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Twentynine Palms Elementary School

Red Ribbon Week October 24-28

You Only Live Once (YOLO): Be Drug Free

Monday: Live Like a Star

Dress for the Red Carpet


Tuesday: Live Like It's 1999

Dress in your favorite decade


Wednesday: Live to Tell Drugs to Take a Hike

Dress like you are going camping


Thursday: Live in the Future

Dress in a career outfit


Friday: Live Like Your Favorite Character

Dress like a children's book character

Literature Celebration

Students are encouraged to dress up as a character from a grade level book and participate in our Parade of Characters on Friday, October 28 in the morning.  In order to participate students must return the permission slip to the child's teacher and adhere to the guidelines listed below (these guidelines are also listed on the permission slip) .


Character Rules:

  • Student must wear street clothes under costume.
  • Student must wear shoes.
  • No make-up, face paint, or masks.
  • No toy guns, swords, or other accessories that not normally allowed at school on a school day.
  • Costume must be related to chosen character.

If you have any questions ask your child's teacher.

Sidewinder School Shirts

PTO is taking orders for school shirts.  All orders are due by October 31.  Please pay with cash or money order, no personal checks accepted.


T-shirts..... $10

Long sleeve or V-neck.....$12

Hooded sweatshirt..... $20

Zip up sweatshirt..... $20

**adult 2XL prices for short and long sleeve shirts $12 and sweatshirts $25


Questions? Contact PTO at

Coming Soon!

The Fall Book Fair will be coming to TPES October 31 thru November 4.  More information will be coming soon!



Sidewinder Cafe**

Stay tuned for when Sidewinder Café will resume. 

**Sidewinder Cafe is held the first Wednesday of each month.


Together we are responsible, respectful and kind to others

School Calendar

Today: 10/27/16

74350 Playa Vista

Twentynine Palms, CA  92277

(760) 367-3545

       (760) 367-9801 (fax)


Principal: Kristie Mahan HQT

Assistant Principal: Terrie Panzarella


Minimum Days 2016-2017

On minimum days school will start at 10:40 A.M..  The gate will open at 10:15 A.M.

September 21

October 19

January 18

February 15

March 15

April 26

May 17