Sunday Minute – September 29, 2019

Sunday Minute – September 29, 2019

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



No School Monday- September 29, 2019

Please be reminded that there is No School tomorrow, Monday September 29, 2019 in honor of Rosh Hashanah.



There will be no homework club on Tuesday, October 1st.  Parents, please plan to pick your children up at 1:28PM on Tuesday.


Spirit Week

This week is Spirit Week!  Tuesday is Twins Day, Wednesday is Wacky Wear Wednesday, Thursday- Wear the Colors of your Favorite Hoop Fest Team- Friday is Tiger Friday- wear your Topeka T-shirt!


Walk to School Day, 10/2

Parents, this Wednesday is Walk to School Day.  It’s an international event that gets families, teachers, city staff, and community members walking together, while educating children about safe routes and the benefits of walking.


Coffee with the Principal 10/3

Join me on Thursday, October 3rd, for Coffee with the Principal, in the library starting at 8:15AM.   We will discuss the Unified Enrollment updates, the importance of attendance, and one strategy we are implementing to support LCAP goal- 100% students achievement.


Parents, throughout the year, we want you to stay informed about school activities and volunteer opportunities. 


Hoop Fest, Friday, October 4th

Hoopfest is finally here!  This Friday, we will see the Wildcats vs the Stray Cats.  Team Wildcats will be sporting the Black jerseys, while the Stray Cats will be sporting the white jerseys. 


Wildcats (Black Jerseys)

Stray Cats (White Jerseys)

Mr. Kim

Mrs. Hamlin

Mr. Aparicio

Mrs. Bush

Ms. De La Cerra

Mrs. Lee

Ms. Tuffield

Coach Stevens

Mr. Ciccone

Mrs. Khayatpour

Ms. Arana

Mrs. Castagnola

Ms. Huerta

Mrs. Newman

Mr. Young

Coach Nichols


Please check the e-Backpack to order your pre-paid tickets.  Slightly more expensive tickets will be sold at the door until we sell out!  This is going to be the event of the century!  See you there!


PTA Box Tops

Our first Box Top submission date has been extended.  If you haven’t already turned in your Box Tops, this week, you should receive a flyer explaining how you can send in your Box Tops.  The class with the most in grade Pre-K-2 and 3-5 will win an ice cream sundae party.  The final turn in date will be Friday October 11th.


Teacher Update!  3rd Grade Room 23

We are looking forward to welcoming Mrs. Karen Springer this week as she will be coming in to meet the students and shadowing Mr. Amor.  Our hope is that she will be­ completely processed ready to take over the class on Monday, October 7th. 


SWPBIS- Safety

Our School-wide Behavior Focus this week will be on Being Clean.  If you see something that needs to be thrown away or put in the Lost and Found, please take care of it.  If we all pitch in our school will always be beautiful!­­


*Parents, please note that the instructional day begins at 8:00am- any student arriving after 8:00 is tardy and any student arriving after 8:15am MUST be signed in at the office by the parent.


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



9/30               NO SCHOOL- in honor of Rosh Hashanah

10/1-10/4     School Spirit Week

Tuesday- Twin Tuesday

Wednesday- Wacky Wednesday -wear your wacky hair, clothes, etc.

Thursday- Jersey Thursday- wear the colors of your favorite HOOP FEST Team or a jersey to school

Friday- Tiger Friday- wear your Topeka Tiger gear & Meet us at HOOP FEST!

10/2               PTA Executive Board Member meeting @ 1:30PM

10/8               Committee Meeting @ 1:40PM in select classrooms

10/9               NO SCHOOL- in honor of Yom Kippur

10/11             Box Tops Due

10/15             PTA Association meeting @ 6:30PM

10/17             Great Shake-Out Drill

10/21             5th Grade Boo Grams Begin

10/23             Beginning of Red Ribbon Week

10/23             Board Member Scott Schmerelson’s Open House-Local District Northwest


10/24             Kinder Tour @ 8:15am

10/24             Governance Council Meeting @ 2:45PM in room 28

10/25             PTA Fall Festival 5:30pm-8:00pm

10/31             5th Grade Boo Grams End

10/31             Emergency Drill Practice


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