Principal Message

John Mitchell

Greetings Tyee Park Families:

The following is important information about Technology distribution, Kinder Orientation/WA Kid Conferences, Teacher Assignments and the Student’s schedule for the start of school.


Each student will be provided a Clover Park School District laptop/device for the school year. We will distribute devices by grade level on August 31 at Clover Park School, 

It important you bring the following items with you:

  • Your identification
  • Your district-issued laptop (if you received one last spring), so you can receive an updated one

When you arrive, you will be issued:

  • First Day packet with instructions, CPSD Family Handbook and
  • District-issued laptop, charger and computer handbook
  • Learning materials you will need to begin the year

Important Reminders

  • You must return any district-issued laptop received last year to receive an updated device. Please keep your hot spot if received.
  • You or a staff member must log into the laptop using district wi-fi before leaving the check-out area.

Your safety is our priority and we have safety protocols in place. A face covering must be worn at all times while on school property ( First to text the word HOPE to 253-686-6449 wins $5 dollar Starbucks card)) and 6 feet minimum social distancing must be maintained. If a parent is unable to attend, a relative who is listed in Skyward and has a note from the parent may pick up a device for the student.

Families with children in multiple grades may come at any of the designated times below connected to at least one of your children. 


Tech Distribution Schedule

August 31 (Parents Please adjust your home/work schedule for your school’s specific pick-up times)



8-9:20 a.m.

Pre-K through K

9:20-10:40 am.

Grade 1

10:40 am.-noon

Grade 2

12-1:20 p.m.

Grade 3

1:20-2:40 p.m.

Grade 4

2:40-4 p.m.

Grade 5

Kinder Orientation and WA Kid Conferences:

Kinder Orientation: The district is hosting virtual kindergarten orientations on the following days: 

  • English, Aug. 26, 6 p.m. 
  • Spanish, Aug. 27, 6 p.m. 

Families will receive an overview of kindergarten in Clover Park Schools, which includes essential learning standards, kindergarten readiness, WA Kids appointments and more! A link to the virtual presentation and login instructions will be shared this week. If you are not able to tune in on the day/time, we will share links to recordings of the presentations

WA Kid Conferences:  September 2-4 (30 minutes per session) Each kindergarten family will have virtual conference with their kindergarten teacher.  Expect a phone call between August 24-August 28 to schedule that appointment. 

Teacher Assignment: Parents will be able to log into Skyward, on August 25, to see then assigned classroom teacher in addition to our specialists (Mr. Campbell PE, Mrs. Lundquist Art/Music, Mrs. Henry will be our Library Media Specialist this year! 

If you forgot your password, click on the “forgot my password” and reset it.  If you do not have your log in information, please call the main office and we can help. 

Student Schedule: Parents will receive their child’s personalized schedule by August 31 from their classroom teacher.  The classes will be split A-L in the AM session and M-Z in the PM session.  In the event a class has more than 50% of the students in the A-L category some students will be moved to the PM session and vice versa.  If this is the case, you will get a phone call on August 25th.  There may be additional information added to the schedule once reading club (reading intervention/enrichment) and SPED resource times have been assigned – this may happen after August 28th but before September 2nd.   

Tyee Park Start and End times

AM Session- last name A-L (some exceptions may apply due to balancing needs)

PM session- Last name M-Z (some exceptions may apply due to balancing needs)

AM session 7:45-10:15 AM Synchronous (PM Asynchronous)

PM Session 11:45-2:15 PM Synchronous(AM Asynchronous)

LATE START Wednesdays starting: September 23, 2020

AM Session 8:45-10:45 AM

PM Session 12:15-2:15 PM


AM Session 7:45-9:25 AM

PM session 9:35-11:15 AM


Definition of Synchronous: Student virtually meeting with staff from Tyee Park Elementary and engaging in learning experiences.

Definition of Asynchronous: Student is doing self-guided work or using designated APPs through Clover Park School District assigned by the classroom teacher. 

Please note:  Specialists will provide a synchronous learning experience for all students during their “Asynchronous” time period.  (The classroom teachers will provide more detailed information)


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