Tuscany Heights Elementary

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Tuscany Heights Elementary
ONE TEAM, ONE TUSCANY
2014-2015
Tuscany Heights Mission
Statement
We, THE Tigers, will be
inspired to lead, honor,
and excel today.
T.H.E. Big Rocks
Attendance
Academics
Leadership
GOAL # 1
State accountability student
groups for Tuscany Heights
Elementary will increase by 10% in
reading, math, writing and science.
GOAL # 2
Tuscany Heights Elementary
students and faculty will
increase attendance rate to
98% each nine weeks.
GOAL # 3
100% of Tuscany Heights
Elementary students will
understand the Seven Covey
Habits and participate in
leadership roles.
Attendance
ATTENDANCE AND SCHOOL HOURS: Our school hours
are:
7:40 AM – First bell
7:50 AM – Tardy bell
2:40 PM – Dismissal
****PUNCTUALITY IS IMPORTANT AND A PRACTICE
WE STRESS TO OUR STUDENTS ***
Students who arrive at school after the tardy bell are
expected to check in through the office.
Arrival and Dismissal
ARRIVAL & DISMISSAL PROCEDURES/ PARKING LOT
PROCEDURES
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Parking Lot A: STAFF only (1st Parking Lot)
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Parking Lot B: VISITORS Only (2nd Parking Lot)
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Parking Lot C: STAFF Only (Parking Lot next to 1st, 2nd, 4th, & 5th
Grades)
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Parking Lot D: PARENT AFTERNOON PARK AND PICK-UP (Back
Parking Lot)
***All parking lots are labeled.
Tuscany Transportation
BUS RIDERS: All students will have bus tags to identify their bus #.
CAR RIDERS: All students will have a car rider colored/numbered tag
attached to their backpack that will match the colored/numbered car tag in
their parent/guardian/car pool vehicle.
AFTERNOON PARENT PARK and PICK-UP: All students will be matched with
their parent/guardian using the car rider colored/numbered car tag presented
by the parents at pick-up time.
WALKERS/BIKERS: All students will be dismissed to their designated areas
for dismissal.
DAYCARE: All students will be dismissed to the gym and seated according to
their Daycare tag.
Parking
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We have one VISITOR Parking LOT in the front (far front parking lot). If
walking your child into the building, please park in the appropriate lot and
use the crosswalk. In the afternoon, if you wish to come into the school to
pick-up your child (ren), please use the designated back parking lot. All
PARENT AFTERNOON PARK and PICK-UPs will park in the back and meet staff
at the Rotunda doors. Parents will show their CAR RIDER TAG and your child
(ren) will be sent to meet you. All students leaving in a car must have a CAR
RIDER TAG that matches their parent/guardian tag. Otherwise, staff will
direct you to the front office to show appropriate ID. We encourage all
parents to use the car rider line for the safety of all students.
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If you have a change of transportation and will be unable to provide your car
tag, please be sure that an email, note, or fax has been sent to the school.
Learn and Live the 7 Habits
Tiger Agenda
The Tiger Agendas are recommended for second through fifth grade
students. The cost of the agenda is $8.00
The Elementary Student Parent Handbook can be viewed at:
http://www.neisd.net/pupil/studenthb.html
The front of the agenda has a supplement to the NEISD Elementary Student
Parent Handbook for information unique to THE.
Tiger Café
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH PRICES:
The price for elementary student meals will be as follows:
Breakfast is $.95 Lunch is $2.05
Lunch visitors are limited to parent and/or guardians. If another visitor
wishes to have lunch with a student, the parent/guardian must give
written permission for that person to attend lunch with their child. A note
must be as sent to school prior to the visitation. Staff members are
responsible for sending the note to the front office by 10:00 am on the
day it is received.
Tiger Teaching and Discipline
Teacher Consequences for Daily Progression and/or Persistent Misbehaviors:

1st Time Verbal Warning
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2nd Time 1 check in the agenda book – Teacher-student Conference
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3rd Time 2 checks in the agenda book – Think Time and Phone Call Home
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4th Time 3 checks in the agenda book – Peer Mediation and/or Parent Conference
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5th Time 4 checks in the agenda book – Referral to Assistant Principal
Tiger Teaching and Discipline
Consequence Levels for Office Referrals
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First Referral- 1 day ISS
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Second Referral- 2 days ISS
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Third Referral- 3 days ISS
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Fourth Referral- 1 day Out of School Suspension
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Fifth Referral- 2 days Out of School Suspension
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Sixth Referral- 3 days Out of School Suspension
*Note-Students assigned ISS will not be permitted to have lunch visitors. *** The
nature of the incident may alter the progression of the discipline levels. Severe
infractions will result in an immediate office referral. If a student is referred to the
office, they will receive an “N” for their 9-weeks conduct grade. Multiple referrals
will result in a “U” in conduct for the 9-weeks.
Join Team Tuscany PTA and
Volunteer
 Member
 Volunteering
 Watch
Dog
• To find out more, go to :
www.tuscanyheightspta.org
Individual Student
Needs
If your child is feeling ill, you have a
concern, or your child has a new health
issue, please notify the clinic directly that
day by phone or email.
Please be sure that your child is fever free
without medication before attending school
and is fever free for 24 hours (without fever
reducing medication) before returning.
If your child is vomiting prior to school,
please keep them home.
Clinic Requirements
Children are not allowed to carry/transport medication to or
from school or have it on their person, back pack, lunch, etc.
including cough drops.
An adult must bring all medication to the clinic for their student
and sign permission for administration of the medication.
A Doctors request must be submitted for administration of cough
drops.
All medications must be in the Prescription/Original container to
be administered at school.
Medications will not be sent home with students.
Welcome Back-To Tuscany

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