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If your child will be out of school for any reason, please call the Attendance line at 949-858-9879 or email lmcooper@capousd.org.

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Congratulations to Connie Kane Teacher of the Year!!

Congratulations to Connie Kane Teacher of the Year!!




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Back to School Nights!  Tijeras Creek’s Back to School Nights are Wednesday, September 7th and Thursday, September 8thBTSN nights are for parents only!   The YMCA has openings for childcare if needed, contact Oana at 949-635-9622. The schedule for BTSN’s are:

September 7th   

    3rd & 4th Grade  = 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

    5th Grade  =  6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

    (Promptly after BTSN there will be an information night for 5th grade parents.  There will be a presentation about this year’s     Science Camp.  A representative from Pali Mountain will be present to give some initial information and answer questions.  This meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. in the MPR)

Please note that September 7th is a MINIMUM DAY for students. 

Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten schedule is:

     7:45 – 11:20 a.m. (Early Birds and Late Birds attend together)

Grades 1st through 5th the schedule is:

    7:45 to 11:50 a.m.

Please be sure to plan ahead and make sure you pick up your scholar on time on this day.


September 8th  - REGULAR SCHEDULE DAY!

   Preschool, TK & Kindergarten = 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

   1st, 2nd grade = 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.


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SMILE!  Tijeras Creek’s picture day is Thursday, September 1st, 2016.  Dress your best and bring your smile!  No money is needed on picture day.  For more details visit



Registration is now open!  After-School Experience classes will start the week of August 29th at Tijeras Creek Elementary School.  The After-School Experience offers art, science, cooking, sports and academic enrichment classes, which are taught by CUSD teachers and professional experts.  All classes are held on CUSD school sites following school dismissal times.   Please visit our website www.saddleback.edu/ce for program information and to register.  No on-site registration will be accepted so pre-register!  Registration closes at midnight prior to the first class.   Classes that do not reach the minimum enrollment will be canceled.  For further questions, please contact Saddleback College Community Education at 949-582-4646.


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Order online today!  Please visit www.schooltoolbox.com orders will ship within 10 days.  All orders will be delivered directly to your home address.  You will have the option to customize your order by adding or removing items from the teacher-approved list.  Already have a ruler or scissors? Remove them. Need an additional box of crayons for home or supplies for a sibling? Add them. It's that simple! Order today!


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24031 El Toro Road, Suite 150
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday -  Friday
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Continue To Make Tijeras Creek A Nut Safe School

TCES is a nut safe campus. Tijeras Creek ES is home to many students who have life threatening peanut and/or tree nut allergies. These students can be at risk from the oils that are transferred into ...more

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Please note that the Constitution of the State of California requires that we provide a public education to you free of charge. Fees for field trips and excursions in ...more

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Tijeras Creek's Organic Garden


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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

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