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OPEN HOUSE/Portfolio Day!





On Wednesday, April 25th - come to Carr for a PTA meeting that starts at 11:30 am, then stay to have lunch with your child and attend Portfolio Day/Open House afterwards!! Portfolio Day/Open House is a time to celebrate your child’s growth and achievements this school year. All classrooms will be open for about an hour after lunch.  Please come and celebrate all that our Carr Cubs have accomplished this year! Keep in mind that students are dismissed early every Wednesday at 2:27 pm. for teachers to meet in Professional Learning Communities.  We will also have our Yearly Book Fair during the week of April 23 - 27 in Room 6.

Attention 5th Grade Parents!

If your 5th grade child speaks more than one language, they can apply for a Biliteracy AwardClick here for more information or find more information on our Carr website by clicking on the "community" tab on the ELMAC link. (or click here).


The application and reading log is due on or before April 13, 2018.  Students who submit an application and reading log will have a writing assessment in early May.  


If you have questions or concerns or need more information, please contact the principal (schenkelberg.katie@tusd.org)

4th Annual GATE Conference

Save the date!  Saturday, May 12th: There is an upcoming upcoming annual GATE conference event. Identified GATE students (grades 3-8), their parents, TUSD teachers, and administrators are invited to attend. The keynote speaker will be Ian Byrd - founder of byrdseed.com, former teacher, and advocate for support of gifted learners. This conference is free, but registration is required and will open starting April 9th.  Click here for the flyer.


Upcoming State Testing

Attention Parents/Guardians of 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students:  State testing is coming up in May, starting on May 21 and ending on May 31.  Letters with more specific testing information will be sent home to parents/guardians in Red Folders. Students are tested in English Language Arts and Mathematics.

Students in 5th grade are also tested in science.  Here is a link for 5th grade parents to information about the CAlifornia Science Test (CAST).


After School Care

For information regarding the City of Torrance After-School Club, please call the Community Services Department at

310-618-2930 or visit their website at:http://www.ci.torrance.ca.us/Parks/7128.htm

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Regular School Hours


School Hours

TK & K

8:50am – 1:50pm


8:59am – 3:12pm

4 & 5

8:50am – 3:12pm


*Early dismissal every Wednesday for Grades 1-5 at 2:27 pm

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Click here for the 18-19 acadmic calendar.

Click here for TUSD's homepage.  Scroll down to Quicklinks on the bottom right for information to the Family Welcome Enrollment Center.

Latest News


16-20 Earth Week

19 - SSC meeting, 3:30 pm in office

21- DELMAC Meeting - THS 8-10 am

25 - Open House/Portfolio Day (PTA Association meeting 11:30 am)  Early dismissal at 2:27 pm



3- 5th Grade Parent Night - Comprehensive Sexual Education Video Preview

4 - Fun Friday, College Day

5 - SHAREFEST Work Day 9:00 am

12 - GATE Conference, SHS

18 - DELMAC Meeting, Levy 9:30 am

21 & 22 - Kindergarten Round Up, 2:00 pm in Cafeteria

22 - 31 - CAASPP Testing in ELA and Math (Grades 3-5)

25 - CAlifornia Science Test (CAST) Grade 5 only

28  - NO SCHOOL, Memorial Day



1 - Fun Friday, Hawaiian Day

5 - ELMAC Meeting, 9:00 am in Cafeteria

19 - Carr-nival

21 - Last Day of School, Dismissal at 12:00 - all students

Torrance Unified School District


2335 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA 90501 
310-972-6500 Phone


If you just moved into the area and need to enroll your child,

please visit the Family Welcome Enrollment Center:


2336 Plaza del Amo

Torrance, CA 90509

(310) 972-6280


Enrollment Hours: 8:00-3:00 M-F

Go to www.tusd.org for more detailed information