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SBAC Testing 3-5th Grades
Tuesday, 5/5 3:30pm-5:30pm
TK/Kinder Enrollment
Wednesday, 5/20
Professional Growth - Minimum Day
Friday, 5/22  9:00-11:00am
Volunteer Celebration
Monday, 5/25
Memorial Day - No School

Tuesday, 6/9 9:00am
Fifth Grade Promotion
Thursday, 6/11 Last Day of School
Kindergarten dismissal 11:35am
Grades 1-5 dismissal 11:45am


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!

5/27 Foundation/PTA Meeting
6/4 Around the World in 180 days (1-2 Multiage Performance)
6/9 5th grade promotion
6/11 Last day of School

Our Turtleback 2014-2015 Volunteer of the Year Genni Myles!!
This is what parents and teachers have to say about Genni…..

I don’t know anyone more committed, dedicated, resourceful and talented than Genni Myles.
She has put together an incredible curriculum for the multiage classrooms as she coordinates and prepares native guest speakers from different cultures to offer really dynamic lectures about their country of origin . She teaches in depth cultural art classes about those countries art history and some of their more poignant art forms. She is preparing the kids for an end of the year multicultural sing and dance performance. She offers b
Bucketfillers classes and events for 4th and 5th graders. She has coordinated many of the Education Foundations events this year, and there is plenty more. I think she is at Turtleback 4 days a week.....
I see her incredible efforts in making Turtleback a better place. If every parent was just 10% as committed as she is........we can only imagine......

Genni is dedicated to ALL students at Turtleback. She plans and implements many events as well as doing Bucketfillers and activities in her daughters classroom. She inspires students and teachers to do more and think outside the box. Genni is truly amazing!

Turtleback is so lucky to have Genni Myles as an advocate for Turtleback students. She tirelessly campaigns for new programs, extra-curricular activities, enrichment, community activities and donations. She strives to give our students well rounded experiences with a global perspective. She is dedicated, determined and driven. Turtleback is uplifted by the support and efforts of Genni Myles.

I love Genni! She is devoted to everyone but herself. She is kind, caring, and quite a role model for all of the children here at Turtleback. She makes things happen, and is really amazing to be around! This award couldn't go to anyone better!

Genni Myles is such a GIFT to Turtleback! Let me say that again.... she is a true gift!!!! She is passionate, talented, and incredibly hard working! Genni goes above and beyond in EVERYTHING she does. This year, we have been lucky enough to benefit from all her "traveler" expertise to help us create an AMAZING hands on "Around the World" curriculum for our students. She reaches out to our Turtleback Parent Community and tries to help connect and represent all families! She also reaches out to community members to help create the MOST INCREDIBLE learning experiences for our children. We have truly traveled the world this year experiencing food, art, dance, culture, songs, and traditions that would not have happened if it weren't for Genni and her TIRELESS efforts!

We are SO LUCKY to have Genni as part of our Turtleback Family!

Terrapin Times 05/22/15

Events and Information

Turtleback Welcome Letter

2014-2015 Federal Survey

2014-2015 School Supply List

2014-2015 Student Handbook

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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