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African American Student Recognition

The African American Student Services Department awards a scholarship each year to a graduating African American senior who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to learning and a desire to further his/her education. The scholarship funds may be used towards college, university or vocational studies of the student’s choice.

The 29th Annual African American Student Recognition Program will take place on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the University of Arizona’s Grand Ballroom from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Department efforts will determine scholarship amounts. Student winners will also be honored at the May 2, 2015 Legacy of Excellence Banquet. Based on your current GPA of 3.5 or above, we would like to extend an opportunity to apply for the Legacy of Excellence Scholarship through African American Student Services Department.

Deadline for the completed application is April 6, 2015.

Instructions
E-mail or Mail your application to
Debbie.Worthy@tusd1.org
Attention: Debbie Worthy
African American Student Services Department
Tucson Unified School District
1010 E. 10th Street
Tucson, Arizona 85719

If you have any questions contact AASSD at 520-731-7700.

2015 African American Student Recognition and Scholarship (in PDF)

Making A Difference Scholarship 2014-2015

Scholarship Application: In Word | In PDF

The Asian Pacific American Student Services in conjunction with OCA-Greater Tucson Chapter is pleased to announce the 2014-15 Making a Difference Scholarship. A limited number of $500 scholarships are available. Students will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  1. Applicant must be a TUSD senior or a senior from other schools on OCA-Tucson Chapter’s website who will be graduating by May, 2015 and accepted into an institution of higher education.
  2. Applicant must show a proven record of community service.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum, cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  4. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or legal refugee.
  5. Applicant must be of Asian or Pacific Island descent.

Deadline: April 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm (submitted in person) or midnight (online submission).

Mural Club for Youth meets Saturday in Tucson Arts District

The Mural Club, a project of the Tucson Mural Arts Program and Tucson Arts Brigade, invites students to weekly sessions every Saturday from 3-6 p.m. to design and paint public murals. Youth ages 8-18 can now register for the program which gathers at the Citizens Artist Collective, Studio 13, 44 W 6th Street in downtown Tucson, Arizona every Saturday from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. For more information, see the Mural Club web site.

Saturday Math Help

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Free Saturday Math Help is available! Sponsored by Mexican American Student Services, this math support is offered to all TUSD students in grades 5-12.

Parents, please request math packets or homework from your child's teacher. Please be sure that all students arrive ready to work.

Students are asked to bring math assignments and must bring math work with them each Saturday.

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New TUSD curriculum materials

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Common Core Standards Initiative: Common Education Standards - What You Need to Know

Scholarships for Students

Check the Scholarship page to find some of the latest scholarship opportunities for students. This page is updated regularly, so be sure to visit it often!

Coming in August 2016: A new Student Information System

The TUSD Governing Board has voted to implement Synergy®, the new Statewide Student Information System. The new system will provide principals, teachers, parents, and students with data at their fingertips. Work begins immediately and the system will be fully implemented for August 2016, the start of the 2016-17 school year. Take a look at FAQs to learn more about what this system offers you!
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