Terrapin Tidbits

SY20 TCES Family Issue #20

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A Week: 2/3-7/2020

Greetings TCES Families!


February brings opportunities to talk about kindness, friendship, and the golden rule. Ask your student to share something kind someone did for them today. Then ask them to share something kind they did for someone else. Our students do an amazing job treating others the way they want to be treated!


Warm regards,

Lindsay Brenfleck

Upcoming Dates

  • Fri, Feb 7: MP2 Awards Assembly @ 9:30am
  • Fri, Feb 14: 3rd Grade to Elms
  • Mon, Feb 17: No School, Presidents' Day
  • Wed, Feb 19: TCES Checkers Spirit Night
  • Fri, Feb 21: Two Hour Early Dismissal

2nd Quarter Awards Assembly

Our 2nd Quarter Awards Assembly will begin at 9:30am on Friday, February 7 in our cafeteria.


Perfect Attendance [0 Absences in MP2], Achievement & Improvement [Intermediate], TC Character Kids, All-County Honors Chorus, and Running Club Awards will be presented.


If your child will be receiving an award, you will receive a communication from the school no later than Wednesday.

School Safety is a Top Priority!


Because children are our most precious resource,

we care deeply about their safety.

Please provide us with valid picture identification

upon arrival at our school.

PTA Family Math Night


Many thanks to our PTA and the families who came out to join us for the

PTA Mathnasium Family Math Night!

A great time was had by all.

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A friendly reminder from the health office:
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Reminder: Literacy Interventionist Opportunity

SMCPS [and TCES] are seeking Literacy Teaching Assistants!


Do you (or someone you know) have an interest in a part-time opportunity working with kindergarten students to help them develop their literacy skills?


If so, please apply!

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Literacy-Intervention-Teacher-Assistant


Hiring managers may have the flexibility to honor interventionists' requests for certain buildings and hours... apply soon and join us at TCES!

PTA Corner

Box Tops Challenge Info [Link]

The classroom that submits the most Box Tops by February 28 will earn a Pizza Party!

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The Terrapin Token Store will be open during lunches on Friday, March 6, 2020.

Keep collecting Box Tops!


Questions? Contact Janet Stone: tcesboxtops@gmail.com

SMCPS Lunch Menu [Link]

Menus are subject to change: We do our best to serve menus as published but sometimes we must make last minute changes.

Are You Receiving Text Alerts? [Link]

Stay up to date on events, closings, and alerts!

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Communication Methods