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3rd and 4th Graders join Superintendent’s Math All Stars Club

District superintendent Dr. Sprout held an assembly at each school to introduce all third and fourth-grade students to the Superintendent’s Math-All Stars Club, challenging students to spend 15 minutes a day practicing math skills. Students who join the club will be given a Chromebook to use at home for the duration of the school year. Students will participate in the ALEKS online math program, a companion product to the district’s math curriculum. ALEKS uses adaptive tools to tailor students’ math practice to their identified needs. Dr. Sprout will appear in Google Classroom videos monthly to congratulate students and introduce the month’s challenges and monthly prizes.

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6 – 8 Social Studies Adoption Committee

Vacancy Announcement

Social Studies Curriculum Committee for Grades 6 – 8

Academic Services is seeking parents, teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators to serve in a collaborative capacity to research and evaluate Social Studies programs for grades 6 – 8. The committee will be trained in evaluative criteria prior to reviewing programs and accompanying resources. Our first meeting dates are tentatively scheduled for November 1st and November 15th at the LEC from 4pm-5pm.

To apply, please submit a brief letter of interest to your building principal by Friday, October 21st. Letters of interest will only be accepted with principal approval.

Please direct any questions to Tracy Watkins, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction: twatkins@laveeneld.org.

 

 

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Malissa Iler Receives Excellence in Education

Each year one teacher from each school is selected to receive the district’s Excellence in Education Award. This prestigious award is given to those who attain high academic achievement for their students, provide exceptional service and leadership at their school, and make a positive difference outside of the classroom and in the community.

Congratulations to Trailside Point Performing Arts Academy- 2nd grade Teacher- Malissa Iler. Mrs.Iler was recognized at the district’s annual all-staff celebration last week.

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Meet the Teacher Night- August 4th

All Laveen students and their families are encouraged to join us on Thursday August 4th for Meet the Teacher Night. Participants will have the opportunity to meet their child’s teacher, learn about the classroom, and gather any other information needed to start the 2022-2023 school year. Families are welcome to stop by their child’s school between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

 

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Summer Meal Service Changes July 1

Beginning July 1, 2022 curbside meal service at all Laveen schools will be ending due to the expiration of federal waivers* that permitted this practice. However, all children will be able to eat meals in the Desert Meadows cafeteria located at 6855 W. Meadows Loop East.

Meals will be served Monday – Friday, July 1 – August 2 (closed July 4).

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

All meals must be consumed in the cafeteria. Meals may not be taken off the premises.

Children 18 years and younger may pick up a nutritious breakfast and lunch over the summer break. All kids’ meals are free. There are no income requirements and you do not need to register. Children do not need to be enrolled in a Laveen school to participate. The summer meal program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

For more details visit our Summer Meal page.

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