District Weekly Update 11/2/23

Welcome to Tarkington ISD’s weekly district update ~

Report cards go home with all students this Tuesday, Nov. 7. If you have questions or concerns about your child’s grades, contact the teacher or campus administrator.

In honor of Veterans Day, we are celebrating our military veterans next week. All veterans are invited to enjoy breakfast and take a walk through the Tarkington Middle School Veteran’s Museum at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9th. RSVP to Cassie Carpenter at ccarpenter@tarkingtonisd.net.

Veterans are also invited to lunch on the same day, Nov. 9, starting at 12:30 p.m. at Tarkington High School. Afterward we will celebrate veterans with a special program in the high school gym starting at 1:40 p.m. RSVP by email to info@tarkingtonisd.net or online at bit.ly/THSVeteransDay. If you need a paper form to RSVP, please contact the high school campus at 281-592-7739. 

Thanksgiving Lunch will be served at Tarkington Elementary School and Tarkington Middle School on Thursday, Nov. 9, and at Tarkington Early Childhood and Tarkington High School on Thursday, Nov. 16. If you would like to order cookie dough or hot rolls from our Child Nutrition Department, pick up an order form at any campus cafeteria and be sure to turn in your order no later than Nov. 9 for Thanksgiving, with pick-up between Nov. 14 – 16. Christmas orders should be placed no later than Dec. 12, for pick-up between Dec. 18 – 20. All proceeds will benefit our Child Nutrition Department’s Christmas Kids Fundraiser.

Be sure to join us to cheer on our Ladyhorns as they compete in the 2nd round volleyball playoffs tomorrow, Nov. 3. It will be the Tarkington Ladyhorns vs. Buna at Kountze High School starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students at the gate. All district and senior citizen passes will be accepted.

Just a reminder: There is no school for students tomorrow, Nov. 3, but it will be a professional development/work day for staff. Fridays off for students will go through the end of the first semester and then pick back up the last week in January. The 2023-24 Academic Calendar is located on our website at tarkingtonisd.net.

Athletics Update:

Nov. 3 – Round 2 Volleyball Playoffs – Ladyhorns vs. Buna @ Kountze High School – 6 p.m.

Nov. 9 – TMS Girls Basketball @ Liberty – Liberty Middle School – 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 10 – Ladyhorns Basketball @ Dayton – 4:30, 6, and 7 p.m.

Nov. 10 – Longhorns Basketball @ Huntington – 5, 6:15, and 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 11 - TMS Girls Basketball Tournament @ New Waverly – Time TBD

If you have questions or concerns, please be sure to contact the campus or visit the district website at tarkingtonisd.net and click the Question or Concern icon under the photo gallery or click here: Question or Concern. Someone will get back with you within 24 to 48 hours.

Thanks and have a great week!
Tarkington ISD