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About Truscott Elementary

Karen HanfordTruscott Elementary

Principal: Karen Hanford

211 W. 6th St. Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: 970 613-6900

Mission: To provide a quality educational program for all students in attendance using sound and creative instructional techniques and curriculum.

Slogan: Truscott Tigers have PRIDE • Patience • Respect • Integrity • Determination • Excellence

Colors: Red and white

Mascot: Tiger

Dual Language Immersion: Beginning Fall 2015 we will be offering Dual Immersion English/Spanish.  Our full day Kindergarten classes will follow the 50/50 Dual Language Immersion program. Find more information on Dual Language Immersion here.

Stellar Points: Dual Language Immersion; Odyssey of the Mind national qualifier; Wellness Nights; Noche de Loteria; Pozole Dinner and PBiS Night; Family PE Night; Family Literacy and Math/Science Nights

Special Offerings: Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion program

Curriculum: Reading Street (K-5 English and Spanish), Math Expressions (K-5 English and Spanish), Write Tools, Daily 5 Reading/Café strategies;  SIOP
Interventions: Reading programs such as MySidewalks, Lexia, Reading Mastery, Reading Corps, Soar to Success, Read Naturally – programs to fit the needs from low to high; Title 1 breakfast for all; Spanish K-5; Kids HOPE program; HABIC

Extracurricular: Lexia Computer Club, Odyssey of the Mind, Lego Robotics, Running Club, Student Council, Welcome Team (new families, kids), Horace Mann gives bicycle for perfect attendance, A.S.K. After School Program, Battle of the Books, Computer Club, Garden Club, Café con Leche, Title 1 Summer School enrichment, Boys & Girls Club bus after school, TSD Spelling Bee

Climate: Welcoming, open access, focus on positive behavior and interventions; neighborhood engagement

Accomplishments: Odyssey of the Mind Regionals, State, Worlds; Café con Leche; Rotary Kids Packs; Tires & Tennies, Safe Routes to Schools through city; Rialto Theater partnership; CanDo Colorado; HPEC; community garden; Sharing the Warmth Coats; walk to library; Food Bank after-school snacks

Parent/Volunteers: Active SAAC; strong volunteer support

For school history and facility information: See the district's Master Plan.