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 ...
Sept. 17, 2020 - Dear Torrey Pines Families,
We hope you are enjoying our first week of rotations! It is so fun to see our rotation teachers teach live Zoom sessions for PE, Art, and Music!
We would also like to thank our office staff who have been working diligently to ensure parents receive responses in a timely manner. A note about parent portal information: we will be providing updated parent portal instructions and passwords for all families who have not yet logged in. More details to come!
Have a great week!
Virtual Office Hours with Ms. Richard: Friday, Sept. 18, from 9-10:00 am, for parents who want to discuss any questions or concerns. No registration is necessary. Please check this week's e-Twig for further information.
Reminder: Every Fall we have many forms which parents are required to fill out and sign. This year we will accomplish most of this online. Please check the Principal's 09/12/20 Information and Updates email for more details - deadline is Friday, Sept. 25.
Sept. 17, 2020 - Shout out to our amazing teachers Coach Sergio (PE), Mrs. Slavik (Music), and Mrs. Syeda (Art) as they start LIVE Zoom rotations this week!
Watch for directions from your classroom teacher to locate the Zoom links embedded into your classroom’s platform.
Special thanks to our VP of Academic Affairs, Sara Weibel and Tania Rivera, and our Technology Chair, Nadir Weibel, for supporting our teachers in the successful kickoff of these programs, making them fun and engaging for students!
Sept. 10, 2020 - Dear Torrey Pines Families,
It was a pleasure to see so many of you at our Back to School Night yesterday evening. Thank you for attending! If you didn’t get a chance to join us, please attend on Friday, September 11 at 9:00 AM (link and password can be found in the 09/08 email).
I also really enjoyed our first Breakfast and Books session Tuesday morning! What a treat! If you had trouble logging in, please give us a try again on Thursday at 7:45 AM - to log into this Zoom series, please go through your student's Clever Portal account.
Did you feel the Fall air yesterday? This is my favorite time of year. With the return to school and the change in season, I am reminded that our Torrey Pines community can stay connected and endure through any challenge. Let’s take good care of ourselves and each other, enjoying the return to routine and cozy comforts this week.
Sept. 6, 2020 - Join our Principal for a read aloud and short chat with students at breakfast time, before the school day begins!
These sessions will continue throughout the school year unless otherwise noted - hooray!
This week Ms. Richard will share "10 things about Ms. Richard" and read and discuss the book, Do Unto Otters.
Join via Zoom. To get the link, click here.
IMPORTANT Note: Students need to log in to Zoom via their Clever account.
Please note the link is in a password-protected TPES families-only area.
If you are not yet registered on our website, please email Alexis and Paola, at firstname.lastname@example.org and a link will be provided.
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Sept. 5, 2020 - Register or update your information on the TPES Families-Only School Directory here by Monday, Sept. 7, for a chance to win a family dinner for four from Oriste Greek Catering!
To update your information, once you login, click on your name at the top of the homepage (see image above), and then click on "Edit Profile."
If you are not yet registered on our website, please email Alexis and Paola at email@example.com, and a link will be provided.
It is important to update your contact information as well as your student’s new grade and teacher.
Once edited, you will automatically be entered into the raffle.
The winner will be announced at Back to School Night on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The winning family will be able to make selections that night, from the menu below, for delivery on Wednesday, Sept. 9. If Wednesday, the 9th, does not work, then the family can receive a credit for a future order.
Sept. 1, 2020 - Congratulations on a successful first day of school!
Want to learn more about the year ahead?
Join Principal Nona Richard and the TPES Foundation on Tuesday, Sept. 8, from 6- 6:30 PM or on Friday, Sept. 11, 9-9:30 AM.
Don't miss out! Special guest appearances by Coach Sergio, art teacher Ms. Jen Syeda, music teacher Ms. Cheryl Slavik, and Center for World Music. They are excited to meet TPES families and answer questions about their programs!
Zoom link available here!
Please note the link is in a password-protected TPES families-only area. If you are not yet registered on our website, please email Alexis and Paola at firstname.lastname@example.org, and a link will be provided.
A big shout-out also to our incredible team of volunteers and our VP, Michelle Woodhouse, who helped coordinate this joyful day!
Thank you, TPES families, it was a pleasure to see you all!! We hope you enjoyed this day as much as we did!
Aug. 25, 2020 - TPES Foundation is proudly supporting and appreciating our TPES teachers and staff on “Distribution Day” this Friday, August 28.
We are looking for volunteers to donate/lend supplies as well as help distribute materials and direct traffic on Friday, socially distanced and masked.
Please help us celebrate this special drive-through moment and welcome our TPES community back to school while they pick up materials and meet their teachers from their cars!
To learn more details about TPES Distribution Day and how to volunteer, click here or check today's e-Blast.
Didn’t get an email? Contact email@example.com to ensure you receive future emails from the TPES Foundation.
Aug. 24, 2020 - Yesterday, we had a great time meeting new and returning TPES families at the New Families Virtual Event! We learned new things about our school community and shared our favorite TPES memories, interests, talents, and hopes for the new school year!
Thank you to all who attended, to all who volunteered to welcome the new students and their families, and to the fantastic team who successfully organized this event, our TPESF Co-VP of Family and Community Events, Alina Mullen and Jen Fiorentino, and our New Families Ambassador, Kara Comp.
A special thank you also to Principal Nona Richard for joining us!
Aug. 24, 2020 - Yesterday, we had a great time meeting new and returning TPES families at the New Families Virtual Event! We all learned new things about our school community, shared our favorite TPES memories, our interests, talents, and hopes for the new school year!
A special thank you also to our school Principal, Ms. Nona Richard, for joining us!
Aug. 18, 2020 - Welcome new Torrey Pines Elementary School (TPES) families! The Torrey Pines Elementary School Foundation is excited to host a virtual event this Sunday, August 23, from 3:00 to 5:15 PM, welcoming you to our amazing community! This is a fun opportunity to meet new and current TPES families, learn more about our wonderful school, and make new friends!
New enrolled families and current families who want to volunteer to meet new families can register here by Friday, August 21st at 6:00 PM. After you sign up, you will receive Zoom details before the event!
We will hold two Zoom sessions depending on your child's grade. If you have more than one student at TPES, you are welcome to attend both sessions or choose one based on grade-level. Grades 1-5 will join us from 3:00 to 4:00 PM and Grades TK/K will join us from 4:15 to 5:15 PM.
We will begin with an introduction by TPES Principal Nona Richard and our TPES Foundation Board. Then, we will move to Zoom breakout rooms to get to know one another better. When registering for the event, please indicate which breakout room by grade you would like to attend.
All children are invited and encouraged to attend! Please bring your favorite picnic snack/drink and wear your TPES t-shirts or other school apparel if possible. Let's show how much we love our school!
We need VOLUNTEERS from our current TPES families to attend and help moderate the breakout rooms. We have fun ideas that we will share with you. When registering for the event, please indicate if you are a new family or not. We will be in touch by email with more information. Let's warmly welcome our new friends together!
We cannot wait to meet you!
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Alina Mullen and Jen Fiorentino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
P.S. To ensure that you receive your Zoom details, don’t forget to register here by Friday, August 21 at 6:00 PM. Please note that only enrolled families will be sent a Zoom link.
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