Sunday Minute – August 19, 2018

Sunday Minute – August 19, 2018

Good evening families, this is Mrs. Stevens, Principal of Topeka, home of the tigers, with this week’s Sunday Minute!


Monday, August 20th Closed Campus begins this week

For the safety of your child and all staff, this week begins our completely closed campus.  Please prepare to drop your child off at the valet, or walk them to the gate.  There will be staff at the Kinder gate to help them.  Parents will NOT be permitted to enter the campus. After school the gates will re-open for pick-up.


Special Thanks

Special thanks to the PTA for a great Kinder Social, New Parent Orientation, and Teacher Luncheon! We appreciate you all!



Parents please be sure to observe the ‘No Parking’ signs.  It’s important to refrain from parking near the valet set up and the bus loading on Topeka Drive.  Those zones are for loading and drop-off only.


PTA Meeting Tuesday August 21st @ 6:30pm

This Tuesday at 6:30pm in the Auditorium, we will host of first PTA meeting for the school year.  There will be child care and food for the children.  See you then!


Coffee with the Principal in Library August 23rd @ 8:15am

Come join me this Thursday for Coffee with the Principal in the Library at 8:15am.  This is a time where we get to talk about current school business, events, and get to know each other better!


ELAC Orientation & Master Plan Meeting August 23rd @ 9:15am

Also, Thursday, stay and learn more about our other committees and programs at the school.  The ELAC Orientation and Master Plan informational meeting will follow the Coffee with the Principal in the library. 


5th grade Parent Meeting August 23rd @6:30PM in the Library

There will be a parent meeting for all 5th grade parents on Thursday, August 23rd at 6:30PM in the library.  Come find out what to expect for your 5th grader’s exciting last year of elementary school.  If you are unable to attend on the 23rd, there will be a make-up meeting before open house on August 30th at 5:00PM in the library. 



Parents, please be advised, for your child’s safety, no kinder or 1st grade students will be released to their upper grade (3-5) siblings without a written request that has been approved by Administration.  If kinder and/or 1st are picked up by an older sibling, they must be then picked up from school within 30 minutes after dismissal.  They will not be permitted to sign into the YS program. 


Finally, boys and girls, let’s be on the lookout for our Kindness Heroes and please remember to:

  • Be Safe
  • Be Responsible
  • Be Respectful
  • Be Clean


Tiger Fund


That’s it for this week’s news from school!  Have a tigerrific evening!



8/23               5th Grade Parent Meeting @ 6:30PM in Room 31

8/29               Fire Drill

8/30               5th grade Mixed Bags Sale Kick-off

8/30               Back to School Night

  • 5:30PM Welcome & Introduction to the Tiger Community in the Auditorium
  • 6:00PM Classroom will open for visits

8/31               NO SCHOOL – ADMISSIONS DAY

9/3                  NO SCHOOL—LABOR DAY

9/4                  PTA Executive Board Member Meeting 8:05:am in Library

9/6                  Governance Council Meeting – Elections @ 2:45PM in room 28

9/10               NO SCHOOL- UNASSIGNED DAY

9/14               PTA Movie Night @ 6:30AM



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