Tyngsborough Elementary School

1/26/2020 - Update

We can hardly wait to participate in The Great Kindness Challenge starting tomorrow!


5 Years of KINDNESS ~ TES will participate in The Great Kindness Challenge

One Week. One Checklist. Infinite Happiness! We are thrilled to participate in The Great Kindness Challenge January 27th - 31st! A HUGE thank you to Mrs. Manganis and Mrs. Reichard for organizing a fun week of kindness!

** Please be sure to check out the spirit day information below! Students are encouraged to wear their TES gear/school colors tomorrow!


https://thegreatkindnesschallenge.com/schooledition


Preschool & Kindergarten Registration

Our 2020-21 preschool & kindergarten registration appointments are filling up quickly! Please be sure to schedule your appointment soon. Early registration allows us to effectively plan for staffing and classroom needs. Should you have any questions, please contact the main office at 978-649-1990.


Visit our website to schedule your appointment - https://tes.tyngsboroughps.org/


Monthly Update from Mrs. Muraca

https://www.smore.com/98ar0-science-tech-january-2020


Purchase your tickets for the Valentines Day Dance

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4484606


Message from the Health Office

All of us at TES wish you a happy and healthy New Year! We have a few reminders from the Health Office as we begin 2020.


Parents of 3rd & 4th Grade Students: Please continue to send in your child’s physical examinations and immunization records as you receive them this year. All children entering the 4th grade must show proof of a physical exam.

Wellness screenings: Our 5th, 4th, 3rd, & kindergarten vision and hearing screenings are complete. If your child received a referral for vision and hearing, kindly make sure your child is seen by a provider in a timely manner and return the referral to the Health Office as soon as possible. Postural screenings for 5th grade students will be starting in March and will continue until completed. If your child is under the care of a physician for scoliosis, please contact the Health Office with an update. Postural screening referrals will be sent home if follow up care is recommended. Please periodically check your child’s backpack for a letter from the Health Office.


REMINDERS:

Illnesses: As per school policy, if your child has been sick, (vomiting, fever over 100, communicable illness such as strep) they must stay home from school. Students need to be fever free without the use of acetaminophen or ibuprofen, no vomiting, and no diarrhea for 24 hours before they are able to return to school. For illnesses requiring antibiotics such as strep throat, students need to be on antibiotic therapy AND fever free for at least 24 hours before returning to school. For common viruses/coughs and colds it is not usually appropriate to keep children out of school for the duration of symptoms, however the student’s cough should be manageable and your child should be eating and drinking adequately.


We have been seeing an increase in student illnesses since school resumed after winter break. Frequent hand washing at home and in school is a must to limit illness transmission! Please adhere to the school illness policy if your child is sick.


We would appreciate being notified if your child has been to the doctor’s office and confirmed with any communicable illness. It is our priority to keep all students safe and healthy to maximize every child’s time in the classroom.


It is not too late to get a flu vaccination if your child has not received it yet. Contact your primary care physician or the Health Office for more information.


CLOTHING:

All students should be dressed appropriately for the weather daily. Coat, hat, and gloves should be worn and provided by parent/guardian.

Please be sure your child has an extra set of clothes in their locker! If your child does not have a change of clothing you will be called to bring your child a change of clothes.


MEDICATION POLICY:

A written order from a physician is required to administer both prescription AND over the counter medication in the school setting (this includes cough drops). The nurse can administer short-term prescription medications such as antibiotics without a written physician’s order, as long as the original prescription container is provided and written parental consent is obtained.


Refillable water bottles are strongly encouraged to keep the children hydrated throughout the day. In addition to keeping the children properly hydrated, water helps to soothe sore throats and quiets coughs. Please send your child to school with a refillable water bottle daily to keep on their desks.


Please contact the Health Office at 978-649-1990 ext. 4 with any questions or concerns.


TES Health Office

~ IMPORTANT DATES ~ (*Dates are subject to change)


JANUARY

Monday, January 27th - Friday, January 31st - The Great Kindness Challenge

Friday, January 31st - Currently Enrolled Preschool Families 20-21 Registration Packets DUE


FEBRUARY

Monday, February 3rd - National School Counseling Day (Thank you to Mrs. Managanis, Mrs. Reichard, & Mrs. Young!)

Friday, February 7th - Science EXPO Forms Due

Monday, February 10th - Kids Healthy Challenge Begins (Jump Rope for Heart!)

Thursday, February 13th - Preschool & Kindergarten Family Open House @ 5:30-6:30

Monday, February 17th - February 21st - February Break - No School

Wednesday, February 26th - 2020-21 Preschool Registration (*appointments scheduled on our website)


MARCH

Tuesday, March 3rd - Early Release Day (Preschool Dismissal @ 11:30 & K-5 @ 12:00)

Tuesday, March 3rd & Wednesday, March 4th - 2020-21 Kindergarten Registration (*appointments scheduled on our website)

Monday, March 9th - Jessica Kensky, Author Visit (http://scottmagoon.com/rescue-jessica)

Friday, March 13th - Trimester 2 Report Cards

Friday, March 20th -Brett Outchcunis Assemblies https://www.theoochexperience.com/


APRIL

Wednesday, April 1st - National Paraprofessional Day - Thank you to our amazing paras!

Wednesday, April 1st - Early Release Day (Preschool Dismissal @ 11:30 & K-5 @ 12:00)

Wednesday, April 8th - O'Connor Studios Spring Photos (details to follow)

Monday, April 13th - Friday, April 17th - Follet Spring Book Fair

Wednesday, April 15th - Annual Science Expo, Ice Cream Social/Raffle, & Book Fair @ 6:00-7:00

Thursday, April 16th - Ryan T. Higgins, Author Visit (https://ryanthiggins.com/school-visits/)

Monday, April 20th - Friday, April 24th - April Break - No School


Please save the dates and plan accordingly.

MCAS Testing Days for Grades 3-5

April 28 - 29 - ELA (Final Day for Make-Ups May 1st)

May 5-6 - Science

May 13-14 - Math (Final Day for Make-Up May 22nd)



Please consider supporting our amazing community groups.

http://www.eftyng.org/

http://www.tyngsboroughpto.org/

http://www.tyngsboroughps.org/pages/Tyngsborough/Departments/Special_Education/sepac


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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