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Estrella Foothills Now Enrolling For On-Site Learning

Laveen’s newest school, Estrella Foothills Global Academy is now enrolling for August 2020.

Estrella Foothills will be offering on-site learning with students attending school each day in person.  Class sizes will be capped at only 18 students and CDC safety recommendations will be implemented as much as possible (e.g., hand washing, limited sharing of supplies, health screenings, and face coverings). Space will be maximized between desks.

The school will open with only two classrooms for every grade level in Grades K-6. Parents will be responsible for transporting their children to and from school as busing will not be provided at this time.

To enroll using our secure online registration portal, visit the district’s registration pageRegistration for EFGA will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Families who have already registered at EFGA will receive priority enrollment.

Note: The Governor’s June 29 Executive Order delayed the opening of schools for on-site learning to August 17. Until the executive order is lifted, EFGA will provide instruction via an online/distance learning format. Read more at www.LaveenSchools.org/Return-to-Laveen.

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Return to Laveen. Governing Board Approves Plans for Reopening of Schools.

On June 23, Laveen’s Governing Board approved the recommendations provided by the district’s Reopening of Schools Task Force for the 2020-21 school year. These recommendations were based on results from the recent parent and teacher surveys. The following schooling options were approved, giving parents a choice on the program that best suits their child.

  • Full-Year Online Learning (Laveen Online Academy)
  • Flexible Distance Learning (Distance Learning with Transition to On-Site)
  • Daily On-Site Learning (Full-Day, Every-Day at School)
  • Estrella Foothills Global Academy (Grades K-6, capped class sizes)

Please visit the Return to Laveen webpage for details of these four plans.

 

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Laveen Offices to Reopen on June 15

All Laveen offices will reopen to the public on June 15. Offices will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday. Offices are closed on Fridays throughout the summer months.

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, we are permitting only one family in the lobby at a time. We ask families to wait outside, at least six feet apart, until it is their turn. Shade will be provided. We encourage all visitors to wear a mask during their visit.

Families who are enrolling their child for the 2020-21 school year, may begin the process online through our new registration portal, www.laveenschools.org/registration. Necessary documents, as outlined on our registration page, will need to be presented in-person before your child may begin the school year.

 

 

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Our Commitment to the Society our Children Deserve

Recognizing the role they play in developing schools where children feel safe and fostering positive relationships in children, the superintendents from several Phoenix area school districts have come together to affirm their commitment to the society our children deserve. Please take a moment to read their statement.

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