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Community Service Club Thousands of Canned Goods for Food Bank

LES Canned Food 2022 (1)The Community Service Club at Laveen Elementary School held a canned drive for St. Mary’s Food Bank before break and collected over 2,000 cans and non-perishable food items. The Community Service Club is advised by 8th grade ELA teacher, Adrian Ruiz. This middle school club recently joined forces with the Laveen Kiwanis Club and will now be a “Kiwanis Builder Club.” As a new Builders Club, students will continue to develop self-awareness as they discover their passion to serve, their passion to lead and their ability to engage and collaborate with others. Laveen Elementary School thanks the Laveen Kiwanis Club for their continued support!

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Join our Team! Teacher Job Fair is February 23

The Laveen School District is hosting a job fair for teachers interested in joining our team. The job fair will be held on February 23, 2023, from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Laveen Education Center, 5001 W. Dobbins. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with Laveen administrators including school principals.

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Mission: Kindergarten 2023 is January 31

Enrolling a kindergartner next school year? Join us for an exploration of Laveen’s kindergarten program on January 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at all Laveen schools.

Each of our nine schools will host an information night for prospective families. Our school principals will navigate you through everything you need to know as you prepare to launch your child into a successful academic career.

Registration* for the 2023-24 school year will open on January 31. Apply online at www.LaveenSchools.org/registration. Enrollment requirements may apply.

Students may be enrolled in any of our schools regardless of where they live, space permitting. Families living outside of a school’s transportation zone will be responsible for providing transportation.

*Children must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2023 to register for kindergarten. Preschool for children ages 3-5 is offered at Desert Meadows, Estrella Foothills, Paseo Pointe, and Vista del Sur.

Visit www.LaveenSchools.org/Kindergarten for more information.

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Potential Social Studies curriculum for 2023-2024 school year

The 6-8 social studies adoption committee is in the process of reviewing potential curriculum for adoption to begin in the 2023-24 school year. The committee is currently reviewing the following publishers:

McGraw Hill Social Studies
MCH Program Overview

Savvas Realize Social Studies
Savvas Program Overview

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Social Studies
HMH Social Studies Overview

Teacher’s Curriculum Institute Social Studies (TCI)
TCI Social Studies Overview

The materials are currently on digital display for community input. Login information can be found here. Printed materials are also available upon request. If you have any questions or comments please contact:

Dr. Tracy Watkins
twatkins@laveeneld.org

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Laveen Hawks win 2022 boys basketball championship

Laveen with the trophy

Our boys basketball semifinals and championship game was held last night at Betty Fairfax High School. Cheatham, Desert Meadows, Laveen, and Vista del Sur participated in the semifinals. The Laveen Hawks held off the Vista del Sur Tigers in the championship game. The Hawks took home the trophy as the 2022 district champions!

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