Tuscany Heights

Celebrating 10 Years of Tiger Traditions

Tuscany Heights Elementary

Tuscany Heights is the 168th Lighthouse School in the Nation as recognized by Stephen Covey. Through student leadership, we grow leaders that encompass a growth mindset and establish lifelong skills that will support our students as they grow into adults. Our mission is a living action statement that we use to guide Team Tuscany, as we do great things for all.


"We, THE Tigers, will be inspired to LEAD, HONOR, and EXCEL today!"

Bailey's Bulletin

Parents,


What a fabulous week! The Red, White, and Blue Veterans Celebration was wonderful. We are honored to celebrate our brave men and women. Thank you for helping us make this special for them. To our Veterans, thank you for your service!


Thank you so much for supporting our school with the Run for the Heights Boosterthon Fun Run! Your contribution means so much to our school. We hope your children are ready to run on Monday!!!! Our fundraiser helps fund field trips, author visits, award assembly speakers, instructional materials, and more. Thank you!


I wanted to notify you of my expected absences. I will be out of the office and away from my email from Saturday, November 16th - Sunday, Dec. 2nd . My youngest daughter is having surgery Monday, November 18th and we will be out the entire week. We have backed her surgery up to the Thanksgiving Break since her surgery is a four-week recovery. I always attempt to respond to my messages within a 24 hour period of time, so it is important to me that I make you aware of my absence. While I will be away, your concerns are still important to me and I do not want you to have to wait. If there is a concern, please know Mrs. Amber Leon, Assistant Principal, will be your contact for administration during this time, aleon@neisd.net. Our students and staff are in great hands with our administration team. Your child’s teacher continues to be the first contact to support the school to home communication. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need assistance, 210-407-8205.


Thank you for your understanding!


Proud Principal,

Tara Bailey

Tuscany Happenings

Monday, November 18th- RUN FOR THE HEIGHTS BOOSTERTHON FUN RUN

8-9am: Mrs. Alizadeh's Class, PreK, Kinder, 3rd

9-10am: 2nd and 1st

10-11am: 4th and 5th


Tuesday, November 19th- 5th Grade Science Benchmark

Thursday, November 21st- National Parental Involvement Day

Nutcracker Ballet, THE Choir Performs, 7pm

Monday, November 25th- Friday, November 29th- Thanksgiving Break


Friday, December 6th- PTA Presents... House of Air Spirit Night 5-8pm

Monday, December 9th- HEB Oaks Crossing Eat for a Cause

Winter Party Times- Friday, December 20th-

Mrs. Alizadeh's Party Time 12:00 pm

PreK- 12pm- 12:45pm

Kinder- 11:35am- 12:20pm

1st- 1pm- 1:45pm

2nd- 9:15am-10:00am

3rd- 10:00-10:45am

4th- 9:45am-10:30am

5th- 8:45am- 9:30am

Nutcracker Ballet - THE CHOIR

We are excited to announce that the Tuscany Heights Choir will be performing with the Children’s Ballet of San Antonio in the “Nutcracker Ballet”

Thursday, November 21st at 7:00 p.m.

We will be singing fun festive songs before the performance begins and during the “Snowflake Scene” in Act 1. We would love for you to join us for an evening of beautiful music!

Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketmaster.com or in person at the Alamodome Box Office.

The Nutcracker Musical Student Performers ONLY

Last Reminder!

4th GRADE will perform: “The Nutcracker Suite Mini Musical”


Monday, December 2nd at 8:30 A.M. and 9:30 a.m.

And

Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30 p.m.

· Monday morning: Please wear the costume attire to school. You may bring a change of clothes. All are welcome to the school performances.

· Tuesday evening: Please wear the costume attire to our PTA performance and be in your classroom teacher’s room by 6:20 p.m.

Please review the costume attire:

· Clara, Godfather, Nutcracker, Mouse King, Christmas Children, 2 Chinese Dancers, Arabian Soloist: costumes to fit the character

· Sugar Plum Dancers: Please wear a black t-shirt and black leggings. If you have ballet shoes please wear them. Accessories will be provided.

· Bucket Drummers/Soldiers (Jackson): Please wear black bottoms. A red soldier shirt will be provided Monday morning.

· Mice (Jackson): Please wear a grey t-shirt and black bottoms. Mouse ears will be provided.

· Chinese Dragon dancers (Munoz/Split Palmeri): Please wear a black t-shirt and black bottoms. A hat will be provided.

· Russian Dancers/Instrumentalists (Stiles/Split Spicer): Please wear a black t-shirt and black bottoms. A sash will be provided.

· Arabian Scarf Dancers (Guintini/Split Palmeri): Please wear a black t-shirt and black bottoms. Girls: a scarf will be provided Boys: a vest will be provided

Black Bottoms mean black jeans or black pants or black athletic pants or black leggings

Please let us know if you have any questions! See you at the show!

Kerri Rivera kriver@neisd.net and Cozette Martinez cmarti24@neisd.net

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Reaching New Heights, Tuscany Heights PTA

BOOSTERTHON PLEDGES AND FUNRUN!

Since we had to reschedule our Boosterthon Fun Run due to weather, Boosterthon let us keep our pledges open through the weekend! Get your final pledges in before our Fun Run on Monday morning!


Our fun run schedule on Monday is as follows:

8-9am: Mrs. Alizadeh's Class, PreK, Kinder, 3rd

9-10am: 2nd and 1st

10-11am: 4th and 5th

We hope you will join us on sunny Monday to come cheer on your Tiger! 🐅


SPIRIT NIGHT AT HOUSE OF AIR

House of Air has offered us a Friday night Spirit night on December 6th from 5-8 pm. Join us for a high flying good time!



5TH GRADE ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE

Please let us know that you are interested in volunteering for 5th Grade Activities through the year. Even if you emailed us or were at the meeting, we would like your information on this google form. We are designing t-shirts, selecting student gifts and gift to school, planning the End of Year Party on May 21st and THE 5th Grade Ceremony. Some committees have chairs and are shown next to it on this form. This is an exciting year for THE students and it takes a village to make it great. Thanks for helping!

CLICK HERE FOR GOOGLE FORM

Tina Guerrero and Mandy Howland

5th Grade Activities, THE PTA



UPCOMING PTA EVENTS

11/18 Boosterthon Fun Run

12/3/19 PTA MEETING and 4th grade musical performance

12/6/19 Teacher Appreciation PTA Gift Wrapping Service Day.

12/6/19 5-8 pm House of Air Spirit Night


Please Support Your Child Through PTA on our website Tuscany HeightsPTA.org. There you can:

  • Join T.H.E. PTA - Membership is $5.50. Let your voice be heard. No volunteering time is required.

  • Spirit Store is Open - Buy this year’s spirit wear for your child to wear on Friday Spirit days while supplies last!

  • Greenbacks - We encourage every family to make a Greenback Donation - every dollar counts! This is our only fundraiser where 100% of the money goes straight to programs for the kids like field trips and educational assemblies.

  • Box Tops - Download the new app, Box Tops for Education! Buy Box Top items!

  • Volunteer Opportunities - CLICK HERE To sign up to receive notices of volunteer opportunities throughout the school year. Opportunities can be to help from home or at school with single events or recurring needs. You choose if you have time to volunteer for each as your time allows.

⭐ Watch DOGS ⭐ Serve on PTA Board ⭐ Serve on a Sub Committee under a Board member ⭐ Workroom ⭐ Lunchroom ⭐ Library

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Design and Technology Academy at Ed White Middle School

Attention all 5th grade parents and students.

The Design and Technology Academy at Ed White (DATA @Ed White) and the Krueger School of Applied Technologies (KSAT) invite you to our fifth Middle School Magnet Night this Tuesday, November 19th from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at Castle Hills Elementary. This evening event is a repeat of our previous magnet nights where potential magnet students and their parents received information about the unique opportunities available to middle school students in our district. There will also be time to ask questions of current magnet students and staff.


Castle Hills Elementary School is located at 200 Lemonwood San Antonio, TX 78213.


See the attached flyer.


If you cannot make THIS middle school magnet night, join us for our last Middle School Magnet Event listed below:


Wednesday, December 4, Wetmore Elementary


Additional opportunities to inquire about the programs will in January at open houses hosted on each our campuses.

January 13, 2020-Krueger School of Applied Technologies (KSAT)
Krueger Middle School located at 438 Lanark San Antonio 78218
5:30PM - 7:30PM

January 15, 2020-Design and Technology (DATA) @ White
Ed White Middle School located at 7800 Midcrown San Antonio 78218
5:30PM - 7:30PM

The applications for all the magnet programs are found online at https://www.neisd.net/magnetprograms.

Using this common application, students may apply for one, two or all three of the middle school magnet programs by clicking on the desired program(s) when asked "Which magnet program(s) would you like to apply for?".

Hope to see you at one of these magnet nights.

Fernando Ruiz
Director of DATA@ Ed White
fruiz@neisd.net
210-356-5981


Dr. Stephen Watson

Director of KSAT

swatso1@neisd.net

210-356-4706

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The North East Education Foundation (NEEF) a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) is hosting their annual Gala on Friday, February 21 to raise funds for innovative, educational projects in classrooms throughout NEISD. Please consider donating a silent auction item to represent our campus and help raise funds for NEISD students, district-wide. As an example of NEEF’s impact, Teacher Name at your campus, was the recipient of a $15, 671.75 check from NEEF in support of his/her Name of Grant to be used for STEAM- Explore Learn Lead. Please see the NEEF letter below for more information and the registration link to attend the gala!

Ideas that get the most bids—

-Travel baskets (fishing, hunting, skiing or beach trip…donated by a parent who owns)

-Items that are specific to your campus (past examples: tiered garden beds, fire pits or home goods created by students)

-Fiesta/San Antonio theme basket

-Night on the town in SA (gift cards to area attractions---even one gift card can be combined with others to make a great item).

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Reagan High School Cheer

Dear Parents,

Ronald Reagan High School Cheer will be hosting their 3rd Annual Daddy Daughter Dance ~ "Welcome to the Land of Sweets!" on Saturday, December 7th, from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Reagan High School cafeteria.



There will be a DJ, photographer, treats, and lots of dancing! The RHS Cheerleaders will also be there! Though most of our registrations come in for the elementary school age range, this event is open to all. We are looking forward to seeing all the beautiful girls with their special male chaperone on the dance floor!


For more information, see attached invitation.

Hope to see you there!

Here is the link for direct access.

https://Reagan.formstack.com/forms/daddy_daughter_dance_registration



Sincerely,

Reagan Cheer

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