Tarvin Times

Aug. 20, 2021


It is such a celebration to finish the first full week of school! The staff was so excited to have students in their classroom to build relationships and systems to set students up for a successful year. Thank you for your partnership and grace as we worked through systems. Dismissal is much better now.

I know there are many sides to the mask issue. The current LISD mask mandate is a commitment to trying to keep students and staff safe and our schools open. The additional students wearing a mask help protect not only ourselves but others too. At Tarvin, each class is a family, and they know that each person has individual needs and beliefs. All will be respected. Thank you for your support.

At Tarvin, we wear our school shirts on Monday to celebrate the school week. If you don't have a shirt, your child can wear navy or gold. On Fridays, we celebrate the future so wear a Rouse High School or Glen High School shirt or your favorite college shirt.

We want to partner with you, so please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions you may have. Thank you for sharing your children with us. Have a great weekend.

Together in Learning,

Christy Hilbun

Contract Tracing Emails for Covid Cases

If there is a case in your child's classroom, you will be contacted by the district. We've had some reports of parents not receiving an email because it's going into their spam folder. If you're a close contact, this is the email you'll be getting it from: lisdcontacttracing@leanderisd.org

We want to let families know NOT to contact them directly, but just so they can add the address to their address book so they don't miss anything.~ Nurse Lanier

After School Enrichment

We are thrilled to announce that registration for our first after school enrichment session is open! This year we have a combination of enrichment opportunities, led by our very own LISD faculty as well as the YMCA. Please visit the registration site to see what courses are available at your students' campus and to register! Please note that not every campus has faculty-led courses for the first session, however, there are at least two YMCA led enrichment courses at each campus. Register now! Registration closes on August 25th!

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:

PTA Meeting Aug. 23rd at

Join us virtually for a Tarvin PTA Meeting on Aug 23 at 5:30 p.m. This will be a special forum with a limited agenda. As a new PTA, we will continue to need to modify our budget as we learn more about our income opportunities and estimated expenses. We want to update you on a few needed amendments to our budget and seek your approval to move forward.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 865 582 1698
Passcode: Tarvin

We will meet again to provide a comprehensive update at our next all-member meeting on September 14 at 6:30 p.m. (also via Zoom).

Thank you for your support!

Clothes Closet PTA Chair

Tarvin is in need of a Leander PTA Clothes Closet chair. This person would help facilitate volunteers to help at the "Clothes Closet" a handful of times per year sorting clothes and facilitate two socks/undies "drives" during the school year. The mission of the Leander PTA Closet Closet is to provide new or gently used clothing, outerwear, socks, and underwear to LISD students in need.

Ping TarvinPTA@gmail.com if they are interested!

PTA Spirit Store

Thank you to everyone who purchased something from our Tarvin Spirit store! All available shirts will be distributed this week. We have placed a second order which is expected to arrive in late September to fulfill the additional orders we received since the open house. In the meantime, we will be delivering the vinyl stickers to your child's classroom this week. Water bottles and backpacks will be distributed by early September, as we're still waiting for them to come in. We appreciate your support and patience and love seeing our students and families embrace the Tarvin spirit! Be on the lookout for future opportunities to purchase additional spirit items.

For questions about your Tarvin Spirit Store order contact Emily Wheelwright at tarvinptaprograms@gmail.com.

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Important Dates

Aug. 23rd: PTA Special Session Meeting 5:30 on zoom

Aug. 25th: Early Release at 1:25 PM

Sept. 1st: Early Release at 1:25 PM

Sept. 6th: No School: Labor Day

Sept. 8th: Normal School Day: Release 2:55 PM

  • Spirit Night at Sabinos Pizza Pub

Sept. 9th: Parent Night: 5:30 or 6:15 on zoom info coming

Sept. 11th: Dedication of Nancy Tarvin Elementary

Sept. 13th: Apex Kickoff

Sept. 14th: General PTA Meeting 6:30 PM

Sept. 15th: Early Release at 1:25 PM

Sept. 22nd: Picture day

  • Early release 1:25 PM

Sept. 24th: Apex Fun Run

Sept. 29th: Early Release 1:25 PM