Sunday Minute – February 14, 2021

Sunday Minute – February 14, 2021

Good evening, families- Happy Valentine’s Day! This is Mrs. Stevens, with this week’s Sunday Minute.


NO SCHOOL MONDAY- in honor of Presidents’ Day.

Please be reminded that we do not have school tomorrow in observance of Presidents’ Day. 


Parent Budget Interest Survey for the 21-22 due 2/19/29

Parents it’s that time to finalize options for the 21-22 school year budget.  Our survey this week will ask for your opinion on select budget items/positions.  The survey should be quick and it’s cell phone friendly.  You can go to or click on the link in the email version of this message.  The deadline for this link will be Friday, February 19th. 


Black History Month Showcase & Contests- Submissions due 2/26/21

As we recognize and celebrate Black History, we are also going to celebrate the talents and skills of our Topeka Tigers in our Black History Month Showcase and Contest.  Using our school padlet, we’re asking students to upload their projects highlighting Black History.  You can share a video, an essay, an art project, a dance, etc.  To upload your submissions go to and use the word ‘family’ when prompted for the password. All submissions are due February 26, 2021. 


Coffee with the Principal 2/17 @ 8:15am

Please join me on Wednesday, February17th at 8:15am for Coffee with the Principal.  I look forward to hearing from you and sharing some school updates, including our budget development process.  The Zoom log-in information is in the email version of this message. 


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 642 371 4918

Passcode: Together


Textbook Distribution 2/19 @ 12:30-3:00pm

Friday, February 19th we will have a book distribution for grades K, 3, 4, & 5 from 12:30-3:00pm.  This distribution will take place in a contactless grab-n-go manner.  Books will be placed your trunk. To expedite the process, please have the child’s name, grade, and teacher’s name on a sheet a paper in your car window. Grades TK, 1, & 2 do not have curriculum material that need to be distributed at this time.


SAFER AT HOME- School Office/Campus Closed

This is a reminder that our school office will remain closed in observance of the extended Safer at Home orders.  Nevertheless, we are still here to serve you.  Our office team will be available, from 8am- 3pm with lunch taken from 12noon to 1pm.  You may call the office number 818-886-2266 or email any of our office team for support. 


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



Covid Testing in Preparation for our Eventual Return

In preparation for the eventual return to school, please make a COVID testing appointment for your child at



For Your Information:

  • 1-213-241-3840  LAUSD Hotline to help manage fear, anxiety, and other challenges related to COVID- 19.  Open 6am-6pm weekdays
  • 1-213-443-1300 COVID-19 Hotline for families
  • 1-213-241-2700 COVID-19 Hotline for employees


Look Ahead- Mark Your Calendar

2/16               Stress Management Parent Workshop @ 10:00am sponsored by LDNW

ZOOM ID : 836 9429 3833 

Passcode: 670911

2/22               Monday Morning Tiger Community Assembly

Register in advance for this webinar:

2/23               Governance Council Meeting @ 2:30PM

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 950 3009 2500

Passcode: GCouncil

2/23               PTA Meeting @ 6:30PM

2/28               PTA Dine Out- Aussam Candy- Granada Hills

3/1                  Read Across America Week

3/1                  Monday Morning Tiger Community Assembly

Register in advance for this webinar:

3/5                  Student Success Awards

3/8                  Parent Conference Week 1

3/15               Parent Conference Week 2

3/15               Monday Morning Tiger Community Assembly

Register in advance for this webinar:

3/22               Monday Morning Tiger Community Assembly

Register in advance for this webinar:

3/23               PTA Association Meeting & Parent Workshop


Meeting ID: 593 268 8657

Passcode: TopekaPTA


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