Tashua School Weekly Updates

Mrs. Neumeyer, Principal

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April 1, 2021

Dear Tashua Families,


As we leave for a three day weekend, I hope you are able to spend some quality time with family. Happy Easter to those of you who will be celebrating! For those of you who are concluding your Passover celebrations, I hope you had a wonderful holiday too!


At this time of year, it is important to help our children to learn how to express gratitude. Did you know, individuals who make it a priority to express gratitude tend to be happier and more successful? Please see the link below from greatschools. org.


https://www.greatschools.org/gk/videos/one-thing-happy-kids-common/?utm_source=newsletter_gbg_6&utm_medium=email&utm_content=033121.1


Thank you to all of you who participated in our Bingo event last Friday. I know a good time was had by all! Again, a huge thank you goes out to Mrs. Diaz and Mrs. Chhablani for organizing this event. We are now looking forward to our PTSA Council sponsored virtual visit from children’s author Josh Funk on Thursday April 29th!


Everyone continues to do a great job following our COVID-19 migration strategies of social distancing, mask wearing and washing hands! We thank you for making this a priority and working together to keep the members of our school community strong and healthy. Please be reminded, it is essential for students who are not feeling well to stay home for the day and rest so they will hopefully feel better the next day.


Next week are excited to be celebrating our School Spirit Week. Each day has a theme related event with students dressing up and participating in school-wide events. Please pay close attention to our plans for each day that are listed below in our Upcoming Events section.


Finally, we thank you for your continued support and partnership in ensuring the success and happiness of our students. As always, please do not hesitate to reach out to me with any questions, concerns, suggestions or good news to share.


Warm regards,

Mrs. Neumeyer

Principal

Upcoming Events

Friday, April 2

No School; Good Friday


Saturday, April 3

Passover ends at sundown


Sunday, April 4

Easter


TASHUA SPIRIT WEEK 2021

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Monday, April 5

Mix n’ Match Monday (Clothes or Socks) - Students are invited to wear mismatched clothing and socks to school for the day.

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Tuesday, April 6

Dancing Through the Decades, Disco & Dance Party - Students encouraged to choose a decade and dress up! We will be hosting a school-wide dance party on this day, playing various songs and doing dances to celebrate the decades.

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Wednesday, April 7

What I want to be when I grow up Wednesday - Students are invited to dress up by wearing clothing to represent the occupation they hope to have as an adult - accessories should be left home.

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Thursday, April 8

Dream Team Thursday (Pajama Day or Sports Team or both!) - Students are invited to wear PJs or sports attire for the day - equipment should be left home.

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Friday, April 9

Tashua Pride Day - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YVhKepuTHc - Students are encouraged to wear their Tashua Pride gear.

We will be concluding the week with a school-wide virtual BINGO event.


Monday, April 12 - Friday, April 16

No School; Spring Break


Wednesday, April 21

Administrative Professional Day

Early dismissal for students; 1:00 PM - Teacher work day in the afternoon


Thursday, April 22

Earth Day

Virtual PTA Meeting: 7:00 PM


Tuesday, April 27

BOE Meeting; 7:00 PM


Wednesday, April 28

Early dismissal for students; 1:00 PM - Teacher work day in the afternoon


Thursday, April 29

Virtual Author Visit; Josh Funk - sponsored by the PTSA


Friday, April 30

Arbor Day

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Welcome to Trimester 3!

See below for updated Zearn Newsletters for Grades 3-5.

The Grade 2 Newsletter will be shared next week.


Grade 3 Math Newsletter

Grade 4 Math Newsletter

Grade 5 Math Newsletter

Mary Santilli

Trumbull Public Schools

Program Leader Math K-5

For K-5 Curriculum updates, please visit the website below:

https://sites.google.com/trumbullps.net/programleaders-site/home

Updates and Reminders

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The deadline to order your yearbook is fast approaching! All orders need to be in no later then April 10th. We will not be ordering extras!

Please use the link below to place your order:

https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectStudent?isAdvertisementOnly=False&jobnumber=2501621

Please take note of your order information as we will not be able to look up orders previously placed. If you’re unsure if you place an order, please contact Lifetouch or check your credit card statement.

The deadline for submitting pictures is over. Thank you to all that sent in their photos. We received a large amount, therefore can’t guarantee that all pictures will be in the yearbook!

Once again, thank you for your continued support!

Please contact Jennifer Kegan if you have any questions: Kegans27@gmail.com

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Breakfast and Lunch: Reminder ALL children are eligible for breakfast and lunch. Food Services has three PICKUP Days per week (Monday, Wednesday & Fridays). Friday PICK UP includes Saturday and Sunday meals. You may drive around to the back of the school between the hours of 9:30-11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays to pick-up meals. Please take advantage of receiving these meals. In doing so, you are actually helping our district. Please know, for your convenience, Tashua families are allowed to pick up and distribute meals for other TPS students!


Kindergarten Registration: Online registration can be accessed via the Trumbull Public Schools website under “General,” then “Student Registration.” To register for kindergarten, please use the following link: https://www.trumbullps.org/general/student-registration/kindergarten-registration.html

Please note Kindergarten for 2021-22 is open to children born on or before January 1, 2017. Any questions can be directed to Maria Vaz, TPS Registrar, at 203-452-4348 or mvaz@trumbullps.org.

Updates from our PTA

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Tashua Families...WE NEED YOUR HELP to make this year's event a success! Please consider donating a good or service to our silent auction or raffle. This is a great way to support our school and promote your business. If a donation letter and/or EIN# is needed please contact Lisa Stein.

Also we are looking for parents to join our Spring Fundraising committee to help with soliciting donations. Please reach out to Lisa Stein or Jenna Petiprin if you can give even a few hours of your time, it would be greatly appreciated!

Tashua Take-Out


Support local restaurants who have graciously donated to our Tashua PTA. Mention “Tashua PTA” when you place your order from one the restaurants below to receive a discount.


Support our local restaurants AND receive a 10% discount.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: Brick Oven on Main (Take-out) - 203-870-6836

Tuesdays: Trumbull Pizza Company (They deliver!) - 203-261-1430 or 203-261-1431


We have a new addition...THIS N THAT frozen meals to go! Menu is attached.

Help in supporting this local business who has donated to the PTA and enjoy a homemade meal without having to cook.

EVERY MONDAY text your order to 203-726-0769. Pick up your order at 213 Shelton Road in Trumbull on Wednesdays or Thursdays (order $50+ and get FREE delivery).

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PTA Membership

Some of things that membership dues pay for include:

  • Recognition of staff throughout the year with breakfasts and lunches

  • Activities and goodies for staff during staff appreciation

  • Grade level activities, including a number of activities for the 5th grade

  • Supplies for Teachers

  • Professional Development for Teachers

  • Folders and assignment books for students

If you haven’t done so already, please join our PTA! You can access membership by using the link below: www.tashuaschoolpta.membershiptoolkit.com.

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