Outside of front building of Tournament Hills Elementary Schoool
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General Information

School Hours
 
Office hours 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
 
Regular School day for full day kinder and 1st - 5th grade  is from 8:15 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.
Early Bird Kinder is from 8:15 a.m. - 11:40 a.m
Later Gator Kinder is from 10:25 a.m. - 2:35 p.m. 
 
Every Wednesday is Early Release day. 
All kinder classes including full day hours are 8:15 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
1st - 5th grades hours are 8:15 a.m. -1:30 p.m. 

 

Visitors

All visitors are required to sign in at the office during the instructional day (8:15 a.m.-2:35p.m.). They will be issued a visitor badge.  Due to COVID no visitors will be allowed on Campus unless otherwise arranged beforehand. 

 

Morning Arrival

Please do not send your child to school too early, as there will be no supervision.  Students are permitted to enter school at 7:45 a.m. School begins at 8:15 a.m.

 

 Attendance - Tardiness / Absence

Regular attendance is an important indicator of school success. We respect the importance of quality instructional time. Teachers will meet their classes promptly at 8:15 a.m. Students should be on time and ready to learn. Promptness to class is extremely important. Students are to be in their seats and ready for instruction when the day begins. Interruptions due to tardiness take away from learning time and are disruptive to the class. Tardy students are to report to the Health office as soon as they arrive at school. Consistent attendance is essential to our child's educational progress; therefore absences should be kept to a minimum. If your child must be absent or tardy for any reason, please contact the school office, at 769-0711. For your convenience, we have a voice mail system to take messages when the office is closed. When your child returns to school, please send a written note stating the child's name, teacher's name, date of absence, reason for absence and your signature. We are required by the state to verify all absences. Please remember that much of what your child learns at school comes directly from one to one contact with the teacher. If you are going to be out of town, please contact the teacher several days in advance.

 

Report Cards

Report cards are issued every trimester and progress reports are issued mid-trimester. They are designed to give you a written report on the educational progress of your child.

 

Conferences

Parent-Teacher conferences are held at the end of the first trimester for all students. Spring conferences may be requested by either the teacher or the parent. Please make every effort to attend them. Parents are encouraged to conference with the teacher at any time throughout the year. An appointment may be made by leaving a message for the teacher at the office or in writing.

 

Lost and Found

The lost and found is located in the Cafeteria. Please mark your child's sweaters, jackets, backpacks, lunch boxes etc. for easy identification. Small items are turned into the office. Parents are invited to check the lost and found at the end of the school day. We are not responsible for personal toys, games or other personal items that should not be brought to school.

 

Bicycles/Scooters

Any student riding a bike or scooter to school must wear a helmet and supply a lock. Bikes must be stored in the fenced bike rack area. The school is not responsible for damage or theft.

 

Breakfast/Lunches

Breakfast and Lunch in BUSD is free to all students.  Menus can be found at the following link.  Make sure you select Tournament Hills Elementary from the drop down menu. If your child forgets his/her lunch, bring it to the office with your child's name and Teachers name clearly marked. We will call the student up to retrieve it right before dismissal to lunch.  This will eliminate interrupting instructional time. 

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