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Tatanka Elementary STEM School

Engineering Our Future!

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Summer at Tatanka Elementary!

Tatanka Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8am-2pm, Friday 8am to Noon. Call 763-682-8600 to contact an office staff

Save the Date!

Open House, August 30th, 5pm - 7pm

Back to School Dates!

Sept 6th: Students with last name starting with A-K / Sept 7th: Students with last name starting with L-Z / Sept 8th: All students! Oldest child's last name determines start date

2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration

Children age 5 on or before Sept. 1st are eligible to begin Kindergarten in the fall of 2022. Please call 763-682-8615 with questions or to complete registration for you child.
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2022-2023 Generic School Supplies List


22-23 Meal Prices

Elementary: (1st - 5th Grades) Breakfast $2.00 / Kindergarten Breakfast = FREE. Student Lunch (Kindergarten - 5th): $2.90 / Extra Milk $.50

Tatanka Elementary student report cards

Student report cards are live on the parent portal until 9/2/22. Helpful hints: Report Cards are NOT under grades. Once you have logged into the Parent Portal, select student, Click on Documents, and then either K-2 or 3-5 Report Card format.

The Tatanka Times!

Please visit the "Newsletters" page located within the TESS Menu for "The Tatanka Times" weekly newsletter updates!

Are you dressed for weather?

29 degress and below = jacket, headwear, mittens, boots & snow pants / 30-40 degrees = jacket, headwear & mittens / 41-49 degrees = jacket only / 50 degrees + = no jacket

Tatanka Elementary STEM School - Engineering Our Future!

Tatanka Elementary STEM School (TESS) is a magnet school with a specialized curriculum that helps students become thinkers and problem solvers.  Here, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics concepts are integrated into classroom lessons. Through these experiences, students Collaborate, Communicate, Think Critically, and use Creativity to develop a deeper understanding of all the STEM components.  We build upon children's natural curiosity to help them research questions, investigate problems, and develop answers using STEM concepts.  This active, "minds on" approach prepares students with the skills they need to be successful in the 21st century.  Tatanka serves approximately 530 students in grades K-5. TESS is a neighborhood school and a school of choice, as part of the Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD).

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June 15 - August 25

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