Torrey Pines Elementary School Foundation

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  • June 16, 2021 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    June 16, 2021 - There are several volunteer positions open for the next school year and we need YOU! They are important to help ensure a successful year of fundraising and to help run all the amazing programs our kids enjoy at TPES.

    For details on each position, please click here.

    If interested in volunteering, please complete this form.

    If you held any TPESF position in 2020-2021 and you wish to continue in 2021-2022please mark the respective box(es) in the form.

    If you've already completed the form, thank you; we'll get back to you soon! Now, please help spread the word, and invite a friend to volunteer!

    Questions? Please send an email to Thank you!

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  • June 15, 2021 3:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    June 15, 2021 - Congratulations TPES students! We are all so very proud of you! 

    Congratulations 5th graders on your graduation! Best wishes for your next adventure! 

    We wish you a HAPPY SUMMER!

  • June 14, 2021 8:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    June 14, 2021 - Summer break is almost here! 

    Tomorrow, decorate your cars, bikes or strollers at drop-off and pick-up, wishing your fellow TPES friends a wonderful summer.

    Hip, hip hooray!

  • June 03, 2021 8:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    June 3, 2021 - Tomorrow, June 4, 9 - 9.30 am, parents & caregivers are invited to learn more about what's happening at TPES. 

    Join Principal Nona Richard and TPES Foundation board members for an open discussion via Zoom.

    We look forward to seeing you at the last Principal  & Foundation chat of the 20-21 school year! 

    Check out tonight's e-Blast for Zoom info!

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  • May 27, 2021 8:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    May 27, 2021 - There are only 2 DAYS left to buy your copy of the 2020-2021 TPES Yearbook!

    It captures this historic year, featuring 120 pages455 students, and over 2000 crowd-sourced photos and numerous student quotes submitted by families.

    Check out this week's e-Twig for the links to see a sneak peek and to buy a copy!

    Own a little bit of history and buy your copy before they sell out! Students will have the opportunity to sign yearbooks during the last week of school. 

    Online Yearbook purchases will be unavailable after May 29, or until they sell out.  

    If you've already purchased a copy of the 2020-2021 TPES Yearbook, please check your mailbox for an email from Jostens offering Digital Yearbook Signing Pages for all students. 

    Please email the Yearbook Chair if you have any questions.

  • May 25, 2021 8:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    May 25, 2021 - It's time to enter in the 3rd Box Tops Competition for the school year!

    Please bring UNEXPIRED traditional Box Tops for Education from participating products in an envelope or bag sealed with your teacher's name, to the TPES office by May 27, to help your class win the 3rd contest of this school year. Be sure to ask your friends and family too!

    Turn in Box Tops expiring 6/1/21 so TPES can redeem them in time! 

    Also SCAN YOUR RECEIPTS in the Box Tops App WITHIN 14 DAYS of purchase, to EARN DOUBLE for traditional Box Tops, and to submit digital Box Tops. To count for your class, tap "CREDIT" at the bottom of the screen when scanning your receipt, and enter your teacher's last name. Class standings will be posted on TPESF Box Tops web page

    The contest prize is to be decided by the teacher/class and could be a virtual party, extra recess, or watching a movie!

  • May 06, 2021 10:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    May 6, 2021 - This Friday, May 7, 9 - 9.30 am, parents are invited to learn more about what's happening at TPES.

    Join Principal Nona Richard and TPES Foundation board members for an open discussion via Zoom (details are found in this week's e-Twig). 

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Flyer Designed by Cristina Epenesa  

  • May 02, 2021 8:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    May 2, 2021 - It's Teacher Appreciation Week May 3 - 7, so let's show our love and appreciation to our fantastic teachers at TPES

    Here are some lovely ideas to show your teacher how much you care about him/her! 

    • Monday, May 3: Write your teacher a note telling him/her what you like most about your class and what you have learned about this year.
    • Tuesday, May 4: Bring your teacher flowers or succulents.
    • Wednesday, May 5: Bring your teacher his/her favorite snack.
    • Thursday, May 6: Wear your teacher’s favorite color.
  • May 02, 2021 7:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    May 2, 2021 - Thank you for joining us yesterday and for helping fund our school's programs! It was a memorable night and a testimony to our community's resilience and generosity!

    Thank you to the Gala team who worked long hours to deliver a fabulous event! A special thank you to our many Teacher & Staff Ticket Sponsors!

    We're grateful for our Donors, Volunteers, Teachers, Staff, Students, Families, Alumni, Friends & TPESF Corporate Sponsors - Astuno LawBeginner’s Mind, Irene McCann - Coastal San Diego Real Estate, and Torrey Pines Dermatology. It takes a village!

    For information on your Gala items distribution, please check tonight's e-Blast.

    Flyer Designed by Cristina Epenesa  

  • April 29, 2021 3:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    April 29, 2021 - Virtual Gala this Saturday at 7pm!

    This Saturday evening at 7 pm, please join us for a spectacular event with live entertainment, including our first-ever Kids' Gala. The grown-ups' version begins at 7:30 pm. Register (at no cost) for a chance to bid and win fantastic Live Auction items. Look at that gorgeous collage our wonderful art teacher put together featuring our students' artwork! This will be one of the auction items!

    Our amazing Student Council is spreading the word. Students can post pictures of their Wizard of Oz-themed creativity (art, dress up, coding, etc.) for a chance to win a Raffle Prize during the Kids’ Munchkinland Gala at 7 pm! Check out this week's e-Twig for instructions on how to post on the padlet. Deadline to post on padlet is Friday, 9 pm.

    Be sure to get the family together to be entertained by special guests, student performances, student raffle, and more!

    Registration info, full program, auction items, and Buy-In party info can all be found in this week's e-Twig so make sure to check it out!

A special thank you to our sponsors!

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Torrey Pines Elementary School Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 8350 Cliffridge Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037 

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