Tuscany Heights Elementary

168th Lighthouse School in the Nation, Building Leaders

Our Mission Statement

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


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Message from Administration

Parents,


Welcome Back!!! We were excited to see the students this morning!


I wanted to share some cute Kinder pictures from Mrs. Cervenka's class. This class won a field trip for reaching the school wide behavior goal of receiving the most GOLDEN STRIPES the first semester which means above and beyond behavior throughout the school. We attended Morgan's Wonderland, and we had a great time! See pictures below.


Also, I have a few clinic updates that I wanted to share with you.


We have good news that Nurse Kulyas will be returning this week! Below is her message that I failed to put in the eblast before the break. My apologies! She wanted you all to know that she missed everyone.


"Tuscany Heights’ Parents,

I am writing to you to let you know that if your kids mentioned that they have not seen me on campus or if your emails have gone unanswered, is because I was involved in a vehicle accident on the 25th of February. The injuries that I sustained on this accident only allowed me to access email today. I still need a couple more weeks before I am able to return to Tuscany Heights. In the meantime, a sub is covering my duties at the clinic.

Here is a little story to share: I was at my doctor’s office the other day and a parent came in with two kids (keeping privacy), one of the children recognized me as his nurse and came to talk to me. After asking why I was there, he was very sweet and said “Well, I hope that you get better and return soon. We all miss you very much. You are a very good nurse and you also love us”.

Please let your children know that I am thinking of them and missing seeing them in the hallways or the clinic. Please rest assure that I will be returning soon, with full ability to do my job and with the same love, care and respect for each and every one of your children.

“I’LL BE BACK!!!”

Thank you,

Daniela Kulyas, BSN RN


Unfortunately, our clinic assistant, Mrs. Honsberger resigned the Friday before Spring Break due to her family relocating. Here is a message from her:

“It is with a heavy heart that I must say goodbye to Tuscany Heights, as my family and I are relocating to California. I have truly enjoyed being a part of such an amazing school and team. I will greatly miss all of T.H.E students as well as T.H.E staff. We are excited to start this new chapter in our lives. I wish everyone the best!”

- Melissa Honsberger



We wanted to communicate with you all, and we appreciate your understanding through these transitions. Help us welcome Nurse Kulyas back after her recovery.



Sincerely,

Tara Bailey

Upcoming Events

March 1st- 31st- Used Book Sale Collection

Saturday, March 10th- Sunday, March 18th- Spring Break, No School March 12th-16th

Tuesday, March 20th- Young Masters, time TBA

Thursday, March 29th- 3rd Awards Assembly Day, Tentative Day for Sliming Administration

Friday, March 30th- Holiday, Good Friday

Tuesday, April 3rd- PTA Lunch and Learn "Maker Space" @ 11:30am THE Library;

Eat for a Cause 4pm-8pm, Chipotle, 50% comes back to the school

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PTA News

SAVE THE DATE-

April 3rd @ 11:30 am General PTA Meeting, Lunch and Learn on Digital Citizenship

April 3rd Eat for a Cause @ Chiptole

BOX TOPS- Way to go, Tigers! Together is Better and we collected 7046 Box Tops and that is $704.60 for THE! The following classes won hot chocolate parties for being the class with the most Box Tops collected.

Kinder…..Mrs Young
First……..Mrs. Borgeson
Second…Mrs. Silvers
Third …...Mrs. Anderson
Fourth…..Mrs. Stiles
Fifth……..Mrs. La Beau

ALE……….Ms. Ray and Mrs. Gutierrez

NEISD Used Book Sale Collection - Clean out your bookshelves for a great event! We will be collecting gently used books, CDs, and DVDs from March 1-31. A collection box will be available in the inside foyer of the school. Please remember to fill out the tags from the flyer (available on the PTA website) that was sent home and tape it to each of your bags/boxes of books.

Our school receives a portion of the sales so please consider supporting the sale and our school! The Used Book Sale will be held April 5-8 at the Blossom Athletic Center gym. More info is available on the PTA website. It’s a great way to stock your shelves with your favorite books. Please contact Summer Broome at booksale@tuscanyheightspta.org with any questions.

THE Community Service News – Are you logging your Tiger community service hours? Your volunteer service not only helps your community, but it also earns you recognition and rewards! On Friday morning announcements through March, we will be showcasing some of our Tigers and their volunteer hours. We will be pulling from the Presidential Volunteer Service Awards website so log your hours. For the Presidential Volunteer Service Award (PVSA), students age 5-10 years old that record 26 or more hours and students age 11-13 years old that record 50 or more hours will be eligible to receive an official PVSA certificate and pin. There are 3 levels of rewards: Bronze, Silver, & Gold. Please see the PTA website for more details. Hours must be turned in by April 15th, 2018. For questions, please contact Kelly Cardenas @ communityservice@tuscanyheightspta.org

PTA Elections - It's time to begin the process of filling the Tuscany Heights PTA Officer positions for the 2018-2019 school year, and we need YOU! Descriptions of each position are detailed in the survey on tuscanyheightspta.org. Email the completed survey to Sarah Nackos at secretary@tuscanyheightspta.org or return it to the front office in a sealed envelope labeled "PTA Officer Nomination" on or before Monday, March 19th.

5th Grade Students- Remember Wild Wednesdays, 5th graders wear your class shirts every Wednesday and show your class spirit!

Directory- is live at http://www.tuscanyheightspta.org/. Password: tuscany#1

Volunteer Opportunities- Plug in with Tuscany and volunteer. There are many areas that need your help. Tuscany Heights Volunteers Link

Plug in with PTA and Back the Future!

THE PTA Website www.tuscanyheightspta.org

Tuscany Heights Volunteers Link

NEISD's Family Engagement Link

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