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Estrella Foothills Groundbreaking Celebration Planned for Oct. 25

Map of GroundbreakingThe Laveen School District will be breaking ground on their ninth school, Estrella Foothills Global Academy, on October 25 at 9:00 a.m. The celebration will take place near 55th Avenue and Carver.

The school will open in August 2020 to Grades K-6, adding a grade level each year until it is a K-8 school.  It will feature Global Studies as its signature program. Plans include becoming an International Baccalaureate World School and Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language component.

The construction of this school is funded by the Arizona School Facilities Board.

Visit Estrella Foothills’ page for more information about the school.


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Laveen District to Host Vaping Awareness Info Session

The Laveen School District will host a parent information session on Vaping/ E-Cigarette Awareness at 6:00 p.m. on November 6 at Paseo Pointe, 8800 S. 55th Avenue.

The topic will focus on educating parents about the common myths and misconceptions surrounding vaping and the use of e-cigarettes. Speakers will provide information on the evolution of these products, the dangers associated with the devices, and the chemicals inhaled during usage. The session is being presented by The Office of the Arizona Attorney General.

Middle school students are encouraged to attend with their parents/guardians. There is no charge to attend. This session is open to all Laveen families.

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Laveen Cafeterias Now Serving Afterschool Snacks

Beginning September 30, all Laveen cafeterias will serve after-school snacks to students who participate in after-school activities.

The “Super Snacks” are nutritious, quick and easy to eat, and delicious – giving students a chance to refuel before moving on to their activity. They are served at no charge through USDA’s After-school Meal Program, a component of the National School Lunch Program.

Whether students are practicing sports, receiving tutoring, participating in a club or attending Kids Club – we’ve got a meal ready for them.

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Laveen to Open Estrella Foothills Global Academy in 2020.

The Laveen School District will be opening its ninth school in August 2020.

Located with the Taylor Morrison development near 55th Avenue and Carver, the new school will feature global studies as its signature program. Estrella Foothills Global Academy will open to Grades Kindergarten – 6 in August 2020. It will add a grade level each year until it serves Grades K-8.

Groundbreaking is planned for October 25 at 9:00 a.m.

Visit the school’s page for updates

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