Welcome to the Tovashal Elementary School web site!
Welcome to the Tovashal Elementary School web site. I am looking forward to building relationships with staff, parents and students as we work together to build on the academic excellence that has been achieved at Tovashal.As you browse our web site you will find links to pages that will provide you with information about our District, our school, our staff, the calendar, school hours, our PTA, School Accountability Report Card, and directions to our school. We also invite you to visit our District web site to learn more about our District and the other schools.
Our mission at Tovashal Elementary School is to build excellence based on a strong foundation in phonics skills, math, science, social studies, the arts, and the Developmental Assets. With the support of our staff, parents, and community, we are committed to helping each student become a contributing member of society by instilling in every individual the desire to become a life long learner.At Tovashal students are taught to respect themselves and others through character building activities. Teachers maintain a high standard of expectation as they use a variety of instructional strategies that actively involve student learning and provides opportunities for students to use higher level thinking skills by analyzing, problem solving and applying what they have learned. Appropriate homework assignments are given daily at all grade levels in order to reinforce academic skills and develop responsibility in our students. Communication between teachers and families occurs regularly through individual conferences, written notes, classroom bulletins, and monthly school newsletters. Parents are also an integral part of the success of Tovashal. The PTA is involved in all facets of the school environment and the staff sincerely appreciates them. With this spirit of cooperation, great achievements are possible.
At Tovashal Elementary School we provide a safe, positive, and creative learning environment for all students to grow in.Kathy DixonPrincipal
Prior to coming to Tovashal in August, 2016, Mrs. Kathy Dixon was an Assistant Principal at Thompson Middle School for four years and she has also served as an Assistant Principal at Shivela Middle School and Antelope Hills Elementary.
Mrs. Dixon earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Point Loma Nazarene University and her general and special education credential and administrative credential from CA State University San Marcos. She has taught special education, general education, and she was a program specialist.