Ms. Claire Sinclair, kindergarten teacher at Tuscan Elementary School, and recipient of an Achieve Grant, took her kindergarten class on a field trip to Winchester Gardens.
Students at Tuscan School participated in a workshop entitled, “The Art of Making Books”.
As part of Tuscan School’s Read Across America Week celebration, The Cat in the Hat visited with students in kindergarten through grade two.
Tuscan Elementary Students participated in the Maplewood Memorial Library’s Kids Speak Out event.
Tuscan kindergarteners and 5th graders sing seasonal songs for the residents.
That was the question that was posed to Tuscan 4th graders whose assignment assignment was a free-write piece in Ms. Lee's 4th grade class.
This concert was an opportunity for the students’ to see and hear a live orchestra perform music composed by some of the musical greats...
Author Michelle Knudsen visited Tuscan School and spoke to kindergarten through grade three about her books and the writing process.
Faculty and staff from Tuscan School volunteered at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.
Second graders in Ms. Popp’s library classes at Tuscan School studied the book, Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña
Students from the South Orange-Maplewood School District participated in the Maplewood Memorial Library’s Kids Speak Out for Black History Month event
Author Mac Barnett visited Tuscan School and spoke to grades four and five about his latest book, The Terrible Two Get Worse, written with Jory John and illustrated by Kevin Cornell.
Tuscan Elementary administration and the Maplewood Township administration came together to discuss pedestrian safety and how it relates to the safety of our children.
The fourth and fifth grade students at Tuscan School wrote book reviews and then created presentations based on their book choices in their library classes.
Tuscan alumni Milton Milch, Annette (Lipstein) Friedman, and Leonora Stevenson visited for a tour and to speak to students about the “old days.” They graduated from Tuscan in 1957.
Author, Kat Yeh, visited Tuscan School and spoke to students about her books and the writing process.
The Tuscan Elementary School community celebrated “El Cinco de Mayo” with a Spanish “fiesta.”
Tuscan Elementary School students went to the Liberty Regional Tournament for Odyssey of the Mind and the students on one team placed second.
Tuscan students participated in their first Odyssey of the Mind tournament, competing against other teams in the state.
The film featured Tuscan School Assistant Principal, Kevin Mason.
Child advocate and best-selling children’s author, Trudy Ludwig shared her books, research, and words of wisdom with the Tuscan community.
Tuscan School took a "Brain Break" together at 10:00 am to participate in JAM World Record 2013!
Columbia High School students, accompanied by their teacher, Judi Cohen, paraded into our school, to help celebrate Read Across America Day
Pilot program will encourage children to walk to school.
November 19, 2012 - The Board of Education approved the appointment of Mr. Kevin Mason as Tuscan School Assistant Principal.
June 8, 2012 - Fifth-grader writes about preventing bullying of students with disabilities.
March 17, 2011 - Extra energy filled the halls of Tuscan School as the third grade hosted the annual Invention Convention. The convention is modeled after the State Department of Education’s program called Student Inventions Through Education (SITE) and follows a pre-designed format to create and build inventions.
December 13, 2010 - Mr. Aronson and Mr. Glenn (a Tuscan parent), who have collaborated on a number of nonfiction books for intermediate and young adult readers, recently visited the fourth and fifth graders to talk about the dynamic nature of doing research.
October 8, 2010 - At Tuscan Elementary School Farmer's Market, held out in the courtyard, students were able to come and pick their own fruits and vegetables to take home.
Tuscan Elementary School’s Student Council honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by changing its monthly school-wide spirit day celebration to "PEACE” day.
Tuscan Elementary School Student Council recently held a special School Spirit Day titled "Mix It Up Day."
September 11, 2009 - Tuscan Elementary School third graders rose to the challenge when their teacher suggested that they commemorate September 11 by performing a community service that would help other children.
On Thursday, June 18, 2009, Mrs. Claire Sinclair's kindergarten students from Tuscan Elementary School and the kindergarten students in Mrs. Maureen Davenport's class at Seth Boyden finally got to meet.
May 1, 2009 - When a teacher and a library media specialist at Tuscan Elementary School shared the same dream and vision of a learning garden for the students, the concept of the Tuscan Peace Patch was born.
April 24, 2009 - Students sat quietly on the floor of Ms. Marci Gordon’s fourth-grade classroom in Tuscan School, waiting their turn to recite the poems they wrote in celebration of the Harlem Renaissance.
March 13, 2009 - For the third year in a row, Tuscan Elementary School students invited Columbia High School Peer Leaders to be Celebrity Readers in their school in celebration of Read Across America.
March 3, 2009 - It has been a tradition in Kindergarten to celebrate The 100th Day of School by bringing in 100 items of something! This year in celebration of The 100th Day of school, Mrs. Sinclair’s kindergarten class, at Tuscan Elementary School ...
When the weather outside is frightful, Tuscan Elementary School students may find it delightful, because when it snows enough to close district schools, they can be seen on ABC TV ...
Assemblywoman Mila Jasey recently gave 100 fifth graders at Tuscan Elementary School the benefit of her first-hand knowledge of the democratic process, a subject they are currently studying.