Totem Falls Raven Review

Friday, May 20, 2022

ATTENDANCE EMAIL

We have a new attendance email. You can still call 360-563-4751 to report an absence OR use the new email: tf-attendance@sno.wednet.edu

Sickness, COVID-19 and Close Contacts

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IMPORTANT DATES

MAY

22: TF Aquasox Night-Tickets on sale until 10pm tonight, 5/20

25: Final PTO General meeting of the year

30: *NO SCHOOL* Memorial Day


JUNE

6: Last week to check out books, all books due June 13

9: Art Walk, 6-8:00 pm

10: Field Day

17: 6th grade recognition 9:00 - 10:00 am

20: Last day of school, early release 11:45 am

MESSAGE FROM DR. CHURCH

Dear Totem Falls Families,

I wanted to share some staffing updates with you as our Raven family is going through the annual changes related to schools. Mrs. Lori Cordova is retiring after many years teaching 5th grade at Totem Falls. Ms. Shari Glover is moving from our resource room, to an open 5th grade position here. Rebecca Burns, a current special education teacher at Valley View, is transferring to the open resource room position. Ms. Tamara Skeen has accepted a principal position in Mukilteo and Mrs. Jennie Melton is looping up with her 1st graders to teach 2nd grade. Talia Schueller, a former Cascade View and Glacier Peak teacher, is excited to join the 1st grade team. Mrs. Cheri Peach will join the preschool team halftime.


We are also fortunate to add an assistant principal half time, sharing with Cascade View as well as a multi-language learner teacher to support students learning English, we will share with Seattle Hill. Ms. Wendy Stegall is coming from our district special education department as our assistant principal. Mrs. Sara Herber is coming from Snohomish High School to be our language learner teacher. We are happy to welcome everyone to their new school and positions!


We are sad to say our goodbyes to Mrs. Amy Seelhoff, who has done a fantastic job as Mrs. Cordova’s long term sub.


Sincerely,

Craig

CONGRATULATIONS SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS

K-2: Everybody Won!

3rd Grade: Easton Granstrom, Ryan Goodrich, Sam Hutchison

4th Grade: Alex Baumert

5th Grade: Nolan Bales and Braxen Albright

6th Grade: Anna Wood and Amy Kotyluk


Student Choice Award: Eloise Kreeck, Presley Fisher, and Lula Touchette (3rd - Foster)

Jonah Silke (1st Grade, - Mclatchy)

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TOTEM FALLS AQUASOX NIGHT: THIS SUNDAY, May 22nd

Purchase your tickets by this Friday night at midnight!

Totem Falls AquaSox Night is this SUNDAY, MAY 22ND at 4:05pm. Buy your tickets online by this Friday night at midnight. Tickets are only $10 each! Everyone is invited!

Just scan the QR code to be linked to group portal and type totemfalls to purchase tickets.

***If you have the AquaSox Reading FREE GAME voucher, you can still use that voucher online too. It will prompt you to input the discount voucher at checkout.


BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER THE GAME

***Families can arrive as early as 3pm!

Before and during the game: Fun Zone inflatables will be open for anyone to purchase tickets.

The Mascots: will be out on the concourse available to take pictures before the game too.

After the game will be “Kids Run the Bases” where the kids will lineup at the first base gate and proceed to run the bases and exit at the 3rd base gate.


FREE FUNKO TOY voucher

***If your child got a FUNKO POP TOY Voucher from the AquaSox Reading challenge, don’t forget to bring it to the game and get their Funko POP Toy at the Frog Shop for free

FROM THE MUSIC ROOM

The 1st and 2nd grade students are proud to present On Safari. Each class will be teaching you and singing about an exciting animal that can be found on an African Safari.

1st and 2nd Grade On Safari

LIBRARY NEWS

TOTEM FALLS AQUASOX NIGHT: May 22nd

We will be having an AquaSox Totem Falls night on May 22nd at 4:05pm. Everyone is invited!

Flyers were recently sent home. Just scan the QR code to be linked to group portal and type totemfalls to purchase tickets.


***If you have the AquaSox Reading FREE GAME voucher, you can still use that voucher online too. It will prompt you to use to input the voucher at checkout.

PTO FLOCK NEWSLETTER

Click on the flyer on the right to see read the newsletter.


Highlights

*Virtual Family Tech Talk*

*Kids book share*

*TF Art Walk*

YEARBOOK ORDERS

We have a few extra yearbooks that can still be purchased. To reserve one of those copies, send an email to tfybcoordinator@gmail.com with the students name, teachers name and grade level. Payment can be made via check at the time of pick up.

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HIGH SCHOOL THEATER

Once Upon A Mattress -Snohomish High School

Snohomish High School student theatre presents Once Upon A Mattress. The kingdom is under a curse! Queen Aggravain has decreed that no one shall be able to wed until her sweet, beautiful, special boy, Prince Dauntless, gets married. The problem is, no potential princess can pass the queen’s eligibility test. But maybe the unconventional Princess Winnifred can beat the test and undo the curse. Based loosely on the fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea,” this family-friendly musical has been delighting audiences for over 60 years!

Performances will be held May 20, and May 21 at Snohomish High School (1316 Fifth Street in Snohomish). Evening performances each day at 7 p.m., Saturday matinees at 1 p.m. Tickets are $15/adults and $10 student/senior citizens (over 65)/military. Tickets are available for purchase at showtix4u.com/events/shstheatre or at the door with cash only.

This musical has a recommended age rating of PG for mild sexual humor and alcohol.

MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD'S IMMUNIZATIONS ARE UP TO DATE

It is important to make sure your child goes to their regularly scheduled wellness appointments, which often include immunizations. The summer months are a great time to get your child caught up with immunization requirements before the 2022-2023 school year. Schedule your appointments early, as health care providers’ schedules quickly fill up in August and September. Make sure to turn in your updated immunization paperwork to the school by Wednesday, September 7.

This reminder is especially important if your child is transitioning to preschool, kindergarten, or 7h grade, as each of these grades has additional immunization requirements.

Every student enrolled/registered in school or childcare in the state of Washington must have medically verified up-to-date immunization records on file with the school in which they are enrolled/registering before the first day of school 2022-2023. Medically verified immunization records include one or more of the following:

$30 AFFORADABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM PLAN FOR FAMILIES

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is offering eligible households high speed internet (100Mbps download) for $30 a month with no additional out of pocket costs.

There are three ways families can qualify:

  • Income of 200% or less than the federal poverty guidelines
  • Program participation (such as Free Reduced Lunch Program eligible, or SNAP, etc.), or
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating broadband provider’s existing low-income internet program

What families need to know about this new ACP opportunity:

For those that meet the eligibility requirements:

  • $30 guaranteed plan download speed of 100 Mbps
  • 20 providers to choose from
  • New or existing internet plans
  • Three ways to qualify

Click here to apply and for further details about the federal program.

FAQs

If I am approved for ACP and currently on an internet service plan with a provider, can I switch to a different internet service plan of that provider, including to that provider’s low-cost plan, and receive the ACP benefit?

  • Yes. The ACP benefit can be applied to any internet service offering, and providers cannot restrict you from switching service offerings or subject you to mandatory waiting periods. Sometimes providers prohibit existing customers from switching to low-cost internet service plans; however, consumers receiving the ACP benefit are not subject to these “existing customer” restrictions.

What happens if my provider has eligibility requirements for an internet service plan that conflict with ACP rules? (e.g. My provider requires that I pay off my past debts before signing up for XYZ internet service plan)

  • ACP rules override the rules of participating providers in the context of an ACP consumer. For instance, a provider may generally require that consumers pay off past or present debts before signing up for XYZ internet service plan. However, consumers who are approved to receive ACP benefits are not subject to that requirement (since the ACP rules prohibit providers from declining to enroll ACP consumers based on past or present debts).

Note: The ACP rules clearly allow ACP consumers to apply their benefit to any internet service offering that is generally available (i.e. not a grandfathered/legacy plan) and prohibit mandatory waiting periods (47 CFR 54.1808(e)(6)(iii)) and restrictions on switching plans (Para. 166 of the Report and Order).

IMPORTANT DATES

2021-2022 School Year

  • Monday, May 30, 2022 - No school/Memorial Day
  • Monday, June 20, 2022 - Last day of school (half-day early release)


2022-2023 School Year

  • Wednesday, September 7 - First day of school
  • Week of October 24 - Fall conference week (schedule and details TBD)
  • Friday, November 11- No school/Veterans Day
  • Wednesday, November 23 - Half-day early release
  • Thursday, November 24-Friday, November 25 - No school/Thanksgiving Break
  • Tuesday, December 20 - Half-day early release
  • Wednesday, December 21-Tuesday, January 3 - No school/Winter Break
  • Wednesday, January 4 - Classes resume after Winter Break
  • Monday, January 16 - No school/MLK Jr. Day
  • Monday, January 30 - No school/Beginning of second semester and non-student day
  • Friday, February 17-Monday, February 20 - No school/Mid-Winter Break
  • Week of March 27 - Spring conference week (schedule and details TBD)
  • Monday, April 3-Friday, April 7 - No school/Spring Break
  • Monday, May 29 - No school/Memorial Day
  • Friday, June 16 - Last day of school
  • Monday, June 19 - No school/Juneteenth
  • Tuesday, June 20-Friday, June 23 - Potential snow/inclement weather make-up days

TOTEM FALLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

We are Kind, Responsible, Honest, Brave and we NEVER Give Up!



Craig Church, Principal

Tiffany Bidne, Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Jordan, Main Office Secretary

Non-Discrimination Notice

The Snohomish School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator and ADA – Darryl Pernat, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7285, darryl.pernat@sno.wednet.edu; Section 504 Coordinator and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying – Shawn Stevenson, 1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7282, shawn.stevenson@sno.wednet.edu.