The Tiger's Roar!  
Tildenville Elementary School, Winter Garden, FL
"A National Magnet School of Distinction"
Thursday, February 13, 2020
    

It is amazing how quickly we have moved into 2020 already with Presidents' Day now coming up on Monday (school holiday). Please remember that when school resumes on Tuesday, that we will be having our monthly School Advisory Council (SAC) meeting at 4:00pm. All members of our school community are invited and encouraged to attend.

In our last issue I had mentioned that our 2020 parent survey is now out and online. The responses from the surveys are kept completely anonymous, but the combined findings are the basis for our school improvement planning. To make the survey useful, we need a 20% participation rate from our parents. Please, if this applies to your household, won't you take a couple of minutes to share your views? Your help is greatly appreciated.

Parent survey:


Enjoy the rest of your week and Happy Valentine's Day!
 
In Tiger Pride,

Agathe Alvarez 
Proud Principal
Tildenville Elementary School

Pictured very top and just below: Ms. Hunter's class celebrating the 100th day of school!


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Upcoming Events
 
** Kindergarten Registration beginning at 9:30am the week of February 18-21st **  
 
February 
Flashlight Friday with Ms. Crawford's kindergarten class.
2/17 No School - Presidents' Day
2/18 Tutoring
2/18 SAC meeting 4pm    
2/20 Wear African attire for Black History Month
2/20 5th grade field trip to Lakeview Middle School
2/20 Spanish Honor Society Meeting 8:15am
2/20 Kids Beach Club at 3pm
2/21 Cricuts and Coffee 9am in the Media Center
2/21 5th grade in-house field trip with the Florida Turnpike
2/22 Saturday School
2/24 Donuts with Dad
2/24 Tutoring
2/24 Celebrating Black History -Wear Red to symbolizing unity of all people
2/25 Tutoring
2/25 Celebrating Black History - Wear Green to symbolize rich land
2/26 Celebrating Black History - Wear Black to symbolize one nation
2/27 Celebrating Black History - Wear African Attire
2/27 Kids Beach Club at 3:00pm
2/27 Black History Program at 5:30pm
2/28 School Tour at 9:45am
2/29 Saturday School
 
March 
Read Across America Day coincides with Dr. Seuss' birthday on March 2. We need volunteers to read to the students on this day (please see below).
3/2 Read Across America Day
3/2 Tutoring
3/2 VPK Sibling Sign Up
3/3 Tutoring
3/4 Long Wednesday - No Early Release
3/4 Dual Language Spring Orientation
3/5 Kids Beach Club
3/6 1st grade field trip
3/7 Saturday School at 8:30am
3/9 Modern Woodsmen Contest
3/9 Tutoring
3/9 VPK Open Enrollment
3/9 Parent FSA Training 9am
3/10 Tutoring
3/10 SAC Meeting 4pm
3/12 Field Day
3/12 NEHS Meeting
3/12 Kids Beach Club
3/13-2/21 Spring Break 
 
Cricuts and Coffee
Friday, February 21    
 
We are looking for parents who have their own Cricuts/Silhouette's who are interested in spending a little time on February 21st at 9am in the media center. We will be creating positive quotes that will be placed around the school. We have the vinyl, coffee and donuts; we just need help!

Read Across America Day - Volunteers Needed! 
Monday, March 2  
   
Once again this year, we are looking for volunteers to come in and read to our students. If you are interested, sign up online and email your child's teacher ( teacher email addresses) to discuss a time during the day that will work best for the both of you.

DID YOU KNOW???
Read Across America Day, annually held on the first school day closest to March 2. This nationwide observance coincides with the birthday of Dr Seuss on March 2, who is known for writing children's books.

Theodor Seuss Geisel - Dr. Seuss of children's book fame (1904-91) - wrote and illustrated 45 children's books in his lifetime. Geisel's books were deceptively simple. His "Green Eggs and Ham" contains only 50 words, a challenge thrown to the author by his editor, Bennett Cerf.

Today, no children's author/illustrator's work is more immediately recognizable worldwide than that of Dr. Seuss. His most popular book, "Green Eggs and Ham," has sold 8 million copies since 1960!
 
Seuss On Education
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
~ Dr. Seuss, author

100 Days of School!  

Mrs. Ramirez and Mrs. Rosario dressing up for 100 days of school!

The Kindergarten team celebrating the first 100 days of school!

All County Chorus  
   
Congratulations to Carys, Isabella, Leandria and Mrs. Vincitore for representing Tildenville Elementary at All County Chorus!


PTA  
    
The students who raised the most money in the last PTA fundraiser participated in the pig race! The kids had a blast!


Classroom Spotlight
100 days of school with Mrs. Walker's class and Flashlight Friday fun! 


Rigor in the Classroom
Mrs. Blanco's 3rd graders learning about fractions! 
   

Rigor "Outside" of the Classroom
Kindergarten visits the science center! 
   
 

Leadership Team


Principal, Agathe Alvarez Agathe.Alvarez@ocps.net
CRT/Dual Language Program Coordinator, Julie Hager Julie.ClemonsHager@ocps.net
ESE, Regan Trampe Regan.Trampe@ocps.net
Guidance Counselor, Maisha Wilder Maisha.Wilder@ocps.net
Instructional Coach, LaQuanda Fedrick LaQuanda.Fedrick@ocps.net ยท        
 
 

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