"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>>   


Minimum Day Everyday This Week
Parent/Teacher conferences will be held over the course of the week. To ensure all parents have the opportunity to speak with their child's teacher, classes will end each day at 12:30pm. 

You will receiving a copy of your child's first report card of the year during your meeting. This is a great opportunity to speak frankly with teachers about student progress, academics, etc. If you have not already signed up for a conference, please contact your teacher. For more information, please click here.
Have you registered for the Ralphs Community Program? By joining this program, TPES Foundation receives free cash back just by families registering for the program and shopping at Ralphs! 

To encourage more families to participate, a Hot Dog/Juice/Cinnamon Roll Pique-Nique will be held for the classroom with the most sign-ups by November 15th.

Registering for the Ralphs Community Program
  • Go to the Ralphs website to register your card. You'll need your Ralphs card number and the TPES Organization number 80317 to enroll.
  • Scan the barcode found here during your next visit to the store.

Ms. Rogers, our Art Teacher, needs volunteers to help secure the painted fish on the fence by the playground. The project includes taking down the fish and securing them with zip ties. If you can assist, please contact Ms. Rogers
The school will be closed on the following days:
  • Thanksgiving Week (Monday, 11/24 - Friday, 11/28)
  • Christmas Break (Monday, 12/22/2014 - Friday, 1/2/2015)
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.
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:

  • 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
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. 
TPES bell times may be viewed here>> (login required)

San Diego Unified School Year Calender here>> 

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

Upcoming events

04 Dec 2014 4:00 PM • TPES Auditorium
05 Dec 2014 8:00 AM • In front of bike rack
08 Dec 2014 • TPES
19 Dec 2014 8:05 AM • TPES Blacktop
19 Dec 2014 8:30 AM • In Lunch Arbor
22 Dec 2014 • TPES ~ Return on Mon., Jan 5th
09 Jan 2015 8:00 AM • In front of bike rack


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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