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Mission Statement

Tyrrell Elementary School is dedicated to the success and growth of globally competitive and environmentally responsible citizens.  Together, as a community, we provide a safe atmosphere where students can become creative thinkers, collaborative problem solvers and effective decision makers.  Through the commitment and cooperation of educators, parents, students, and community members, we can empower our children to work rigorously to be prepared for the twenty-first century. (Adopted, 2010)
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News & Announcements


The online store will be open through Wednesday, December 13th. T-shirts (long and short sleeve), sweatshirts, hoodies, and polos are available. Items come in youth and adult sizes. Link is below ❤️🐾.

Orders will be returned sometime in January. If you have any questions, please contact the Bender Apparel representative, Katie Shepard, at 252-637-1100 or [email protected].


Weekly Announcements 11/27/23-12/1/23

We hope everyone had a wonderful break and had the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. We are excited to welcome our students back bright and early Monday morning!

On Wednesday-Friday of this week, students in 3rd-5th grade will participate in a District Benchmark assessment. This assessment will be utilized as a quick check to assess where students are after reteaching specific standards from the NC Check Ins.

Progress reports will go home on Thursday. Please reach out to your child’s teacher with any questions about your child’s progress reports.

Have a great week!

Weekly Announcements 11/20/23-11/21/23

Tuesday is an Early Release day for students. Students will be released at 1:00 PM. There will be no After School on Tuesday. If your child attends our After School program, please notify your child’s teacher of how your child will go home on Tuesday.

There is no school Wednesday-Friday in observance of Thanksgiving Break. We hope our students and families are able to spend time with each other and reflect on all we have to be thankful for. Students will return to school on Monday, November 27th.

If you have not picked up your Candy Man items, please do so before 4:00 PM on Tuesday.

Have a great week!

Weekly Announcements 11/13/23-11/17/23

We would like to thank everyone who came out to help us support our Veterans with our Veterans Day program. We are so thankful for their sacrifice!

Our first Book Fair of the 23-24 school year kicks off this week. Please come and check it out:)

On Monday, November 13th, we will host our 3rd Grade Parent Read to Achieve Night. We will meet in Mrs. Dixie Armstrong’s room beginning at 6:00 PM. Students and parents will have the opportunity to visit the Book Fair until 7:30 PM on this date.

On Tuesday, all TES students and staff will take a short trip to Tyrrell Hall to welcome The Wall That Heals as it comes through Columbia. Please be sure to return your child’s permission slip so he/she can attend.

Thursday of this week, we will have our Parent Thanksgiving lunch. Parents are invited to come out during their child’s assigned lunch time and have a Thanksgiving feast. The cost of an adult meal is $6. No bills larger than $20 can be accepted.

Have a great week!

Weekly Announcements 11/6/23-11/10-23

This week we will begin parent-teacher conferences. Our window for these will run through Friday, November 17th. Please be on the lookout for a message and/or phone call from your child’s teacher.

On Thursday of this week, we will honor our Veterans with our annual Veterans Day program. The program will begin at 9:00 AM in the gym.

There is no school for students or staff on Friday in observance of Veterans Day.

Looking ahead: Please mark your calendar for the following events.

Book Fair- November 13th-17th
3rd Grade Read to Achieve Night- Monday, November 13th @ 6:00 (Location will be shared at a later time.)

Last, but certainly not least, don’t forget to check out our school store. You can find the link on our school story on Class Dojo and Facebook!

Have a great week!

At A Glance

  • 5 Star PreK Rating
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    15 Staff Members with Advanced Degrees
  • 72.5% Participation Rate in Kinderswim Program
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    20 Faculty Alumni
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    1:1 Student to Mobile Device Ratio
  • 72% of Students Earned PBIS Recognition