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This space will contain emails that Dr. Parker is sending to Parents during the COVID-19 Closure.  They are in reverse order with the most recent at the top.  Please remember that not all links will remain operational.

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

Greetings Tucker HS Parents, 

Please see the updates and reminders for this week:

  • 9-Week Grades-- parents can view all current grades and progress for their student(s) for this grading period on Infinite Campus. Please see this link for access and information: https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/infinite-campus/. We continue to remind students that grades count this semester and all final grades will be transcribed as earned at the end of the semester (in December) and count towards their GPA. 
  • PSAT, Thursday, October 29th-- Eleventh and ninth grade students that have previously registered  for the PSAT will take the test on Thursday, October 29th. Eleventh graders should arrive using the Gym Lobby entrance off Chamblee-Tucker road no later that 8:30am and ninth graders should arrive no later than 12:30pm at the same entrance. Students must wear a mask and temperatures will be taken before they can enter the building. Students should also bring their own calculators. 
  • Chromebooks- please see information and updates here 
  • Rising 9th Grade Parent Night- Monday, October 26th at 6:00 PM (Virtual). A Link will be put up on TMS website homepage and THS homepage to view this meeting
  • Free & Reduced Lunch Application- please note previous information sent and apply this week 
  • Boys Basketball Information- see flyer here 

Please let us know any questions or concerns with any of this information 

Monday, Oct. 19, 2020

Good Morning Tucker HS Parents,

Please see information and updates for this week below:

  • Free/Reduced Lunch Applications- Please see this information to complete the free/reduced lunch application for students here https://www.schoolcafe.com/. This is an important opportunity for students and needed information for our school. Here are the forms and other  information (Spanish version of this application is available here)
  • Parent Conferences- please use this link to sign up for conferences this Weds https://www.signupgenius.com/tabs/63276d803a6ccecc06-parent
  • National Honors Society Induction- please see details here 
  • Dual Enrollment and Financial Aid Night- is this Tuesday, October 20th at 6:00PM (virtual). The meeting link will be on the THS homepage 
  • Tucker HS Chipotle Spirit Night- On Tuesday, October 20, 2020  4347 at the location on  Hugh Howell Rd, Tucker, GA 30084 from 5pm – 9pm.  Use code 39BV3A6 before checkout in ‘promo’ field. Orders placed on Chipotle.com or through the Chipotle app for pickup using this unique code will be counted towards the fundraiser.
  • Swim Team Interest Meeting Anyone wanting to learn more about the Tucker Swim Team please email coach Ross Phillips.  We will be having an interest meeting soon and it will be announced on Remind.   Coach’s email is ross_b_phillips@dekalbschoolsga.org and the remind link is https://www.remind.com/join/thsswim1 
  • Girls Basketball Interest- see information here 

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020
Good Afternoon Parents,

Please see the information below for updates and reminders:

Free/Reduced Lunch Forms Please see the information attached and link below to complete the free/reduced lunch application for students https://www.schoolcafe.com/ This is an important opportunity for students and needed information for our school. Here is the Flyer and the form and a Spanish version
Title I Annual Meeting tonight-- Please use the following link to attend the meeting tonight at 6:00pm
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84530611046?pwd=dDJQaWY0SjNBMUljZ0xaeTY5OWpxQT09

National Honors Society Induction- please see details here
Tucker Chipotle Spirit Night - October 20, 2020
          Address: 4347 Hugh Howell Rd, Tucker, GA 30084. Event Date & Time: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 5pm – 9pm

          Use code 39BV3A6 before checkout in ‘promo’ field. Orders placed on Chipotle.com or through the Chipotle app for pickup also use this unique code  

Swim Team Interest Meeting Anyone wanting to learn more about the Tucker Swim Team please email coach Ross Phillips.  We will be having an interest meeting soon and it will be announced on Remind.   Coach’s email is ross_b_phillips@dekalbschoolsga.org and the remind link is https://www.remind.com/join/thsswim1

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020

Good Afternoon,
Please note the following reminders for this week: 

  • There is no school tomorrow, Monday (10/12). All classes will resume on Tuesday (10/13) on the regular Tuesday Virtual Learning schedule
  • There is a workshop on this Tuesday (10/13) at 8:00pm for all student-athletes interested in recruitment and obtaining a college athletic scholarship. Please register here for the workshop link

All DCSD parents/guardians should have received an email on Friday evening from the school district regarding your decision/intention for each child to continue virtual learning or choose face-to-face instruction. Please refer to that email with the intent to return the form and note the submission/decision is due by October 23rd


Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020

Greetings Tucker HS Parents,

Please see below for the updates and reminders for this week:

  • Parent Conferences- we will have parent/teacher conferences beginning this week on Wednesday 10/7.  Teachers will be reaching out to continue to schedule these meetings however due to the present need and high demand, we will also have conferences on next Wednesday, 10/14 by request. Information will be sent out this week for scheduling on 10/14. 
  • Chromebooks- Chromebook distribution will continue this week on Wednesday, October 7, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for students that do not already have a Chromebook that has been assigned to them will need to contact Mr. Stanley via telephone at (404) 953-5084 or e-mail at marcus_c_stanley@dekalbschoolsga.org. When telephoning and e-mailing Mr. Stanley please include the Student First and Last Name, Student Identification Number and two (2) Contact Numbers. Please call between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Counselor Newsletter-   https://www.smore.com/18sqf

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

Good Afternoon Tucker HS Parents, 

As we begin another week, please see below for updates:

  • All student 4.5 week progress reports are now available online in the parent portal. Please see here for more details https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/virtual-learning-support/ then under Infinite Campus Information. Also, additional information is coming from the parent center on accessing and navigating the Parent Portal in Infinite Campus and we will also be sending information out this week for scheduling parent-teacher conferences on 10/7. 
  • Chromebook distribution will continue this week on September 28, 2020 through September 30, 2020, students that do not already have a Chromebook that has been assigned to them will need to contact Mr. Stanley via telephone at (404) 953-5084 or e-mail at marcus_c_stanley@dekalbschoolsga.org. When telephoning and e-mailing Mr. Stanley please include the Student First and Last Name, Student Identification Number and two (2) Contact Numbers. Please call between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • The 2020 PSAT Registration is now open!  The test is available for all 10th graders at no cost and for 9th and 11th graders for $20. ALL students must register to take the test. The registration deadline is Wednesday, September 30th.  Please click here to register and pay https://filecabinet3.eschoolview.com/0AB60151-B7B5-42FD-BDCF-2C600BBCA09B/2d528148-7c35-417d-bcb0-ca449845aa0f.pdf  Please don't hesitate to email Mrs. Gunter (doryiane_gunter@dekalbschoolsga.org) with any questions or concerns.

Thanks and please let us know how we can further support you and your student.


Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

Greetings Tucker HS Parents, 

Please see the updates and announcements for this week below: 

  • The Virtual Junior Class Parent Meeting is this Thursday, September 24th at 6:00PM. Please use the school website for the link to this meeting for all 11th grade students and parents.
  • 4.5 Week Grades- Last Wednesday marked the 4.5 week grading period for all students, please check their grades online in Infinite Campus to monitor progress and attendance. Please also email teachers directly for a parent conference if needed. We have been reminding students that all final grades this semester will be transcribed as entered so maximum effort is required. Please share any questions or concerns.
  • 2020 PSAT Registration is now open!  The test is available for all 10th graders at no cost and for 9th and 11th graders for $20. ALL students must register to take the test. The registration deadline is Wednesday, September 30th.  Please click here to register and pay: https://webstores.activenetwork.com/school-software/tucker_high_school_o/    Please don't hesitate to email Mrs. Gunter (doryiane_gunter@dekalbschoolsga.org) with any PSAT questions or concerns.
  • Chromebooks- Starting September 21, 2020 through September 25, 2020 and September 28, 2020 through September 30, 2020, students that do not already have a Chromebook that has been assigned to them will need to contact Mr. Stanley via telephone at (404) 953-5084.  You may also e-mail Mr. Stanley at marcus_c_stanley@dekalbschoolsga.org When telephoning and e-mailing Mr. Stanley please include the Student First and Last Name, Student Identification Number, and two (2) Contact Numbers. Please call between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • The IB Senior Parent Meeting is Tuesday, September 22nd at 6:00PM using the Zoom Link

Have a great week


Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

Tucker HS Parents,

As we prepare for another week of school and virtual teaching and learning, please note the following key school announcements for this week:

  • Title I Annual Stakeholder Meeting: Tuesday 9/15 at 5:00pm

This is an important opportunity to provide input and to review the initiatives and Title I budget for this school year. This is a virtual meeting

PDF:  STAKEHOLDER MEETING 2020 fall.pdf 

LINK:  STAKEHOLDER MEETING LINK

  • Virtual Curriculum Night:  Tuesday 9/15 at 6:00pm

This is an important opportunity as well to hear from your child’s teachers regarding their classes and what you can expect with them moving forward. This is also a virtual meeting. All additional information on this event will be available via the school website.

LINK: http://tuckerhs.dekalb.k12.ga.us

  • Voting for PAC (Principal Advisory Council): Begins online Tuesday 9/15

There are two parent representative seats available that can be voted on, the nominated candidates are below and additional instructions and electronic ballots will be emailed this week and this website can be further referenced on the process and function on the PAC: https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/principal-advisory-councils/


 

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