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9/17/14 > Common Core Training with Pam Gaschler TIME CHANGES

Grade Four 8am-11:30am
Grade Three 12:30pm-4pm


Grade Two 8am-11:30am
Grade One 12:30-4pm


Kindergarten 8am-11:30am

Related arts and SpEd staff have your paras/partners cover for you and attend the session that fits your schedule.

Thank you
9/17/14 > 2nd Grade
Students who walk after school need permission slips and walking shoes.
9/17/14 > Proposed Head Lice Policy
Attached is the proposed head lice policy that is open for review, comments, or suggestions. If you would like to give any input, email them to Thank you.


9/16/14 > Turtle Mountain Elementary Office Staff:
There are simply no words to express our heartfelt thanks for the sympathy
you have extended to us during this difficult time. The kind, generosity
of good friends like you has been a great help during the loss of our
loved one. We are deeply grateful to you!
Thanks again,
Peggy & Pat Keplin
9/16/14 > Weekly Math
Teachers, your weekly math is now available on CLI for your previewing.
If you have any modifications you would like made please send them to me
by Wednesday, September 17. Thanks, Rusty Parisien Math Coach
9/16/14 > Drama
Last day to turn in drama permission slips is Wed. Sept. 17th.

Kristi J.
9/16/14 >
Rolette County Public Health will be here on Tues. Sept. 30th from 3:00pm to 4:00pm for flu shots. If interested you may sign up with Nurse Stacy.
9/16/14 > BIE Staff
The following staff MUSt turn in the driving forms by the end of the day:
Tammy Ballow, Ian Marcellais, Kali Reid.
9/16/14 > BIE Staff
The following staff need to see Lynea Crissler for your evaluation folders:
Crista Davis, Tabitha Gourneau, Annette Hamley, Peggy Keplin, Stephanie Laducer, Linda Peltier.
9/15/14 > Computer Classes
will be held in the IVN room today. Tomorrow from noon to Fri. 9/19 at noon they will be held in the Braves Pride store room, located at the end of the 3rd grade hallway.
9/15/14 > TMES Mission Statement
Mission TMCS - Ensure excellence in education and respect for the local

Vision TMCS - Excellence in academics, community and cultural education
where every employee is a teacher, every parent a partner, every child a

Purpose Statment TMES - TMES employs a team philosophy to empower our
students with the tools to be life-long learners. TMES creates and
maintains a positive and effective learning environment and dedicates
itself to understanding the special needs of our youth, providing for and
affirming the importance of differences in cultural traditions.
9/15/14 > Girls Scouts
For 2nd & 3rd grade girls scout meeting will be held on Thurs. Oct. 2nd. Permission slips are placed in your mailboxes. You may not attend without a signed permission slip.

Thank you
9/15/14 > TMES Float
Please see Jennifer F. today if you are interested in helping out with a float for Fri. homecoming.
9/15/14 > EPP and SCAN Training
EPP Training for new staff will be held on Tuesday,September 16 @ 3:50PM
in Mr. Gourneau's conference room.

SCAN Training for new staff and those who missed it during orientation
will be held on Wednesday, September 17, # 3:50PM. in Mr.Gourneau's
conference room.

If you have any question or not sure if you have taken these trainings,
feel free to contact me @ext. 457.

Peggy Keplin
9/15/14 > THANK YOU

Thank You everyone at the TMES! We are overwhelmed and deeply touched by all of you coming to see us, bringing us food, and crying along side us/me. Special thanks to Chad Marcellais for singing at the family service, what a blessing that was. Special thanks to the kitchen staff for preparing food for the funeral. God Bless You All!. You are all very dear to me!

Les, Carrie, Sydnie & Stetson
9/15/14 > Dental Sealants Scedule

Thurs. Sept. 25th
8:45 - G. Desjarlais
10:00 - L. Azure

Tues. Sept. 30th
8:45 - J. Patnaude
10:00 - B. Houle

Wed. Oct. 1st
8:45 - S. Peltier
10:00 - L. Gourneau

Thurs. Oct. 2nd
8:45 - T. Marcellais
10:00 - M. Allard
Teachers: Those of you who would like Val Wendland to come to your classroom during your health time and teach your students about safety belts, you may call Tabita Gourneau @ 477-0407 to schedule a day.

Thank You
9/12/14 > Cross Country Schedule

Tues. Sept. 16th - Fort Totten
Mon. Sept. 22nd - Langdon
Tues. Sept. 30th - Fort Totten

MONDAY: Backwards/Inside out clothes day
TUESDAY: Hat/Crazy hair day
WEDNESDAY: 80's day
THURSDAY: Sports day
FRIDAY: School spirit day - (wear your Belcourt Braves attire).

Door decorating can start on Mon. and will be judged on Thurs. Sept. 18th.
9/11/14 > Haunted Forest Scary Block Buster 2014

When: October 3&4
Where: Jeff and Snuzzy Laducers 4485 BIA #8 (behind TMCHS)
Cost: $3.00 per person
Kids Hour (Not so Scary) 7:00-8:30pm
Scary Hour 8:30-10:00pm

Proceeds go towards Cash Hatlen's continued medical needs.
If you would like to donate candy or prize treats to forest please contact
Jackie Frederick or Snuzzy Laducer.
Thank you
9/11/14 > Common Core
September 16 (Tuesday)
Training: Grade Five (Paras to cover)

Available for Q/A

September 17 (Wednesday)
Training: Grade Four (Paras to cover)
Available for Q/A
Training: Grade Three
Classroom: Substitute Teacher
Crista/Mary: Tammy Laducer
Cynthia/Bonita: Janel Harviell
Renee/Chantel: Darwin Bucholz
John/Melvin: Paula Scott
Aurelia/Donna: Carrie Nelson
Sandy/Dennis: LeAnn Williams
Available for Q/A

September 18 (Thursday)
Training: Grade Two
Classroom: Substitute Teacher
Tammy/Jessica: Chasity Malaterre
Janel/Janice: Suzie DeCoteau
Darwin/Kristi: Becky Hanson
Paula/Charmaine: Sharon Allard
Carrie/RoseAnn: Tammy Dauphinais
Patty/Jerilynn: Darcie St. Vincent
Available for Q/A
Training: Grade One
Classroom: Substitute Teacher
Becky/Jessica: Crista Davis
Chasity/Carla: Cynthia LaFontaine
Suzie/Janice: Renee Plecity
Tammy/LeAnn: John Jeanotte
Sharon/Denise: Aurelia LaFromboise
Tammy/Chanelle: Sandy Azure
Darcie/Shelby: Patty LaRocque
Available for Q/A

September 19 (Friday)
Training: Kindergarten (Paras to cover)
Available for Q/A

Training will be held in the IVN room.
Please email questions, concerns, etc. to me prior to September 12th; I will compile them and send to Pam (cc’ed to Administration).
9/10/14 > Choir Auditions
will be held in Mr. Beckman's room Mon. thru Fri. this week and next week in the morning from 8:00am to 8:25am. You do not need a permission slip if you are trying out in morning.

*** Due to the early out today, I will be having auditions after school on Wed. Sept. 17th, you will need to have your permission slip signed in order to stay after school for auditions. This will help with the buses.

Thank you

*****************Best of luck to everyone*********************
9/10/14 > Common Core Training with Pam Gaschler
September 16-19th. Schedules, coverage, meeting place, etc. have all been emailed to you via the LISTSERV.
9/10/14 > Content Area Meeting
Tuesday, September 16th


SpEd conference room.

Note the date change please.
9/10/14 > Tentative Early Out Schedule
See attached.

9/09/14 > Supply Room Schedule
K-2 and SPED: Tuesday and Thursday week of 9/15
3-5 and Related Arts: Tuesday and Thursday week of 9/22
The schedule will then rotate on a weekly basis.

9/09/14 >
Just a reminder there will be a Tutor Training on Mon. Sept. 29th @ 4:30. I will be coming to do training for our upcoming programs. I have only heard from a few of your regarding tutoring again for the upcoming year. If you haven't already, please reply by email if you would like to tutor again for One-On-One Learning. Any new tutors that may be interested please attend the meeting in Annette Hamley's room.

Tyler Tracy,
One-On-One Coordinators
9/08/14 >
Teachers: The following website has a wealth of resources/info that may
help in your planning if you are utilizing StoryTown as a resource during
your ELA time. It contains items related to Common Core, essential
questions, and writing instruction just to name a few. Use it to your
advantage if you so choose. (Thanks Frankie)
9/05/14 > TMES Classroom Teachers
I will be here one day per week to assist with counseling this school year
as I was last year. In an effort to meet your needs best, I am asking
that you list the three students in your classroom you have the most
concern about that either individual or group counseling may help with.
E-mail me or give one of the school psychologists the list of students
with a brief note about what your concerns for each student.
Please provide the list to me by next Friday, September 12.
Thank you for your cooperation and I look forward to working with you and
your students.
Let me know also whether you have spoken with the parents/guardians about
your referral for counseling.
My e-mail address is:

Paul Dauphinais
9/03/14 > BIE - NSC Defensive Driving
All BIE Staff:
It is that time of the year once again to submit motor vehicle operator's license and driving record to the safety and occupational health manager in the Great Plains Regional Office.

The forms are in the office, please complete and return to Lynea by Fri. Sept. 12th.

New employees must complete the NSC defensive driving course through DOI learn and submit certificate with the driving forms.

New employees - See Lynea C. for user names and passwords for DOI learn.
Staff: Due to MAP testing, Computer classes for next week WILL be held as
follows: Judy Larocque's classes will be held in the IVN room; Sherri
Trottier's classes will be held in the downstairs kindergarten area
"triangle" room. Please bring your students during your scheduled time
that was set by the master schedule only. If you are MAP testing during
your computer class time, see the respective teacher as they may be able
to re-schedule you at a different time.
9/03/14 > NURSE

Teachers: Can you please hand in your nurse/dental forms ASAP. We are going to start dental the end of Sept. and I need to do a schedules.

Nurse Stacy
8/28/14 > NWEA MAP
Teachers: Please stay with your students and the proctor during NWEA MAP
testing that is set to begin on September 8th. Thank you. Administration
5/05/14 > LIBRARY

To look up library materials, go to Quick Search:

The North Dakota State Library is at:

To create a bibliography, use the APA style at:

Accelerated Reader is found at:
8/29/13 > TRIVIA

8/29/13 > Healthy Well Being


DO NOT prop the doors open while you are outside for recess. Also, all windows MUST be closed in your classrooms everyday before you leave work.

FULL DAY: Kali Reid, Becky Hanson, Patty LaRocque, Mary Short, Lorrie Patnaude, Shanna McCloud.

PARTIAL DAY: Aurelia LaFromboise, Leah Azure, Lynette Delorme, Ian Marcellais.

Breakfast: Cold cereal, breakfast bars, fresh fruit, milk.
Lunch: Ham/turkey subs, chips, fruit, milk.

Breakfast: Cold cereal, mini muffins, pineapple tidbits, milk.
Lunch: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, glazed carrots, ice cream, milk.

Breakfast: French toast, fresh fruit, syrup, milk.
Lunch: Pizza, tossed salad, fresh fruit, milk.


Happy Birthday Wyatt Goulett! Love Mom, Dad & family.
Happy Birthday Wyatt Goulett! Love Robbie, Tanya & family.

Happy Birthday Madison Champagne! From Mrs. Azure, Boetie & class.