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168th Lighthouse School in the Nation, Building Leaders

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,


Our 5th grade did a fabulous job Tuesday night! Checkout pictures on Facebook!


On Dec. 17th at 9:30am, we are hosting our next PreK Storytime. See the flyer below for more details. We are excited to host another event for the littles in the community.


Join us Monday, Dec. 10th 12-4pm for Eat for a Cause! our THE Choir will also be traveling around to sing holiday songs to the community. See the flyer below.


Thank you for sharing your kiddos with us!


Proud Principal,

Tara Bailey

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Tuscany Happenings

Olmos Book Drive- Dec. 3rd-14th

3rd Grade Doseum Field Trip- Dec. 10th

THE's 4th and 5th Grade CHOIR Community Performances- Dec. 10th

Eat for a Cause, HEB 12pm-4pm- Dec. 10th

1st Grade Doseum Field Trip- Dec. 13th,

Leadership North East - Dec. 13th (Dr. Gottardy, School Board, Executive Staff, and Others Visit Tuscany)

PE DANCE DAY HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FEB.15th

Holiday PreK Storytime, Tuscany Library 9:30-10:30- Dec. 17th

Winter Party Day- Dec. 21st

Party Schedules:

K. 11:30-12:15

1. 11:45-12:30

2. 11:05-11:50

3. 10:30-11:15

4. 10:50-11:30

5. 9:30-10:10

Meteorologist, Kaiti Blake, visits 3rd Grade- January 11th


Fun Dress for December:

Dec. 10th- Teachers might be wearing aprons with their holiday attire! It is a staff cookie exchange.

Dec. 11th- Gingerbread Day

Dec. 12th- Reindeer Day

Dec. 13th- Santa Day

Dec. 14th- Grinch Day

Dec. 17th- Snowman, Snowflake Day

Dec. 18th- Elf Day

Dec. 19th- Country, Western Wear

Dec. 20th- Ugly Sweater Day *Staff Contest

Dec. 21st- Polar Express, Winter Party, Pajama Day (PJ Bottoms with Spirit or Holiday Shirts)

*No obligations to participate, JUST FOR FUN

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Reaching New Heights, Tuscany Heights PTA

5th Grade T-Shirt Sales

Our 5th grade t-shirts are on sale through 12/10/18! Students will wear these shirts on “Wild Wednesday” starting in January, adult sizes are available too! Orders can be placed online at http://www.tuscanyheightspta.org/fifth-grade-info.html, or via cash/check using the paper form that went home with students last week.

Eat For A Cause – Oaks Crossing at HEB 12/10/18, 12:00-4:00

If your schedule allows, please plan to attend our next Eat for a Cause. This month, we are teaming up with our Tuscany Tiger Beat Choir; they will be performing at Oaks Crossing restaurant at the Wilderness Oak HEB at noon on Monday, December 10th. Oaks Crossing will donate 10% of all sales on Monday from 12:00-4:00 back to Tuscany Heights! This event is good for dine in as well as call ahead/pick up orders! Check out the menu at www.heb.com/OaksCrossing and join us as we support our PTA and our Tiger Beat Choir.

Book Donations for Olmos

This year we are asking Tuscany Heights families to synergize and help us meet our goal of collecting 630 new books, one for each Olmos student! The books can be for boys or girls in grades pre-k to 5th. Donation boxes are located in the front entryway and next to the Christmas Tree in the rotunda. We will be taking donations until December 14th, the books will be delivered before winter break. Thank you for helping us brighten the holiday season for the students at Olmos Elementary.

PTA Executive Board Open Committee Chairs

Are you interested in joining our THE PTA Executive Board?! We have two open positions: Sunshine, THE PTA Presents…. Contact Kelly Evans at president@tuscanyheightspta.org for more information.

Lost and Found!

Please be sure to label your child's belongings...lunch boxes, water bottles, sweaters, jackets, backpacks, etc. Also, if your student is missing an item please stop by campus and check out our overflowing lost and found! We will be donating all lost and found items after dismissal on Friday 12/21/2018.

Winter Parties

Winter parties will be held on Friday December 21st. Please contact your class’ room rep with any questions, the party schedule is as follows:

Kinder 11:30-12:15, 1st 11:45-12:30, 2nd 11:05-11:50, 3rd 10:30-11:15, 4th 10:50-11:30, 5th 9:30-10:10

Faculty Favorites on THE PTA Website

Check out your teachers “favorites” at http://www.tuscanyheightspta.org/faculty-favorites.html, or go to tuscanyheightspta.org and click on “Faculty Favorites” under the Quick Links.

T.H.E. PTA ONLINE STORE IS STILL OPEN!

You can still go online and order your THE Spirit Gear, donate to Greenbacks and join PTA. Go to www.TuscanyHeightsPTA.org and click on the WELCOME BACK AND SPIRIT STORE section! Some quantities are limited, but we still have plenty of spirit shirts, shorts and ladies shirts so place your order today. Our Greenbacks goal for this year is $5,000 and we are currently over half way there. If we meet our goal the students get to send Mrs. Bailey and Mrs. Leon through a student constructed car wash! Our donation levels are:

$200 and up-Tiger, $150-Platinum, $100-Gold, $50-Silver, $25-Bronze

Calling all Student Volunteers!

Does your student volunteer at Tuscany Heights through patrols, broadcasting, library lifesavers or any other leadership position? Does your student do community service through scouts or your church? Does your student volunteer at any organizations such as a food bank or animal shelter? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we want to know so we can acknowledge your child! If you already have an account at the Presidential Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) website then don't forget to log your child's hours. If you are new to logging hours, please create a PVSA account for your Tiger so you can start logging. Full instructions can be found on the Tuscany Heights PTA website: http://www.tuscanyheightspta.org/presidential-volunteer-service-award.html Check the weekly eBlasts for information on community service activities offered at Tuscany Heights during the school year. Please contact Kelly Cardenas at communityservice@tuscanyheightspta.org with any questions.

Plug in with PTA and Back the Future!

THE PTA Website www.tuscanyheightspta.org

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