May 4, 2014
Thank you for a great week with your children! We are excited about this week too, Staff Appreciation. This is the time we as an office take to celebrate everyone in this building. We are very blessed to have the phenomenal staff that we do and we look forward to honoring them. Help me take a moment to say “Thank you” this week.
May 5th - 9th -- Staff Appreciation Week
Book Fair Week
May 9th -- Third Grade Field Trip - Hardberger Park
May 13th -- 4th & 5th Grade District Track Meet
May 14th and 15th -- 5th Grade STAAR Retest Days
May 19th -- District Battle of the Books (4th)
May 20th -- Superintendent’s Award Ceremony 4:15pm (We have several THE Parents, Students, and Staff being honored.)
May 21st -- 5th Grade End of the Year Party
May 22nd -- 5th Grade Students Visit the Middle Schools (More info to come)
May 22nd -- Poetry Picnic, Mrs. Young
May 23rd -- Poetry Picnic, Mrs. Drew
May 26th -- Memorial Day/ Holiday/ No School
May 27th -- Poetry Picnic, Mrs. Shelby
May 28th -- Sam Houston Presentation (4th Grade)
May 29th -- Poetry Picnic, Mrs. Chapman
May 30th -- Poetry Picnic, Mrs. Cervenka
June 3rd -- 5th Grade Field Trip (Tejeda Middle School Play)
June 5th -- End of the Year Parties/ Last Day of School
On Thursday, May 8, THE will hold a “Trash Free Lunch” for all students. The class in each grade with least amount of trash will win a popsicle party. Every student who gets a tray lunch will receive 1 point, every student who brings a lunch from home in a reusable lunchbox will get 1 point and 1 extra point for using all reusable snack bags or containers (i.e., no ziplocs, pre-packaged snacks/crackers, no juice boxes, pouches, etc.) The winning classes will be announced on Friday morning.
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2014 PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, May 5-9, GO TEAM TUSCANY!: Teachers play a key role in student success, so we will be celebrating our Tuscany staff this week. Info about this fun and special week was sent home in backpacks and can be found at tuscanyheightspta.org. For more info contact, Tina Guerrero, firstname.lastname@example.org
Go Green! Trash-Free Lunch, Thursday, May 8th:Bring a trash free lunch on this day and receive a special environmental spirit stick! The class with the most trash-free lunches wins a prize. SA Recycles will be visiting classes this week and helping our Tigers learn more about recycling.
Volunteers Needed: Help Our 5th Graders ROAR! The Tuscany Heights 5th Grade Pool Party is coming up on Wednesday, May 21st from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Gold's Gym Rogers Ranch swimming pool and we need the fifth grade parents' help! Please sign-up to either volunteer and/or attend before Wednesday, May 14th, and we will have your pre-printed Raptor badge at the party when you arrive. You can sign-up to volunteer for the entire event or for just a portion of it by clicking HERE. If you are not able to commit to volunteering, you may attend the event as a chaperon by clicking HERE and signing up for the "Attending RSVP (not able to volunteer)" spot. Whether you are volunteering or only attending, be sure you have completed the NEISD Volunteer Criminal History Check. If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact Jennifer Easley, T.H.E. 5th Grade Party Volunteer Coordinator, at email@example.com.
Join T.H.E. PTA Executive Board for 2014-2015: PTA is already planning for another great year at Tuscany! We have many committee chairs open for next year: Eat for a Cause; Arts in Education; Campus Beautification; Environmental; Hospitality, Lost & Found, Lunchroom; Special Education Liaison; Bulletin Board/Display Case; Legislative Action; Newsletter; Community Service; Directory; and Membership. We would love to have new parents involved. Please consider serving as a chair on our PTA Executive Board. For more info, please contact, Alana Harris, firstname.lastname@example.org