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Cool2BKind Club, C2BK, Starts Oct. 10th
Cool2BKind Club, C2BK, Starts Oct. 10th
Cool2BKind club, students against bullying, for this year will start Oct. 10th.

The meetings will be the 2nd Thursday of each month beginning on Oct. 10th from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.

The Clubs will meet every Monday and Wednesday after school from 3:20-4:35 pm here at the school.
Grandparent's Day Was Great!
Grandparent's Day Was Great!
Thank you to all of the wonderful family members that come out to visit and have lunch on Grandparent's Day! Look for more pictures coming soon!
Every Friday is Spirit Day! Wear your Tar River Spirit Wear or Green. To order spirit wear click the link on our website. Show your School Spirit!
Send in your Box Tops to your child's teacher to earn money for the PTSO. They will be collecting them through October 18th. Thank you for supporting the PTSO!
Battle of the Books Reading List - 4th & 5th Grades
Battle of the Books Reading List - 4th & 5th Grades
Good Luck to our students that signed up to be on our Battle of the Books Team! Thank you Mrs. Ford for leading our new team!

The list of books is below:


A Nest for Celeste - Henry Cole

Crensha - Katherine Applegate

Fish in a Tree - Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Front Desk - Kelly Yang

The Great Treehouse War - Lisa Graff

Greetings From Nowhere - Barbara O’Connor

The Key to Extraordinary - Natalie Lloyd

The Last Musketeer - Stuart Gibbs

The League of Seven - Alan Gratz

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg - Rodman Philbrick

Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe - Jo Watson Hackl

Smells Like Dog - Suzanne Selfors

Tuesdays at the Castle - Jessica Day George

Ungifted - Gordon Korman

Woods Runner - Gary Paulsen
Terrapin Weekly News - Stay up to date
Terrapin Weekly News - Stay up to date
This information is sent out every Sunday night at 7:15 pm by phone and email to help keep our families informed. If you are not receiving these
phone calls please contact our front office to verify they have your correct contact information.

OCT. 13th
Monday begins our School Lunch Week in our cafeteria. There will be prizes and fun things happening in the cafeteria every day this week.
Monday afternoon the running clubs meet after school.
Wednesday the running clubs meet after school.
Thursday is an early release at 12 noon.
Thursday evening is our PTSO Meeting. Everyone is invited to attend.
Friday is spirit day and the last day to turn in Box Tops to your child’s teacher.
Thursday, this week, is an early release day. We will release students at 12 noon. Please make arrangements to meet your child at the bus stop or pick them up in the car line before 12:20 pm. There is no afterschool program on early release days please plan accordingly.
Tar River Elementary: A Project-Based Learning Community - approved as School of Choice. Open to any student in the district next year. Be sure to spread the word to friends and family who are interested in their child experiencing project based learning. Look for more information to be shared at a later date.

Thank you to all who participated in the Storytelling Night event. We had well over 100 participants that enjoyed staff members dressed up to share their favorite books. We hope everyone enjoyed it!

The Fundraiser came early! If you have not picked up your fundraiser please come by the school this week to get your items. Thank you for supporting our PTSO.

The Fall Pictures were sent home on Friday with your child. Take out the pictures you would like to keep, send back the money and the unwanted pictures to your child’s teacher by November 1st. Make-up pictures will be taken on Oct. 22nd.

Looking ahead:

Halloween Dance is October 25th. Tickets go on Sale in the gym each morning starting the 21st for just $5.

Red Ribbon Week will be held the 23rd – 31st.

October 31st will be a costume day! Remember no masks or weapons allowed.

Picture Day was Sept. 24th - Make-up Day is Oct. 22nd
Picture Day  was Sept. 24th - Make-up Day is Oct. 22nd
Send No Money Today......
You will receive a picture packet. You keep what you want then send back the money and the unwanted pictures.

This picture is used for our Yearbook. Even if you don't plan to buy them make sure your child dresses to impress with solid colors, or small prints that compliment your child and help them look their best!