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"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 
  TPES WELCOMES NEW FACULTY 
There are a few new faces at Torrey Pines Elementary this year:
  • Mrs. Amy Sanders (3rd grade)
  • Mrs. Sarahbeth Wintringer (1st grade)
  • Mr. Jeremy Bank (Technology)
  • Mrs. Daphne Rogers (Art)
Please make sure to welcome them to the school!
  2014-2015 PAPERWORK NOW DUE
All required school forms are now due. Please stop by the Office and drop off your paperwork as soon as possible.
  CURRICULUM NIGHT - WED. SEPTEMBER 17
Curriculum Night is designed for parents & guardians only  to meet your child's teacher and learn more about what will be taught in the classrooms this school year. It's a great opportunity to be in the classroom and ask him/her questions to get to know them better.

Please click here for more information about the evening's schedule.

Need childcare during Curriculum Night?
The YMCA will be offering childcare during Curriculum Night. The cost of childcare is $30/child for members and $40 for non-members. Please contact the La Jolla YMCA directly to include your child and inquire about Torrey Pines Curriculum Night childcare.
 POKER PALOOZA NIGHT - FRI 9/19
Get one of the last seats available for the annual Poker Palooza Night at the Kenagy's. The night of cards, refreshment, and friendly competition for all level player will be held on Friday, September 17th beginning at 7:30pm. Buy your ticket online for $100.
  WEDNESDAY ENRICHMENT - SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE
Through a partnership with the La Jolla YMCA, Wednesday Enrichment is a weekly series of themed clubs for students in grades K-5. This is a wonderful way to expand your child's enrichment and still take advantage of our minimum day schedule. For more information and a list of Fall classes, please click here.

Space is still available on several classes, so please register at the YMCA or register online.
  SAVE THE DATE - LA JOLLA WINE & ART FESTIVAL OCTOBER 11-12
The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival is fast approaching! The event is held in downtown La Jolla and FREE all weekend. All proceeds benefit underfunded programs between the La Jolla elementary schools and Muirlands Middle School.

Volunteers are needed. Reserve your timeslot here.
 SSC/SGT COMMITTEES - PARENT POSITIONS OPEN
Nominations are being accepted for positions on the SSC (School Site Council) and the SGT (School Governance Team) committees. These are advisory committees for making decisions regarding student achievement and strategic planning.

Both committees are comprised of the principal, parents and staff members. This is a two-year obligation. If you are interested or would like to nominate someone, please contact Ms. Ott
   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.





Upcoming events

23 Sep 2014 11:00 AM • Rock Bottom Brewery
26 Sep 2014 8:30 AM • In Lunch Arbor
03 Oct 2014 8:00 AM • In front of bike rack
08 Oct 2014 8:30 AM • TPES classrooms
11 Oct 2014 10:00 AM • thru Oct 12 on Girard Ave, La Jolla CA
15 Oct 2014 6:00 PM • TPES Auditorium
17 Oct 2014 12:30 PM • TPES
24 Oct 2014 3:00 PM • 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.”

Torrey Pines Elementary School, 8350 Cliffridge Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037
phone: 858.453.2323 /  fax: 858.452.6923
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