TLS Weekly News

Encourage one another and build one another up

September 12, 2014

School Pictures on Tuesday and Wednesday

Classes are scheduled for individual and group photos as follows; please remember your order form!

TUESDAY 9/16:

  • Kindergarten through Grade 8 Individual Pictures ( Students may wear outfit of their choice for individual picture)
  • Building Blocks Classes individual pictures


WEDNESDAY, 9/17:

  • Stepping Stones classes Individual Pictures
  • Class photos for K-8 (uniform dress day)

Grade 2-8 MAP Assessment

Over the next 2 weeks, students in Second through Eighth grades will be taking the "Measurement of Academic Progress" assessments to get a good idea of their skills and knowledge as the year begins. Teachers will use the results to help plan instruction and set learning targets for the next few months. A letter has been sent home today with students in those grades to explain the process in greater detail. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Cookie Dough Fundraiser

We're offering Market Day cookie dough as a fundraiser to purchase books for our classroom libraries! Packets went home with each student on Wednesday, September 10th.

Important dates to remember:

Tuesday, Sept. 23rd - paper order forms and payments are due

Tuesday, Sept. 30th - Online orders are due

Wednesday, Oct. 22nd - Pick- up day - 2:30-5:30pm in the gym

It's that time of year!

Cold and flu season has begun, and we are already seeing some of those symptoms here at school. The current virus that has been in the news, Enterovirus, is spread the same way as the others; through physical contact with a person or item that is carrying the virus. To keep our kids and classrooms healthy, we're passing on the suggestions given by the Center for Disease Control:


  • Wash hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Stay home if you are ill
  • Avoid close contact and sharing cups or eating utensils will those who are ill
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces


Our school policy is to keep students home from school until they are fever-free for 24 hours. If you want more information on the virus, you can go to this site.

Jumbled Name Designs - Can you guess these 5th grade names? See more in our hallway!

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Upcoming Events

  • Sept. 17: Happy Birthday, Mrs. Lehker!
  • Sept. 17: Kona Wednesday
  • Sept. 16 & 17: School Pictures by Lindahl Photography (K-8 students may wear outfit of choice for individual pictures on Tuesday, Sept. 16)
  • Sept. 18: Happy Birthday, Miss Laubsch!
  • Sept. 18-26: Achievement Testing Gr. 2-8
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