Miner Bee Messenger
TES Family Updates
Breakfast to be Served at TES
Telluride District Preschool will also have the option of breakfast. Please communicate with your child's teacher and the breakfasts will be picked up by your teacher and brought to the classroom.
September Breakfast Menu is below:
Important Dates: Mark You Calendars
Monday, September 19th:
Skippy Dental at TES
2nd Grade Walking Field Trip to the Palm Theater
2nd Grade Red Class Walking Field Trip to Pinheads
Tuesday, September 20th: Positive Message Tuesday
Skippy Program at TES
EARLY RELEASE @ 1:50 p.m.
BOE @ 5:15 p.m.
Wednesday, September 21st:
2nd Grade Blue Class Walking Field Trip Pinheads
Thursday, September 22nd:
Skippy Dental at TES
2nd Grade Condojani's Class Walking Field Trip to Pinheads
Friday, September 23rd:
Skippy Dental at TES
2nd Grade Cici's Class Walking Fiend Trip to Pinheads
Attached please find September 2022 Miner’s Minutes which includes information on upcoming events including a coffee talk on 9/16/22 with school board members and Superintendent John Pandolfo, information on Homecoming and TEF Fall Festival, background check link for school volunteers, information on student count and much more. Sept 2022 Miner's Minutes.pdf
Adjunto encontrará Miner's Minutes de septiembre de 2022 que incluye información sobre próximos eventos, incluida una charla de café mañana por la mañana (16/9/22) con miembros de la junta escolar y el superintendente John Pandolfo, información sobre Homecoming y TEF Fall Festival, enlace de verificación de antecedentes para voluntarios escolares, información sobre el número de estudiantes y mucho más.
- On October 19th, we will be providing our annual vision and hearing screening for all Preschool and Kindergarteners. The Lion's Club, an international non-profit, will be performing the vision screening portion. No physical contact or eye drops are used during their screening process. Attached is their permission form. This form is required for the Lion's Club to screen. Please return this form to the front desk or email it to email@example.com before September 28th.
- Pupil Count: The Student October Count is based on a one (1) day membership count in which districts are asked to report all students who are actively enrolled and attending classes through their district on that date. Traditionally this day is October 1st which falls on a Saturday. This year the official count date is Monday, October 3rd with an eleven day window that begins September 26th and ends October 10th. Please make every effort to have your student attend school during this time as this directly impacts school funding
- September School Board Meetings – click here for information
- District Accountability – September 26, 2022 at 5:15 pm. Agenda to follow.
- SCHOOL SAFETY & SECURITY We are always striving to improve our school safety and security. We are asking for your support in doing do. In our front office we are only having staff and students go beyond the front desk and enter the building unless there is appropriate need for a visitor to do so. If you are coming to the school as a visitor for any reason we ask for your patience while we call someone to meet you at the front desk and escort you to your location. Also, when you are in the building as a visitor please keep your badge visible and stay in your designated location, and after your visit is over please exit the building promptly and directly. Additionally, we are asking for anyone who volunteers as a field trip chaperone, or in the school or a classroom complete a background check through Human Resources. Here is the link to a form to submit providing HR the information they need to perform a background check.
- SAVE THE DATE: Fall Harvest Festival October 15th at the Judy Long Field.
COMMUNITY INFO -Please see attached flyer for information on:
- Fall Harvest Festival at the Schmid Family Ranch October 8th 11-5. Pumpkins, fames, wagon rides, music, food and more.
- True North Base Camp after school homework help, Financial Aid Information Night (September 21st), 2-day sculpture building workshop (October 1 & 2) for the Telluride Fire Festival
- Ah Haa Art offerings for youth and teens as well as tuition assistance
- Western Slope FK walk to support Type 1 diabetes
- Telluride Historical Museum has started a new program they are offering in partnership with the Ute Museum of Montrose and History Colorado, which offers an array of lessons on Ute Culture and STEM Education in unison.
- Calling All K-12 Students for a chance to win $3,750 in Cash Prizes through the Water ‘22 Student Showcase! Click here for info
Water ‘22 Student Showcase
Calling All K-12 Students for a chance to win $3,750 in Cash Prizes through the Water ‘22 Student Showcase!
Water ’22, a statewide, year-long initiative that implores Coloradans to take an active role in securing the state’s water future, is encouraging all Colorado students, grades K-12 to create a work that reflects a place, thing, or activity they love connected to water that is within their local watershed or river basin. The creation could be about a favorite park, an animal population that lives in the neighborhood, a hobby, a landscape feature, or a local business that is dependent on water, to name a few.
Four students across all categories will receive cash awards ranging from $250-$2,000 based upon their demonstration of passion and creativity as awarded by the judges.
Students can enter in various categories such as creative writing, photography or video, digital art, music and performance, sculpture, or fashion. Students must also include a paragraph (up to 300 words) explaining the relationship between their work and a few learning objectives related to Colorado water.
In addition to the Grand Prize Winners, top entrants from each age division will receive a gift card, an invitation to meet state government and water sector leaders at the state Capitol in January, and have their work showcased on the Water ’22 website, www.water22.org, and in venues across the state such as such as water centers, libraries, museums and state government buildings. And, teachers who assist students will be entered into a drawing to win one of two $250 cash prizes.
This free Student Showcase is designed to help young people connect with the value of water in daily life and the natural and built world around them, encourage critical thinking, and emphasize the crucial role young people play as water leaders who can help identify solutions for water sustainability. The Water ’22 Student Showcase is presented by Water Education Colorado, the statewide nonprofit organization spearheading Water ’22, in partnership with Colorado Humanities.
For more details and to enter, please visit: water22.org/join-the-flow/youth-engagement .
Water '22 Campaign Coordinator
Water Education Colorado
p: (720) 212-1440 | w: watereducationcolorado.org
Links for TES Families
Background Check for Field Trip chaperones and classroom volunteers
Please use TESAttendance@telluride.k12.co.us for any attendance notifications
2022-23 District Calendar
TSD School Bus Schedule
Skippy Dental Link