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                                                          Our mission and vision at Timber Trail is to provide our students with the
education, skills, and
resources they will need to be happy, curious, and engaged life-long learners.  The world changes at a rapid rate.  Our students today will have an average of 16 jobs over their lifetimes, most of which have yet to be invented or created.  No longer are teachers the dispensers of facts or knowledge.  Our charge is to teach students how to think critically, be creative, work collaboratively, and communicate effectively.  In short, how to think and solve problems.  Our approach to education can not be the way it was when you and I attended school.  In fact, it can’t even be the same as it was last year.  In addition, we look at educating the whole child, hence our motto “Timber Trail, Where Hearts and Minds Connect”.  We truly believe and live this mission every day.  Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your child’s educational career.


Michele Radke







We would like to thank all of you for supporting our professional learning at CCIRA. The Colorado Council International Reading Association (CCIRA) is a "Professional organization of educators and community members dedicated to the promotion and advancement of literacy." Imagine two days of collaborating, learning, and exploring new ideas with people who share your passion for teaching and learning. That is what CCIRA is all about. Your generosity, both through the fall fundraiser and Timber Trail's non-student days on February 4th and 5th, gave our teachers the opportunity to participate in this amazing literacy conference. The presentation to the right shows just a few of the presenters we were able to see and the ideas we explored. Jeannette Proctor left thinking, "I have so many ideas for new ways to reach all of my kids." This sentiment is felt by all at Timber Trail, we can't wait begin trying out all of our new ideas. 










Principal - Michele Radke

School Hours
8:30am - 3:30pm
A.M. Kindergarten  8:30am - 11:30am
If school is delayed, our start time is 10:00am


*DCSD CONVENTIONAL CALENDAR*
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL AUGUST 10, 2015
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL MAY 24, 2016
*NO SCHOOL FOR TTE STUDENTS 
FEBRUARY 4-5, 2016







Infinite Campus Parent Portal


                                
  •  For student and household related questions/issues - TTEPortal@dcsdk12.org
  •  For issues/questions regarding student fees -    Business Services at 720-433-1244
  •  For technical issues with Express Check-In - IT Support Center at 303-387-0001

















  

FEBRUARY
 
        11      Deadline for Box Tops and Labels for Education
        12     No school - Professional Development Day 
        15     No school - Presidents' Day  
        20     Daddy-Daughter Dance

 

New Elementary Progress Report Aims to 
Support Personalized Learning 


At Douglas County School District (DCSD), we know that every one of our students is unique with different interests, strengths, and goals. They learn in their own ways and at their own pace. For that reason we are committed to not only personalizing learning to meet their specific needs, but also to providing information needed so that families can support and encourage continued growth. 

That is why DCSD is working to rebuild the Elementary Progress Report (EPR).

Go here to learn more about the new EPR which is expected to roll out in December, at the end of this semester.



Timber Trail: Where Hearts and Minds Connect

Link to Vimeo version of Timber Trail Video



 
PLEASE REGISTER NOW
FOR 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR!

 Click here for registration information, required documents and forms.


INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURE
303.387.SNOW (7669)
Douglas County School District takes the safety of our students, staff, parents and community members extremely seriously. For the most accurate and up-to-date school closure or delayed schedule information, please call the Douglas County School District's Weather Hotline- 303-387-SNOW (7669) or check the district's website School Closure Status. Information will also be available on your local television stations, as well as     
     Twitter: Twitter.com/DCSDK12
     Facebook: Facebook.com/DCSDK12
When DCSD schools are placed onto a 90-minute delay, all schools start 90 minutes after their normal start times. Bus routes are also delayed by 90 minutes, so students should plan to be picked up one and a half hours later than normal. Before and After School (BASE) programs also begin 90 minutes later than normal. During a delay, morning kindergarten programs are canceled. Full-day kindergarten programs operate on a 90-minute delay. Decisions about before school activities are generally made on a school-by-school basis.
**If school is delayed, our start time is
10:00 am. Morning kindergarten is canceled.**




TRANSPORTATION / BUS INFO

303.387.0407

Timber Trail Elementary is serviced by the West Terminal. Please call 303.387.0407 if you have questions/concerns regarding bus schedules, late bus, to reach the dispatcher after school hours, etc.

For ZPass information, click here.




DCEF WINTER & SPRING COMMUNITY EVENTS

February 20 - Coors Field on Ice-Battle on Blake
                     Colorado College vs University of Denver
February 27 - Colorado Mammoth Community Day
June 3, 4, 5 -  Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park Community Day
For more information or to order tickets, visit the Douglas County Educational Foundation website:  www.dcefcolo.org



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