Timberwolf Times

August 27, 2021

Tiffany Ridge Elementary School

School Hours: 9:10-4:00

School Phone: 816-359-4400


Principal: Desiree Rios Assistant Principal: Megan Pudenz

Counselor: Leslie Andes Social Worker: Gayle Laney

Office Staff: Robin Meyers and Andrea Berka

Nurse: Nicole Snodgrass

Important Dates!

September 6th: NO SCHOOL, Labor Day

September 8th: Early Release, 2pm

September 14th: School Picture Day

September 14th: PTA Meeting, Library, 6:30pm

September 28th: Watch DOGS Donut Day, 8:15am

Early Release Days!

One Wednesday per month, students are released from school at 2:00. Teachers are involved in various Professional Learning meetings during this time. We want to be sure you have these dates on your calendars, so you can plan for child care as needed! Our buses will operate as usual on these dates, just 2 hours earlier than usual! See the exact dates below in addition to other "No School" dates.
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Show your Timberwolf PRIDE!

Send in your orders by next Thursday, 9/2! We love our school and want everyone to show their Timberwolf pride! We have a one time offering of a specially designed t-shirt for purchase for students, staff and family members. The order form will be available at Back to School Night or you may print the form below!
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Tiffany Ridge Elementary

Picture Day is: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Wagner Portrait Group will be photographing students for portrait packages & school records.

NEW! Only online orders will be accepted.

(Please do not bring checks, cash, or order forms to school as they will no longer be accepted.)


https://bit.ly/3yVb075

www.WagnerPortraitGroup.com

Online Pre-Order Password: 5A2R7T6

Can’t order online or have other questions? We are happy to help! 314-567-5900 or 1-800-444-7986

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Tiffany Ridge Health & Safety Guidelines

See the information at this link for our procedures to keep our students safe at school!

Important Art Information from Mrs. De La Piedra, Art Teacher

  • I am excited to be using the online portfolio app—Artsonia--again this year! All student artwork from last year is still visible and available to order products from. As new artwork is added to your students portfolio, you will receive an e-mail alerting you when there is new art to view.
  • I will not be using Art to Remember this year, but you can order many of the same products from Artsonia at any time. Our school receives a portion of the profit from the products you purchase!
  • Feel free to e-mail me with any questions you have about using Artsonia.
  • See below for the new QR and access code for Artsonia this year!

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.

FREE Lunch Information

Meals are free for all children, ages 18 and under, through the end of the 2021-2022 school year. Children can receive up to one breakfast and one lunch each day.


Students who bring a lunch from home, but would like to purchase a drink (milk or juice) are required to pay for the "a la carte" items. Those are NOT part of the free lunch program.

Bulk Frozen Meal Kits:
Park Hill Online Academy students and area children not enrolled in Park Hill have the option of ordering bulk, frozen meals for pickup once per week. This meal pack will include five breakfasts and five lunches per child, along with preparation instructions. Orders must be placed no later than 7:30 am each Tuesday for Wednesday pick up. Additional directions are included at the top of the order form.

  • Wednesday Pick Up Time - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Pickup location: Park Hill Support Services Center, 9501 N Seymour Avenue

August Frozen Meal Menu.pdf

September Frozen Meal Menu.pdf

Join PTA! Help our Timberwolves Reach for the Stars!

Our goal is for ALL parents and staff 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. The money goes towards funding a birthday book for every student, the Reflections Program, classroom grants, and much more! You can sign up by filling out this form and sending payment to school (cash or check made out to “Tiffany Ridge PTA”) with your child OR you can join online by going to https://tiffany-ridge-elementary-pta.square.site/ or this QR Code.
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PTA Committee Sign-Up!

We need YOU! We are planning to return to a normal year for 2021-2022! Please consider getting involved in our school by volunteering for one of the committees below. You will not be "alone" or "in charge", as each committee will have several participants to work together to help with the event or activity. Research tells us that when parents are involved in their children's schools, then the children are more engaged and successful in school!

Order Your Tiffany Ridge Spiritwear for the 21-22 School year!

Do you need some new Timberwolf gear? Visit our online store to place your order now at https://www.tiffanyridgespiritwear.com/

Family Support Service Options:

Please go to the "Heart to Home" newsletter below to access services to support your family. Please reach out to our Counselor, Leslie Andes, at 816-359-5719 or our Social Worker, Gayle Laney, at 816-359-5747 to seek more information.

Confidential Resource Checklist

Please fill out this form and drop off at the office for any resources or information you need.

Confidential Resource Checklist

Miles of Smiles: August 26th – September 15th

Miles of Smiles is a full service dental program that provides FREE comprehensive dental care to children in the Northland. This free service is made available through private donations and Missouri Medicaid funding. If your child participates in the program, their dental care will be provided on site, in the school, by a Missouri licensed dentist. Whether you have insurance or not, Miles of Smiles provides a full service dental program including cleanings, x-rays, fillings, crowns, pulpotimies and extractions, for free.


Patient registration forms can be completed online from a smart phone, a computer, or you can contact the school. Forms will be sent home Back to School Night. Please include all of the necessary information on your child’s form, including but not limited to: Health History, Allergies, and any concerns you have. Please remember in order for your child to be seen we will need all three parent signatures signed on the form. Please have the form completed by August 25th. Call Gayle Laney if you have questions. Please visit our website for more information and to sign your child up online! https://levelupkidsinc.org/patientinfo

Heart to Home Newsletter

Click here for Social Emotional Resources to support our Tiffany Ridge families!

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!

Box Tops Link

Collecting Box Tops is a great way to "fundraise" for Tiffany Ridge! Use the link here to scan box tops. Each box top gives money back to our school!

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2021-2022 Park Hill School District Calendar

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

2021-2022 Parent-Student Handbook

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

Tiffany Ridge PTA

2021-2022 PTA Board

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

Vice President of Membership: Amy Hoban
Secretary: Michelle Anderson
Treasurer: Courtney Pratten