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Staff Appreciation Week is May 7th-11th
The PTSO would like to invite all students and parents to show extra gratitude to our teachers and staff during the week of May 7th - 11th.

Here are our suggested daily themes for each day that week if you would like to participate. If you need ideas or suggestions about your teacher or staff person's favorite items, the office can help!

Monday - Flowers
Tuesday - Favorite Candy
Wednesday - Favorite Drink
Thursday - School Supplies
Friday - Thoughtful Note or Gift
Creedmoor, NC
Good Luck to our Battle of the Books Team
The Granville County Elementary Battle of the Books competition will be held on March 22nd at Northern Granville Middle School.

Our Team has been working hard this year preparing to compete. We want to wish them luck!

Our Team:

Brooklyn Baker

Josephine Barbour

Maddie Clement

Anthony Coppage

Grayson Gaul

Gabriela Gomez

Jaime Grimes

Landon McCoig

Malachi Merriman

Tristan Pollock

Connor Thompson

Thank you to Ms. Slingerland for being the team leader and preparing our team. We wish you all the luck!
  • Chess Club Begins on October 19th and meets after school on Thursdays
    Chess Club Begins on October 19th and meets after school on Thursdays
    Student's who signed up for Chess Club will go to the first Chess Club after school meeting on Thursday, October 19th. The original information stated October 12th, but the 12th is an Early Release day.
Inclement Weather Policy
Blackboard Connect phone messages for delays and closings will be sent either the night before, or no later than 5:30 a.m on the day of a cancellation or delay. Information will also be posted simultaneously on the main page of the GCPS website, the district's Twitter feed, and local TV and radio stations will be notified by 6:00 a.m broadcasts. The most reliable place to check on closings is our website:

Kelso's Choices - Conflict Management System

7 months ago

Kelso’s Choice, is a leading tool for teaching conflict management skills for children Pre-K through 5th grade. Home of the beloved choice wheel, this conflict resolution curriculum teaches children the difference between big problems and little problems. Kelso the frog is a fun and engaging way for children to learn conflict management.

At Tar River, students learn about Kelso's Choices in Kindergarten and we have review lessons/activities in 1st-5th grades. Click on the document below to learn more about the program.

Air Quality Updates at TRES

5 months ago


On Wednesday, November 8, air quality tests were conducted at Tar River Elementary School.  An independent laboratory conducted 14 random air samples and the results indicated that there was a normal indoor fungal ecology.  Good news for the students and staff!  The official reports are posted below for your review.

By Dr. Stan Winborne, EdD