Tiger Tales Carmel elementary school newsletter

Welcome back from FALL break!

We hope everyone had a nice fall break - don't forget to send hats, gloves, jackets, etc. to school for recess - it feels like fall out there on the playground! Thank you to all who donated coats to the Hamilton County Kids Coats - a great organization that helps those in need of staying warm this winter!


Due Now: Textbook & Supply Fees

Textbook rental fees for the 2019-2020 school year are now due. They are posted in your PowerSchool Parent Portal. Please log in to view and pay this year’s fees. Follow these steps after you login:

  1. Navigate to "Resources" on the far left pane
  2. Scroll down to "Textbook Payment" and click on "RYCOR"
  3. View fees for all students and click on the cart in the upper right corner. Choose to pay in full or partial payments

Maker Space Needs Your Help - Can you help Mrs. Williams organize Maker Space for 30 minutes after meeting your kids for lunch? Our students love this area, can you help us keep it awesome?

CCS Parent Safety Academy

The next round of the Parent Safety Academy is scheduled for October 23-24 at ESC. During this interactive program, parents will learn about national and state safety practices, current trends in school safety and how these practices and trends impact safety planning at Carmel Clay Schools. Parent input will be integral during the program. Registration is currently available online.

Math Pentathlon Registration Closes Today!

Math Pentathlon is a national organization that promotes mathematics through board games. Learn More and Sign Up for the Carmel Elementary Team.

Health and Wellness Club Sign Up

The Health and Wellness Club Sign Up is open for the 2019-2020 school year. Complete the online form to sign up. Club meetings are once a month after school 2:35 - 3:34 in Mrs. Leffers Room.

Book Drive - through the end of October

Get your order in before November 1st!

This Week In Pictures

Kindness is everywhere, 100 Book Club in full swing and the Lost and Found is filling up!


  • 10/14-10/31: Book Drive (donate gently used books to the school)
  • 10/21-10/25: Bus Driver Appreciation Week
  • 10/23-10/25: Book Fair
  • 10/24-10/25: Superhero Breakfast
  • 10/26: Ghost & Goblin 2k/5k Walk/Run
  • 10/29: Dine to Donate at Papa Fattoush
  • Through 11/1: Poinsettia Sale

PTO 2019-20 Calendar