All-School Weekly Note

February Birthday Breakfast: The February Birthday Breakfast for staff and students (grade 1-8) is on Friday. February 27, in the Multipurpose Room, 8-8:30am. Mark your calendar!

Preschool-5th Grade Reports: We expect academic reports to be online next week. They will be accessible via your link (and password) to the online directory on the Parent page of the school website. We will send out an email as soon as the reports are posted. If you need help logging on, email Terri O'Connor, registrar.

Updating Family Contact Information: Did you know that you can update your contact information online using the link to the Directory? Try it out; review the information that is there (click on My Profile), and see if any updates or additional information are needed.

TPS Tigers Basketball Tournaments: Plan to stop by the TPS gym tomorrow, January 31, and Saturday, February 7. The TPS Invitational Basketball Tournaments will be going on all day from 9am to 3pm. Go, Tigers!

Green & Healthy Tip: Did you know … there is a "repair fair" tomorrow? What's a repair fair? An event where you can bring broken stuff, and talented fixers will try and fix it for you! The event will be held tomorrow, January 31, 12:00-4:00pm at Memphis Street Academy at 2950 Memphis Street in Philadelphia. There is convenient parking, and they'll have snacks for you to enjoy while your items are fixed. Learn more.  

Traffic Heads Up: PGW will be working in the area around 24th & South Streets for the next several months, starting in early morning and ending around 3pm. There may be street closures. 

FDC Families of Color Play Date: Sunday, February 8, 1-3 pm at the home of Shari Hersh and Sam Robinson, 2634 Parrish Street Phila, PA 19130. RSVP to robert.prischak@verizon.net.

TPSA Meeting: Hope you are planning to attend the February meeting on Tuesday, February 10, 6pm, in the Garage. The evening will feature a presentation and discussion on "How to Talk with Your Kids About Sex & Puberty." Click here for more information and to rsvp.

Wintry Weather Rule of Thumb: If the School District of Philadelphia is closed because of snow or other severe weather, so is TPS. This rule also applies to mid-day closings and cancellations of after school activities. (However, if the District is closed already for professional development or some other non-weather-related reason, we will coordinate our decision with those of other area schools.) In the event of an early dismissal, please email changes in dismissal to Teri Lawson as early as possible. We will not put a child on a school bus if he/she does not usually take the bus on that day; we need authorization from parents.

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