Sunday Minute – October 6, 2019

Sunday Minute – October 6, 2019

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


Hoop Fest

Wow!  What a wonderful game!  The competition was fierce and the fun was amazing. Thank you to Mr. Chester Kido, Mrs. Shawna Streb, Mr. Kim, Mrs. Hamlin, all of our teacher athletes, Spirit Squad, the Topeka Dance team, and all of the selfless volunteers that made Hoop Fest the game of the year! 


5th Grade Open to Share Play Areas

Starting this month, 5th grade students will begin sharing play areas during recess and lunch.  We will continue to monitor the interaction and cooperation of students in lower grades in order to add the same privilege to other grade levels.


Governance Council Committee Meetings 10/8 @ 1:40PM

Join us this Tuesday for our Governance Council Committee meetings starting at 1:40PM in select classrooms. 



Please be reminded that there will be no school on Wednesday, October 9th in honor of Yom Kippur. 


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

Welcome to Mrs. Karen Springer our new 3rd grade teacher in room 23.  We look forward to getting to know you!


Tiger Trot Updates

Thank you for your support and helping Topeka’s Tiger Trot event reach our fundraising goal!  We were able to fundraise a little over $21,000 to subside part of the educational and enrichment programs we have here.  Our two classroom winners were Room 1- Mrs. Nichols and room 31- Mrs. Whelan.  The Tiger Trot rewards will continue throughout the month of October.  This Thursday, October 10th all students who fundraised at the $100 and $200 level will attend the Neon Glow DJ Dance Party from 1:15-2:15PM, and there we will find out who wins the Golden Ticket.


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.



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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