Little Coyote News

Welcome to Tornillo Elementary! 2022-2023

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Week 8: Sept. 19-23

Happy Sunday Elementary Coyotes!

It's hard to believe that we are starting the 8th week of school! Time sure flies when you are having fun!


Attendance Matters! - September is Attendance Awareness Month

-Help us celebrate that we get better everyday that we are in school. Students are encouraged to participate in the dress-up days this week and next week. More details are found below.


Fall Intersession

Your child will be receiving a Fall Intersession Invitation to attend October 3-7. Students will be invited to get help in the following areas; reading, math, English language development or attendance. Please reach out to your child's teacher if you have any questions.


Evening with the Superintendent - Wednesday, 5:00 at the High School

We'd like to invite you to this very important event. FBI Agent Venegas will be providing this special training on School Safety and Threat Mitigation for Parents. This session will be conducted in Spanish.


Peter Piper Family Night

We'd like to invite you to the first Family Night of the year this Thursday. You can dine-in or carry out your order. Our school will receive 15% every time Tornillo Elementary is mentioned in the order. Funds raised on this day will go toward student incentives such as prizes for the PBIS store, books, for the book vending machine, and popcorn or pizza for Perfect Attendance parties.


Campus Attendance

We take a lot of pride in our attendance at Tornillo Elementary. Please help us maintain it at 98%!

Remember to send your child to school every day. If your child is absent, please remember to send a note to the office on the day they return.


Attendance for the Week- Sept. 12-16:

Help your class win a popcorn party! Classes with 100% Attendance for the week get a popcorn party on Friday for the week!


PreK- 92.53%

Kinder- 95.88%

1st Grade- 96.55%

2nd Grade- 96.94%

Total for the Week: 96.12%


We're Ready for a Great Week!

Mrs. Lopez, Principal

Tornillo Elementary

Week 8 Happenings at Our School

Monday, September 19

-Make It Count: Attendance - NFL Monday, "Wear your favorite NFL team's jersey. Don't have one, no worries- wear your favorite team jersey."

-SPED Teacher Mtg w/ Miramontes - After School

-mClass Progress Monitor for all students this week due to Teacher Planning next week (Kinder-2nd Grade)


Tuesday, September 20

-September 20 - Faculty Mtg, 3:45 in the library

-Make It Count- Attendance: Superhero Day- wear Super Hero Cape or Super Hero outfit


Wednesday, September 21

-RTI Day 2 in PM

-Make It Count-Attendance: Pajama Day

-Evening with the Superintendent - FBI Safety Training for Parents, 5:00pm at HS

-Sun Bowl Association Visit

-Intersession Camp Permission Slips go home


Thursday, September 22

-September 22- Peter Piper Family Fundraiser Night, 12:00-9:00pm, our school receives 15% when you mention you are from Tornillo

-LifeTouch Fall Individual Pictures, during PE (students are allowed free dress with photo purchase)

-College Shirt Thursday


Friday, September 23

-September 23- Student Growth Measure Due

-Coyote Pride- Wear your favorite TISD shirt

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Peter Piper Family Fundraiser Night

Thursday, Sep. 22nd, 9pm

10870 North Loop Drive

Socorro, TX

Dine in or pick-up your order. Be sure to let them know you are from Tornillo Elementary. Our school will receive 15% when you mention our name. Funds raised will go for student incentives.

September Book Challenge is Here!

Complete the September Book Challenge and exchange it for a Book Token. There is no limit for the month.