•   Suggested School Supplies

    Suggested School Supplies for 2021-22 School Year:
    (All donations are voluntary)
    Click here for suggested school supplies

  •   District Communications (Elementary)

    Youth Enrichment Program Registration begins May 4th at 8:00am.  Learn more about Summer Camp opportunities here.

    2022-2023 New Student Enrollment opens April 1st, 2022

                          Continuing Registration has opened back up.

    Universal Transitional Kindergarten Information Night for Parents

    We hosted a Parent Information Night on March 30, 2022 to share more information about the district’s plan to move towards a full 4-year-old TK program by 2025. 

  •   Health Practices - Guidelines for schools - Decision Tree

  •   Counseling with Mrs. Lovasz

    Parent and Student Resources from our Counseling Team!

  •   Terrapin Times

    Watch for our  Terrapin Times email every Friday. 


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     TK:  8:10AM M-F dismissal: 12:00pm M-F;
    8:10AM M-F dismissal: 2:20pm, M-TH, 12:50pm Fri; 
     GRADES 1-5:   8:10AM M-F dismissal: 2:30pm M-TH, 1:00pm Fri


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