Hello Terrapins!
This is Mr. Carlin from Turtleback Elementary School.
A huge thank you to Turtleback’s amazing Foundation and volunteers for the Valentine’s Dance!  It was a terrific community event that was enjoyed by many students and families.  Events such as this take many hours of planning and preparing and we are grateful for all of the support. 
This morning we had our first Principal’s Coffee of the year and I appreciate all that attended and provided feedback.  The focus of the Principal’s Coffee is to strengthen our community relations, provide transparency behind practice, and provide resources to support students and families.  Calendar of topics for upcoming coffees coming soon...
In an effort to collect community feedback please complete the short survey below. 
Community Ideation Survey:
Safety Reminder:  Please adhere to all drop off and pick up procedures to help ensure student safety.  Turtleback’s parking lot is a busy place as we welcome over 600 students daily so please walk your children to school whenever possible.  If you are using our drop off circle please make sure students are prepared to exit the vehicle safely and quickly. 
Don’t forget there is no school next week for students.  School will resume on Monday, February 24th. 
Enjoy the break and hug the ones you love!     
The Luckiest Principal in the World,
Adam Carlin
Turtleback Principal 
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