Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Today is Day 4 in the rotation schedule & day 145 of the school year

School Hours 8:05 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

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School Supply Lists

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Palmer Bus Company


Today’s Lunch Menu:


Pulled Pork on Pretzel Bun or

Chicken Patty on Whole Grain Bun

Sides: Baked Beans, Golden French Fries, & Lemon Garbanzo Bean Salad


All meals include selection of veggies & fruit

To see future meals, please look on the school website here:



Music Schedule: Band - 7th Grade & 5th Grade  

                            Choir - 8th Grade & 6th Grade


Sports/Activities Announcements:

To see the most updated information, please check the Activities calendar here:



Track: Practice @ TCU HS; 3:00 - 5:15 p.m.


Baseball: Practice @ Montgomery MS Gym; 3:00 - 5:10 p.m.


Softball: Practice @ TCU LC Gyms; 3:30 - 4:50 p.m.


Golf: Practice @ Montgomery Golf Club; 3:30 - 5:10 p.m.


Activity Bus: Pick up at 2:50 p.m.; Returns at 5:45 p.m.


General Announcements:



8th Graders to the High School: On Friday, May 18th, all 8th grade students from across the district will get a warm welcome to the high school. Students will get the opportunity to meet school staff, as well as tour the building guided by student leaders.

Furthermore, all 8th grade students will eat lunch together, and get familiar with the high school lunchroom process. In addition, students will spend time at the Montgomery K-8 building for group activities.  


Pick your favorite school lunch: Surveys were emailed to all students so they could vote on their favorite school lunch.  The top 5 choices will be on the Menu May 14th- 18th.


April will be the last day for the after-school homework program.


End of the Year Celebration: We are requesting donations for the end of the year celebration on Friday, May 25th.  Yellow sheets describing the celebration and giving ideas of items to donate were sent home with your student.  Please consider donating so we can treat the students to some wonderful prizes. Donations are due in the office by May 9th.  

Cinco de Mayo: Come and join us at TCU- Le Center K-8 School on, Friday, May 4th at 3:30 PM in the Commons for food, dancing, and fun! All students and families from across the district and communities are welcome to attend. There will be dancers performing from a local Azteca Group and a local Czech Heritage Group, as well! All people and cultures are welcome to enjoy and to be celebrated! Food will be served at 5pm. All are welcome to eat and enjoy the festivities!

The MN Department of Human Services has launched  the Crisis Text Line.  The Crisis Text Line offers text-based suicide prevention services across Minnesota.  People who text MN to 741741 will be connected with a counselor who will help defuse the crisis and connect the texter to local resources.  This line is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Flyers have been hung throughout the school.


TCU Spring Dance for 6th - 8th Grade: Friday, May 4th; 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Le Center Elementary Gym & Commons Area; Admission $5.00.  Pop and water will be for sale at teh concession stand. Formal dress is optional.


Annual TCU Chess Tournament-Gr. K-8  All TCU students welcomed to participate.  This will be a bracket style, single elimination tournament .  All levels and grade will play against each other. Saturday, May 19 at the Le Center American Legion. $5.  Email Mr. Scott at for details or questions.


Library Checkouts: April is the last month that students will be able to check books out.  If you have any books at home that need to be returned, please send them back to school as soon as possible.  Thank you.


TCU Lonsdale Carnival & Silent Auction: Friday, April 27, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.  All are welcome to join in the fun. The following will be available during the event: Silent Auction, Raffles, Food & Games, Bounce Houses, and Jail a Buddy.


K-4th Grade Grandparents Day: Friday, May 18; Join us in the Auditorium for the Concert from 1:00 - 1:45 p.m., then  in the commons for Cookies & Artwork viewing from 1:45 - 2:30 p.m. All are welcome.


MCA Testing Schedule


Grade Level




3rd Grade

April 10th - 12th

April 17th- 19th


4th Grade

April 10th & 11th

April 16th - 20th


5th Grade

April 18th - 19th

April 24th - 25th

April 11th - 12th

6th Grade

Week of April 16th

Week of April 23rd


7th Grade

April 11th - 17th

April 18th - 20th


8th Grade

April 11th - 17th

April 18th - 20th

April 25th - 27th



TCU Community Education events for April

Registration is required at least a week ahead unless otherwise stated and space may be limited. Register here!


Community Ed still needs a few players for gr. 1/2 Mites baseball. Please register by Thursday, April 19. Call Comm. Ed. 507.364.8110 or register here!


Summer Musical:  The Lion King Jr. : Join Simba, Nala, Pumbaa and Timon as they work together to remove Scar and the Hyena's from the Pride Lands.  Come be a part of this fabulous show with great music and lots of fun! Auditions are Tuesday May 1st from 3-5 at the Montgomery Middle School Choir Room.  Everyone gets a part. Register through Community Ed.


Youth Programming

Canvas & Kids, Karate/Kobudo, Swim Club, Extreme Stem: Catapults & Dragons, Home Alone, Fun with 4H, Minnesota Starwatch Party with Mike Lynch, & Tae Kwon Do


Adult Programming

Water Polo, T-Shirt Quilt, Karate/Kobudo, Water Workout/Aquacise, Friendship Edventure - Talent Show!, AARP 4 hour Refresher, Essential Oils Free Info class, Buying a Home, Preparing Your Home for Sale, Fraud Fighters FREE AARP class!, Minnesota Starwatch Party with Mike Lynch, Tae Kwon Do, & Friendship Edventure - Pizza Party!  


ECFE Upcoming Events:

A Tea Party, April 26 (Lonsdale)

Make and Take Friday, April 27 (Montgomery)

Small Motor Saturday, April 28 (Montgomery)

Muffins with Mom, May 5 (Montgomery)

Author Night, May 15 (Montgomery)

Vehicle Fair, May 15 (Montgomery)

Storytime at the Playground, May 21 (Lonsdale)

Doughnuts with Dad, June 2 (Montgomery)

Early Childhood in the Park, June 7 (Montgomery)


Upcoming Dates:


April 26 6th Grade Field Trip to Fort Snelling

April 27 3rd Grade Field Trip to Science Museum

April 28 Art Show Reception; 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Arts & Heritage Center,


April 30 4th Quarter Mid-Term

May 3 1st Grade Field Trip to the Children’s Theatre

May 4 4th Grade Field Trip to MN History Center

May 8 7th Grade Field Trip to Ney Nature Center

8th Grade Field Trip to Anne Frank Play

Fundaiser Pickup

May 9 Early Release, 1:05 p.m.

May 11 7th & 8th Grade Band & Choir Field Trip - Trills & Thrills

Track & Field Day

May 15 5th - 8th Grade Band Concert, 6:30 p.m.

May 16 Battle of the Books at MMS Auditorium

May 17 Practice for Grandparents’ Day Concert, 1:00 p.m.

Middle School Choir Concert, 7:00 p.m.

May 18 Grandparents’ Day Concert, 1:00 p.m.

May 21 Kindergarten Field Trip to Como Zoo

May 23 Track & Field Make up Day

May 24 Concert in the Park 5th-8th Grade Band & Choir; 5:30 p.m.

May 25 Year End PBIS Celebration

June 1 Last Day of School

Contact: Sheila Schoenbauer
Tri-City United Public Schools ISD 2905
101 2nd Street NE
Montgomery, MN 56069
Phone: 507-364-8100
Fax: 507-364-8103