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Welcome to Town Creek Elementary !

  • Town Creek Elementary School (TCES) is the home of the Gators! 

    Our school will serve approximately 685 students in grades K through 4th grade in the 2023-2024 school year.  Our staff works to promote a challenging academic atmosphere encouraging students to take ownership of their learning.  We believe that all students can grow and should be challenged academically.  Our grade level teams work to provide an environment that is conducive to learning, student growth and achievement. 

    TCES implements PBIS, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. The PBIS system is a proactive system that establishes supports and a social culture that is necessary for all students to succeed.  You can often hear TCES Gator students talking about their Dojo points, tickets to earn icecream on Fridays, Gator of the Month award monthly, as well as Pizza with the Principal recognition for perfect attendance. The Fluency Fairy visits classrooms monthly with the party cart to reward students who have met grade level math fluency. We enjoy rewarding all of the positives within our building!

    The success of our students does not happen independent of outside support.  Parents and volunteers play an essential role in promoting and enriching the educational experience for students.  We are extremely thankful for the parent involvment at TCES. There are also numerous opportunities for parent and community involvement. Jennifer Perkins (jperkins@bcswan.net), our Parent Facilitator can provide more information regarding opportunities for you to support our staff and students.  

    TCES has a very supportive and active PTA.  The events this group has coordinated have allowed additional supports and resources to be purchased for students to access each day as well as support our teachers and staff.  We are extremely thankful for them!  Please email our PTA President, Crystal Dameron, towncreekncpta@gmail.com if you have any questions regarding PTA.

     Town Creek Elementary Info and FAQ's 

    💜Bus info- please watch this video to find your most up to date bus information. Bus info (stop location and specific timing) will be passed out at Open House.

    *New Bus App- Edulog will allow parents/guardians to track the bus!  Download the app on your smart phone.  Enrollment is easy- but you must know your student's ID number and date of birth.  We will have assistance set up at Open House if you need some help with this. 

    💜 Afterschool options that serve TCES: YMCA (New on site for this school year), Coastal Day School, Excel (before and after school), Dynamic Dance Force, Seidokan Dojo

    💜 Please be in close contact with your child’s teacher about afternoon transportation. ClassDojo (https://www.classdojo.com/) is the best way to communicate or a note in your students take home folder.

    💜Transportation Changes - Please use ClassDojo your child’s teacher before 1:30 daily with any transportation changes. You may also send a note in your child’s communication folder, or email your child's teacher. You may not make transportation changes over the phone.

    💜Early Checkouts - Please do your best to make student appointments after school or on workdays. We know that this is not always possible but we want our students as long as we can. As you can imagine, getting all of our students to their correct afternoon location is our highest priority.  Students who leave school before dismissal are considered TARDY.

    💜If you are late in dropping off your student off in the morning. Please park and sign them in as TARDY. Please do your best to be on time- the tardy bell will ring at 8:35 daily. Students also receive a TARDY if they are checked out early.  We want to make every moment count!  

    💜 Car rider line in the morning- We will begin getting students out of cars at 8:10. Parents may walk students to class the FIRST WEEK ONLY.  After the first week, we ask all families to join the car rider line for drop off.

    💜 With our ever growing population, we cannot accept lunch time visitors at this time.  This is due to limited space in the cafeteria.

    💜 TCES School Improvement Plan  Username:GuestS15629   Password:GuestS15629  

    💜  Student/Parent Handbook

    #TCESgatorFAMILY #TCESgatorPRIDE

    Thank you for your constant support of Town Creek Elementrary and please continue to promote TCES Gator Pride in your home and our communty! 

    We believe that we have the BEST students, families, teachers and staff around.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can help you in any way.  

     

    Tracy Coston, Principal

    trcoston@bcswan.net

     

    Jennifer Faircloth, Assistant Principal

    jfaircloth@bcswan.net

     

    910-756-5350

     

  • Report Bullying

    Bullying is defined by StopBullying.gov as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.” Bullying behaviors are categorized in three primary types: verbal bullying, social bullying, and physical bullying. “Actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose” are all examples of bullying.

     

    Per Board Policy 1710/4021/7230, Brunswick County Schools and the Board acknowledge the dignity and worth of all students and employees and strives to create a safe, order, caring and inviting school environment to facilitate student learning and achievement. Brunswick County Schools and the Board prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, gender, socioeconomic status, academic status, gender identity, physical appearance, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or mental, physical, developmental, or sensory disability and will provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups as required by law.   Brunswick County Schools and the Board will not tolerate any form of unlawful discrimination, harassment or bullying in any of its educational or employment activities or programs.

     

    Please click on the link below to fill out the Bullying Incident Reporting Form

    Bullying Incident Reporting Form

     

     

    Additional Resources

    Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Bullying Research

    StopBullying.gov - What is Bullying?

    StopBullying.gov - Warning Signs for Bullying

    StopBullying.gov - What is Cyberbullying?

    StopBullying.gov - Prevention

    StopBullying.gov - Resources

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