March 2016
Dear incoming 5th Grade families:

Tierra Linda will be hosting a series of events to help 4th graders transition to middle school. All of these events are informational AND optional – you’re under no obligation to attend.

Thursday, March 17 – 4th Grade Orchestra and Band Instrument selection evening. This event is held on the TL campus from 3:30 – 7:00 P.M. Parents and students are included.

Monday, April 25Incoming 5th grade Parent Orientation – Parents are invited to join us at our Parent Orientation Meeting at 7:00 P.M. in the TL New Gym. This is an informational meeting where you will meet the administration, 5th grade teachers and our counselor who will describe the middle school curriculum and discuss programs unique to Tierra Linda. This is a parent only event.

Thursday, April 28 – Campus Tour – A tour of the TL campus will be available for parents at 8:30 A.M. The tour will last about 45 minutes and there will be time to ask questions. All tours will leave from our front office. This is for parents.

Friday, April 29 – Campus Tour – A tour of the TL campus will be available for parents at 8:30 A.M. The tour will last about 45 minutes and there will be time to ask questions. All tours will leave from our front office. This is for parents.

Tuesday, May 3rd – Coffee at Heather School – This is an informal opportunity to talk with the TL principal and ask questions in a relaxed setting – at 8:30 A.M. This is for parents.

Wednesday, May 4th – Coffee at Arundel School – This is an informal opportunity to talk with the TL principal and ask questions in a relaxed setting – at 8:45 A.M. This is for parents.

Thursday, May 19th – Open House – Our annual Open House is an invitation for parents to see student work and meet the 5th grade teachers. It begins at 7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Fourth grade parents are invited to attend Open House and visit all of our classrooms! This is open to parents and students.

Tuesday, May 31st – Band Concert. All are welcome to hear our bands. Performances begin at 5:30pm.

Wednesday, June 1st – Orchestra and Choir Concert. Performances begin at 5:30pm

TL Day (TBD)– TL day for 5th graders will be held the week prior to school starting in August. On TL day, students will receive their class schedule, purchase P.E. clothes, and turn in important paper work. This will be an opportunity to meet the 5th grade teachers and walk around the TL campus to learn their new schedule.

We are looking forward to welcoming your child and your family to Tierra Linda Middle School.  We hope to meet many of you in the coming months.

Sincerely,

Tierra Linda Administration