TUSD will be offering drive thru school registration on Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at all schools except Miles Exploratory Learning Center.
Arizona experts give tips for surviving summer at home with kids plus many free resources videos, classes and printables to help give you some inspiration including many from the University of Arizona.
Summer meal distribution is starting in Tucson, Arizona. Check this list for times and locations for children to get free lunch this summer.
More than 50 Sunnyside district high school students submitted poems to be judged in the contest which came with a $100 prize and publication on #ThisIsTucson. Read more
During a meeting over video chat Tuesday, May 12, the Tucson Unified governing board unanimously approved the Family Life Curriculum for TUSD students, which includes sex education. Read more
Some Tucson, Arizona 2020 summer camp programs are canceled; some are moving forward as planned with new procedures; others have pivoted to become virtual; some have pushed back start times to later in the summer; and some are still undecided. Read more
Summer camp coronavirus changes can still be updated in our 2020 summer camp guide for Tucson parents. Read more
Tucson’s public schools have been forced to make a huge effort to narrow the digital divide among students since campuses across Arizona were ordered shut during the pandemic — and are doing so with nearly no help from the state. Read more
Five high school students in Tucson, Arizona started STITCHES to make face masks for the public and healthcare workers, delivering groceries, and virtual tutoring students. Read more
Some ideas for how to thank your teacher during 2020 Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-9 — e-gift cards, Tucson Values Teachers nomination, video cards and more. Read more
Teen poets in the Sunnyside Unified School District could have their work published on #ThisIsTucson and win a $100 prize in the SUSD foundation's first ever poetry competition. Read more
The coronavirus pandemic has forced Tucson teachers to quickly figure out new ways to help students. This is how Kasie Betten, an English teacher at Desert View High School, is adjusting to remote learning. Read more
Many students and parents are struggling to adjust to remote learning. For kids with special needs like developmental delays, autism and others, the hurdle to stay on track can be even harder to overcome. Read more
A roundup of Tucson-inspired free coloring pages including our own #ThisIsTucson coloring sheets downloadable for the first time, Annotated Audrey, Why I Love Where I Live, MOCA and the Arizona Daily Star Read more
The coronavirus pandemic has forced teachers to quickly figure out new ways to help Tucson kids continue learning from home. Read more
The cancellation of Arizona prom and graduation ceremonies may seem trivial compared to the devastation unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but for Tucson teens, it's the loss of lifelong memories. Read more
Arizona schools are closed for the rest of the year because of coronavirus restrictions. As teachers and students began remote learning last week, we spoke to Tia Tsosie-Begay about her experience. Read more
Tending to students' emotional well-being is at the forefront for many Tucson-area educators as schools began to roll out remote education. Read more
We're sailing some uncharted parenting waters at the moment and there are a lot of ways our childrens' mental health, emotions and well-being are being impacted by what we're all experiencing. Read more
Among the list of things that many of us raising children never thought we'd have to navigate? A global pandemic that would completely change our lives. Read more
All local YMCA branches have suspended their regular fitness programming and are now using five Tucson-area locations and one in Pinal County to strictly provide emergency childcare while school is out of session for children ages 5-12. Read more