Yearbook and recognition ads
Yearbooks ($25) and recognition ads  ($10-20) are now available to order online. We will only be accepting online orders at https://schoolannual.com 1. Click on "Buy Student's Yearbook" button, top right 2. Enter "Turtle Rock Elementary" in the search bar and click the "Guarantee Your Copy" button. 3. Click on the "Order My Yearbook" link or photo 4. Select "Yearbook" or "Recognition Ads" to make your purchase and check out. Yearbook order deadline: April 15 Recognition ads deadline: February 10 (no exceptions) Questions? Email Kelly Green trocke.yearbook@gmail.com   ... read full article
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1/20/2022-4/16/2022

Irvine Junior Games
Attention 4 th -6 th  Graders…Save the Date!  The  Irvine   Junior   Games  will be held on  Sunday, May 15 th  at  Irvine  High School. The  games  have been on hiatus the last couple years, but they're back!  For those of you who are new to the  games , this is a track and field event where students get an opportunity to compete against other students throughout the district.  This is a great event that encourages students to be active while coming together to represent our school and support a great cause. All proceeds go to support the  Irvine  Children’s Fund.  ... read full article
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1/27/2022-3/19/2022

Weekly Newsletters
We send out our weekly PTA newsletters every Monday. To subscribe, register for an account here , and add in your student's information. If you have an account, but do not receive the emails, please check your spam folder for emails from president@pta.rocks. Past newsletters can also be viewed here .    ... read full article
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11/15/2021-2/28/2022
Fall Membership Pledge Drive - ends October 48/16/202110/5/2021
Fall Membership Pledge Drive - ends October 4
NEW end date: Monday, October 4 Our Fall Membership Pledge Drive has started! See all the reasons to join PTA and donate, by clicking on the link here .  Updated extra  GOLD level prizes! In addition to our basic membership, our fall pledge drive offers four pledge donation levels with fun prizes for students and parents! Join PTA by September 30 to be included in class participation prizes. The class in each grade with the highest PTA membership participation will win a popsicle party AND a prize for their teacher! The class with the highest overall participation will throw water ... read full article
Holiday Gift Collection12/2/202112/8/2021
Holiday Gift Collection
Turtle Rock Families, During this season of happiness and gratitude, we wanted to support some of our Turtle Rock families and help them have a wonderful holiday season. Each grade level has been assigned someone to shop for. Please see the list in the PDF link . We will be collecting items on Tuesday, December 7 th and Wednesday, December 8 th at pick up and drop off in front of the MPR. Some suggested items are: grocery store gift cards, gas gift cards, age appropriate toys and books, board games, restaurant gift cards, Target/Walmart gift cards, learning toys, puzzles ... read full article
General Assembly Meeting11/15/202111/17/2021
General Assembly Meeting
November 16, 2021 5pm Via Zoom Our second PTA General Assembly meeting is this Tuesday! Zoom details will be emailed in our weekly newsletter. The meeting will include a presentation on mental wellness from Turtle Rock mom, Dr. Felicia Wong, a double board certified psychiatrist, as well as a presentation from our school counselor on mental health resources for our students at Turtle Rock. ... read full article
Bedtime Stories12/9/202112/19/2021
Bedtime Stories
Teacher Holiday  Bedtime   Stories : December 13, 14, 16 PTA will be hosting teacher  bedtime   stories on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings of the week of December 13th. Teachers will read a holiday themed bedtime   story at 7pm via Zoom. Zoom link here (must be signed in to access) and in Mr. Stonebarger's Week at a Glance email.  Monday 12/13: Ms. Bass Tuesday 12/14: Mrs. Pitts Thursday 12/16: Ms. Mura ... read full article
Winter Bowl (Flag Football Tournament)12/3/20211/10/2022
Winter Bowl (Flag Football Tournament)
Winter Bowl returns on January 29, 2022!  Are you a 3rd - 6th grade parent? Does your son or daughter play flag football or want to? If you answered yes, please consider being a coach for our Winter Bowl Teams to represent Turtle Rock this year. We are looking for parents to coach a 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade team. It can be one grade level, mixed levels, boy and girl, etc. We have a coach for a 6th grade ONLY team, if you want to help please email letting me know your interest. UPDATE: If your son or daughter ... read full article
Imagination Machine: submission deadline December 1612/1/202112/17/2021
Imagination Machine: submission deadline December 16
Story Submissions due December 16, 2021 Imagination Machine is a company developed on the concept of fostering children's ideas before they start censoring themselves about what is "good" or "bad." Through the program, students see their own stories come to life on stage!  PTA is excited to bring back these popular assemblies in person this school year! Four assemblies will take place on February 9, 2022. More information will be shared by your child’s teacher, but if you’d like to help them get started on their submission, below are some key guidelines: Each story submitted must be labeled with the ... read full article
Read-a-thon11/5/202111/24/2021
Read-a-thon
Read-A-Thon: November 8-November 19, 2021 Read-A-Thon begins this week! This is an opportunity for students to challenge themselves to read a certain number of minutes per night. They can invite friends and family to support them and all proceeds will benefit the Turtle Rock Elementary Library! Read-A-Thon flyer To Participate: Register online at https://pledgestar.com/turtlerock/  Click “Not Registered For This Year’s Event”, enter your name and email, then click “Submit”  Follow the instructions on-screen to register Reader(s) and add family and friends information Flat donations are also accepted, and prizes will be awarded for Reading milestones and Fundraising efforts!   Teacher ... read full article
Fall Festival: Buy your wristband online!10/11/202110/29/2021
Fall Festival: Buy your wristband online!
The Fall Festival is back this year on Friday, October 29! We will have lots of carnival games such as bowling, ring toss, knock a block, basketball, and more! All You Can Play wristbands can be purchased online in advance for $4/child here until Friday at noon : https://pta.rocks/Packet/FallFestival. Wristbands purchased online will be distributed at Will Call at Fall Festival. The wristbands will be sold for $5 at the event . Please purchase wristbands in advance if possible, as it will help us with planning.  Volunteers needed for our Trunk or Treat! Decorate your car and pass out candy! ... read full article
Weekly Prize Drawings (Register for an account!)9/5/202110/2/2021
Weekly Prize Drawings (Register for an account!)
Please register for a free account on our website! Through September 30 , all students that have updated teacher info will be entered into our weekly drawings for fun prizes. Click  here to register for a new account if you don't already have one. We encourage everyone to join PTA, but you can still register for an account without purchasing a membership.  ... read full article
Gift a Membership!8/30/202110/4/2021
Gift a Membership!
Did you know you can gift a PTA membership to your child's teacher, or anyone else on staff? Staff memberships are $15/person . Email membershipVP@pta.rocks  for more info. ... read full article
Yearbook and recognition ads1/20/20224/16/2022
Yearbook and recognition ads
Yearbooks ($25) and recognition ads  ($10-20) are now available to order online. We will only be accepting online orders at https://schoolannual.com 1. Click on "Buy Student's Yearbook" button, top right 2. Enter "Turtle Rock Elementary" in the search bar and click the "Guarantee Your Copy" button. 3. Click on the "Order My Yearbook" link or photo 4. Select "Yearbook" or "Recognition Ads" to make your purchase and check out. Yearbook order deadline: April 15 Recognition ads deadline: February 10 (no exceptions) Questions? Email Kelly Green trocke.yearbook@gmail.com   ... read full article
Yearbook Cover Art Contest9/22/202111/3/2021
Yearbook Cover Art Contest
It's time for our yearbook cover art contest again! This year's theme is "From Little Seeds Grow Mighty Trees" and entries are due Wednesday, November 3 by 3:00pm .  Submission guidelines here . ... read full article
Irvine Junior Games1/27/20223/19/2022
Irvine Junior Games
Attention 4 th -6 th  Graders…Save the Date!  The  Irvine   Junior   Games  will be held on  Sunday, May 15 th  at  Irvine  High School. The  games  have been on hiatus the last couple years, but they're back!  For those of you who are new to the  games , this is a track and field event where students get an opportunity to compete against other students throughout the district.  This is a great event that encourages students to be active while coming together to represent our school and support a great cause. All proceeds go to support the  Irvine  Children’s Fund.  ... read full article
PTA General Assembly: Wed, January 191/11/20221/19/2022
PTA General Assembly: Wed, January 19
PTA  General   Assembly : January 19, 2022 (5pm via Zoom) The next PTA General   Assembly  will be held virtually on Wednesday, January 19 at 5pm. We will have a guest speaker from Brainstorm STEM Education, a new program that is being offered to Turtle Rock students this year. More information and the zoom link will be shared next week.   Zoom link is here (must be logged in to view).   ... read full article
Weekly Newsletters11/15/20212/28/2022
Weekly Newsletters
We send out our weekly PTA newsletters every Monday. To subscribe, register for an account here , and add in your student's information. If you have an account, but do not receive the emails, please check your spam folder for emails from president@pta.rocks. Past newsletters can also be viewed here .    ... read full article
Book Fair10/18/202110/30/2021
Book Fair
The school is excited to host a book fair October 25-29 . Students will be allowed to browse and purchase books during their library time and lunch and recess that week. In addition, the book fair will be open at Fall Festival on Friday, October 29 from 5-7pm.  In an effort to make the book fair as safe as possible, we are encouraging families to purchase gift cards in advance . Gift cards help support a “hands free” environment and are easy to purchase and easy to use. Simply select your Gift Card amount and print it at home or ... read full article
Membership Drive Class Winners!10/7/202110/14/2021
Membership Drive Class Winners!
Our Membership Pledge Drive has ended! Our class competition winners are as follows:  Morris (K), Bowlen (1), Gerbosi (2), Palmer (3), Leal (4), Mai (5), and Ivey (6) . Our school-wide winners are Ms. Palmer's 3rd grade class (1st place) and Ms. Mai's 5th grade class (2nd place)! We look forward to celebrating with popsicle parties and water balloon throwing soon! Thank you to all of our families that have joined PTA and donated to our pledge drive. Membership prizes will be distributed to students this month. If you haven't joined PTA yet, you can still join throughout the year ... read full article
New Family Tours8/9/20218/16/2021
New Family Tours
Attention New Families! Please join us for a tour of the school before your child’s first day! This PTA sponsored event will take place at 4pm on Monday, August 16. Meet the principal, tour the campus and ask questions of our tour guides. We hope to see you there! ... read full article
Kinder Screening, August 9-108/4/20218/10/2021
Kinder Screening, August 9-10
Incoming Kindergarten Parents - Remember to attend your  scheduled  Kindergarten Screening on  August 9th, or August 10th.  Please arrive with your child before the scheduled time.  Plan to be there for about 30 minutes. This time was scheduled during Kindergarten Registration. This is for registered and confirmed Kindergarten students that signed up for appointments – only.   To help prepare your child for the screening, please explain this process.  The teacher will be talking with your child on an individual basis (sorry, children only), about colors, shapes, numbers, letters, etc.  During this time, parents will be completing a "Get to know my ... read full article

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