Tarvin Times

Jan. 21, 2022

Join PTA General Meeting Jan. 26th

Our next PTA meeting is on Jan. 26th at 6:30 PM on Zoom.

Topic: PTA General Meeting

Time: Jan 26, 2022 04:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 865 582 1698

Passcode: Tarvin

Mental Health Minutes

Give Back and Show Kindness

Our No Place For Hate Coalition is partnering with our 5th grade Student Coalition to sponsor a pet supplies drive as a way to give back, and show kindness to our community. The Texas Humane Heroes located on Crystal Falls Parkway will be receiving our donations and needs the following items:

Texas Humane Heroes Donation Wish List:

* Can be gently used; must be clean. Items in bold are the highest need

Unopened dog/cat food and treats




Dog/Cats Toys

Distilled water

Cat litter


*Slip Lead leashes

*Leashes and collars

Metal feeding bowls

*Pet crates

Kong Toys

Soft dog/cat food

Kitten Formula

Plastic litter boxes

*Pet beds/Elevated “Kuranda” beds

If you prefer to donate online, Texas Humane Heroes has an Amazon Wish List:


Kindess Week: Jan. 24th -28th

Please join us as we kick off Kindness Week and show each other and our community that Kindness Matters. We will have Spirit Dress-up days and activities throughout the week. Sponsored by our No Place For Hate Coalition.

Monday: We are Crazy for Kindness. Wear Crazy hair, socks, or a crazy hat.

Tuesday:Tarvin is Wild about Kindness. Dress up as your favorite wild animal!

Wednesday: Peace, Love, & Kindness. Wear tie dye or bright colors.

Thursday:We are Dreaming of Kindness at Tarvin! Wear your pajamas to school.

Friday: Team up for Kindness. Wear your favorite team jersey.

Yearbooks On Sale

Secure your copy of the Tarvin Elementary Yearbook Now before they sell out.

Yearbooks are $15 and can be purchased online from Balfour (link below). 5th grade families also have the option of a "prideline ad" honoring their student's Elementary journey for an additional fee.

Tarvin Yearbook Link for online Ordering

Grade level Newsletters

In order to help cut down the number of emails you receive, grade levels will have their newsletters here.

Early Childhood:

Kinder Newsletter

First Grade:

Second Grade Newsletter

Third Grade:

Fourth Grade Newsletter

Fifth Grade Newsletter

Innovation Team:

Important Dates

Jan. 17th: MLK Day: No School

Jan. 18th: Republic Spirit Night 4Pm-9 PM

Jan. 20th: Alice in Wonderland Try-outs 2:55 pm

Jan. 26th: Early Release 1:25 PM

  • PTA General Meeting 6:30 PM on zoom

Feb. 2nd Early Release 1:25PM

  • World Read Aloud Day

Feb. 4th: Progress reports go home

Feb. 9th: Spring Pictures

  • Early Release Day 1:25PM
  • Chick-fil-a Spirit night 5-8PM

Feb. 16th: Early Release 1:25PM

Feb. 17th: Journey Around the World: Celebrating Tarvin's Diversity

Feb. 21st: No School

PTA Links

Staff Shout Outs

If you want to highlight a staff member to let them know you appreciate their great work or support, complete this form and they will receive a certificate with your kind words.

Nancy Tarvin Elementary School

Monday: Spirit Day-wear your Tarvin Shirt or navy and gold

Friday: Future Friday-wear your favorite college or high school shirt