Dear TUHSD Community,
Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year. I hope your summer provided you with time to relax with family and friends and that you are ready to meet the challenges of a new school year. TUHSD is eager to welcome our students and staff back to our campuses.
The beginning of school is a special time for the Tolleson Union High School District community. Every August we get an opportunity to begin a new chapter in TUHSD. TUHSD students are the reason we have been planning and preparing this summer. Our job is to prepare students for their future, not our past, and we believe there is no better place to inspire and motivate our students than TUHSD. We are prepared for our students, all 11,000 of them, and are excited for all students to learn and succeed.
Our theme this year is Leading Every Day. We will dedicate each day to leading all students - day to day, month to month, year to year - until each and every child entrusted to us receives a diploma. Our teachers and administrators continue their dedication to enhancing curriculum and have diligently worked to address the new Arizona College and Career Ready Standards (previously referred to as the Common Core State Standards). Students will be challenged every day and encouraged to apply their learning to real life situations as they prepare for post-secondary opportunities. TUHSD is also excited to continue our relationship with West-MEC and provide more CTE classes.
This summer, we worked to upgrade our schools to ensure that students are in classrooms that are conducive to learning and where students and staff feel safe. As I complete walkthroughs at each campus, I am happy to report that our buildings are ready for teachers and students. Integrating technology into instruction continues to be a priority in TUHSD; each school has been equipped to handle the technological demand of today’s students.
We thank you for your continued support and look forward to working with you during the 2014-2015 school year as we focus on each student’s achievement and success.
Yours in education,
Dr. Lexi Cunningham
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