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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.

Thank you!


Congratulations to Connie Kane Teacher of the Year!!

Congratulations to Connie Kane Teacher of the Year!!




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Schedule of events:

Monday - Posters on classroom windows will greet your teacher as they get to school.  Feel free to bring in a special treat for your teacher to start their week off right!

Tuesday School supply day!  Please bring in something you know your teacher needs or uses a lot.  Don’t ask them… just surprise them! (Post-its, colored pens, card stock, notepads, mechanical pencils, dry erase markers etc.)

Wednesday -  Bring a flower to your teacher!  A single flower will do… all of your single flowers will make a gorgeous bouquet for your teacher!

Thursday -  Wear your teacher’s favorite color or team colors!

Friday Make a thank you note for your teacher telling them all the things you value about them.

Don’t forget about the other staff members that touch our lives everyday like:  Mrs. Buckingham,  instruction assistants, playground supervisors, custodian etc.


PTA is hosting a Masquerade Casino Night, Saturday,  May 7th. This is an adult only event. It will be held at the house of Mariam Abolhassani. Tickets are $50 per person/ $60 at the door and this includes food and $500 in gambling chips.

Tickets will be sold after school today (Friday) at the lunch tables.

Don't wait, there are a limited number of tickets available for purchase. This is also a great opportunity for business owners to promote their company. We are in need of silent auction items. Please contact Desiree Enciso (denciso0@gmail.com), or Kelley Hadireza (kelhad32@gmail.com) about silent auction items or tickets. We hope to see you there!

See the attached flyer for more information.

Here is the link for paying with credit card.


If paying with credit card please make sure we have everyone's name in your party to ensure easy check in and access to the front gate of Coto de Caza.
Please email Desiree the list of names.


Desiree Enciso 

PTA President



Auction Item
Reserved Parking Space for Last Day of School, June 9, 2016
Reserved Parking Space for First Day of School, August 15, 2016
Transitional Kindergarten Teacher of the Day
   Mrs. Levy
Kindergarten - Teacher of the Day
  Mrs. Cox
  Mrs. Trainor
  Mrs. Birch
Kindergarten Music Concert, Front Row & Parking Spot
  Mrs. Birch
  Mrs. Cox/Trainor
Sit in Comfort - Mrs. Trainor/Cox
Team Captain - Mrs Cox & Mrs. Trainor
Sit in Comfort Mrs. Birch
Extra Week to be Team Captain - Mrs. Birch
Teacher of the Day - Mrs. Dickson
First Grade Music Concert-Front Row & Parking Spot-Dickson
Lunch Time Pizza Party - Mrs. Dickson
Teacher of the Day - Mrs. Swanson
Lunch Time Pizza - Mrs. Swanson
First Grade Music Concert-Front Row & Parking Spot - Swanson
Teacher of the Day - Mrs. Kane
Second Grade Music Concert-Front Row & Parking Spot-Kane
Lunch Time Pizza Party - Mrs. Kane
Teacher of the Day - Mrs. Brady
Lunch Time Pizza - Mrs. Brady
Second Grade Music Concert-Front Row & Parking Spot-Brady
Third Grade Music Concert- Front Row & Parking Spot - Brady
Third Grade Music Concert-Front Row & Parking Spot-Tar/West
Lunch Time Pizza - Tarui/West
Teacher of the Day - Tarui/West
Lunch Time Pizza Party - Mr. Stanley
Gold Dust or Bust - Mr. Stanley, Parking Spt and Front Row
Lunch Time Pizza Party - Mrs. Thibault
Third Grade Music Concert-Front Row & Parking Spot-Thibault
Teacher of the Day - Mrs. Thibault
Gold Dust or Bust- Front Row & Reserved Parking Spot-Backlin
Lunch Time Pizza Party - Mrs. Backlin, 2 tickets will be drawn
Teacher of the Day - Mrs. Backlin
Lunch Time Pizza Party - Mrs. Morgan 2 tickets will be drawn
Lunch Time Pizza Party - Mrs. Cutkomp, 2 tickets will be drawn
5th Grade only! One reserved parking spot last day school-all day.
Friday Morning Blacktop Assistant - Mrs. Buckingham
Principal of the Day - Mrs. Buckingham
Tea with the Principal - Mrs. Buckingham
Wednesday Video Announcements - Mrs. Buckingham
Popcorn party for your class
Extra Recess for your class


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Save the date – Saturday, May 7th 6 – 10 P.M.

$50 per person includes Food and Playing Chips – Cash Bar (adult only event).  This event will be located at 31232 Via Colinas, Coto de Caza, Ca   92679.  See the flyer that will come home in Friday’s folder.




May 2-6- Teacher Appreciation Week

May 7 - PTA Masquerade Casino Night

May 11 - 5th Grade Choir Concert

May 11 - National Nurse Appreciation Day - Yay Chrystal!

May 13- Coffee with the Principal 8:00-8:30 AM

May 16 - Library Closed

May 24 - Primary Music Concert

May 30 - Memorial day - Legal Holiday

May 31 - 5th Graders Pali Mountain Science Camp


June 1-3 - 5th Graders at Camp

June 2 - Kindergarten Farm Play (9:30 am., MPR)

June 4 - PTA Carnival (Saturday)

June 9 - Last Day of School

              Clap out and Talent Show for 5th Graders

              11:50 Dismissal

Registration for 2016 - 2017 is OPEN!

Register Now.gifIf you have a child who will be entering Tijeras Creek for the 2016-17 school year, you can now register him/her for school. Go to http://tces.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/ and complete the online enrollment, then you can come to school and get a packet to complete. Any registration questions can be sent to our Registrar, Linda, at lmcooper@capousd.org  Children who will be 5 years old by SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 AND reside within Tijeras Creek's boundaries, are eligible for Kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year.   Immunization requirements can be found here: www.shotsforschool.org


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This is a friendly reminder to all 5th grade families that if you have not paid the first installment of $225, please do so asap as the next installment is due in March.   Please make checks payable to TC Booster Club.  If you have any questions, please contact Jodi Levesque at jodilevesque22@gmail.com    


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