TPES FOUNDATION


"The minute you step onto the Torrey Pines campus, you realize that this is not just a place for children, but a place for families." Read more>>   


  

Announcements 
  WINTER CONCERT ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 27TH
The order of appearance for this much anticipated evening of Choral and Instrumental Music will be as follows:
  • Instrumental Music (4:30-5:30)
  • TK/Kinder & 4th Choral (6:00-6:25)
  • 1st & 5th Choral (6:40-7:00)
  • 2nd & 3rd Choral (7:15-7:30)
In an effort to accommodate all families who wish to attend, parents/siblings/family are allowed to be in the audience for THEIR student ONLY. The Auditorium will be cleared after each performance.

Teachers will keep their students in their classrooms until a few moments before their scheduled performance time.

For more information on the dress code for the Winter Concert, please click here.

Volunteers Needed
Baked goods/snacks are needed for the Winter Concert. Food items can be dropped off at the school office before 4pm on Tuesday. Volunteers are needed to help man the tables and to assist with the Winter Concert. Please contact Nasia Ampelasif you can help.
  PRINCIPAL & FOUNDATION 'CHAT & COFFEE' ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 30TH
Please join Ms. Ott and Foundation Board members at the School Arbor at 8:30am to discuss what's happening at Torrey Pines Elementary.
  CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATION DAY - SAT 1/31
Join us for a Beautification Day! Volunteers will work on campus cleanup and garden projects. Tools and materials will be provided, as well as water and snacks. (Snacks donated by Whole Foods.)

For more information, please click here.
  HEART & SOLE WALK-A-THON, THURSDAY 2/12
The Walk-A-Thon is one of the highest grossing fundraisers we do at TPES. Last year we raised close to $60,000 with 65% of the kids participating, and this year we are shooting for $70,000 and 85% participation.  
  USED CLOTHING NEEDED IN HEALTH OFFICE
Gently used pants or sweat pants (with elastic bands), shirts, undergarments and socks are needed. All sizes for student at Torrey Pines Elementary are requested. Pleae drop off any donations to the Health Office.
  NEW DROP-OFF/PICK-UP PATTERN
Parent Safety Ambassadors Still Needed

Thank you for your cooperation this week with the new process for traffic flow. Here are a few reminders to ensure safety for all families:
  • Make sure that all students are entering and exiting the vehicle on the curb side.
  • You can wait in your car in the pick-up lane until your child arrives, however if families behind you are prepared to leave before you - you may be asked to circle around and re-enter the pick-up lane.
  • If the pick-up lane is full, please circle around to re-enter or park in the south end of the YMCA lot to wait a bit, or walk over for pick-up.
  • Please use the cross-walk! The safety patrol works really hard to ensure that all walkers are safe and enjoy when you utilize their service!
TPES Parents are still needed to join the Parent Safety Patrol to complement the work of the TPES Student Safety Patrol!

For more information, please contact Patty Shomo.
  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR TPES FOUNDATION PROGRAMS!
Resolve to serve in 2015! Our community's strength comes from our families. Please consider volunteering for one or more of the following valued TPES programs
  • Spare the Air
  • 2015 Gala
  • Birthday Book Club
  • Campus Beautification
  • Safety Ambassador
We hope you have some time to give back to the school community. To learn more, click here or email tpesfoundation@gmail.com.
  UPCOMING HOLIDAYS
The school will be closed on the following days:
  • President's Day Weekend (Friday, February 13 - Monday, February 16, 2015)
  • Spring Break (Monday, March 30 - Friday, April 3, 2015)
The La Jolla YMCA offers camp during the holidays for working parents. Thanksgiving camp information can be found here. Sign your child up at the YMCA office.
  EARN FREE, EASY MONEY FOR TPES WITH ESCRIP
Did you know that you can raise money for TPES just by registering your Vons and Ralphs cards and shopping with these merchants? It's super quick and easy to start for your everyday purchases to make a difference at TPES. Here's how:


Vons/Escrip
  • Email your Name, Phone Number & Vons Card to School Coordinator Noemi Lavoie, who can set up your account (valid if you are registering for the first time).
  • Go to the Escrip homepage to register and sign up your Vons or your cash/credit cards online.
  • You can also shop at over 700 popular merchants and earn money for TPES by starting your online shopping at the Escrip Online Mall
   NEW FAMILIES AMBASSADOR INFORMATION
Is your family or your child new to Torrey Pines Elementary? Liliana Galindo is this year's New Families Ambassador and welcomes you to the school! Feel free to email her if you have any questions. 
  2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULE
TPES bell times may be viewed here>> (login required)

San Diego Unified School Year Calender here>> 

 
WEBSITE ACCESS & E-TWIG COMMUNICATIONS
All families with enrolled students at Torrey Pines Elementary now have access to the Foundation site. Please check your email for a confirmation email. For gmail accounts, TPES-related communications may be going into the 'Promotions' folder and NOT in your Inbox. Please take a moment to take a look. If you are still not receiving emails, please contact our Communications team asap.

To receive E-Twig communications, you must have submitted a TPES Foundation form. If you have not already completed a form, please download the TPES Foundation Form here to obtain login access to the website, school directory and to sign-up for our electronic newsletter. 

TPES parents who are having difficulty logging on can reset their password on their login screen or can follow up with our Webmaster at tpeswebmaster@gmail.com.

For more information, please clickhere





Upcoming events

06 Feb 2015 8:00 AM • In front of bike rack
12 Feb 2015 1:00 PM • TPES
13 Feb 2015 • TPES
16 Feb 2015 • TPES
03 Mar 2015 • Whole Foods Market - La Jolla
06 Mar 2015 8:00 AM • In front of bike rack
16 Mar 2015 • TPES Auditorium
18 Mar 2015 • TPES

   
   

Here are everyday ways you can help us support smaller class sizes and quality programs at TPES:

   

    Register your grocery cards, like Ralphs Club Card. Everytime you shop TPES earns dollars! More info>>
   
    Box Tops for Education is a great way to get family and friends involved. It's fun, easy... it's Hip to Clip! More info>>
   
   

Register your cards with eScrip and everytime you make a purchase at an eScrip merchant TPES benefits! More info>>

   
    Tile painting parties will be offered throughout the school year. Tiles will be mounted on our school library! More info>>
   
    We'll be selling TPES apparel throughout the school year. Sport a TPES t-shirt and support TPES!

Section 5 of Article IX of the California Constitution guarantees students a “free public education.”

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