on Amazon Smile! Log into www.smile.amazon.com and log into your Amazon
account, then select Talley Street Upper Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, then save and the PTO will start getting quarterly deposits!
One important tip - you MUST be logged in via smile.amazon.com while shopping for us to
receive any funds.
Kroger Community Rewards
We are set up to receive funds from Kroger. From your account screens, select Community
Rewards and search for “Talley Street Upper Elementary School PTO." Select it and then you
should be all set. Every time you use your Kroger card, the PTO will benefit!
Box Tops have gone digital! Download the app, Box Tops for Education. Enter your
information, select Talley St., scan receipts and done! We will no longer be collecting paper box
tops. If you have any issues using the app, you can submit (via the app) the item not being
recognized on your receipt for credit.
Looking for an easy way to support Talley Street PTO?
Who knew Passive Fundraising could be SO easy!! You don' need the key chain card anymore.
Follow the easy instructions on the link:
We’re set up as: Talley Street Upper Elementary School – Decatur, GA
www.csdecatur.net/opening - a repository for all documents, announcements, and communications about how CSD is handling the 2020-2021 school year.
www.csdecatur.net/nutrition - How to order meals
www.csdecatur.net/bustracker - How to sign up for the new Predictable Ryde Bus tracking app used for meal delivery, soon for the Fly-brary, mobile book delivery and when in-person learning resumes to track students on their buses
https://virtual.csdecatur.net/tech-help (how parents and staff can put in a tech support request)
https://virtual.csdecatur.net/students - classroom login information
https://virtual.csdecatur.net/parents - Virtual Learning Handbooks