Totem Falls Raven Review

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Important Dates


14 - 18: Virtual SPIRIT WEEK, see below for each day's theme

14: AIM stocking donations due

16: Distribution day, 1:00 - 3:00 pm and 5:00 - 6:00 pm

*The PTO will be making this distribution extra special so be sure your child comes along with you*

18: Half-day - No class or office hours after 11:30 am

21: Winter Break Begins, No School, Office closed

22 - Jan 3: Winter Break

*No food service during Winter Break*


4: Return to school/remote learning

13: Distribution day, 1:00 - 3:00 pm and 5:00 - 6:00 pm

18: No School in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

27: Distribution day, 1:00 - 3:00 pm and 5:00 - 6:00 pm

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A message from Dr. Church

Hello TF families…I was walking the campus this week and found the following chalked message on the blacktop. It made me smile, thinking that Elliana is really clear about what’s important…and I’m glad she likes the bus. We all hope those busses will be rolling sooner than later! Here at school, we continue to work hard to keep students engaged. I talk to teachers weekly about the ways they reinforce relationship building within the class. Sharing stories about their weekend, question of the day, sharing things important to them, and making connections to the stories they read together are great examples. A colleague at another elementary school did a bit of informal research and found that students who are demonstrating their learning most effectively are the ones who have their cameras on, are in view, and participating. This little habit is having a dramatic impact on their learning. I hope all our Ravens know that staying on camera can make a difference for them too. Hope this finds you well and trying to keep the important things in the forefront…like Elliana!


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AIM Stockings brought to you by the TF Student Council

The TF Student Council is inviting you to purchase a gift to help make a local student smile. Please take a moment to watch the video below to learn more about this program. Click HERE to find the Amazon wish list. You can have items/gift cards shipped directly to the school or drop off in our lockbox outside. Please have to the school by 12/14.

Raven Shout Outs are back

We want to celebrate the good and need your help! Encourage your student to submit a Raven Shout Out! Your student can find the two virtual ways to submit on the counselors canvas page.

They can submit a FlipGrid -OR- complete a Microsoft form and just like last year, if their video/shout out is selected for our assembly, they will receive a small prize.

Also, take a moment to watch what other students are submitting shout outs.

Library News

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Mrs. Rogers and Mrs. Wilson have been reading all kinds of WINTER HOLIDAY BOOKS from Diwali to Christmas and Hanukkah to Kwanzaa. To hear their festive stories, just go the library canvas page and click on READ ALOUDS button to go to the 2020-2021 Storytime by Mrs. Rogers and Mrs. Wilson page. To view more books, click on the blue VIEW TOPICS button or 3 lines to select and see more books.


Don’t forget to take a look at the new TOPIC buttons we have on Destiny to help you find books. We have new TOPICS like, Easy Readers, Popular Series, Dogs, Cats, Cooking, and many MORE! Then, your child can put their 6 NEW BOOKS on HOLD using DESTINY by SUNDAY, December 13th at midnight. NEW BOOKS will be distributed at our next TF Distribution Day, DECEMBER 16th.


If you FORGOT to bring back your library books, you can drop your books off ANYTIME in the bin outside of the school. Then your child can get new books at our next TF Distribution Day, DECEMBER 16th.


If you missed our Fall Online Book Fair, you can still SHOP ONLINE through our TF BOOK FAIR HOMEPAGE and our library will get back 2% in rewards for the rest of this school year. Thanks for supporting our library!

The Staff would like to thank the PTO...

for providing lunch today for all of us here on campus. It was a highlight of the day, the week, to have lunch provided, fun signs to read and to feel so cared for and spoiled. We are so lucky to work at Totem Falls. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
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PARENTS can you please help our Yearbook Team and send pictures of your kids dressed up for school events or participating in online learning to the Totem Falls Yearbook Coordinators at

The Yearbook Team is looking for these types of photos. Cell phone pictures can be forwarded via email, just select "original size." Thank you for helping us get your kiddos in the yearbook!

Looking for the Teacher/Staff Favorites pages?

Click here to find the Teacher/Staff favorites pages

Totem Falls Elementary School

We are Kind, Responsible, Honest, Brave and we NEVER Give Up!

The Snohomish School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Title IX Coordinator and ADA, Darryl Pernat, 1601 Avenue D,, Snohomish, WA 98290, 360-563-7285 Section 504 Coordinator and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB), Shawn Stevenson,1601 Avenue D, Snohomish, WA 98290 360-563-7314