Tyngsborough Elementary School

August 21, 2018

Dear TES Families,

Welcome to Tyngsborough Elementary School! We are looking forward to another great year. This will be the first of many informative “email blasts” that families will receive throughout the year.

Our goal here at Tyngsborough Elementary School is simple: we strive to create a dynamic learning environment where our students can learn and grow. At TES, we will show our care and commitment for our students through our expectations of them. We expect students to work hard and learn. We expect them to respect one another. We expect our student to do their best. We expect and encourage parents to be equal partners in their children’s learning. We hold ourselves to these same high standards.

We are a large elementary school, but it is our goal to give families the personal attention they deserve. In an effort to achieve this goal, we have established two small learning communities within the building:

• Lower Elementary School: Preschool - Grade 2 (1st Floor)

• Upper Elementary School: Grade 3 – Grade 5 (2nd Floor).

Our doors are always open for questions, comments, discussion, or feedback. It is very important for you to know what and how your child is learning. We want you and every staff member to be proud of the great things that are happening here at TES. Because you may have questions about the start of the school year, the following information is provided for your assistance.

Kerry Cavanaugh, Principal Preschool - Grade 5

Erin Sousa, Assistant Principal Preschool-Grade 2

John Salmon, Associate Principal, Grades 3-5

Brian Reilly, Special Education Facilitator Preschool - Grade 5

Important Dates

First Day of School - Grades 1 – 5: The first day of school for students for Grades 1-5 is Tuesday, August 28th.

The first day of school for students in Preschool and Kindergarten is Wednesday, August 29th.

Hours of Operation:

Preschool Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Half-Day Kindergarten Hours of Operation: 8:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Full-Day Kindergarten – Grade 5 Hours of Operation: 8:50 a.m. – 3:06 p.m.

Bus Routes

Dee Bus Company will be finalizing the preliminary bus routes for the 2018-2019 school year this week. The routes are posted on our website.


Take a moment to watch this Bus Safety Video with your child(ren).


Whitsons Food Service

Lunch can be purchased for $2.80.


We are looking forward to a great year. I know I treat these 800+ students as if they are my own and would do anything to make sure they are safe, happy and leave our building with a solid foundation!

Important Dates (*Dates are subject to change)


Tuesday, August 28th - 1st Day of School (Grades 1-5)

Tuesday, August 28th - Preschool & Kindergarten Orientation/Open House

@ 9:30 - 10:00 - Last name beginning with A-L

@ 10:30-11:00 - Last name beginning with M-Z

Wednesday, August 29th - 1st Day of School (Preschool & Kindergarten)

Friday, August 31st - No School


Monday, September 3rd - No School

Tuesday, September 4th - Preschool Curbside Drop-Off

Thursday, September 6th - Grades 1-5 Open House @ 5-5:30 - Information Session 1 &

@ 5:30-6 - Information Session 2

Thursday, September 6th - 2nd Annual Ice Cream Social @ 6:00-6:45

Wednesday, September 12th - Early Release Day (Preschool Dismissal @ 11:30 & Kindergarten - Grade 5 @ 12:00)

Wednesday, September 19th - O'Connor Studios Picture Day - Preschool - Grade 2

Thursday, September 20th - O'Connor Studios Picture Day - Grades 3-5

Please consider supporting our amazing community groups.




The Tyngsborough Public Schools does not discriminate against students, parents, employees or the general public on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age

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