Lisa Noren Shellum - Superintendent/Principal/Sped. Director    shelluml@truman.k12.mn.us Ext. 3917
Deb Sherman - School Social Worker - shermand@truman.k12.mn.us  Ext. 3980
Kayla Anderson - Dean of Students/Activities Director:  andersonk@truman.k12.mn.us
District Office Number:   507-776-2111   office@truman.k12.mn.us
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Summer LUNCH is taking vacation from July 1 - July 8 
Pick-up for lunch will resume on July 9.   
SUMMER LUNCH for all district students age 0 -18   
Pick up for children ages 0 -18 daily between 11:00 and 12:00 noon each day.  
Pick up will be at the center glass doors right in front of the cafeteria. 
We will no longer have a pick- up site in Lewisville as we had many days no lunches were picked up
If you want to have a lunch, please contact the kitchen to make arrangements for this.
                                                                                                                                                                                              
ENROLL NOW
The Truman Public Schools is NOW taking enrollments for fall 2020. 
To register your child please call 507-776-2111 to get a packet mailed to you  
Or 
Make an appointment for an in-person or virtual zoom registration
Students from age 3 to 12th grade are encouraged to enroll at TPS!
If you are NEW to the Truman area, please contact us
                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Truman Public School
 3 and 4 YEAR OLD Pre-SCHOOL Registration Information
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE - Leave a message for Jennie Bowers with the office.
   Pre - School Registration for Truman 3 and 4 year old preschool next Fall is happening right now. Please register by filling out this Preschool Registration Form 
OR contact the office - 507-776-2111
                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Jaguar Clothing Fundraiser
All Clothing is Non-school or Sport Specific. July 15th is the order deadline.
We lost all of our normal spring and summer fundraising opportunities due to Covid-19. This is really important for us so we can raise some money to keep going for the upcoming school year. 

YEARBOOKS ARE NOW ON SALE 
2018-19 and 2019-20
 2018-19  $25.00 per book - Reduced Rate
2019-20 $45.00 ORDER NOW to ensure you get one
                                                                                                                                                                                                         

P-EBT Application Window Extended to July 31

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) can provide families with children up to $325 for groceries. The Minnesota Department of Human Services says as many as 150,000 families may be eligible for these additional food assistance benefits. The application is available in Hmong, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese. The deadline has been extended to July 31. Please share this message with your community so that families can apply at https://mn.p-ebt.org.

For help applying, families can call 651-431-4050 or 800-657-3698, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Heavens Table Food Shelf in Coordination with Second Harvest Heartland 
will be providing  a free emergency food distribution to the residents of Martin County. This is an effort by the USDA to connect farm fresh product with families that have a need.  The distribution will be on June 8 from 11-1 at the Fairmont High School parking lot.  Please enter the lot at the west entrance, circle the lot to the horseshoe drive and exit by the east entrance.  You will receive 3 boxes. One will be produce, the second will be poultry and pork meat product and the third will be a variety of dairy products.  Due to the 3 box load please be aware of a limit of 2 families per car, with a representative of each family in the car.  We will collect data of the ages of family members only. This distribution is open to the public and is free to all who attend. Please mark your calendar.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Immunizations Information 
It is recommended that children stay up-to-date on their immunizations during the COVID-19 outbreak to prevent outbreaks of other infectious diseases.  Please use your family Dr. or contact the Faribault & Martin County Public Health Organization.  They are resuming immunization services, by appointment only.  
Precautions are in place to keep you and your child as safe as possible during the appointment. 
To schedule an appointment or to ask questions, please contact Candi.
  507-238-4757 in Martin County 
507-526-3265 in Faribault County
                                                                                                                                                                                                             
ONLINE SPRING SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR  
When: May 11, 2020 to September 4, 2020
Make sure you go through the link on our webpage below. All sales will be online, with a credit card.  All books and merchandise purchased will be shipped to your home address.  Orders over $25 of books only, will get free shipping if you click on “Free Standard Shipping.”  Other merchandise can be purchased also, but there will be a shipping charge if you buy other merchandise with or without books.  Our library will receive 25% of book sales to go toward buying more books.  

   **This is an opportunity for anyone who wants to buy books, for themselves or for children but we know that this may not be the ideal time, there is no obligation to purchase. We are offering in lieu of having our SPRING FLING! Thank you.

https://www.scholastic.com/bf/trumanelementaryschool19


Truman Public School Scholastic Reading Counts! Program final results

Grade K  

1st place    Xoe Villalon 106 books

2nd place  TIE with 100 books     Kason Mercer, Abel Thompson, Adalynn Urban


Grade 1  

1st place  Sidney Cunning 376 books

2nd place  Sophia Carlson 352 books


Grade 2

   1st place  Khloee Minscer 1,013 books

2nd place  Harper Armbrust 657 books


Grade 3

   1st place  Nolan Mercer 100 points

2nd place  Shelby Kitzerow 85 points


Grade 4

   1st place  Mariel Parish 666 points

2nd place Dominic Klassen 532 points


Grade 5

  (students in this class could choose to do Reading Counts or 40 book Challenge)

1st place Meredith Miller with 172 points    Meredith completed both Reading Counts and 40 book Challenge

2nd place TIE with 4 points each -   Ryan Dollen, Karina Sanchez, Angelina Wilder


Grade 6

   1st place Brayden Leach 494 points

2nd place  Aubrey Thom 392 points


Grades K-2 read or listened to 7,290 books.

Grades 3-6 reached 6,078 points and read over 19 million words.

First place students in each grade won a reading medal and a Barnes and Noble gift card.

Second place students in each grade won a Barnes and Noble gift card.

A certificate and ribbon was given to all students who met their goal for the year.  All students who participated received prizes as they were earned.

These students can be very proud of all of their accomplishments.

Photo 5272 Wall of ribbons

 5367 end of year awards and prizes that were sent out 

 5368 1st grade first place Sidney Cunning

 5372 4th grade first place Mariel Parish


                                                                                                                                                                                      
Memorial Day Virtual Concert by Truman Public School 
K-2 Students
Music Teacher:  Mrs. Allison Klassen    
Thank you students and Mrs. Klassen      

YouTube Video


                                                                                                                                                                                           

           CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS  - CLASS OF 2020
                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            



I Pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which is stands, one nation, under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.
                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                   
 Truman Public School Board Meetings
The Regular Truman Public School Board Meeting will be held virtually beginning on March 30, 2020.  For any questions regarding the meeting structure please e-mail Supt. Lisa Shellum at shelluml@truman.k12.mn.us  
Next meeting June, 22, 2020 Virtual  

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