Welcome to Tenino Elementary School, home of Tenino the Tiger! We are a community of third, fourth, and fifth grade students learning, growing, and mastering a host of basic skills in preparation for life. We take pride in the excitement and passion that we infuse into the learning process.
We are becoming experts in understanding the connection between improvement on the Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) and the daily activities in the classroom. Preliminary data reflects a correlation between MAP and the state assessment called the Measure of Student Progress (MSP). There is a sustained effort to continue to explore academic interventions to address gaps in student learning.
Organization of the school day supports an uninterrupted morning with specialists in the afternoon providing physical education and general music.
Dear Parents, Families, and Community,
Great news! A photo arrived at my office announcing and showing that our student letters arrived in Africa! Our packet of school pen pal letters has journeyed around the globe to find its mark at Crossover International Academy (CIA), our sister-school in Ghana.
While CIA Principal, David Yayravi, must worry about where the next meal will come from for his 250 orphaned students, and repair the damage from windstorms and the unrelenting rain of their rainy season, we move on with our TES humanitarian aid plans to help in any way that we can. And I can proudly say that our students have an overwhelming compassion and passion to help. You should see them…our students are amazing!
The time has come to prepare to load the container for the long sea voyage. As you know, the two-foot container will primarily carry books to provide a curriculum for the school. They lost all of their supplies when the school was flooded and destroyed. Lake water still submerges the former school buildings!
Other spare, but still usable, items that you can donate are:
They would appreciate anything else that has usefulness. Call me, the TES school staff, the PTA, the School Board members, any principal, or the superintendent if you have ideas or items to donate in the next few weeks (perhaps, like me, after spring cleaning).
We all thank you.