Sunday Message

Week of 4/8/19

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Our TBE orchard is beginning to bloom!

Dear Twelve Bridges Elementary Families,

Our Monte Carlo night was a success! Thank you to everyone who came out for a fun evening. I want to also thank the PTC, not only for putting on a great event on Friday, but for all of their hard work throughout the year.

Last week I told you that we are approaching one of the busiest times of the school year and this week may be the pinnacle of busy for us.

This week we have our Book Fair, the GRAND event (see below for details about this fun event), Sami Circuit Family Night, Open House, and the Art Auction. There have been some minor changes to the musical performances, see the full schedule below.

Let's have a great last week before Spring Break!

School will resume on Tuesday, April 23rd.


Mr. Middleton

This week...

April 8th - Book Fair in Library
  • Vision Testing K, 2, 5 (Times to be determined)
  • K-Kids 1:45-2:45

April 9th - Book Fair in Library

  • Starstruck practice
  • Art with Ms. Tara 2:40-4:00 Room 310
  • Sami Circuit Family Night #2 6:00-7:00

April 10th - Book Fair in Library

  • GRAND Event (see below for details)
  • Art with Ms. Tara 2:40-4:00 Room 310
  • Firefly Art 2:50

April 11th- Book Fair in Library and Open House/Art Night

  • Early Engineers 2:50
  • Art Night 5:00-7:00
  • 3rd Grade Performance 5:15
  • Classrooms Open 5:30-6:30
  • 4th Grade Performances begin 6:15
  • 6:15 Scarbrough
  • 6:20 Swanson
  • 6:25 Conway
  • 5th Grade Performances begin 6:30
  • 6:30 Gammelgard
  • 6:35 Storment
  • 6:40 Souto/Mandel

April 5th-

  • Starstruck Practice
  • BMX Assembly 1:50

The Spring Book Fair is Here!

The Spring Book Fair is this week in the Library!

On Wednesday, April 10th, we will be holding a GRAND Book Fair Event! (weather permitting) Students can invite a Grandparent (or any of the other special people listed below), to come have lunch with you at school! You can have a picnic in the park (plan on bringing a blanket or lawn chairs), on the grassy area near the black top, or on the stage! After you eat your lunch, bring them over to the book fair to shop!

G - Grandparents

R - Relatives

A - Aunts & Uncles

N - Neighbors

D - Devoted Caregivers

!! - Or anyone else that is special to you!

Grade level lunch times:

1st 11-11:40

2nd 11:20-12:00

3rd 11:40-12:20

4th & 5th 12:10-12:50

All Special guests must sign in at the office and get a "Book Fair Pass" before coming onto campus.

Book Fair Hours:

Monday 8:15 – 2:15

Tuesday 8:15 – 3:15

Wednesday – 8:15 – 3:15, Grand Event: 11:00 – 1:00

Thursday 8:15 – 3:15, Open House 5:00 – 7:00

Friday 8:15 – 3:15

We still need Book Fair Volunteers!

We are in need of Book Fair Volunteers!! All volunteers must have a valid TB test on file. Visit our book fair homepage (above) or go directly to the volunteer link here.

There’s more exciting Book Fair News! Introducing eWallet – A New Digital Payment Option!

No cash on hand for the book fair? No worries! Scholastic Book Fairs is now offering eWallet as a secure, cash-free way for your child to shop the Book Fair. There is no charge to set up an eWallet. Simply create an account and authorize a spending limit to have funds available for your child use. Unlike lunch accounts, you are not charged until a purchase is made and any unused money goes back to your credit card at the end of the book fair. You must create a separate account for EACH child – Accounts cannot be shared. Please visit our book fair homepage to create your eWallet accounts!

Open House/Art Night This Thursday!

Our Open House and Art Night is this Thursday from 5:00-7:00. Classrooms will be open from 5:30-6:30 and our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will be performing a few songs. Dave's Dogs and Smoothie King will be

  • 3rd Grade Performance 5:15
  • Classrooms Open 5:30-6:30
  • 4th Grade Performances begin 6:15
  • 6:15 Scarbrough
  • 6:20 Swanson
  • 6:25 Conway
  • 5th Grade Performances begin 6:30
  • 6:30 Gammelgard
  • 6:35 Storment
  • 6:40 Souto/Mandel


3rd Grade Open House Music Performance - Thursday, April 11

Our 3rd graders have been working hard to showcase their recorder skills and vocal abilities at Open House!

Please have your 3rd grader arrive at 5:00pm (place TBD because of weather-we will announce ASAP) to get their recorder and get lined up. Performance will be at 5:15pm.

***We are encouraging our 3rd graders to wear TBE spirit wear, green, or yellow to show our TBE pride!***

See you on April 11th!

Plant Sale

There will be garden starts available outside Mr. Gammelgard’s room during open house! The greenhouse is in full spring swing! Come pick from Marigolds, Kale, Zinnias, Sunflowers, Squash, Cucumbers, Green Basil and Purple Basil...

All money earned will go toward purchasing additional soil and seeds.

Look for an additional sale the end of May! Happy gardening TBE families!!
ROAR Store Volunteer Sign-up

We need help running our ROAR store on Fridays during lunch. Please sign up to volunteer or email Kathleen [] for more information. The last two Fridays the store hasn't been open. Please sign up to help so the kids can shop.

Field Trips

4/25/19 Preview Day TBMS 5th Grade All classes 9:00-11:00

4/30/19 Bishop's Hamburger Farm 2nd Grade All classes 8:45-12:45

5/1/19 Bernard's Museum 3rd Grade Evangelisti/Snook 8:30-2:30

5/2/19 Bernard's Museum 3rd Grade Andrews/Villa 8:30-2:30

5/3/19 Roller King 1st Grade All classes 9:30-2:10

5/21/19 Woodcreek Nature Center 5th Grade Storment/Gammelgard 10:45-1:15

5/22/19 Woodcreek Nature Center 5th Grade Mandel/Souto10:45-1:15

5/31/19 McBean Pool 4th Grade/Mandel 10:00-2:30

Down The Road

4/8 Vision Testing K, 2 ,5 (Times to be determined)

4/8-4/12 Book Fair

4/9 Starstruck Practice

4/9 Tiger Crew Meeting 2:45-3:45

4/9 Sami Circuit Family Night #2 6:00-7:00

4/11 Open House/ Art Night 5:30-6:30

4/11 3rd Grade Performance 5:30

4/11 4th Grade Performance 6:00

4/11 5th Grade Performance 6:15

4/12 Starstruck Practice

4/12 BMX Assembly 1:50

4/23 Tiger Crew Meeting 2:45-3:45

4/23,24 Starstruck performances

4/29 Choir Practice will resume

4/29 Spring Pictures (rescheduled from 4-3-19)

5/13-5/31 State Testing for 3rd-5th Grade

6/5 TBE Lincoln Potters Night at McBean Park

PTC Corner

Our 3rd annual Monte Carlo fundraiser was a success! Thank you to those who donated auction items, helped organize or attended the event. It was a fun night for all.

Election Results for 2019-2020 PTC Board:

President-Leah Bassett

Co-Presidents-Tara Albright and Heather Manning

Secretary-Ashley Indrieri

Treasurer-Tracy Bridges

Room Parent Coordinator/Publicity-Genesee Rubio

A Look Ahead...

April 11 Open House/Art Show/Book Fair

April 23-24 Starstruck

May 6-10 Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

June 5 Potter's Game

TBE School App

Parents did you know you can download our free TBE school app in your app store? Just go to your app store and search "Twelve Bridges Elementary". Once you download the app you can enable push notifications so you don't miss out on what's happening at TBE.

Mondays are Always Early Release Days!

Early Release Day Schedule

7:55-8:10 Supervision

8:15 School Begins

1:40 Dismissal

PM Kindergarten Early Release Schedule

10:10-10:20 Supervision

10:20 School Begins

1:40 Dismissal