Turrill Tribune

For the Week of May 21-25

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Mission Statement

  • Lapeer Community Schools is a dynamic community organization embracing our students with a quality learning environment, developing independent and confident learners for the future.

Vision Statement

Excellence in all we do for our students, our schools and our community through

  • Continuous improvement;
  • Diligent effort; and
  • Innovative design

Important Times

8:15 am -- Office opens

8:35 am -- Student supervision outside of school begins (please do not leave your child unsupervised)

8:40 am -- Building opens; Students enter the building (breakfast available in the classrooms)

8:44 am -- School day begins

3:40 pm -- End of the school day

4:15 pm -- Office closes

Click Here for a Link to Our School Calendar

Click Here TES Year-Round Events

What's Up this Week?

Monday, May 21 -

  • 1st and 4th MAP testing this week

Tuesday, May 22 -
  • 2nd Grade Musical Dress Rehearsal (When: 2nd grade in gym at 1:10 and 1st grade in gym at 1:15; Length - the performance should last about 25 minutes)
  • Catholic Charities/Truancy Prevention program from 5:00-7:00

Wednesday, May 23 –

  • 5th Grade TAG Day (The school bus will be here to pick them up at 8:45. They are scheduled to leave the skating center at 1:15 for return to Turrill)
  • 5th Grade Team Meetings with Officer Wetzel
  • Fine Arts Night from 5:00-7:00
  • Kindergarten Rev Up and New Family Open House from 6:00-7:00

Thursday, May 24 -

  • "There are two educations - one should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live" John Adams

Friday, May 25 -

  • No School for Staff or Students

Enjoy the four day Memorial Day Weekend - See you next Tuesday, May 29

K Rev Up and New Family Open House

Wednesday, May 23rd, 6-7pm

785 South Elm Street

Lapeer, MI

Are you going to be new to the school next year? Or do you have a child that is going to be new to the school?

If you answered "yes" to either of these questions then you should plan on coming. New E5 and Kindergarten students will have the chance to walk through classrooms and will receive a "goodie" bag.

Fine Arts Night

Wednesday, May 23rd, 5-7pm

785 South Elm Street

Lapeer, MI

Come and check out some awesome artwork and the 2nd grade musical starting at 6:00. Performers should check in to their classrooms by 5:45.

Field Day

Tuesday, June 5th, 9:15am-3:30pm

785 South Elm Street

Lapeer, MI

Field day will be Tuesday June 5th and the rain-out date will be Wednesday June 6th.

  • 3-5 will have their field day in the morning roughly 9:15-11:15
  • E5-2 will have their field day in the afternoon roughly 1:20-3:20

Let the games begin! Come parents and guardians to Turrill Elementary’s Field day. This is a fun and exciting day for children to participate in various games and activities outdoors. Field day cannot be done without the help of generous parents and adult volunteers to help run stations. Please come and be part of the fun and memories that will be made at field day.

Download the Volunteer Form below. All volunteers must have a District Approved Volunteer form on file.

#TurrillTough means...

...at Turrill we're not just building things. We want to work with our parents to build better people!! A Community of Success!

We think that each one of us is strong individually but we are even stronger when we work together.

Good news and even better news!! The good news is that office referrals in April were down...way down! We cut them in half this year compared to last. The better news is that we are well on our way to having less office referrals in May this year compared to last year, too.

If May office referrals are less than last year then the incentive is going to get me soaked!!

So if and when we reach our goal in May of fewer office referrals this year compared to last, on Friday, June 8th, selected students from each class will have a chance to throw water balloons at me.

Making the best choices to make our school the best is...

being Turrill Tough!!



A list of great resources for families in need...Click the link below