Welcome to the end of October and the first nine weeks of school! It has been a busy start to the school, but our students and staff members are working hard. Thank you for your never ending support.
Oct. 20th-29th: THE’s Pumpkin Character Contest (Details Coming Soon from the Library)
Oct. 27th: PTA Presents- The Adventures of Wonder and Stinger
Oct. 29th: First "During the School Day" Club Meeting- All students will participate in a club this year during our new club opportunities. Wednesday, the students will spend the last portion of their day in clubs prior to dismissal at 2:40pm.
Oct. 30th: Fall Picture Retakes; Coffee with Covey Parent Meeting 9-9:30, Room 204
Oct. 31st- Nov. 7th: Fall Book Fair
Oct 31st: “Orange” you glad you are a tiger? We are! Wear Orange; Report Cards Go Home; 1st Nine Weeks Awards Assembly for our Students
Nov. 2nd: Daylight Savings Time
Nov. 4th and 5th: Early Dismissal Day, 12:40pm, Parent-Teacher Conferences
Nov. 4th: Election Day (THE will be an election site.)
Nov. 7th: Read across School (Wear your character costumes and bring your favorite book), Field Day, NO CHARACTER PARADE THIS YEAR
Field Day Schedule:
Nov. 11th: Veteran’s Day Celebration (More Information Coming); National Young Reader’s Day
Nov. 13th: LiM Night Grades 3-5 (More Information Coming)
Nov. 14th: National “I Love to Write” Day (Actually, Nov. 15th) and National Bundt Cake Day
Nov. 21st: Administratos sing "Happy" to the students as the reward for raising over $10, 000 in Greenbacks
Nov. 24th- 28th: Thankful Break for all!
October 30th, 9-9:30a.m., Room 204- Coffee with Covey Parent Meeting- Invite on our website http://www.neisd.net/tuscany/, Come find out more about the 7 Covey Habits that our students are embracing!
Check out our website for an Anti-Bully Presentation from our counselors http://www.neisd.net/tuscany/
Follow NEISD Libraries on Facebook! “Like” us on Facebook, and you’ll see what we’re up to in the Tuscany Library and libraries around the district.
Teddy Bear Sleepover: Our THE Kindergarteners dropped off their stuffed animal friends on Friday as part of our lesson on making predictions. On Monday, they will see pictures of the weekend slumber party and see if their predictions were correct.
Literary Pumpkin Patch Contest: Don’t forget that character pumpkins are due THIS Wednesday, October 29th!
Book Fair: Our book fair is scheduled to open on Friday, October 31st. Students and THE families may also shop November 3rd-November 8th. Feel free to visit the library before or after your child’s parent teacher conference. Thank you for supporting the library!
Read Around the School: Read around the School is November 7th. Students are encouraged to dress as their favorite book character!
Please visit Mrs. Johnson’s webpage for event details: http://neisd.libguides.com/welcome_tuscany_heights_library
Honorary Texas PTA Life Membership Award
- –Deadline – Monday, October 27!
Our Annual Field Day event is scheduled for Friday, November 7th.
Here is the schedule:
Field Day is a favorite among our students. Our PE teachers plan a number of fun activities for the students to enjoy, including inflatables. We do need a lot volunteer support to keep the stations running smoothly. The first shift is from 8:30 AM-11:30 AM and the second shift is 11:45 AM -2:45 PM. Lunch will be provided by THE PTA for our all-day volunteers. Come out and enjoy the beautiful weather with your child and support this fun event!
Faculty Favorites are LIVE online! Check out the favorites of our teachers and staff by visiting the PTA website. You can access it by “Helpful links” and then “Favorite Things” or by clicking here.
PTA Membership Cards - If you paid your PTA membership dues at the beginning of the school year, please check your child's backpack for your official PTA membership card. Members who paid more recently will receive their cards soon. Any questions - contact Caroline Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-241-2947.
It's never to late to join the PTA! Visit our web page to get started - TuscanyHeightsPTA.org.
5th Grade T-shirt Design Contest – Enter the contest to design the front of the 5th grade t-shirt! The winner of the 5th grade t-shirt design contest will have their original design printed on the Tuscany Heights 5th Grade T-shirt. Top 3 designs will receive a free t-shirt. This year’s theme is “T.H.E. Elite Class of 2015: Leaving our Mark”.
*All entries must be submitted on an 8.5 x 11” sheet of white copy paper.
*Use only two colors on the design.
*Student name and classroom must be written in pencil on the back.
*Due back to Ms. Wynder by Friday, October 31.
Plug in with PTA and Back the Future!
THE PTA Website www.tuscanyheightspta.org
Tuscany Heights Volunteers Link http://www.volunteerspot.com/group/35885320036