Tiogue's Weekly Family Newsletter

October 20, 2018 - No.8

OUR TIOGUE PTA NEEDS YOU

Please consider joining our Tiogue PTA! Our NEXT PTA MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19th AT 6:30pm. Membership numbers are very low for this time of the year. It is never too late to join!


Our PTA helps to organize most of our special events at the school and handles the fundraising for items and programs that do not come from our District budget. For example, our PTA helped to pay for our field trip buses on Friday, paid for our new walkie-talkies (part of our safety plan initiative), and also helps to fund our school assemblies this year.

Ms. Wolk is in need of Library Volunteers

Please contact Ms. Wolk (wolkesther@coventryschools.net) if you are interested in volunteering in our Tiogue Library.


You must have a current BCI on file with the School Dept. in order to help.


What's Happening at Tiogue Elementary School, Home of the Timberwolves

PBIS:

Over the next few months we will be refreshing our PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention Systems) at Tiogue. We are creating new Brave Bucks, redesigning the process, and helping the students to conceptualize our 3 basic tenets: Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Safe!

We will be working to simplify our language and our teaching around these 3 expectations. We will continue to have our weekly Brave Buck Raffle, where students get recognized for their good behavior and their contributions to our school community.


Our PBIS, All School Assembly, will be held on Monday, October 22nd. The R.O.A.R. Show will be at Tiogue!

To learn more about the R.O.A.R. Show, click the link below.



Coventry Schools Flu Clinic Dates and Locations


-November 13, 2018 at Coventry High School - 4pm-6:30pm


See the information, flyers, and link to sign up at the bottom of this newsletter!



Hope you had a weekend.


All the best,

-Mr. Giusti

Important Information at Tiogue

Tiogue is proud to again be a Title One, Feinstein Leadership School!

Hours: 8:40am - 3:10pm

Students may come to school when supervisory coverage begins at 8:20am


Dates to Remember:


OCTOBER 2018


-October 22, 2018 R.O.A.R. Assemblies for (1pm Gr. K-2) and (2pm Gr. 3-5)

-October 23, 2018 FIRE PREVENTION ASSEMBLIES FOR GRADES K-2, Fire Fighter Steven Mann is coming in to meet with the kids

-October 27, 2018 PTA TRUNK or TREAT EVENT, Saturday 11am in the Tiogue Parking Lot

-October 30, 2018 LifeTouch Picture Day (see information below) and Progress Reports will go home on this day

-October 31, 2018 Perfect Attendance for the month closes - students will be given their raffle ticket for October sometime in early Nov.


November 2018


-November 6, 2018 No School, Election Day - Tiogue is a Polling Place

-November 12, 2018 No School, Veteran's Day Observed

-November 22-23 No School, Thanksgiving Recess


PTA INFORMATION and Meeting Schedule:

11/19/18 at 6:30pm

12/17/18 at 3:30pm

1/28/19 at 6:30pm

2/25/19 at 3:30pm

3/18/19 at 6:30pm

4/22/19 at 3:30pm

5/20/19 at 6:30pm

June TBD at 3:30pm


School Store information:

PTA School Store will take place every other Wednesday during student lunch/recess times.

The store began on 9/26/18. Store items are inexpensive.


Our Mission and Motto:

At Tiogue School, we believe that students can achieve their personal best and become responsible and productive citizens by embracing all learning opportunities each day.


"Everybody is somebody at Tiogue"

Mid-Trimester Parent Letter - An Explanation of the Process

First Grade Field Trip - Friday, October 19th

LifeTouch - PICTURE DAY INFORMATION

Mark your calendar! Picture Day is Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Look for more information on your child's Picture Day Flyer/Order Form or visit mylifetouch.com to place your order. The picture day ID # needed is PC018204Q0. For Customer Support, please call 401-828-5220.


Picture Day flyers will go home next week.

Important Links

Coventry Public Schools Website: http://www.coventryschools.net/home

School Website: http://tiogueschool.squarespace.com/

Parent Information on our District site

(NEW ITEM) School Dept. 2018-19 Calendar: Click here

Coventry Curriculum Resources: Click here

Safe Snack List: Click here

Health & Wellness Letter: Click here

Food Service in Coventry: Click here

Bus Information: Click here

RI Broadcaster's Association: Sign up for weather and school closing alerts here

*NEWEST CodeRED Alert System: Sign up here

Coventry Public Library Event: Trunk-Or-Treat on Friday, October 26th 6pm-8pm

This event is NOT our Tiogue Halloween Event. The Public Library is also sponsoring an event the night before our event.


If you are interested in participating, please call the Coventry Public Library's Youth Services Dept. at (401) 822-9102 to register.


Participation will involve the following:

-Decorating your vehicle's trunk with a Halloween or "Spooky" theme

-Providing candy to pass out to trick-or-treaters (library supplements if needed)

-Remaining at your vehicle during the event

Our Nurse's Corner:

New information:


Dr. Gordon, our school dentist will be here for dental screenings on Friday, December 7th.


Also, I am starting vision screening for all grade levels. If you do not want your child screened please notify me, and provide documentation on their current screening from their physician.


Very Important

MEDICATIONS: In order for your child to have any medications (prescription or over the counter) at the elementary level I must have a physician's order on file. You must provide the medication to the Health Office which matches the order exactly. This include acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and cough drops.


2018 Fall Flu Clinic Information


Host:

Coventry High School

40 Reservoir Road

Coventry RI 02816


Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 4-6:30 PM


-Gina D'Aguano MS, MEd, RN, CSNT

Consider following the principal on Twitter @domgiusti

Sodexo Food Service October Menu is found below

Sodexo Flyer - End Hunger Initiative, Grant Program

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