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Kindergarten Registration

We welcome our newest students! Each school provides an open house and office hours for families who have students entering kindergarten in the 2018-19 school year. Click on the button below to find out more. Kindergarten Registration Information   

Habits at Home: Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood

            Oregon Trail Leader in Me Newsletter Habit 5 Seek First To Understand, Then to Be Understood                         “Listen first. Talk second.” Too often instead of really listening, we are busy forming our response in our mind. This Habit is about not just hearing with our ears, but looking at body language with our eyes, and...

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences are coming up! You can sign up for conferences using this link: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Oregon_Trail_Elementary_1 .   Additionally, we ask parents complete 2 surveys: 1 for their student’s classroom teacher and 1 for a specialist that your student sees (Music, PE, Title, ELL, or Special Ed). You can find the survey links here: http://otelementary.blogspot.com/2017/03/oregon-trail-elementary-parent-surveys.html

Habits at Home: Think Win Win

Oregon Trail Leader in Me Newsletter Habit 4 Think Win-Win I balance courage for getting what I want (my “first things”) with consideration for what others want. When conflicts arise, I look for a win-win solution Habit 4 Think Win-Win What you can do at home: Model being happy for others. “The Jones family got...

Habit 3: Put First Things First

Oregon Trail Leader in Me Newsletter! Habit 3 Put First Things First This Habit is about recognizing what is important, prioritizing time, and organizing tasks so we don’t have to constantly be stressed! Some kind of written planner is a great tool. Modeling this behavior is the best way to teach it. Habit 3: Put...

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

Oregon Trail Leader in Me Newsletter! Habit 2-Begin with the End in Mind Would you start a trip without knowing where you are going? Knowing what you trying to accomplish directs all the choices on the way. Habit 2 is Begin with the End in Mind– Think about how you want something to turn out...

Habit 1: Be Proactive

Oregon Trail Leader in Me Newsletter! Habit 1-Be Proactive       Tired of reminding your child … Homework? Cleaning their room? Picking up? Wouldn’t it be great if they just did it on their own?   Habit 1 is Be Proactive– “I am in charge of me.” This Habit is the key to moving from dependence...

Oregon Trail Newsletter 1-31-2018

2018-19 School Year Calendar

The TFSD board of Trustees approved the 2018-19 school year calendar at their board meeting Wednesday, January 24. A committee with representation from each school and a parent representative developed the calendar. This year they sent out two surveys to gather information about what staff and parents wanted from the calendar. A couple of themes...

Early Release Times Change

The Twin Falls School District is adjusting the release times for early release days across the district. After the first early release day of the year, Friday, Sept. 1, some concerns were discussed and the subsequent release days will follow a schedule extended by 15 minutes.  In order for the district to count early release...

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