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English Language Arts Adoption Committee Recommends ReadyGEN and StudySync.

The English language arts adoption committee has been meeting regularly since October, 2019 to review potential curriculum to support K-8 students. This process involves representatives from all schools an excellent opportunity to research and evaluate potential English language arts programs for the 2020-21 school year. After many hours of work, reflection and deliberation, the recommendations are:

The recommended programs systematically integrate the four strands: reading, writing, listening and speaking, and language. Additionally, each program provides methods and materials for differentiating instruction for students with disabilities, gifted, and ELL subgroups, while ensuring that all students still encounter grade-level text during the core block of instruction. Finally, the digital engagement component supports our district-wide technology initiatives. 

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District to Host Cyber Safety Workshop for Parents

The Laveen School District will host a parent workshop on Cyber Safety at 6:00 p.m. on February 11 at Vista del Sur, 3908 W. South Mountain.

The presentation will cover general topics related to social media including sexting, cyber-predators, cyber-bullying, popular apps, and social media websites. The session is being presented by The Office of the Arizona Attorney General and will run 45 minutes.

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 School Named an Arizona Exemplary Title 1 School for Teachers and Instruction

Laveen School has been named a 2019-20 Arizona Exemplary Title I School by the state’s Department of Education. This award recognizes schools that show a commitment to excellence and continued school improvement, ensuring the best learning possible for students.

This state-level recognition program is based on the Six Principles of Effective Schools and honors schools that have demonstrated innovation and outstanding results in one of the following categories:

  1. Effective Leadership
  2. Effective Teachers and Instruction
  3. Effective Organization of Time
  4. Effective Curriculum
  5. Conditions, Climate and Culture
  6. Family and Community Engagement

Laveen displayed outstanding achievement in the area of Effective Teachers and Instruction as validated by an on-site visiting team.

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Early Childhood Fair is January 22

Join us for this free event showcasing resources for current and future parents of children under 5. The 2nd Annual Early Childhood Fair is January 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. It will take place at Laveen School, 4141 W. McNeil.

Participants will have the opportunity to visit with numerous vendors and providers that include activities for children, preschool, child health & development, and community programs & resources.

Registration packets for Laveen’s preschool programs will be provided at this event.

Visit our Early Childhood Fair page for more details.

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