Totem Falls Raven Review

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Online Attestation Link

Please click here to complete if you didn't get the email/text invitation for your student

Please complete your student's online health check by 7:45 am.

IMPORTANT DATES

May

28: Distribution for remote learners....Please return all library books

31: No School, in-person or online

June

7-10: In-person students to return all library books checked out

15: EduKit last day for free shipping to school

18: Last day of school

NEW STUDENT ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR 2021-2022

Do you have or know of an incoming Kindergarten student for the 2021-2022 school year? Do you have a new neighbor with a school-age student that will begin in the fall?


Registration is available online now -OR- if you are a parent of a current Totem Falls student, you can find the registration in your Skyward account for the primary guardian listed.

HOW TO REPORT YOUR STUDENT'S ABSENCE

If your student will be absent or unable to log on to Zoom (this includes Friday mornings), please report your student’s absence within 48 hours. There are three convenient ways to excuse an absence:


1. Call the 24-hour attendance line at 360-563-4751
2. Email jennifer.jordan@sno.wednet.edu
3. Enter a request in Family Access/Skyward

Thank you!

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LOST & FOUND

Warm weather = a growing lost & found. Please encourage your students to check the lost and found, which is by the entrance to the gym, for items they have misplaced. Also, if you label items, we can work on getting it back to the students. Thank you.


*We now have also added a skateboard, scooter and bicycle to our collection* Please let us know if any of those items might belong to your student.

LIBRARY NEWS

ALL SCHOOL READ ALOUD: SPIRIT WEEK MAY 24-28 NEXT WEEK!

Tales of Reading and Fun are in “Blume” for our Totem Falls All School Read Aloud Spirit Week NEXT WEEK, May 24-28. Every day during Spirit Week, there will be a fun DRESS UP themes: Crazy Face Mask Day, Mismatch Day, PJ Day, Generations Day (70s, 80s, & 90s), and Green & Turtle Costume Day. Check out the attached flyer for more details. Show us your TF spirit and tell us your FAVORITE PART of the book so far by filling out a slip during library class next week OR by taking a VIDEO of yourself via FLIPGRID. WINNERS will win a FREE BOOK just for telling us their FAVORITE PART via Flipgrid or filling out a slip ANY DAY MAY 24-28!

PRESENTING TALES OF FOURTH GRADE NOTHING….

TF STAFF GUEST READERS

We hope you’re enjoying reading Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing with your family and if you want to try something different, check out our AMAZING TOTEM FALLS STAFF reading the book. We thought it would be fun for you to hear from some people you haven’t seen in a while. To access these videos, log in with your child’s school Microsoft email address and computer password.

TRIVIA BOOK WINNERS THIS WEEK...Congratulations to this week’s book winners of last week’s Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing trivia question: Amelia Hirshorn, Ibrahim Yusufov, Liam Purscelley, Holden Pickrell, Brynn Perry, Quinn Thurstonson, Andrew Kellerman, and Lexi Garcia. Winners will receive a FREE BOOK at the next distribution day, May 28th or delivered to their classroom.


ENTER TO WIN A FREE BOOK

Every MONDAY starting last week until May 24th, we will post Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing Trivia question. Post your entries for this week’s Trivia question on this FORM or in person during library class by FRIDAY, May 21st by NOON to be entered in a drawing for 8 lucky winners to receive a FREE BOOK.

VACCINE REQUIREMENTS FOR INCOMING 7TH GRADERS

Please read the letter below from Nurse Mary regarding the Tdap booster requirements for students entering 7th grade.

ROBOTICS LENDING LIBRARY

CHECK-OUT a LEGO ROBOTICS KIT for your student from the PTO Lending Library! Availability as early as May 18th, next week!!


LEGO Education solutions are designed to build confidence in STEAM learning from pre-K through secondary education. Their hands-on tools make learning playful, engaging and relevant while developing students' ability for critical thinking, communication and 21st century skills like coding and robotics.


Have a student interested in coding, robotics or a fun engaging educational hands-on activity?

Sign up your student for a WeDo 2.0 or SpikePRIME Kit rental here! Compliments of your Totem Falls PTO. Be sure to visit the Robotics tab on the PTO Website to download your rental application ahead of time for a seamless check-out!

CALENDAR RAFFLE FUNDRAISER CONTINUES ALL MONTH

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY! Still plenty of chances to win a prize!


Please help us in supporting enrichment for Totem Falls students and staff!! Our biggest fundraiser for 2020-2021 is LIVE!!!!! Over $10K in prizes! Every 10 tickets purchased puts you into a drawing for $1000 CASH! Purchase tickets here. For more information about the calendar raffle please check out the PTO website. Please share with family & friends!!

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SAFE SCHOOLS ALERT

Introducing SafeSchools Alert - our district's tip reporting service. If you have information about a threat to our safety (threats, bullying, intimidation, harassment, weapons, drugs, and other safety concerns), do your part and report it! And remember, you can remain anonymous. You can report using any of the ways noted below. Links are also available on the district and school websites.


Easy ways to report


For emergencies, please call 911.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Suicide prevention links and resources are also available at www.sno.wednet.edu/suicideprevention.

IMPORTANT 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR DATES

  • Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - First day of school
  • Thursday, November 11, 2021 - Veterans Day
  • Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - Half-day early release
  • Thursday, November 25-Friday, November 26, 2021 - Thanksgiving Break
  • Friday, December 17, 2021 - Half-day early release
  • Monday, December 20-Friday, December 31, 2021 - Winter Break
  • Monday, January 17, 2022 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Friday, February 18-Monday, February 21, 2022 - Mid-Winter Break
  • Monday, April 4-Friday, April 8, 2022 - Spring Break
  • Monday, May 30, 2022 - Memorial Day

DISTRICT LAPTOP PHONE SUPPORT

We have a dedicated phone line for student/family computer/laptop support for district-issued devices. Students and families can call 360-563-3000 for live technical support from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 7:30-11:30 a.m., Friday.

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