Fern Communicator

September 25th - 29th

Title 1 Funding- VERY IMPORTANT

A significant portion of Fern Elementary's funding comes from Federal Title 1 funding. This funding is ONLY received if parents complete the meal application found HERE. We NEED EVERYONE to complete this application whether your student is planning on eating in the cafeteria or not. Please complete this application ASAP.

This Weeks Schedule

Monday, September 25th - No School

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Tuesday, September 26th

  • Regular Dismissal Schedule
    • TK/K - 1:50 pm
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd - 3:03 pm
    • 4th & 5th - 3:12 pm

Wednesday, September 27th
  • Wear your College Gear!
  • Big Smiles Dentist on Campus!
  • Farmers Market on Campus.
    • This fun and nutritious event is being brought to us by Food 4 Thought. Ask your students what they picked out!
  • Wednesday Dismissal Schedule
    • TK/K - 1:50 pm
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd - 2:18 pm
    • 4th & 5th - 2:27 pm

Thursday, September 28th

  • Regular Dismissal Schedule
    • TK/K - 1:50 pm
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd - 3:03 pm
    • 4th & 5th - 3:12 pm

Friday, September 29th

  • Regular Dismissal Schedule
    • TK/K - 1:50 pm
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd - 3:03 pm
    • 4th & 5th - 3:12 pm

School News

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TEF Sketchers Walk

Fern’s Skechers Walk Fundraiser has begun!

We are walking to raise money for an outdoor learning environment. We would like to add 3 more tables, umbrellas and AstroTurf to our garden.

For everyone that registers as a walker (Friday, 9/15 @ 3 pm through Friday, 9/22 @ 3:pm) will be entered into a drawing.

  • 1st Prize - Kids Fire 7 Tablet
  • 2nd Prize - Dr. Remland's Monster

It is SIMPLE TO JOIN with these instructions:

  1. Visit the Team Fern Page
  2. Click on the Join Team button at the top. Do not click Donate
  3. Register for just $30 as a WALKER or VIRTUAL WALKER so Fern receives credit. (You may register and add an additional donation, but please do not just donate without the virtual registration).

  4. REMEMBER TO click the box to choose ​Torrance Education Foundation.

  5. Encourage your family and friends to do the same!

  6. The live walk for those who wish to participate: Sunday, October 29, 2023

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Support Fern All Year!

Sign up for Ralphs Community Contribution Program at NO added cost to you. Use Fern's Organization ID WE852. Click here

Title 1 School Parents Rights Letter

Big Smiles Dentist

  • Wednesday, September 27th: Dentist on Campus

School Guidelines

Our school is dedicated to fostering a safe, positive, and respectful school culture where every student’s academic, behavioral, and social success are equally important. Please review our School Guidelines for information such as:

  • Expected Student Behavior
  • Appropriate Dress and Footwear
  • School Visits including Item Drop Off
  • Bicycle Safety & Helmet Requirements
  • Student Birthdays

Nutrition Services

Lunch Menu

September News Letter

Interactive Menus for Breakfast, Lunch and ELOP Snack

Free Breakfast and Lunch will be served in the cafeteria on the first day of school. These will be provided FREE of charge during the 2023-2024 school year. Children, of course, may pack a snack & lunch. Visit the TUSD Nutrition Services website www.tusd.org/nutrition-services for additional information.

Fern PTA: Building Community

2023 Reflections Art Contest

  • Fern Falcons! It is time to share the things that make you HOPEFUL! We have a wonderful opportunity for you to show off your creativity and put our theme “I am Hopeful Because...” into your art!
  • Flyer
  • Application

Book Fair

PTA Fundraiser

Fern Families! Our Photo Fundraiser is back by popular demand! This year we will be taking family photos in a local eucalyptus grove. Mark your calendars and get your outfits ready for the photo shoots happening on 10/14-10/15. We had a great turnout last school year and we want to encourage you to sign up early as spots will fill up! Start thinking about your Holiday cards and yearly photos and support our school while you do it! It’s a win win! Please see the flyer for details and sign up using the link provided!

Back to School Night Packet

  • This packet was handed out at back to school night on behalf of our wonderful PTA.

Click here to access the PTA Back to School Guide!
  • President Welcome Letter
  • Executive Board Contact info
  • Fern PTA Calendar
  • VIP Package Online Order Form
  • PTA Membership Flyer
  • PTA Volunteer Interest Flyer
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Helping Children Learn Newsletter

October Newsletter

Onsite After School Activities

TUSD Flyers

Free Homework Help "HelpNow" Program

The "HelpNow" program is a free online tutoring service that provides valuable assistance to our students, ensuring they have access to quality support when they need it.

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