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Parent Resources

Parent Information

School Registration Forms

Click here to access the online registration forms for the 2019-2020 school year.

You will receive an email from that includes important login information for your online forms. If you have any questions or encounter any difficulties in completing your registration, please contact the TCS office for assistance. You may reach us by phone at 858-454-0184 or by e-mail at


Student Supply & Summer Reading Lists

Click here to access the Student Supply & Summer Reading List for the 2019-2020 school year.

Family Handbook

Click here to access the Family Handbook for the 2019-2020 school year.

TCS Social Curriculum

Click here to view the Parent Guide to our Integrated Social Curriculum.

TCS Wellness Policy

Click here to view suggestions for keeping our students healthy.

Ki’s School Lunches

The Children’s School partners with Ki’s School Lunches to provide an optional hot lunch program to Preschool through Eighth grade students All orders are done online at For more information on the variety of lunch options available click here. To learn more about ordering from Ki’s, click here

Community Snack Suggestions

Click here to view community snack suggestions.

New Family FAQ

Click here to view answers to frequently asked questions.

Paying Tuition

TCS has partnered with FACTS Management Company to manage our tuition and incidental billing payment programs. FACTS provides an online platform for you to see your balance due, pay amounts owed and see your payment history. FACTS is used by many schools locally and thousands of schools nationally.

Parent Education

As a community of lifelong learners, we’re happy to offer opportunities for parents to gather via workshops, forums and discussion groups on topics ranging from parenting to education to child development.

2019-2020 Parent Education Events

We Care Presents: Rachel Simmons

Friday, September 13, 2019

9:30 a.m. in the TCS Auditorium

Rachel Simmons is the author of multiple books, including the New York Times bestseller Odd Girl Out.

If you will join us, please RSVP here.


TCS Culture, Curriculum & Community

Thursday, September 26, 2019

6:00 p.m. in the TCS Library

Friday, September 27, 2019

9:00 a.m. in the TCS Auditorium

Connected Parenting with Jennifer Kolari

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

6:00 p.m. in the TCS Auditorium

If you will join us, please RSVP here.


Using Mindful Self-Compassion to be a Happier Parent

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

6:00 p.m. in the TCS Auditorium

If you will join us, please RSVP here.

Parent Association

At TCS, parents play a central role in school life through their volunteer and philanthropic efforts. When parents join the TCS community, they automatically become members of the Parent Association. All parents are encouraged to attend PA meetings to learn more about upcoming events and ways to get involved with the school. Please contact for more information.

2019-2020 Parent Association Events

Family Beach Gatherings

Oct. 4 and Apr. 17

All TCS families are invited to join us after school from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m., down at La Jolla Shores for an afternoon of fun. Be sure to bring blankets and/or chairs and wear your logo wear.

Cocktails & Conversation

Saturday, October 5

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

This adults-only evening is a great way to meet new parents while enjoying great food and wine.

Fall Festival

Sunday, October 20

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

This event is a must for all TCS families. The school is transformed into a festive Halloween carnival complete with kids in costume! This event is free and open to the public so bring your friends.

There are many ways to volunteer on the day of the event from tending your child’s classroom booth to making goodies for our Farmers Market. Click here to see the Fall Festival Volunteer Sign Up.

Parents on the Playground (POPs) Lunches

Nov. 15 and Mar 27

Come and watch your kids and their friends at recess while the teachers and staff connect over a delicious lunch in the Kids’ Club Room. Click here to sign up to help supervise students on the playgrounds.

Book Fair

Dec. 9 – 13

TCS hosts a Scholastic Book Fair in the Library. All sales support the TCS library and classroom book collections. Click here to sign up to help with the book fair.

Read Across America and Pajamas & Pancake Day

March 2

Students in Prekindergarten – 8th grade gather on the Kelly Family Field to read and celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Students are treated to a pancake snack while wearing their pajamas.

Teacher Appreciation Days

March 26 & 27

Join us in thanking the wonderful TCS teachers and staff for all that they do.