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Printable Holiday/ Minimum Day Schedule


SBAC Testing 3-5th Grades

Thursday, 4/30 6:30pm-7:30pm

Kinder Orientation in MPR
Tuesday, 5/5 3:30pm-5:30pm
TK/Kinder Enrollment
Wednesday, 5/20
Professional Growth - Minimum Day

Monday, 5/25
Memorial Day - No School


Please take a few minutes at home to carefully check your child’s health before he/she leaves for school each morning. The following are a few suggestions, which may help to guide you:


~Illness during the night
~Fever is present (100 degrees or greater)
~Complaints of nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, headache, diarrhea prior to leaving for school
~Development of a rash on face and/or body
~Has a severe cold, cough and/or sore throat
~Has inflamed eye(s) with discharge from them

Please Remember: An ill child cannot function properly in the classroom. The spread of illness and disease through class or school can be more easily monitored if sick children remain at home during the acute stage of an illness. If the school health tech detects any of the above, your child will be sent home.

People with influenza-like illness are to remain home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever (100o F [37.8o C]) without the use of fever-reducing medications.

A student’s absence should be reported on the School Absence Hotline by calling: (858) 673-3967.

Homework can also be requested on this phone message, please indicate when you will be picking it up.

Welcome to Turtleback!

Ann Auten, Principal
Bell Schedule
School Hours
TK: 8:05 am - 11:35 am, Mon-Fri 
Kindergarten: 8:05 - 2:20, Mon-Thu; 8:05 - 12:50pm, Fri
Grades 1-5: 8:05 - 2:30pm, Mon-Thu; 8:05am - 1:00pm, Fri

Office Hours:  Mon-Thurs 7:40 am - 3:10 pm
Fri 7:40 am - 2:00 pm

Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year!

4/30 TK/Kindergarten Parent Orientation

I would like to congratulate Miss Christina (Rodocker), our 3RD, 4TH, and 5th grade ASD classroom teacher, for being selected to receive the Excellence in Special Education Award this year. Miss Christina is one of five teachers from our district who were selected to receive this very prestigious award. Miss Christina was nominated for this award by her students and the parents of their students and is a testament to her outstanding work and dedication to the Special Education program here at Turtleback. We are very proud and excited for Miss Christina! Please congratulate her when you see her!

I would also like to congratulate Olivia “Nana” Noel for been chosen as Turtleback’s Volunteer of the Year for the Rancho Bernardo Hats Off To Volunteers!! Nana was chosen for her teamwork and willingness to tackle any task. Below are some quotes from those who work closely with Nana.
“Nana has been extremely helpful in the library and willing to take on any task that she can handle. From assisting with checking out books to reading to the preschool classes, the students love interacting with her in the library. She is ready and willing to give a hand to anyone that may need any help in the library or workroom, whatever that task may be -- and it is always with a smile.”
“Nana is awesome! She is so sweet and caring! She helps with whatever needs to be done whether it's copies or working in a small group. She loves to read to the students and creates bonds with those she works with. She is a wonderful asset to TBK.”

Terrapin Times  4-24-15

Events and Information

Turtleback Welcome Letter

2014-2015 Federal Survey

2014-2015 School Supply List

2014-2015 Student Handbook

Turtleback’s 3rd Annual Science Fair

Shop Amazon and raise money for Turtleback!

Recycling Information

TBK Education Foundation Pledge Form

Join the Green Team here

Student Handbook
Please take a moment to review the Student Handbook with your child.  This handbook has Terrapin character expectations as well as other general information about our school.

Bicycle Riding
Riding a bicycle is limited to children in grades 3, 4, and 5. Each child must wear a helmet and provide a lock for his/her bicycle. Students riding a bike to school must have a permission slip (click here) to download a form) signed by a parent, on file in the school office. Skateboards, roller shoes, and rollerblades are not allowed on campus.

Turtleback PTA
  Turtleback's Education Foundation