MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL

Turpen families,

We are so glad to see our students back at Turpen and to meet all of out new students. The Secretary of Education for the state, came to Turpen on July 27 to talk about our growth in test scores and congratulate our students and staff. Thank you families and students for the hard work last year. We will continue to work hard so that our students are proficient in math and reading.

Cynthia N. Mowrer

Principal, Turpen Elementary

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Announcements

  • Parent/Teacher Conference

    Remember that Parent/Teacher conferences will be on September 18th from 10:00 - 6:00. Classrooms that have 100% participation of families meeting with teacher by Friday, September 22nd, will receive a pizza party.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • $20 for the book fair

    If your students has a CIB number, he or she will be eligible for $20 worth of books at our book fair next week using JOM money. You must fill out a JOM Parent Cost form, with your child's CIB number, and return it by the end of the day on Friday, September 15th.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Survey = free lunch

    We have 40 tickets for a free lunch in our cafeteria for family members willing to take a short survey about the lunch. Ginger has the tickets and will give you the survey after you eat lunch. Our food service provider is trying to improve out lunches and you can help. The tickets must be used before October 15th.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Picture Day

    Picture day will be on September 21. The packet about pictures that is going home first is not the only packet you can buy from. It has mugs and magnets, but a second form for the picture packets will come home after the pictures are taken on the 21st.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Advisory School Council Members Election

    All schools are holding elections for Advisory School Council Members. This council helps make decisions to help our students and school be successful. If you would like to nominate a parent or community member fro this council, please fill out the nomination form. You can even nominate yourself.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Book Fair

    The library will be hosting a Book Fair from Sept 18th - Sept 22nd. Hope to see you there!

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Picture Day

    Picture day for Turpen elementary will be on September 21st. Students may be at or above dress code for that day.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Early Release

    Please remember that we have early release on Fridays. School will dismiss at 12:30 on Fridays.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Handicapped Parking

    Families , we realize that parking at Turpen is an issue, but please do not park in the handicapped spots if you do not have a handicapped sticker. We do have parents that need these spots, so please use these spots only with an appropriate sticker.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Contact Information

    Please keep us up-to-date with phone numbers and contact information. This information is crucial in case of an emergency.

    Turpen Elementary School

What's going on at Turpen?

Events

  • Book Fair

    Turpen Elementary School
  • School Pictures

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Neigborhood Meeting

    Neighborhood Meeting with city Councilwoman Fran Palochak.

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Fall break

    Turpen Elementary School
  • Data Day- No School

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NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Gallup-McKinley County Schools (GMCS) recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals regardless of national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment. GMCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs and activities. GMCS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: 504 District Contact—Tim Bond,  505-721-1018; Title IX —Ronald Donkersloot, Director of Personnel, 505-721-1061