2020-2021 PTA Membership Information

The PTA has long served the Tuckahoe community with a variety of enrichment programs for families with children in grades K-12. Now, more than ever, we are committed to supporting Tuckahoe families throughout the coming school year. Your PTA membership dues help support our programs, especially in this time of depleted funds. We welcome your input as to how you feel the PTA can best serve the district in the COVID-19 era.

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Letter from the PTA President

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August 2020

Dear TUFSD Families,

As we begin the 2020-21 school year, we find ourselves filled with trepidation at the uncertainties that lie ahead. The COVID-19 pandemic has infiltrated every facet of our lives, and the school setting is not easily navigable with respect to balancing academics, social-emotional well-being, and safety. Even under ordinary circumstances, the start of a new school year is often filled with tension and anxiety.

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The Animation Lab: 5th Grade Student Projects!

The Animation Lab, a stop-action animation workshop, was taught virtually to the 5th Graders in their Applications of Art to the Real World, STEAM Art class, by visiting artist, Anne O’Connor. Students completed projects demonstrating object animation, drawing animation, “cooking” animation, and cel animation, using CloudStopMotion and WeVideo platforms. The Tuckahoe PTA  funded the program for the children. Please take a look at the students’ amazing work!

Information Regarding the Upcoming Proposed Budget Vote

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The Tuckahoe PTA supports the Proposed Budget.

We encourage all registered voters to return their Absentee Ballots and vote on the Proposed Budget and the Candidates for the Board of Education Trustee Seats. Please review the update below regarding the deadline for mail-in or dropped off ballots:

Please note that as per a new Executive Order from the Governor today, ballots received by mail in the office of the clerk of the school district not later than June 16, 2020 shall be canvassed for the June 9, 2020 budget vote and trustee election.  No ballots for such election shall be accepted at the drop box at William E. Cottle School after 5 p.m. on June 9, 2020 except those received by mail in accordance with this provision. This order also indicates that ballots are to be canvassed after 5 p.m. on June 16, 2020, therefore counting will be postponed until that date and time with the results available as soon as all ballots have been accounted for.

All questions relating to Absentee Ballots may be directed to the District Clerk’s Office.  Information about the Proposed Budget and Election may be found here:

https://www.tuckahoeschools.org/51920_information

The Virtual PTA Scholastic Book Fair is Here!

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Kick off summer reading with new books! 

You’re invited to shop our virtual book fair all summer long. With a huge selection of books, educational products, games, crafts and kits, there’s something to keep even the youngest minds busy! Access teacher recommendations and required reading lists on our homepage. And be sure to share the link with friends and relatives!

When: May 11th to September 4th, 2020

Where: Online!