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Attention Scorpions and Families:

This page is the starting point for any information you are seeking or questions you have. For grade-level specific questions, please select the correct grade level from the 'Home Support' tab. This page will include district information and resources, as well as Secrist specific information, in hopes to simplify home and online learning.

District Information

Loaner Laptops (6-8th)

Where: Secrist Middle School

When: Starting Thursday, April 9, 2020

*Grade 8: Thursday 4/9/2020, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

*Grade 7: Monday 4/13/2020, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

*Grade 6: Tuesday 4/14/2020, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

*Makeup Day: Wednesday 4/15/2020, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, or TBD

  • Details: -Loaner laptop must be picked up by a Parent/Guardian with a photo ID. 
  • -Students will not be distributed a laptop unless they are listed in Synergy SIS as legal self-guardian.
  • -Bring a pen if you can to sign the forms
  • -This is a drive-through pick-up. Please stay in your car to facilitate social distancing.
  • -Please Do NOT come If your student already has access to a desktop, laptop or tablet at home. They already have what they need. If all students pick up a laptop, we will run out! Please be considerate of the needs of others in your TUSD school community.
  • -Limit two loaner laptops per household.
  • If you do not have a car or if you have any respiratory symptoms, please call 520-225-4800. We will work with you to make other arrangements.
  • Thank you for your patience as we work through this process.

Free Meals (Grab-n-Go)

During school closures, we offer free Grab-and-Go Mobilized Meals across TUSD via 12 bus routes making stops between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each bus route includes stops at school bus bays and existing bus stops where free Grab-and-Go meals will be provided. Each bus route will stop at the designated stops for 10 minutes to provide the Grab-and-Go meals. One breakfast and one lunch will be provided to each child. These meals are free to all children 18 and under. There are no eligibility requirements--ALL children 18 and under can receive these free meals.

If children are NOT present at pick-up, parents/guardians will be asked to provide one of the following for meal pick-up:

  1. A student ID card, report card, or other school issued documentation with a child's name such as enrollment, class schedule, IEP etc.
  2. Show a video call home to show their children at home
  3. For children not enrolled in school: documentation with a child's name and date of birth such as a medical document
  4. If none of the above is able to be provided, staff will ask for the parent/guardian's name, child's name and school (or date of birth if not enrolled in school) which will be logged by staff.

*Staff providing the meals will not be collecting any of these documents; they just need to be shown.

Click here for routes and schedule.

Please call TUSD Food Services at 225-4700 for any questions or for help finding the best route for you.

See more on the TUSD website

Paper Packets

During the week of April 14th, TUSD will distribute our final set of Paper Workbooks for this school year. Workbooks will be available for every Kindergartner through 8th grade, and can be picked up at the student's school they are enrolled in. There are also High School core class workbooks and CTE packets if students do not have online access.

This is a valet service and/or a grab-n-go in which you will drive through the school bus bay, or parking lot, to maintain safe social distancing for everyone. 
Our Tucson Unified School Teams will be wearing gloves and face coverings.

Below are the distribution times. Please pick up workbooks at your child's school as we are tracking which students received workbooks.

Highschoolers (9th-12th grade)

Where: School Bus Bay or School Parking Lot of student's school
When: Tuesday, April 14th - 7-10 am OR Wednesday, April 15th - 12-4 pm

Middleschoolers (6th-8th grade) *By Grade level*
Where: School Bus Bay or School Parking Lot of student's school (Secrist)
When: Wednesday April 15th - 12-6pm (8th grade)
Thursday April 16th - 12-6pm (7th grade)
Friday April 17th - 12-6pm (6th grade)

Elementary (K-5) *By 1st letter of Last Name*
Where: School Bus Bay or School Parking Lot of student's school
When: Thursday, April 16th - 12-6pm (Students with last names that begin with A-L) 
Friday, April 17th - 12-6pm (Students with last names that begin with M-Z)

You can also find this information on the TUSD website here.

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