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It is time for the annual Parent Survey. The Laveen Elementary School District believes that parental input to the educational process is critically important. This survey is a part of our district’s ongoing continuous improvement process and provides school leaders a view into the perception of our community and areas that possibly need improvement. You should plan on taking 5 to 10 minutes to complete the online survey. This survey will be available March 27 — April 21.
Your cooperation and support are greatly appreciated.
Digital Learning Day was on February 23. Across the Laveen District, 245 teachers participated. At least 85% of teachers at each school participated in the event. A variety of technology tools were used to engage students. Some of the popular choices included Nearpod, SMART Labs, Discovery Education, and Seesaw. Watch our school’s video.
Laveen schools will begin administering state achievement testing in April. Students in Grades 3-8 will take Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching (AzMERIT). The AzMERIT test measures students’ skills in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. Students in 4th and 8th grade will continue to take the AIMS science test, in addition to AzMERIT. Students who are enrolled in an Algebra or Geometry class, will also take an AzMERIT end of course (EOC) assessment. Thanks to the continued support of our community, Laveen School District will to administer the AzMERIT assessment via its online platform.
For more information on the testing as well as schedules and tips for success, read the letter from the Academic Services Department.
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Registration is now open for the Kids Klub Spring Break Camp. View the Registration Form.
The Laveen Elementary School District will be opening two preschool programs on the campus of Paseo Pointe School in August 2017.
One will be part of the school’s Dual Language Immersion program where students will receive instruction in two languages. The other will be an English instruction preschool. Both are open to children that are four and five years old. Three-year-olds may be accepted depending on available space.
Both programs are available to families living within the Laveen Elementary School District. Children residing outside of the district boundaries may also attend as long as space permits.
Registration for these two programs will open April 10, 2017. Registration must be completed at the Kids Klub office which is located at Desert Meadows School. Hours are 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
You must bring the following documents at time of registration:
- Completed Enrollment Packet
- Immunization Record
- Official Birth Certificate
- Parent/Guardian Photo ID
- $130 (Registration fee of $65 and Supply fee of $65)
Placement is on a first come, first served basis and priority will be given to children ages 4 and 5. Registration fees will be held for children who are three years old until they are officially enrolled.
Please contact Kids Klub with any questions at 602-237-7058.
Visit our preschool page for more information.
Join us for the 3rd Annual Laveen Spring Arts Festival on April 7. The event will feature numerous arts and crafts vendors, craft activities for children, Laveen student performances, and food. Entrance to the event is free. Tickets will be sold to participate in the activities.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Foundation which provides scholarships to Laveen 8th grade students entering high school and former Laveen students entering college.
The event takes place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Laveen Education Center Lawn, 5001 W. Dobbins.
Visit the Spring Arts Festival page for more information and vendor opportunities.
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