Sunday Minute – October 7, 2018

Sunday Minute – October 7, 2018

Good evening families, this is Mrs. Stevens, with this week’s Sunday Minute!



Spirit Week

Topeka Family, Spirit week is here!

Monday – Moustache Monday

Tuesday- Twin Day Tuesday

Wednesday- Wacky Wear Wednesday (mix match clothes)

Thursday- Jersey Thursday

Friday- Tiger Friday (wear your Topeka Tiger T-shirts)


Walk to School Day – Wednesday, 10/10

Walk to school day is just a few days away.  If you normally drive and can actually walk, please join us and make Wednesday a day you enjoy with the kids and get your steps in early.  If you normally drive, try parking a couple of blocks away and walking the rest of the way to school.  Again this year, 4th grade will be meeting on Vanalden and Labrador to make the walk together, wearing their sneakers and smiles!!  


Tiger Trot

Tiger Trot is this Friday.  Please come out and help set up, clean up, record keep, serve popsicles and cheer for our little Tigers!  Please check in with your room parent to see if your classroom still needs water or an ‘easy up’.  If you have MC skills, please contact Mrs. Van Der Valk or Miss Tammy.  Looking forward to seeing you all there!


Calling all Volunteers

Calling all Volunteers!  Want to be a part of Topeka’s upcoming activities and events, but don’t know how to get involved?  This is your chance.  Go to the homepage and click on the Volunteer Signup button to be added to the volunteer list.  Thank you for showing up and working together to make every Topeka event a success for our children! 


Special Thanks

Special thanks to the family of Nathaniel T., along with Damien and Gabriel H. for donating to our Character Counts Treasure box.  Your partnership in this is priceless!


This week we will continue to work on RESPONSIBILITY.  Let’s focus on our thoughts and actions.  I leave you with this abridged quote. Be strong but not rude, be bold but don’t bully, be proud but not arrogant, advocate but don’t blame, value yourself, but think of others before yourself.



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



10/16             PTA Association meeting 6:30PM in Auditorium – Child care provided.

10/16             Governance Council Committee Meetings @ 1:40PM

10/17             MAD Science Begins- After school program rooms 6 &11

10/17             LA RAMS Play 60 Tour Assembly @ 1:30PM

10/18             PTA Dine Out- Sharky’s

10/18             Great Shake out exercise @ 10:40AM

10/19             5th Grade PTA Boo Grams begin

10-22-10/26 Red Ribbon Week

10/25             Governance Council meeting 2:45PM in room 28

10/31             Fire Drill

10/31             Environmental Defenders Assemblies 1:00PM (K-2) and 1:45PM (3-5)

11/1               Coffee with the Principal @ 8:15 in Library


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